Star Trek: The Next Generation Turns 25

So, it’s been a quarter of a century since “Star Trek: The Next Generation” made its debut. As if I didn’t feel old already.

Military Health Crisis Mirrors America’s

Health care is eating up 10 percent of the Pentagon’s budget and rising fast.

Auto Bailout Politics

Romney eked out a win in the Michigan primary. He’s going to have a harder time there in November.

Ohio Voters Overturn Public Union Restrictions

Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected a Republican law restricting the collective bargaining rights of public employees–and also rebuked the health insurance mandate central to ObamaCare.

Irene Lived Up to the Hype: Nate Silver

The very question is rather dubious.

Fox News Frankenstein

Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has come to regret the direction he took the network after the 2008 election.

Libya Mission: Creeping

One can almost hear the pitter-patter of American boots in the distance.

Libya and the Intervener’s Dilemma

President Obama has pledged no slaughter and no ground troops for Libya. He may well be forced to pick one.

Katie Couric to CNN? Does Anyone Care?

Despite early rumors that she would be fired when she proved not to be worth $16 million a year, Katie Couric has hung on as anchor at CBS. But her contract’s up in May and CNN seems to be the highest bidder. If not the only bidder.

Pension Outrage

Is America Ungovernable?

Ford Posts 3Q09 Profit

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Daily Poll Roundup

Daily Poll Roundup