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Most/Least Trusted News Sources, Ctd.

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Politifact.com offers a comment from its archives on the Pew study of most...

Political Polarization–How The Left and Right Follow Different Sources For News

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The Pew Research Center has released a study on Political Polarization and...

Beinart on US Isolationism

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Peter Beinart on the myth of American Isolationism in The National...

Jack Vance

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 I read with great zeal the works of Asimov and Heinlein. But my favorite...

Extremist-Inspired Attack Raises Canada’s Terror Threat Level

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Canada raised its terrorist attack threat level from “low” to...

Cartoon: Turkey takes action

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Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? (Guest Voice)

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Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? By Dick Polman Let’s take a break...

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

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WASHINGTON – Ben Bradlee, the hard-charging editor who guided The...

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

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A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on...

(Updated) The Fight for Kobani Continues

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Update: The Pentagon confirmed today that one of the 28 bundles of...

Most/Least Trusted News Sources

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Christopher Ingraham notes the most and least trusted news sources from a...

Beware Of Those Politicians Who Spread Fear–We Have No Reason To Fear Ebola As Long As We Respond Sensibly

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A mood of fear is engulfing the country which might very well affect the...

A Perplexing Political Puzzle

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Public approval ratings for Congress have remained consistently low for a...

Fun With Electoral College Math

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Fun with Electoral College Math by Fig So I think the Electoral...

Please Politicize Ebola (Guest Voice)

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Please Politicize Ebola By Tina Dupuy “Politicize” is a jab...

Warren makes the case

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WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn’t running for...

Keep Portland Weird

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I grew up in Portland but have not actually lived there for decades. I do...

Cartoon: Ebola Cable News

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Cartoon: Turkey takes action

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See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at...

(Updated) The Fight for Kobani Continues

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Update: The Pentagon confirmed today that one of the 28 bundles of...

After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

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ISTANBUL — In a dramatic policy shift, Turkey agreed Monday to allow...

Political Polarization–How The Left and Right Follow Different Sources For News

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The Pew Research Center has released a study on Political Polarization and...

Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? (Guest Voice)

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Why are Americans So Czar-Struck? By Dick Polman Let’s take a break...

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

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A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on...

It’s Pizza Time

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Who doesn’t love pizza? While I would be hesitant to call pizza the...

What would you do if you were groped in public?

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In the shadow of #gamergate*, here’s a refreshing story of empowerment...

Microsoft CEO tells women that their salary rests on karma, then retracts

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At the Grace Hopper celebration of women in computing, Microsoft CEO Satya...