Politics

July 29, 2014

Prison Reform May Be The Last Bipartisan Issue Left in D.C.
Even Van Jones and Newt Gingrich agree
4:00 PM

Even Van Jones and Newt Gingrich agree.

The West Has Cornered Putin—and That's When He's Most Dangerous
3:15 PM

Sanctions have backed Putin into a corner. He just might lash out.

The U.S. Is Accidentally Pushing Kurdistan Toward Independence From Iraq
Kurdish oil is sitting off the Texas coast right now—and a U.S. judge just ordered its seizure
12:04 PM

Kurdish oil is sitting off the Texas coast right now—and a U.S. judge just ordered its seizure.

Why Are Conservative Health Journalists Covering for Halbig Truthers?
7:00 AM

Conservative health writers are repudiating their own reporting to back this ridiculous Obamacare lawsuit argument.

If Republicans Were Serious About Spending Less, They'd Act on Climate Change
6:47 AM

The longer we wait, the more it costs us. Welcome to the White House's latest argument in favor for climate change action.

July 28, 2014

One More Clue that the Obamacare Lawsuits Are Wrong
A 2010 email offers a window into what Congress was thinking at the time
11:57 PM

Here's what a key House staffer thought in 2010, while Congress was still writing the Affordable Care Act.

The Coal Industry Has Been Fear-Mongering for 40 Years Now
These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong
8:00 PM

These old newspaper ads prove the industry's predictions have always been wrong.

Who Killed This Woman?
Her husband, father, or brothers? The mysterious story of one brutal honor killing in Pakistan.

Her husband, father, or brothers? The mysterious story of one brutal honor killing in Pakistan.

In France, It Really Matters What Politicians Wear. Even Men.
François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim
11:15 AM

François Hollande is just the country's latest fashion victim.

Dr. Strangelove Explains Why the Obamacare Lawsuits Make No Sense
If you're going to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it
9:12 AM

If you're trying to make a threat, usually you tell somebody about it.

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