Concerned that Americans might not fully grasp the relationship between Trump and mainstream conservatism, a group of Trumpists deployed a massive golden idol to the Conservative Political Action Conference, which … Continue Reading Republicans deploy heavy-handed metaphor to explain Trump relationship
Joseph R. Biden Jr. became the forty-sixth President of the United States on January 20, 2021. It has been, give or take a day, one month since then, and if … Continue Reading Joe Biden’s lousy first month
The United States Senate, in its infinite wisdom, says Donald Trump is not guilty of inciting a riot in January on the grounds that although he absolutely did do that … Continue Reading Trump probably won’t run in 2024, but that doesn’t mean Senate Republicans were right to acquit him
At the end of January, someone lied to you and you believed it. I could just leave it at that. People lie pretty frequently, usually about mundane things. But I’ve … Continue Reading Oops, you believed the Subway story
Biden wants bipartisan action on student loan debt. But even some moderate Dems say it’s time to be bold.
Charles Schumer, New York’s senior senator and the current Majority Leader, is not exactly what you would call a leftist agitator. Not in good faith, anyway. Schumer is a liberal, … Continue Reading Biden wants bipartisan action on student loan debt. But even some moderate Dems say it’s time to be bold.
There have been a lot of memes circulating since the WallStreetBets reddit began its Wall Street rampage last week. Most of those memes focus on how redditors are some kind … Continue Reading No one is scared of reddit investors
In the aftermath of World War II, the victorious Allies faced a daunting task. Not only had the war had a devastating impact on Germany’s industrial and economic might – … Continue Reading Deqification
If you were to make a list of the accomplishments of the Trump administration, although it might not be long, it would include many of the things that Donald Trump … Continue Reading Nearly every Trump accomplishment collapsed in the first day of the Biden administration
The internet got a little jolt of joy when the news broke late Friday that the National Rifle Association is filing for bankruptcy. Liberals celebrated what appeared to be the … Continue Reading The NRA isn’t out of money, it’s using bankruptcy to escape accountability
Congressional Republicans are trying to stop the body from certifying Joe Biden as the winner of the presidential election. Congress makes this certification on January 6 and by all accounts … Continue Reading Here are all the times previously that Congress has gotten involved in a presidential election
President Trump signed, late Sunday, an omnibus appropriations bill in which he did not get a single thing he wanted. He demanded changes to the bill – upping stimulus payments … Continue Reading The World’s Greatest Negotiator has obtained nothing
Congress has this fondness for consolidated bills. If Senator Armsmoney (R-US) going to vote for some Democratic priority like expanding school lunches, it’s a lot easier to stomach that vote … Continue Reading No, that’s not in the COVID bill
After months of kicking the ball aimlessly around the field, Congress finally scored a goal late Sunday when it reached a compromise $900 billion COVID-19 relief deal. That same day, … Continue Reading The end-of-the-year COVID relief bill, explained
On Patreon, we ask supporters to occasionally toss questions over to us that they want answered that are a little bit harder to get an answer to than something you … Continue Reading You Asked: Why are red states red and blue states blue?
Back on Thursday – if you can remember back that far – Time magazine named Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as its “Person of the Year.” This surprised no one, … Continue Reading Joe Biden isn’t the person of the year – but ‘Time’ is trapped in a loop
Surprise: Trump supporters are threatening acts of terrorism to overthrow American democracy, who saw that coming?
On Friday, the Supreme Court soundly rejected an attempt by the State of Texas to challenge the election results in four states. The whole thing was blatantly unconstitutional, as the … Continue Reading Surprise: Trump supporters are threatening acts of terrorism to overthrow American democracy, who saw that coming?