Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss what Kyle Rittenhouse’s future might look like post-acquittal.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave debate whether Joe Biden will really run for president again in 2024, and if he does, whether he will win.
Staff writer at The Hill, Rafael Bernal, details the ongoing presidential elections in Chile, and implications for the region.
Kim Iversen explains an underreported provision of the Build Back Better budget package.
Team Rising discusses the legal merits behind the verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial.
Robby Soave criticizes the ACLU for their interpretation of the verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial.
Ryan Grim details Wisconsin Republicans’ efforts to expand their power in the state legislature.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to a new report claiming that a seafood vendor at a market in Wuhan, China was the first known case of COVID-19.
Senior fellow at the Political Reform Program at New America, Lee Drutman, details his new report on the popularity and efficacy of ranked choice voting.
Today on What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds more voters say lawmakers in Congress serve more at the direction of their donors and party leaders compared to their constituents. This survey was conducted online within the United States from November 9 – 10
Krystal and Saagar track the central role that a business Hunter Biden has a direct stake in played in China’s chase for the Cobalt necessary for electric car batteries and other crucial products
Krystal scorches the Democratic Party operatives and grifters who are hoping Trump runs again in 2024 to boost the party’s political fortunes and generate large amounts of cash
Krystal and Saagar make sense of the resiliency starting to be seen in US supply chains as concerns mount about whether goods will be available in time for Christmas
Krystal and Saagar are joined by former Amazon worker and now labor organizer Chris Smalls to get an understanding of how the company is fighting unionization at all costs
Krystal and Saagar go through the details of the Ahmaud Arbery case where a black jogger was shot and killed during an attempted citizens arrest in Georgia
Krystal and Saagar cover the most recent reports about how Democratic Party insiders and those on the Biden campaign team have tried to reassure themselves that Biden will run again
Saagar covers how YouTube punished Breaking Points for covering the rape accusation and disappearance of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai and the perverse incentives this creates
Krystal and Saagar clear up the events and laws that factored into the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial that dominated the headlines and twitter punditry over the past few days
By Molly Fischer, Intelligencer Lately it has seemed possible that everything must change. Basic fixtures of American life, rules and institutions that had come to feel inevitable — in 2020 and 2021, they felt less inevitable than before. They felt perhaps untenable. Things like the cost of health […]
Forget Robin DiAngelo, Ibram X. Kendi, and The 1619 Project. Start with ending the drug war, says the Columbia University linguist. “The people who are calling themselves black people saviors don’t understand this, but they’re hurting black people because what they’re caught up in is more about virtue […]
Now, who does this sound like? Imagine if the Northern Ireland of the 1970s had been populated by 331 million people. “More than 3,600 people died during that conflict, and tens of thousands were injured. Despite the vast majority of Northern Irish people wanting peace, the era came […]
This is a pretty good critique/overview of “national conservatism” but it fails to point out the most important thing about it, which is that national conservatism is the latest neocon front movement. Notice that two of the movement’s leading intellectuals are a (likely) Pahlavist and an actual Israeli […]
REGISTER ABOUT THIS EVENT With the American withdraw from Afghanistan and the rising influence of China in the Far East, could we be witnessing the re-emergence of a multipolar world? And, if so, what will American national security require in this new paradigm? Join The American Conservative […]
By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Officials confirmed that Darrel E. Brooks, 39, was the alleged driver of an SUV that ran over dozens of people, killing five, during a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday evening. Waukesha Polie Chief Daniel Thompson said Brooks was charged with five counts […]
By SCOTT BAUER, MICHAEL BALSAMO and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The SUV driver who plowed into a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee, killing at least five people and injuring 48, was leaving the scene of a domestic dispute that had taken place just minutes […]
By Tom Woods “The unvaccinated” have become public enemy number one in record time. They can be stigmatized, marginalized, and penalized at will. People have been led to believe that they are in danger from the wicked unvaccinated. Günter Kampf of the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine […]
By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post resident Biden keeps saying he will run for reelection in 2024. Disgraced former president Donald Trump wants everyone to know he is leaning toward a run. (“I am certainly thinking about it and we’ll see,” Trump said in a recent interview. “I think […]
By Kim Bellware, Paulina Firozi, Reis Thebault, Mark Berman and Jennifer Hassan Washington Post WAUKESHA, Wis. — The driver accused of plowing his SUV through a Christmas parade in this suburban Milwaukee city on Sunday will face five counts of intentional homicide, police said Monday, after the […]
By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Another mob of looters targeted several San Francisco Bay Area retailers on Sunday night, marking the third such incident in as many days. Police told CBS San Francisco that they responded to the multiple calls of smash-and-grab looting incidents at the Southland Mall […]
By Eric Levitz, Intelligencer In August 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse brought an AR-15 to downtown Kenosha, Wisconsin, in the name of law and order. As protests and riots raged in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake, the 17-year-old Blue Lives Matter enthusiast felt called to serve […]
Joe Biden’s Big Squeeze Progressive donors to the left of him, cynical centrists to the right — a theory of why his popular agenda is so unpopular.
