The Supreme Court’s Most Important Decision Wasn’t Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby Is an important decision, but it’s one that the Supreme Court handed down a week earlier that will have the widest impact.

Republicans In Congress Move To Block Marijuana Decriminalization In D.C.

House Republicans go to war against marijuana in the District of Columbia

Federal Appeals Court Rules Warrant Required To Track Cell Phone Location

Should the police be able to track you without a warrant? One Federal Appeals Court says no.

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.

House Votes To Protect States That Legalize Marijuana From Federal Raids

A victory for Federalism and sanity in the War On Drugs.

Is Same-Sex Marriage Now A Wedge Issue For Democrats?

Is support for marriage equality now an issue that can benefit Democrats at the polls?

Pennsylvania Will Not Appeal Same-Sex Marriage Ruling

And Pennsylvania makes it 19.

Allen West And Ben Carson Both Seem To Think God Wants Them To Run For President

Allen West seems to think that God might want him to run for President. Unfortunately for Mr. West, so does Ben Carson.

Where Is The South?

The Mason-Dixon Line says it starts in Maryland, but that no longer seems to be the case.

Eyewitness Testimony: Don’t Believe Your Eyes

Contrary to popular belief, eyewitness testimony is often quite unreliable.

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.

Supreme Court Further Guts The Fourth Amendment

Yesterday the Supreme Court greatly expanded the circumstances under which police can rely on anonymous tips.

Why Is Revenge Porn Legal?

Wisconsin recently became the third state to criminalize revenge porn. Why is it still legal in the other 47?

House Committee Ignores Fifth Amendment, Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt

Despite the fact that she asserted her right against self-incrimination, a House Committee has voted to hold Lois Lerner in contempt for refusing to testify.

Every Other Democrat Who Might Run For President Is Waiting For Hillary

The Democratic field for 2016 is frozen in place waiting for the presumptive frontrunner to make a decision.

Ninth Circuit Strikes Down California Law On Carrying Guns In Public

Another Circuit Court finds that the Second Amendment protects a right to carry a weapon in public.

Same-Sex Marriage Victories Spread South To Kentucky

The string of victories for same-sex marriage continues as a Federal Judge rules that the Commonwealth of Kentucky must recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Virginia’s Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

Another victory for marriage equality. This time from the state that gave us the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on interracial marriage.

Republicans Haven’t Reformed But May Win Anyway

Republican leaders continue to say stupid things. They may still retake the Senate in November.

Ariel Sharon, Israeli General, Defense Minister, Foreign Minister, Prime Minister, Dead At 85

After eight years in a coma, Ariel Sharon has passed away.

Would N.S.A. Data Mining Have Been Able To Stop 9/11?

.Many have tried to justify N.S.A. data mining on the theory that it could have prevented 9/11. Is that true?

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.

Federal Judge Rejects Challenge To N.S.A. Data Mining

Another Federal District Court ruling on the Constitutionality of the NSA’s data mining program, this time more favorable to the NSA.

Federal Judge Rules Ohio Must Recognize Out Of State Same-Sex Marriage, Sometimes

A limited ruling out of Ohio with wide ranging implications.

Scott Brown Moving Closer To New Hampshire Senate Run?

No person has been elected Senator in a second state after serving as Senator in another, but Scott Brown seems set to give it a try.

Federal Judge Rules That NSA Metadata Collection Program Likely Unconstitutional

A potentially big legal setback for a big National Security Agency program.

Time To Start Thinking About Another Government Shutdown ‘Crisis’?

Are we headed for another Federal Government shutdown, or will Congress actually do its job this time?

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.

Signs Of A Temporary Deal In Washington?

There seems to be at least some hope for a temporary deal in Washington to end the shutdown and raise the debt ceiling, but don’t count your chickens just yet.

A Day Of Glitches For Day One Of Obamacare’s Exchange Websites

Day One of the Obamacare online “marketplaces” is proving to be a bit of a bumpy ride.

Logistics of Chemical Weapon Destruction

The destruction of Syria’s stockpiles will be slow and laborious even if all goes according to script.

Senate To Consider Syria AUMF With Time Limits, No Ground Troops

A proposed Syria authorization being considered in the Senate places several limits on Presidential authority to act, but it’s unclear if those limits can actually work.

Air Force Bombs Maryland Tavern

The Maryland Air National Guard bombed Darlene’s Tavern. Oops.

Just Say No To A Constitutional Convention

Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn is the latest conservative to endorse the foolish idea of a Constitutional Convention.

Tim Geithner DMV Woes

The DMV experience sucks just as much if you’re Tim Geithner.

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.

Lindy Boggs, Former Congresswoman and Cokie Roberts’ Mom, Dead at 97

Lindy Boggs, the Louisiana Congresswoman best known to many of us as Cookie Roberts’ mom, has died at the ripe old age of 97.

Federal Judge Rules Ohio Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriage Performed In Maryland

A major ruling on recognition of same-sex marriages out of Ohio.

New Jersey Supreme Court: Warrant Required To Track Via Cell Phone GPS

New Jersey’s highest court gets it right.