Democrats in Disarray, Abortion Edition

Here we go again . . . .

Unity My Ass

Are you going to believe this index or your own lyin’ eyes?

President Joe Biden prepares to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 25, 2021, en route to Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden prepares to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 25, 2021, en route to Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

White House Staff Turnover!

Much ado about a perfectly normal phenomenon.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

The Messaging is Medium

The Democrats have lots of problems. Salesmanship is pretty far down the list.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering the cost for American families Friday, April 22, 2022, at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on lowering the cost for American families Friday, April 22, 2022, at Green River College in Auburn, Washington. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Less Popular Than Worst President Ever

He’s underwater and not going to take it anymore.

Time for a New Generation to Lead?

The Silents and Boomers have been in charge too long.

Clinton Lawyer Acquitted in RussiaGate Case

What does it all mean? It depends on who you ask.

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Why America Can’t Build

Are we too regulated for our own good?

The Least Dangerous Branch?

The apparently eminent demise of abortion rights has reignited an old debate.

Professional Politicians Poor Prognosticators

Mitch McConnell and other senior Republican Senators foolishly believed their colleagues would do the right thing.

EU Tries to Regulate Social Media

Brussels has gotten ahead of Washington in regulating mostly American-based Internet companies.

Orrin Hatch, 1934-2022

The longest-serving Republican Senator has died at the age of 88.

Democrats Prepared for Impending Doom

Party leaders are treating an electoral defeat as inevitable.

Ukraine War Ruining Biden’s Plans

Crises tend to be distracting.

COVID Normalcy and the American Gerontocracy

Speaker Pelosi has it. Is President Biden next?

Trump and the White House Photographer

Grifting, all the way down.

What If The Bad Guys Win in Ukraine?

The most likely outcome is not a happy one.

Romney 2024?

He’s tanned. He’s rested. Is he ready?

West Shamed Into Action

Actions deemed unthinkable days earlier are suddenly mandatory.

Walter Mears, 1935-2022

The legendary AP politics reporter is gone at 87.

Biden’s State of the Union Speech

Most people liked it more than I did.

The Beginning of a Response to the Beginning of an Invasion

The first shoe has dropped.

Trump Had Classified Docs at Mar-a-Lago

Because of course he did.

US Inflation at 40-Year High

Can the Misery Index be far behind?

US Waives Iran Sanctions as Deal Nears

The Biden administration is close to repairing the damage Trump caused.

Which Black Woman Will Biden Appoint to the Supreme Court?

The 46th President will follow the lead of the 40th in making a historic appointment.

Harry Reid, 1939-2021

The longtime Senate leader is gone at 82.

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The Breyer Patch

The 83-year-old Justice is playing a dangerous game.

Biden’s 2024 Deadline

The clock is ticking.

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Vigilante Politics

We’re likely to see more instances like the Capitol Riot and the Kyle Rittenhouse shootings.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith) President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith)

Biden Preparing for 2024 Run

Will America re-elect an 82-year-old to the White House?

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The Middle Ain’t Woke

The average American is neither progressive nor all that interested in politics.

Youngkin, GOP Sweep Virginia

It’s usually more effective to run for something rather than against someone.

Most Politics Is National

Tip O’Neil’s famous saying hasn’t been true in a long, long time.

Red Dog Saloon in Jarbidge. At least we know the Internet is available in Jarbidge. The saloon was closed. The Outdoor Inn was open, but will close down on Halloween. The next day the Red Dog Saloon will be opened for the winter season. Apparently there's not enough staff to run both businesses simultaneously. The owner of these establishments is the cook at the Outdoor Inn and he has lived in Jarbidge his entire life. Red Dog Saloon in Jarbidge. At least we know the Internet is available in Jarbidge. The saloon was closed. The Outdoor Inn was open, but will close down on Halloween. The next day the Red Dog Saloon will be opened for the winter season. Apparently there's not enough staff to run both businesses simultaneously. The owner of these establishments is the cook at the Outdoor Inn and he has lived in Jarbidge his entire life.

‘Let’s Go Brandon’ Isn’t Going Away

A sign of our times.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

President Charlie Brown

Joe Biden has bet his presidency on a caucus that may simply be irreconcilable.

Massive Worker Backlash?

The equivalent of Pennsylvania’s entire labor force is sitting on the sidelines.

Mort Sahl, 1927-2021

The first modern stand-up comedian has died at 94.

President Joe Biden drives a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon during a clean cars event, Thursday, August 5, 2021, on the South Lawn Driveway of the White House. President Joe Biden drives a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon during a clean cars event, Thursday, August 5, 2021, on the South Lawn Driveway of the White House.

Biden Settling for Smaller Spending Package

The President seems to have persuaded the progressives in his party to settle for half a loaf.

Colin Powell, 1937-2021

The trailblazing soldier-statesman has died at 84.

ESPN, Jock Culture, and Jon Gruden

Is the Worldwide Leader responsible oblivious to bigotry?

The Psychology of Internet Fame

Our brains are wired to seek approval but may not be equipped to handle our modern existence.

President Joe Biden observes trainers and apprentices at work at the final assembly station during a tour of Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Lanham, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden observes trainers and apprentices at work at the final assembly station during a tour of Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 5 Training Facility, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Lanham, Maryland. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Selling the ‘Build Back Better’ Plan

The Catch-22 of passing a massive spending bill in an undemocratic system.

Michael K. Williams, 1966-2021

The actor known for his roles on “The Wire” and “Boardwalk Empire” is gone at 54.

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The Forever War Isn’t Over By a Long Shot

We may be out of Afghanistan but the ‘war on terror’ is likely to continue indefinitely.

A U.S. Marine opens the door as President Joe Biden prepares to disembark Marine One, Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Antrim County Airport in Bellaire, Michigan. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) A U.S. Marine opens the door as President Joe Biden prepares to disembark Marine One, Saturday, July 3, 2021, at Antrim County Airport in Bellaire, Michigan. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Biden Blamed for Afghan Fiasco

The collapse is not his doing. But he’s accountable for the poor planning.

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America Getting Less White

The long demographic trend continues.

The Radicalization of Ross Douthat

An interesting podcast conversation.

Biden’s Plunging Job Approval!

Democrats and Independents are losing their enthusiasm. But some perspective is needed.

The Problem isn’t Breyer, it is one of Constitutional Design

Put the frustration where it belongs.