In light of Trump’s most recent loathsome statements, it is clear the Republican Party has fewer actual conservatives than it wishes to admit.
In Big City, the Democratic party appears to manage some aspects of administering access to the ballot. That’s not…entirely a good thing.
It’s come down to this. Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, French Vanilla Ice Cream is calling you out!
(Featured image is of a retired DC-9 that was used as Air Force Two.)
Colorado’s 2016 state-wide ballot initiatives are final.
We’re just waiting on the results.
Alfred Olango died after taking his hands out of his pockets at the request of officers who then shot him for doing so. He was unarmed.
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.
This week, the Washington Post’s Charles Lane insisted that the media has done its job this election. He’s wrong.
Trump and the Future of American politics.
Tulsa’s Eric Harris and Terrence Crutcher are dead. Charlotte’s Jonathan Ferrell and Keith Lamont Scott are dead. North Carolina’s William Ray is not.
Debate thresholds and why we should change ’em.
Consequentialists are allowed to think about the consequences of their actions. That’s the whole point.
… and not the job you have.
On meeting Phyllis Schlafly.
Trying to graphically represent the geographic relationship between share of GDP and red/blue voting.
Trump’s trolling prank in Mexico and the future of the Right in the United States.
The founder of Latinos for Trump on Thursday warned that if his candidate loses, America faces an uncertain future in which Mexican food is far too easily available.
The game, it turns out, is rigged. With nothing to lose, they burned it all down.
With no natural deaths in 70 years, maybe we worry a little too much about how old and infirm our presidential candidates are.
Why on Earth might someone actually support Donald Trump? Derek Stanley offers up his reasons.
The Trump/Khan debate has more or less come to its unresolved conclusion. Now it’s time to reflect on what we can learn from it.
You have got to be fishing kidding me.
It’s been well documented that Trump refuses to release his tax information in the run up to the election. But does it really matter?
A new Politico report presents a perfect test case on the question of why people really rally around litmus-test political issues.
…and do we even want it?
We look at the predictions we made last year about the nominations and we make new ones about the election in November!
With the nomination of Donald Trump, the Republican Party has fully embraced white nationalism. This means it is a party that can’t be saved.
In this one statute, the North Carolina legislature imposed a number of voting restrictions. The law required in-person voters to show certain photo IDs, beginning in 2016, which African Americans disproportionately lacked, and eliminated or reduced registration and voting access tools that African Americans disproportionately used. Id. at *9-10, *37, *123, *127, *131. Moreover, as the district court found, prior to enactment of SL 2013-381, the legislature requested and received racial data as to usage of the practices changed by the proposed law.
Nob discusses how pizza can explain the US attitude toward the TPP…maybe.
Joe Sal has two axes to grind.
I do not stand with the Bernie-or-Bust crowd. But I am of them.
What’s going on with Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin? The press is on it.
Donald Trump is not the person who said the most annoying thing about race this week.
So what exactly is Trump doing?
Trying not to delight too much in the missteps of political parties.