September 15, 2013 In what GOP Sen. Ted Cruz describes as "the last best chance to stop" the the Affordable Care Act, some House Republicans are maneuvering to try to defund the health law. Rick McKee thinks Obamacare is a weapon of mass destruction, while Christopher Weyant doubts defunding will be a surgical strike.
September 14, 2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote in an op-ed that "there is every reason to believe" chemical weapons were used "not by the Syrian Army, but by opposition forces." Nate Beeler thinks President Obama invited Putin's remarks, while Joe Heller isn't worried about their long-term impact.
September 13, 2013 Only time will tell whether President Obama's decision to hold off attacking Syria will prove effective. Daryl Cagle doesn't think things have gone the president's way so far, while Joel Pett accuses some Republicans of putting partisan interests ahead of America's interests.
September 12, 2013 The latest versions of the iPhone, the 5S and the 5C, were unveiled by Apple this week. Mike Smith is bewildered by the number of models available, while Mike Luckovich thinks they come with one too many apps.
September 11, 2013 Responding to a Kremlin initiative, Syria may be willing to give up its chemical weapons. Brian Adcock sees it as a pretext by Russian President Vladimir Putin to frustrate President Obama, while Jeff Danziger thinks it still wouldn't reduce the bloodshed in Syria.
September 10, 2013 Tonight, President Obama will address the nation over military action against Syria. David Fitzsimmons sees it as a classic American showdown, while Mike Luckovich sees too many parallels to Iraq.
September 9, 2013 Opposition to military action against Syria crosses party lines. Nick Anderson thinks it's a matter of perspective, while Nate Beeler blames President Obama for failing to increase support.
September 8, 2013 The 2013 NFL season begins with rule changes restricting "crown of the helmet" hits and the types of bags attendees can take into stadiums. Mike Keefe sacks fans who complain that efforts to reduce concussions will dilute the game, while Steve Kelley has been blitzing NFL security measures for years.
September 7, 2013 Arizona Sen. John McCain backs U.S. military action against Syria but is also one of President Obama's harshest critics on the issue. John Deering doubts the president is enjoying the Republican's support, while Jeff Danziger thinks McCain has overplayed his hand.
September 6, 2013 The U.S. debate on whether to launch military strikes against Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons has exposed some rhetorical inconsistencies. Matt Wuerker is bewildered by President Obama's logic, while Clay Bennett thinks Republicans are trying to have it both ways.
September 5, 2013 Fast-food workers around the country have gone out on short strikes to demand higher pay and the right to organize. Mike Luckovich and Lisa Benson try to make chopped meat of each other's arguments.
September 3, 2013 Many claim that the coming implementation of key parts of the Affordable Care Act will hurt working Americans. Joel Pett thinks that's not honest criticism, while John Deering looks at the delays and waivers and wonders what's left.
September 2, 2013 The economy may be recovering, but jobs are far from plentiful. Joe Heller doesn't doubt Americans' willingness to do almost any job, while Gary Varvel thinks the country's work ethic has taken a wrong turn.
September 1, 2013 In remaking herself as a "bad girl," Miley Cyrus caused a big sensation at the Video Music Awards. Chip Bok notes that the ensuing fracas left many Americans confused, while Jimmy Margulies thinks she's inspired others to go much, much further.
August 31, 2013 The House of Commons rejected British Prime Minister David Cameron's request to use force against Syria. Dave Granlund wonders how President Obama will cope with the loss of America's most reliable wingman, while Petar Pismestrovic thinks things could change after the U.N. investigation finishes.