Boston is the home of Book of Odds, and in memory of those killed and wounded, and in honor of the bravery and solidarity displayed by so many, we use our tools to look at the odds of this horrific attack.
Sometimes in order to protect a nation, we must all learn to give a little. Let's stop the vigilante nonsense on the border and support, by giving a little more respect, to our law enforcement who attempt to detect and detain those who wish us harm.
Unarmed Americans nationwide are now finding themselves in the line of fire because of a pro-gun movement predicated on devaluing the role of government and the rule of law. It's a sad statement when a teenager can no longer safely venture outside to buy a bag of Skittles.
In the last laps of his close recall election, Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce has doubled down on his extremist bona fides in a desperate appeal for funding and support from the nation's most notorious right-wing fringe activists.
Finally, an honest costumed crime fighter film. None of that smarmy "hey aren't we smarter than the fans" shit or this "Above it all NYTimes crit stuff" -- this is a comic book fan's movie, one for those who used to draw their own stories in grade school.
Humorists and comedians are a curious bunch. Quixotic by nature, they want so desperately to live in a world of decency, fairness and goodness, and in Stewart's case, in a world where the media grew some cajones.
Harry Shearer's main criticism of The Nation's investigation into Katrina's hidden race war is that it wasn't something else. He attacked us for writing an expose about race, violence and police brutality in New Orleans and not on his preferred subject.
Busloads of white guys descend and disrupt the voting process just like Tom DeLay's polo-shirted thugs did in 2000 when they bullied the hapless volunteers who were trying to recount the votes Florida.