Republicans are invoking the Strom Thurmond rule as an excuse to deny President Obama his right to appoint a Supreme Court Justice. They aren't even going through the pretense of waiting until Obama nominates a new Justice before saying they intend to shoot him down.
Will Michael Bloomberg Be The Next Ralph Nader--Or Will He Raise Billions For Charity By Challenging Trump?
Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg is getting serious about running for president as a third party candidate. In January, three of his associates said that he might run to stop Donald Trump or Ted Cruz from becoming president. That is a noble ambition, but it would be a disaster if Bloomberg went through with it.
I wrote an article two years ago about an attempt by some of Israel's supporters to pass a blatantly unconstitutional New York State bill that would punish supporters of BDS (Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions.) The bill failed back then, but its supporters are at it again.
In his Daily Beast column, "Can Muslim American's Stop ISIS?", Dean Obeidallah notes that Muslim leaders are already reaching out to fellow Muslims to prevent them from turning to the evil distorted vers
Wow! A recent poll showed 41% of Trump supporters approved of bombing the fictional city of Agrabah.
This shows that the evilness of a significant number of Trump supporters is matched only by their stupidity.
It is evil to want to bomb a city you know nothing about.
Scared-of-their-shadow Republicans (and a few Democrats) are trying to block Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. They must not be allowed to win for the following reasons.
Steven Colbert did a great thing. That's not news. Steven Colbert does a lot of great things. But this may be one of the best things he has done.
Ben Carson has admitted he has a violent past. On NBC's Meet the Press he said,
As a teenager, I would go after people with rocks, and bricks, and baseball bats, and hammers. And, of course, many people know the story when I was 14 and I tried to stab someone.