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Thirteenth Amendment

Amend the 13th Amendment

Rick McDaniel | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Rick McDaniel

I was in a recent meeting when Prison Fellowship president Jim Liske quoted it. I couldn't believe it but then I read the 13th Amendment and there it was..

Trash-Talking America

William E. White | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics
William E. White

If we ever hope to sponsor a productive debate in this country, we will have to spend as much time listening as we do talking. Grandstanding, posturing, and trash-talking the country is not helping.

Jason Linkins

Congressman Pans 'Lincoln' For Historical Inaccuracies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

It's not unusual, during the run-up to the Academy Awards, for the films up for the top honors to come under fire for all sorts of reasons. In 2009, f...

Compromising History: Lincoln on Capitol Hill

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Glenn C. Altschuler

Movie Night is a rare event on Capitol Hill, so when Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell took a break from fiscal cliff brinksmanship to host a Dec. 19 screening of Lincoln, it was a given that they would serve politics with the popcorn.

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Unveils the 'Mathematics' of Breaking Gridlock in Washington

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

The release of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln may have been intentionally delayed until after the presidential election. However its debut has unintentionally arrived in time to impact an event of equal political importance.

Bachmann Divorces the Constitution

Bruce Fein | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics
Bruce Fein

Congresswoman Bachmann's ill-informed divorce from the Constitution disqualifies her as a presidential candidate. Nothing is as dangerous as constitutional ignorance in action.

Stating the Obvious

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

Sonia Sotomayor has more judicial experience than any Supreme Court nominee of the past 100 years. She is an outstanding nominee. Yet her detractors attack her for having stated the obvious.