John Edwards Not Guilty On One Count, Mistrial On Remaining Five Counts

The John Edwards trial is over. This should be the end of the matter.

Federal Appeals Court Rules DOMA Section 3 Unconstitutional

An unsurprising decision on the Defense of Marriage.

Obama And Romney Tied In Western Swing States

Yet more evidence that this is shaping up to be a very close election.

Mike Bloomberg Wants To Control The Size Of Your Soft Drink

New York City’s Mayor wants to control the size of soft drinks.

VDOT Proposes Gouging E-ZPass Customers

The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking to raise money for toll roads through a user tax on their best customers.

Obama’s Kill List: Does Anyone Care?

You have Martin Luther King’s statue in your office, but you are sending these unmanned drones out, and bombs are dropping on innocent people.

GDP Revisions And Jobs Numbers Add Up To Grim Economic News

The economic statistics aren’t pointing in a very optimistic direction.

Republican Foreign Policy Establishment Worried About Romney?

The New York Times finds some infighting among old Republican foreign policy hands.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Robert Mugabe Not UN Tourism Ambassador, A Position That Doesn’t Exist

An Internet meme that Robert Mugabe has been named UN Tourism Ambassador is untrue.

Romney Slams Obama On Syria, But Doesn’t Offer An Alternative

Mitt Romney is criticizing the President over his Syria policy, but his alternative ideas aren’t very good.

Romney and the Military

Romney comes down firmly on the guns side of guns and butter.

Mark Zuckerberg Didn’t Tip in Rome Restaurant, Following Custom

Mark Zuckerberg left at least two Italian restaurants without tipping. Apparently, he read his guide books.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The I coulda had a G8 Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

A Comparative Note on Amendment Processes

We, as Americans, tend to have a limited knowledge of the institutional variation that exists across democratic systems around the world.

Is it Too Hard to Amend the Constitution? A Brief Response

Yes, it is too hard to amend. A few quick thoughts on the subject.

Is It Too Hard To Amend The Constitution?

Did the Founding Fathers make it too hard to amend the Constitution? No, they didn’t.

The End Of The Debate Over Evolution?

Will more knowledge bring an end to the public debate over evolutionary theory? Don’t count on it.

Romney Continues To Embrace Trump Despite Birtherism

Mitt Romney continues to keep Donald Trump close. It makes no sense, but it isn’t likely to matter in the end.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Understanding Public Opinion Poll Results

How can opinion shift quickly on a given topic?

Stuxnet On Steroids

Meet Flame. A cyber threat that makes Stuxnet seem like child’s play.

Memorial Day Should Be Sacred Even When You Oppose War

Political disagreements about war are no reason to dismiss the sacrifices of those who have died for our country.

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