Politics

August 04, 2014

How Much Is Obamacare Raising Your Insurance Rate? Depends on Which State You Live In.
11:50 PM

The critics were sure premiums would skyrocket next year. Looks like the critics were wrong. Again.

Nine West Thinks Women Need "Husband-Hunting" Shoes
Five ideas for the shoe company's next ad campaign

So we have a few suggestions for them.

Toxic Algae in Your Drinking Water: Coming Soon to a Town Near You?
2:41 PM

It's disgusting, it's dangerous, and it's happening because of climate change. 

GRAPH: Government Employment Is Way Down Under Obama
2:19 PM

Public sector payrolls have shrunk considerably over the past five-plus years.

Did Mitch McConnell Hit Rand Paul With the Nerdiest Attack in Political History?
12:46 PM

McConnell called Paul "the most credible candidate for president ... since Henry Clay." Ouch!

Roger Goodell Just Blew It
The NFL sends a shamefully weak message on domestic violence
8:08 AM

People say Roger Goodell didn't come down hard enough on Ray Rice. They're absolutely right.

The NFL Cheerleaders Should Be Your Fair-Pay Heroes
12:00 AM

The bottom 60 percent of the workforce hasn’t gotten a raise in a decade, and, for some, pay has even fallen. The basic bargain that Americans put in a hard day’s work and share in some of the bounty they produce has been broken.

August 03, 2014

Obama Is Legally Allowed to Enforce—or Not Enforce—the Law
Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers
8:09 PM

Ross Douthat misunderstands the separation of powers.

The Right's Obsession With Obama's "Lawlessness" Has Nothing to Do With the Law
6:36 PM

The New York Times's Ross Douthat is the latest conservative to conflate the law with politics.

August 02, 2014

Stop Blaming Colleges for Society's Problems
The value of an elite education remains unparalleled
8:00 PM

For better or worse, the university tends to evolve alongside society, not ahead of it.

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