Eugenics was not a fringe theory. It was taught without controversy in colleges and high schools across the country and a consensus of scientists attested to its validity.
A taskforce is condemning Trump for not collecting census data on gender identity. Because freedom from government intrusion no longer matters.
In ‘A Colony in a Nation,’ Chris Hayes asks whether it’s possible to reconcile institutional racism and the need for law and order and finds that identifying problems is easier than identifying solutions.
The real danger in foreign policy is not people playing diplomat, but plaintiffs dragging the courts into their personal issues with foreign governments.
Democratic state legislators want to require presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns. There’s a constitutional problem with that.
Philadelphia’s soda tax should influence the conversation over the endless spiral of taxing and spending in America’s mismanaged, one-party big cities.
For a sport with a deep connection to its history, changing the rules for extra innings would be dramatic. It would also be a huge mistake, and alienate longtime fans.
Bernie Sanders and his followers spent most of 2016 complaining about the way big money controls elections. Then Trump happened.
While news reports focused on the controversy and chaos, the underlying question is strangely untouched: why should the United States accept refugees from Australia?
In his new Bill Clinton biography, Michael Tomasky struggles with the problem of how to write about a recent president without resorting to punditry—and doesn’t always succeed.
Most everything in the Constitution has stood the test of time, but the method for electing the president was the Founders’ biggest error.
Casinos refused to give professional gambler Phil Ivey what he had won. Instead of paying him, they sued him.
Effective as Twitter has been for Donald Trump, the expectations of a president are different from those of a candidate.
In 1965, John Cresswell Keats wrote a book that compellingly argued college wasn’t worth it for most students. Too bad we didn’t listen to him.
Keeping federal jobs in Washington concentrates wealth and increases government cost. If Trump wants to help the Midwest, he should change that.
Federal law currently bars James Mattis from taking the job of defense secretary. Congress should change that.
Liberals spent the 2016 presidential campaign defending the Clinton’s questionable foundation dealings. But post-election, their interest has waned.
A pardon lets the accused avoid punishment, but sears her guilt into the public consciousness. After all, an innocent woman does not need to be pardoned.
It took a unique combination of distrust, arrogance, and prosecutorial blunders to lead the Malheur occupiers to get away with their crimes.
When we refuse to acquiesce in a state policy, we remind the world that not everyone agrees. In compelling speech on these subjects, the state forces that disagreement into the shadows.
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