9 /11 was, for those who remember it vividly, terrifying. It’s right there in the world “terrorism.” On that day, and in the days and weeks after, it was hard … Continue Reading After two decades, Congress is repealing the president’s nearly unlimited war power
Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News June 14, 2021 After falling from a ladder and cutting his arm, Ed Knight said, he found himself at Richmond, Virginia’s Chippenham Hospital surrounded by … Continue Reading In Alleged Health Care ‘Money Grab,’ Nation’s Largest Hospital Chain Cashes In on Trauma Centers
Politics is very complicated but if there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s apparently that we’d like the world to be run by cryptids. Bigfoot? Sure. Cthulhu? You … Continue Reading We’re here today to ruin Mothman
George W. Bush, a fan of famed British politician Winston Churchill, was inspired by Churchill’s essay “Painting as a Pastime” to take up the art of painting himself. Painting has … Continue Reading It’s been a while since we checked in on former president Donald – oh, no
News broke in the late afternoon Wednesday that the Biden administration plans to continue to defend the federal government in Hunter v. Goldberg, what could potentially be a major case … Continue Reading Biden, LGBTQ+ rights, and the duty to defend
Two-hundred and nineteen of the current members of the U.S. House of Representatives are members of the Democratic Party. Two-hundred and eleven are members of the Republican Party. In many … Continue Reading We already have a multiparty system. We should act like it.
Virginia’s Washington and Lee University announced Friday that its Board of Trustees had voted in favor of keeping its name, which honors the first U.S. president, George Washington, and a … Continue Reading Washington and Lee can’t find a new name, so it’s sticking with this one
It’s February. I am sipping a mint julep and pretending that summer has arrived and quarantine is over when my friend, who we’ll call Mary, sends me a question over … Continue Reading Americans hate HOAs. Why do so many people live in them?
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
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