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US Government Expands Racial Categories

A major effort to capture the diversity of America.

Senator Joe Lieberman, 1942-2024

The 2000 Democratic Vice Presidential nominee turned maverick is gone at 82.

Francis Scott Key Bridge Disaster

Some interesting tidbits.

Trump’s Massive Truth Social Windfall

He’s suddenly a billionaire after all.

Third Parties and Ballot Access for 2024

And back to thoughts on section 3.

Biden Wargaming Stolen Election Contingencies

He may be fighting the last war.

Ugliness in International Soccer

A long tradition continues unabated.

Yay! Information Matters!

You can lead a horse to water, but the trick is the drinking.

President Joe Biden takes his mask off to deliver remarks on COVID-19 and the economy, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden takes his mask off to deliver remarks on COVID-19 and the economy, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden’s Covid Malaise?

A pandemic hangover may be clouding American politics.

Trump Salutes Insurrection ‘Hostages’

Creeping authoritarianism? Political suicide? Descent into madness?

Congress Passes Budget, Averts Government Shutdown

Five months too late, we’re back to the Biden-McCarthy deal.

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MTG Files Motion To Vacate The Speakership

Its like déjà vu all over again.

Seizing Trump Assets Not That Easy

Most of the things with his name on them are not in his name.

Trump’s Fundraising Plan

Millions of fools and their money may soon be parted.

Is Trump Even Running for President?

A familiar question is again a reasonable one.

Afghanistan Blame Game

Congressional Republicans are reminding voters of a dark hour in the Biden presidency.

Trump’s Financial Troubles

What happens if a corrupt man who owes hundreds of millions is President?

Clip of the Day

Sit-up at attention edition.

“Hostages”

Trump is giving aid and comfort to insurrectionists.

Trump’s Routine Outrages

When being despicable is normal, is it still news?

Stupid Poll Tricks

Two data points are not a trend.

A Graph to Ponder

Post-Covid recovery edition.

Line of the Day

Martyr Complex Edition

Pence Won’t Endorse Trump

Sic a mob on a guy and this is the thanks Trump gets.

No Labels Continues to Have No Clue

An unserious plan by an unserious group.

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Decision In Fani Willis Conflict Of Interest Hearing

tl;dr: Either he goes or she (and her office) go

MAGA didn’t come from nowhere

The roots of MAGA run deep, through places like my old home.

A Modest Racial Realignment

Explaining the inexplicable.

Trump Guts RNC

A purge of the professional staff for, well, reasons.

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Biden and Trump Secure Their Party Nominations

The inevitable is all but official.

Fixing the Schiff-Garvey Problem

The mess in California hides a more pressing issue.

Diversity Without Quotas

It’s harder than I would have thought.

Britt’s Response

Well, that was something.

Strong February Jobs Report

The numbers continue to be strong.

SOTU Thoughts

Biden did what he needed to do.

Biden Delivers ‘Fiery’ Campaign Speech

The state of the union is apparently fiery.

Adam Schiff Wins, Shouted Down By Protestors

California’s next Senator had his night spoiled.

Super Tuesday Exit Polls

A breakdown of some Republican primaries.

Nikki Haley Drops Out

The last challenger to Donald Trump bows to reality.

Adios, Senator Sinema

One term was enough.

Keeping Insurrectionists Out of Office

It’s easy if you try.

SCOTUS Leaves Trump on Colorado Ballot

An unsurprising result.

No Labels a No Go

They’re fast running out of time to find a candidate.

Trump Ballot Eligibility Ruling Could Come Today

If so, he’ll almost surely win bigly.

Mitch McConnell’s Legacy

There is no denying that he was consequential.

A Quote to Ponder

Truly foreign language edition.