American Democracy Explained

After Republicans picked up seats in the 2014 midterm elections, Democrats promised to cooperate with victorious Republicans. As usual. Never mind that, for six years, minority Republicans refused to cooperate at all.

The Bare Minimum

Mitt Romney says that if he paid more taxes than required legally, he wouldn’t be qualified to be president. Chintziness: it’s a way of life—and a constitutional requirement!

America’s Spy Non-Scandal

The News of the World and other British tabloids owned by Rupert Murdoch are accused of hacking into voicemail and emails. Here in the US, we’re shocked and bemused. What about the NSA domestic surveillance program?