TikTok Ban Close. Is it Constitutional?

The courts would likely allow restricting a Chinese data mining operation popular with American teenagers.

Iran Attacks Israel

Some initial thoughts.

Yay! Information Matters!

You can lead a horse to water, but the trick is the drinking.

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Are Hamas Death Figures Fake?

Damned if I know.

The Outrage Machine

Punditry, complexity, and democracy.

Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Imminent?

The war could be ending soon.

FBI Informant Charged with Lying about Bidens

An unsurprising twist.

Israel-Hamas War’s Massive Destruction

The 21st century’s most brutal conflict and the laws of war.

Trump Calls Political Rivals “Vermin” and Seeks to “Root Out” the “Threat from Within”

Leading candidate for Republican nomination deploys eliminationist rhetoric in Veteran’s Day speech.

Should The Press Pick a Side?

The mainstream media isn’t and shouldn’t become a counterpart to the right-wing infotainment complex.

Trump Meets The Press

It turns out, he wasn’t all that truthful.

Far Right Politics Spreading Across the West

The trend shows no sign of abating.

Indictments Are Hurting Trump

The people want a fast trial and think he’s guilty and should go to jail.

Russia Laundering Propaganda Through Western Media

The US government is fighting back, albeit subtly.

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Why America’s News Networks Are So Bad

It’s Nixon’s fault?

Thinking about the Past

Thoughts after reading Part 2 of the Reuter’s series, “Slavery’s Descendants”

Disinformation and Free Speech

How far should the government be able to go?

Unreality in Russia?

And some cable “news” thoughts.

Barr’s Too Little, Too Late Tour

In truth, not close to enough.

The Good Guys Do Propaganda, Too

Ukraine is heavily censoring foreign media.

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Oath Keepers Founder Sentenced to 18 Years

The stiffest punishment yet for a January 6 seditionist.

Fox News Settles Suit, Will Carry on As Before

A $787.5 million flesh wound.

Saturday Tabs

You know the drill.

Ukraine War Plans Leaked

Russia is circulating doctored versions of plans for a Ukrainian counteroffensive.

Trump Isn’t Magical

The former President gets too much credit for his ability to manipulate news coverage.

Reporter Fired for Calling DeSantis Propaganda ‘Propaganda’

Truth is not an absolute defense against termination.

Risk, Reward, and Statecraft

President Biden’s dangerous gambit seems to have succeeded.

Russia-Ukraine War at One Year

Putin is losing but no one is winning.

“Ukraine Fatigue Resolution”

Another bill doomed to die.

WokeGPT?

The controversial AI has some interesting programming quirks.

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Ukraine War: No End In Sight

Russia is humiliated but not defeated. Ukraine is winning but at a very high price.

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

That time the Nazis made a movie about the Titanic.

Fear and Resentment of a Changing America

A revealing comparison of Republican districts that deny and don’t deny the 2020 outcome.

The ‘Crime of the Century’ Didn’t Happen

Three-and-a-half years and almost 6 million tax dollars have produced nothing.

Nord Stream Pipeline Sabotaged; EU Blames Russia

The CIA warned of his months ago but the Biden administration is being cautious.

QEII and the Empire

How much blame did the 70-year constitutional monarch share?

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Ukraine Counteroffensive Retaking Key Terrain

Russian forces have been forced out of two logistical support hubs.

CNN’s Centrist Gambit

What does objectivity mean in the Trump era?

Another Sane Conservative Pushed Aside

Original blogger AllahPundit is leaving Hot Air after 16 years.

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Inflation Reduction Act Doesn’t Reduce Inflation?!

A bill that was never about the thing it’s called doesn’t do that thing.

Democracy Dies in Dumbness

Paywalls are not our problem.

January 6 and the Collusion Trap

What is the right measure of success for the Committee investigating the Capitol riot?

January 6 Committee Closing in On Trump

New evidence gets us a wee bit closer to a smoking gun.

CNN Boss Eschews ‘Big Lie’ Branding

The new honcho at the original 24 hour news network wants to be more subtle and less alarmest.

Fox Tried to Derail the ‘Big Lie’ Before Going All In

Chris Stirewalt takes a victory lap.

Riot (or Worse) Thwarted in Idaho

A group of extremists are stopped from instigating a riot.

Thoughts on the Hearings

It was far more compelling than expected.

SCOTUS Blocks Texas Social Media Law (for Now)

A slim majority upheld an injunction, kicking the can down the road.