By Jonathan Chait, New York Magazine It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that the fate of American democracy may hinge on President Joe Biden’s success. If his approval rating sinks too far below 50 percent, it becomes more likely than not that the next election will reinstall […]
Our enemy, the state.
By Brigid Kennedy The Week Though about half of American voters support Democrats’ sweeping social safety net and climate change package, roughly 4 in 10 voters also worry the agenda will worsen inflationary pressures, despite President Biden’s continued assurances to the contrary, a new Morning Consult/Politico poll reveals. Forty-nine […]
By Damon Linker The Week Stephen Hayes and Jonah Goldberg, center-right pundits and co-founders of The Dispatch, have been getting some good press for quitting their longstanding gigs as talking heads on Fox News. The occasion of their protest is Patriot Purge, a revisionist and conspiracy-laden documentary about […]
By Brendan Morrow The Week CNN just showed viewers a “live, real-time example” of censorship in China with a live feed of its segment on tennis star Peng Shuai being cut off. CNN on Monday morning discussed Peng Shuai, the Chinese tennis star who recently disappeared after making sexual […]
By Brendan Morrow The Week A new report from New York’s State Assembly has found there is “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) engaged in sexual harassment. The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday released a 46-page report following an eight-month impeachment investigation into the former governor, […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week It’s a sign of how much the Donald Trump era has scrambled our politics that the American right — which not so long ago reflexively and joyfully defended capitalist prerogatives — is now actively considering whether big business has become so powerful that […]
By Samuel Goldman The Week What is Christian nationalism? Unless you’re a devoted student of religion and politics, you’d be forgiven for wondering. The concept has circulated for decades in scholarly circles, where it was more often used in an international context than applied to the United States. […]
Krystal and Saagar discuss the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, Ahmaud Arbery case, Joe Biden running for re-election, Hunter Biden’s business dealing, supply chains ahead of the holiday season, YouTube censoring Breaking Points, delusional Democrats, the fight to unionize Amazon, and more! Merch: https://breaking-points.myshopify.com/ Amazon Labor: https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-th… Timestamps: Rittenhouse: 0:00 […]
Mobile Home Residents Fight Evictions in Upstate New York; Analysis of Charlottesville & Rittenhouse Trials
It’s Going Down Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Welcome, to This Is America, November 20th, 2021. On this episode, first we speak with the resident of a mobile home park in upstate New York, about how they are organizing to push back against a […]
By Peter R. Quiñones If you ever concerned yourself with Kyle Rittenhouse (KR) crossing state lines with a scary AR-15 there’s a reason: that was the narrative constructed almost immediately by the corporate press. It had nothing to do with the facts of the case. To shine a […]
The civilian sectors of the military-industrial complex and the deep state, like the intelligence services and defense companies, are the real power, and not the uniformed military leadership. By Ethan Barton | Fox News Austin, Milley, McKenzie could have offered resignation to send powerful message to Biden, retired […]
‘Do-gooders’ are often judged harshly. Why do we resent their acts of altruism or question their motives?
Because they don’t know how to mind their own business and they’re often not as “kind” as they let on. By David Robson, BBC Have you ever come across someone who is incredibly kind and morally upright – and yet also deeply insufferable? They might try to do […]
By Tim Arango New York Times Chesa Boudin, the district attorney of San Francisco, will face a recall election next year after a backlash in one of America’s most liberal cities to his policies aimed at reducing the number of people in jails and prisons. Elections officials in […]
By Jeremy Scahill, The Interception ANY DEMOCRATS, LIBERALS, traditional conservatives, and even some leftists continue to tell themselves that the election of Joe Biden was the first step toward restoring U.S. standing in the world after the damage caused by Donald Trump. And in a variety of ways — […]
By Dominick Mastrangelo The Hill Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was acquitted of murder last week after shooting and killing two people in Kenosha, Wis., during civil unrest there last year, said he supports the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. “I’m not a racist person. I support the BLM movement,” […]
Police say they have a person of interest in custody after a fast-moving SUV broke through a barricade at a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, killing at least five and injuring more than 40 people.
By Grayson Quay The Week President Biden assured key donors and allies at a fundraising event last month that he plans to run for a second presidential term in 2024, the Washington Post reports. If elected, he would be 82 years old on Inauguration Day, shattering the record […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Something happened on May 25th, 2020, when George Floyd’s heart stopped, something revolutionary. As the whole country watched helplessly while a clearly psychotic police officer murdered a bound and incapacitated human being before a captive audience on a […]
By Helen Davidson, The Guardian The disappearance of the Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai has dominated international news in recent days, but inside China there is barely a whisper. Peng – the former doubles World No 1 – has not been heard from in more than two weeks, […]