Minority Rule in a Winner-Take-All System

How long can the unsustainable be sustained?

Police Have No Duty to Protect You

“Protect and Serve” is just a slogan, not a guarantee.

Permanent Daylight Saving Time?

We may be on the verge half a century after our last experiment.

Gun-Wielding Lawyers Given Slap on the Wrist

The infamous duo will have to do what they were already supposed to do for a year.

Monday Morning Clearing of the Tab

Items for your consideration.

Bob Dole, 1923-2021

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

Buttigieg and Critical Road Theory

Mayor Pete is being mocked for telling obvious truths.

COVID Overwhelming ICU Beds

It’s happening again. This time, it was easily preventable.

One Child, One Vote

J.D. Vance’s cynical suggestion.

Cleveland Indians Now Cleveland Guardians

It goes into effect next season.

Vaccine Eligibility Floodgates Open Before Supply

Many states are moving to a first come, first served basis for COVID shots.

Are “Liberal” States Shrinking?

Thinking about unsupported narratives and a little bit about data usage.

Cleveland Indians Changing Name

The inevitable only took 105 years.

The Republican Party’s Shame

The Party of Lincoln went over the cliff like lemmings in support. It’s tough to see how they recover.

More Nonsense About the Election

A shadowy flight into the realm of evidence that does not exist.

There Is No Fraud

The President’s claims have no merit.

Not as Bad as We Feared

Revisiting predictions about what would happen if what has happened happened.

Meanwhile, in the Pandemic

It’s getting worse, not better.

Weird Fundraising Appeals

A FiveThirtyEight-inspired message from the Democrats doesn’t compute.

Who’ll Control the Senate?

Forecasters give Democrats better than even odds of a majority.

The Senate’s Rural Skew

Injecting data into the conversation.

President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump’s Free Fall Over?

The President has hit rock bottom.

Kansas Republicans Reject Kobach

An open Senate race is now much more likely to stay Republican.

Democrats Likely to Retake Senate

A hundred days out, a wave election is the best bet.

Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Sentence

A shocking and yet completely unsurprising development.

NFL to Play ‘Black National Anthem’ Before Games

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” will reportedly precede the “Star-Spangled Banner” in the opening week.

Pentagon (Maybe) On Alert to Stabilize Minneapolis

The President has reportedly invoked the Insurrection Act.

Trump Floats National Quarantine, Backs Off

The Constitution in times of extreme crisis.

Rand Paul Tests Positive for COVID-19

The man is a moron.

What if November’s Loser Refuses to Concede?

There’s a very real possibility the legitimacy of the 2020 election will be contested.

Mike Pompeo Decides Against Running For Senate

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has decided against running for Senator Kansas, decision that could force the GOP to defend an otherwise safe seat.

Nikki Haley’s Revisionist History

With her eyes on her political future in a GOP dominated by Trumpism, Nikki Haley is attempting to rewrite the history of one of the most significant events of her time as Governor of South Carolina.

Farm Bailouts

The costs of irresponsible policy.

Mike Pompeo Looks For An Exit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks ready to jump ship in favor of a run for Senate,

Democratic Candidates Criticize Caucuses

Many of the 2020 Democratic candidates for President are arguing that the caucus process itself is unfair and undemocratic. They’re right.

Trump Clears American Soldiers Involved In War Crimes

Against the advice of his top military advisers, President Trump has cleared three American soldiers of war crimes, sending a horrible signal to the world and to the troops in the field.

Washington Nationals Win First World Series

The Washington Nationals won their first World Series in franchise history, and the first for Washington, D.C. since Calvin Coolidge was President.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez To Endorse Sanders

Not surprisingly, AOC is getting behind Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic nomination.

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.

Pursuing Impeachment Is A Moral Imperitive

The time for sitting on the sidelines is over. Donald Trump cannot be allowed to get away with his usurpation of power, his disdain for the law, or his continued policies that have damaged the country.

Yes, Canceling Primaries

This morning it was a question, this afternoon is a done deal in three states.

Canceling Primaries?

Four state GOPs appear poised to cancel their primaries/caucuses.

DNC Blocks Iowa And Nevada From Holding ‘Virtual’ Caucuses

The Democratic National Committee is moving to block efforts by the state parties in Iowa and Nevada to open up the caucus process to more participants, citing security issues.

Appeals Court Rules States Cannot Punish ‘Faithless Electors’

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that states cannot punish electors who fail to follow the will of the majority of voters n their state or state laws purporting to direct how they should vote.

Law & Order: Exterrestrial Unit

We may have the first known case of a crime committed in space.

Fed Chairman Labels Trade War As Source Of Concern, Trump Labels Him An Enemy

President Trump’s hand-picked Federal Reserve Chairman is stating the blindingly obvious about the ongoing trade war, so of course the President labeled him an enemy.

David Koch, Businessman, Political Activist, and Philanthropist, Dead At 79

David Koch, one-half of the Koch Brothers and the head of a wide-ranging business empire who also went on to have a huge impact on politics and cultural philanthropy, has died at the age of 79.

Pressure Continues On Mike Pompeo To Run For Senate In Kansas

Republicans from around the country want Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for Senate in Kansas. Because they’re afraid they can’t win without him.