Reports Of Hillary Clinton’s Impending Political Demise Are Mostly Just Wishful Thinking

Even with a recent negative downturn in the polls, the reports of Hillary Clinton’s impending political demise are largely wishful thinking on the part of conservatives.

Turkish Governing Party Loses Parliamentary Majority In Elections

Turkey’s governing party suffered big setbacks at the ballot box yesterday.

New York Court Rules Child Of Illegal Immigrants Can Be Admitted To Practice Law

The highest court in New York state has ruled that an undocumented immigrant brought to the U.S. as a child can be admitted to practice law.

Stealing a College Education

Lee Siegel takes to the NYT to explain “Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans.”

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Time the Monday OTB Caption ContestTM

Too Much PII

Dave Schuler proposes a “radical idea” to safeguard individual privacy “in the wake of the hacking of Sony and the multiple credit card exploits over the last year or so.”

Scott Walker Panders To The Shrinking Minority Opposed To Same-Sex Marriage

He hasn’t declared yet, but Scott Walker is running for President, and he’s pandering to the most extreme wing of the Republican Party.

Why Aren’t Racehorses Getting Faster?

Humans have been getting progressively bigger, faster, and stronger. Not so horses.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Coffee Klatsch Clash Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Why is Harvard Subsidized by the Taxpayer?

A wealthy alumnus has given Harvard $400 million, sparking a heated debate.

New York Teachers’ Exam Ruled Racially Biased

Being required to demonstrate competency in liberal arts to teach is racially discriminatory, a federal judge has ruled.

American Pharoah Wins First Triple Crown In 37 Years

A thirty-seven year long drought is over.

Minnesota Archdiocese Faces Criminal Charges For Covering Up Child Sex Abuse

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been charged criminally for its role in covering up sexual abuse of children by Priests.

Most Americans, Including Republicans, Support A Path To Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants

Yet another poll shows that most Americans support a path to citizenship, and that a majority of Republican agree with them.

Air Force Says ISIS Has Poor OPSEC, Demonstrating Poor OPSEC

An Air Force general is bragging about a targeting technique being used against ISIS.

The Politics Of Income Inequality

Most Americans think that income inequality is a problem, but they don’t all agree on what to do about it.

The New York Times Wants You To Know About Marco Rubio’s Traffic Tickets For Some Reason

The New York Times is on top of the breaking news about Marco Rubio’s driving record for some reason.

Rick Perry Begins His Improbable Attempt At An Unlikely Comeback

Rick Perry is hoping to do something that hasn’t happened before in American politics, come back from a campaign that imploded.

2016 And The Politics Of Same-Sex Marriage

Republicans running for President need to tread carefully in their responses if the Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage nationwide.

Bobby Jindal To Enter Presidential Race June 24th

Once seen as a rising Republican star, Bobby Jindal’s impending Presidential bid now looks like it’s over before it begins.

Jeb Bush To Enter Presidential Race June 15th

After months of “not running,” Jeb Bush will formally enter the Presidential race on June 15th.

Showtime Becomes Latest Content Provider To Offer A Streaming Service

It’s getting easier and easier to cut the cord.

Lincoln Chafee Thinks America Needs The Metric System, And Lincoln Chafee

Lincoln Chafee began his bizarre run for the Presidency in the strangest way possible.

Fear and Paranoia in Academia

I have been reading, mostly in passing, a number of pieces about an alleged new climate on college campuses in which students are raising significant complaints due to difficult or emotionally sensitive material. The latest example did not impress me.

Americans Are Becoming More Liberal On Social Issues

A new poll shows that Americans have moved to the left on a wide variety of social issues.

Why Are So Many Losers Running For President?

Obviously, most of these people are smart enough to realize they can’t possibly win, right?

Transgender Historical Revisionism

Does an individual’s changed gender identity alter history?

Senate Renews, Modifies, Patriot Act

The Senate passed a bill that renews, and modifies, the Patriot Act

FIFA President Sepp Blatter Resigns As The Vultures Circle

FIFA’s President surprised everyone today by resigning, but he’s likely to stay in power for as long as another ten months.

Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Hits Its Lowest Level In Years

Hillary Clinton is taking a hit in the polls, but it’s unclear if that’s going to matter when 2016 rolls around.

Rand Paul’s Money Problem

Rand Paul Is at a distinct disadvantage compared to his fellow Republican candidates for President.

D.C. Metro Bans All Political Ads Rather Than Run Mohammed Cartoon Poster

The agency that runs Washington D.C.’s mass transit has banned all political ads after Pamela Gellar attempted to run an advertisement featuring a drawing of Mohammed.

New Iowa Poll Shows Why 2016 Isn’t 2008 For Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton remains as much the inevitable Democratic nominee as she always has been.