As the saying goes in public debate: “When you’re defending, you’re losing.”
Unfortunately, someone forgot to remind Harvard economists Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff about that ...
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Gotta love the woman's way with words, via Question Everything :
Just putting this out there as a reminder of why we love her and why we backed her. ...
It started with shortness of breath and ended with a full-out major medical press, sadly unsuccessful. Please make allowances for me, as I was not always at the sessions where the doctors explained ...
For some, he was the 20th century's greatest Renaissance man. To J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, the political establishment of the day, and segregationists who controlled the House Un-American ...
3/5 of a person. That should be familiar. It is how slaves were counted for purposes of representation (and taxation) in the U. S. House in the original Constitution:
Representatives and direct ...
By BILL MOYERS and MICHAEL WINSHIP
The inauguration of a president is one of those spectacles of democracy that can make us remember we're part of something big and enduring. So for a few hours ...
Last night, Bill Maher returned from his winter break, with a final New Rule on what the Second Amendment types have been missing in the whole debate over guns: our other civil liberties.
I've never liked using terms like "passed away" or "passed" instead of died. I know lots of people, including my older daughter, much prefer those words, but I am a direct kind of person.
This report released by the Republican State Leadership Committee is a gaffe in its truest form - accidentally revealing a truth.
The RSLC's report is entitled " How a Strategy of Targeting State ...