Every year, we add a couple new terms to the zeitgeist. In January 2020, we brought both “awesomesauce” and “weak sauce” into the Oxford English Dictionary, which was probably a … Continue Reading The right wants you to think cancel culture is a bigger problem than it is
On Patreon (really, go support us on Patreon), we ask supporters to occasionally toss questions over to us that they want answered that are a little bit harder to get … Continue Reading You Asked: How hard is it to defeat an incumbent in a primary?
Republican candidates, by and large, did not have a great 2020. Georgia ousted its Republican senators, Trump-backed Republicans struggled in moderate Congressional districts, and Trump himself lost the White House. … Continue Reading GOP efforts to stymie voting demonstrate that they know they lost in 2020
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
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
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
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
There’s a possibility that Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff can change the balance of power in the U.S. Senate towards Democrats. The pair are popular, they’re running in the … Continue Reading Trump doesn’t care about other Republicans. Why do they care about him?
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?
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?