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Leaked Memo Shows No Evil Foods Justifying Laying Off Workers With No Severance

'Not being able to provide severance was one of the hardest, most painful decisions that our leadership team has ever had to make.'


How Not to Do Unemployment Journalism 101

Felix Salmon's 'deep dive' into unemployment fraud is astonishingly lazy and credulous.

Felix Salmon on 'Axios on HBO'

The House Takes a Gigantic, Meaningless Step To End Forever War

The repeal of the 2002 AUMF is a nice gesture, but it's nowhere near enough.

The World
U.S. Navy Sailors load an AGM-114 Hellfire missile onto an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter.

The Texas Government Is Letting Us All Burn

As the state faces another energy grid crisis, our governor is busy trying to crowdfund for a border wall.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at the WTTC Global Summit 2016

Please Save the ‘View’ Ladies From Meghan McCain

An EGOT winner is being held hostage by John McCain's daughter!

Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain fight on The View

State Birds, Ranked

All birds are gods, but only one U.S. state bird can be the best.

A collage of six state birds of America

The COVID Housing Crisis Is Crushing the Service Industry

'There's such a lack of housing, any time I run an ad there's no response.'


Fighting Off Climate Doomerism With Kate Aronoff

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Climate Change

The Worst Politicians In Ohio

The Buckeye State's greatest monsters.

Worst Politicians In America

Nothing Is Stupider Than This

Biden and Putin are meeting, so you know what that means: BODY LANGUAGE ANALYSIS.

Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin sit during their summit meeting in Geneva, Switzerland

Congrats to Marjorie Taylor Greene for Somehow Fucking Up a Holocaust Apology

So close.

Fever Swamp

BuzzFeed’s ‘Community’ Scam Is a Nightmare Come True

For every prize-winning post, countless other writers will work for free and never get a cent.

Death of Media
Several rows of pink and orange melting upward trend illustrations

The Insanity of the Twist In This Pride Video Cannot Be Overstated

Prepare yourself.

Bad Online
A still image from the Old Gays TikTok video

What Part of This Do Democrats Not Understand

Republicans are sending very obvious signals that they will never put any Biden nominee on the Supreme Court. Yet Democrats do nothing.

Mitch McConnell speaking in the Senate

All the Random YouTube Videos I Watched This Spring

Please take an unsolicited deep dive into my YouTube watch history.

A smattering of screenshots from various makeup tutorial and professional YouTube videos

Seriously, Just Keep Giving Us the Money, Again and Always!!!

One more time for the folks in the back.

White House

Nothing Can Prepare You for the Horrors of the Smith College Library Rap Video

RIP hip hop, you had a good run.

Bad Online

The NYC Mayor’s Race Has Way Bigger Problems Than Where Eric Adams Lives

Adams is embroiled in a truly ludicrous scandal—but he would be a bad mayor for much more serious reasons.

Eric Adams speaking at the NYC mayoral debate on CBS New York

Kamala Harris’ Empty Words

The vice president's speech in Guatemala was hollow, cruel, and disingenuous—just like the Biden administration's overall immigration policy.

Kamala Harris speaks in Guatemala

The Democrats’ Bigoted Smear Campaign Against Ilhan Omar

House Democrats are going after Omar because she had the gall to say that America and Israel do not deserve special treatment in international courts.

Ilhan Omar speaking at an event for Bernie Sanders in 2020
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