Running Out of Campaign Funds Right Before the Finish Line

Running Out of Campaign Funds Right Before the Finish Line
This article is an interesting look at how campaign funds can be spent, and of course I relish the idea of the campaign running out of money before the end of the race, but I would suspect this article is also exactly the sort of thing that will drive money into the campaign.

Read more

How to Prevent Riots

How to Prevent Riots
When the peaceful methods of affecting change fall on deaf ears, but change still needs to be made, there are only so many avenues left to explore.

Read more

The Strange Data Behind How We Vote

The Strange Data Behind How We Vote
When someone votes for someone, believes a certain deity, or thinks a certain athlete is the GOAT, they think it’s totally logical and their own choice. The data continues to show that while we certainly have agency, there are major forces pushing us in certain directions.

Read more

Forgetting Your Dark Past vs Celebrating It

Most Americans think recognizing the country’s flaws makes the U.S. stronger, not weaker - The Washington Post “So we’re not going to tear down monuments and forget the people who built our great nation,” he continued. “Instead, we will learn from our past so we don’t

Read more

There is Nothing Else, There is no Policy

Stuart Stevens, an ex-GOP operative, on why the party should be burned to the ground That’s why I say the Republican Party really isn’t a political party. It’s a cartel. Why do cartels exist? Why does OPEC exist? To sell oil. Nobody says, “What is the moral

Read more

It’s About Reigning In Spending, Right?

The Revolt of the Republican Strategists - Ross Douthat In which case the original sin of the strategist class wasn’t moral compromise or racial blindness but simple condescension: a belief that they didn’t need to take their own constituents seriously, that they could campaign on social issues and

Read more

Lift Your Head Out of the River

One of the things I’ve been thinking about lately is how to best consume the news. We live in a time of excess when it comes to news sources and while this is great in many ways, it’s also undeniably dangerous. False news stories crop up all the

Read more

Cowardice or Complicity?

Federal Agents Unleash Militarized Crackdown on Portland Federal agents dressed in camouflage and tactical gear have taken to the streets of Portland, unleashing tear gas, bloodying protesters and pulling some people into unmarked vans in what Gov. Kate Brown of Oregon has called “a blatant abuse of power.” The extraordinary

Read more

If You Want Republicans to Win, Get Rid of Trump

House Rating Changes: 20 Races Move Towards Democrats - The Cook Political Report President Trump's abysmal polling since the pandemic began is seriously jeopardizing down-ballot GOP fortunes. We may be approaching the point at which dozens of House Republicans will need to decide whether to cut the president loose and

Read more

Step One is Replacing the Captain

This is what national decline looks like - George Will for The Washington Post The nation’s floundering government is now administered by a gangster regime. It is helpful to have this made obvious as voters contemplate renewing the regime’s lease on the executive branch. Roger Stone adopted the

Read more