One student was killed and three more injured in an overnight shooting at Northern Arizona University Friday morning. The incident occurred in a...
Well that was nothing short of predictable.
Just saw an interesting paper on healthcare innovation waivers/Wyden waivers/Sec 1332 waivers with the following few paragraphs catching my attention: Using 1332 waiver authority, states could address one or all of these problems by...Show More Summary
Given the way the pieces are falling into place, why shouldn't Ted Cruz be seen as a plausible nominee?
BFFs Is Mike Huckabee sharing his award-winning Hucka-diddles with the Duggar family again? (He never stopped.) Are Jim Bob, Michelle and the child-fruits of their incessant barebacking, including their handsy firstborn, no longer completely...Show More Summary
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Someone asked me the other day where Donald Trump's support comes from. I realized I didn't really know, so I figured I should check it out. According to David Brady and Douglas Rivers, a pair of political scientists at Stanford, recent...Show More Summary
It has taken the spectacle of a full blown meltdown — complete with Republicans openly weeping inside the Capitol and GOP leaders openly admitting their party is sinking to “rock bottom” — to get Washington to admit that the Congressional GOP may be fundamentally, disastrously broken. Karen Tumulty captures the current state of play with […]
John J. Enneking, "Autumn Symphony" (1899)...
“I think the likelihood of Hitler being able to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if the people had been armed.” — Ben Carson, quoted by the Washington Post.
"'...something that even her own father didn't quite understand at first.""As [my father] got older and realized how important a role Frank played in my success — and my happiness, beyond that — he came to really appreciate him,' [Carly Fiorina] said.Frank has donned several different hats while running his wife's team. Show More Summary
Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards testifies at congressional hearing The Republicans insist that the select committee they've created to investigate Planned Parenthood will be not be political. At all. Just like the Benghazi Committee (cough, cough). Show More Summary
The condescending attitude that some Democrats have toward the GOP is laughable considering the Democrats’ woes. One would have to be stuck in a Democrat echo chamber in order not to see the trouble that the Democratic Party is in during the current presidential contest. Show More Summary
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California), the former chairman of the House Oversight Committee, on Friday morning said that he could "potentially" be a candidate for the speaker slot and criticized his successor on the Oversight Committee, Rep. Show More Summary
As any parent of a young child knows, sometimes kids just bolt and run away from you. Karis Oglesby, 2, was so excited to see her dad for the...
There is nothing we can do to reduce the growing number of mass shootings in America -- except get more people to have guns. Unbelievably, that's what conservative spokespersons and Republican presidential candidates are saying after...Show More Summary
Robert Redford appeared at a forum sponsored by the New York Times on Thursday evening in New York City talking about a new film in which he stars called "Truth". The movie is about an incident that occurred during the presidential election...Show More Summary
The GOP is heading towards a disaster they may not easily recover from. In the last couple of weeks, they seem to have ratcheted up the crazy to a level beyond their typical insanity. As a good friend of mine put it, "It's like they've...Show More Summary
When I read Rupert Murdoch’s tweets about Republican presidential contender Ben Carson on Wednesday night, it made me think about the night that Barack Obama used a bit of magic to make an impossible dream f
Unlike many Republicans, Senator Ted Cruz has not been critical of Donald J. Trump's inflammatory remarks or question his conservative credentials. But he doesn't see Mr. Trump as the party's nominee.