Politics & Economics

In the wake of the Supreme Court refusing to hear a case challenging the Washington, DC law recognizing gay marriages, DC pastor Anthony Evans has declared a "civil war between the church and the gay community": "[W]hat the Supreme Court has set up is the greatest...

In the spirit of today's holiday in honor of one of the greatest men of the twentieth century, I thought it might be good to post a few brief quotes from Dr. King's "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," written April 16, 1963. These words are...

Thomas Friedman has managed to publish a good op-ed in the NYTimes, one in which he looks at America's shrinking status as a superpower and persistent educational failings (building off two other recent pieces, this one by Michael Hirsh and this one by Robert Samuelson)...

Michael Snyder's recent Yahoo! Finance article points out quite a few disturbing trends that signal the disappearance of the middle class in the United States, as the gap between the "haves" and "have-nots" continues to increase: •    83 percent of all U.S. stocks are in the...