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Deja News on Race, Gays, Hebdo... And the 'Error' of Mass Incarceration

Mark Green | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

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Lamarche and Christie agree on Marriage Equality and Charlie Hebdo but, like the country, divide on why it's the fire this time in Baltimore. Will we have recurring police-triggered violence -- from Harlem in 1930s to Ferguson and Baltimore today -- or can government reduce both police violence and urban pathologies?

The Supreme Court Rules That Christianity Is Not Christian

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 07.05.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The Supreme Court ruling is another giant leap toward theocracy. We are descending to new lows, where non-Christians are openly scorned, made to stand up in public to be identified as outcasts.

Musings on Windsor and Perry and a Better Day for America

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

Trans people are often married when they transition, so these rulings add comfort to knowing that the complicated politics of gendered identity will have less impact on their relationships, particularly when they dissolve or inheritance issues arise.

Can You Oppose Gay Marriage and Not Be Anti-Gay?

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathaniel Frank

Whatever the outcome of this week's historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage, one thing has become crystal clear: there is no longer, if there ever was, a rational argument to ban it. Are there any grounds for holding that position beyond simple prejudice?

The Full Gingrich

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

Newt Gingrich's schtick is Scorched Earth meets Straw Man. He not only incinerates the hypothetical Straw Man -- he also verbally salts the soil where the Straw Man's make-believe family lives after razing their made-up home.

Sam Stein and Ryan Grim

Elena Kagan Emerging As Supreme Court Front-Runner

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein and Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elena Kagan, President Obama's solicitor general, is rapidly emerging as a frontrunner to replace retiring Chief Associate Justice John Paul Stevens. ...

Sam Stein

Elena Kagan Nomination: RNC Pushes Health Care Repeal As Top Question (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Republican Party and allied conservative voices unveiled various issues on which they will challenge and attempt to derail Elena Kagan's nominatio...

Pat Leahy: GOP Would Question 'Moses the Law Giver' If Obama Nominated Him For Supreme Court

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP/Huffington Post) -- Elena Kagan's nomination to the Supreme Court has brought immediate cheers from some Senate Democrats, while Republicans say s...