Thursday, October 2, 2014

Petraeus had to resign because our society does not tolerate unfaithfulness. The Biblical story of Jacob and his two wives provides insight into what men search for and the tragedy of not orchestrating disparate needs into one indivisible woman.

God and Man and William F. Buckley

Posted by Jeremy Lott, Catholic Thing On November - 25 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Jeremy Lott, Catholic ThingAfter the walloping Republicans took in the 2012 elections, my first printable thought was, “Man, where is William F. Buckley when you need him?” The likely answer to that question is “in Heaven...
Does buying local actually make me a Republican now? Uh oh.

NBC News Reportedly Banned A Chelsea Clinton Marriage Equality Ad

Posted by Jack Mirkinson On November - 23 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
NBC News stopped Chelsea Clinton from appearing in an ad supporting same-sex marriage during the 2012 campaign, BuzzFeed reported on Thursday. In August, Clinton told...

Mike Lux: Can Democrats Retake the House in 2014?

Posted by Mike Lux On November - 23 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The House results on Election Day 2012 were the only bad things that happened in what was otherwise obviously a pretty great day for Democrats...
Millions of Americans will start off their Thanksgiving statements with, "I am thankful Barack Obama will be our president for four more years. The biggest lesson we hope he learned from over the past four is to not start negotiating from a compromise position.
Macy's is sponsoring a big holiday-season event in which empty but glittery baubles are filled with hot air and sent heavenward, then dragged through the...

US Attorney General Denies Feeling ‘Completely Screwed’ By Theresa May

Posted by The Huffington Post UK On November - 21 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
US attorney general Eric Holder has denied feeling "completely screwed" by Theresa May after she blocked the extradition of computer hacker Gary McKinnon last month....

Republicans: We Just Need Better Candidates

Posted by Michael McAuliff On November - 20 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
WASHINGTON -- Republican losses in the 2012 elections were not a progressive leap for America or a repudiation of conservatives and the Tea Party --...

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Stand with Working Families

Posted by Sen. Bernie Sanders On November - 19 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
The Democrats won a major victory on Election Day. Despite dozens of billionaires spending huge amounts of money to defeat President Barack Obama, he won...
Are the writers signaling to us that Nicholas Brody's days are numbered? It doesn't seem possible that Showtime would give Damian Lewis the Sean Bean treatment ... But clearly, the countdown to Abu Nazir's big attack is under way.
Demographic trends suggest that this paradigm shift will only loom larger in the years to come. The implications of this change should not be underestimated; this is an incredible moment for progressive politics, and 2012 simply marks the beginning.

Oklahoma Doctors vs. ObamaCare

Posted by Jim Epstein, Reason On November - 17 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Jim Epstein, ReasonThree years ago, Dr. Keith Smith, co-founder and managing partner of the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, took an initiative that would only be considered radical in the health care industry: He posted&#1...

Romney Needs to Shut Up and Go Away

Posted by Paul Mulshine, NJ Star-Ledger On November - 16 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Paul Mulshine, NJ Star-LedgerThere is a way to handle defeat gracefully.But Mitt Romney never does anything gracefully.That speech in which he blamed his loss on "gifts" Barack Obama gave to voters certainly had some truth to it. But&nbs...

President Signals a Tough Line on Taxes

Posted by Nancy Cook, National Journal On November - 14 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Nancy Cook, National JournalPresident Obama cast himself as an open-minded negotiator during his first, postelection press conference—even as his words amplified the administration’s increasingly tough stance on taxes.The president...
If Republicans won't budge on raising tax rates but insist on broadening the base, Democrats should take aim at the biggest tax loophole of all for America's wealthy: the preference for capital gains. Capital gains should be taxed the same as ordinary income.
A growing number of Republican senators are expressing skepticism about the possibility President Barack Obama could pick Susan Rice to replace Hilary Clinton as secretary...

Scott Capurro: Pink Slip the Senate

Posted by Scott Capurro On November - 13 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Wonder Woman is more excited than when she bought her first shipment of steroids on line, because there's now lots of lesbians in the senate! Or just one? Well, one OUT lesbian is more than enough, right Hillary?

The Grover Plan: More Cowbell!

Posted by Mickey Kaus, The Daily Caller On November - 13 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Mickey Kaus, The Daily CallerLet your friends help you discover the best news, features and videos on TheDC. Publish what you read and maintain full control.We’ll dilute our way out of it! Republicans did poorly among Hispanics last week.&am...

Geoffrey R. Stone: Why Did the Republicans Win the House?

Posted by Geoffrey R. Stone On November - 10 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
How could the Republicans have won 55 percent of the House seats at the same time that Mitt Romney received only 48 percent of the popular vote? Did that many people split their vote? It turns out the answer is "no."

The Timing Is Just Too Perfect

Posted by Ralph Peters, FOX News On November - 10 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
Ralph Peters, FOX NewsThe Latest Politics, News & Election VideosTweet${title}LT. COL. RALPH PETERS: The timing is just too perfect for the Obama administration. Just as the administration claimed it was purely coincidence that our Benghazi consul...

Why Romney Never Saw It Coming

Posted by John Dickerson, Slate On November - 10 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
John Dickerson, SlateMitt Romney says he is a numbers guy, but in the end he got the numbers wrong. His campaign was adamant that public polls in the swing states were mistaken. They claimed the pollsters were over-estimating the number of Democrats w...

Joe Peyronnin: Stop Whining, Republicans

Posted by Joe Peyronnin On November - 9 - 2012 ADD COMMENTS
President Obama's resounding victory has exposed a core problem within the Republican Party: It is filled with anger and hatred brought on by an identity crisis.
We are not delusional or naive enough to expect that getting to maybe will be an easy task. We recognize that over the past few years, compromise in Congress has become an oxymoron and bipartisanship a dirty word.