Republican Race Descends Into Childish Taunts, Name Calling

Ever since last week’s debate, the race for the Republican nomination has come to resemble a schoolyard fight among a bunch of nine year-olds.

Ted Cruz Faces A Test In Texas

On Tuesday, Ted Cruz’s campaign faces what amounts to a do-or-die battle in Texas.

Jim Webb Announces He Will Not Run As An Independent For President

The end of Webbmentum is here, my friends.

Trump and the Social Conservatives

Politics makes strange bedfellows, but come on.

W.H.O. Declares 2014 Ebola Outbreak Officially Over

The World Health Organization has declared the Ebola Outbreak that began in 2014 to be officially over.

Rams Returning to Los Angeles; Chargers May Join Them

St. Louis will lose its second NFL team in 28 years as the Rams go home to LA.

93% of America’s Counties Still Haven’t Recovered from Great Recession

The economy is booming. Except where it’s not.

Donald Trump Suggests Ted Cruz’s Canadian Birth Could Be A Problem For The GOP

In response to questions from reporters, Donald Trump suggested that Ted Cruz’s Canadian birth could pose problems for the GOP if Cruz won the party’s nomination.

One Season, Two Directions

Alabama has won more games at the Cowboys’ home field this year than the Cowboys.

Pastor of First Baptist Dallas’ View on Refugees and Carpet Bombings

A five minute segment on the O’Reilly Factor clearly underscores how intertwined he is in secular politics.

Third Democratic Debate Establishes That The Democratic Nomination Fight Is Over

If you were looking for evidence that the race for the Democratic nomination is basically over, you need look no further than last night’s Democratic Debate.

Debate Schedule And Other Incidents Lead Sanders And O’Malley To Allege DNC Favoritism

A debate schedule that seems designed to limit the ability of viewers to see candidates, and other incidents, has led Hillary Clinton’s opponents to allege that the D.N.C. is favoring Hillary Clinton.

Passenger Kicked Off Flight Because They Cut Off Crew Member At Revolving Door

A Dallas man was kicked off a flight home from New York City because he had unknowingly cut off a flight crew member while going through a revolving door. This seems like a case of discretion gone way too far.

Supreme Court Accepts Texas Abortion Law Case For Review

The Supreme Court has accepted a case involving a new Texas abortion law for review, the first abortion rights case it will hear in eight years.

Greg Hardy is a Bad Human Being and a Good Football Player

My favorite sports team employs a thug.

Voter ID and Alabama’s Budget Mess

Budget cuts mean it is now harder to get an ID in much of Alabama.

Texas 9th Grader Arrested For Building A Clock

A Texas 9th Grader named Ahmed Mohammed was arrested because school officials and police refused to believe that the clock he built wasn’t a bomb.

Cable News Is Basically Now Just The Donald Trump Show

Even taking the fact that he is the Republican frontrunner into account, Donald Trump is getting a disproportionate amount of attention from the political media.

The Daily News Crosses The Line From Journalism To Murder Porn

A front page cover on yesterday’s murders in Virginia crosses the line from reporting to exploitation.

Red States Eat Blue States’ Lunch, Grow Up to Be Blue States

Low costs and regulatory barriers are attracting people to red states–thus turning them purple and blue.

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.

Rick Perry To Enter Presidential Race On June 4th

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is going to be looking for that elusive second act in American politics.

Two Gunmen Killed In Apparent Attempted Attack On Anti-Islam Event In Texas

Two men were killed last night before they could carry out what appears to be a planned attack on an anti-Islam event in Texas.

Ben Carson Enters The Race For President

Ben Carson is running for President.

Carly Fiorina To Enter Race For President On May 4th

Former Hewlett Packard CEO, and failed Senate candidate, Carly Fiorina will be running for President for some reason.

Obama’s Absence From Paris Rally: Egregious Diplomatic Error, Or Much Ado About Nothing?

Some are criticizing the President for not going to Paris for yesterday’s rally.

Only One Person Has ‘Blood On His Hands’ In The Deaths Of Officers Ramos And Liu, And He’s Already Dead

NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot dead while sitting in their patrol car In Brooklyn. And those suggesting that anyone other than the killer has “blood on their hands” are being absurd.

American Held By Cuba Released, U.S. And Cuba To Begin Talks On Normalizing Relations

An American freed from captivity, and potentially huge changes in America’s diplomatic and trade relationship with Cuba.

When Mom Calls C-Span

Worldwide Ebola Cases Top 16,000 With 7,000 Dead, But There Is Some Good News

The numbers on the Ebola outbreak are bad, but they aren’t as bad as had been feared.

Democrats Narrow List Of Convention Finalists To Three Cities

Columbus, Philadelphia, or New York City (well, Brooklyn really)?

Say, Whatever Happened To The Ebola Crisis?

Much like the disease itself, Ebola panic seems to have disappeared as the midterm elections become ever more distant in the rear view mirror.

The Dallas Ebola Outbreak That Began With Timothy Eric Duncan Is Officially Over

Good news that ought to quiet people’s concerns significantly, on the Ebola front.

Maine Court Rejects State Request To Quarantine, Restrict Movements, Of Ebola Nurse Kaci Hickcox

A Maine Judge has largely rejected the efforts of the State of Maine to restrict the movements of Kaci Hickcox

The New College Football Playoff System Won’t Be Any Better Than the B.C.S. Was

The B.C.S. was far from perfect, and the College Football Playoff system will be, at best, only slightly better.

New York, New Jersey Modify Ebola Quarantine Policy

After an avalanche of negative commentary, the Governors of New York and New Jersey have modified their policy regarding quarantining people returning from west Africa.

Nurse Quarantined Under Christie/Cuomo Policy Raises Concerns About Policy

The first person to be quarantined under the new policy announced by New York and New Jersey is raising concerns about the way she was treated, and whether the policy is even the right idea.

New York City Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

A new outbreak, or hopefully just an isolated case.

British Government Backs N.F.L. Franchise In London, But It Doesn’t Make Sense

The N.F.L. and the British Government are both behind the idea of a franchise in London, but the idea doesn’t really make sense for the league, or the game.

Fear And Loathing In The Age Of Ebola

As usual, politicians and pundits are helping to create a climate of fear and concern about Ebola that is not justified by the facts.

Good News On The Ebola Front In The U.S., But The Real Battle Is In Africa

America’s “Patient Zero” doesn’t appear to have spread Ebola very far, but continued vigilance is called for. And, we need to focus on the part of the world where there really is an Ebola Crisis.