Michael Flynn Out As National Security Adviser

An unsurprising ‘resignation’ from the shortest-serving National Security Adviser in history.

Trump Advisor: There’s No Such Thing as Judicial Supremacy

Stephen Miller said something very stupid on “Meet The Press” this morning.

Super Bowl Viewership Dips Slightly For Second Straight Year

There were 111.3 million people tuned into the Super Bowl on Sunday, slightly lower than last year.

A Super Bowl For The Ages

If you changed the channel after the third quarter, you missed what ended up becoming a game for the ages.

Super Bowl Commercial Prices Hit $5,000,000 For 30 Seconds Of Ad Time

A Super Bowl ad will cost you a cool $5,000,000 for thirty seconds.

Television Icon Mary Tyler Moore Dies At 80

Another television icon has passed away.

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Trump Administration Spends First Day Lying About Crowd Size And Attacking Reporters

The first full day of Donald Trump’s Presidency consisted largely of obsessions with irrelevant facts and outright lies.

Women’s March Draws Record Crowds: So Now What?

A movement motivated by hurt and fear turned into a political force eight years ago. Can another follow suit?

Donald Trump Is President, America Will Survive This

While vigilance is called for, America will survive Donald Trump just as it has survived everything else we’ve faced since the nation’s founding.

Eugene Cernan, Last Man To Walk On The Moon, Dies At 82

One of the few members of a small fraternity of heroes has passed away.

Ringling Brothers Circus To Shut Down After 146 Years In Business

A long-standing staple of American culture will soon be no more.

Norway Begins Getting Rid Of FM Radio

Norway is switching from FM Radio to digital broadcasting. A similar transition in the United States seems unlikely for the time being.

Carrie Fisher Dies At 60

Rest in Peace, Princess. May the Force be with you.

Has 2016 Really Been An Unusually Bad Year For Celebrity Deaths?

It seems as though 2016 has taken many more celebrities lives than past years.

Youth, Women, and Bias in the Ideas Industry

It’s not all peaches and cream for pretty young women.

Russian Ambassador To Turkey Assassinated In Ankara

The situation in the Middle East just potentially became much more complicated.

What To Expect Today From The Electoral College

Beginning late this morning, the Electors in each of the states will meet to carry out their Constitutional function. Despite the drama accompanying this year’s election, there’s likely to be far less drama than some people seem to be hoping for.

North Carolina Legislature Strips Governor’s Office Of Power In Wake Of Democratic Victory

In the wake of the Democratic victory in the North Carolina Governor’s race, the Republican-controlled legislature has stripped the Governor’s office of significant power.

Why Did Clinton Lose The Election? Perhaps The Blame Lies With Her Own Campaign

Hillary Clinton’s national campaign wasn’t nearly as well-organized as we’d been led to believe.

CIA Report: Russia Acted To Help Trump Win The Election

New information raises serious questions about the integrity of the 2016 elections, and about Donald Trump and his supporters.

Trump To Remain Executive Producer Of ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ After Becoming President

Another conflict of interest for President-Elect Trump.

South Korean Parliament Impeaches President

Political upheaval for an important Asian ally.

John Glenn, First American To Orbit Earth, Dies At 95

Godspeed, John Glenn.

Donald Trump Is Time’s ‘Person Of The Year’

In the end, there was no other logical choice.

Jon Huntsman For Secretary Of State?

Another name may be on the short list for Secretary of State.

Donald Trump Opposes Flag Burning, Supports Burning The Constitution

Donald Trump resurrects an old debate and desecrates the Constitution in the process.

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Trump’s Tweet on “Illegal Voting” Encapsulates Serious Problems

Those who voted for him thinking he would be guided or controlled by more sober individuals or that he would start acting presidential once elected: you were wrong.

Donald Trump Falsely Claims He Won The Electoral Vote By A Landslide

Donald Trump claims he won an Electoral College landslide. This is a bald-faced lie.

Donald Trump Claims ‘Illegal Voting’ In Three States He Lost

Now Donald Trump is alleging that the 2016 Election was tainted by ‘illegal voting,’ even though he won!

Dylann Roof Ruled Competent To Stand Trial

Now, the road to trial will move forward.

Fidel Castro Dead At 90

One of the Cold War era’s last dictators has finally died.

Florence Henderson, Iconic Television Mom, Dies At 82

Rest In Peace, Mrs. Brady.

Gratitude for the Art of Losing Graciously

Democracy produces good rulers, right?  Sometimes.  What good democracies actually produce best is good losers. Let us then be grateful for gracious losers, for our losers no less than our winners carry forward the American experiment in self-rule.  

Trump, Hamilton, and the Presidency

If one believes the electoral college is awesome, one cannot make an argument from the position of “the wisdom of the Founders” nor from a viewpoint based on original intent.

Retired General Michael Flynn Tapped For Trump’s National Security Adviser

A controversial retired General has been tapped to be President-Elect Trump’s top White House foreign policy voice.

Leonard Cohen, Legendary Singer, Songwriter, And Poet, Dead At 82

Another great loss for music in what has been a difficult year.

Trump And Obama Continue A Long And Important Tradition

Despite resentments, power will transition peacefully from President Obama to President Trump. We should be thankful for that rather than protesting it.

Donald Trump Defies Pollsters, Pundits, And The Odds To Become 45th U.S. President

Defying the odds and the polls, Donald Trump triumphed over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of the United States.

A Final Look At The Polls

With just one day to go, Clinton’s paths to victory continue to look far more realistic than Donald Trump’s.