Cotton appears to be trying to advance his own position by promoting himself as the “anti-Fauci” now that Fauci has fallen out of favor with much of the Right. This guy is extraordinarily dangerous. A Cotton administration would be the worst aspects of the Reagan, Bush I, Bush […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff look at the corporate backlash to the Texas abortion law and how the renewed energy provided to Democrats by the abortion fight could screw the GOP in 2022.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff go over the latest indications from his allies that former president Trump is gearing up to run again in 2024.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds an overwhelming majority of voters said redistricting should be as non-partisan as possible. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Kim Iversen discuss.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 38 percent of voters say the Democratic party will have control of the House of Representatives after the 2022 midterms. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Kim Iversen discuss.
Right now really does feel a lot like 1975-1976. The US is withdrawing from a long unpopular war. A series of racial and political riots have taken place. A president reviled by the cultural elite has left office and been replaced by an empty suit. A strong shift […]
I’ve mentioned before that we have three parties nowadays. The Democrats are divided between the neo-Ted Kennedy liberals (Berniebros) and neo-Rockefeller Republicans (the Bidenists). The Republicans are essentially a party of George Wallace Democrats now, at least the bottom 85% of the party. To the degree that these […]
Sean Hannity and Oliver North are two of the most loathsome people in modern American history. The last time I voted in a US election was to vote against Oliver North when he ran for the US Senate in Virginia in 1994. But I don’t know that what […]
If Biden had chosen to stay in Afghanistan, Trump might have resorted to saying that Biden doesn’t honor agreements and want forever wars instead!
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff break down the most recent polling showing sinking approval ratings for Joe Biden and what that means for Dems in the midterms. Just as a reminder, Krystal is on vacation and she will return next Thursday.
A great thing about being a pan-secessionist and radical decentralist is that I don’t need to care about California’s recall initiative any more than I need to care about Texas heartbeat bill. Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff provide the latest on the California recall election and Larry […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff look at Trump’s potential return to social media through an ownership stake in Gettr and what his next moves might be.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff look at the leaked call Biden made to the former Afghanistan president and how some Republicans have responded to it. Just as a reminder, Krystal is on vacation and she will return next Thursday.
Ryan Grim reacts to reporting that the Biden administration wants Congress to approve the expansion of Medicare to cover dental treatments.
By Damon Linker, The Week What if the polarization of American politics and rise of right-wing populism in the Republican Party are a function of rural parts of the country becoming more like the historic South? That is the surprising suggestion of Will Wilkinson in a fruitfully provocative […]
Team Rising discuss the role the January 6 Capital riots will play during the 2022 midterm elections.
I think the future of the GOP is to become the US equivalent of the Le Penists. A right-wing populist party that functions as a permanent opposition party (and given our bicameral system, a permanent obstructionist party) that can never really achieve full state power and is opposed […]
This clip with Michael Lind lays out what the major parties are about nowadays pretty well. The mainstream Democrats are the new Rockefeller Republicans. The academic left is their left flank, and the Republicans are becoming more like the old-style protectionist Democrats. Although at one point in this […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by Matt Taibbi to discuss reigning in the Pentagon and whether either of the two parties are capable of doing so
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah react to viral video of President Biden saying he was told “not to take questions.”
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley It was the perfect plot for a desperate hour. It was 2019 going on 2020 and the Clintonians who had run the Democratic Party since the early nineties were on the cusp of losing the parties presidential primary […]
Yesterday the Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium that was reinstalled at the beginning of the month. It declared that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its own power, as The New York Times reports, citing the eight-page opinion: “The C.D.C. has imposed […]
Brittany Ramos DeBarros, New York congressional candidate, discusses the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban.
David Sirota, founder of The Daily Poster, discusses the Democrats attempting to undermine the budget bill.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 68 percent of voters support impeaching Andrew Cuomo after his resignation, including majorities of voters across party lines. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Kim Iversen discuss.
