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November 4, 2012 7:40 PM ET
I cannot understand why the poll gap between the candidates is so narrow. To me it is not a vote between left or right, as some see it, but between sense and no sense.
July 29, 2012 3:15 PM ET
The UK has a popular television series called An Idiot Abroad in which hapless presenter Karl Pilkington unwillingly travels the globe while his mischievous colleagues (Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant) stay behind and monitor his progress — with predictably chaotic...
July 25, 2012 8:40 PM ET
While we publicly deplore the criminal acts that gun culture and sports culture facilitate, and so do sincerely, in the long run we are willing to tolerate those acts as long as gun culture and sports culture satisfy some of our deepest societal needs.
May 12, 2012 12:15 PM ET
I shouldn't be surprised. North Carolina shouldn't surprise me. West Virginia's primary where a Texas inmate took 41% of the vote against President Obama's 59% should not surprise me. But, it does. All I can say is thank God Jon Stewart can make me laugh about it. I wish he was doing online dating so he could make me laugh about that too.
March 6, 2012 12:09 PM ET
I thought I was done with the Rush Limbaugh slut spew, but with each passing day I stumble across commentary that demonstrates a level of ignorance at once both ridiculous and dangerous.To reiterate -- because obviously some individuals are simply...
February 2, 2012 1:55 PM ET
Social media sites are buzzing over a recent announcement from the non-profit Susan G. Komen breast cancer research foundation that they wouldn't be renewing their grant to Planned Parenthood. The decision, apparently a political one, has caused a ripple effect...
January 26, 2012 8:00 AM ET
Maybe Washington is a cesspool of political sludge, worthy of the criticism made by those most responsible for creating it. But sharing a fine lager at many a Capitol Hill bar demonstrated that D.C. is doing just fine, thank you very much. It's all those people in Washington that are the problem.
January 18, 2012 4:00 AM ET
Andrew Zimmern has done it all when it comes to the culinary world. Now, the James Beard Award-winner, accomplished writer, chef and teacher has decided to ditch his passport and dedicate his time to taking viewers through the backyards of America in his newest series, Bizarre Foods America.
December 17, 2011 10:40 AM ET
Matt Pizzolo, one of the main organizers of the Occupy Comics project, shares his thoughts on the mainstream media's coverage of the Occupy movement, what he hopes the readers, artists, and his own child take away from this effort, and how even the smallest act of support makes a world of difference in this concluding half of this interview.
December 14, 2011 8:30 PM ET
Author and filmmaker Matt Pizzolo, one of the driving forces behind the forthcoming Occupy Comics: Art & Stories Inspired by Occupy Wall Street project, talks about the formation and goals of that crowd-funded anthology.
December 9, 2011 5:50 PM ET
The holiday parties are still occurring, yet they have become just as partisan as the city's noxious climate, extending the political divide between the two factions to simple acts of holiday season socializing.
November 18, 2011 6:45 PM ET
The "system" is clearly broken. Will it be fixed? Or, at the risk of escalating social unrest, its failings rationalized by those whom receive its primary benefits?
November 11, 2011 11:50 AM ET
The people, by an unprecedented margin, want no part of having their wireless phones inundated by robo-calls and veiled sales pitches. The "People's House," on the other hand, seek to rationalize a blatant industry grab. Be vigilant with that iPhone...
October 27, 2011 3:50 PM ET
This prostrate-driven game of chicken also introduced an unprecedented tactic: the forceful and overt advocacy on behalf of its corporate benefactor by its talent, mainly "Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter.
October 26, 2011 8:00 AM ET
Today I am angry at what I saw here in Kenya. Perhaps it is because I come from a country where health care for every citizen is a right for both the poor and the rich. Or maybe the Hippocratic Oath just means something different here in Kenya.
October 20, 2011 7:10 PM ET
The wireless industry’s approach is in stark contrast to the banking industry, which is fighting tooth-and-nail against regulation of an industry that nearly self-imploded save for government intervention and billions in taxpayer support, while at the same time its coffers swell.
October 14, 2011 2:30 PM ET
John Kennedy once infamously described Washington a perfect combination of “northern charm and southern efficiency.” Yet, as the last week has demonstrated, perhaps DC is more appropriately a combination of international parochialism and local sophistication….
October 6, 2011 12:55 PM ET
How did this movement get so big and (even if you’re not thrilled with their message) what can we learn from its rapid growth? Ways to get our ideas heard, that’s what!
September 29, 2011 8:25 PM ET
The U.S. would be best served by a new found appreciation to the polite Northerners.

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