By Ashe Schow | 03/28/14 02:39 PM
A three-judge panel for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the controversial anti-abortion law that gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis filibustered last year. All three judges are women, by the way, which kind of takes away the whole "war on women" argument.
By Ashe Schow | 03/28/14 01:30 PM
Virginia Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe has a difficult choice: Does he sign a bill that would create jobs, boost state revenue and reduce energy prices, or does he kill the bill and side with his billionaire campaign donor? Right now, a bill to lift the ban on offshore drilling in Virginia...
By Ashe Schow | 03/28/14 11:26 AM
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus called on the writers and editors of Ebony magazine to apologize for senior editor Jamilah Lemieux's racist comments Thursday toward RNC spokesman Raffi Williams and black conservatives in general. "Attacking someone for his or her race,...
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 06:27 PM
Did you know that hydraulic fracking and the oil sands that would be transported by the Keystone XL pipeline cause cancer? It makes sense: Environmentalists don’t like fracking or the Keystone XL, therefore, they cause cancer, right? Well, actually, no. It turns out that despite Dr. John...
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 03:46 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi received Planned Parenthood's annual Margaret Sanger Award this week, riling up abortion opponents. The Margaret Sanger Award is billed by Planned Parenthood as an award to “recognize leadership, excellence and outstanding contributions to the reproductive...
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 12:56 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was cleared Thursday of having prior knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures that led to massive traffic delays in 2013.
By Ashe Schow | 03/27/14 11:45 AM
Jamilah Lemieux, senior digital editor for Ebony, began a Twitter war when she joked about having drinking games prepared for reading Dr. Ben Carson and Armstrong Williams’ new magazine for black conservatives.
By Ashe Schow | 03/26/14 05:46 PM
Classic Washington: hire someone based on political reasons and not actual qualifications, and hope no one notices. And if someone notices: ignore, ignore, ignore. That's the path chosen by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which has refused to turn over documents relating to an...
By Ashe Schow | 03/26/14 03:20 PM
Feminists' insistence that birth control and abortion are the suffrage movement of our lifetime is absurd.
By Ashe Schow | 03/26/14 02:23 PM
Having marijuana legalization on the ballot could entice some Americans to come out to the polls during the 2014 midterm elections, when turnout is usually low, according to a new poll from George Washington University. It found 69 percent of respondents said they would be “much more” or...
By Ashe Schow | 03/26/14 10:43 AM
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (yes, even Dogecoin) will now be taxed the same as any other property, according to new IRS guidance. The IRS guidance begins by seemingly accepting that cryptocurrencies are a form of currency, but notes that they are not officially recognized....
By Ashe Schow | 03/24/14 02:39 PM
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By Ashe Schow | 03/24/14 02:11 PM
It seems that Russia was able to evade U.S. surveillance techniques during its attacks on Ukraine. But was it National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden that allowed Russia to attack Ukraine without the U.S. knowing it was coming? An article in Monday's Wall Street Journal about the...
By Ashe Schow | 03/23/14 12:04 PM
“ban bossy,” a new feminist campaign started by Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, uses ancient surveys and misleading facts to claim the word “bossy” hurts girls. And, as you might expect, the claims don’t support the campaign’s mission. Claim 1: “By middle...
By Ashe Schow | 03/21/14 06:17 PM
If not voting for Hillary Clinton because she's a woman is sexist, isn't voting for her just because she's a woman also sexist? Washington Post reporter Nia-Malika Henderson penned a “note to Hillary Clinton,” telling the former secretary of state and first lady to stress her gender rather...
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