The world oil markets aren’t too far away from being hit by the shock of massively increased demand from China. Somehow, we’ll have to adapt.
President Obama said today that he wants to move forward with closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay but there’s little he can do on his own.
A new poll shows that 62% of Americans oppose American military intervention in Syria’s civil war.
The rich are getting richer and more politically powerful.
The FBI is looking into Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s relationship with a major donor.
The very first page on the World Wide Web, from way back in 1992, is being restored.
New questions about the interrogation of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
Former Justice O’Connor seems to regret the fact that the Supreme Court got involved in the 2000 election. Her regrets are misplaced.
Several Senators who voted against the Manchin/Toomey background checks bill have suffered in the polls, but it’s unclear if that matters in the long run.
The possible presidential contender has an op-ed in a rather dubious outlet.
Jason Collins is gay. Who the hell is Jason Collins, you might ask?
Are civil liberties once again at risk in the wake of the bombing attack in Boston?
John McCain is right that we shouldn’t send ground troops to Syria, but his idea for increased U.S. intervention in the country’s civil war is still too risky.
2012’s election represented a significant change in voting patterns in the United States. What’s unclear is if the change is a permanent one.
The wacko fringe of the GOP is increasingly finding room in the mainstream of the party.
Once again, politics is dictating military policy.
Shutting down media that the government doesn’t like is unlikely to solve the sectarian problems in Iraq.