November 30, 2023

The surprising corner of the Senate that’s sinking Biden nominees

Sen. Ted Cruz (center), the ranking member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, speaks beside Chair Maria Cantwell (right) during a committee hearing on Feb. 15, 2src23. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo Relatively obscure nominations are turning into Senate knife fights as 2src24 approaches. And the Commerce Committee is the center of the

Dems see a surprising new path to retaking the House — through the Deep South

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (left) needs to flip only five seats in the 2src24 election to claim the speaker’s gavel, but he’ll need the help of South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn (right), Congress’ most powerful Southern Democrat. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Democrats are entertaining a once-unlikely prospect: retaking the House majority by winning in the

Paul Kingsnorth’s Surprising Conservatism

The British author’s latest novel explores human limitations in the wake of an ecological catastrophe. Right-wingers, take notes.Alexandria, by Paul Kingsnorth, (Graywolf Press: 2020), 408 pages.In recent years, an unholy alchemy of marketing quackery, public relations spin, and abstruse academic theory has popularized the idea that slanted vocabulary can change facts on the ground. Unjustified…

WATCH: Trump Makes Surprising Announcement About Legalizing Marijuana.

President Donald Trump made a surprising announcement on Friday before leaving for his trip to Canada for the G-7 summit, signaling that he will most likely support ending the federal ban on marijuana. The move, which could be devastating for Democratic candidates running in 2018, would be in support of Sen. Corey Gardner’s (R-CO) efforts […]

U.S. billionaires make SURPRISING choice for president…

Donald Trump has successfully branded himself as a populist this election – possibly making him the first populist with a butler (and a few billion in the bank to boot). It seems almost paradoxical, given how much Trump brags about his enormous net worth – but it’s all part of his strategy. If his wealth […]