The USA at 246

The Nation is unusually divided and melancholy on its birthday.

Contacts on Hunter's Laptop

Remarkably, he had contact information on there!

The Capitol Riot and Fox News

A large plurality of the network's viewers think left wingers trying to make Trump look bad are to blame.

Saturday Afternoon Tabs

It's been more of a reading than writing morning.

The Weak Case Against the January 6 Committee

Republicans killed their parents and demanding mercy for being orphaned.

A Photo for Friday

"Dragon"

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Welcome to July Forum

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Ketanji Brown Jackson to Be Sworn in Today

Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring today and will swear his former law clerk in his replacement.

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Racial Equity and America's Roads

A new initiative aims to right decades-old wrongs.

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Thursday's Forum

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Finland and Sweden Joining NATO

The Western alliance is getting stronger in the face of Russian aggression.

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Resetting Our Politics

Did Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony change anything?

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Wednesday's Forum

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Trump Ordered the Code Red

You're goddamn right he did.

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Democrats in Disarray, Abortion Edition

Here we go again . . . .

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Cui Bono?

We live in a bizarre timeline.

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Tuesday's Forum

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Dems Lose One Million Voters!

They should panic, right?

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SCOTUS Upholds High School Coach's 50-Yard-Line Prayers

The Supreme Court has reversed decades of precedent on church-state separation.

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The 'Figure it Out Yourself' Phase of COVID

With the government throwing its hands up, it's now up to the citizenry.

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Monday Morning Tabs

For your consideration.

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Monday's Forum

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A PSA to New Commenters

I expect they won't read this, but it makes me feel better.

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Abortion Laws State by State

Abortion is now illegal or heavily restricted in at least 11 states.

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Dueling Takes on the End of Roe

So, what now?

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Sunday's Forum

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Alito's Leaked Draft vs the Final Opinion

A comparison of the two texts.

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Antiquated Laws Restored in Wake of Roe Reversal

Wisconsin's 1849 abortion ban may or may not be back in effect.

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The Lack of Competition for House Seats

Yet another reminder of the pathologies of American institutions.

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