Trump Backs Down, Signs Relief Bill

His tantrum stopped checks over the weekend but Congress called his bluff.

Wonder Woman 1984

A very low-spoilers review.

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

Trump’s Final Meltdown

The President of the United States is an existential threat to the Republic.

Kemp Feels the Wrath of Trumpism

The Georgia governor and his family are under attack because he did his job.

Violence after DC ‘Stop the Steal’ Rally

Peaceful protests were once again followed by nighttime clashes.

Dianne Feinstein’s Declining Mental Health

A sad and disturbing report from a reliable source.

The Irresponsibility of Giuliani

Masklessly criss-crossing the country.

The Scouring Of The Shire

Saruman’s rigid arrogance ultimately made him pathetic. Sound familiar?

More Nonsense About the Election

A shadowy flight into the realm of evidence that does not exist.

The Fascism Is Here To Stay

While the authoritarian threat recedes, the fascist threat remains.

Former Right-Wing Media Star Turns Against Right-Wing Media

So, it turns out that Fox News wasn’t really all that fair or balanced.

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

Gracious concessions are the norm except when they’re not.

Million MAGA March Sparks Violence

The inevitable happened, as extremist organizations descended on DC.

American Gerontocracy II

President-Elect Biden’s Victory Speech

“Now this campaign is over, what is the will of the people? What is our mandate?”

The Great Disappointment

Trump Yahoos Swarm Biden Bus in Texas

Just when you thought the 2020 campaign couldn’t go any lower.

27 Million Americans Have Already Voted

Election Day is increasingly a myth.

C-SPAN Suspends Scully

It turns out, he wasn’t hacked. (Spoiler: They’re never hacked.)

NY Post Agitprop

Rudy Giuliani and a hack tabloid are trying to revive the Burisma story.

The Proud Boys Heard Trump Loud and Clear

They are standing by as ordered.

Biden Posts Crying Trump Clip

Sigh.

Balko on Breonna Taylor Case

A nuanced take on a complicated set of facts distorted in the public debate.

Justice Department Prosecuting Russian Interference

A pleasant surprise.

Electoral Integrity Concerns, Real and Imagined

What is more concerning, speculation and war games, or the words of POTUS?

Andrew Sullivan’s Complicated Legacy

The one-time wunderkind, blogging pioneer, and same-sex marriage champion is now on the outs.

A Bizarre Convention

The Republicans are putting on quite a show.

Political Culture Eats Institutions For Lunch

Institutional reform is necessary, but we can’t accomplish much in the face of tribalism.

Foreign Interference in the 2020 Elections

The Russians are at it again, with the cooperation of the Trump administration and its enablers.

The Business of the News is Business

“We are a cancer and there is no cure,”

Masks Biggest Factor in US Coronavirus Debacle

We were much slower and have higher non-conformity than countries that have it under control.

I Have Seen the Future of Work and it Sucks

A world in which we’re all contractors is a dystopian utopia.

Non-Violent Protests

At what point does a demonstration become something else?

Federal Agents Using Strong-Arm Tactics in America’s Cities

Portland may be a preview of what’s to come.

Conspiracy Theories Are Not Funny

Conspiracy theories are poisoning the United States. That’s no joke.

Cancelations Are Seldom Permanent

The weirdness of Internet outrage culture.

Trump’s Twitter Tirade

The President of the United States is displeased.

Protestors Getting Hit By Cars

A researcher has documented 66 separate incidents since May 27.

Reaction to Letter on Justice and Open Debate Proves its Point

Free speech is not for everyone.

Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

The Country Music Hall of Famer is gone.

The Cold War Was A Sobering Influence For A Silly People

As scary as the Cold War was, it did reduce the silliness in American politics.

President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump Tweets ‘White Power’ Video

Of course he did.

Mark Zuckerberg Loses $7 Billion

An ad boycott has the Facebook co-founder down to his last $82.3 billion.

Black is Back

The evolution of America’s racial language continues.

Trump Rally Flops Bigly

The President gave a delusional rant to a half-empty stadium thanks to some crazy kids.

Aunt Jemima Has Been Canceled

A brand dating back to 1889 is being retired.

Cancel Cancel Culture

The state of American debate is not strong.