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It's been tweleve years and a day since this classic was published: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/frame_game/2000/09/why_bush_is_toast.html Since Labor Day, the media have ...
by penultimate galactic master
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Sep 15, 2012 at 06:59 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
There is a story on Slate.com that needs to be read, in a subset of articles called DoubleX - women writing about women's issues. This story is about a woman who, had she possessed the right ...
by stunzeed
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 07:39 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Matthew Yglesias posting in Slate, also gave us a few words on Dylan Matthews's post about Modern Monetary Theory (MMT). He starts with this thought: ”Is the inflation of the 1970s a ...
by Letsgetitdone
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 06:30 AM PST with 7 Recommends
Who is worse: the person who believes fervently in depriving others of their rights, or the person who doesn't really care but fervently favors it because it is to their political advantage? Who is ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 22, 2012 at 02:50 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Recently on my show I spoke with Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick.
by Matthew Filipowicz
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Sep 12, 2011 at 06:26 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Via David Weigel reporting on the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference over at Slate, I think we have what might just be the perfect lens to ...
by swellsman
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 07:11 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
I'm bored . And for perhaps the first time in my life, I've written those words in a moment of exultation, rather than as a bitter complaint. What will come in this diary is an ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri May 13, 2011 at 09:22 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
Slate wonders why--if the Ryan budget is so unpopular--there haven't been hordes of angry liberals in the streets and townhall meetings, a la the tea party. The answer to Slate's musing is below:
by Spencer Troxell
Comment Count 25 comments on Sat Apr 23, 2011 at 05:41 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Late yesterday, Slate's William Saletan unloaded on Republican leaders' deafening silence about the rumors regarding Obama's faith and citizenship. He ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 02:45 PM PST with 18 Recommends
Timothy Noah, a writer for Slate.com, has produced an extensive series on the income gap in the United States. According to his research, wealth inequality has been growing at a rather alarming rate.
by Jane Dyer
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 20, 2010 at 05:18 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
There's an interesting piece up on Slate right now by John Dickerson . It attempts to explain the mood of the electorate and why, despite people ...
by Nolan
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Sep 17, 2010 at 11:18 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Why must the rich get their tax cuts? Because they don't have enough money quite yet (excerpted from from The Great Divergence by ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 05:53 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen says that Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange "might already have on their hands the blood of some young soldier or that of an Afghan family."
by EyeOfSouthGwinnett
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 08:06 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
As most of you probably know by now, Citizens United V. FEC was the biggest SCOTUS decision this year, and arguably for awhile. The 5-4 decision supposedly ended a limit on corporations first ...
by CharlesCorra12
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 11:22 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
You cannot have a rational discussion with a man who prefers shooting you to being convinced by you. --Karl Popper People cynically calling themselves "skeptics" have ...
by DWG
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 07:30 AM PST with 25 Recommends
Mickey Kaus -- /that/ Mickey Kaus, the celebrated alleged oral molester of goats, the famous son of famously wise and liberal California Supreme Court Justice Otto Kaus, the man who parleyed his ...
by Seneca Doane
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Mar 01, 2010 at 07:45 PM PST with 24 Recommends
I remember clearly the day that candidate Obama made the brilliant statement that I paraphrase in my title: America wants a President who can Do More than One Thing At A Time . He ...
by puffmeister
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Feb 19, 2010 at 07:27 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Two weeks ago, Slate challenged its viewers to write like Sarah Palin. As it turns out, Going Rogue is like a 208-page homage ...
by Lucy Montrose
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 10:55 AM PST with 20 Recommends
Phil Gramm, former U.S. Senator and now senior executive with Swiss banking giant UBS, should be nervous. U.S. Justice Department investigators are walking back an evidence trail which found the ...
by dweb8231
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Aug 24, 2009 at 10:32 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Did you ever play the old "ABM" game in the arcade? The one with the incoming missles that you had to shoot at, and hope that the circle of your shot got the missile before it hit your radar site?
by bmaples
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 07:17 PM PDT with 18 Recommends