When it comes to the topic of payday loans, there is no shortage of opinions on the subject matter.
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Eliminating people's access to credit is poor policy and the current Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed rules would do just that by intentionally limiting access to short term credit to people like me, and you.
I have often said it is the natural tendency of those who achieve power in government to never give it up, and to keep expanding it absent a conscientious effort to say enough is enough.
The mullahs in Iran call the United States the Great Satan, but we are the ones who just made a deal with the devil. And this devil also just hit the jackpot.
It's all on the line for Donald Trump. Although he has flirted with running for president five times he is finally in the race and putting his foot in his mouth every step of the way.
"There are hundreds, maybe thousands of people across the country who are receiving recruitment overtures from the terrorist group (ISIS) or directives to attack the U.S....It's like the devil sitting on their shoulders, saying kill, kill, kill."
Domestic attacks and terror come in many forms. Since 2009 in the U.S., there have been approximately 40 deaths of military personnel and civilian contractors on our military installations that were each perpetrated by a single gunman.
The media landscape is changing in large and dramatic ways. There is an epic technological transition that is driving consolidation, which many are calling "merger mania."
All champions use positive self-talk. They routinely pump themselves up with the right words at the right time. Take this great example from the all-time tennis great Serena Williams.
In order to explain my Miss USA experience, I must begin with my journey to becoming Miss Maryland USA 2015.
As an African-American growing up in the Liberty City section of Miami-Dade County, I saw many families endure financial hardship from time to time. Unfortunately, many of these families, when left with no other options, turned to dubious methods and sources for help getting over these temporary challenges.
There is reason behind the fact that some hate groups in Europe where the swastika has been banned use the Confederate flag as a rallying symbol. They have an underlying shared value: white supremacy, buttress of our country's own original sin.
The Confederate flag has reached critical mass as a polarizing symbol of white supremacy over people of color.
Among the nine innocents murdered at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston Carolina this past Wednesday was Pastor Clementa Pinckney. Reverend Pinckney is my cousin, and our parents lived just across the field growing up in Marion, South Carolina. Our families have remained very close over the years. I knew them before I knew the world. We were all molded from the same clay.
Washington state recently implemented a taxpayer funded contraception initiative called "Take Charge" in many of its public schools. This program allows school personnel to implant intrauterine devices (IUDs) and other long-acting contraceptives (LARCS) in girls as young as eleven years old without parental knowledge or permission
When the 1977 miniseries "Roots," featuring LeVar Burton was produced by David L. Wolper, ABC Television had very low expectations for its success.
With all the negative media attention regarding the amount of people vying for the 2016 Republican nomination, there is a political dynamic that many haven't considered.
From The Vault
Opponents of various state-sponsored religious freedom laws have been braying as loudly as the law permits in hopes of convincing the American public that the laws will be used to discriminate against gay people ...
It's already been established that the health insurance plans of 158 million Americans are in jeopardy because of a feature in the Affordable Care Act called the Cadillac tax.
I believe that the Internet is one of man's crowning achievements, but there can be obvious and not-so-obvious dangers.
On April 4, 2015 an unarmed black man was shot and killed by a white police officer.
Shortly before his assassination, Martin Luther King, Jr. initiated his "Poor People's Campaign."
A detailed look at the provisions in H.R. 2 reveals a convoluted, top-down system with much of the White House's radical plan to change how doctors get paid woven into every page.
In the 1950s, a group of psychologists began promulgating ideas related to the pursuit of happiness and flourishing.
It is striking how sharply the rhetoric and demagoguery of contemporary presidential campaigns, and presidential rhetoric in general, has departed from 18th- and 19th-century norms.
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at the National Action Network's (NAN) 17th annual National Convention in New York City.