We interrupt our normally scheduled program for another edition of This Week in Crazy. The envelopes, please!
Third runner-up: Rush Limbaugh. The new jobs report, released this morning, says that t... More »
Three cheers for Rand Paul, who at least knows that the right way to conduct a filibuster is to physically stand on the Senate floor and halt all business by talking interminably. Paul logged 13 hou... More »
We all know that Hispanic Americans spurned Mitt Romney and the Republicans in 2012, and we know all the reasons why. Their voting behavior has been exhaustively explored. But it turns out that Asian ... More »
President Obama has committed a blatant act of hypocrisy. Let's call him on it.
The latest White House creation is a non-profit group called Organizing for Action, which aims to convert the Ob... More »
At the risk of quoting T. S. Eliot twice in the span of a week - oh heck, why not - let it be recorded that the Republican crusade against Obamacare has ended in failure, "not with a bang, but a ... More »
Same mentality, different year.
Conservative Republicans are once again debating whether they should remain bigoted against gay people, or whether they should dwell in the 21st century. What's d... More »
Cited by the Columbia Journalism Review website as one of the nation's top political scribes, and by ABC News' online political tip sheet as "one of the finest political journalists of his generation, " Dick Polman is a national blogger and columnist who has covered or chronicled every presidential campaign since 1988. A Philadelphia resident, Dick roamed the country for most of his 22 years at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He has been blogging daily since 2006. He's currently on the full-time faculty at the University of Pennsylvania, as "Writer in Residence." He has been a frequent guest on C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC, the BBC, and various NPR shows - most notably Philadelphia's "Radio Times" on WHYY-FM.
It's often said that without immigration there would be no American history. The documentary "Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America," which traces the history of one of the largest immigrant groups in More »
Men gathering at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary this week will be encouraged to practice good sportsmanship and chastity. The controversial annual event called "Sports Camp" is organized by a Catholic organization called Courage and is More »