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Kris Broughton

Big Think Contributor, Resurgence Blog

Kris Broughton, a veteran of the financial services industry, combines searing opinions with emotionally engaging commentary to provide insightful, original criticism of today's social and political events. His work has been featured in the Chicago Sun-Times, Reuters, the Post Tribune, Beacon News, and TV ONE Online.


Can Democrats Compete In 2016?

With this unexpected lull in the Republican convention schedule, I started wondering—are the Democrats ready for 2016? I know it sounds a little premature to be wondering about four years […]

Romney’s Chickens Coming Home To Roost

Back in April, after Romney had pulled ahead of his GOP presidential competitors for good, I wrote about Romney’s penchant, a la Donald Trump and other mega millionaires, to reframe […]

Barack Obama The Survivor

In the aftermath of the House Oversight committee vote to hold United States Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress, I’ve been pretty dejected these last couple of days. […]

I Refuse To Carry This Load Anymore

A tsunami of words has been unleashed this week in response to the violent death of Trayvon Martin. Grown men with tears in their eyes have choked up as they […]

Right Wing Rings The Wrong Bell

They should just rename Fox News the “Black Presidents Scare The Shit Out Of Us” network. If nothing else, Sean Hannity is consistent—he inundates the airwaves every day with “Obama […]