Wonderful discussion yesterday about everyone's favorite provocateur and his non-theory of the Moon's origin. In the end it is pretty clear that O'Reilly is just playing the "Why" question that every 6-year old knows. You just keep asking "why" until you exhaust your parents' patience. Of course for many people placing some form of Deity at the end of the "why" chain is not a particularly satisfying end. I am pretty sure that O'Reilly is smart enough to know that.
We have to (yes, we're going to say it) confess to being late on this story. But given the confusion that's been caused by some headlines and web postings, it seems we should pass along word that there's a new app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch that helps Catholics prepare for going to confession. And it has the church's OK.
While much attention has been focused on other news in recent days, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) continues to recover from the severe injuries she received in the Jan. 8 shooting rampage at an event she was holding in Tucson.
Theodora Chang is an education-policy analyst at the Center for American Progress. Erica Williams is the deputy director of Progress 2050, a project of the Center for American Progress that develops new ideas for an increasingly diverse America.