It would be foolish to cancel a morning show with such a great coffee pun. MSNBC should just replace Joe Scarborough with Gremlins director Joe Dante. » 3/14/15 1:01am 3/14/15 1:01am

Hamilton Nolan, would you say that more states should enact electoral fusion voting, like New York does, so that third parties could build influence as they work toward viability? Thank you for your time in this matter. » 12/03/14 1:40pm 12/03/14 1:40pm

I have been meaning to reply to this for almost a month now, given that you're a respectable, informed commenter whose opinion matters to me.

My response, briefly: I firmly believe that this is more convincing than blaming the UK and France based on Sykes-Picot, due to the length of America's ~2 decades of support for… » 10/01/14 5:42pm 10/01/14 5:42pm

Sports Illustrated Model Trapped Indoors Due To Conspiracy Website​

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I don't really see what is wrong, exactly, about posting this news via an embedded CNN tweet at 11:11pm on a Saturday night. Furthermore: Do you think it is maybe possible that the terms blogger and journalist might overlap partially? Also, I regret wasting my time typing out a reply to you. Gravely. » 9/28/14 3:33am 9/28/14 3:33am

"Mr. President, You Can't Say Dallas Doesn't Love You."

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The Pentagon Isn't Done Investigating 1,700 Child Porn Cases From 2006

Back in the Bush era, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency provided the Pentagon with a list of 5,200 employees suspected of viewing child pornography. Five years later, the Boston Globe discovered that 1,700 of those cases had yet to be investigated. We filed a FOIA. Their investigation is still "open." » 9/26/14 11:11am 9/26/14 11:11am

I ain't Pablo Escobar, so I don't know. My guess: The buyer doesn't protect themselves, aside from Yelp-style slagging of the bad apples. People buy tons of crap drugs cut with garbage offline all the time. » 9/26/14 10:36am 9/26/14 10:36am

Those "Interceptor" Fake Cell Phone Towers Are in Washington D.C. Now​

The fear is back! Just in time for a long queasy October, the Washington Post did a ride-along with the CEO of mobile security firm Integricell, who was mapping the locations of fake cell phone towers surveilling D.C.; What they found, the Post reports, was like "a primer on the geography of Washington power." » 9/26/14 9:11am 9/26/14 9:11am

The NSA Helped Israel Blackmail Palestinians

Scores of former members of Israeli military intelligence's very secret and quite elite Unit 8200 have publicly refused to collect information that is "used for political persecution" or "driving parts of Palestinian society against itself." Courteous allies at the NSA, we now know, helped make that spying possible. » 9/18/14 3:47pm 9/18/14 3:47pm

Otherwise Charming Comedic Actor Stephen Fry Praises Apple's New Voluntary Tracking and Surveillance Device | "Utterly gorgeous objects in the hand and to the eye," says the Golden Globe-nominated performer, in stark contrast to his many other admirable qualities. » 9/18/14 1:18pm 9/18/14 1:18pm

Shoe Company Executives Vanish​ With All The Shoe Money

In what looks like the exact legal definition of a criminal conspiracy, the CFO of "China's Urban Footwear Company" Ultrasonic has informed the public and the firm's Supervisory Board that its CEO and COO have "apparently left their homes and are not traceable." Also: The money's gone. » 9/17/14 4:07pm 9/17/14 4:07pm