To expose high school students to fringe perspectives, presented as genuine alternatives, and then encourage them to "choose" the one they like best is to send the message that there is no such thing as knowledge.
Despite his insistence to the contrary, I believe New Jersey Gov. Chris Chris is certain to enter the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
The reason I've written my latest book is because the insane rightward tilt of the Republicans post-Obama's election has meant that the path taken by the religious right was something I felt needed to be better understood and exposed... from the inside.
Should Mitt Romney, as is increasingly likely, win the GOP presidential nomination, it will be a severe defeat for the Tea Party faction of the party.
American evangelicals, Fox News, and now the Republican Party take their intellectual cues from a roster of remarkably similar populists who head media empires.
It was easier during World War II. You knew who your enemies were--Hitler, Tojo, the Red Skull. And you knew who your allies were, too--Churchill, Stalin, the Submariner.
If conservatives don't like labor unions, they are entitled to their opinions. But when they attack unions by arguing that they actually hurt working people, they don't have the facts on their side. They are crying wolf.
For an entity that wields so much power, we know relatively little about the Fed. Would you trust an unknown banker to decide what happens with your paycheck every week? Why do we accept this for our country?
Rand's total rejection of faith and God is anathema to Christians. Forcing this discussion and calling GOP leaders who praise her on what she actually taught would sew deep discord in GOP circles.
Do you remember what you were doing, saying or writing while President Obama was planning this mission? Donald Trump, for one, was claiming that Obama might not be a real American.
May 1, 2011 marks the 125th anniversary of nationwide series of strikes that forced employers to begin to capitulate on the issue of the eight-hour wo...
On Tax Day 2010, we witnessed what was probably the apex of the Tea Party movement. What a difference a year makes.
To the dismay of survivalists everywhere, Glenn Beck announced last week that his screechy, preachy Fox news show would close up shop before the end o...
Radio callers more than bloggers and any participant in visual media thrive on anonymity. But this has led to a reality where it's unknown how much is fabricated in order to fit a certain agenda, be it political or merely to entertain.
Mr. Beck, I understand it is your contention that "only hookers go to Planned Parenthood." There must be a lot of hookers out here.
The simultaneous rise and fall of Beck and Palin stand as remarkable tales of Fox News failures, as well as for the radical, Obama-hating media movement they've helped champion on cable TV.