Woodrow Wilson Disavowed by Princeton

An accomplished racist will no longer be honored by the university.

Trump Ignores Russian Bounties on American Troops

The Administration has done nothing about intelligence reports of a grave escalation from Moscow.

U.S. Declared COVID Victory Too Soon

Europe has the disease under control while it’s still spreading like wildfire here.

Black is Back

The evolution of America’s racial language continues.

SCOTUS Denies Emergency Order to Allow Texans to Vote By Mail

Whether the 26th Amendment precludes giving preferential treatment to the elderly will have to wait for another day.

Judge Orders Children Released from Detention Centers

The federal judge who oversees treatment of detained immigrant children has had enough.

Jon Stewart on Biden vs Trump

A useful insight from the former late night comic.

Saturday’s Forum

Is VP Debate Really About Warren?

The “Biden must pick a black woman” plea may be masking a different agenda.

OTB Maintenance

There will be a short outage in the 9pm Eastern hour for scheduled maintenance.

Tulsa Flipped the Script from Horror to Comedy

Something significant was going to happen to Tulsa. Who could have predicted a genre shift?

SCOTUS Rules Asylum Seekers Can’t Challenge Rejection in Court

A 7-2 decision by the highest court in the land is less decisive than the numbers suggest.

President Donald J. Trump boards Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., just after midnight Sunday, June 21, 2020, for his flight back to the White House following his trip to Tulsa, Okla. President Donald J. Trump boards Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md., just after midnight Sunday, June 21, 2020, for his flight back to the White House following his trip to Tulsa, Okla.

Trump to Ignore New Jersey Quarantine Order

A case where the rules probably shouldn’t apply to the President.

Kosovo President and Opposition Leader Indicted for War Crimes

A reckoning for 2500 Kosovar Serb civilians who were slaughtered is at hand.

Schools Remain Key to Reopening

Parents can’t homeschool their kids and hold down jobs indefinitely.

Virginia Cracking Down on Workplace Safety, Filling OSHA Void

The Commonwealth is the first state in the nation to issue regulations.

Racist Narratives about Covid-19

Racial and xenophobic rhetoric and Covid-19.

Biden’s Massive Lead

President Trump is behind 14 points in the latest NYT poll.

Wednesday’s Forum

The Coming Election Nightmare

We’re unlikely to know who wins the November elections right away.

More Vote for Mail for Me, but not for Thee

This time, the Pences

John Bolton’s Moral Cowardice

A television interview promoting his book further reveals what an awful man he is.

Monday’s Forum

Another manic Monday.

President Trump Travels to Maine President Donald J. Trump walks from the Oval Office to the South Lawn of White House to board Marine One for Joint Base Andrews Md. Friday, June 5, 2020, to begin his trip to Bangor, Maine. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufiour) President Trump Travels to Maine President Donald J. Trump walks from the Oval Office to the South Lawn of White House to board Marine One for Joint Base Andrews Md. Friday, June 5, 2020, to begin his trip to Bangor, Maine. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufiour)

Trump’s “Joke” about Testing

The gaslighting will continue until morale improves.

Trump Rally Flops Bigly

The President gave a delusional rant to a half-empty stadium thanks to some crazy kids.

Trump Pushing Out US Attorney Investigating Trump Associates

For the second time, the chief federal prosecutor for Manhattan has been fired.

Saturday’s Forum

Drown out your mind

Podcast Recommendation

The Daily: “The History and Meaning of Juneteenth”

Amy Klobuchar Withdraws from Race She Wasn’t In

The Senator from Minnesota is no longer a candidate for Vice President.

A Photo for Friday

“Above it all”

Friday’s Forum

You try to feel the beat.

Podcast Recommendation

1619, Episode Three

SCOTUS Hands Trump DACA Defeat

Donald Trump would be a more effective and dangerous President if he and his team were more competent.

An Amazing Sentence

An amazing statement from Bolton’s book.

Army Wants 10,000 Recruits in Three Days

The Army’s in a bind, because it’s way behind, and willing to make a deal.

Bolton: Trump Asked China to Help Re-Election

Some explosive charges in the former National Security Advisor’s book.

Alexander Vindman Selected for Colonel

The former NSC staffer who testified against Trump is at a career crossroads.

Thursday’s Forum

Aunt Jemima Has Been Canceled

A brand dating back to 1889 is being retired.

Americans Unhappier—and Happier—Than Ever

Fewer people are very happy and more are not too happy than any time in a longstanding survey.

Wednesday’s Forum

Interpreting Interpretation

A too-long discourse on how courts should function.

The Power of Wishful Thinking

Always look for evidence.

Fort Benning honors the nation's fallen service members with a Memorial Day ceremony at the post's cemetery May 27. The 9 a.m. ceremony at the Main Post Cemetery went forward under bright but partly cloudy skies, with an audience of some 200 Soldiers and civilians seated outdoors. The ceremony included remarks by a speaker, and a wreath-laying in tribute to "all the nation's veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice." The wreath-laying was followed by the firing of a three-volley rifle salute and the playing of "Taps." (U.S. Army photos by Patrick Albright, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs) Fort Benning honors the nation's fallen service members with a Memorial Day ceremony at the post's cemetery May 27. The 9 a.m. ceremony at the Main Post Cemetery went forward under bright but partly cloudy skies, with an audience of some 200 Soldiers and civilians seated outdoors. The ceremony included remarks by a speaker, and a wreath-laying in tribute to "all the nation's veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice." The wreath-laying was followed by the firing of a three-volley rifle salute and the playing of "Taps." (U.S. Army photos by Patrick Albright, Maneuver Center of Excellence, Fort Benning Public Affairs)

Whose Deaths Should We Honor?

The line between “hero” and “victim” is blurry and rendered meaningless when the former is over-used