Our Future Do Nothing Congress

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The Republicans could take unified control of Congress in next week’s elections, but don’t expect a whole lot to change.

Do Americans Want War Or Peace?

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It’s hard to tell what type of foreign policy American voters actually want. In fact they might not care that much about the rest of the world at all.

Will Congress Vote to Authorize Airstrikes in Iraq?

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Unfortunately for us, Congress is refusing to grapple with the current crisis in Iraq and Syria.

Do Liberals Focus Too Much on Guilt?

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Guilt can be a powerful motivator in life, but is it a good idea to base a political strategy on it?

Hillary The Hawk?

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Hillary Clinton recently outlined sharp differences between the Obama Administration’s approach to foreign policy and what her own might look like.

The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Partisan Side

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One of the biggest myths in American politics is that the other side is always doing much better than you are.

Understanding Bergdahlgate

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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.

The Incredible Sinking Barack Obama

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President Obama’s approval ratings have been remarkably stable over the past four years.

Keep Your Government Hands Off Of My Obamacare

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Even people opposed to Obamacare are signing up for it, sometimes without knowing that they are.

The Republican Sea Change On Evolution

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The decline in the number of self-identified Republicans who believe in evolution only reflects the change in those who identify as Republican.

Why Won’t The Death Panel Myth Die?

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Years after it was debunked, Republicans are still hawking Sarah Palin’s “death panel” myth.

Get A Job! The Myth of Labor

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Our images of manhood and success are too often tied to a “working man” image that doesn’t exist in the real world any more.