Biden and bin Salman

An embarrassing photo demonstrates the perils of leading the free world.

A Fascistic and Authoritarian Response

Donald Trump and friends speak to the NRA.

Removing Russia from UN Security Council

It would be fitting but, alas, won’t happen.

Trump Had Classified Docs at Mar-a-Lago

Because of course he did.

Warren’s Argument for Court Packing

It’s not compelling.

Infrastructure Politics

Politicians gonna politician, but still…

Mort Sahl, 1927-2021

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

Republicans Playing Chicken with Debt Ceiling. Again.

They shall not submit to blackmail!

US-France Submarine Contretemps

American cheese will henceforth be known as liberté cheese. And not because of the metric system.

Tom T. Hall, 1936-2021

The legendary country music singer-songwriter known as “The Storyteller” is gone at 85.

Voting is Too Hard

It’s not just Red states that put up too many barriers.

A Specious Comparison of Voting Rules

No, Colorado’s voting regulations are not roughly the same as Georgia’s.

Hypocrisy, Thy Name is McConnell

Another entry in the “stunning, but not surprising” category of political observations.

Yale Fires Prof for Trump Mental Health ‘Diagnoses’

What at first blush appears a case of hypocrisy and cancel culture is a violation of professional ethics.

Republican Recovery

Further musings on the future of the Grand Old Party.

Emily Murphy’s Plight

Why is making the obvious call so hard for the GSA Administrator?

UPS ate my Propaganda

The ongoing pathetic attempt to create a scandal around Hunter Biden.

They Had the Votes

Disconnected representation in action.

Susan Collins’ Meaningless ‘No’ on Barrett

A desperate re-election gambit that has no impact on the outcome.

Hypocrisy on SCOTUS Confirmations?

An unconvincing attack on the Democratic position.

Harris’ VP Chances

Are “trust issues” in the way?

More Vote for Mail for Me, but not for Thee

This time, the Pences

Transparent Hypocrisy on Mail-in Voting

Hypocrisy, lies, and dangerous rhetoric from Trump and his allies on mail-in voting.

Biden v. Kavanaugh

And a broader discussion of the ongoing Tara Reade story.

Did Taxpayers Spend $3.4 Million for Trump Super Bowl Party?

The real scandal isn’t the price tag but the beneficiary.

Lindsey Graham Faces A Challenge In 2020

Lindsey Graham faces a potentially interesting challenge in his 2020 re-election bid.

You Bet Republicans Would Break The “Garland Rule” To Fill A SCOTUS Seat

Anyone who doubts that Republicans would fill a Supreme Court vacancy in 2020 is being incredibly naive.

NCAA Allows ‘Image and Likeness’ Compensation

Bowing to Immense political pressure to pay college athletes will dramatically change the game.

Republicans Silent On Trump White House’s Use Of Private Communication

The same Republicans who were outraged over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server are silent about the use of private apps by Trump officials.

On Republican Hypocrisy

The impeachment battle on Capitol Hill is revealing a whole lot of Republican hypocrisy.

Federal Budget Deficit Ends Fiscal Year Just Shy Of $1 Trillion

Don’t worry folks, we’ll make it past that mark quite easily over the course of the new Fiscal Year.

Welcome Back To The World Of Trillion-Dollar Deficits

As predicted, the Federal Budget Deficit has crossed the threshold back into the world of trillion-dollar deficits. This is all due to the hypocrisy of Republicans and so-called conservatives.

Elizabeth Warren’s Fundraising Hypocrisy

She decries swanky fundraisers and big money donors while benefiting from both.

Budget Deficit Growing Faster Than Expected, CBO Reports

Thanks for nothing, Republicans.

Trump Doubles Down: Jewish American Democrats Disloyal To Israel

President Trump doubled down on his tirade against Jewish American Democrats from yesterday with some even more offensive comments.

Budget Deficit Sets Another Record Under Trump, Heads Toward $1 Trillion

The Federal Budget Deficit rose 27% in July, putting it on course for the $1 trillion by the end of September.

Donald Trump Is A Congenital Liar, But Will That Matter To Voters?

Donald Trump lies with the ease that the rest of us tie our shoes. Will that fact have an impact on voters?

Trump Condemned ‘The Squad’ For Doing Exactly What He Does

President Trump attacked four Democratic Congresswomen for engaging in exactly the same rhetoric that the President himself has over the years.

Trump And Congress Reach Deal On Budget-Busting Debt Deal

President Trump and the Congressional leadership have reached agreement on a multi-year budget deal that that busts through all remaining controls on spending.

Federal Budget Deficit Near $750 Billion For First Three-Fourths Of Fiscal Year

The Federal Budget Deficit passed the $700 Billion mark with three months still to go in the Fiscal Year.

Biden Exploited Tax Loophole on Book Income

President Obama wanted to end it but his former VP used it to his advantage.

The Least of These

Christian doctrine actually has a lot to say that is of relevance to the border.

Boris Johnson Takes Strong Lead In Fight For Conservative Party Leader

Boris Johnson is one step closer to becoming the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

McConnell Says Senate Would Fill SCOTUS Vacancy In 2020

Mitch McConnell has had an unsurprising change of heart on the issue of Senate consideration of Supreme Court nominees in a Presidential election year.

The Reaction To Justin Amash Reveals Just How Far Gone The GOP Is Today

Justin Amash’s call for impeachment of the President, and the Republican Party’s reaction to it, is telling us a lot about the current state of the GOP.

Bernie Sanders the Millionaire

There are many things to dislike about the Democratic socialist from Vermont. Hypocrisy isn’t among them.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Joins The Democratic Field

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is the latest entrant into the race for the Democratic nomination for President, and the field isn’t done growing.

Biden Calls For End To U.S. Support For War On Yemen

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is calling for an end to American support for the Saudi war on Yemen.

Speaking of Taxes…

Bernie also faces disclosure pressures.