10 Types of Pictures to Expect from Joe Biden’s Instagram

April 18, 2014 / by , / 30 Comments

For those of you haven’t yet heard, Vice President Joe Biden joined Instagram yesterday. This is probably the most exciting news to come out of Washington since RGIII got drafted, but like RGIII, it also comes with a great deal of uncertainty.

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BIG BREAKING CRAZY SHOCKING NEWS: Drugs Can Be Bad for You

April 16, 2014 / by / 27 Comments

In a ground-breaking announcement that has shaken the very foundation of society, a recent study has discovered that frequent marijuana use can impact the human brain. No, really! It’s crazy, right?

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Why We Should Actually Be Thankful for Fred Phelps’ Life

March 20, 2014 / by / 14 Comments

Fear not — I’m not about to go on a tirade about the alleged sinfulness of homosexuality or the moral pit into which this country is supposedly falling by gradually accepting it.

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Russian President invades Ukraine due to his hatred of pizza

Vladimir Putin Hates Pizza

March 05, 2014 / by / 14 Comments

Vladimir Putin hates pizza. How do I know this? Well, for one thing, the President of Russia has demonstrated repeatedly through diplomatic efforts and hard-power flexing that he prefers a multi-polar international community, in which Russia is one of those alternate poles.

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Vladmir Putin's take on the crisis in Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, in the words of Justin Timberlake

Putin to Ukraine: “Oh, Crimea River”

March 03, 2014 / by / 17 Comments

MOSCOW– Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday told Ukrainian officials to “Crimea river” following his invasion of the region in western Ukraine.

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Russian incursion into Ukraine and the yo-yo of human history

What Ukraine Can Teach Us About Understanding Human History

February 28, 2014 / by / 24 Comments

“If we don’t learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it.” I’ve always found this phrase obnoxious and overused. What was once a reasonable conjecture has, over the years, evolved into a truism so widely spoken that one doesn’t even need to say the second half anymore.

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The National Mix: POTUS edition

February 23, 2014 / by / 36 Comments

Each week we ask our writers to submit their choice of songs for a given theme. Since we didn’t give our writers the day off for President’s Day last Monday, we figured we’d honor the Commander-in-Chief by having each writer choose their favorite songs that involve the President of the United States in some way.

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There Are No Gays in Russia, and This Won’t Affect the Olympics Anyway

February 06, 2014 / by / 21 Comments

Observations on Russian homophobia from my time abroad.

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Handicapping the 2016 Presidential Candidates

January 29, 2014 / by / 15 Comments

Political correspondent Tom Meyer helps you evaluate the pros and cons of the potential leaders of the free world.

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