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50 Years Of Secrecy, Courtesy of Max Baucus

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Senator Max Baucus has decreed a minimum 50 years of secrecy for negotiations over revamping the federal tax code. It's not the information itself that must remain under lock and key, but which senator is supporting what massive corporate giveaway -- that's what has to remain secret.

Why Hillary's Army Should Rally Around Meg Whitman

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Siskind

We cannot as a country move forward if we continue to let sexism continue unabated. We know from a recent study that sexist insults hurt female politicians. I think Mr. Brown knows that too.

The Whore Wars

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Henry Sterry

If this book helps people see that men and women who have sex for money are mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers, I will be happy. If it shines a compassionate light into the sex ghetto, it'll be worth all the slings and arrows.

Jason Linkins

WSJ's Thomas Frank Assails WaPo's Coverage Of Lobbyists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In today's Wall Street Journal, columnist Thomas Frank calls out the Washington Post at length for its fawning, frolicsome coverage of the way lobbyists infect every single corner of Capitol Hill like a lycanthropic plague.