Miles Taylor, chief of staff to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, was the author of “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration,” a 2018 New … Continue Reading It Isn’t Just Trump’s Behavior
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?
Yesterday was a milestone in our long national nightmare: the last debate of the 2020 election cycle! Well, unless we really are in a time loop. As FiveThirtyEight points out, … Continue Reading Last, and Also Least
Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News If Joe Biden wins the presidency in November, health is likely to play a high-profile role in his agenda. Just probably not in the way … Continue Reading Biden’s Big Health Agenda Won’t Be Easy to Achieve
Katheryn Houghton and Matt Volz October 21, 2020 Just 15 days ahead of the election, Montana Lt. Gov. Mike Cooney laid out his ideas on how he’d handle the COVID-19 … Continue Reading Despite Pandemic Threat, Gubernatorial Hopefuls Avoid COVID Nitty-Gritty
Well, just as I suspected, there was no presidential debate this week. After Trump tested positive for COVID, Biden refused to participate in the next debate, which was to be … Continue Reading The Debates Are Better When They Aren’t Debates
Twice so far this election, conservative media outlets – chiefly Fox News and the New York Post – have tried to jolt the struggling Trump campaign with an October Surprise. … Continue Reading Brennan and Biden “scandals” show the gulf between conservative media and the world
“Epic Games and Apple are at liberty to litigate this action for the future of the digital frontier, but their dispute should not create havoc to bystanders. Thus, the public … Continue Reading Epic at the gates
By Emmarie Huetteman October 12, 2020 The week that Iowa reported its 90,000th confirmed case of COVID-19, Sen. Joni Ernst sat behind a plexiglass partition and told a debate audience … Continue Reading With Senate Control at Stake, Trump and COVID Haunt Ernst’s Fight to Keep Her Seat
You don’t have to look hard to find merchandise you can buy and wear to show your support for Donald Trump’s re-election. Hats, shirts, playing cards, wristbands, hair ties, sweatshirts … Continue Reading How bootleg merchandise could bring down the Trump campaign
Hello, dear readers of Pyramid. My post summarizing/reacting to/snarking about the first presidential debate was not originally written for this site — as you might have guessed from that introductory … Continue Reading Pence, Harris, and the night we’ll never get back
Explaining John McAfee to someone who doesn’t know anything about John McAfee is going to be very difficult because at a certain point you’ll be describing John McAfee and his … Continue Reading Rich man faces consequences
By Paul Wiele for Pyramid Welcome to my self-inflicted purgatory: the first 2020 general election debate! First off: as you know, I am not much of a Biden fan and … Continue Reading The first debate could have gone worse. Possibly. Somehow.
On September 23, 1952, Richard Nixon – the junior U.S. senator from California and the Republican nominee for vice president – made a speech to address allegations that he had, … Continue Reading At least Nixon had a dog
Elections in the Soviet Union were and are often decried as undemocratic. The way the Soviet election system worked was simple: you were handed a ballot with one candidate, nominated … Continue Reading The safest election is one with no voters