Some thoughts on the biggest Marvel blockbuster yet. [Modest spoilers]
President Trump continues to make irresponsible and dangerous threats in connection with American policy toward North Korea.
Dave Schuler argues the US would have a much better healthcare system if we had modeled it on VA clinics rather than private insurance.
The Defense Department will reportedly recommend to President Trump that transgender members of the service currently serving in the military be allowed to continue serving.
“Evening at the Golden Gate” September 3, 2015 San Francisco, CA
President Trump has announced a new round of sanctions against North Korea, but they are unlikely to work given the unrealistic nature of the Administration’s current policy toward North Korea.
The Mueller investigation moves forward.
If a law enforcement officer with 30 years of experience can’t stop an active school shooter, what makes anyone think a teacher with a gun can?
An emergency room physician explains why “assault rifle” wounds are much harder to treat than shots from a pistol.
I’ve noticed in the last day or two that, suddenly, all of Google’s search services have gotten ridiculously worse.
Since the Supreme Court handed down its decision in District of Columbia v. Heller four separate Federal appellate courts have ruled that state and local laws banning “assault weapons” do not violate the Second Amendment.
Continuing a long-standard tradition, the Trump Administration claims it doesn’t need to get legal authorization to keep American troops in Syria.
National Security Adviser H.L. McMaster is the latest person rumored to be considering moving on from the Trump Administration.
President Trump is pressing the idea of arming teachers to stop shootings in schools.
The U.S. Army is once again embroiled in an internecine fight over hats.
The students who survived last week’s mass shooting in Parkland, Florida are speaking out, and some on the right are responding by engaging in personal attacks and spreading conspiracy theories.
A new poll suggests that Republicans would get the blame if Congress fails to pass a bill to protect DACA beneficiaries.
While the glass ceiling in high-level posts was shattered decades ago, men still dominate the field.
Billy Graham was the son of a North Carolina farmer who grew up to become a counselor to Presidents, Prime Ministers, and even a Queen.
Elliot Cohen laments the lack of steel in the spine of the statesmen, diplomats, soldiers, and thinkers of the current generation.
President Trump is calling on the Justice Department to ban bump stocks, but it seems clear that this is an area where Congress needs to be taking the lead.
Continuing a pattern that has gone on for eight years now, the Supreme Court has declined to hear another appeal regarding a Second Amendment challenge to state gun control laws.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has redrawn the state’s Congressional Districts based on its recent ruling finding the current map to be unconstitutional partisan Gerrymandering. It makes a lot more sense than the map the state is currently using.
Robert Mueller has filed charges against a Washington lawyer who stands accused of lying to investigators regarding work he performed for Paul Manafort and Rick Gates in connection with their business dealings in Ukraine: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team on Tuesday announced the latest target in his sprawling probe into Russian election interference, saying attorney […]
Donald Trump’s dereliction of duty in response to clear evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 election is a staggering and flagrant dereliction of the duties he agreed to take on when he took the Oath Of Office more than a year ago.
NRO’s David French offers “A Gun-Control Measure Conservatives Should Consider.”
Officials informed the Washington Post that the Florida school shooting brought a “reprieve” from the onslaught of scandals facing the White House. In contrast, President Obama described the slaughter of children at Sandy Hook Elementary School as the worst day of his presidency. This does not make President Obama a hero. It does, however, reveal that […]
Rather than spamming every comment thread with issues, list any other issues here and we’ll see what we can do.
The prospects for extending legal protections for DACA beneficiaries are getting grimmer by the day.
Blake Hounshell has doubts about whether Trump colluded with Moscow.
President Trump’s tweets, other public statements, and actions are causing world leaders to doubt the reliability of the United States on the world stage.
Pork barrel politics is complicating Germany’s replacement of its 1970s fighter jet.
Nick Statt argues that the iPhone X is just too nice to ruin with a plastic case.
A series of scandals at Oxfam and other charitable organizations raise troubling questions.
Donald Trump is now claiming that he had never denied that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. This is, of course, not true.
On the one hand, this is cool. On the other, it’s just another sign of how damned old I am. I graduated high school in 1984.
The tragedy in Florida last week revealed once again how hyperpartisanship is destroying our politics and harming the country.
Al Hoffman Jr., a Florida-based real estate developer who was a leading fund-raiser for George W. Bush’s campaigns, said he would seek to marshal support among other Republican political donors for a renewed assault weapons ban.
Even with yesterday’s indictments, President Trump still won’t acknowledge reality even though it’s staring him in the face.
President Trump has been labeling reports of Russian interference in the 2016 election as “Fake News” for the better part of a year now, and he’s been ignoring warnings about the potential of similar efforts in this year’s midterms, but his National Security Adviser isn’t: Evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 election is “now […]
The new Black Panther movie raises a variant of the central question of the superhero genre. [No significant spoilers]