Ted Cruz Has Somehow Scored Another Frightening Antigay Endorsement

Republicans are taking an unusually harsh stance on human rights this election season, and the latest endorsements of Ted Cruz show no improvement.

The War on Christmas Isn’t a War. Or a Thing.

Mike Reynolds digs deep into the fabricated war, and tells us what is behind the phrase “Happy Holidays.”

Are You Afraid To Talk About Racism?

To combat racism and heal society we must first be able to talk about it. Until then, nothing will change.

Dogma and the Intellectual: How my College Buddy was Blinded by Bias

If you think you can separate the wheat from the chaff with IQ tests and snazzy credentials, prepare to be sorely disappointed: because smart people with MAs and PhDs are often blinded by bias. ––– “The intellectual life has a certain spontaneous character and inner determination. It has also a peculiar poise of its own, […]

Where Have All The Social Conservatives Gone?

Social conservatives are no longer the majority in American society.

Shutting Down Homeland Security Is All About The GOP

A fight inside the Republican Party is why it’s possible that the Department of Homeland Security will be shut down this weekend.

Tearing Pages Out of Textbooks is Not Censorship?

Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.

Trolling Liberals For Fun And Profit

A recent Fox News clip on street harassment shows the perverse incentives in the conservative media at work.

Big Government, Texas Style

The divide between conservatives and liberals is more about what government should do, not how big it should be.

John Boehner’s Epic Fail

The Republican failure to pass their own bill to address the border crisis shows GOP dysfunction at its worst.

Understanding Bergdahlgate

The Republican fury over the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl has more to do with the current state of the GOP than anything Obama did.

Where Are Conservatives’ New Ideas?

Conservatives still have a hard time coming up with new ideas to address the problems in our changing world.

Even Oil Companies Agree: Climate Change Is Already Happening

A new study shows that climate change isn’t a problem for future generations, it’s a problem affecting us right now.

Conservatives Call President Obama ‘Real Racist’ For ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ Program

Conservatives are firing back against President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” program. Last week, Obama announced the initiative that will create a task force to promote and expand programs that provide young men of color with educational opportunities and jobs.

No Really, Obamacare Isn’t Going Away

The Republican Party is increasingly embracing the policies of Obamacare, even if they still don’t like the word.

Voting for Men

Paul Pierle is waiting for a return to a more progressive path, for politics and for men.