Politics

December 11, 2013

Scott Brown Is a Carpetbagger—and There's Nothing Wrong With That
8:00 PM

Scott Brown Is Getting Ready to Run in New Hampshire—And Take On American Politics' Most Fatuous Tradition

Gun Control Advocates Are Embracing a Tactic That Beat Apartheid
4:29 PM

If you can't beat the gun nuts, you can scare off the people who fund them

Did Hasidic Jews Leak Anti-Semitism Accusations to The New York Times?
12:19 PM

One month ago, The New York Times published a long piece on the front page about shocking allegations of anti-Semitism—swastikas on lockers, anti-Semitic nicknames and jokes, the throwing of coins at Jewish students—at Pine Bush School District, whic

Protocol Experts Explain How Obama Could Have Handled the Castro Handshake
11:20 AM

Sometimes world leaders just have to have good manners.

The Budget Deal Is a Decent One—Unless You're Unemployed
10:42 AM

The agreement announced Tuesday, however modest, is a step in the right direction.

Obama/Cameron Selfie Photographer Is Ashamed of Mankind
9:29 AM

AFP photographer Roberto Schmidt is not amused.

This New Study Found More Drugs in Our Drinking Water Than Anybody Knew
12:00 AM

Doctors prescribe hydrocodone for pain. They recommend ranitidine for acid reflux, a diuretic called hydrochlorothiazide for congestive heart failure.But you don’t need a prescription to get these drugs in tiny doses.

December 10, 2013

Obama Bought My Novel. Here's What I Hope He Learns From It.
8:00 PM

By the author of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Democrats Shouldn't Be Scared to Talk About Inequality
8:00 PM

Establishmentarians are always scolding about the debt, but are deathly afraid of populism. Wonder why that is?  

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