Thank You for Your Service and Welcome Home!

Veteran: One who wrote a blank check to Uncle Sam for up to and including their life.

Hey Pundits, Why Not Leave Washington?

Nothing much is going to happen in Washington for the next two years, so now’s a great time for pundits to investigate what’s going on in the rest of the nation.

In Just 100 Days DC Finds Homes for More Than 200 Homeless Veterans

Galvanized by the injustice of a veteran risking his life for his country only to later find himself without a home, Veterans NOW has developed to end veteran homelessness in Washington DC by the end of 2015.

Countdown to the Kiss

Gay, straight, it didn’t matter when it came time for that midnight kiss.

Why Americans Hate The Political Media

Sam Youngman’s piece in Politico on Washington shows many of the media pathologies that cause Americans to hate their political media and their politics.

No, the Unemployment Crisis is Not Gone

Two recent stories about Walmart highlight how big our nation’s unemployment problem remains.

Brothers, Shake It Off

Dr. Gadsden discusses the reality that while many men will never end up physically imprisoned many are still “journeying through life psychologically and spiritually imprisoned”

BREAKING: Shooting At Washington DC Navy Yard (UPDATE)

Police are still searching for the shooter.

Walmart Does Not Create Jobs, It Destroys Them

Economists are starting to take a closer look at the effects of Walmart on the economy, and what they are finding may surprise you.

Good Samaritans Rescue Man in Wheelchair After Falling on the Subway Track in DC

The unidentified man in the wheelchair was trying to get closer to read a metro sign when he “plummeted” off the platform — face first.

Letter from the New GMP Politics Editors

Often, when people say “politics” or “political,” they spit the words out like bitter pills. And, rightfully so.

D.C. Cabs Discriminate Against Black Passengers

WUSA 9 runs a three-week-long test to see if cab drivers in Washington, D.C., show discrimination towards black people, and what they caught on camera is shocking.

American Minister Timothy Murphy Joins Gitmo Prisoners in Hunger Strike

More than 100 days have passed since the hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay started, and with no progress being made, an American minister has joined the strike.

Honor Flight: How Spending a Day With the Greatest Generation Changed My Life

Diana Rodriguez spent one day with a veteran of World War II. And it taught her about goodness, at a time she needed it most.

North Korea Responds to UN Resolution With Threats of More Nuclear Tests

Washington’s special envoy on North Korea, Glyn Davies, warns that a nuclear test would be “a mistake and a missed opportunity” for North Korea.

Have Conservatives Lost the Culture War?

Joanna Schroeder agrees that culture influences politics more than we have understood in the past, and wonders how we can help create the culture and society we desire.