The Vice President and the politics of solipsism

We keep hearing about the end of California. The cost of living, the homelessness, the public schools, the shoddy roads and bridges have prompted a decades-long exodus that has accelerated dramatically in the Age of the Pandemic. The progressive canard — but everyone wants to be here! — is a canard, and it’s being used to…


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A new post-Trump populist organization

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Two House Representatives want channels they don’t like taken off air

Neera Tanden is being treated differently because she’s a woman

There’s no way a man with her track record would ever be nominated for the Biden cabinet

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No drink till Easter

I discovered a new game to pass the time I spend not-drinking the closet wine, called ‘Is it COVID or is it mild alcohol withdrawal?’

It’s Lent again, and you know what that means: time for Christians to give up their favorite indulgences for 40 days in the spirit of penance and/or the hope of weight loss. I confess that in pandemic times, bagels and brownies have taken a backseat to booze as my preferred guilty pleasure. So I’m doing…

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