The January 6 Committee’s Audience

It was yuuuge! And nobody saw it!

Unity My Ass

Are you going to believe this index or your own lyin’ eyes?

Speaking of Bad Political Analysis

A recurring genre about presidents.

What Are Police For If They Won’t Risk Their Lives to Save Children?

Despite their military trappings and propaganda, they’re seldom heroes.

January 6 Committee Subpoenas Republican Leaders

An unprecedented manuever in response to unprecedented obstruction.

Loose Lips About Sinking Ships

The Biden Administration is constantly bragging about its actions against Russia. Is that wise?

Plagiarized News Reports

Another journalist has been fired for a cardinal sin.

Ukraine War Ruining Biden’s Plans

Crises tend to be distracting.

Has Trump Finally Gone Too Far?

Republicans are aghast that he’s abandoned his principles.

The Propagandists Among Us

Whether dupes or active participants, the damage is real (and points us back to 2016).

Did Mark Meadows Break Electoral Laws?

It would appear to be the case.

DC Version of Canada Truck Protests a Dud

The plans to replicate the chaos in the Great White North are not coming together.

West Accelerates Pressure on Russia

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

Ukraine Updates

News and commentary of note.

P.J. O’Rourke, 1947-2022

The great conservative humorist is gone at 74.

Ivan Reitman, 1946-2022

The ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Animal House’ producer is gone at 75.

Generals Say Afghan Exit Would Have Been Smoother Had Biden Listened to the Generals

Two unclassified after-action reports shine a new—if one-sided—light on the evacuation.

‘Freedom Convoy’ Not What it Claims to Be

A protest against vaccine mandates is growing with a little help from our adversaries.

The Olympic Spirit and Authoritarian Regimes

There’s no keeping politics out of these Games.

The Children Must Be Protected!

But from what? Comparing two stories from Tennessee that show our society’s contradictory impulses when it comes to “protecting the children.”

Why Are Biden’s Polls So Awful?

A pretty good President has numbers comparable to his historically bad predecessor.

Meat Loaf, 1947-2022

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

Republicans Take Over Virginia

Elections have consequences: Old Dominion Edition

Monday Morning Clearing of the Tab

Items for your consideration.

Sidney Poitier, 1927-2022

A pioneering Black actor is gone at 94.

Betty White, 1922-2021

The television star increasingly known for her longevity has passed days shy of her 100th birthday.

John Madden, 1936-2021

The Hall of Fame coach and legendary broadcaster is dead at 85.

End of the Week Tabs

Some stories of possible interest.

Trump, Electoral Fraud Lies, and the Primaries

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

ODU Prof Out After Minor-Attracted People’ Backlash

Academic freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.

Jacob Chansley Sentenced to 41 Months for Capitol Riot

The erstwhile QAnon Shaman will spend another three-and-a-half years in jail.

The Narrative of the ‘MSM Narrative’

Journalism is terrible except when compared to the alternatives.

Irrelevant Republicans Being Ignored!

The liberal media is giving all their attention to the tax and spend Democrats!

ESPN, Jock Culture, and Jon Gruden

Is the Worldwide Leader responsible oblivious to bigotry?

Congress Seeks to Stop Congress From Shutting Down Government

A recurring farce that does real damage.

Law & Order Being Revived

Eleven years after it was canceled, the police procedural is being brought back for a 21st season.

Dems in Disarray, Deal Doubtful

The internecine fight over the budget is coming to a head.

US-France Submarine Contretemps

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

Norm Macdonald, 1959-2021

The SNL comic has died of cancer at 61.

Willard Scott, 1934-2021

America’s weatherman is gone. Sadly, he did not make it to 100.

Afghan Airlift Tradeoffs

Humanitarian instincts rightly trumped security concerns.

Could America’s Next Election be Stolen?

Some Democratic election observers think so.

Retail Employees as Vaccine Police

The new CDC guidelines raise some serious questions.

The Arizona Audit

The latest front on the war on truth.

President Joe Biden participates in a virtual call with the NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission team members Thursday, March 4, 2021, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. President Joe Biden participates in a virtual call with the NASA Mars 2020 Perseverance Mission team members Thursday, March 4, 2021, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

Biden’s First 100 Days

A laser focus on the pandemic and economic insecurity has him in good shape at the traditional check-in point.

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Concerns

CDC and FDA have recommended a pause after one in a million issues with blood clotting.

One More about GA’s SB202

And, really, all of this current wave of election legislation.

G. Gordon Liddy, 1930-2021

The Watergate conspirator, author, and talk show host was 90.