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Here Are the GOP's Debt-Ceiling Demands, and They Are Insane

"Delay Obamacare and enact the entire minority party agenda or else ..."<p>In 2006, then-Senator Barack Obama voted against raising the debt ceiling. <i>How is that any different than what the Republican Party is doing today?</i> people all over cable news keep asking.<p>This is how. Obama's vote was a silly …

Will a Government Shutdown Chill Congressional Republicans Out? No

Optimistic commentators think closure could keep the country from breaching the debt ceiling. But there's no reason a few stubborn House members can't provoke both.<p><i>Updated, 12:04 p.m., September 29</i><p>A government shutdown looks inevitable: The House passed a resolution early Sunday morning to fund the …

I Quit Teach for America

Five weeks of training was not enough to prepare me for a room of 20 unruly elementary-schoolers.<p><i>I am sitting in a comfortable gold folding chair inside one of the many ballrooms at the Georgia International Convention Center. The atmosphere is festive, with a three-course dinner being served and</i> …

Today's Tips: Not Getting Caught, A Recap

Part of the Esquire 80, (exactly) 80 people, concepts, shoes, and foot-long sandwiches that define our time<p><i>Normally, we scour the Internet every morning for useful insight that you can use every day. But this week, we're offering you special sets, as published in the October 2013 80th Anniversary</i> …

Stephen Colbert Is America's Conscience

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The Emerging Kanye-Kimmel Bromance

<b>Last night at about eight o'clock,</b> in response to a Jimmy Kimmel sketch, Kanye West had one of the definitive Twitter meltdowns of all time, a true classic of the genre. You can read it all here. Kimmel and his writers must be over the moon right now. The next week of the show's jokes have just …

Lesson of the Week: There's Always Time to Admit You Were Wrong

<b>For years, we labored</b> to log into our computers, marvels of technology, with an unnecessarily complicated, carpal-tunnel-inducing combination of three f-king buttons. Control+Alt+Delete. For years, our nation refused to allow gay marriage, when there was never any good reason to do so. But, the …

Sports Are No Longer Fun

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McDonald’s Passive Aggressively Fat-Shames Burger King

Shame on you, Burger King, for encouraging customers to eat starchy, oily French fries. “Satisfries™”? A heart attack by any other name! McDonald’s is embarrassed for your gluttony!<p>Instead of merely reducing the fat and caloric content in French fries, McDonald’s “plans to offer customers in its …

Are Republicans So Frantic to Stop Obamacare Because They Fear It Will Work?

What is it about Obamacare that compels seemingly intelligent people to explode in bubbling spasms of stupid? Are they misinformed? Unable to see past the rage-fueled partisan sweat dripping into their eyes? Or just plain dishonest?<p>No matter. At this point, it has become obvious that history will …

Friends Without Benefits

This year, 81 percent of Internet-using teenagers in America reported that they are active on social-networking sites, more than ever before. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and new dating apps like Tinder, Grindr, and Blendr have increasingly become key players in social interactions, both online …

Five Genuinely Upbeat (If Implausible) Breaking Bad Endings

We all know that <i>Breaking Bad</i> is not going to end on a happy note this Sunday. (Unless your definition of happy involves Walter White dying on his own terms via calculated meth-lab explosion, desert shootout, or crustless ricin sandwich.) This is the series that has transformed the lowly, …