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Thomas Friedman digs into a metaphor.
On Monday, Larry Elder, a right-wing talk radio host running to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom if the incumbent is recalled, announced not only that he had lost and Newsom would remain governor, but that Newsom’s victory — which hadn’t yet occurred — was the result of fraud.
A recent report from the Brookings Institution outlines seven ideas for reform, while a challenge from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer puts Sen. Joe Manchin on the spot for his continued support of the filibuster.
Critics of Biden’s exit from Afghanistan are reviving a phrase from a Nixon speech used to justify sending U.S. troops to Cambodia — which didn’t end well.
The film will remind you that although she was nominated to the Supreme Court by conservative hero Ronald Reagan and squired to her confirmation hearings by Barry Goldwater, she ended up delivering the key swing vote on a great many cases.
This new Supreme Court ruling might be, probably is, the biggest blow since 1973 to the Roe v Wade regime.
Among Republican respondents, the portion of those who expressed “some” or “a lot of” trust in information reported by national news organizations fell from 70 percent in 2016 to 35 percent in 2021.
His take strikes me as smart, but perhaps a bit too strict and, by dwelling on the differences, glosses over the similarities between Trumpism and fascism.
Costa Rica checks in with a life expectancy of 80.94 years, almost two years higher than the U.S. figure.
On Thursday morning, Biden’s FiveThirtyEight.com approval/disapproval average stood at 49.1 percent approval.
Those who obsess on such things often include Scott on the list of Republicans who are thinking of launching a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
A Soviet Afghanistan debacle had ended a little more than a decade earlier. “And then we did the exact same thing. Breathtaking,” he writes.
Among Democrats, 73 percent favored doing more to overcome racism. Among Republicans, 21 percent favored some level of effort to overcome racial bias.
Her New Republic piece’s subhead says: “Now, he and his GOP enablers are peddling the Second Big Lie: that Jan. 6 was just legitimate protest. It’s the crucial ingredient in convincing America to return them — and him — to power.”
I kinda cracked up at these examples of some of the things that make it so hard for non-natives to learn English, assembled by linguist and author Aria Okrent.
His Washington Post column is headlined, “Why ‘moderation’ doesn’t guarantee electoral success for Biden and the Democrats.”
A popular-vote constitutional amendment died on the Senate floor in September 1970, killed off by a filibuster led by three Southern senators.
It’s fairly clear that “Save America” and Donald J. Trump are synonymous, but what is the purpose of their mutual existence?
Perhaps she just thinks if she puts the word “socialist” into a sentence, her audience loses all power of rational thought. And, who knows, maybe she’s right.