Has the Republican Party’s strategy of obstruction during the Obama years really been that shrewd?
The political media loves to cover politicians making gaffes, but at the end of the day they don’t really matter at all.
Despite her overwhelming love for The Daily Show, Joanna Schroeder thinks Jon Stewart’s turtle jokes about Senator McConnell are a hypocritical step too far.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.
Republicans need to look beyond their usual suspects to see how they lost the shutdown fight so badly.
The government shutdown shows the consequences of the GOP’s changing political tactics in recent years.
President Obama just won two major victories this week; unfortunately for him nobody’s talking about them.
Mitch McConnell tries to solve the debt crisis, scientists might have discovered the God particle, and a tournament selects the best pop song of the last 30 years.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.