America’s Long Humiliation

“OK, Boomer!” This meme began circulating in 2019. Mostly driven by Generation Z, it pokes fun at the mores and…

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What is Donald Trump’s Legacy?

And just like that, he was gone. He left in the worst way possible, too. That will surely mar his…

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The Biggest Winners and Losers of 2020

2020, definitively, was the year that history began again. If you had any more doubts that the “End of History”…

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Election 2020 Results: The Seventh Party System is Here

Yes, there was fraud. No, we don’t know the extent of it. No, it probably won’t change the result, even…

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The Stronger, Safer, Prouder, 21st Century Republican Party Platform (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed the emergence of a new Republican Party for the coming epoch in American politics. Now, we…

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The Stronger, Safer, Prouder, 21st Century Republican Party Platform (Part 1)

Anyone who’s remotely honest would tell you that the 2020 Republican National Convention was an unparalleled triumph. The truest measure…

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Are the Coronavirus Lockdowns Chinese Information Warfare?

One of the reasons why it was easy to overreact to the Chinese coronavirus was because China was taking it…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 5: Fortune Frowns

Ancient people had deep respect for the will of fortune and Homer’s “strong force of fate.” These, they said, were…

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The 2020 Forecast – Episode 3: The Democratic Quagmire

Like you, I’ve watched with amusement as the Democrats, frothing with a still-waxing derangement, have stumbled into tar pit after…

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2018 Midterm Election Debriefing

So, most of the smoke has cleared. Let’s start weighing how well things in Stumped have held up. First, here…

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