Newt Wins, CNN Loses, The Battle Of Charleston

It was another good night for Newt Gingrich in Charleston last night.

Perry: Mormonism Not a Cult

Rick Perry’s unforced error streak continues.

The GOP Debates and the Lack of Introspection

The last two GOP debates have featured cheers from the crowd and responses from candidates that ought to be considered problematic.

The Pathetic Defense Of Sarah Palin’s Botched History Of The Ride Of Paul Revere

The real story of Paul Revere’s ride has little to do with Sarah Palin’s odd tale, no matter what her defenders say.

Taxing the Successful

High earners are going to have to pay more than our fair share of the costs of government to make things work. But how we frame the debate matters.

McDonald’s Health Plan ObamaCare Casualty? Good!

Among the unintended but not unforeseen consequences of the new health care law is that companies who were previously offering some health coverage may stop altogether. In some cases, that’s just as well.

Christopher Walken Does Lady Gaga

Christopher Walken does a dramatic reading of Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” recycles a Steve Allen bit from before I was born. But it’s still hilarious.

Like Beer? Thank Jimmy Carter!

A Southern Baptist Democratic president hated by conservatives is largely responsible for the rise of the American craft brew industry.

NPR Shouldn’t Exist But I’m Glad It Does

Many of us who have philosophical objections to public radio nonetheless like the results.

Defending Wyden-Bennett