Sherman's Army marching up Pennsylvania Avenue  (National Archives)

Remembering Sherman’s Army — whose history has been lost to Confederate sympathy

They marched down Pennsylvania Avenue, 65,000 strong, tightly packed, in a column that ultimately stretched for 15 miles and took over six hours to pass. Their “glittering muskets looked like a solid mass of steel, moving with the regularity of a pendulum.” Sherman’s Army marched steadily, firmly, like the hardened veterans that they were, with dignity and discipline.
Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump (AFP Photo/Timothy A. Clary)

Trump U documents unsealed — as legal experts say Trump should face sanctions for judge criticism

A judge, called a “hater” by Donald Trump for his handling of a lawsuit related to the businessman’s Trump University real estate school, has unsealed documents related to the case.
Unhappy couple in bed -- Shutterstock

Christian conservatives want to regulate sex — and deny it to the poor

It should come as no surprise that Church authorities want an exclusive license to grant “legitimate” sexual privileges.
Radio host Rush Limbaugh, attorney Sandra Fluke

Ouch: Conservative writer warns Limbaugh ‘he’s going to get a pay cut’ thanks to Sandra Fluke

"What's amazing is that, after all of those companies came out and announced they were going to boycott the Limbaugh show, they stuck by it."
Wall Street Journal editor Bret Stephens -- (CNN screen grab)

WSJ editor: Trump needs to be destroyed in the November election to teach GOP voters a lesson

"I want to make a vote that makes sure he is the biggest loser in presidential history since, I don’t know, Alf Landon.”
The Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ as a child, a Byzantine iconography in the interior of Hagios (Dimitrios/Shutterstock)

Here’s why society still shames women for breastfeeding in public — and scorns moms who don’t

Breastfeeding in public is the controversy that never seems to die.
Rep. Marsha Blackburn (Screenshot)

Dems blast ‘disgraceful’ GOP-led anti-abortion panel for naming doctor in ‘reckless’ press release

A Tennessee Republican who opposes abortion is leading an investigation into abortion practitioners but denies the probe is politically motivated.
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DC police warn proselytizing Christians not to hound atheists at Reason Rally or face arrest

Police warned Christians they'd need a separate permit to hold their own gathering at the event later this week.
Donald Trump speaks in New York City on Sept. 3, 2015. (a katz / Shutterstock.com)

Judge orders release of Trump University documents

A federal judge overseeing a lawsuit filed against Donald Trump ordered the release of internal documents of Trump University, a defunct online education program co-founded in 2005 by the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.
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Seniors are lighting up to cure what ails them as they trade pills for pot

With a half-dozen more states likely to have legalization on the ballot (and win) this year and medical marijuana coming to more, grandma and grandpa are set to become even more interested.
Katie Couric (Shutterstock)

Katie Couric accused of making gun rights leader look ‘stupid’ with ‘deceptive editing’

Couric's documentary, Under the Gun, was billed as a balanced look at the gun control debate.