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The US Supreme Court's stunning 5-4 stay Saturday of the Florida
undervote count--less than 24 hours after the equally stunning Florida
Supreme Court decision ordering that same count--illuminat

As the country tilts toward war, media voices are craven in their obsequiousness.

Recently deported, Ghasson Dahduli is now missing in Jordanian custody, and his family worries about what he's being subjected to.

Disdained by the majority culture, Muslims turn for self-respect to absolutism.

'Modernity' isn't the archfiend. But as often preached, it appears so to many.

As Washington casts its glance on the Israel-Palestine situation, the usual aspersions against Palestinians are uttered again.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

What plagued the O.J. Simpson trial—corruption, malfeasance and a breakdown of the rule of law—is exactly what the 'war on terror' is achieving in its blind quest to hold Bin Laden to account.

Cowed Democrats fail to confront Ashcroft's civil liberties violations.

America's enemies are not uniquely 'evil,' and it's naive to think of them as such.

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States are cutting back voting days, repealing same-day registration and creating strict voter identification requirements.

April 3, 2014

“Americans support the death penalty, but don’t want to know how the sausage is made."

April 3, 2014

The mayor wants to break down some of the barriers that distance power from people. Good call.

April 3, 2014

There is no mention of the easy purchase of the weapon or any relevant other factors.

April 3, 2014

The network has long gone after progressive black leaders. Last month it targeted two women far outside the Beltway.

April 2, 2014

A new bill in Congress calls on universities to pro-actively address harassment, or risk losing federal funds.

April 2, 2014

The left can only afford to be contemptuous of liberal values when the right isn't in charge. 

April 2, 2014

Texas consistently has some of the highest national rates of prison rape.

April 2, 2014

Can’t any of you chicks take a joke?

April 1, 2014

Despite well-funded opposition, New York’s mayor was able to deliver on the biggest commitment of last year’s campaign.

April 1, 2014