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Selfish Politicians Who Politicize Vaccination Endanger the Public

David Ropeik | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
David Ropeik

Parents can opt out of having their kids vaccinated for either philosophical or religious reasons, depending on the state. Posturing as a defender of individual liberty, when people already have it, is selfish political grandstanding and nothing more.

Why the GOP Presidential Candidates Talk Race (in Code)

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

South Carolina Democratic Congressman James Clyburn lambasted the GOP presidential candidates for talking race in code. There's plenty of ammunition f...

What Rick Perry Will Do Next

James Moore | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
James Moore

The people who manage Rick Perry's communications are really, really bad. Because of their aggregate incompetence, Perry is digging out of a policy hole that makes him look like that hiker in the Utah badlands who had to saw off his arm to survive. Perry has the same challenge.

The H.Y.P.O.C.R.I.S.Y. Act: Making Politicians Mean What They Say, or Else...

Scott Baker | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Scott Baker

Recently, the Huffington Post reported that: "A Freedom of Information Act request filed by The Huffington Post with three separate federal agencies ...

Playing Chicken on Climate Change

William S. Becker | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

The people trying to wake us up to the realities of global warming have taken to calling themselves "climate hawks." In the field of Republican presidential candidates, we are seeing a new breed emerge: climate chickens.

Rove Has Three Queens

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Pure Insanity: Making Sense Of 'News' And Politics

Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hackel

It keeps happening -- every day the "news" is filled with statements that give me no other choice than to just shake my head and say, "Huh?" These stories and ideas just don't compute.

Michele Bachmann, John Kline Oppose Public Option Because It's "Cheaper"

Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you're trying to dissuade someone from buying something, it's best not to tell them it's the cheaper option. But that's the strategy behind some GO...

Democrats Block Bachmann's Attempt To Switch Parties

Steve Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Young

"Arlen Specter was one thing," said Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid (D-Nev). "Having Bachmann on our side has me thinking of going Libertarian."