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Detroit: America’s fascination with disaster porn and hero worship

A couple of weeks ago, 60 Minutes featured a story about Detroit, Americas loveable old uncle who is on the up and up one year and suddenly bankrupt the next.…

Judge blocks part of restrictive Texas abortion law

Less than 24 hours before the law would have taken affect, a federal judge in Texas blocked an important part of the state's restrictive new abortion law on Monday and…

Obama faces a do or die deadline for fixing HealthCare.gov

After weeks of tech problems that have embarrassed the Obama administration, officials now say that HealthCare.gov will be running smoothly by the end of November. If they don't meet this…

Why Anthony Weiner blamed the Internet for his failed mayoral bid

Former New York City mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner spoke to GQ magazine recently and made a bold statement about what or whom he blames for his failed campaign. In short,…

Will Syria’s growing al Qaeda ties prompt U.S. action?

In midst a bloody civil war, a decimated economy, chemical weapon attacks and the complete obliteration of its societal framework, it’s no surprise that Syria is becoming a greater playing…

Affirmative action is back in the Supreme Court, but this time it’s different

On Tuesday the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, a case about, you guessed it, affirmative action. With Fisher v. Texas being decided…

How Unfurlough.us helped workers survive the shutdown

During the two weeks of the shutdown government employees were forced to find creative ways to get a paycheck, and many turned to unfurlough.us — an appropriately named list of…

Anthony Weiner: ‘I’m Just An Empty, Soulless Vessel’

Colossal failure of a NYC mayoral candidate and disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), told GQ he's "just an empty, soulless vessel" when it comes to rumors about his marriage,…

Ted Cruz’s debt-ceiling antics will hurt conservatives

As long as Ted Cruz is the standard-bearer of true conservatism, conservatism will suffer. And, believe it or not, we will all suffer as a result.…

Gap between Cory Booker, Steve Lonegan smaller than expected as nasty race closes

Newark Mayor Cory Booker was expected to beat his Tea Party-backed opponent, Steven Lonegan, handily in next week's New Jersey Senate election, but Lonegan's last minute framing of Booker as…

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