"Texas is as red as red can red." Jon Stewart has spent the week in Austin, Texas, the state's most progressive city.
It's not out of the question. Until this weekend, I had largely believed in the liberal narrative which holds that Pope Francis’s reforms of the Catholic church are unstoppable.
The GOP is facing a serious problem. As pundits and wonks have been telling us since basically the day after President Obama was reelected — and as Nate Silver and others‘ forecast oracles still insist — we’re probably going to wake up on Jan.
My three years were quite revealing. It was 2004. I was a year out of college. I had moved back home and was living with my parents in a Washington, DC suburb.
The media continue to ignore black victims. Afrikka Hardy’s life probably wouldn’t have made national news if her suspected killer had not gone to police and allegedly confessed.
This crisis tracks back to the nation’s obsession with retribution, which peaked in the 1980s and 1990s.
Boss of world's largest company writes about his sexuality for first time. Tim Cook, chief executive of Apple, has officially come out as gay and described his sexuality as “among the greatest gifts God has given me.” Cook, who had previously never denied being gay but neither had he publicly acknowledged his sexuality, wrote about being gay in an opinion article for Bloomberg.
Nothing is out of bounds for gun extremists who want to intimidate their foes. If you want to understand the fight the gun safety movement faces in trying to win over gun extremists in red states, my experience this summer will be instructive.
Smoking some "Frankenstein," or "Jack the Ripper" might put you in the mood for some slashers and schlockfests.
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You'll need a shrink or a drink to help you with your nightmares after reading about these scary animals.
Stewart adds a little truthiness to a Koch brothers ad. When Jon Stewart discovered that Koch Industries was advertising on his show, he decided to do a little investigating.
JROTC programs are indoctrinating vulnerable high school students in the science of war -- with disastrous effects.
He asked us to invest in the lie of his own life, and the lie of "respectability." We can't laugh with him anymore.
It’s a choice everyone should be able to make for themselves, without being seen as an irresponsible, immature or unfulfilled.
It’s a choice everyone should be able to make for themselves, and to do so with no risk of being seen as an irresponsible, immature, or unfulfilled.
Some religious beliefs can create habitual thought patterns that actually alter brain function, making it difficult for people to heal or grow.
The aging plant is located on an intricate network of earthquake fault lines. Montaña de Oro State Park is a place where the rolling hills of the Central California coast drop from steep cliffs into crashing waves that are home to diverse sea life ranging from starfish and anemones to sea lions and migrating whales.
The government and mainstream media's definition of terrorism is very convenient. The definition of terrorism seems simple enough.
The aging plant is located on an intricate network of earthquake fault lines. Montaña de Oro State Park is a place where the pristine, rolling hills of the Central California coast drop from steep cliffs into blue, crashing waves that are home to diverse sea life ranging from starfish and anemones to sea lions and migrating whales.