The mainstream media isn’t and shouldn’t become a counterpart to the right-wing infotainment complex.
Stories of interest/that I am not going to get around to writing more about. (And yes, these are really all open tabs that I want to close).
How dare people who paid for a cut-rate degree claim they paid for the good one?
The Democrats have lots of problems. Salesmanship is pretty far down the list.
The Catch-22 of passing a massive spending bill in an undemocratic system.
The one-time wunderkind, blogging pioneer, and same-sex marriage champion is now on the outs.
The House Judiciary Committee moved one step closer to impeachment.
Yesterday’s hearing before the House Judiciary Committee did a good job of explaining how the facts of the Ukraine scandal meet the Constitution’s definition of impeachable offenses.
George Washington invented the concept and was quite clear that it did not apply to impeachment proceedings.
A Senate report alleges that the National Rifle Association allowed itself to become a Russian asset,
How much sacrifice in our consumer culture is it worth to save the planet?
The Speaker was dealt a winning hand and played it with the skill of a seasoned pro. But the outcome was all but inevitable.
Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, who challenged Nancy Pelosi for a leadership spot in 2016, is telling supporters he’s running for President in 2020.
The President is generating so much outrage on a daily basis that we’re missing important stories.
Political columnist and commentator Charles Krauthammer has weeks to live.
Andrew Sullivan wonders, “Will there always be an England?”
The FBI committed gross malfeasance in building a case against the widow of Omar Mateen. She nonetheless bears significant blame for 53 deaths.
Two seemingly contradictory essays out today highlight the exhausting political conversation environment.
One of the legal giants in the Federal Judiciary has retired from the bench.
Maryland and the District of Columbia are suing President Trump based on alleged violations of two provisions of the Constitution that have never been litigated before.
A precursor to modern cable political news with an interesting past has passed away at the age of 89.
The rise of Trump and Sanders has resurrected a debate as old as Western civilization.
Hillary Clinton’s two biggest challengers were ambushed at a progressive political convention over the weekend.
Andrew Sullivan, perhaps the man most responsible for putting the notion of marriage equality into the national debate, has come out of his blogging retirement to weigh in on yesterday’s historic ruling.
Every member of the Supreme Court graduated from an Ivy League Law School. That kind of homogeneity is not healthy.
Mike Huckabee is threatening to leave the GOP if the party backs down on same-sex marriage. He’s bluffing.
If you live in Russia, you’re getting a different version of the story of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.
In the end, the separatists in eastern Ukraine have always been expendable as far as Vladimir Putin is concerned.
TNR makes the worst possible case for a proposition that’s almost certainly right.
The junior Senator from Massachusetts has promised to serve her entire six-year term.
Much like the Tea Party, David Frum wants to make the GOP tent smaller.
With just hours to go, the Republicans on Capitol Hill seem prepared to take a big political risk.
The events of the last week in Egypt raise a whole host of questions.
For the New Year, how about challenging your ideas just a little bit?