No Big Lie in 2022?

Even the 2020 election deniers are conceding close elections in the midterms.

Murdoch Gunning for Trump

The New York Post and Wall Street Journal are blasting the losing loser.

Pelosi Attack a Turning Point?

What will it take to end the cycle of violence?

Apple Not Happy About USB C Mandate

The company is begrudgingly complying with the EU’s requirement.

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Economists Expect Recession Created By Economists

The Fed is expected to stall the economy to fight inflation.

A Spotify for News

Publishers and consumers want very different business models.

Mikhail Gorbachev, 1931-2022

The last Soviet leader is gone at 91.

Private vs Public Opinion

What we believe and what we say we believe are often not the same.

[Updated x 2] The Latest On The Trump Document Investigation

Running down the latest “known knowns” with just a bit of analysis

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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.

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Justice Department Calls Trump’s Bluff

This is as close as we get to Garland saying “Eff around, find out!”

SCOTUS Strikes Down NY Gun Law

The 6-3 ruling broke down on predictable lines.

Summer Travel Blues

Four dollars and change at the pump.
The cost of livin’s high and goin’ up.

Princeton Fires Creepy, Lying Professor Who Happened to be Conservative

There’s much more to the story than meets the eye.

Biden: America Will Defend Taiwan

The President continues his recent penchant for saying the quiet part out loud.

Ukraine War Adding to Global Food Insecurity

Supply chain disruptions are contributing to crisis for 300 million people.

Crypto Crash

The bubble may have burst.

Protesting at Officials’ Homes

Is harassing judges, mayors, Senators, and the like in their private lives just free speech?

Macron Wins Re-Election

The boring moderate beat the neo-Nazi with 58% of the vote.

EU Tries to Regulate Social Media

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

Trump Judge Tosses Airline Mask Mandate

The Biden administration’s mandate has been lifted immediately.

NATO Has Been Training Ukrainian Forces for Years

A fascinating report from the WSJ.

Want a Cheap, Disposable Razor?

Strapped for cash? Environmentally conscious?

Russia’s Brain Drain

Intellectuals are fleeing as Soviet-style censorship returns.

Republican-led States Testing Abortion Limits

Oklahoma’s near-total ban is part of a larger trend.

Russia’s War Crimes

Evidence of mass atrocities across Ukraine continues to mount.

Ukraine War Widens

The invasion has led to a series of proxy wars.

Yet More Ukraine Peace Talks

Bargaining continues amidst poisoning and mass killing.

Marine Force Design Has Been Debated

The service is taking a big risk but not without much discussion.

Biden Pleads for Regime Change in Russia

The President commits a Kinsley gaffe.

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The End of Passwords?

One of the great annoyances of the Internet is slowly going away.

Madeleine Albright, 1937-2022

A trailblazing diplomat has died at 84.

Zelensky’s Plea for Help

Ukraine’s leader wants more help than he’s going to get.

Iranian Missiles Hit Near US Consulate in Iraq

No casualties, American or otherwise, have been reported.

Obligatory Daylight Saving Time Whinging

It’s that, er, time again.

America’s Four Parties

Neither the Democrats nor the Republicans truly represent most Americans. Fixing that is exceedingly unlikely.

Putin Threatens Ukrainian Statehood

A remarkable display of blaming the victim (by the victimizer).

Jan 6 Committee Alleges Trump Criminal Conspiracy

The former President should have known that his claims of election fraud were baseless.

Putin Getting Desperate?

The Russian leader is isolated and under tremendous pressure.

CDC Relaxes Mask Requirements (Again)

Most of us have suddenly gone from High to Low risk communities.

Do We Need a Fourth Covid Shot?

The reports are conflicting but I’d bet on Yes.

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Trump Had Classified Docs at Mar-a-Lago

Because of course he did.

US Inflation at 40-Year High

Can the Misery Index be far behind?

A Modest Step on Voting Integrity

It’s Manchin-approved.

Raid on Terrorist Leader Kills More Civilians

The American way of war kills a lot of noncombatants.

Terry Teachout, 1956-2022

The longtime drama critic and blogger is gone at 65.

Stupid 2024 Fantasies II

Hillary Clinton edition.

The Dreaded Green Bubble

Apple’s iMessages and teen chic.