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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 Moon's Feud With NASA

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
R. B. Stuart

NASA came forward today, not to discuss their erroneous decision to lob a Centaur rocket at the moon on October 9, 2009---but to share their probe int...

Protecting the Internet as a Global Medium for Freedom

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leslie Harris

The next president has powerful tools at his disposal including diplomacy, trade policy, and foreign aid.

Election Countdown: The Undecided and the Underdog

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ashley Rindsberg

Shimon Peres once famously remarked that polls are like perfume: nice to smell but dangerous to swallow. It's not totally clear if the Obama campaign has been swilling political Eau de Toilette.

For Today's Youth, Race is Not an Issue

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Wells

Interestingly, while most youth voters seemed to have confidence in their own decision to remain unaffected by the allegations of racial undertones cast out by the media, this confidence was not shared in others.

Why I'm Voting for Barack Obama

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

Obama said he was an American and a citizen of the world, a statement heavily critized by McCain who then turned around and said We are all Georgians. Say what?

Join the "Bloc" Party to Get Political for Animals

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Markarian

Political candidates have used house parties to raise awareness and mobilize armies of volunteers. We aim to apply that same strategy to advance the cause of animal protection.

Who Knows What Presidents Will Do?

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

By Stephen C. Rose Presidents defy categorization by their decisions. Which renders exceedingly silly the idea that it makes a real difference whic...

The New York Sun's Obama Frame-Up

Joel Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joel Whitney

What The Sun had hoped to paint as Islamic extremism was an important agreement between a candidate and a Muslim human rights group to look at ways not to persecute Muslims.


August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak

The McCain campaign tries to highlight a key Obama character flaw. To see more of August J. Pollak's cartoon "Some Guy With a Website," check out ...

Friday Talking Points [40] -- Obama Shines, McCain Whines

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Be careful what you wish for, John. That seems to be the message of the week for Senator John McCain. He took some campaign consultant's idea a few w...

SC And NV's Wealthiest And Whitest Flood Campaign Coffers

Nancy Watzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nancy Watzman

Adam Smith and Katie Schlieper contributed to this piece. With campaign rhetoric turning to race, and all eyes on the South Carolina and Nevada prima...