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Obama’s new war by default

Even as President Barack Obama struggles to get Iran to renounce, or at least substantially delay, acquisition of nuclear...

Tammy Duckworth Running for the U.S. Senate

In 2012 she ran for the Illinois’ 8th congressional district U.S. Congress seat against a man who — although he...

Harry Reid vs. the Smooth Deal

WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is an acquired taste. It may surprise people outside of his Democratic...

The Paranoid Style in American Politics

Here are highlights from Richard Hofstadter’s classic 1964 essay from Harper’s. Which of today’s political...

Arizona Sen. Allen: Mandatory Church Would Be Good For America

Arizonans should put on their Sunday best and head to church — at least if Arizona Sen. Sylvia Allen has her way....

Clinton Out-Nixons Nixon And Erases The Email

The conventional wisdom is that Richard Nixon would have survived Watergate if he had erased the tapes. Democrats were...

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s Anti-Gay Discrimination Political Branding and Quagmire

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) is enmeshed in a political quagmire and spreading national firestorm over a state law...

A New Era of Televangelists

A New Era of Televangelists By Tina Dupuy This week, the junior senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, kicked off the 2016 Republican...

Positives in Saudi/Yemen Military Actions

Josh Marshall offers a thoughtful take on independent military action recently taken by Saudi Arabia and others in the...

For God’s Sake, Open The Door’

‘For God’s Sake, Open The Door’ Transcripts of the black box recordings from the doomed Germanwings flight...

Yemen: Saudi actions are destabilizing for the global UN-based order

The Saudi intervention in Yemen as the lead military power in a Gulf coalition opens a Pandora’s Box that could be the...

‘The Walking Dead’: 5 Things You Need To Know Before Watching Season 5 Finale [SPOILERS]

The Walking Dead season 5 finale will be bloody and fans are preparing themselves for the inevitable deaths. Here’s...

The worst kind of leader vs. “the invented people”

Sheldon Adelson, puppetmaster for rightwing politicians, is Mr. Moneybags for extremists in Israel. He believes...

Mike Peters Guest Cartoon: Republican 2016 Presidential Nomination Race

2016 Republican Presidential Nomination Race by Mike Peters OF RELATED INTEREST: --Rand Paul Suggests Gay Marriage Is The...

Roger Moore Under Fire for Saying Idris Elba Not ‘English-English’ to Play James Bond

Sir Roger Moore is in a race row after he allegedly told French magazine Paris Match that Idris Elba is not “English...

Middle East Conflict Won’t Impinge On Iran Nuclear Talks

In Switzerland, the U.S. is leading the push to conclude a deal with Iran that would halt Tehran’s nuclear program in...

Cartoon: Iran Easter Bunny

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

6 Health Conditions Yoga Can Actually Treat

6 Health Conditions Yoga Can Actually Treat Yogis, hippies, and holistic medicine specialists have been touting the health...

The Arts: Phyllis Diller’s Parting Advice to Comedy Freelance Writer

Phyllis Diller’s Parting Advice for Freelances by Linda Perret I had the privilege of spending an afternoon with...

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Roger Moore Under Fire for Saying Idris Elba Not ‘English-English’ to Play James Bond

Sir Roger Moore is in a race row after he allegedly told French magazine Paris Match that Idris Elba is not “English...

The Arts: Phyllis Diller’s Parting Advice to Comedy Freelance Writer

Phyllis Diller’s Parting Advice for Freelances by Linda Perret I had the privilege of spending an afternoon with...

Obama’s new war by default

Even as President Barack Obama struggles to get Iran to renounce, or at least substantially delay, acquisition of nuclear...

Yemen: Saudi actions are destabilizing for the global UN-based order

The Saudi intervention in Yemen as the lead military power in a Gulf coalition opens a Pandora’s Box that could be the...

(Updates) Saudi Arabia Launches Airstrikes Against Rebels in Yemen

Update (Tikrit) The New York Times is reporting that three major Shiite militia groups who were participating in the...

Tammy Duckworth Running for the U.S. Senate

In 2012 she ran for the Illinois’ 8th congressional district U.S. Congress seat against a man who — although he...

Arizona Sen. Allen: Mandatory Church Would Be Good For America

Arizonans should put on their Sunday best and head to church — at least if Arizona Sen. Sylvia Allen has her way....

Clinton Out-Nixons Nixon And Erases The Email

The conventional wisdom is that Richard Nixon would have survived Watergate if he had erased the tapes. Democrats were...

Experimental Night Vision Eye Drops ‘Let You See in the Dark’

A group of U.S. “citizen scientists” claim to have successfully tested night-vision-inducing eye drops. Using a solution...

Why One Bill of Rights Is No Longer Sufficient

You might not know this, but back in 1962, President John F. Kennedy revealed to Congress and to the nation a four-point...

Berlin Must Reveal U.S. ‘Blackmail’ Over Snowden Asylum (La Jornada, Mexico)

Over the weekend it was reported that German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, when pressed by journalist Glenn Greenwald...