Revelations About NSA Surveillance Souring U.S. Relationships With Other Nations

The latest revelations about National Security Agency surveillance outside the United States have caused quite an uproar overseas.

Time For A GOP/Tea Party Divorce? No, Time To Re-Open The ‘Big Tent’

Much like the Tea Party, David Frum wants to make the GOP tent smaller.

Air Force Now Accepting Single Parents, Pregnant Women

The Air Force will now allow pregnant women and single parents to join.

Transgender Soldiers Next Barrier

Last month, a retired Navy SEAL came out as transgender. Those still in uniform, however, must serve in silence.

NSA Metadata About To Become Evidence In Civil And Criminal Trials?

NSA Metadata coming to a courtroom near you?

George Jones, Country Music Legend, Dead at 81

Legendary country music singer George Jones has died, aged 81.

Divorce And Politics

The American people no longer seem to care if their political leaders are divorced.

Marriage Has Changed; It’s Not Because of the Gays

Ross Douthat bemoans the evolution of American cultural norms over the past fifteen years.

DOMA Under Fire At The Supreme Court

The Defense Of Marriage Act didn’t fare very well during today’s Supreme Court oral arguments.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The May The spouse Be With You Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Can We Really Get Government Out Of Marriage?

Is the answer to the same-sex marriage debate as simple as getting the government out of the marriage business, or is it more complicated?

Law School Applications Nearing 30 Year Low

Applications to America’s Law Schools are down, because the nature of the legal profession is changing.

Couples Who Share Housework More Likely to Divorce, Silly Study Finds

Yet another case of breathless media reporting on academic research findings.

One Year Later, Study Finds No Harm To Military From DADT Repeal

Not surprisingly, a new study finds that repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell has not caused any harm to the military.

Britain’s Golden Age Is Now?

Doug Saunders makes the counterintuitive claim that things are better for Britons than ever.

Microsoft Divorces MSNBC

Microsoft sold its cable stake in MSNBC years ago; now, it’s ending ties with the website, too.

Belief in God Low Among Young Americans

A third of Americans under the age of 30 doubt the existence of God, compared to 14 percent 25 years ago.

There Is No Such Thing As “Traditional Marriage”

Marriage has always been an evolving institution.

The Perils Of A Cashless Society

There are advantages to cash that electronic transactions cannot replicate.

The Christian Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Andrew Sullivan wants the Catholic Church to give up its hatred of homosexuals. There’s another alternative.

Rick Santorum Gets It Wrong On The Role Of Religion In Politics

Rick Santorum would do well to listen to the words of the last Catholic to be President of the United States.

A Classically Conservative Argument on Same-Sex Marriage

Maggie Gallagher’s anti-gay marriage argument is an example of pure conservative thinking.

Drudge Report Becomes Gingrich Report

The entire above-the-fold of Drudge Report is devoted to anti-Gingrich stories, which continue on scrolling.

Explaining The GOP Attraction To Gingrich

Gingrich is rising in the polls for reasons that help him in the primary race, but may hurt in a General Election.

The Triumph Of Clarence Thomas

A new look at Clarence Thomas’s 20 years on the Supreme Court, from a critic, is surprisingly positive.

Obama’s Golf Clubs

Michelle needs to stop buying shoes–but Barack’s keeping his golf clubs.

Pennsylvania Family Court Orders Father To Delete Blog Critical Of Ex-Wife

Does a family court have the authority to tell a parent to delete a blog critical of his ex-wife?

With President Obama’s Backing, Senate Takes Up Repeal Of DOMA

It won’t go anywhere this year, but after 15 years someone is finally trying to repeal a bad law.