Last week President Obama, tired of waiting for Congress to pass the DREAM Act, sort of enacted DREAM Lite himself, temporarily allowing young illegal immigrants who'd come here as kids off the deportation hook.
Mainstream conservative reaction ranged from discomfiture -- because Republicans had be ... More >>
Last weekend rightbloggers put on their finery for the Breitbart Awards in Providence, Rhode Island. Some got plaques, others listened to speeches and attended seminars.
It certainly sounds like a good time to us, so we think it strange that rightbloggers didn't seem as interested in their own even ... More >>
A New York Times veteran of nearly two decades, Bob Herbert is leaving the Op-Ed page, the paper announced in a memo on Friday. Saturday will be his last column. Herbert's resignation comes in the wake of Frank Rich's departure for New York magazine after nearly three-decades in various roles ... More >>
Last weekend rallies were held in all 50 states in support of the teachers' union in Wisconsin. And at the Wisconsin state capitol, at least 70,000 people came out on Saturday to protest Governor Walker's attempt to break the union.
Sounds like a big deal, right? Hundreds of thousands of people tur ... More >>
In his West Point speech on Tuesday, President Obama announced 30,000 fresh troops would be delivered to Afghanistan early next year. He also said that "after 18 months, our troops will begin to come home."
"Begin to come home" is a vague term, perhaps purposefully so. In the 2007 surge, three a ... More >>
Last week's state dinner for Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was from the beginning fraught with controversy -- or what passes for controversy among rightbloggers. First, the dinner menu was leaked. Right Pundits was miffed that "such cultural oddities as potato and eggplant salad, arugula, r ... More >>
Dancers from InSpirit beckon passers-by to enter a new store on Broadway near 13th Street.
Labor Day, with its West Indian American Day Parade, was the high point of the week. The low point was, let's see... the rest of it.
9/11 was a popular topic. It was oddly related to a Twitter Festiv ... More >>
In jurisdictions where it hasn't been blocked by patriotic intervention, President Obama's school speech is being viewed today. The President tells the no doubt enraptured kids that " if you quit on school -- you're not just quitting on yourself, you're quitting on your country," so they should stu ... More >>
It has lately been revealed by Fox News that Obama environmental advisor Van Jones, who has been slammed as a Communist by conservatives and has of late been hounded by TV buffoon Glenn Beck, once told an audience in Berkeley that Republicans, or at least some of them, are assholes. "That's a tech ... More >>