cannabis leaf superimposed on US capitol

Federal Cannabis Regulation: Stuck in the Weeds

The legal marijuana market is growing like weeds in the field. Analysts project that worldwide, consumers will spend $16.9 billion on legal cannabis this...
President Trump and William Barr shake hands in the Oval Office

Trump’s Congressional Subpoena Fight Explained

President Trump has effectively said he will not comply with a plethora of Congressional subpoenas. He refused to turn over a full copy of...
Image of letter from Mueller to Barr

READ: Mueller’s Letter to Attorney General Barr

Mueller's letter to Barr In late March, Special Counsel Robert Mueller sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr expressing concern about Mr. Barr's letter...
Dark image of the Night King from GoT S. 8, Ep. 3

Why Game of Thrones Ep. 3 Was So Dark

"The Long Night," the third episode of the final season of Game of Thrones contained one of the most epic sustained action sequences ever...

PODCAST: The Mueller Report (with Nicholas Grossman)

The Mueller Report is in the books. Nicholas Grossman, international relations professor at the University of Illinois and editor at Arc Digital, joins Taylor...

What to Expect from the Mueller Report

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is coming Thursday. If Attorney General William Barr's summary is to be believed, those hoping for a grand expose...
AG William Barr shakes hands with Donald Trump in the Oval Office

What to Make of the Barr Letter and the Mueller Report

Attorney General William P. Barr provided Congress with a letter summarizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. The letter marked the conclusion of Mr....
Chart of relative amounts of various drugs seized at and between legal points of entry

Evaluating Claims About Drug Seizures at the Border

The amount of drugs seized between legal points of entry has become a key point in the debate over President Trump's proposed border wall....

Mysterious New Construction Underway at North Korea’s Sohae Launch Facility

Recent commercial satellite images show new construction work at the Sohae (Tongchang-ri) Launch Facility in North Korea. The new activity comes just days after...
The U.S. Capitol against a backdrop of dollars.

The National Debt in Five Charts

The national debt is unimaginably large and it is growing larger. The costs of caring for an aging population are driving unsustainable budget deficits...