February 14, 2016 Archive February 2016

How the Koch Brothers hijacked the GOP: "I'm not sure they actually could do anything if they wanted to"

Feel like breaking up? Here are the 10 best kiss-off songs of all time

Un-Democratic Party: DNC chair says superdelegates ensure elites don't have to run "against grassroots activists"

Hillary is her own worst enemy: No amount of progressive rebranding can change her record

Justice Antonin Scalia dead

The moral demand for cultured meat

"Keen intellect and missionary zeal": The lasting conservative legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

Ted Cruz leads Republicans' rush to demand Justice Scalia's SCOTUS replacement be named by next POTUS, not Obama

"Entertaining, clear-headed, furious, sarcastic and sometimes just plain mean": Remembering Justice Scalia's dissents, and judicial impact

I gave my milk to another baby: Now I wonder why we don't all do this

Death row teens: He'd committed a vicious murder at 16, but was he really incapable of change?

Bernie Sanders, John Roberts, George W. Bush and more react to Justice Scalia's death

Report: President Obama to rebuff GOP's demands to block Scalia's successor, vows to nominate a SCOTUS replacement

Republican senator accidentally tweets picture of a Justice Antonin Scalia impersonator to mourn his passing

Republicans open GOP debate with insistence Obama's Supreme Court nominee be blocked: "It's called delay, delay, delay!"

Jeb! attempts to defend Bush family legacy during GOP debate: "While Trump was building a reality TV show, my brother was building a national security apparatus to keep us safe"

2016 is now all about the Supreme Court: This is how Justice Scalia's death deadlocks the Court -- and changes presidential race

Donald Trump calls Ted Cruz out as the "single biggest liar" in the GOP presidential field

Clinton slams Republicans' "outrageous" obstruction on Scalia's replacement: Obama is president "like it or not"

This is how the CIA botched Iraq post-9/11: Bob Gates, careerist sycophancy, and the real history of the Deep State

My Donald Trump rally nightmare: Inside the reality TV spectacle and hellscape of our sad new politics

Republican debate insanity: An ugly fight that saw the GOP succumb to Trumpism

Trump and Drudge for the win, again: Matt Drudge's army is bigger than the RNC's

Christopher Hitchens' last years: Islam, the Iraq war and how a man of the left found his moment by breaking with the left

"Ted Cruz, you are the single biggest liar": Watch the 9th GOP debate highlights

I was sure that legalizing aid in dying was the right thing to do. Then I met Bad Cripple

Election fraud Chicago style: Illinois’ decades-old notoriety for election corruption is legendary

"SNL" notes "The day Beyonce turned black": It was a great Super Bowl weekend for white people. Then, "Formation"

You love Bernie and brunch: "SNL" pokes Sanders-loving urban lefties

"I just destroyed Kanye in a rap battle"

Liberals might miss Justice Scalia more than they think

My drinks with a CIA mastermind: Over pinot noir in Georgetown, some hidden truths emerge

The TPP would be the final death blow to American manufacturing

This is Donald Trump's biggest lie: Our politicians have failed -- but businessmen may be worse

Don't drink the water: Flint is just the latest in a long line of disposable communities. It's time to act

Is Bernie Sanders doomed to the same fate as Ron Paul?

Meet the real student-loan victims: Ivy League schools, the 1 percent and the real cause of tuition creep