Democratic Incumbents In Trouble In Hawaii Primary

Trouble in paradise for two of Hawaii’s top Democrats?

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Another Circuit Court of Appeals has weighed in on the marriage equality debate.

The Failures Of Obama’s Leadership

Fairly or not, the President has created the impression that he is not a good leader, and there’s not much he can do about it at this point.

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Did Gingrich Correctly Predict Medicare’s Demise?

In 1995, the Speaker predicted Medicare is “going to wither on the vine because we think people are voluntarily going to leave it.”

10th Circuit Court Of Appeals Strikes Down Utah’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A big step forward for the challenge to state-based bans on same-sex marriage.

It Doesn’t Matter When, Or Why, Hillary Clinton Changed Her Mind On Marriage Equality

Obsessing over what a politician believed in the past accomplishes nothing.

A Mostly Good Jobs Report, And A Milestone Finally Passed (Sort Of)

The May Jobs Report was fairly good, and it marks the end of a jobs recession that started six years ago. But things aren’t entirely rosy.

Most Expensive States Meet Most Stupid Infographic

Market Watch presents this infographic of “the most and least expensive states to live in the U.S.

The Republican Civil War Over Same-Sex Marriage Has Begun

Sooner than one might have expected, Republicans are starting to battle over the issue of marriage equality.

Whatever Happened To The Captain Going Down With The Ship?

Cowardice. There really isn’t any other word for it.

Obama Derangement Syndrome At National Review?

Blaming Obama for the security bubble he travels in is, in the end, a pretty dumb argument.

Nevada’s Attorney General And Governor Won’t Defend Law Against Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for marriage equality takes another step forward.

The Size of the House

Is 435 the right number?

2013: The Year Marriage Equality Won

The year that will soon ended will go down in history as the year that the same-sex marriage debate changed forever.

Never Forget: It’s Really about the Money

Lest we forget what the entire “Duck Dynasty” brouhaha is really all about.

New Mexico Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Caps Off Big Year For Marriage Equality And Liberty

A 17th state legalizes gay marriage. There’s no turning back.

Time To Play “Let’s Make A Deal” With Edward Snowden?

Without a deal of some kind, it’s quite likely that Edward Snowden will remain beyond the reach of U.S. law enforcement or some time to come.

The Attack On Pearl Harbor Was Not A Consequence Of “American Weakness”

Thoughts on the precursors to the events of 72 years ago today.

Hawaii About To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage: What A Difference 20 Years Makes

The state where the same-sex marriage battle began is just days away from legalizing same-sex marriage.

Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage About To Get More Difficult

The battle for marriage equality has scored a number of victories in a short period of time, but that’s about to change.

Time To Dump Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Savings Time ends early on Sunday. Perhaps it should never return.

Healthcare.gov Security Flaws Could Make Social Security Numbers Publicly Available

Even if it were functioning properly the Federal Health Care Exchange website would still have problems.

Chris Christie’s Gay Marriage Decision And The Politics Of 2016

Chris Christie’s decision to take a tactical retreat on the issue of same-sex marriage raises some interesting questions for 2016.

Yes Congress Is Still Getting Paid, You Can Thank The Constitution

Congress is still getting paid during the shutdown, and there’s nothing that can be done about that.

Don’t Support the Troops?

Virginia Tech English prof Steven Salaita implores us to “Stop saying ‘support the troops.'”

Pentagon Gets Gay Friendly in a Hurry

Until this year, being gay could get you kicked out of the military. Now, it comes with perks.

Obama Words on Military Sexual Assault Backfire

President Obama is rightly outraged by a wave of sexual assaults in the military. He unwittingly made them harder to prosecute.

Legal Fight Against Same-Sex Marriage Moves To The States

The marriage equality battle is entering its next phase.

Did SCOTUS Just Legalize Gay Marriage in All 50 States?

Absent DOMA, the Full Faith and Credit Clause would seem to make gay marriage legal across the land.

Transgender 1st Grader Can Use Girls’ Bathroom

A Colorado 6-year-old with a penis has successfully sued for the right to use the girls’ restroom.

Report: Edward Snowden Charged With Espionage And Other Charges

Not surprisingly, Edward Snowden has been formally charged in connection with the leak of classified NSA documents.

Drone Pilots Are Bored

Going from flying a real airplane to operating a drone in Alamagordo sucks.

Military Judge: Obama’s Comments On Military Sex Abuse An “Undue Command Influence”

Did President Obama’s comments about taking a tough stand on military sexual assault constitute “undue influence” on specific cases? One military judge says that they did.

Edward Snowden, Leaker Of NSA Data Mining Stories, Steps Forward

Meet Edward Snowden, the 29 year old CIA/NSA contractor who has confessed to leaking the details of the NSA’s data mining projects.