Politics

Fighting Firearms with Firearms

While in most places, curbing gun violence means getting guns off the street, in Texas and other states, it means more guns.

Sam Brownback's Kansas is a Resort Town for "Makers"

Over the last two years, Governor Brownback has transformed the state in a laboratory for ultraconservative policies.

Republicans Puzzled as to Why They Didn't Slay Hillary Clinton Yesterday

Turns out televised buffoonery isn't the slam dunk they thought it would be.

Will the Virginia GOP's Electoral Vote Rigging Pass?

Virginia Senate Republicans aren't unanimous on this change.

Deficits: The End of an Obsession

The more serious deficits are in jobs, wages, and infrastructure, and we might just be ready to focus on them instead.

David Cameron's Malaise Speech

Europe is not impressed with the British P.M.'s plan to loosen the country from the E.U.'s grip.

The Glory of Earned Media

The Washington Post gives Bobby Jindal a big wet kiss.

Equal Opportunity Soldiers On

Finally, the military will start to hire the best person for the job, whomever she might be. 

Workers, Not Babysitters

There's still a long way to go to ensure domestic workers have the same protections as other workers, but progress is coming. 

Don't Go Chasing Reagan Myths

President Obama shouldn't try to be the liberal version of the conservative hero. He should just get stuff done.

Women to Serve In Combat Units

And I'm guessing the protests will be minimal.

Virginia Republicans Move Forward with Mass Disenfranchisement

A bill to rig the state's electoral vote allocation has moved out of committee.

Labor, and Middle Class, Still Shrinking

The Bureau of Labor Statistic’s annual report makes for grim reading.

What If They Held an Election and Nobody Won?

Netanyahu was defeated, even if he stays in office.

Why Balance the Budget?

It's not necessary.

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