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The Presidential Transition That Shattered America

Wednesday  20:50,   28 october 2020

A Trump-Biden transition is sure to be scary. But it’d be hard to beat Buchanan-Lincoln.I spoke about the Buchanan-Lincoln transition with historian Susan Schulten, whose most recent book is A History of America in 100 Maps. I wondered what,... >>>

Can You Sway a Loved One’s Vote?

Wednesday  19:15,   28 october 2020

The odds of changing the outcome of the election: close to zero. The odds of changing your relationship with your family: much higher.“The thing that I say,” Hillygus, a political scientist at Duke and the co-author of the book The Persuadable... >>>

The Press Is Giving Trump a Free Pass, Again

Wednesday  16:15,   28 october 2020

Media outlets appear to be operating on the assumption that Trump will lose, and are covering his latest scandals accordingly.The 2016 election persuaded the press to avoid publicly presuming that Donald Trump will lose and the Democrat will win.... >>>

Trump versus Biden animation: Tweet Fighter

Wednesday  14:50,   28 october 2020

President Donald Trump Trump attacks his Democratic rival Joe Biden on Twitter in the final week of the 2020 presidential electionMore than any other politician, Trump has weaponized the social media platform, using it as a club to attack everyone... >>>

Expensify’s Political Email to 10 Million Customers Is a Classic Example of the Principal-Agent Problem

Wednesday  13:15,   28 october 2020

Why would a company risk losing customers for political reasons?What makes it particularly strange is not that it’s related to Biden but how rare it is to see a sizable company with significant institutional shareholders and lenders make such a... >>>

Pressure Builds on Biden to Knock Down ‘Every Mile' of Trump's Wall

Wednesday  11:41,   28 october 2020

More than any other legislative or executive accomplishment, President Donald Trump’s “Wall” along the U.S. southern border stands as a monument to Trumpism and its politics of racial grievance. Now, only days before the election that could unseat... >>>

Catholic Guilt

Wednesday  11:41,   28 october 2020

The former vice president is using his Scranton bona fides to win over a key voting bloc.Selling America on this Irish Catholic Lake Wobegon—a place where family comes first, everyone’s middle class, and all of the kids learn the same basic values... >>>

Baby Yoda from "The Mandalorian" visited us in the editorial office - check it out [Sponsored]

Wednesday  11:15,   28 october 2020

In the "Star Wars" series " The Mandalorian ", Baby Yoda is always at the side of the bounty hunter Din Djarin ( Pedro Pascal). At the end of the first season, the Mandalorian has fully accepted his role as a substitute father and no longer lets... >>>

The Amy Coney Barrett Sham Senate Confirmation Is Done. Now, Her Supreme Court Horror Show Begins.

Wednesday  03:50,   28 october 2020

With Democrats powerless and Republicans shameless, the foregone conclusion of Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation as a Supreme Court justice is, at last, concluded. Justice Barrett was confirmed 52-48 by the Senate, and fittingly, given her... >>>

The Left Doesn’t Fear Amy Coney Barrett, It Fears the Constitution

Tuesday  19:56,   27 october 2020

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The Case for Criminally Investigating the Ex-President

Tuesday  19:01,   27 october 2020

America’s tradition of granting post-term immunity from prosecution to those who leave the White House now comes at too great a cost.The presidency of Donald J. Trump has upended those calculations, and the resistance to post-term investigation may... >>>

The Simple Reason Republicans Are Frantically Fighting ‘Fraud’

Tuesday  18:46,   27 october 2020

Two scenes of voter suppression—a fancy word for cheating—are unfolding right now in Pennsylvania. In one, Trump-flag-flying thugs drive semi trucks around a Democrat-leaning voting place, stereos blaring so loud that people inside can’t hear each... >>>

‘The View’s’ Sunny Hostin Schools Bari Weiss on ‘Court Packing’

Tuesday  18:46,   27 october 2020

Bari Weiss has been relatively quiet since she canceled herself from The New York Times earlier this year. But with Meghan McCain on maternity leave, there is an opening at The View for a relentlessly contrarian voice and Weiss stepped right into it >>>

The case for stripping the Supreme Court of its power

Tuesday  17:06,   27 october 2020

A Harvard law professor on whether it’s time to rethink the nation’s highest court.When he was arguing for the ratification of the Constitution, Alexander Hamilton wrote that the judiciary “will always be the least dangerous branch to the political... >>>

The Plot to Kidnap Me

Tuesday  14:15,   27 october 2020

Every time the president ramps up his violent rhetoric, every time he fires up Twitter to launch another broadside against me, my family and I see a surge of vicious attacks sent our way. This is no coincidence, and the president knows it. He is... >>>