A debate heavy on personality and light on policy, with some surprising oversights and some agreements that in any other election cycle would be surprising to note.
We knew it would eventually come to this. It had to. And now, here it is. Also, what Burt Likko plans do be doing during the debate, and chances are, you’re going to be jealous of him when you learn it.
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An assessment of executive managerial skills put on display for the nation to see.
A part biopic, part spy thriller, and mostly true story from Poland during the Bad Old Days of the Cold War.
Reaching for the reset button again.
Fantasy football, that is.
Political orientation is a journey, not a polestar. This year is an especially good one to take stock of where you are, and how you got there. We hope you’ll share with us.
See you in Stumptown!
So… who’s running the show right now?
A very brief movie review.
So that happened. Kinda fast, actually.
Not a lot known just yet about what happened during Bastille Day celebrations on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France.
Are you playing in Ordinary Times‘ Veepstakes Fundraiser? Why not?
Burt Likko stumbles into a Black Lives Matter rally.
A reminder: Leaguefest 2016 is July 29-31 in Portland, Oregon
A call for calm and caution despite calamity.
Originally run on his private blog way back in 2011, Burt Likko offers an editor’s view of the organic document of the United States of America.
In which Burt Likko navigates a moral and legal dilemma.
We proudly announce the launch of our second satellite project, Common Law.
We could have asked the bartender to change the channel.
But we didn’t.
Stuff you shouldn’t forget to do. Even if you’re just a lurker.
In which Burt Likko attempts to solve two problems at once: raising money to keep the bills paid around here, and tapping the brilliant minds here to address the most important questions left in the 2016 Presidential primary season.
Was the Constitution violated? You make the call!
Burt Likko reacts to Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech, 140 characters at a time.
The editors request your attention for an important announcement.
Maybe it wasn’t the biggest surprise to come out of the Treasury Department since FDR approved 3.2% beer during Prohibition, but Burt Likko welcomes today’s news about the government’s decision to shift the granting of high honors from one historical figure to another anyway.
That’s not how you do it.
This is how you do it.
Sometimes, it’s the little things that matter the most.
Imagine a world where the leadership of the free world rests in the hands of one man from Ohio.
A man named… Rob Portman.
No Scalia? No problem! When all eight of the surviving SCOTUS Justices agree on the result, we’re sure to get a nice, clear, definite rule of law… right?
Sympathies and prayers to the people of Belgium and Turkey.
Welcome back, old friends.
What we are.
What we aren’t.
What we can become.
What you can do to make it happen.