Netanyahu Returns as Israel’s Premier

The corrupt leader is back for a sixth term.

Idiots Sue Italian Company Selling in USA for Manufacturing in USA

Another frivolous suit making a mockery of the American tort system.

Voting Alone is Not Democracy

Putin provides an example for a Politics 101 class.

Italy Expected to Elect Post-Fascist Premier

Democratic backsliding appears to be spreading to another European country.

Fear of a White Scholar

President Biden had a meeting with some historians. The horrors.

A Fascistic and Authoritarian Response

Donald Trump and friends speak to the NRA.

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Q&A Time

Hopefully answering a reader question (but probably just making it all worse).

Depending on the Kindness of Strangers

Has the Internet made us more selfish?

West Accelerates Pressure on Russia

NATO has stepped up in a pleasantly surprising way to resist the Ukraine invasion.

Hitting Russia Where It Hurts

Sanctions are already taking a toll. But the West could do more if it had the will.

Putin Invades Ukraine in Defiance of West

The much-anticipated escalation has happened. Now to see how the United States and its allies respond.

From the “You Can’t Make this Stuff Up” File

Drug smuggling edition.

Meat Loaf, 1947-2022

The singer and actor, born Marvin Lee Aday, is gone at 74.

Peak Fact-Checking?

Not every argument can be tested on a Pinocchio scale.

Bob Dole, 1923-2021

The longtime Senator and Vice Presidential and Presidential nominee is gone at 98.

Saving American Democracy

The Politician’s Syllogism rears its ugly head.

France Increases Vaccinations

And so general discussion of vaccine passports and requirements in the US.

G-7 Approves Corporate Tax Floor

A major first step to solving a longstanding global issue.

Marvelous Marvin Hagler, 1954-2021

An all-time boxing legend is gone.

Texas Ends COVID Restrictions

The Lone Star State is celebrating its independence in a big way.

Bob Dole Has Lung Cancer

The 97-year-old former Senator and Presidential candidate is ill.

The Arab Spring at 10

Tunisia is freer but poorer than it was before Mohamed Bouazizi’s desperate act.

Sweden, Sweden, Sweden!

The data on Sweden and Covid-19 don’t fit the media narrative.

The Pandemic Continues

Reminders from a perusal of the news.

Mob Tears Down Baltimore Columbus Statue

A controversial monument in Little Italy has been destroyed.

U.S. Declared COVID Victory Too Soon

Europe has the disease under control while it’s still spreading like wildfire here.

Trump and the F-word

Not that one. The other one.

Sweden No-Lockdown Plan a Mistake

The architect of the plan admits he was wrong.

What We Don’t Know About COVID-19

Two new studies bring more questions than answers.

Sweden’s COVID Response: So Far, Not Good

Vastly more people died than needed to and the economy still crashed.

Working Longer During the Pandemic

Contrary to some expectations, Americans are logging three extra hours of work a day.

100,000 Dead From COVID-19

A grim milestone.

New York Has More COVID-19 Cases Than Italy

A startling statistic.

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NSC Sounded Coronavirus Alarm But Was Ignored

Political considerations overruled warnings from national security and health professionals.

Trump Floats National Quarantine, Backs Off

The Constitution in times of extreme crisis.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick of Texas and the Elderly

On Tucker last night, Patrick made an odd appeal (to be kind).

Liberty Set to Welcome Back 5000 Students

The university is welcoming students back to campus, even as classes are going online.

US Regulations Slowed Coronavirus Testing

Why South Korea is so far ahead of us in fighting COVID-19.

Podcast Recommendation

“The Daily” on Covid-19 and Italy.

There’s No Generational War Brewing Over Coronavirus

Young people acting selfishly is a fact of life.

Not Taking Social Distancing Seriously Enough

Too many people still don’t understand the idea behind ‘flattening the curve.’ That includes our President.

SXSW Latest Victim of Coronavirus

Conferences, sporting events, and even school has been canceled to avoid spreading the pandemic.

No, Mr. President, COVID-19 isn’t a Democratic Hoax

Donald Trump is once again trying to deflect reality.

Israel Headed To Third Election In A Year

Having failed to form governments after two successive elections, Israel is headed for a third election inside of a year.

Saudi Air Force Trainee Kills Three At Florida Naval Base

Questions linger after a shooting leaves three people and the shooter dead in an incident at one of the nation’s largest Naval facilities.

Country First, Or Trump First? Republicans Face A Choice.

Republicans face a choice. Do they put their country first, or do they put their President first?

Trump Now Asking China To Investigate Joe Biden

Donald Trump is now committing his crimes in public.

Trump Continues To Use The Presidency To Enrich Himself And His Family

For Donald Trump, the Presidency has been nothing but a get richer quick scam.

Federal Reserve Sees Big (Negative) Impact On Economy From Trump’s Trade War

The latest Federal Reserve report on the economy shows Trump’s trade policies are having an increasingly negative impact.