Alec Jacobs ARTICLES
Pat Robertson: Earthquake a sign of the Second Coming of Christ
'It seems to me the Washington Monument is a symbol of America’s power. Now there’s a crack in it ... Is that a sign from the Lord? ... You judge'
Tim Kaine critical of presidential hopeful Perry
'My sense about Gov. Perry is that I think he’s far too polarizing to bring America together and find common ground on the issues'
Colorado Rep. floats bill cutting congressional benefits
'These are extremely difficult economic times, and Congress needs to set an example and lead the way for the country'
Bill McKibben: Global warming to blame for Hurricane Irene
'This is what climate change looks like in its early stages'
Margaret Thatcher's friends 'insulted' by portrayal in upcoming film
The film shows Thatcher as a raving lunatic who hallucinates about her dead husband
Romney plans to quadruple the size of his California home
The former Mass. governor has filed an application to bulldoze his home and build a much bigger new one
McCain: 'I do not know' if Palin will run
'She has not asked my advice, and I do not know'
Former New York Gov. Pataki strongly considering White House run
Pataki joins the ranks of undecided candidates like Sarah Palin and Paul Ryan
'I think she gets in'
Palin 'has a schedule next week that looks like that of a candidate, not a celebrity'
On the hunt
Former Utah governor says the Texas governor risks being seen as someone not serious on issues
NOM: Herman Cain all talk on gay marriage
Cain says Obama's decision to stop defending Defense of Marriage Act is impeachable, but it's not enough for the National Organization for Marriage
Warren Buffett can give more money to the government if he wants to
The Bureau of the Public Debt accepts donations via post office box and online
Man goes in for a circumcision, comes out minus his penis
Doctor says it had to be done
Egypt's military pardons bloggers involved in planning riots
Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces said the activists were pardoned 'because they were in a revolutionary mood that had affected their actions'
$250,000 Rembrandt drawing stolen in real-life heist
It took thieves less than 15 minutes to steal the quarter-million dollar piece of art
Candidates court Pawlenty endorsement
Pawlenty's old foes have only nice things to say about the former Minnesota governor
President Matt Damon?
Matt Damon has what you need to be president: strong opinions, name recognition, and a country with 'a fluid boundary between the worlds of entertainment and politics'
Anonymous retaliates against San Francisco transit system for shutting down cell service
The 'hacktivist' group plans to shut down the website of San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit system
Ahmadinejad: Iran's first nuclear program will be in operation by year's end
The plant will be under Russian control for two to three years
Rand Paul makes Iowa appearance to support his father
'When Ron Paul is president, Rand Paul will be there in the Oval Office whispering in his ear every day'
Indiana state Rep. under pressure to resign after gay Craigslist tryst
Republican state Rep. Phillip Hinkle arranged to pay an 18-year-old man to meet him in an Indianapolis hotel
'Jersey Shore' beats GOP debate by a landslide
Ratings for 'Jersey Shore' have been steadily increasing since the show debuted four seasons ago
Clint Eastwood talks new J. Edgar Hoover movie, former FBI head's sexuality
Eastwood says the film deliberately keeps details about Hoover's love life ambiguous
Rapper tweets number of L.A. sheriff's dept., prevents emergency calls from getting through
Sheriff's department has opened a criminal investigation into online conduct of rapper The Game
Atheists win right to place ads on Arkansas buses
Group will have to put down a $15,000 deposit on the $5,000 ad campaign in case of vandalism
Herman Cain gains at least one new supporter from Ames primary debate
Vanilla Ice says he's still undecided, but Cain impressed him most
Gallup: Congressional Dems beat GOP on generic 2012 ballot
New poll also finds President Obama leads generic Republican presidential candidate
Bachmann campaign fires omnibus broadside at Pawlenty
T-Paw accused of 'leaving a multi-billion-dollar budget mess in Minnesota'
'Amazing Spider-Man' star placed under citizen's arrest at Comic-Con
A belligerent Rhys Ifans, under the influence of alcohol, shoved a female security guard
'Modern Family' star's boyfriend may enter Senate race in Florida
Nick Loeb says he's seriously considering entering primary to challenge Sen. Bill Nelson