Politics, Moderate



Surviving staying at home may be greatest trick of all

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Knowing that everyone is going a bit stir crazy sheltering in place to slow the spread of coronavirus, I have assembled a carefully researched list of extremely smart things you and your family can do to stay healthy, sane and only lightly cannibalistic.

Feel free to wire me large amounts of money to show your gratitude for this public service....Read more

Social distancing is a godsend for those who hate other people

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

One of the best things people across the country can do to combat the coronavirus pandemic is "social distancing."

It sounds like a new-age ritual you pay Gwyneth Paltrow $1,000 to learn about, but it's actually an effective public health technique aimed at slowing the spread of a contagious disease like COVID-19. 0%


Social distancing ...Read more

Viruses aren't contained by lies

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

President Donald Trump will soon find lies don't kill a virus.

He can deflect and reassure Americans the novel coronavirus outbreak is "totally under control" until his tweeting fingers are raw, but the virus won't care. It will spread.

Viruses are stubborn like that, best contained by honesty and competence, not bluster.

There are now more ...Read more

Is Sanders best man for the job?

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

While Sen. Bernie Sanders is now the front-runner in the Democratic presidential primary, there's still ample confusion over which of the remaining candidates stands the best chance of beating President Donald Trump in November.

To help straighten things out, I've assembled my own expert panel of political pundits, much like the very important ...Read more

Limbaugh thinks nation not ready for happily married man

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Right-wing radio host Rush Limbaugh, who daily demonstrates what would happen if a landfill learned to vent its decomposition gases into a microphone, has smartly weighed in on Democratic presidential ...Read more

If Democrats don't band together, Trump wins in November

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

OK, I need the following people to come here: liberals, Democrats, progressives, liberal-leaning centrists, alleged independents, guy at the coffee shop who doesn't believe in "political labels," and anyone else who hasn't taken membership in the Cult of Trump.

Have a seat and give a listen: Donald Trump is probably going to be re-elected in ...Read more

A special look at Trump's State of the Union speech

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Utilizing my globally respected powers of precognition, I've obtained an advance copy of President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, which he'll deliver Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress.

Trump was impeached by the House of Representatives but is likely to be acquitted by the Senate on Wednesday. As expected, his State of...Read more

Kobe's is a death that shakes us

Politics, Moderate / Rex Huppke /

Kobe Bryant's death shook us.

It's what happens when people larger than life -- complete with their flaws and their failings -- die suddenly.

Too young. Too unexpected.

Too much.

The news of a ...Read more


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