Obama Administration Ready to Fight Back as Voter ID Laws Sweep the Nation

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When the Supreme Court struck down a key part of the Voters Rights Act of 1965, Texas attorney general Greg Abbott tweeted just 20 minutes later “I’ll fight #Obama’s effort to control our elections.”

Video: The Man Behind the Cosby Sweater

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Turns out, the father of the Cosby Sweater craze is pretty damn awesome.

Can States Outlaw Free Online Education?

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Minnesota requires a registration fee, even when courses are offered for free, online. Is this justifiable? Can it be enforced?

Should Lance Armstrong Be In Jail?

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If Lance Armstrong was found to have engaged in an illegal activity, shouldn’t he be in jail? Maybe not…

Should Twitter Have Handed Occupy Protestor’s Data to the Courts?

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Twitter finally handed over the data of OWS protestor Malcom Harris, who is being charged with disorderly conduct. Should they have backed down so easily?

Mad Men’s Writers Offer Insights to Sunday’s Grim Episode

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Slate.com ran an open letter yesterday from Mad Men writers regarding Sunday night’s incredibly sad, but very well done episode. What did you think of the show? How responsible was Don Draper for the tragedy that occurred?

Racist Writings: Should Derbyshire and Weigel Be Fired?

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Joanna Schroeder wonders to what degree a publication is responsible for the reprehensible behavior of its writers.

The Charger and the Nerd

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“Yes. You read that correctly. I’m a geeky-ass, hoity-toity motherfucker, and I drive the most obnoxiously meatheaded car currently on the road.”