Is it a commercial for a big, ugly bank trying to win over small businesses with entrepreneur porn? Is it a cola transparently trying to capture a sense of new possibilities? Is it a Big Pharma company reaching into the limbic system...Show More Summary
Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock in Netflix's 'Daredevil' At the moment, the superhero genre is arguably at its peak. Movies based on comic book characters have raked in billions at the box office, with both Disney and Warner Bros. planning...Show More Summary
FROM THE NRA CONVENTION PJTV’s Amber Smith Interviews Ted Cruz.
On Monday, in Miami, Sen. Marco Rubio announced his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. The Florida senator finds himself in an unusual position. Unlike Sens. Ted Cruz or Rand Paul—two factional candidates with roots...Show More Summary
That was then. It ain't now. A legitimate question for Marco Rubio: All right, you're running for president. Who's your base? [T]he senator’s attempts to win over both the conservative base and more left-leaning minorities have mainly...Show More Summary
In 2010, two court cases dramatically changed the course of American politics. In the now-infamous Citizens United case, the Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment prohibited the federal government from regulating or placing "caps" on corporate donations to independent-expenditure political organizations. In the second case, Speechnow.org vs. Show More Summary
The battle of the Texas Dream Act continues. A bill known as SB1819, sponsored by Texas Republican Senators Donna Campbell, Tom Creighton, and Lois Kolkhorst, is headed for the Senate floor to be heard and voted upon. A priority of Lieutenant...Show More Summary
How refreshing it is to hear a corporation be honest and admit that a tax subsidy is a giveaway, not an incentive. While too often corporations go around the state capitol with hat in hand asking for “tax incentives,” claiming that they...Show More Summary
In 2010, during the debate over the so-called Affordable Care Act (aka ObamaCare), then-House Speaker [D-CA] made the statement “you have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it.” Within two weeks, employees at Boeing’s plant...Show More Summary
It's on! Hillary Clinton is now officially running for president, thus launching what is certain to be 18 months of relentless punditry, commentary and discussion of every conceivable issue relative to women, women's leadership, women's wardrobes, etc! Just the thought of it is enough to make you want to keep the TV off for the next two years. Show More Summary
The cartoonist urged satirists to "punch up" against authority, but the world does not divide so neatly between the privileged and their victims.
Conventional political wisdom going into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign announcement was that she needed to provide a reason she was running for president, a rationale beyond "it's my turn." It's not a big ask, but it's one many candidates have failed on. Show More Summary
When my six-year-old daughter saw Hillary Clinton's recent announcement for the presidency, her first response was to say, very innocently and matter-of-factly, "Oh! I didn't know that women were allowed to be president." While I don't...Show More Summary
The idea that left-liberalism now functions as a secular religion is not new. (I’ve taken it up, here, here, and here.) But where do this new religion’s adherents receive their dogma? Movies, music, and television are important, but the real answer is college. Show More Summary
The Guardian offers a tidbit about the road trip (which we are already discussing in the previous post):The campaign also leaked other snippets intended to humanise the trip, including that the former first lady had nicknamed the van...Show More Summary
One time permission granted. Photo by Chuck Jines - All rights reserved - http://www.chuckjines.com/ In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives we catch our news when we can. We come home from work and want to relax in front of our favorite television show or news program. Show More Summary
A bipartisan resolution calling for the United States to formally recognize the Armenian genocide was introduced in Congress on March 18, 2015. The following Congressional press release highlights the urgent call for America to finally...Show More Summary
There is a clear intellectual line from Rand Paul's anti-government philosophy to thinkers who literally argued that the impoverished and the unfortunate should be left to die in order to purify the human race. The post Rand Paul’s Big Con On Race And Poverty appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Rubio's latest stance: “I think I’m realistic on immigration.” The post How Marco Rubio Went From Backing Immigration Reform To Berating DREAMers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
After decades of centrist triangulation, the newly declared presidential candidate unexpectedly embraces a more liberal focus on domestic policy.