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This Week In Pantsuit Politics: Northern Ireland’s Jane Morrice Denounces Male Politicians For Demeaning Women

One need only look at the Oval Office to see that when it comes to politics, we’ve got a bit of a gender discrepancy. In...

Too soon to know if Republicans will take control of the Senate

by John Zogby The pundits seem to be on board with the prediction that the Republicans will take control of the Senate this...

Election may not end in a “rout”

Senate seats turn over every six years, and six years ago a Democratic wave election helped the party capture lots of normally...

Profile or Die (Guest Voice)

Profile, or Die by Michael Reagan We all know what an act of Islamic terrorism is — except for our lame duck-in-chief, that...

Cartoon: I’m a Canadian Redo

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To license this cartoon for your own site, visit...

Josh Marshall on the Palin Brawl

Josh Marshall offers an insightful take on the meaning of the Palin brawl on Talking Points Memo. As you’ve likely seen...

Police: 2 dead, 4 wounded in high school shooting north of Seattle

SEATTLE — Two students are dead after one of them opened fire Friday morning in the Marysville-Pilchuck High School...

Joni Ernst’s Defense Of Using Guns To Defend Her Rights, And To Use Government To Impose Her Views Upon Others

One of the reasons that the Republicans now have a better than even chance of taking control of the Senate is that there is the...

Move to Disqus Commenting System

Hello readers. We have moved back to the Disqus commenting system after not using it for 4 years. Back when we first used...

Freezing Worker Eggs: Are Apple and Facebook Playing God? (Germany, France, Switzerland)

Over the past year and a half, as the scale of the global mass surveillance being pursued by the National Security Agency in...

A Defeat for Dilma will Mean Victory for the ‘Empire’ (Vermelho, Brazil)

Three days from now, the the people of Brazil will go to the polls to elect a new president, and as columnist Umberto Martins...

Into the morass?

Into the morass? By EUGENE ROBINSON WASHINGTON — “I don’t oppose all wars,” said Barack Obama,...

Cartoon: Radical Islam

Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle[/caption See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To...

NYC Dr. Craig Spencer Tests Positive for Ebola Virus After Treating Patients in Guinea

Dr. Craig Spencer, who returned from Guinea ten days ago after treating Ebola patients, has tested positive for the...

How to Blow An Election You Ought to Win (part iii)

This illustration is in the Public Domain Synchronicity: Political Polarization & Media Habits Journalism.org When...

Canada PM Vows Crackdown After Capital Shocked by Fatal Attacks

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country’s fight against “terrorist...

Bruce Bartlett Argues That Obama Is A Republican

There’s nothing really new here, but it will be interesting to see conservative response to Bruce Bartlett’s...

My beef with Training Day

I have extremely conflicting feelings about Training Day. A part of me loves this film, while another hates everything...

Most/Least Trusted News Sources, Ctd.

Politifact.com offers a comment from its archives on the Pew study of most and least trusted news sources. PunditFact is...

When ‘Springtime for Hitler’ Became Serious Opera

Is Mel Brooks smiling? Brooks’ 1968 comedy “The Producers” dealt with an outrageous, fictitious...

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My beef with Training Day

I have extremely conflicting feelings about Training Day. A part of me loves this film, while another hates everything...

When ‘Springtime for Hitler’ Became Serious Opera

Is Mel Brooks smiling? Brooks’ 1968 comedy “The Producers” dealt with an outrageous, fictitious...

As Boardwalk Empire comes to an end, it still hasn’t figured out its main character

They decapitated Deadwood and they’ve foreshortened Boardwalk Empire. HBO seems to have it in for ambitious drama...

Freezing Worker Eggs: Are Apple and Facebook Playing God? (Germany, France, Switzerland)

Over the past year and a half, as the scale of the global mass surveillance being pursued by the National Security Agency in...

A Defeat for Dilma will Mean Victory for the ‘Empire’ (Vermelho, Brazil)

Three days from now, the the people of Brazil will go to the polls to elect a new president, and as columnist Umberto Martins...

Cartoon: Turkey takes action

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To license this cartoon for your own site, visit...

Too soon to know if Republicans will take control of the Senate

by John Zogby The pundits seem to be on board with the prediction that the Republicans will take control of the Senate this...

Election may not end in a “rout”

Senate seats turn over every six years, and six years ago a Democratic wave election helped the party capture lots of normally...

Joni Ernst’s Defense Of Using Guns To Defend Her Rights, And To Use Government To Impose Her Views Upon Others

One of the reasons that the Republicans now have a better than even chance of taking control of the Senate is that there is the...

Freezing Worker Eggs: Are Apple and Facebook Playing God? (Germany, France, Switzerland)

Over the past year and a half, as the scale of the global mass surveillance being pursued by the National Security Agency in...

It’s Pizza Time

Who doesn’t love pizza? While I would be hesitant to call pizza the “ultimate food,” it’s hard to deny...

What would you do if you were groped in public?

In the shadow of #gamergate*, here’s a refreshing story of empowerment and focused anger. And another way your smartphone...