Politics

I’ve Got Some Assignments for Rachel Maddow

Looking at Drift from the perspective of defense intellectuals.

Reintroducing the Buffet Rule

President Obama uses tax policy as part of his attempt to make this election about values.

Paul Ryan Wants Democratic Friends

The representative claims to have secret support for his budget plan from House Dems.

Rick Warren and the Gospel of Supply-Side Jesus

The evangelical mega-church pastor explains how believing in Jesus requires him to sign on to the Republican agenda.

Write Down the 11 Million

Underwater homeowners aren’t backing down—they’re standing up and fighting back. And we need to stand with them.

Of Course a Decision Striking Down the ACA Would Be "Judicial Activism"

The bigger question is whether such activism would be justifiable.

Approaching Peak Bitch on Television

TV is overrun with unflattering portrayals of women—where's the uproar?

Romney to Santorum: You're a Loser

Is this appeal going to work with Pennsylvania Republicans?

More Evidence that Populism Works

Now is not the time to move to mushy, centrist rhetoric on deficit reduction.

Making State and Local Taxes Fair Game

Fixing highly regressive tax systems is one of the essential steps in making our country's tax code more fair.

Romney Owns the War on Women

Whether he likes it or not.

The Fruitless Search for the Supreme Court's Rationale

There's little point in trying to ascertain the reasoning the Court will follow if it strikes down the ACA.

What Does Romney Have To Hide?

Senator Dick Durbin goes after the potential presidential candidate's Swiss bank account while Obama campaign manager demands further tax return disclosures.

Today's Unnecessarily Violent Metaphor

Can we just get a hold of ourselves, please?

When $1 Million Isn't Rich Enough

The Buffett bill's modest target

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