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U.S. journalism wins gold in mental gymnastics

4 August 2021 6:16 pm

From softball to women’s soccer to the mixed relay, the United States has had an underwhelming Olympics. But fear not,…

The return of mask mandate mania

3 August 2021 7:17 am

Masks and COVID tests are here to stay for kids returning to school in LA. On Thursday, the Los Angeles…

Has Mike Lindell lost it?

31 July 2021 11:51 pm

What is it about Donald Trump that his closest associates seem to all go irredeemably insane? On Thursday, the CEO…

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GOP House staffers on mask mandate: ‘lol no’ 

29 July 2021 12:20 pm

Underpaid and over-opinionated: Republican House staffers are not putting up with a new mask mandate. On Tuesday, the US House…

NYT dogged by snarling anti-Trumpers

29 July 2021 7:11 am

‘Can We Drop a Dog Walker for Her Political Opinions?’ asks a letter-writer to this week’s edition of the New…

Trouble for the US at the Woke-yo Olympics

27 July 2021 3:38 pm

Can Trumpists still believe in ‘America First’ if they root against America in the Olympics? Yes, apparently. The US team…

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Is NPR jealous of the Daily Wire?

21 July 2021 3:27 pm

‘Hey, that’s some nice Facebook traffic you’re getting. Would be a shame if something happened to it.’ That’s the tone,…

No Love for pornstar Brandi at the Turning Point summit

20 July 2021 11:35 am

Porn star Brandi Love made waves at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit in Tampa this weekend after the group…

Can you afford AOC’s ‘Tax the Rich’ sweater?

20 July 2021 7:23 am

The revolution may or may not be televised. But it will be turned into branded merch to be sold through…

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The New York Times has caused more vaccine hesitancy than Fox News

14 July 2021 10:13 am

During the Trump years, Fox News was notorious for carrying advertisements with a target audience of one. Dueling ads would…

Biden lures teen pop sensation Olivia Rodrigo to the White House

14 July 2021 2:13 am

Cockburn’s nieces have just bundled into the kitchen, squealing about someone called Olivia Rodrigo visiting the White House tomorrow. A…

Slanging matches at the CPAC Texas carnival

13 July 2021 12:36 pm

The circus came to Dallas this weekend with a who’s-who of Adderall-ridden e-celebrities for the Texas edition of Conservative Political…

Is the Lincoln Project going left?

8 July 2021 1:12 am

The Twinkin Project scrambled together enough donor cash to hire Democratic strategist Joe Trippi as a senior adviser, the group…

The National Anthem is doomed

3 July 2021 10:08 am

Cockburn is going to get ahead of things and announce it right now: ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ is doomed. Accept it,…

Who killed Ashli Babbitt?

1 July 2021 6:09 am

Who shot Ashli Babbitt, the pro-Trump Air Force veteran who was killed by police during the January 6 riot at…

Tucker versus the Deep State

30 June 2021 10:05 pm

Tucker Carlson is at war with the National Security Agency, and it makes great TV. Two nights running, the Fox…

Does Derek Chauvin deserve a 22-year sentence?

26 June 2021 8:38 am

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to over 22 years in prison by Judge Peter Cahill on Friday…

The Lincoln Project or Hunter Biden: who is more bulletproof?

24 June 2021 7:42 am

Surely they can’t keep getting away with it. Oh, who is Cockburn kidding? Of course they can. Tuesday was a…

Victoria’s Secret clips its angels’ wings

18 June 2021 2:55 am

Millions of unshaved lesbians are celebrating this week after Victoria’s Secret decided to go all-in on marketing with a butch…

Florida’s congressional race to the bottom

16 June 2021 7:09 am

Oh joy! A fake scientist under indictment for hacking wants to oust alleged snow-sniffer and congressman Matt Gaetz, who is…

No, Jon Stewart’s Wuhan lab tirade is not ‘fringe’ opinion

15 June 2021 7:16 pm

Cockburn is old enough to remember when famous comedians sought to be transgressive. He recalls when they were funny, too.…

CNN broadcasts BDSM

12 June 2021 4:20 am

Did anyone else catch the sordid humiliation porn screened on CNN Thursday? The nine-minute clip featured a MILF-cum-dominatrix who works…

Won’t someone please think of the billionaires?

11 June 2021 8:00 am

As that peerless philosopher of the 20th century Marvin Gaye once pointed out, there are three things in life of…

Which New York Times staffers are worth fighting for?

10 June 2021 7:00 pm

The New York Times fiercely defended editorial board member Mara Gay this week after she faced ridicule on Twitter for…

No one will care about the Hunter Biden N-word scandal

9 June 2021 9:26 am

Newly published text messages from Hunter Biden reveal that Hunter Biden…is an American with actual freedom of speech! How lucky…