The March for Science brought historic numbers of scientists to the streets to stand up for evidence-based reasoning, but whether it actually helped heal the partisan divide on issues like climate change is far less certain. A cursory look at the post-March media coverage suggests we’re as trapped as ever in our…
Courtrooms are the place where we find Truth. We know that from many fine movies and television shows, such as Law and Order: Criminal Intent and Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Over the last two weeks, the custody trial of radio provocateur Alex Jones, in Austin, has been cast as an opportunity to find the truth…
Another day, another anonymously sourced story about the White House in disarray and a president who must be kept from watching too much television.
Trump’s first 100 days have been messy—and not just for the president, though a federal judge recently struck down yet another controversial executive order. For those of us opposed to the policies and agendas furthered by this administration, it’s been a long few months as shock turned to grief which turned, in many…
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), 78, is small of stature but commands attention whenever she strides into a room. Her gaze is direct and inquisitive, with flashes of steely resolve serving as a clear reminder not to take her kindness for weakness.
It’s taken nearly 100 days, but Donald Trump has finally found a tax proposal he can get behind. And as befits his desire to reinvigorate America’s working classes, he’s aiming straight at, um, the amount of income tax paid by law-firm partners and real-estate moguls.
It is with a heavy heart that New York’s Jonathan Chait must announce that the illiberal, anti-speech left is at it again.
Meet Ammar Campa-Najjar, who campaigned for Obama in 2012 and is now running to represent his native San Diego, a district long held by Republicans.
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked an executive order by Donald Trump which threatened to cut off funds to sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities.
If you are a follower of Today’s Political Discourse, you probably already know who the headline is referring to: dumb-as-rocks politics man Chris Cillizza, whose latest blight on humanity is a fantastically dumb defense of Ivanka Trump.
Last week, Bill O’Reilly was forced out at Fox News because Rupert Murdoch’s sons want to buy the remaining shares of a British satellite television company and fostering an alleged sexual predator and serial abuser for more than a decade had reportedly become a hiccup.
The word “abortion” first appeared in the Democratic Party Platform in 1976, three years after Roe v. Wade made the procedure legal in every state. The language was succinct and bloodless, just two brief lines endorsing the Supreme Court decision and acknowledging the “religious and ethical nature of the concerns…
Enrique Peña Nieto, the president of Mexico, is very frustrated these days. The public is refusing to acknowledge, much less applaud, any of his accomplishments. For instance, authorities in Italy and Guatemala recently arrested two former Mexican state governors who went on the run after being accused of widespread…
President Donald Trump—very likely the only president in history to earn condemnations from both the Anne Frank Center and the Holocaust Memorial Museum during his first 100 days in office—managed to talk about the Nazi genocide on Tuesday morning without once flirting with Holocaust denial, something that’s actually…
Texas State Representative Victoria Neave has decided that she will not eat until Wednesday to demonstrate her opposition to an anti-immigrant bill in the state legislature.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On a day when tens of thousands of people crowded the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to march for science, a Congressman who can boast the only science PhD on Capitol Hill is something of a celebrity.
Nobody ever clicks on blog posts about tax policy, because it’s not “sexy” enough. Fuck you! How else are we supposed to win the class war?
Look, I’m not saying no one could have seen this one coming, but still.