Here's the fatal flaw in both versions of Trump's Muslim ban

One of the basic tests for constitutionality is that laws have to have a purpose. Trump's ban's only goal is discrimination.


This Robot Can Write Political Speeches Just as Well as the Human Robots Who Already Do

Sarah Palin's communications team needs one of these.

Gun Control Debate: The Argument That Every Gun Owner Needs to Start Making

Gun rights advocates shouldn't argue for gun ownership because guns make us safer; they should argue for gun ownership because guns are fun.

Our Generation Knows the Truth About Journalism

Bias is real, so let's start there.

Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath': Big Thoughts of an Intellectual Giant

Malcolm Gladwell's new book, 'David and Goliath,' is out this week. Where has his thought taken us so far?

Ted Cruz Gets Called Out For His Fauxbuster On 'Meet the Press'

Defying all logic and reason, Senator Ted Cruz appeared on Meet the Press to claim that Democrats are absolutists and that the American people support him. Reality indicates the exact opposite.

8 Insane Reasons This Catholic Website Says Women Shouldn't Go to College

A Catholic man argues “6 Reasons (+2) to NOT Send Your Daughter to College.” Here is a list of why the 21st century says NO. Can I get an Amen?

6 Lessons On Fostering Good Discussions On PolicyMic

Every Policymicer wants to enable good discussion. Here are a few tips on how to do just that.

State of the Union Reaction: Obama Displays Major Hypocrisy in Speech

Barack Obama delivered a hypocritical and divisive State of the Union Speech on Tuesday night.

Piers Morgan Attacks Larry Pratt Over Gun Control, Show Spirals Out of Control

Piers Morgan calls his guest an 'idiot' and 'stupid' while Larry Pratt fires back over gun control.

Presidential Debate Winner: Why the Real Winner is the Media

While President Obama may have seemed more in control of the third presidential debate, it is really the mainstream media who should be celebrating.


VP Debate Results: Biden Won Vice Presidential Debate, Ryan Timid

The Vice Presidential debate is over, and the winner seems to be Joe Biden.

Is Anybody Happy in America Anymore?

People from all sides of the social and political spectrum are feeling marginalized. But does everyone losing to "the man" mean that the system of checks and balances are working? Is this utopia?

Ron Paul's Presidential Campaign Was Ruined by the Paulbots

Ron Paul’s passion is mirrored by the passion of his supporters. The unwavering support from the Paulbots is nearly cultish and its intensity undermines Paul's political prowess.

After Susan Komen Pulls Funding for Planned Parenthood, Pro-Choice Supporters Misunderstand the Pro-Life Position

Pro-choice people often fundamentally misunderstand the pro-life perspective. If we try to imagine a world in which abortion is murder, then most of our arguments stop making sense.

America Needs Evolution, Not Revolution

We don't need a 60s-style peoples' movement or to "go back" to the 50s. Right now, America is socially stuck in first gear, going nowhere.

Why Cutting Public Broadcasting is About More Than Sesame Street

Republicans' proposal to cut money for public broadcasting in the latest budget may have the unintended consequence of making NPR's viewers more liberal as they turn to further left alternatives.