Senate Passes Bipartisan Gun Bill

The most expansive firearms legislation in decades is likely to become law.

Tucker Carlson White Supremacist Messaging

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

P.J. O’Rourke, 1947-2022

The great conservative humorist is gone at 74.

A Coup Plotted in PowerPoint

They took notes on a criminal fucking conspiracy.

The Narrative of the ‘MSM Narrative’

Journalism is terrible except when compared to the alternatives.

Rolling Stone Implies Congressmen Abetted 6 January Violence

A vague but inflammatory report sheds little light on the situation.

More Tabs to Clear

Tom T. Hall, 1936-2021

The legendary country music singer-songwriter known as “The Storyteller” is gone at 85.

Dusty Hill, 1949-2021

ZZ Top’s longtime bass player is gone.

President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump disembarks Marine One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, and is escorted to Air Force One by U.S. Air Force personnel. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

The Final Weeks of Trump

First whining about losing, now whining about legislation. (And creating chaos along the way).

Justin Townes Earle Dead at 38

The Americana star and son of Steve Earle is gone too soon.

Carl Reiner Dead at 98

A legendary comic is gone.

Cancel Cancel Culture

The state of American debate is not strong.

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John Prine Succumbs to COVID-19

A great songwriter is gone at 73.

Joe Diffie Dead from Coronavirus

The 1990s country star is dead at 61.

DOJ Wants Emergency Powers

How do we balance societal and individual rights during a pandemic?

A Democratic Turnout Problem?

Evidence from the four early states is not looking promising.

Whistleblowers vs Leakers vs Spies

Yes, officials who follow the law are “whistleblowers.”

Ric Ocasek, Cars Frontman, Dead at 75

Another Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is gone.

John Kasich Appears To Rule Out A Primary Challenge Against Trump

John Kasich hasn’t shut the door completely, but recent comments seem to make it clear he’s not likely to take on the President for the Republican nomination.

I.M. Pei, World Renowned Architect, Dies At 102

One of the most well-known architects of the modern era has passed away.

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Politicians Blocking Citizens on Social Media

The Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez edition.

Julián Castro, Looking At Bid For Democratic Nomination In 2020

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro is preparing a run for the White House in 2020.

Memetic Warfare and Stochaistic Terrorism

America’s tradition of unlimited free expression increases the danger of violence.

Aretha Franklin, The Queen Of Soul, Dies At 76

RIP. Queen Of Soul

George Clinton Not a Fan of ‘Cultural Appropriation’ Argument

The funk legend advocates a melting pot approach in a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone.

Tom Petty Died of Accidental Overdose

Last October, legendary rocker Tom Petty died of a heart attack, at the relatively young age of 66. The medical examiner has now attributed this to an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.

Malcolm Young, Legendary Rock Guitarist And AC/DC Co-Founder, Dies At 63

A huge loss for the world of Rock & Roll.

Tom Petty Dead at 66

The band leader of the Heartbreakers and the Traveling Wilburys is gone.

Arpaio in Context

The problematic nature of Arpaio’s tenure goes beyond just his contempt charge.

The Limits of Free Speech

The dangers of the tyranny of the majority have only magnified.

Down the Memory Hole

My apologies to Bob Dreyfuss and Rolling Stone.

Federal Jury Orders Rolling Stone To Pay $3 Million In University Of Virginia Case

A Federal Jury orders Rolling Stone to pay up.

Rolling Stone Loses Defamation Suit In University Of Virginia Rape Case

Journalistic malpractice has real consequences.

Prince Dead At 57

A music legend has passed at far too young an age.

Merle Haggard Dead at 79

A country music legend has passed.

Drug Lord Chic?

David Bowie Dies At 69

David Bowie has passed away at the age of 69 after a long battle with cancer.

Donald Trump’s Nuclear Ignorance

Donald Trump displays some appalling ignorance about an important part of America’s military, but his supporters are unlikely to care.

University Of Virginia Fraternity Files Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone Over Campus Rape Story

Rolling Stone faces yet another legal headache over last year’s story about a campus rape that never took place.

University Of Virginia Dean Files Defamation Suit Against Rolling Stone

The first of what is likely to be many defamation suits related to Rolling Stone’s discredited campus rape story has been filed.

Rolling Stone, Campus Rape, And A Collapse Of Journalistic Ethics

A review of Rolling Stone’s now discredited report of a sexual assault at the University of Virginia reveals a shocking failure of journalistic ethics.

ESPN’s Conflict of Interest

Can ESPN cover sports while partnering with the sports leagues?

Rolling Stone Walks Back Key Allegations Of Campus Rape Expose

An utter journalistic failure from Rolling Stone.