The 0.001 Percent

The “99 percent vs. the 1 percent” debate obscures the real income inequality picture.

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Top Republicans Looking To Jeb Bush In 2016

Top Republican donors are starting to look at the former Governor of Florida as their candidate in 2016.

Harder to Get Job at Walmart Than Admitted to Ivy League School?

.Wonkblog’s “Wal-Mart has a lower acceptance rate than Harvard” is rightly drawing some eye-rolling.

Pentagon Orders Service Seals Off Wreaths Across America Trucks

The DOD says Walmart was violating its trademarks.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The We’re All Bozos On This Bus Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Ray Rice Celebrates Aggravated Assault Indictment by Marrying Victim

Ray Rice celebrated his aggravated assault indictment by marrying his victim.

#CancelColbert Trolling

An opportunist ruins a good joke and hijacks an important discussion.

Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam War Hero, Dies

Jeremiah Denton, a Vietnam War hero and one-term US Senator from Alabama, has died. He was 89.

Pentagon Wants War Funding After Wars End

The Pentagon wants to continue receiving special war funding well into peacetime.

Where Is Transnistria?

The future may hold a lot of vehement arguing over insignificant bits of territory.

Saving Millions By Changing Font

A high school kid has figured out that changing fonts could save the taxpayer millions in printing costs.

Henry Kissinger’s Annoying Habit of Being Right

Benjamin Wallace-Wells wonders with some irritation “Why Henry Kissinger Never Goes Away.”

Obama Derangement Syndrome At National Review?

Blaming Obama for the security bubble he travels in is, in the end, a pretty dumb argument.

2014 Voter Enthusiasm Favors Republicans

For now at least, Republicans are far more enthusiastic about voting in November than Democrats. That could be decisive.

Anger Mismanagement

NLRB Official Rules Football Players At Northwestern Can Unionize

Are student athletes employees? According to an NLRB hearing officer they are, but that’s hardly the end of the story.

Contraceptives And Hobby Lobby At The Supreme Court

Hobby Lobby has a strong argument under RFRA but the precedent would be dangerous.

American Skepticism About Interventionism Is A Return To Historical Norms

Americans are skeptical about getting involved in the Ukraine crisis. This isn’t a surprise.

How Professors Spend Their Time

An oldie but goodie from PhD comics is making the rounds.

Alabama Man!

OTB Caption Contest

Time for the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Preaching To The Choir Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Fixing Income Equality is Easy (Unless You Actually Want to Fix It)

It’s simple: We just have to define the problem and then solve it.

Boy Allowed to Wear ‘My Little Pony’ Backpack to School

After national attention, a North Carolina school has rescinded its ban on a 9-year-old boy’s wearing of a “girl’s” backpack.

No, Ukraine Should Not Have Been Allowed To Keep Its Nuclear Weapons

Getting nuclear weapons out of Ukraine in 1994 was a good idea, not a mistake.

You Probably Aren’t Going To Read Anything Beyond This Headline

Politics, media, and the attention span of the average American haven’t really changed as much as we think.

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