Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
skeptical
Global Warming, Climate Change

Poll: One In Four Americans Still Don’t Believe In Global Warming

Just in time for the arrival of an El Niño that could make 2014 the hottest year on record, Gallup has released a new poll revealing how Americans feel about the changing climate. Despite countless scientific reports regarding the dangers and immediacy of global warming, a quarter of Americans remain “solidly skeptical” of the phenomenon. According […]

April 22, 2014

Senate Skeptical of Obama War Powers Claim

The U.S. Senate grilled State Department legal advisor Harold Koh on Tuesday as he defended the Obama administration’s claim that the War Powers Resolution, passed in the wake of Vietnam in 1973 to prevent extended overseas military action without Congressional approval, does not apply to the Libya incursion. The Act says that within 60 or […]

June 28, 2011

Top U.S. Banking Regulator Sides With J.P. Morgan CEO

On the same day that J.P. Morgan paid more than $150 million to settle federal charges that it had lied to investors in 2007 about a mind-bogglingly complex mortgage product, a top U.S. bank regulator said he was “skeptical” of recent attempts to regulate the financial system. “We have to be able to figure out […]

June 22, 2011