The voters aren't crazy; they're just mad, and they have every right and reason to be. Trump and Sanders aren't the problem; the Democrats and Republicans are.
The First Amendment forces us to tolerate that which we would rather force out of sight and out of mind. It protects our right to honor our heritage, set our own context, or simply to be offensive.
John McCain wants to take the GOP back from the crazies, but sometimes the crazies are right, and there really are dangerous creatures lurking in the woods.
The press says Donald Trump has offended everyone and shot himself in the foot with his immigration comments. So why is he riding so high in the polls?
Independence day is a celebration of America's independence from England, but it is much more than that; it celebrates an idea, and that idea is human dignity.
Chief Justice Roberts has outraged conservatives with his opinions on Obamacare, but those opinions preserve a liberal policy with conservative reasoning.
If we don't want the state involved in religion, then don't let it use churches to do its work for it; get the state out of marriages and into civil contracts.
It was a good day for Obama: The Supreme Court saved Obamacare yet again, and now Republicans out to kill it will have to win some elections and legislate.
So Walmart won't sell Confederate-flag-branded merchandise? That's nice. Now get rid of Che, Mao, and Fidel. Let's not trade one odious symbol for another.
It may mean southern gallantry and states' rights to some, but symbols mean what societies - not individuals or groups - say they mean. This one says 'hate.'
Hillary listens to real people telling her their real problems in real America with wide, unblinking eyes, a frozen smile, and a bobbing head. Is she for real?
The expectation was that the controversial Jackson would be off the $20 bill, but in a surprise move, Jack Lew announced that Hamilton will be off the $10.
You're a conservative who won't vote for Jeb no matter what? So, how's Obama working out for you? Would Barbara Bush be slouching around Iowa in pantsuits if George had won?
Trump announced his run for the White House today in a speech that is truly one for connoisseurs of strange speeches.
Justice Kennedy's same-sex marriage ruling is an eloquent appeal for the children. So if one mommy is good, why not two? If two daddies are good, why not three?
If just showing up or being ridiculed makes you heroic, Caitlyn Jenner is a hero. But be honest; this isn't about courage, it's about commerce and voyeurism.
WASHINGTON, June 3, 2015 – Einstein’s general theory of relativity is 100 years old this year, and special relativity is 110. Big deal, you say. What’s relativity done for me recently? Well, it’s probably kept your fingers on your hand, and it’s certainly kept Lil Wayne’s head on his shoulders. Relativity isn’t important just to physicists. ...
When Laura Kipnis wrote an article on sexual paranoia on campus, she never thought she'd be accused under federal law with 'promoting a hostile environment.'
Why do we want to fight ISIS? What are our goals in Syria? Before we send Marines, Soldiers and Sailors to die, we owe them good answers.
John Nash was one of the most original, brilliant mathematicians of the 20th century. His recovery from schizophrenia and his Nobel Prize were twin triumphs.