Girls, Interrupted.

Mad dog Republican candidate for Virginia’s top lawyer job, Mark Obenshain, is yet another emotionally damaged misogynist with untreated girl issues, as he recently introduced legislation requiring women to report all miscarriages to law enforcement within 24...

Jesus Freaks, Gun Nuts, Generic Obese Suburbanites

“Jesus freaks, gun nuts, and generic obese suburbanites” was Bill Maher’s recent characterization of Congressman Alan Grayson’s definition of the Republican Party. Grayson’s actual comment was more on point and captured the GOP lunacy and...

To the Cleverest Cheater Go the Spoils…

William Black, the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One, and an associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, explains how while we tend to believe that those rich folks at the top have gotten there through a...

Deal With It

“Nobody tells an actor, ‘you’re playing a strong-minded man.’ We assume that men are strong-minded. A strong-minded woman is a different animal.” Meryl Streep, on being told that she often plays “strong-minded...

Pregnant Workers in NYC Gain Important Workplace Protection

A NYC version of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act has become law in New York City, an outstanding accomplishment. This law will protect those pregnant workers in the five boroughs of the city who need temporary modifications to their work conditions to allow them to...