Joe Manchin’s Weird Filibuster Defense

It doesn’t work like the movies, Senator.

Gorsuch and Alito Want to Revisit Religious Accomodations

Is a de minimus standard too small?

A Specious Comparison of Voting Rules

No, Colorado’s voting regulations are not roughly the same as Georgia’s.

Democrats Have 9 Point Advantage

49 percent of Americans lean Democratic, compared to 40 for Republicans. Yet a plurality identify as Independent.

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is McConnell

Another entry in the “stunning, but not surprising” category of political observations.

President Joe Biden signs two executive orders on healthcare Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House. President Joe Biden signs two executive orders on healthcare Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House.

Biden’s Slow Appointment Process

Key posts across the government remain unfilled.

Tuesday’s Forum

Taking Moot to a Whole Moot Level

Overruling every case President Trump was involved in is getting silly.

The Consolidation of Journalism

The Internet killed the newspaper without really replacing it.

‘Justice’ Difficult in Chauvin Trial

A criminal trial is a poor venue for solving society’s problems.

Omar Says Minneapolis ‘On Edge’ Over Chauvin Trial

Elected officials should not comment on ongoing legal proceedings.

One More about GA’s SB202

And, really, all of this current wave of election legislation.

Major League False Equivalence

There’s no voting in baseball.

Vice Among Vice Cops

When the solution is worse than the problem.

Easter Forum

Vaccine Stats

The US continues in the right direction.

Additional Thoughts on Vaccine Passports

It makes sense for large-scale venues, yes? But making sense is not the issue.

Florida Governor Bans Vaccine Passports

He probably lacks the legal authority. And business interests in is state will fight hard against him.

New York Times Style Change?

A subtle but odd change in house style for the Paper of Record

Americans Ignoring Conflicting CDC Advice

Vaccinations are not keeping up with recklessness.

Capitol Police Officer Killed in Attack

A loon wolf terrorist who followed Louis Farrakhan was responsible.

Corporate Politics in Georgia

The GA GOP is butting heads with corporations over HB202

Ken Burns Blocking BIPOC Filmmakers?

Is he bogarting all the good documentaries?

Biden at Odds with Pelosi and Schumer and SALT Repeal

A Trump-era policy designed to screw over blue states may actually be a good one.

A Photo for Friday


What is Infrastructure, Anyway?

We can all agree that it’s important but not what it is.

G. Gordon Liddy, 1930-2021

The Watergate conspirator, author, and talk show host was 90.