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.


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.

Clinton Lawyer Acquitted in RussiaGate Case

What does it all mean? It depends on who you ask.

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

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

Disinformation Governance Board Killed by Disinformation Campaign

The combination of a horrendous rollout and a social media onslaught was disastrous.

Mass Shootings, Ideology, and Mental Illness

We know a lot less about the motives of spree killers than the public discourse suggests.

Tucker Carlson White Supremacist Messaging

The face of Fox News is not the bow-tied buffoon from his “Crossfire” days.

EU Tries to Regulate Social Media

Brussels has gotten ahead of Washington in regulating mostly American-based Internet companies.

Tucker Carlson’s Testicles

The craziest damn thing you’ve ever heard of or a secret message to the crazies?

NATO’s Role in Setting Ukraine War Peace Conditions

Western powers may be at odds with the people doing the fighting and dying.

Removing Russia from UN Security Council

It would be fitting but, alas, won’t happen.

Democratic Backsliding and the American Right

The only way to save our freedom is to destroy it.

Biden Pleads for Regime Change in Russia

The President commits a Kinsley gaffe.

A Key Aspect of the Ginni Thomas Story

Beyond who her spouse is, the texts to Meadows reveal a deeply concerning situation.

More on the Bioweapons Claim

The BBC checks the facts.

The Propagandists Among Us

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

Is Putin “Irrational”?

Addressing an analytical pet peeve (and, more importantly, correcting a mistake).