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Millennial Warning: Al Gore is not groovy

One of the great mysteries of modern politics is why millennials have the lowest voter turnout rate of any age group. The U.S. system...

It Could've Happened: Journalism's Brave New World

I didn’t think much of the New York Times story on Donald Trump possibly not paying taxes for 18 years, as I noted here...

Did the New York Times just get played by Roger Stone...

The story of the campaign at the moment is that Donald Trump has possibly not paid taxes for almost two decades, as the New...

Elizabeth Warren’s Political Theater

I admit I’m baffled by all the praise being heaped on Senator Elizabeth Warren for her comments to Well Fargo criminal mastermind and CEO,...

The 38 Studios Strikeout: Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's momentous raid...

In Rhode Island, a state known for cronyism and corruption, the 38 Studios scam may go down as one of the greatest ever. And the best...

Anthony Weiner: From late night laughs to potential criminal investigation

Washington Babylon reported several times last month on disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner's continued sexting and said that if underage girls were involved, his conduct...

Donald Trump Jr., Skittles and ISIS's Captured Syrian Passports

The latest vapid uproar of campaign 2016 involves Donald Trump Jr. posting a tweet that "Compared Syrian Refugees to Poisoned Skittles," according to an...

Will Mosul be Recaptured? Nope, just pre-election White House spin

For weeks press accounts have talked excitedly about an imminent attack on Mosul, which ISIS captured two years ago and is where Abu Bakr...

New report details Seth Magaziner's real estate follies and public pension...

The release last Friday of a forensic audit of the Rhode Island public pension system's real estate portfolio reveals a dire situation for state Treasurer...

What's in New DNC Leaks cache? A lot — and here's...

A hacker (or hackers) has recently released a new cache of material taken directly from the computer systems of the Democratic Party and the materials...