Moving Away From Off-Off Year Elections

Localities are consolidating local elections to coincide with national ones. Some don’t like that.

Red and Blue States Aren’t Permanent

The margins for 2024 are likely to be slim. But that hides a larger story.

Not Both Sides

One of these things is not like the other.

Lessons from the Fetterman Victory?

This kind of “analysis” drives me nuts

Trump Hemmorhaging Donors and Backers

The ship is abandoning the sinking rat.

Democrats’ Chaotic Skullduggery

There was some quiet meddling going on.

Election Denialism did Poorly at the Polls

The “America First” slate of candidates lost all but one contest.

Murdoch Gunning for Trump

The New York Post and Wall Street Journal are blasting the losing loser.

Republican Losers Conceding, Not Rioting

A low bar has been cleared.

Democrats Outperform Expectations

The Needle is Broken

Calcified Democracy

A deep dive into why our politics are so broken.

Congressional Control Still Too Close to Call

We likely won’t know on Election Night.

Pelosi Attack a Turning Point?

What will it take to end the cycle of violence?

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Economists Expect Recession Created By Economists

The Fed is expected to stall the economy to fight inflation.

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Democratic Local News Network

Fifty-plus “local” news outlets are a front for David Brock and company.

Ben Sasse to Leave Senate to Become Florida President

The Nebraska Republican got an offer he can’t refuse.

The Florida Fantasy Meets Hard Reality

How a hideous, diabolical, pestilential, God-abandoned hellhole became our 3rd largest state.

Asking the Wrong Questions

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

Tales from the Campaign Trail

Candidate quality can matter.

Democrats and Meh Voters

For the first time in a long time, Presidential approval numbers and voter preferences aren’t’ aligned.

American Civil War II is Unlikely but Not Impossible

A repeat of 1860 can’t happen. But something even worse could.

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

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

Libraries and Book Banning

How much say should the community have in what’s included?

Democrats Funding MAGA Primary Candidates

Hardball politics or dirty pool?

Democrats Punt on Primary Order

They’re going to wait until after the midterms to decide whether Iowa and New Hampshire stay at the front of the line.

Abortion Laws State by State

Abortion is now illegal or heavily restricted in at least 11 states.

Watergate at 50

Half a century have passed since a botched burglary changed history.

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Why America Can’t Build

Are we too regulated for our own good?

Georgia Subpoenas Conservative Group Over Ballot Harvesting Allegations

Why would a group that claims it has evidence of ballot harvesting refuse to turn it over?

Democrats Prepared for Impending Doom

Party leaders are treating an electoral defeat as inevitable.

Voters in Sour Mood Ahead of Midterms

The polls do not bode well for Democrats.

Whitmer Kidnap ‘Plotters’ Acquitted

A Michigan jury believed the FBI created the crime.

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Life Ain’t Fair, College Edition

The SAT is a poor measure of college aptitude but it’s better than most others.

Coronavirus Relief Funds Diverted to Pet Projects

Because of course it was.

America’s Four Parties

Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans truly represent most Americans. Fixing that is exceedingly unlikely.

The impact of a record: 46% of unemployed U.S. men have criminal convictions

Why clearing criminal records makes economic sense

Washington Commanders

DC’s NFL franchise finally has a new name.

SCOTUS Rejects House Republican Challenge to Proxy Voting

The court wisely deferred to Congress in setting its own rules.

The Dreaded Green Bubble

Apple’s iMessages and teen chic.

If It Was an Insurrection, Why Hasn’t Anyone Been Charged with ‘Insurrection’?

It doesn’t matter what I believe. It only matters what I can prove.

Still no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election

After more than a year and countless investigations into election fraud, the big lie continues to be a big lie

Omicron Now 73% of US COVID Cases [Or Not?]

That didn’t take long.

End of the Week Tabs

Some stories of possible interest.

COVID and Reasonable Risk

A lot of America is simply over the pandemic, even if it isn’t over us.

Bryce Young 1st Alabama Quarterback to Win Heisman Trophy

A historic achievement for the first-year starter.

Trump Leads Biden in Meaningless Poll

We’re three short years from the next election.

Alabama Beats Georgia, Back to Playoff

An epic but improbable win.

Trump, Electoral Fraud Lies, and the Primaries

Our system and the shaping of the GOP’s future.

Gerrymandering State Legislatures

Representatives Choosing Their Voters Rather than Vice Versa, Chapter 412.

Racial Impacts of the Interstate in Montgomery, AL

Another example for the conversation.