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Friday Talking Points -- The Answer To Obamacare, The Universe, And Everything

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's all becoming clear now. House Republicans are just really big fans of Douglas Adams -- that's been their plan all along.

WATCH: Conservative Columnist Draws Absurd Fiscal Cliff Comparison

Posted 01.29.2013 | Media

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer drew a curious comparison on Fox News Thursday evening between Washington's fiscal cliff standoff and the C...

Why 'Securing the Border First' Is Backwards

Dan Kowalski | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

Border control will be most effective - and least expensive - when our immigration laws look like they were written in the 21st century, rather than the 19th.

The Bin Laden Decade

Diane Francis | Posted 11.11.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

There are those who blame all of America's financial woes on Bush's preoccupation with his Iraq and Afghan occupations and bin Laden.

If Gay Marriage Wins...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the Perry v. Schwarzenegger decision stands, it means that "sexual orientation" will be a protected classes of people. Not only would the battle for gay marriage be over, but all the legal battles gays now face would be over.


Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Hackel

I don't know who devises and disseminates the GOP's talking points, but they're brilliant. And since brilliance is not a quality that I readily associate with Michael Steele, I'm guessing it's Roger Ailes.

Think Again: Blame Gitmo

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Conservative temperatures rose shortly after Christmas when reports surfaced that members of a group that took "credit" for the failed "underpants" attack had previously been detainees at Guantanamo Bay.

A Rebuttal to Krauthammer: "Obama's Moral Response to Iran"

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan E. Dowlin

I believe that US history shows that our intentions have not always been honorable and we have been looking out for our own self interests which are often based on greed and fear.

Supreme Leader to Demonstrators: "Drop Dead!"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

The titanic struggle of wills between the Supreme Leader and Mousavi is so riveting that it may very well seal the fate of any durable prospect of a rapprochement between Washington and Tehran.