While conservatives refuse to celebrate, or even notice, how much of the popular culture is on their side, numbers at the box office prove that many successful movies are actually ones promoting conservative values.
You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.
Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Meanwhile, supporters of the government's contraception mandate believe that birth control is their boss' business, and they want the federal government to force employers to agree.
Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment.
It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.
?For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents.
"Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press story on the IRS's claim that it lost an unknown number of emails over two years relating to the agency's alleged targeting of political groups hostile to the president.
The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring.
Hillary Clinton's State Department memoir, "Hard Choices," has just come out, and who among us can contain their excitement? Not Mike Allen, author of the incestuously insider Politico column "Playbook."
There he goes again. At a press conference in Brussels Thursday, President Obama was asked if he was surprised by the controversy over his decision to trade Bowe Bergdahl for five high-ranking Taliban leaders.
Good for Rick Perry.
?Can we please stop holding the country hostage to crazy people?
Vladimir Putin, with the aid of his vast propaganda machinery, has convinced many Russians that the interim government in Ukraine is expressly Nazi and fascist. And while there were some neo-Nazi goons among the protesters who brought down the corrupt government of Victor Yanukovich, and there are definitely ultranationalists among the coalition resisting Moscow, it's simply a transparent lie that the current government is fascist.
Hillary Clinton is in a pickle. She's a shoe-in for her party's presidential nomination because of Barack Obama's failures. But those failures might keep her from getting the job. Her husband's "law of politics" is that elections are always about the future, but she's stuck in the past.
Of course, if you're the sort of person who takes trigger warnings very seriously, you probably don't read this column too often. So maybe my mockery will miss its target, sort of like making fun of the Amish on the Internet -- it's not like they'll find out.
Here's a question. If -- and this is a big if -- the United States could dispatch a swarm of heretofore secret super-drones to find and kill every member of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, would you be in favor of doing it?
What is happening to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram is tragic. The sinking of the Titanic, the fall of Saigon, the British defeat at Gallipoli, the Dred Scott decision -- tragedies all.
In 1920, a bond salesman walked into Joseph Yenowsky's Waterbury, Conn., clothing store. Yenowsky was a tough sell. During their lengthy conversation, Yenowsky told the salesman he thought Vladimir Lenin, the Russian Bolshevik leader, was "the brainiest man" in the world.
Last week the state of Oklahoma "botched" an execution.
After the 9/11 terror attacks in 2001, members of the American left found one thing they could all agree on: America's Our First Amendment rights were in peril.
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