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President Obama, I am sorry… (Guest Voice)

President Obama, I am sorry… by Patricia M Smith President Obama, I am sorry.. by Patricia M Smith Dear President...

Cartoon: U.S. Marriage Equity Celebration

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No backlash, Mr. Chief Justice (Guest Voice)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a fill-in column for a vacationing columnist, so it’s in the original byline spot. No...

Cartoon: SCOTUS recap

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Greece In Arrears

The International Monetary Fund confirmed Tuesday that Greece missed its scheduled $1.5 billion debt repayment, becoming the...

Frum on Obamacare

Conservative gadfly David Frum on fixing the Affordable Care Act in The Atlantic. The Republican presidential candidates have...

Grudge Match – Evangelical Protestants VS Catholics

Is the always shaky alliance between the Evangelical Protestants and the Catholics about to break down?  Over at Salon Digby...

Obama’s approval rating grows after remarkable week

A week of mostly favorable court decisions, a groundswell of support for his position on the Confederate flag and tears has led...

The 2015 Warrior Games: A Showcase of Perseverance, Sheer Will…Part II

As mentioned in Part I, the Annual Warrior Games — an “Olympic-style spectacle” — where our warrior-athletes...

Religious and gay rights must coexist (Guest Voice)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a vacation replacement column for Eugene Robinson. Due to technical issues it’s run in the...

NBCUniversal Says ‘Adios’ To Donald Trump; Cuts Ties With Presidential Candidate

Not even a week has passed by since Univision made the decision to cut ties with Donald Trump. Now, NBCUniverseal has taken...

Jeb Bush’s Questionable Business Deals

The Washington Post described many of Jeb Bush’s past business dealings in an article entitled, Jeb Bush dogged by...

The 2015 Warrior Games: A Showcase of Perseverance, Sheer Will, Fighting Spirit and Achievement – Part I

The Defense Department’s 2015 Warrior Games concluded yesterday at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. The Annual...

Supreme Court Temporarily Stays Texas Abortion Restrictions

A Texas law placing restrictive conditions on clinics performing abortions has been temporarily stayed by the U. S. Supreme...

SCOTUS Says Lethal Injection Cocktail Is OK With Them

The case is Glossip v. Gross out of Oklahoma. Readers may recall several botched executions recently, one of which was in the...

TMV Emergency Fundraiser ENDS TOMORROW

NOTE: Our fundraiser formally ends tomorrow (but TMV welcomes donations all the time). The total put in the bank is $1,180 as...

Greece in shock as banks closed after snap referendum call

By Karolina Tagaris and Michele Kambas ATHENS (Reuters) – Stunned Greeks faced shuttered banks, long supermarkets lines...

The acceleration of history

WASHINGTON — Sometimes history speeds up. Rarely in our nation’s 239 years of life has a single week brought such...

Lone Star State Reacts Defiantly to Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

Two days after the nation’s highest court struck down gay marriage bans in Texas and a dozen other states, the State of...

Politix Update: Fuggedabout The Here And Now, It’s All About The Legacy, Dude

The lineage of the term Obamacare pretty much tells you all you need to know about how history will view President Barack...

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SciFi Weekend: Hannibal Canceled By NBC; Humans Premieres; Catastrophe And Other Summer Television Choices; Death Of An Avenger; Another Superhero Crossover; Heroes Reborn

This season forth episode of Hannibal, Aperitivo, dealt more with aftermath of the second season finale. The biggest surprise...

My Man Godfrey

I watched one of my favorite movies of all time, My Man Godfrey with William Powell and Carol Lombard.  It was made in 1936...

On the Road – and the Canals – in the ‘Low Countries’

What does one do when traveling and there is so much to see but so little time to write (home) about it? Take and post...

What Happens When You Supersize The G.O.P. Presidential Nomination Process?

Why Chris Christie Will Be The Next POTUS A Super Tuesday Away From Double Digits The View From The U.S. Virgin Islands By...

UN tries to knock heads together as Yemen burns

At least 279 children were killed and 402 injured since the Saudi led military attacks in Yemen began on 26 March 2015. That...

President Obama, I am sorry… (Guest Voice)

President Obama, I am sorry… by Patricia M Smith President Obama, I am sorry.. by Patricia M Smith Dear President...

No backlash, Mr. Chief Justice (Guest Voice)

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is a fill-in column for a vacationing columnist, so it’s in the original byline spot. No...

Cartoon: SCOTUS recap

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

You can’t fight climate change with denial (Guest Voice)

You can’t fight climate change with denial by Michael Gerson Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON...

No One Smells Exactly Like You

The nose knows: the highest topographical feature within the facial landscape is the nose. Now, a new study from...

On Google’s White House and the Future of Technology Policy

That Obama’s White House has maintained close ties with Google over the years is hardly a secret. Our President is probably...