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
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?
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?
The Trump administration has made some slight changes to the citizenship test administered as part of the naturalization process. In the original test, there are 100 possible questions and you, … Continue Reading Let’s see how the new citizenship test looks
Faced with rising COVID-19 cases, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted at the end of November to prohibit outdoor dining countywide. The ban goes much further than nearly … Continue Reading Why do Democratic leaders keep ignoring their own COVID-19 rules?
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: How hard is it to commit voter fraud?
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Another Pyramid contributor challenged me to a simple contest: predict the outcome of today’s election and whoever is closest gets, you know, the honor of being closest. While he took … Continue Reading There’s a chance we look back on this and laugh, right?
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: Was Willy Wonka’s “Golden Ticket” scheme a big moneymaker?
Aneri Pattani September 29, 2020 For a term that’s at least 100 years old, “herd immunity” has gained new life in 2020. It starred in many headlines last month, when … Continue Reading Corralling the Facts on Herd Immunity
Whether you want to call September 29, 2008, the “beginning” of the recession probably depends on the kind of economist you are (or aren’t). By today, both Lehman Brothers and … Continue Reading Today in History: the Beginning of the 2008 Recession
Laura UngarSeptember 25, 2020 Matthew Fentress was just 25 when he passed out while stuffing cannolis as a cook for a senior living community six years ago. Doctors diagnosed him … Continue Reading Heartbreaking Bills, Lawsuit and Bankruptcy — Even With Insurance
To compete in the heavy world of fast-food, each restaurant – if I may be so bold as to call them that – has a “thing.” Wendy’s is all about … Continue Reading Spicy McNuggets and the long-term survival of McDonaldland
by Miranda Green When the first fire of the season broke out on the Hoopa Valley Reservation in Northern California in July, Greg Moon faced a dilemma. As Hoopa’s fire … Continue Reading Native Americans Feel Double Pain of COVID and Fires ‘Gobbling Up the Ground’