Watergate made a mockery of American justice revealing a corruption so deep and pervasive that it "almost had the country brought down by it." For Springsteen and America, the financial crisis has exposed the same.
This week the hoodie replaced the Etch A Sketch as the most talked about item in the news media, with Geraldo Rivera standing by his outrageous comments and Rep. Bobby Rush illegally rocking one in Congress.
This week saw the the rise and ultimate, tragic, naked fall of the man behind KONY 2012. Romney, Santorum and Gingrich hit the zenith of their collective Southern pandering during the Alabama and Mississippi primaries. And Will Ferrell spoke a lot of Spanish.
We all have a First Amendment right to begin our arguments with some version of "Jane, you ignorant slut." We can't rely on censors to enforce civility. But we needn't say all the terrible things we're allowed to say.
This week began with Oscars, and while nothing could ever top Sacha Baron Cohen's fateful encounter with Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet, the late nig...
Any culture that can laugh at torture and murder is a culture in deep, deep trouble.
It was as if Crystal was preserved in time like Austin Powers, thawed out for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, and recycled past bits without trying at all to show off something fresh and new.
This week saw the triumphant return of Stephen Colbert after two harrowing days off the air. President Obama continued his quest to out-sing all of his Republican rivals. And Mitt Romney compared himself to George Constanza.
For all the progress we as a society have made toward equality for women, there remains a double standard on the issue of sex.
Stephen Colbert was only able to deliver a couple of shows this week, but he did have at least one great segment on the Colbert Report along with a su...
Aside from creating a false dilemma between two options when many others exists, even asking the question that way implies that the fact that we will be assassinating suspected terrorists oversees is already settled, and now the discussion is just a matter of deciding on the methods.
Please, my moderate, loving Christian brothers and sisters, will you take the stand to assert that true Christianity embraces ALL members and supports equality for everyone, including non-Christians, homosexuals in their quest for marriage, and women for reproductive freedom?
Okay? Let's see. Hmm. Oh, Ryan Gosling. I think he's also taken. Doesn't mean he can't take me out for Valentine's Day. Oh and then there's my first love: Han Solo.
Stephen Colbert's presidential run was meant to be a joke, but his Super PAC has brought in some serious dough. Along with fellow Comedy Central star Jon Stewart, he has successfully made a mockery of presidential campaign laws.
Do you think there's a celebrity somewhere who'd be interested in taking on legislative redistricting? I know it's quite a lift. But if there was ever a good cause that needed some glamour, this is it.
But all these beliefs have one thing in common: they're all here. They are among us, and they are all America. And solving our social problems with one set of values is no longer an option.