Ukraine Invasion Sending History in a New Direction?

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

Biden ‘Leading from Behind’ on Ukraine

The American President is once again leading the free world.

It’s Like 1939, But Better In Some Ways, And Also Worse

The military threat is smaller, but the political one is bigger.

Russia Really Invades Ukraine

Putin’s forces are in Kyiv.

Ukraine: Advantage Putin? Advantage NATO?

Expert opinion on the standoff differs sharply.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Breaking: Country Polarized

And Biden approval down.

Betty White, 1922-2021

The television star increasingly known for her longevity has passed days shy of her 100th birthday.

Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci participates in a briefing Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chandler West) Chief Medical Advisor to the President Dr. Anthony Fauci participates in a briefing Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chandler West)

The Fauci Who Stole Christmas

You’re a monster, Dr. Grinch, Your heart’s an empty hole.

Peak Fact-Checking?

Not every argument can be tested on a Pinocchio scale.

Bob Dole, 1923-2021

The longtime Senator and Vice Presidential and Presidential nominee is gone at 98.

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The College Admissions Rat Race

An interesting argument, albeit about a tiny and vastly over-discussed segment.

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Infrastructure Bill Passes! Dems in Array?

Three days late, $1.2 billion long.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passing of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

President Charlie Brown

Joe Biden has bet his presidency on a caucus that may simply be irreconcilable.

Colin Powell, 1937-2021

The trailblazing soldier-statesman has died at 84.

Women Likely to be Included in Draft

A long-overdue change appears to be happening.

$4 Trillion for Dignity?

The Democrats are apparently selling their omnibus spending package the wrong way.

Joseph Galloway, 1941-2021

A legendary journalist is gone.

Is Ben Shapiro NPR in Reverse?

Oh, FFS.

President Joe Biden takes notes doing a G7 Leaders’ Virtual Meeting Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in the White House Situation Room. President Joe Biden takes notes doing a G7 Leaders’ Virtual Meeting Friday, Feb. 19, 2021, in the White House Situation Room.

Biden’s ‘Promoting Competition’ Order

The President announced a whopping 72 initiatives to rein in corporate power and lower prices.

Eric Carle, 1929-2021

The author of beloved children’s books is gone at 91.

Social Policy and Freedom

Increases in social benefits can increase freedom.

McConnell’s Statement on Afghanistan

Yes, it’s complicated, but it is also time to stop relying on cliches.

POW/MIA Flag Back Atop White House

Stoking a bizarre fantasy that will not die.

Philip Mountbatten, 1921-2021

Queen Elizabeth’s husband has died two months shy of his 100th birthday.

What is Infrastructure, Anyway?

We can all agree that it’s important but not what it is.

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A W-2 for Business Income

An interesting proposal to improve tax collection.

Yes, Presidential Approval Matters

An explanation to a question you likely weren’t asking.

Bob Dole Has Lung Cancer

The 97-year-old former Senator and Presidential candidate is ill.

US Life Expectancy Declines

Another empirical indication of the toll of the pandemic.

Still the Party of Trump

The disgraced loser remains as popular as ever with his base.

George Shultz, 1920-2021

The longtime public servant has died, aged 100.

Trump Impeached Once More with Feeling

The 45th President will go down in infamy, setting a record that’s unlikely to be broken.

The SolarWinds Attack

Our enemies are getting more brazen and sophisticated in their cyber warfare.

Chuck Yeager Dead at 97

An American hero is gone.

Party of Grievance

Not of governance.

The Slow Rollout of Pinks and Greens

The Army is finally getting its World War II uniforms, one base at a time.

Majority of Under-30 Adults Live with Parents

Already-high rates have been exacerbated by the pandemic.

Trump Saves ‘Stars and Stripes’

The venerable military newspaper lives to print another day.

Trump’s Bizarre, Anti-Veteran Rant

The Toddler-in-Chief strikes again.

Disdain for the Less-Educated?

Is shunning those without college degrees the last acceptable prejudice?

Considering US Attitudes toward Latin America

Pondering lack of US interest in our friends to the south.

Brent Scowcroft, 1925-2020

The National Security Advisor to Presidents Ford and GHW Bush has died.

Rose Parade, Virginia Football Canceled

Despite hope for a vaccine, officials are canceling large events months in advance.

Fascism Is A Nationalist Aesthetic Movement

Fascism is less about real politics, which is what makes it terrifying.

Carl Reiner Dead at 98

A legendary comic is gone.

Man Whose Twin Brother Died from Spanish Flu Dies from COVID-19

A seemingly impossible coincidence.

President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during the coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks) President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during the coronavirus (COVID-19) update briefing Sunday, March 22, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Trump Torn on COVID-19 Measures

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

Chris Matthews Retires

The longtime talking head is the latest poster boy for #MeToo. And mandatory retirement.

Presidential Generations

We’re going to make history one way or another in November.