Mob Violence, Heckler’s Veto, and the Consent of the Governed
The countdown to the House of Representative’s effort to “repeal and replace” Obamacare is ticking into its final moments.
Youtube is where intellectuals should be making community outreach.
American conservatives should consider the example of Robert Peel in trying to figure out the way forward.
Can a responsible citizen refuse to take a side?
Sciencing elections may be a dead end.
Would a female Donald Trump still be Donald Trump?
Perhaps it’s not civic laziness after all
The demonstrated ignorance of the man who killed two Indians is little different than his peers.
It’s time for progressives to pull up their big boy pants and save American democracy.
Is it possible to avoid the pitfalls of partnership in love and politics?
Happy Valentine’s Day!
No, I’m not going to be boycotting Netflix over their new series, Dear White People. And neither should anyone else.
A very quick run-through of the February 9, 2017 decision in State of Washington v. Trump.
Milo’s claim that he is a defender of free speech is undeserved and college Republicans need to stop supporting it.
Reflections on Mr. Trump’s (apparent) policy of prioritizing Christian refugees.
No, not that executive order on immigration.
This post is about another executive order on immigration.
When is it OK to punch a Nazi?
A guide for the bewildered.
Captain America did this kind of thing all the time.
It is hard to decouple Obama’s presidency from my personal life, but as he spends his last day in office, I can’t help but wish he stayed longer.
Trump is an affront to my values and sense of decency. Why on earth would I want him to succeed?
“November 8, 2016, 4pm. My boss swings by my desk. She’s smiling, putting her coat on, talking of champagne with neighbors. She leaves, I check Facebook. Lots of selfies. One from Liv- white pantsuit, red ‘I voted’ sticker, red lipstick to match. It’s all planned. I close it. I flash back to 2004, downtown Hilton, DNC headquarters. A young democrat plays a hopeful melody on the lobby piano while we all get drunk in the ballroom bracing for victory, which never comes.”
The alt-right counted many victories this year but also exposed itself for what it really is.
Which is why no one likes them.
Acadiana has a better flag than Louisiana does. (So does New Orleans.)
We can probably normalize this.
We’ll never go forward, when we keep fighting the same battles.
Hillary Clinton is not going to be president. Democratic electors need to accept this if they believe that extraordinary measures within the Electoral College are justified.
The holiday season is a time for giving. We take a look at how you can help those less fortunate in besieged Aleppo.
Social security benefits are essential for many people throughout the country. But what will happen with Trump as President?
The Supreme Court hangs in the balance. Will Joe Biden throw away this shot?
What happened – and didn’t happen – in Austria.
Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump via J.G. Ballard.