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AN EASIER WAY TO FIGHT INFLATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE: PRICE CONTROLS

As the Inflation Reduction Act progressed through the Senate last week to great acclaim, the House of Representatives quietly received...

DEMOCRATS MIGHT HAVE SOMETHING NEW FOR THE MIDTERMS: OPTIMISM

For Democrats, 2022 is the ultimate manic-depressive election, except that the extreme moods have come in reverse order. Two months...

 
 
 

THE CRANE WIFE'S QUESTIONABLE LIFE LESSONS

The moral of a story is not always clear, or the same to everyone in the audience. This is true of the narratives we construct to make...

WHAT DOES IT TAKE FOR DOCUMENT-SHREDDING TRUMP TO HOARD SOMETHING?

For years we've known Donald Trump had a unique habit of flushing documents down the toilet. In the Oval Office, Trump liked to tear...

 
 
 

THE REPUBLICAN PLAN TO DEVASTATE PUBLIC EDUCATION IN AMERICA

Republicans, and white conservatives, have long been hostile to public schools. School desegregation drove white evangelicals to become...

EVERY PRESIDENT A KING?

The January 6 committee has done a superb job of ferreting out former President Donald Trump's various schemes for keeping himself...

 
 
 

THE MARRIAGE OF MARY

Wedding Procession of the Virgin , Giotto, 1305 I was too young to know anything about what I didn't know. And this is what you want...

WHY THE RIGHT CAN'T QUIT ITS ANTISEMITIC ATTACKS AGAINST GEORGE SOROS

When Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said on Twitter this week that Democrats “blocked my effort to try & force Soros backed...

 
 
 
The Bland Ambition of Kevin McCarthy

THE BLAND AMBITION OF KEVIN MCCARTHY

“I spend a lot of time thinking about the next Congress.” Kevin McCarthy, the Republican minority leader in the U.S. House of Representatives,...

RAISING YOUNG KIDS IN AMERICA HAS BECOME HELL, AND THE GOVERNMENT SHOULD FINALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT

Five months pregnant, Diana Apresa and her husband Michael Romo were in a difficult spot, forced to make a decision that would reduce...

 
 
 

RETROSPECT

To be a famous instance of myself on some occasions to which from a safe distance I would be able to refer. Was that what I wanted? Is...

“I WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE PROBABLE CAUSE WAS”: MAYA WILEY ON THE MAR-A-LAGO RAID

The nation was stunned by the FBI raid on Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home on Monday-for Trump sycophants , in a bad way; for the rest...

 
 
 

IT'S GOOD WHEN SCIENCE CONFIRMS THAT DEPRESSION IS COMPLICATED

Can you really blame your sadness on your serotonin levels? Recent research says “probably not.” While the public has been led to believe...

THE GOP BELATEDLY EMBRACES “DEFUND THE POLICE”

Over the course of the summer, a House Committee investigating Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election has, using documents...

 
 
 

DONALD TRUMP IS NOT ABOVE THE LAW

There is not much to say about the FBI's search of Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday itself since we know relatively little about it. The New York...

DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE INFLATION REDUCTION ACT'S BIG WIN, THE SENATE STILL SUCKS

Among the many items in the Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA, which passed the Senate over the weekend, was one that Democrats had sought...

 
 
 

CPAC'S FOUR-DAY SERMON OF UNRELENTING FEAR HAS SET TRUMPISM ON A NEW PATH

Flames engulf the American flag. This inescapable image blazes on the five enormous screens in the Trinity Ballroom in Dallas' Hilton...

FOCUS ON THE ISRAEL LOBBY GETS U.S. FOREIGN POLICY WRONG

In May, Palestinian-American student Nooran Alhamdan graduated from Georgetown University. A few weeks before the ceremony to receive...

 
 
 

THE TORIES' LEADERSHIP BATTLE WOULD BE SILLY-IF THE STAKES WEREN'T SO HIGH

In Fleet Street, August used to be called “the silly season.” Families were on holiday, Parliament was in recess, political leaders...

TESLA'S GERMAN GIGAFACTORY DEMONSTRATES THE DIFFICULTY OF DELIVERING GREEN INDUSTRIAL JOBS

Walking along the narrow shoulder of a busy road in Brandenburg state-about twenty miles outside of Berlin-you'd be hard-pressed to...

 
 
 



This man just won the Maryland lottery for the second time in two months

This man just won the Maryland lottery for the second time in two months

"I couldn't believe I won the first time," Duane Ketterman told lottery officials while claiming his prize. "So, when I saw this one, I was just stunned." Read more ...

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

NEW YORK - The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche's car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5. Heche is... Read more ...

Cloudy, Cooler and Isolated Showers

Cloudy, Cooler and Isolated Showers

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3 reasons some highly paid professionals like doctors and lawyers still have...

Getty Images A criticism of broad student-loan forgiveness is it may benefit typically high earners, like doctors. Because of the system's structure, some advanced-degree... Read more ...

An 18-year-old who's netted over $1 million selling Bored Apes toys just...

Ricky da Luz meeting Vitalik Buterin in August. Ricky da Luz/IsmToys Ricky da Luz, 18, started making free Bored Ape toys for NFT holders last year, and has generated $1... Read more ...

Your price at the pump went up. So did Saudi Aramco's profits - to a new record

Your price at the pump went up. So did Saudi Aramco's profits - to a new record

Saudi energy company Aramco said Sunday its profits jumped 90% in the second quarter compared to the same time last year, helping its half-year earnings reach nearly $88 billion. Read more ...

U.S. Senator Lands in Taiwan Weeks After Nancy Pelosi Visit Sparked Fury

The delegation is set to meet with senior leaders in the country to discuss multiple issues of mutual interest between the U.S. and Taiwan. Read more ...

At 27, former Morgan State star Tiwian Kendley isn't ready to give up his...

Tiwian Kendley has plenty of memories of his time with the Morgan State men's basketball program. There was his 40-point, 10-rebound performance in an 85-82 double overtime win... Read more ...

Massive expanse of towering hydrothermal vents discovered deep in the Pacific

Massive expanse of towering hydrothermal vents discovered deep in the Pacific

Scientists found a huge field of hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. Read more ...

Ukraine to legalize guns soon - minister

Ukraine to legalize guns soon - minister

The parliament may allow citizens to buy firearms to protect their homes, the interior minister has said Ukraine will adopt a law legalizing firearms in the near future, amid... Read more ...