Winnie the Pooh and Bambi Enter Public Domain

But only the original books, not the Disney adaptations.

2022 is a Midterm Year

In case anyone was wondering (and the GOP’s prospects are good).

Carl Reiner Dead at 98

A legendary comic is gone.

Trump Freaks Out Over Latest SNL Cold Open

Saturday Night Live mocked the President’s declaration of a ‘national emergency,” which caused him to lash out on Twitter.

After 20-Year Delay, Works from 1923 Lose Copyright Protection

The damage done for Mickey Mouse in the name of Sony Bono is finally coming to an end.

‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ And ‘Huckleberry Finn’ Banned By Minnesota School District

Two classic pieces of American Literature have been banned from the curriculum in Duluth, Minnesota. This is a mistake.

Mississippi School District Bans ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

The school district in Biloxi, Mississippi has removed ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ from the 8th-grade reading list because it “makes people uncomfortable.”

Supreme Court Quietly Revises Opinions With Little Notice To The Public

The Supreme Court, subject to revision.

Congressional Job Approval Hits Record Low

Once again, pretty much everybody hates Congress. However, it’s unclear if that will matter come Election Day.

Judge: Poker Betting Not Gambling But Game of Skill

A federal judge has ruled that poker is a game of skill and that therefore betting money on it is not gambling.

Why Do We Let Politicians Get Away With Lying?

Lies and misrepresentations in politics seem to be something the American people have come to, if not accept, at least expect.

‘Car Talk’ Duo Retires After 25 Years

Tom and Ray Magliozzi are retiring their “Car Talk” act after 25 years but NPR will keep the show running indefinitely by repackaging old clips.

American Voters Still Schizophrenic When It Comes To Congress

Once again, Americans hate Congress but seem to love their Congressperson.

George Will at 70

George Will reflects on turning 70.

Everybody Hates Congress

Contempt for Congress is an old American tradition. Unfortunately.

Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling Sites

Automated programs are getting very good at poker and are winning large sums on online gambling sites.

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The Moon is Gay

The peculiar habit of some Indo-Europeans of assigning gender to nouns is frustrating and amusing.

You Can’t Make the Government Perfect, But You Can Make It Better

It’s institutions of government – not its size – that matter when it comes to how good a job the government does.

Publisher To Delete “Racially Insensitive” Words From ‘Huckleberry Finn,’ ‘Tom Sawyer’

Just over 100 years after his death, Mark Twain’s two greatest novels are once again the subject of controversy.

Congressional Job Approval Falls To 13%

Americans’ assessment of Congress has hit a new low, with 13% saying they approve of the way Congress is handling its job.

25 Greatest Americans

The competition for 25 Greatest Americans was steep. Only 3/4 of Mount Rushmore made the cut.

Biden Promises November Surprise From Democrats

Vice-President Biden glances into the future and sees a relatively good year for Democrats. Is he right ?

Mark Twain Autobiography Reveals Political Side

Starting in November, we’ll get a look inside the mind of one of America’s most fascinating writers.

“Voting for Sin”

Katrina: The MSM Bites Back!