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What If?
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President Al Sharpton

Let’s conduct a little thought experiment: What if the 2016 race had come down to Dick Cheney vs. Al Sharpton?

Second Amendment
Gunned Down

The NRA has spun a story of the Second Amendment’s origins that has nothing to do with its real ones.

What if Nobody Wins?

Many Republicans sincerely believe that if Barack Obama wins a second term as President, America as we know it may cease to exist. Some Democrats are equally passionate in their belief that a Romney election would fundamentally alter the social contract, return us to disastrous Bush policies, and maybe get us into a war with […]

Tea Time

Millionaire Wall Streeters, media mavens and corporate titans make for unlikely populists.

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Nuclear Strategy

A technical fix to America’s aging warheads could raise tensions with Russia by undermining its nuclear deterrent.

K-12 Blues

Teenagers from abroad overwhelmingly think that American schools demand less of them than schools in their home countries.

Crude Economics

Riyadh is effectively ceding market share directly to US frackers.

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The GOP Congressional caucus is in chaos as it tries to ram through Obamacare repeal.

Survey Says

But the dictatorship lives on.

The North American Energy Boom

Existing Albertan oil sands operations are poised for big growth in the coming years.

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