Virginia Gov. McDonnell’s Fall from Grace. Just Desserts?

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The man who would be king? (Or at least potential running mate to the man who almost became king) is going to prison and out of public life for good.

This is Not My America

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Lost to America is the ability to compromise, which once made us the greatest of nations. Doug Zeigler wonders if we can ever regain the empathy for others that we once revered.

Raising a Daughter in 1950s America, Today

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Yesterday, America went back in time. What does the Supreme Court decision and the Wendy Davis filibuster mean for the “future”?

Jon Stewart on Gay Marriage Evolution

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Jon Stewart explores what it might take to change the GOP’s mind concerning same-sex marriage.

Michigan Politician Speaks Out on “Right-To-Work”

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A state representative makes the kind of loud, honest, proclamatory statement politicians are supposed to tiptoe around. Good for him.

Two Harvard Men Battle For President

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Liam Day asserts that as little as they or their supporters might like to admit, Obama and Romney have a lot in common.

From the Bottom of the 47 Percent

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Sean Davis came from the poorest of the poor, from the white-trash, from food stamps and toys made from boxes of government cheese—and he has a message for America.

Can A Child Have More Than Two Parents?

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A California state bill would allow courts to legally declare a child has more than two parents.

Growing Up A Son of Sarge

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In this excerpt of Mark Shriver’s book, The Good Man, he salutes his Dad and remembers the perks of being the Sargent’s son.

The President Airs His Grievances

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President Obama gave a great speech on Tuesday, Slade Sohmer writes, so let’s just leave it at that.

No Presidential Challengers Have Any Heart

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Andrew Cotto doesn’t think any of the challengers to President Obama have enough compassion to succeed.

The Tea Party and #Occupy WallStreet Have Something in Common

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Can’t a Marxist. socialist, liberal, progressive, and Democrat also be an American ?

Where Are Women in the Debt Deal?

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As a new budget deal appears to be in sight, we ask the question.

Is It Time to Let Women Solve the Debt Problem?

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A good man knows when its time to get the heck out of the way and let the women take over.

Red and Blue Brands

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What do Craftsman, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, Johnson and Johnson, FedEx, UPS, and Cheerios have in common? They’re all bipartisan brands.

Women Are From Venus, Men Vote Republican

A recent New York Times/CBS News poll found a clear difference between the favored parties of ladies and gentlemen, with women strongly favoring Democrats and men seeing red. (A lot of it.) More men said that they were planning to vote for the Republican candidate, rather than the Democratic candidate in their district, by a […]