Obama Beats Hillary, Again

A new Gallup poll shows President Obama beating Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical 2012 Democratic nomination fight. Nobody should be surprised by that.

The Dumbest Generation: Does Technology Make Kids Dumb?

Has modern life robbed America’s youth of their ability to think? Or simply caused them to think in different ways about different things?

More on O’Donnell’s Misrepresentation of her Education

More on O’Donnell’s representation of her education in her own words.

O’Donnell’s Dubious Academic History

Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell has a history of embellishing her educational history.

Palin, Romney Lead In Early GOP 2012 Gallup Poll

Once again, Mitt Romney and Sarah Palin are at the top of the field in the GOP 2012 race, but that may not last forever.

Republican Rout in November?

Even with some key seats trending Democrat, Republicans are primed to take over both Houses of Congress come November 2.

McDonald’s Health Plan ObamaCare Casualty? Good!

Among the unintended but not unforeseen consequences of the new health care law is that companies who were previously offering some health coverage may stop altogether. In some cases, that’s just as well.

Flying Cars!

In news that will no doubt please the estimable Glenn Reynolds, DARPA has taken a big step toward the long-awaited flying car: Flying Humvees

Collegiate Prank Leads To Suicide

Three lives intersected last week at Rutgers University, but one person didn’t make it out alive.

Is This The End Of The GOP’s California Dreamin’ ?

Despite hopes that they could help reverse a 20 year trend, both Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman are beginning to lose ground in their races for statewide office in California.

OTB Radio – Tonight at 5:30 Eastern

Tonight’s topics: Democrats’ infighting, the continued Tea Party “takeover” of the GOP, the Obama administration’s following of its predecessor’s lead on executive power, and the degree to which America’s economic competition is fair.

“ACORN Pimp” James O’Keefe Attempts Bizarre CNN Stunt

The man best known for staging the “Acorn Pimp” videos is back in the news with an even more bizarre story.

Promised U.S. Aid Still Hasn’t Reached Haiti

Nine months after a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, more than a billion dollars in reconstruction aid still hasn’t reached the country.

Harnessing The Tea Party

Support for the Tea Party is at record levels but that movement does not have a coherent policy platform. Can the energy be harnessed to good use?

Is The Game Fixed?

A third of the Forbes 50 were born billionaires. Does that mean the game is fixed?

Back to Mono: Old School Reissues Rocking Rock World

Business is booming for box sets of 1960s acts remastered into the original mono.

Driving-While-Texting Bans Don’t Work

A new study suggests that laws banning texting while driving don’t actually have any impact on accident rates.

Obama: School Choice For Me, But Not For Thee

President Obama’s recent comments about the D.C. Public Schools should raise a few eyebrows.

Is NATO Relevant?

Yesterday’s NATO Beyond Afghanistan conference was a depressing day for fans of the most successful military alliance in history.

O’Donnell Caught Embellishing Her Education Credentials (Again)

Christine O’Donnell’s claim that she studied at Oxford is a tad misleading.

MacArthur Genius Grants

Some old guy and the man who created “The Wire” are among this year’s recipients.

Political Stink Bugs

Guilty Until Proved Innocent. And Even Then.

Our 24/7 media culture has created a climate where persons accused of sensational crimes are presumed guilty.

Jim DeMint Vows To Shut Down Senate

If South Carolina’s Jim DeMint has his way, the Senate won’t be conducting any business unless he approves of it.

North Korean Palace Intrigue

Kim Jong Il’s reclusive third son is now on a path to inherit leadership of the country founded by his Grandfather.

Biden To Democratic Base: “Stop Whining”

Vice-President Biden has a message for the Democratic base — stop complaining and just support us already.

Language Evolution: “Partner”

The use of “partner” to describe someone with whom one is in a romantic relationship has interesting connotations.

Science Journalism Parody

An amusing parody of the typical press report on a new scientific finding.

Rahm Emanuel Leaving White House, Running For Chicago Mayor

White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is leaving his job at week’s end to run for mayor of Chicago.

Alan Grayson Digs Hole Even Deeper

Seems Grayson’s getting desperate.

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