The federal minimum wage has not kept up with inflation, and 71% of Americans support raising it. Yet Congress cannot seem to pass legislation to help out America's low-wage workers.
I do not have a crystal ball so I cannot tell you who will win this election, but I can tell you about an election scenario that could lead to chaos in between now and the inauguration.
The embargo on Cuba has been an abject failure and has kept Americans ignorant of the many successes of the Cuban Revolution.
War hawks Romney, McCain and Lieberman call for arming of Syrian rebels despite the potentially destabilizing and dangerous effects in the region.
This weekend's NATO summit in Chicago was demonstrative of the growing discontent over the war in Afghanistan. Criticism of the NATO war efforts came from all corridors of the political spectrum.