Congress Investigating Planned Parenthood Abortion Compliance

House Energy and Commerce Committee “is investigating Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, requesting lots of docs.”

Tribal Politics

Much of politics is visceral rather than intellectual.

US Civil War Death Toll Much Higher Than Thought

Historian J. David Hacker argues that the death toll from the US Civil War is much higher than we think.

Michele Bachman’s Connection To The Company That Makes Gardasil’s Only Competitor

Is there another explanation for Michele Bachmann’s decision to keep bringing Rick Perry’s HPV vaccine order up?

What Explains The Rise In Public Distrust In Government Institutions?

Far from being an existential crisis, the recent rise in public distrust in government is easily explained.

This Just In: Michele Bachmann Is A Complete Nutbar

Shocking news, I know.

Corpse Found in Tub with TV Weatherman

KARK weatherman Brett Cummins was asleep in a bathtub with a dead man wearing a dog collar lying next to him.

Bachmann and the Definition of “Family”

Further evidence of Bachmann’s extreme views on homosexuality.

Rick Perry Is A Tenth Amendment Hypocrite

First it was same-sex marriage, now it’s a abortion. Rick Perry hasn’t met a Constitutional Amendment usurping state power he doesn’t like.

Franken v. Minnery Redux

On reflection, Al Franken was right.

Military Gay Ban Ending in September

The ban on gays openly serving in the military will end in September, nine months after President Obama signed the repeal into law.

Gary Bauer’s Absurd Attempt To Convince Libertarians To Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

A social conservative attempts to argue that same-sex marriage is a threat to liberty, and fails miserably.

Al Franken Distorts CDC Study to Claim Distortion of Study

Senator Al Franken called Focus on the Family’s Tom Minnery a liar in yesterday’s hearing on DOMA. Franken was the one being dishonest.

Marilyn Monroe Was NOT a Size 12!

It’s often said that 1950s sex symbol Marilyn Monroe was a size 12. It just isn’t so.

Dominque Strauss-Kahn and the American Justice System

While it’s always dangerous to extrapolate too much from high profile cases to the system as a whole, the strange case of Dominque Strauss-Kahn practically invites it.

Redefining Marriage

Jeff Jacoby claims that marriage cannot be redefined.

Barack Obama Continues To Vote “Present” On Same-Sex Marriage

Not exactly an example of moral leadership.

Why Can Kids See Violence But Not Porn?

Is it worse for a child to see pornography or graphic violence?

Caffeine Makes Us Feel Better

Yet another study shows that people who drink diet soda actually gain weight. But it probably doesn’t matter, since that’s not why people drink them.

David Frum: I Was Wrong To Oppose Same-Sex Marriage

A former opponent of same-sex marriage admits he was wrong.

Sex Selection Abortions Lead to 160 Million ‘Missing’ Girls

160 million girls are “missing” owing to selective abortion and cultural preferences for male children.

New York State Senate Passes Same-Sex Marriage Law

A victory for marriage equality in the Empire State.

Jon Stewart vs. Fox News

Daily Show host Jon Stewart spent 15 minutes on yesterday’s Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace trying to explain why he thinks Fox is a propaganda machine.

Supreme Court Curtails Class Action Lawsuits In Wal-Mart Case

An important employment law decision today from the Supreme Court.

Why Weiner?

Good riddance to Anthony Weiner. But what makes him so special?

No DOMA + No DADT = ?

Can gay soldiers now get married and receive the same federal benefits as heterosexuals?

Can Government Get out of the Marriage Business?

Government is inextricably linked to the marriage business.

Bankruptcy Court Declares DOMA Unconstitutional

A very provocative decision on same-sex marriage from an unlikely source.

Class Times and Drinking Behavior

A new study shows that college students who take late classes drink more alcohol.