SECNAV Says Fired Captain 'Naive or Stupid'

Thomas Modly, the acting Secretary of the Navy, has embarrassed himself and must go.

Boris Johnson Moved to Intensive Care

The British PM is very sick from COVID-19.

Monday's Forum

It's back where you started

Pressuring Venezuela?

In recent weeks the US has ramped-up pressure on Maduro.

Sanders Starting to Accept Reality?

Some internal cracks in terms of continuing?

Most Americans Still Not Staying at Home

Social distancing is helping but too many aren't taking it seriously enough.

Navy Fires Captain for Calling Attention to Navy Inaction

A public health crisis turns into a public relations crisis.

Why They're Still Out of Toilet Paper

It's not greedy hoarders after all.

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A Photo for Friday: "Quiet Contemplation"

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Friday's Forum

No need to feel guilty, speak your mind.

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Partisan Effects on Response to Covid-19

Leadership matters (as does sources of news).

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Thursday's Forum

Living on a thin line.

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Photos for March

A brief digression.

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President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks during a coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Monday, March 30, 2020, in the Rose Garden at the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen) President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks during a coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Monday, March 30, 2020, in the Rose Garden at the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)

White House Warned of Pandemic in September?

President Trump has made plenty of mistakes handling this crisis. Let's not invent dubious ones.

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Wednesday's Forum

May it be a good day,

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Hungary Goes Full Authoritarian

Orban has used Covid-19 to kill whatever vestiges of democracy remained.

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Pelosi Wants SALT Cap Repeal in Next Stimulus

Progressive policy and constituent interests collide.

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Wear a Mask. Maybe.

Conflicting guidelines from the CDC are unhelpful.

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COVID-19 Has Killed More Americans than 9/11

We're passing grim milestones on a daily basis.

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President Donald J. Trump is seen on a cellphone screen as he addresses his remarks at a White House Coronavirus Taskforce update briefing Monday, March 9, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen) President Donald J. Trump is seen on a cellphone screen as he addresses his remarks at a White House Coronavirus Taskforce update briefing Monday, March 9, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen)

NSC Sounded Coronavirus Alarm But Was Ignored

Political considerations overruled warnings from national security and health professionals.

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Tuesday's Forum

More word of mouth.

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Bernie won't go

Ego trumps all?

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Joe Diffie Dead from Coronavirus

The 1990s country star is dead at 61.

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Monday's Forum

Time to do it again.

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Liberty U Update

The update you were probably expecting.

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President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during the coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during the coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

It is all a Show for Trump

He is actually tweeting about ratings.

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The Six Weeks we Lost

Comparing South Korea to the US tells a lot about the failure of leadership in the US.

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President Chaos

Exactly the opposite of what we need in a crisis.

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White-Collar Quarantine

Everything is easier with money.

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Trump Floats National Quarantine, Backs Off

The Constitution in times of extreme crisis.

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Federal Bureaucrats Repeatedly 'Warned' About Pandemic Shortages

But they weren't shouting it from the rooftops.

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