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What can’t civil rights law do?

31 August 2021 8:16 am

The Biden administration fired a stern warning to five states on  Monday afternoon, warning them that forcing all students to…

Seven times Joe Biden claimed ‘America is back’

27 August 2021 7:27 am

It’s been a sobering two weeks for fans of America’s septuagenarian president. Even before he took office, Joe Biden was…

Kamala Havana?

26 August 2021 7:47 am

It was supposed to be a welcome break from serving as the Biden administration’s stooge. Instead of being the mascot…

Bill Kristol and the political defector grift

25 August 2021 10:24 pm

Did you hear? Bill Kristol is turning his back on the Republican party! Yes, again. On Tuesday morning, the erstwhile Weekly Standard founder…

What exactly was the plan in Afghanistan?

21 August 2021 10:41 am

The collapse of the Afghan army and state was so rapid and so total that, mercifully, talking heads have already…

Did ‘gender studies’ lose Afghanistan?

21 August 2021 6:35 am

Twenty years of war in Afghanistan are over. What comes next is 20 years, or even more, of recriminations and…

Who wins the Afghanistan Dumbest Take Award?

18 August 2021 7:06 am

It’s a national disgrace, a catastrophe nearly two decades in the making. In a just society, everyone involved would be…

Meet the CRT grifters

15 August 2021 5:17 am

The American right nominally has the support of half the country, but it is its own persistent self-inflicted curse that…

Is there anything ‘new’ or ‘shocking’ about the latest Hunter Biden scandal?

14 August 2021 2:26 am

The prodigal son returns without his pants. Hunter Biden, the male heir of the 46th president, was caught hanging brain…

Caitlyn Jenner is trapped in the wrong Twitter account

12 August 2021 8:35 am

Caitlyn Jenner’s Twitter account is having an identity crisis. It’s not particularly rare for a political campaign to create fake…

Where’s Joe Biden?

10 August 2021 5:37 pm

Forget about Hunter, where’s Joe? Biden took a long weekend at his Delaware retreat but hasn’t been seen since Saturday…

Cuomo isn’t resigning. Why should he?

10 August 2021 4:54 pm

The Andrew Cuomo groping scandal has finally claimed some scalps. Just not Andrew Cuomo’s. Instead, it is MeToo’s enforcers who…

Britney is Catholic — but you shouldn’t be shocked

7 August 2021 10:27 am

Pop sensation and slave-4-her-father Britney Spears sent papists into a frenzy on Thursday night by mentioning her Catholic faith to…

U.S. journalism wins gold in mental gymnastics

4 August 2021 6:16 pm

From softball to women’s soccer to the mixed relay, the United States has had an underwhelming Olympics. But fear not,…

The return of mask mandate mania

3 August 2021 7:17 am

Masks and COVID tests are here to stay for kids returning to school in LA. On Thursday, the Los Angeles…

Has Mike Lindell lost it?

31 July 2021 11:51 pm

What is it about Donald Trump that his closest associates seem to all go irredeemably insane? On Thursday, the CEO…

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GOP House staffers on mask mandate: ‘lol no’ 

29 July 2021 12:20 pm

Underpaid and over-opinionated: Republican House staffers are not putting up with a new mask mandate. On Tuesday, the US House…

NYT dogged by snarling anti-Trumpers

29 July 2021 7:11 am

‘Can We Drop a Dog Walker for Her Political Opinions?’ asks a letter-writer to this week’s edition of the New…

Trouble for the US at the Woke-yo Olympics

27 July 2021 3:38 pm

Can Trumpists still believe in ‘America First’ if they root against America in the Olympics? Yes, apparently. The US team…

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Is NPR jealous of the Daily Wire?

21 July 2021 3:27 pm

‘Hey, that’s some nice Facebook traffic you’re getting. Would be a shame if something happened to it.’ That’s the tone,…

No Love for pornstar Brandi at the Turning Point summit

20 July 2021 11:35 am

Porn star Brandi Love made waves at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit in Tampa this weekend after the group…

Can you afford AOC’s ‘Tax the Rich’ sweater?

20 July 2021 7:23 am

The revolution may or may not be televised. But it will be turned into branded merch to be sold through…

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The New York Times has caused more vaccine hesitancy than Fox News

14 July 2021 10:13 am

During the Trump years, Fox News was notorious for carrying advertisements with a target audience of one. Dueling ads would…

Biden lures teen pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo to the White House

14 July 2021 2:13 am

Cockburn’s nieces have just bundled into the kitchen, squealing about someone called Olivia Rodrigo visiting the White House tomorrow. A…

Slanging matches at the CPAC Texas carnival

13 July 2021 12:36 pm

The circus came to Dallas this weekend with a who’s-who of Adderall-ridden e-celebrities for the Texas edition of Conservative Political…