The public may be a lot smarter than I thought. Krystal and Saagar discuss the reasons why everyone hates Kamala Harris as vice president even more than her predecessors.
Alyssa Farah reacts to NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s official resignation.
Ryan Grim discusses the connection between the bipartisan organization, No Labels, and the “Unbreakable Nine”, a group of Democrats blocking the party’s agenda.
Even Florida Voters Don’t Want A President Ron DeSantis, Donald Trump TEASES Another White House Run
Team Rising discusses a new Quinnipiac poll showing that Florida voters do not support a Gov. Ron DeSantis run for president.
Krystal and Saagar are once again joined by David Sirota to discuss the inner workings of Bernie’s budget reconciliation bill and corruption from corporate Democrats including Rahm Emanuel
Krystal and Saagar break down the steps being taken by Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats to pass the budget reconciliation bill proposed by Bernie Sanders
Krystal and Saagar dive into the latest numbers showing that Biden’s approval ratings have reached new lows for a variety of reasons
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen discuss the latest updates on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall vote.
Briahna Joy Gray, host of Bad Faith podcast, discusses the connection between wealth and corruption.
Grandstanding weenies. Team Rising reacts to two congressmen taking an unauthorized trip to Kabul.
California, where non-Hispanic whites are now only around 36% of the population, is something of a test market for the racial/ethnic future of the US. So far, it’s not the rainbow utopia envisioned by the left or the civil war envisioned by sectors of the far right. It’s […]
Krystal and Saagar say goodbye to disgraced former governor Andrew Cuomo by debunking his final set of lies and his cold behavior towards his dog
Ryan Grim reacts to the “perfect metaphor” that was the gathering in Napa Valley with major Democrats and donors.
Biden’s drop in the polls is over covid and the economy, not Afghanistan. On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 49 percent of voters approve of Joe Biden as President while 43 percent disapprove and 8 percent said neither. Dritan Nesho, chief pollster and CEO […]
Krystal and Saagar show the latest of the GOP and MAGA cringe in response to Biden’s withdrawal, with a special shoutout to Sen. Lindsey Graham
Krystal and Saagar break down the newest polling data showing that Joe Biden and Democrats are in serious trouble, but not for the reasons given by the media
Independent journalist discusses why the media is changing their opinion of Biden on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen debate what the NRCC should do with the money they received from Anton Lazarro, who was charged with underage sex trafficking.
Team Rising reacts to reports that Senator Ted Cruz bought thousands of dollars worth of his own book to boost sales.
Briahna Joy Gray, host of Bad Faith, breaks down the latest battle between moderate and progressive Dems over the infrastructure bill and reconciliation package.
As I have said before, the Democraps are now really two parties in one, a centrist neoliberal neo-Rockefeller Republican party, and an oppositional neo-Ted Kennedyesque progressive liberal party. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen discuss Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s pushback against the budget resolution.
This is a funny description of how Congress critters act like middle-schoolers behind the scenes. Ryan Grim explains how Rep. Josh Gottheimer’s unpopularity with his colleagues in Congress is affecting the outcome of budget resolution.
While I have no doubt that Donald Trump would have no problem with becoming an Erdogan-like president for life if he could, even more dangerous are the right-wing plutocratic flunkies in the Republican Party like Marco Rubio, Tom Cotton, Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley, and others who want a […]
My main priority as far as US politics is concerned is to keep the Bush-era neocons and their allies or descendants from ever returning to power. Right now, we have three de facto political parties: the neo-Rockefeller Republicans (centrist Democrats), neo-Know Nothings (Trumpists/American Le Penists), and neo-Ted Kennedy […]
Rick Scott, the Republican senator from Florida who ran a company that committed the largest Medicare fraud in American history, suggested on Monday that the senate should consider using the 25th Amendment to remove President Joe Biden from office. This was Scott’s response to the situation unfolding in […]