House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed his upcoming retirement and future political prospects during an appearance at the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning.
Lots of good news last week. "The economy is as good as it’s ever been, ever. . . . People can’t believe what’s happening,” says President T
The city hosting the 2020 GOP convention has come a long way.
Hosted by Charlie Sykes.
We'll let you guess.
The pace has been dizzying. With all the walk backs, reversals, dropped contractions, and various obfuscations: Russia week has been Peak Tr
The government seeks to learn from the events of 2016.
Marco Rubio warns that the United States is not ready for the havoc that impersonation technology can wreak.
Did the president’s “team” actually discuss handing over U.S. citizens to Kremlin interrogators?
A muted reaction to Helsinki from the GOP Congress.
Tom Perrotta on the Serbian star’s Wimbledon comeback.
John Podhoretz explains how The Rock's poorly chosen star vehicles risk squandering fans’ affections.
Politics is rarely edifying, much less elegant. And the mayhem over President Trump’s comments after meeting with Vladimir Putin and the res
Is there anything with a shorter shelf life than the official talking points of the Trump White House? For Donald Trump, it’s the script to
Donald Trump has long been loath to concede that operatives of the Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election, feeling
“‘Having a vagina doesn’t make a woman,’ she said in an interview. ‘Even if many people don’t want to see me as a woman . . .’ ” (“Aiming fo
By historical standards, security and quality of life in 21st-century America are remarkably high. We may be on a slow decline, but the jour
The Scrapbook is now at the middle station of life, and for as long as we can remember, bright people have been devising clever ways to get
For more than a year and a half now, hundreds of intellectuals and historians and commentators have written books and articles and delivered
An op-ed in the New York Times on July 14 caught our attention: “We Pick a Party, Then a Church.” The author, Michele Margolis, an assistant
Schumer-led effort calls on Trump to refuse Putin's request to interview Americans.
In this latest episode, the Substandard discusses the Rock's latest actioner, Skyscraper, and the disaster flick genre (The Poseidon Adventu
She claims it took six weeks for the carrier to respond to her complaint via email.
'They had to ruin it'
For initiates to club Hibernophile, the essays of Patrick Kavanagh have pungent observations.
Close to 70 percent of Republicans thought that President Trump did fine in his meeting with Putin in Helsinki, according to CBS News. The f
A New Jersey state senator is warning against products with marijuana, such as "sex toys and oils," that could be sold if the state decides
'In the name of Allah'
An American jihadist who used a paintball park to train for combat will be freed after serving 14 years of his 65-year sentence, a Virginia
There's an oft-quoted story about [Bob] Hope appearing once in England and telling a joke where the punchline was something like, "They w
You might want to think twice before letting Fido plant a big sloppy one on you.
History in twelve bars.
Abortion will save us all from the impending catastrophe...
When Democratic socialists Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders rallied for a left-wing congressional candidate Friday afternoon in K
July 21, 2018
By Jonathan Landay, Arshad Mohammed, Warren Strobel and John Walcott
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The T
LONDON (Reuters) – A picture of a smiling Prince George was released by Britain’s royal family on Saturday as
NATO is crucial to American deterrence, which remains a vital guarantor of U.S. interests and the liberal world order.
"The last few years for him have been years of significant changes,” The Atlantic's editor-in-chief said.
The policy classifies anthem protests under a large list of “conduct detrimental to the club,” all of which could lead to a paid or unpaid s
Verbal altercation turned physical.
An argument about a handicapped parking space led to a deadly shooting outside
Same as the 1930’s in Germany.
Kids attending a social justice-themed summer camp designed their own Antifa flags, a
Maine Democratic Senate candidate Zak Ringelstein has announced that he is now a democratic socialist,
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nomin
Look, I’m going to admit that I like Bill Kristol. I really enjoy his podcast, I think he’s a very intelligent man who says many things wort
Another odd piece of the puzzle drops. Giuliani admitted that it was Trump himself who waved the attorney-client privilege for the Cohen tap
'I was an outspoken radical feminist'
Get back on that Democratic plantation!