Politics

December 04, 2014

Rand Paul Just Gave the Islamic State Exactly What It Wants
9:46 AM

The Kentucky senator just legitimized a barbaric band of terrorist thugs.

December 03, 2014

Uber's Travis Kalanick Supports Obamacare. Now He Needs to Support a Tax Hike for the Uber-Rich.
11:15 PM

Silicon Valley's "sharing economy" should embrace big government.

Police Cameras Won't Cure Our National Disease
The depressing conclusion of the Eric Garner chokehold case

And the Eric Garner chokehold case proves it.

Body Cameras Can Reduce Racial Bias—But They Can't Make Juries Punish Police Wrongdoing
6:14 PM

The decision to not charge a police officer in the death of Eric Garner shows the limits of everyone's favorite check on police power.

Russia's Maternity Leave for Expectant Mothers Puts America's to Shame
Will the Supreme Court do anything about it?
5:43 PM

Will the Supreme Court do anything about it?

Inside the Last 17 Days of the Nixon White House
5:20 PM

President Nixon almost changed his mind about resigning.

America's Medical Bill Didn't Spike Last Year
More good news, although it's hard to know how long it will last
4:00 PM

We still have a spending problem, but right now it's not getting worse.

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