OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Petite Filet Mignon Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Sarah Palin: The Most Significant Woman Of The Past Decade? Hardly

Just how significant is Sarah Palin in the grand scheme of things?

Redefining Marriage

Jeff Jacoby claims that marriage cannot be redefined.

Pakistan Boots U.S. From Drone Base We Weren’t Using Anyway

Our good ally Pakistan has publicly ordered us to leave a base used for “covert” CIA drone attacks.

Barack Obama Continues To Vote “Present” On Same-Sex Marriage

Not exactly an example of moral leadership.

Hybrid Cars, Rare Earth Elements, and Supply

President Obama wants a million hybrid cars on the road by 2015. That’s easier said than done.

The Balanced Budget Amendment Is A Bad Idea

House and Senate Republicans are pushing a Balanced Budget Amendment. It sounds like a good idea, but it isn’t.

New Commenting Features

As some have already noticed, we installed some new commenting plug-ins late yesterday adding some features that many have been requesting

Why Can Kids See Violence But Not Porn?

Is it worse for a child to see pornography or graphic violence?

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Thursday OTB Caption ContestTM

Sixth Circuit Upholds Constitutionality Of Affordable Care Act

The first Appeals Court decision on the Affordable Care Act was a victory for the government.

Obama Is President, But Is He A Leader?

Barack Obama’s leadership style may be his undoing.

Oxford Drops Oxford Comma

Oxford University has dropped the Oxford comma! A dark day for humanity.

Caffeine Makes Us Feel Better

Yet another study shows that people who drink diet soda actually gain weight. But it probably doesn’t matter, since that’s not why people drink them.

John Lennon, Closet Republican?

While his best-known solo effort was “anti-religious, anti-nationalistic, anti-conventional, [and] anti-capitalistic,” John Lennon became a Reagan Republican a few years later, his assistant claims.

If the U.S. Defaults, Eric Cantor Makes Money

If the U.S. defaults, Eric Cantor will make some money.

Bachmann, the Constitution, and Slavery

Bachmann’s views on the Founders and slavery are more significant than simply a question of how to classify John Quincy Adams.

Is The Debt Ceiling Unconstitutional?

Does a little known provision in the 14th Amendment make the entire debt ceiling debate irrelevant?

Tom Petty: Michele Bachmann Can’t Use ‘American Girl

When Tom Petty found out Michele Bachmann was using his “American Girl” to introduce campaign events, he issued a letter saying, in essence, “Don’t do me like that.”

Vietnam Draft Lottery Had Lasting Impact

The draft ended in 1973. It’s effects still linger today.

In Which I Question Radley Balko’s Sincerity

Sure, Radley Balko has apologized to John Cole. But I don’t think he means it.

Tim Pawlenty’s Foreign Policy Speech And The Neocon Distortion Of Ronald Reagan’s Legacy

Tim Pawlenty’s foreign policy speech shows him siding with the hawks, and joining in the neocon distortion of Reagan’s legacy.

Choir Chastised for Singing National Anthem in US Capitol!

Alabama youth choir gets hand slapped for impromptu rendition of the national anthem.

Gallup Discovers The Obvious: Religious Americans More Likely To Be Republican

A new Gallup poll discovers something rather obvious, but there’s still a lesson for the GOP.

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