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Here’s Why President Obama Delaying Immigration Reform For Political Reasons is a Good Thing

President Obama has decided to delay issuing executive orders that will attempt to deal with America’s immigration problems. Originally saying he’d act before summer’s end, the Associated Press reports that two unnamed “White House officials said Obama concluded that circumventing … Read More

New York “Shut Up Law” Tries to Curb Political Spending, Infringes Free Speech

The problem of political money influencing elections has always been a tricky one, but many Americans of all ideological backgrounds realize something must be done. However, since the Supreme Court ruled the money equals speech, any effort to curtail political … Read More

Romney and Clinton: The Dull Nature of Political Inevitability

Despite the fact that very crucial elections are happening across the country, it seems as if the political press and politicians themselves can’t stop talking about 2016. It’s not hard to figure out why so many people treat the midterms … Read More

Okay, Enough Complaining About Presidential Vacations Already…

The world always appears to be in turmoil, but one could make a hell of case that it really is these last few weeks. Indeterminate war rages across the Middle East from Iraq to Israel, a small town in suburban … Read More

Sarah Palin Compares America to a “Battered Wife” in Column Urging Impeachment

Sarah Palin just won’t go away. The woman who (arguably) single-handedly sunk John McCain’s Straight Talk Express has taken to Breitbart.com to call for the impeachment of the President she – from a certain point-of-view – helped to elect. “It’s … Read More

Speaker John Boehner Responds to Obama’s “So Sue Me” with “We Must”

The state of politics in America is almost always seen as terrible, no more so now than in years before. However, we have certainly reached a new low when Speaker John Boehner actually threatened to sue the President for overstepping … Read More

Obamacare “War Room” Working Overtime in Advance of Likely September Insurance Premium Increase

After the disastrous rollout of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, the program seems to have found its footing and the tide of “horror stories” has abated. Yet, with open enrollment in the program closed now for four months the … Read More

WikiLeaks Names Country Held Back by Gleen Greenwald’s The Intercept

Glenn Greenwald, agree with him or disagree with him, is without question one of America’s most dedicated and perseverant journalists. So when in his latest report for The Intercept  Greenwald declined to mention the name of a country under near-total … Read More

Want to Know What’s Going to Happen in 2016? Pay Attention to the Elections Happening Now

As Mediaite.com’s weekly “Hillary Watch” clearly indicates, cable news loves talking about the upcoming 2016 Presidential election. It’s no secret that much of the architecture of cable news is built around speculative political talk from pundits who are far more … Read More

Hashtag Activism and the Backlash to #BringBackOurGirls

When Twitter first appeared, I thought it was the height of everything wrong that the internet hath wrought. It’s 140-character-per-message left little room for nuance or even thoughtfulness. Especially when compounded with the fact that integration with cell-phone SMS messaging … Read More