How George Will Celebrates the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Because, as everyone knows, learning tolerance and not throwing your garbage where it will poison others are impediments to literacy and learning. Here’s some more to whet your whistle: “Higher education, from which much of such diversity and sensitivity nonsense trickles down, cries poverty while spending lavishly on administrative overhead irrelevant to its teaching and research missions …” Continue reading

The Filibuster That Wasn’t There

The filibuster has been elevated to the level of SuperMajority, which was never the intent of the Founding Fathers, whose shoes they deign to shine, those “Constitutionalists” and their high-falutin’ “reverence” and “patriotism.” Continue reading

We Don’t Actually Have ANY of Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns

When you hear that “We’ve got only two years of Romney’s tax returns,” that’s at best half true, and, actually, almost entirely false. Continue reading

‘There’s A War Going On’: Candidates Silent As Americans Favor End In Afghanistan

Both major-party candidates contending for a term in the Oval Office almost appear to have forgotten that a U.S. war is still underway in Afghanistan. Neither Mitt Romney nor Paul Ryan even mentioned the war when Romney introduced Ryan as his GOP running mate, and President Obama usually gives the … Continue reading

VIDEO: The Controversial Anti-Romney Steelworker Ad

The political headlines have become dominated in recent days by a powerful new TV ad put up against Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. The spot, featuring steelworker Joe Soptic, tells the story of how under the management of Romney’s former firm, Bain Capital, Soptic couldn’t get healthcare for his family … Continue reading

Jennifer Rubin’s Savage Assault on Reality

what is astonishing is that a major United States newspaper would allow this blatant Goebbelsesque “big lie” propaganda run unchallenged, unquestioned, uncorrected, and, seemingly untethered from the credibility that newspapers require as the backbone of their existence. Continue reading

The GOP ‘War On Women’ Isn’t Over, Reid Reminds Voters

With a new poll may may have women once again moving toward Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Senate’s Democratic majority leader is reminding female voters that the GOP hasn’t ended its “war on women.” Although President Obama had opened up a huge 19-point advantage among women just weeks ago in the … Continue reading

A Streetcar Named Reform

The Supreme Court has (predictably) expanded police powers broadly, ruling broadly in a case involving strip searches and jail visits, to expand all police’s rights to strip searches (including cavity searches) of anyone for just about any violation — including, as Justice Breyer notes in his dissent, a traffic offense:… Continue reading

The Boss, Trayvon, America Is Still Waiting for Answers

The controversy over Trayvon Martin’s death continues as his father Tracy Martin, described “the police version of events in a meeting Wednesday with Washington Post reporters and editors,” and he told them “he did not believe the official account, which was conveyed to him two days after his 17-year-old son was … Continue reading

Kerry Blasts Romney on Iran

Kerry swipes Romney again today over Iran foreign policy… I have little interest in inserting myself, as a former nominee of my party, into this presidential campaign season. But as the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which has a vital role in issues of national security, I feel … Continue reading