Nevada ‘Blue Shift’ Expected to Keep Senate Democratic

Adam Laxalt’s big lead is slowly erodiing.

Craziness, Disconnectedness, and a Toxic Political Climate Equals Violence

The attack at the Pelosi house should surprise no one.

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.

Democracy and ZIP Codes

The rules for voting in America vary widely.

Covid-19 and Life Expectancy Rates

A study of 29 countries shows the impact of the pandemic.

Biden Adopts Trump’s Immigration Policy

He’s using a tool he denounced as cruel to deal with a humanitarian crisis.

Supreme Court Poised to Upend Everything

The term that kicks off today could undermine our entire system of government.

Asking the Wrong Questions

Tudor’s down. No laughing or drinking, just a crippled party.

Slow Uptake of Bivalent COVID Booster

Three weeks in, only 4.4 million Americans have gotten the shot.

Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo) Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo)

Military ‘Rushed’ Denials of Religious Exemption from COVID Vaccines

The Pentagon’s Inspector General is “concerned” over the pace of rejections.

Biden: The Pandemic Is Over

The President is getting hammered from all sides for stating the obvious.

Bernard Shaw, 1940-2022

CNN’s original anchorman is gone at 82.

Pandemic Crushed Learning

Academic performance has fallen to the lowest level in decades.

New and Improved COVID Vaccines

Pfizer and Moderna will soon roll out protection against newer strains.

Masking and Endemic COVID

Most Americans are choosing to live a normal life in abnormal times.

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Reshoring American Jobs?

After decades of exporting American jobs, corporations are bringing them home.

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Gas Prices and Pay Raises

The most consumer-visible commodity is down for the 67th consecutive day.

Private vs Public Opinion

What we believe and what we say we believe are often not the same.

Dems in Midterms: You’re Saying There’s a Chance?

A 2020 blowout has long been presumed. But maybe it won’t happen.

CDC Loosens COVID Guidelines

The leading public health agency no longer recommends doing things people had already stopped doing.

Gas Prices Falling Rapidly

The U.S. average is under $4 for the first time in months.

Murder Rate Coming Down?

Some new data are encouraging.

Pelosi’s Ill-Advised Taiwan Visit

The Speaker’s trip was reckless, needlessly escalating an already tense situation.

Monkeypox ‘Emergency of International Concern’

A disease spreading mostly among gay men is now infecting small children.

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Vicious Cycle of Air Conditioning

Making ourselves cooler is making the earth warmer.

Why is Inflation So High?

The economy, it turns out, is complicated.

President Joe Biden talks on the phone with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Monday, May 9, 2022, in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden talks on the phone with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Monday, May 9, 2022, in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

President Biden Has COVID

Despite every precaution, the 79-year-old leader of the free world is infected.

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The News is Bad for Biden

The nature of American political reporting distorts our perception of reality.

Military Recruiting Woes

The US armed forces are looking for a few more good men and women.

64 Percent of Democrats Want Biden Replaced in 2024

With record-low poll numbers, the grass roots wants someone new on the ticket next time.

The ‘Figure it Out Yourself’ Phase of COVID

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

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.

May Jobs Report

Growth continues.

Over a Million Americans Dead from COVID

Another grim—and substantially avoidable—milestone.

Ukraine War Adding to Global Food Insecurity

Supply chain disruptions are contributing to crisis for 300 million people.

COVID’s Silver Lining?

The pandemic forced the spread of useful technology.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Fauci Shocked Americans Think Pandemic Over

We’re mostly back to “normal” while yet another new strain is surging.

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A Lament and The Reality of Politics

A illustration from the Senate race in Georgia.

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Unequal Medical Treatment

Vice President Harris gets better care than the average American. Cue the outrage!

Most Americans Have Had COVID-19

Some 60% of us, including 75% of our children, have been infected.

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Who’s Middle and Upper Class in America Today?

The numbers don’t match the perception.

60% of US COVID-19 Deaths Preventable

Some 230,000 Americans have died needlessly since vaccinations became widely available.

Trump Judge Tosses Airline Mask Mandate

The Biden administration’s mandate has been lifted immediately.

COVID Risk Calculations

There are too many variables to make generalized calculations.

Ukraine War Ruining Biden’s Plans

Crises tend to be distracting.

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Another Aspect Of The Trial Tax

Some of the other costs that come with exercising a constitutional right

Has Trump Finally Gone Too Far?

Republicans are aghast that he’s abandoned his principles.