Obama

We Can't Just Play Defense on Voting Access. It's Time to Make Voting Easier.
November 30, 2013

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

Nuking the Filibuster Is Great. Sanctimonious Beltway Types Just Won't Admit It.
November 21, 2013

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
And Obama encouraged them to think they could
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.
Attention, scared Democrats: Resisting the urge to tweak now is in your political interest later
November 14, 2013

Attention, scared liberals: Resisting pressure to tweak the law now is in your political interest later. Here's why.

"By Doing Nothing in Syria, Obama Ensured That There Is Nothing We Can Do."
November 08, 2013

The grim morality of our realpolitik stance on Syria

The EPA's Nationwide Carbon-Emissions Tour Rides Into D.C. With "Carpe Diem!"
November 07, 2013

“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
Here's why I took it down
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.

White House and Congress Didn't Know the NSA Was Spying on Allies? I Doubt It
October 29, 2013

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.

This Might Be the Last Traditional Coal Power Plant to Be Built in America
October 27, 2013

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. 

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