March 30, 2022 2:20 pm

Nathan Rabin: Why Gen X Is Super Media-Literate

The Joy of Trash author talks about how D.A.R.E., bad TV, Weird Al Yankovic, and 9/11 created a generation of ironic idealists.

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March 3, 2022 12:30 pm

Supreme Court Rules the CIA Can Keep Mouths Shut About Its Post-9/11 Torture Black Sites

All of this is a transparent effort to stop lawsuits from those who have been tortured.

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January 10, 2022 2:40 am

America’s Justice System Says Jan. 6 Was Neither A Terrorist Attack Nor An Insurrection

Contrary to President Biden’s hyperbole, the Jan. 6 Capitol riot wasn’t an insurrection, sedition, or a terrorist attack.

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January 9, 2022 7:00 am

There is no comparison

There is no comparison from 9/11 to January 6. Kamala Harris is absolutely crazy to even suggest this. 

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January 7, 2022 6:49 am

Echoing Jimmy Carter, Kamala Harris Cites ‘Malaise’ As Drag On Country

The VP used her speaking time on Thursday to echo former President Jimmy Carter and cite “malaise” as the primary drag on the United States.

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December 29, 2021 4:30 am

We Said Good Riddance to the Afghan War in 2021. Unfortunately, It’s Not Actually Over.

Our drones still patrol the skies, and our tax dollars will be paying off the costs of failed nation-building for decades.

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October 26, 2021 3:00 am

The PATRIOT Act’s Poisoned Tree

Two decades after 9/11, the government’s appetite for spying has only grown.

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October 25, 2021 5:30 am

Americans Now Prefer Smaller Government, But May Not Get It

No matter what the public wants, crises typically leave the state more powerful.

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October 18, 2021 1:35 pm

Put the Whole Department of Transportation on Paternity Leave

Pete Buttigieg attracted some criticism for taking time off. But it’s telling that no one initially realized he was gone.


October 13, 2021 11:43 am

Why Millennials and Gen Z Hate Boomers, and What To Do About It.

Karla Vermeulen’s Generation Disaster: Coming of Age Post-9/11 is a starting place to mend the new generation gap.

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October 6, 2021 12:59 pm

How Afghanistan Became the First ‘Feminist’ War

Rafia Zakaria’s controversial Against White Feminism challenges the status of icons like Simone de Beauvoir, Betty Friedan, and Eve Ensler.

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