The term "crony capitalism" -- or what some also refer to as "crony government" -- has been discussed and debated for quite a long time in conservative circles. But what, exactly, does the phrase mean? The short video nearby gives one of the best overviews we've seen so far on the topic.
The ill-named "Presidents Day" is usually just a time for many people to enjoy a long weekend. But we take the day a little more seriously, and use it as a time to reflect on what the presidency itself, and our political life, has become since George Washington first held the office.
Monday is set aside to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. And it is a day to remember that even within the lifetime of many of us, government used its power to suppress and deny the rights -- both human and civil -- of our fellow man.