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(CTO: medical informatics firm. Apple user since 1978 (6502). Studied physics, history, and music composition. Fighting the good fight against confirmation bias.)
– Mar 18, 12:00 PM
Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had quite the outburst on the Senate Floor during a debate on voting rights. Refusing to allow a vote on a House bill that seeks to expand voting rights, McConnell mistakenly called the Democratic…
Later today Sen. Johnny Isakson will call out President Trump for his continued disparagement of John McCain. The chairman of the Senate Veteran Affairs Committee said in an exclusive interview on Tuesday that the service of any veteran, let alone…
The Washington Post
– Mar 20, 4:04 AM
Most Americans wouldn't see the magazine itself, of course, but the rest of the news media — including network evening news — helped spread the image around as they gave over-the-top coverage to O'Rourke's kickoff. Does soft-focus…
In the murky world of Russian influence operations, a troll farm based out of St. Petersburg can flood American voters with propaganda and disinformation at a deniable distance from the Kremlin. A Russian gun-rights group can cultivate U.S.
Various politicians, activists, and thinkers, some of them here at Niskanen, are already making plans for what a post-Trump center-right will be. Both those who are actively “Never Trump” and those in the furrowed-brow caucus…