There could be a revolution in voting access that makes elections smarter, cheaper, and more inclusive. If we demand it.
Obama's Iran Nuclear Deal Could Be a Major Triumph
November 24, 2013
Right-wingers here and abroad hate it. But they also hated it when Reagan struck deals with Gorbachev—and the parallels are pretty clear
Stop mourning bipartisan comity, sanctimonious Beltway scolds! It died a long time before the filibuster did.
People Complaining About Obamacare Insurance Cancellations Want to Get Something for Nothing
November 17, 2013
You can't get better insurance and pay the same old price for it.
Want to Win the Midterms? Then Leave Obamacare As-Is.
November 14, 2013
Attention, scared liberals: Resisting pressure to tweak the law now is in your political interest later. Here's why.
The grim morality of our realpolitik stance on Syria
“Here are my words for the EPA,” a speaker at a Sierra Club event, Laura MacLeery, shouted into a mic in a packed room Thursday morning. “Be bold, brave, creative, visionary!
I Used to Hang a Confederate Flag on My Wall
October 30, 2013
Thanks to angry Republican protesters, the Confederate flag is back in the news. Someone who used to fly the flag now ponders its meaning.
Count me as very skeptical about the suggestions in recent days that neither the White House nor the congressional intelligence committees knew about NSA collections against leaders in allied countries.
In rural, central Georgia, in a town called Sandersville in WashingtonCounty, a former state legislator with a blighted record has teamed up with a racketeer and a wealthy southern family to build a coal plant, and it may be the only one built in American in the foreseeable future.