Where does the region go from here?
A guide to cashing in your credibility.
Four states went to the polls Tuesday for primary voting election day, setting up general election showdowns for several Senate seats, OH Gov, and a slew of Congressional districts in West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and North Carolina.
Two Senate primaries in WV and IN, along with the primary for the Governors race in Ohio, are among the issues voters go to the polls for on this primary election day.
New Reuters poll re: support for Republicans among 18-34 year olds
True, Hillary Clinton received roughly 2.9 million more votes that Trump. But she didn’t get the most votes either.
Nobody did. Nobody also won the electoral college in a landslide.
One of these things is not like the other.
Okay, actually, almost none of these things are like the others.
The question now is, what conservative outlets will remain open to criticizing the President, despite the dollars to be made in not doing so? What market, if any, is there for a loyal opposition from the right to the President and his hardcore followers?
If the greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he isn’t real, the GOP’s greatest trick is convincing working Americans that literally destroying the federal government is in their best interests.
You know what they say about fighting on the internet: even if you win, you’re still a loser. But Twitter has taught me that it can actually be good for you, if you do it right.
Back in 2015, in the aftermath of the South Carolina church shooting, Memphis’s City Council decided that it wanted to rid itself of statues celebrating terrorists and traitors. The city’s council voted to get rid of one such statue before being immediately overruled by the Tennessee Historical Commission. Sam Wilkinson talks about what happened next.
Don’t call it a comeback, they have been at it for years. #Calexit has returned.
Conservatives especially would do well to remember that a core principle of their alleged beliefs is personal accountability. If conservatives or anyone else hope to attract people to hearing them out, a fully developed sense of handling unfairness in a constructive way is key.
19 years after Columbine, not much has changed. As kids across the country leave class to protest school violence in National Walkout Day, let us reflect on how we got here.
Almost immediately, a fresh front was opened in the perpetual war between free speech and outrage.
An attorney is responsible for knowing when he or she has stepped into the role of counsel to a particular individual. For all of his perceived shortcomings as an attorney, Cohen got this one right
How Ben Shapiro helped build a conservative movement Trump could thrive in.
Resumption of involvement in existing hostilities.
The Nation of Islam is anti-semitic, conspiratorial and destructive but we should examine their impact with the same willingness to understand allocated to Trump voters and the alt-Right.
The spot heard around the country
So I’ve seen both Black Panther and Death Wish over the space of a couple of days. I came to the conclusion that, for different reasons, it wouldn’t be possible to talk about either one of these movies without talking about politics, politics, and more politics. So this, officially, despite the category label, is *NOT* a Mindless Diversions post. (That doesn’t mean that you don’t have to follow the regular site rules in comments, though.) Also, spoilers within.
What if the emerging consensus is wrong?
Complicated things are complicated, and advocacy press releases shouldn’t be reprinted as news.
A look at the media coverage of the West Virginia strike.
They’ve got the power, let’s see what they do with it in the clinch.
PS: Is my image too subtle?
Tipping point. An idea whose time has come. Don’t get caught on the wrong side of history.
Grading Trump’s first year, with an assist from sabermetrics.
A critical analysis of German grand strategy during the period 1933-1945.
A look at California’s new anti-anti-immigration law.
The fake but accurate legends of intrigue emanating from the Trump Administration
Some musings on the Hawaiian missile attack that wasn’t
Michael Wolff’s The Fire and the Fury is the talk of the town and certainly the book of the moment.
The Trumpian worldview in full effect.
The Last Jedi is an easy movie to have opinions about.
This post will contain spoilers.
So Trump acknowledged Jerusalem as the capital of Israel…