President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Press Corps Demanding Press Conference

President Biden is being pressured to face the music after the midterms.

Guy Fawkes Day Forum

Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Pelosi Attacker an Illegal Alien

They’re not sending their best people.

Trump Special Counsel Likely

The Justice Department is looking to inoculate itself against charges of partisanship.

Red Wave? Blue Wave? No Wave?

We really have no idea how Tuesday’s election will unfold.

Calcified Democracy

A deep dive into why our politics are so broken.

Biden Warns Democracy at Stake

Is the President governing like he means it?

Thursday’s Forum

____ Will Bring Extremism to Your Doorstep!

A generic attack ad that’s cringeworthy in the specific.

Wednesday’s Forum

The Nationalization of American Politics

Local issues barely matter in Congressional races anymore.

Junk Fees and People of Color

Not everything is racially-motivated but most things have a disparate impact.

The American Military Officer and the Constitution

My latest publication.

Congressional Control Still Too Close to Call

We likely won’t know on Election Night.

Impeachment in a System of Checks and Balances

What should be the bar? Can it ever be reached?

Pelosi Attack a Turning Point?

What will it take to end the cycle of violence?

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Quick Takes

A few stories to consider.

Imagining a Stolen 2024 Election

It’s easy if you try.

Craziness, Disconnectedness, and a Toxic Political Climate Equals Violence

The attack at the Pelosi house should surprise no one.

Saturday’s Forum

Jerry Lee Lewis, 1935-2022

A member of the inaugural Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class and the most recent Country Music Hall of Fame class is gone at 87.

Idiots Sue Italian Company Selling in USA for Manufacturing in USA

Another frivolous suit making a mockery of the American tort system.

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“Sky Above, Sky Below”

Musk Acquires Twitter, Fires Executives

The social platform beloved of the intellectual class is about to undergo radical change.

Friday’s Forum

The Media is Biased Against Us!

Journalists openly root for a good story.

Apple Not Happy About USB C Mandate

The company is begrudgingly complying with the EU’s requirement.

Russia’s Oil Power Gone Forever?

The International Energy Agency forecast is gloomy for Putin and company.

COVID’s Symptoms Have Evolved

The combination of new variants and increased immunity has changed how the disease presents.

Thursday’s Forum

NFL and College Football Going Head to Head

The most popular television product is running out of room to expand.

Ash Carter, 1954-2022

A brilliant national security leader is gone too soon.

Fetterman and the Politics of Optics

Will voters overlook the elephant in the room?

Biden’s Debt Ceiling Gaffe?

The President flubbed a softball question. Oh noes!

Wednesday’s Forum

Trump Comics

An odd phenomenon.

Why Not Direct Democracy?

Would bypassing politicians altogether make the system more just?

Mid-Terms Polling Shows Mid-Term Pattern

The party in the White House is likely to lose seats.

Rishi Sunak Becomes UK Prime Minister

The 42-year-old billionaire makes history in many ways.

Tuesday’s Forum

Fear and Resentment of a Changing America

A revealing comparison of Republican districts that deny and don’t deny the 2020 outcome.

Musk Could Cripple Content Moderation

Planned staff layoffs concern those who fear a free-for-all.

Baseball’s New Playoff Structure

One League went according to chalk. The other, very much not.

“Words Have Power”

Thinking about a cliche that is nonetheless correct.