Bye, Felicia

The Washington Post has fired a reporter for her rants against colleagues.

Round One in Colombia

The first round produced two very different candidates.

Is this Cancel Culture? (Unicorn Edition)

An irregualr, ongoing series.

NATO Has Been Training Ukrainian Forces for Years

A fascinating report from the WSJ.

Monday Tab Clearing

Stories of note sans write-ups.

Garland Under Pressure to Indict Trump

Democrats want the DOJ to act more quickly.

Ginni Thomas: Boomer with Internet?

Does it matter whether she’s a rube or a mastermind?

Ukraine Invasion Sending History in a New Direction?

The ferocity of the global reaction to Putin’s invasion is stunning.

Biden’s State of the Union Speech

Most people liked it more than I did.

West Accelerates Pressure on Russia

NATO has stepped up in a pleasantly surprising way to resist the Ukraine invasion.

More Rogan (but not Just Rogan)

Musings about US politics and culture.

Manchin Shoots BBB Dead, Dead, Dead

The West Virginia Senator has taken the football from Charlie Brown and gone home.

Election 2021 in Context: Looking at Electorates

The electoral calendar affects who the electorate is.

FDA Approves Pfizer for Kids 5-11

Good news with mixed messaging.

Peter Scolari, 1955-2021

The veteran character actor has died of cancer at 66.

Biden Staffers Fired for Marijuana Use?

Credulous reports notwithstanding, there’s more to the story.

Biden’s Culture War Aggression?!

The hidden wokeness of our new Critical Theory-loving President.

Post Office Can’t Satisfy Christmas Demand

More packages are being mailed than ever and USPS can’t keep up.

UPS ate my Propaganda

The ongoing pathetic attempt to create a scandal around Hunter Biden.

Peek Hack

Up is down. Down is up.

Election 2020 Snapshot

A Blue Wave still looks quite likely.

Nadal’s 20th Grand Slam

The Spaniard continues his quest to be the Greatest of All Time.

Five Weeks Out

Joe Biden’s chances remain extraordinarily good.

Trump Taxes: Corruption and Foreign Influence

The Times investigation sheds more light on what most of us already knew.

Post-Convention Reality Check

We’re winding down to Election Day. Where do we stand?

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Trump Donor Destroying Post Office

The President may be right on voting by mail.

Is Email That Bad?

A new company has reinvented the communication tool that people love to hate.

Podcast Recommendation

“Oh, Hello: the P’dcast”

Anti-Hoarding Measures

A well-intentioned idea that may be out of hand.

Pressuring Venezuela?

In recent weeks the US has ramped-up pressure on Maduro.

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Trump Torn on COVID-19 Measures

The President tweeted, “We cannot let the cure be worse than the problem itself.”

Bloomberg Tweets Doctored Debate Video

Creepy misinformation? Or just lame?

West Point Why We’re Losing Wars Says West Point Prof

A book out today makes an odd case.

Iowa Shifting the Narrative?

The media coverage continues on script.

Democrats Growing Skeptical Of ‘Medicare For All’

Even as candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders continue to base their campaigns on it, Democrats appear to be growing skeptical of ‘Medicare For All.’

Trump Growing More Agitated As Impeachment Inquiry Continues, Reports Say

As the walls close in, the President is growing more agitated.

Shepard Smith Out at Fox [UPDATED]

The longtime anchor is leaving the network, ostensibly at his request.

Understanding Ukraine

Trying to nail down some basics about a very complicated situation.

Pressed By Impeachment, Trump Is Clearly Losing It

The past week has demonstrated more notably than any other that this President is not well.

Democratic Candidates Leading Trump By Huge Margin Among Latino Voters

A new poll finds President Trump trailing his potential Democratic opponents by huge margins among Latino voters.

Steve King Is Low On Money And Out Of Friends

Iowa Congressman Steve King finds himself low on campaign cash and with virtually no support from his party.

Biden Continues To Lead Democratic Field While Warren Slips Into Second

Joe Biden continues to lead the Democratic field but Elizabeth Warren has slipped into second while Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris appear to be slipping.

Joe Biden Being Joe Biden is Hurting Joe Biden

The 76-year-old Democratic frontrunner’s penchant for gaffes is raising questions about his fitness to govern.

Jon Huntsman Resigns As Ambassador To Russia Ahead Of Possible Return To Politics

Jon Huntsman has resigned as Ambassador to Russia ahead of an anticipated bid to return as Utah’s Governor, a position he held 11 years ago.

Virginia Finally Repeals Dumb Happy Hour Restrictions

Virginia has finally repealed a dumb and unconstitutional restriction on how bars could advertise Happy Hours.

Bernie Sanders Hitting A Rough Patch

Bernie Sanders is finding that the 2020 campaign is very different from 2016.