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…
Hysteria is growing in the USA and Europe once again.
Boom goes the dynamite.
Tillerson might be on the way out, more intrigue in Trump’s dysfunctional governmet.
The future of my city is uncertain for working and middle-class families following October’s fires.
Perhaps the most famous case of a man abusing his power to take advantage of a woman, came to light 20 years ago. Is it finally time to talk about what Bill Clinton did while in office, with the perspective of today’s #metoo movement?
Life doesn’t often present you with moral temptations where the right and wrong answer are so easy to see.
Some Folks Just Need Killing
Please don’t defend Roy Moore. At least not where I can hear it.
[CN: more or less the same as yesterday’s feature, to which this one relates. Relationships with a very large age gap, where one partner is a teenager. I was personally very upset by one sentence in here, but because of how very well it articulated something the author criticizes, a thing that my father also wanted and shouldn’t have wanted – a thing that another old man I know who is on trial right now also wanted and shouldn’t have wanted – not because of anything explicit. The essay was more than worth the resulting flashbacks, but I was grateful to have been warned before I read it. Can you have a trigger warning for insight? (Don’t get distracted into debating that in the comments, please.) — Maribou]
Insufficient ethical boundaries lead to some odd situations for some men and the women they abuse. (Content note: Not safe for work. Unpleasant subject material. Also, language, though that’s the least of it.)
When Donald Trump’s extremely selective outrage isn’t just embarrassing, it’s also arguably illegal.
Virginia may well be a blue state now. But the GOP should press the panic button either way.
Forcing political parties to adapt is reasonably close to a no-brainer, in my view. The only people who would disagree are the political parties that would be so forced.
Because adoption and doctoral education as practiced in the United States are hallmarks of multicultural policy
This is the poem I try to remember to read every November 1st
There’ll be weather, whether or not.
Another trip to Qatar. Another handful of anecdotes.
US Territories are treated like second-class Americans. Here’s an idea on how to change that.
The construction of Trump’s border wall is officially underway. Should anyone be excited about this?
Was the Maria response a failure of the president, the bureaucracy, both, or neither?
Thinking about thinking about…
How things got here.
In which the victory of Roy Moore deflates the myth that Trumpism is primarily about Trump.
So how did New Zealand’s election go?
Parting thoughts on the former next Madame President. (Or: I listened to 16 hours of Hillary Clinton so you don’t have to.)
Trump’s campaign hats are why Trump won
There’s been a stunning lack of candor about the staying power of the ACA.
I miss the days when late night comedians didn’t talk about politics all the time.
Conservatives continue to deal with the death of fusionism and the challenge of figuring out what comes next.
On Saturday New Zealand has an election, who are the main players and what are the big issues?
How do you verify identity in a digital democracy?
Is “God” a necessary component to undergird universal human rights? And if so, what kind of God best serves the purpose and how compatible is the biblical God, and/or God of the various orthodox traditions with said purpose?