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Mark Riley: The Intersection of Politics and Culture

May 30, 2023

Do Republicans eat themselves? When it’s Texas, and the person in question is Attorney General Ken Paxton. There’s a deal in the debt ceiling debacle. Is it time to put the whole thing out to pasture? There’s the story of the lawyer who used ChatGPT in court. Suffice to say it did not go well. Why are judges...

May 17, 2023

Exploring Political Deception: Why Politicians Lie and Voter Reaction - Democratic Party's Immigration Divide - Post-Title 42 Border Challenges under Biden - Debt Ceiling Crisis: Possible Solutions and Impact - The Jordan Neely Case: A Closer Look

May 9, 2023

Good ol' USA...Mass Shootings, Abortion Rights, Clarence Thomas, Donald Trump, the Proud Boys, Tucker Carlson, and Texas. Did I leave anything out? 

Apr 25, 2023

Fox News settled with Dominion Voting Systems for $787 million dollars. This was just as the 1.6-billion-dollar lawsuit was set to get underway.

What does it mean for Fox, Dominion, Smartmatic, which still has a suit pending, and journalism in general? Two knocks on wrong doors, two people shot. Is this really Stand...

Apr 18, 2023

I’ve reluctantly, painfully concluded that America is creeping toward a form of fascism I think most of us would never imagine. The signs are there, and I’m not at all sure that most people see them. Over the past week or two, I’ve been thinking to myself, what has America come to? American democracy, criminal...