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Cui Bono?

We live in a bizarre timeline.

Abortion Laws State by State

Abortion is now illegal or heavily restricted in at least 11 states.

Antiquated Laws Restored in Wake of Roe Reversal

Wisconsin’s 1849 abortion ban may or may not be back in effect.

An Example of Poor Messaging

Sometimes politicians definitely say the wrong thing.

Georgia Subpoenas Conservative Group Over Ballot Harvesting Allegations

Why would a group that claims it has evidence of ballot harvesting refuse to turn it over?

Descending into the Particulars of Cancel Culture

Generalities about an elusive and controversial phenomenon are unhelpful.

Banning ‘Insurrectionists’ Redux

Lawyers in North Carolina are trying to get a Congressman off the ballot.

Kyle Rittenhouse Wants His Gun Back

The Kenosha Police Department is still holding his weapon, clothing, and other property for no apparent reason.

The Disqualification Clause and January 6

A provision of the 14th Amendment to keep Civil War generals out of office is back in play.

January 6th Yeah But-ism

Yes the riots were a disgrace but the Democrats . . . .

Still no evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election

After more than a year and countless investigations into election fraud, the big lie continues to be a big lie

Single-Seat Districts are a Huge Problem

Politicians controlling lines control voters (instead of voters controlling politicians).

Trump Leads Biden in Meaningless Poll

We’re three short years from the next election.

Gerrymandering State Legislatures

Representatives Choosing Their Voters Rather than Vice Versa, Chapter 412.

Gun Control is Jim Crow protester Gun Control is Jim Crow protester

Tribal Lenses and Criminal Justice

Our reactions to recent murder trials tells us a lot about our divided country.

Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

A just verdict—but just a verdict.

Waukesha Christmas Parade Massacre

A serial criminal murdered five and injured dozens.

Rittenhouse, Competence, and Crusade

A contrast in styles.

Rittenhouse Takes: Good, Bad, and Ugly

The reactions to a verdict that were predictable (indeed, predicted) are over the top.

Kyle Rittenhouse Acquitted on All Counts

The expected has occurred.

The Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Judge

He’s controversial but consistent.

Kyle Rittenhouse Judge Allows Those He Killed to be Called ‘Rioters’ Not ‘Victims’

Pretrial rulings strengthen his self-defense claims.

The Collegiate Gender Gap

Women are increasingly dominating American higher education.

Afghan Airlift Tradeoffs

Humanitarian instincts rightly trumped security concerns.

One Child, One Vote

J.D. Vance’s cynical suggestion.

Yet Again, Vanishingly Little Evidence of Voter Fraud

What’s smaller than minuscule?

Could America’s Next Election be Stolen?

Some Democratic election observers think so.

Virginia’s Weird Politics

The Commonwealth is much more diverse than national election returns might indicate.

Capitol Riots Caused $1.5 Million Damage

Prosecutors want rioters to pay for it.

The Joys of Decennial Redistricting

Quite a number of Democratic Congressmen are thinking about seeking a new job.

One More Court Loss for Team Trump

Yet another SCOTUS rejection.

Stop Blaming the Framers for Everything

America’s institutions are undemocratic but only some of them are a product of the Constitution.

Ousting Trump Early Incredibly Unlikely

The President of the United States is a national security threat. Can we get rid of him now?

COVID Has Killed 1 in 1000 Americans

As we approach the new year, the virus is at its peak.

The Next Attempt to Subvert

January 6th, when the electoral votes are counted.

Another Court Loss for Team Trump

Approaching 60 losses in court.

Charley Pride Dead at 87

A country music legend is yet another victim of COVID.

Reforming the EC is not the Same as Overturning it

Wherein I respond to a ridiculous comparison.

The Court Failures Continue to Mount

Almost 50 losses in four weeks,. Impressive.

More Nonsense About the Election

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

Recount Protip

Team Trump and the WI recount.

Cracks in America’s Election System?

Was Trump’s attempt to overturn the outcome a one-off or a sign of things to come?

More on Alternative Electors

More on why it isn’t going to happen.

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

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

Team Trump Struggles in Court

It is one failure after another.

Good News on the EC Front

GOP leaders in key states signal no EC shenanigans.

Why the Polls Were Wrong

A myriad of possible explanations.