Why House Republicans Alienate Hispanics: They Don’t Need Them

Nate Cohn from The Upshot argues why Republicans don’t need to rely upon the Hispanic vote for the upcoming midterms.

Charles Glass

In the Syria We Don’t Know

The rising number of Alawite young men killed or severely wounded while serving in the army and in regime-backed militias has led to resentment among people who have no choice other than to fight for President Assad and to keep their state’s institutions intact. Their survival, as long as Sunni jihadists kill them wherever they find them, requires them to support a regime that many of them oppose and blame for forcing them into this predicament…


Supreme Court Allows Texas to Enforce Restrictive Voter-ID Law

U.S. Supreme Court passes ruling that will limit voting rights in Texas just in time for the upcoming elections.


Supreme Court Leaves its Mark on the Midterms

The Supreme Court sure looks like it’s fine-tuning the rules for the 2014 election.


Why Inequality Matters

In his recent blog post, Bill Gates discusses the problems with high levels of income inequality and rejects the partisan discourse that surrounds it.


Condoleezza Rice Named as Killer of New York Times’ Story on CIA

Washington Times article reveals that former TCG speaker, Jill Abramson, was requested to kill New York Times piece, by former U.S. Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice.


Martin Luther King Jr.’s Peace Prophecy, 50 Years Later

Is Martin Luther King’s vision of peace relevant 50 years later? Jesse Washington of the Associated Press discusses this on the anniversary of Martin Luther King’s receiving of the Nobel Peace Prize.


The Community of Expulsion

After attending services for the High Holy Days, Roger Cohen of The New York Times reflects on the conflict in Israel.

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