Non-Believer and Chief: Will America Ever Have an Atheist President?

No God Pic

Atheism is on the rise in America. Secularism and scientific thought is creating a generation of voters with the ability to think critically about the issues. Will the popularity of disbelief give rise to a political party devoid of religious factions?

Deficits Don’t Matter


The federal deficit declined massively over the last few years, so where’s the cheering?

Why Republicans Are Even Losing Middle-Aged White Guys Now


Christopher Dale isn’t as liberal as he used to be, but he’s not ready to vote for bigotry and craziness either.

John Boehner Isn’t Going Anywhere


Despite all the talk about ousting the current Republican Speaker of the House, his position is pretty secure.

Republicans Still Don’t Have A Plan On Health Care


Five years after they first promised an alternative to Obamacare, Republicans still don’t have a plan to replace it.

President Jeb Bush?


What the Jeb Bush surge tells us about the state of the 2016 presidential race.

Why Are Millennials More Liberal And Less Trusting?


Millennial attitudes toward trust reflect the right wing’s teaching every-man-for-himself ideology

The Strange Death of David Camp’s Tax Reform

Man Filling out Tax Form

The end of a GOP tax reform bill shows the weakness of Republican reformers.

Are Republicans Abandoning the Disabled?


A few extreme conservative groups are forcing the GOP to block a landmark international treaty on the rights of persons with disabilities.

No, You Can’t Rank The Republican 2016 Field Yet


Despite the efforts of various pundits, at this point you really can’t rank the Republicans vying the 2016 presidential nomination.

The Coming Battle Over Voter ID

liberty bell

A judge in Pennsylvania has thrown out Pennsylvania’s controversial voter ID law setting the stage for the Supreme Court to tackle the issue.

The New Politics Of Marriage

Marco Rubio

Republicans are launching a major push to make marriage promotion a center piece of domestic policy.

Reading Paul Ryan’s Mind


The political media should focus on the impact of Paul Ryan’s policies, not try to read his mind.

Paul Ryan’s Big Lebowski Moment

paul ryan AP

Republican threats to hold the debt ceiling hostage again are pretty silly.

Why Won’t The Death Panel Myth Die?


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

Will 2014 Be The Year Of The Minimum Wage?


All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.