No, Ben Carson Is Not Being Subjected To ‘Unfair’ Scrutiny

Ben Carson and his supporters would have you believe that he is being subjected to unprecedented and unfair scrutiny. That assertion is completely false.

Ben Carson Made False Claims About Being Offered West Point Scholarship

Ben Carson’s campaign now admits that he fabricated a key portion of his biography.

The Supreme Court Begins A New Term With Several Politically Charged Cases

The marriage equality issue is resolved, but that doesn’t mean the Supreme Court won’t have a lot of high profile cases on its docket over the next eight months.

Trying To Read The Biden Tea Leaves

Time is running out for Joe Biden to make a decision about running for President, and it’s still not clear what he’ll do.

Time To Take Trump Seriously?

The buffoonish billionaire is tapping into something real.

Scott Walker’s Crony Capitalism

“Fiscal conservative” Scott Walker is handing Wisconsin taxpayers a $400 million bill for a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks.

Supreme Court To Hear Case Involving Employees Rights And Public Employee Unions

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a major case about public employee unions that could go a long way toward restraining their power.

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.

Ben Carson To Launch Quixotic, Doomed Campaign For President On May 4th

Ben Carson will be entering the race for President next month, but don’t pretend for a minute that he’s a serious candidate.

Democrats Narrow List Of Convention Finalists To Three Cities

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

Rand Paul Is Right. The GOP’s Brand Sucks, But That’s Only Part Of The Problem

Rebranding alone isn’t going to fix what’s causing the GOP to lose ground among a whole host of demographic groups.

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.

Hillary Clinton Remains The Overwhelming Choice Of Democrats For 2016

If Hillary Clinton is going to have a serious challenge in 2016, the person who will do that has yet to emerge.

Supreme Court Rules Some Employees Can Opt Out Of Public Employee Unions

The Supreme Court has limited the ability of public employee unions to force people to join their ranks.

Federal Judge Orders Cong. John Conyers Placed Back On Ballot

One of the longest serving Members of Congress just got his political career saved.

Rand Paul Warns Republicans That Voter ID Emphasis Is ‘Offending People’

Once again, Rand Paul is challenging conservative orthodoxy.

Michigan Mayor Permits ‘Prayer Stations’ At City Hall, Bans Atheists, Violates Constitution

Someone needs to give the Mayor of Warren, Michigan a lesson on what the First Amendment means.

Tennessee Volkswagen Workers Reject Unionization

A big setback for the UAW.

Derek Jeter To Retire At End Of 2014 Season

The beginning of the end of an era.

On Veterans, Crime, Timing, and “Other Than Honorable” Discharges

For veterans who get in trouble with the law, *when* they commit a crime can have profound implications on their future. Does this make sense?

Feds Sell GM Shares for $10.5 Billion Loss

The federal government lost $10.5 billion on the GM bailout. Was this a good investment?

Wal-Mart Fires Worker For Helping Customer

Wal-Mart has fired an employee for coming to the aid of a customer being assaulted in the parking lot.

Elmore Leonard Dead at 87

Author Elmore Leonard has died at the age of 87.

MLB Suspends Alex Rodriguez, 12 Other Players, In Drug Investigation

Alex Rodriguez and 12 other Major League Baseball players were suspended today for PED use. Rodriguez is the only one vowing to fight the suspension.

Despite Bankruptcy, Detroit Subsidizing New Red Wings Stadium

Detroit is bankrupt, but that isn’t stopping the Red Wings from getting $400 million in taxpayer subsidies for their new stadium.

Bailing Out “Detroit” Didn’t Save Detroit, But It’s Not Clear Anything Can

Just as the auto industry has, painfully, had to learn to adapt to a new world, the city will as well even if that means becoming a shadow of its former self.

Detroit Files Largest Municipal Bankruptcy In History

In a move that was perhaps inevitable, the City of Detroit has filed for Bankruptcy Court protection.

Stevie Wonder Boycotting ‘Stand Your Ground’ States

If Stevie Wonder were still touring, he wouldn’t be making stops in states with “Stand Your Ground” laws.

Michigan’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Takes Two Legal Hits Based On DOMA Ruling

The future legal impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage was on full display in two cases out of Michigan.