September 25, 2015 Archive September 2015

GOP thumbs its nose at Pope Francis immediately after congressional speech with attack on climate science

This is why they have such hate: Coulter, Trump, Carson and the real history behind right-wing intolerance

How my time at a "failing" high school blew me away

Yogi Berra helped me love and let go of my father

“Stonewall” proves Matt Damon wrong: White guys can't compete on "merit" for every film

P.J. O'Rourke on why Trump will collapse, Ann Coulter's a fraud, and how National Lampoon created modern comedy

9 issues the pope insists America can't afford to ignore

The 10 best satirical campaigns for president of the United States

One nation, on the juice: America's steroid crisis goes beyond elite athletes

Noam Chomsky: Bernie Sanders can't save America

Donald Trump vs. Fox News: An infinite loop of sadness

The meritocracy is a lie: The wild myths that allow CEOs, hedge funders and the 1 percent to outearn us all

Marco Rubio should scare you: Why his nutty views are no less dangerous than Donald Trump's

Stephen Colbert welcomes new bestie Pope Francis in hilarious "Late Show" you can't miss

Alex Jones' wild-eyed Pope Francis attack: Breaking down the shock jock's latest unhinged conspiracy theory

"They created abortion porn": A video editor on how the tricks of the trade are used in the video campaign attacking Planned Parenthood

John Boehner's shutdown secret: Why he might allow the government to go dark to save his job

Larry Wilmore demolishes Ayn Rand capitalism: "The more we leave things to unfettered markets, the more we have to clean up their sh*t"

Paul Krugman dismantles GOP candidates' plans to rein in federal regulation of "demonic" corporations

Bill O'Reilly demands DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz resign over Marco Rubio-Adolf Hitler comments

John Boehner resigning: Speaker will leave Congress at end of October

GOP Congressman: Liberals trying to make Pope Francis' speech fit their agenda, but "clearly" he was talking about abortion

Jeb goes full Mitt Romney: Man of inherited wealth and power says African-Americans want "free stuff"

Charles Krauthammer: GOP presidential candidates' bigotry is "sincerely felt" but "it remains morally outrageous"

"We are at emergency levels all over the globe": Patty Griffin on human trafficking, John Crawford's death and women in the future of democracy

Watch conservative voters wildly cheer as Marco Rubio announces John Boehner's resignation

With John Boehner out, radical conservatives set their sights on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Trump, Fiorina and why the "CEO president" rarely succeeds: "Politics is not just something one can pick up"

Sunday night's "total supermoon lunar eclipse" will be as stunning as it sounds — but it won't be the end of the world

Bill Cosby's public shaming: What it means for Fordham and Marquette to yank his honorary degrees

5 amazing ways Pope Francis made Republicans squirm yesterday

Gwyneth taunts Stephen Colbert in epic lifestyle brand smackdown: "It’s about time someone brought a sausage or two to this clam bake"

John Boehner's speakership from hell: What half a decade of Republican disaster really looks like

John Boehner's legacy of failure: He resigns with few admirers and fewer accomplishments

Zero-tolerance madness: A "no touching" rule means even tag is out-of-bounds for Seattle-area school kids

Conservatives rejoice over John Boehner's resignation: "Treated other Republicans like jackasses"

Kim Davis breaks from Democrats, declares herself Republican mere hours before a Family Research Council gala in her honor

Carly Fiorina's despicable Planned Parenthood lies have gotten even worse

Fox News' Shepard Smith thinks Leonardo DiCaprio painted the "Mona Lisa"

David Vitter's Louisiana nightmare: He's losing his race for governor -- and he has only himself (and Bobby Jindal) to blame

The most bizarre GOP primary ad so far: Conservative challenger suggests she'll shoot moderate Republicans, or something

John Boehner was really bad at his job. Now things are about to get epically worse