The distinctions within the right on foreign and security policy are critical, and it’s high time we had a healthy debate about where the country ought to go.
Paul Ryan’s critics think the science is settled in every arena, and settled in their favor.
Obama’s naivete about Putin should prompt a gradual return to a more clear-eyed assessment of the foreign policy challenges ahead.
The past two days in Ukraine have revealed the dangerous ramifications of the narrow-minded foreign policy elite in Washington.
At its best, government causes and compels only in those arenas it must, invading the scope of human life as little as possible.
At some point, we’re just having a debate about the size of the bottles we should have unemployed people bury and dig up.
Here’s a quick runthrough of my thoughts on what each potential Republican 2016 candidate needs to succeed.
Rand Paul can control how he presents himself. What he cannot control is the chaos of world events.
Nothing says expertise like not even knowing the name of the guy you’re quoting. Here are a few Tocqueville quotes Obama might want to look over.
The Keystone pipeline is awful. The Keystone pipeline is great.
The Republican establishment doesn’t realize that the Tea Party’s success is in keeping with their connection to the American revolution.
The forces who favor technocratic corporatism have subjugated progressive Millennials under a new strain of elitist authority-based transactional politics.
Rather than ensuring the protection of civil liberties, Edward Snowden biggest impact is the restriction of U.S. intelligence gathering efforts.
If you’re going to run an insider, you might as well run one who can self-fund, who’s politically savvy, and who at least opposed the auto bailout.
A top ten list of books which which you’d be mildly embarrassed to admit you’ve never read. So you lie about it.
If your approach to compassionate conservative governance would justify the Great Society, it’s usually a sign you took a wrong turn somewhere.
The American divide is about more than just who we elect or which party we trust in which arena. It represents a very real schism about first principles and the universe.
Paul Krugman is missing the true villainy of Republicans, and how it reveals their vile and antisocial character.
The right response to Obama’s concern trolling on income inequality is a real agenda to address the higher costs of goods and services.
Maybe Obama never really focused on the issue of inequality of opportunity before because he really doesn’t have a solution to the harder challenge of what’s really going on in the working class.
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