Reality is a social construct. Today we have two divergent, almost contradictory realities in America, and the country is roughly evenly split between them.
This is because we tend to get trapped in a filter bubble where we simply don't see the news that the other half is focused on. We consume our news only from partisan outlets that echo and re-affirm our worldview.
The result is that each half of the population believes that the other half is crazy/stupid/intolerant. This is unhealthy, even dangerous.
This site is an attempt to intermingle daily news stories from both sides of the aisle so you can see what the other half of the country is seeing.
He signed one of the strongest gun-control laws in the country but lost his bid for reelection as governor over a massive increase in taxes.
Democrats want silence on the issue of crime.
The scrappy little mammal is so much more than an internet meme or a political mascot.
The committee investigating what led to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol will hold its first hearing since July on Wednesday, entering the final stage of its inquiry.
The House Freedom Caucus, the group that derailed Rep. Kevin McCarthy's bid to be speaker in 2015, isn't backing any single challenger this time around, Politico is reporting.
Erik Matson writes about economics and theology over on Capital Matters today.
Government lending for college is one of the greatest blunders the United States has ever made.
The World Bank president demonstrates how not to deflect gotcha questions.
A new class, the Cyber Bohemians, avoid work while living off their affluent parents.
Activists are twisting the closure of Tavistock as a win for gender ideology.
Though East Hampton is a solidly middle-class town in Connecticut, dozens of families are applying for free school meals for the first time as they contend with high food costs and tight budgets.
If the court accepts that this constitutes a legitimate injury, the rest is likely to follow.
I tend to believe that rock and pop albums can imprint themselves in a peculiarly strong way on listeners who are roughly between the ages of 12-24.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced his plan to address student loan debt, which includes debt forgiveness for certain borrowers and extending the pandemic-related payment pause.
The package would also provide major new aid to Ukraine, but its fate in an initial Senate vote on Tuesday is uncertain.
Democrat Sen. Jon Ossoff of Georgia spoke with Fox News Digital in an exclusive interview about his bipartisan Senate probe into prison deaths under the DOJ's watch.
Jon Hamm’s portrayal is an improvement on Chevy Chase’s goofball routine, but still bears little relation to the amoral cad in Gregory McDonald’s novels.
China’s security apparatus may not be able to see into the minds of the people, but it can make their lives a misery in the attempt.
The Justice Department submitted, as part of the special master review of the Mar-a-Lago search, a slightly revised inventory of the materials seized in the search, along with an FBI affidavit indicating that the new inventory fully reflects what …
Democrat Katie Hobbs takes the union line against parental choice.
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Most Democrats running in tight midterm races refused to say if they support any restrictions on abortion
The network was unusual because it attempted to influence U.S. users about American topics, a Meta official said.
Treasury joins in toppling a regional bank head who stood up to Beijing.
Jury selection begins on Tuesday in the case of Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right militia group, and four other members charged with seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
The Biden administration pledged to work with the country’s new leaders despite worries. Several Republicans hailed the Italian election results.
Paul LePage, who pioneered the tactics that propelled Trump into office, is running again for governor of Maine. Only this time, he’s quietly backing away from the former president.
With 6 weeks to go until Election Day, a new poll in the key battleground of Pennsylvania indicates Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman ahead of GOP nominee Mehmet Oz in the Senate race
It’s so light outside.
Denver Riggleman, a former staff member of the House committee investigating the assault on the Capitol, said the call came from a White House landline.
Notes on Ukraine, under assault by the Kremlin.
Congress’s official budget scorekeeper finally offers an estimate of the cost of forgiveness.
Rep. Matt Gaetz said he's "taking counsel" of possible media lawsuits during a Monday appearance on Newsmax, the latest in the Florida Republican's ongoing accusations battle.
Senate Democrats on Monday night released a short-term government funding bill that includes Sen. Joe Manchin's controversial permitting reform.
South Carolina Republican Rep. Ralph Norman says the election of Italy's new prime minister, Giorgia Meloni, is a reflection of what's to come in the United States.
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It’s the final weeks of the election campaign, and Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is relying on an old trope — a nonexistent GOP plan to eliminate popular old-age programs.
Our leaders of both parties now seem free to utter things completely at odds with reality and logic.
President Joe Biden has had difficulty getting traction with American voters on the economy, just six weeks before the midterm elections (Nov. 8).
In his propaganda about supposed child graves, Raisi is merely reading our own misinformation back to us.
Quillette podcast host Jonathan Kay speaks with Indian podcaster and YouTuber Kushal Mehra about the raucous, angry, informative, and often hilarious world of Indian YouTube.Helpful links for episode listeners
The notion that we live in an era of technological stagnation is shown to be absurdly false nearly every day.
Republican Senate nominee Herschel Walker targets Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia over crime, spotlights his independence from Donald Trump, in Fox News Digital interview
Johnson got Brexit done. She faces the much harder task of making it work.
President Biden has quickly backed demonstrators in Iran. When the country faced similar unrest 13 years ago, U.S. officials feared such a strong approach would be counterproductive.
Sen. Josh Hawley is introducing legislation to allow states to enforce federal immigration law -- including allowing them to deport illegal immigrants.
The idea of an Australian republic is attractive to some, but there's a strong case for a humble head of state.
The Congressional Budget Office said in a Monday letter that President Biden's student loan handout will cost American taxpayers more than $400 billion.
As Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor, John Fetterman has pushed for second chances for certain convicts. But crime has become a focal point for Republicans nationwide in the 2022 elections.
At the White House, President Biden plans to deliver remarks Tuesday focused on “lowering health care costs and protecting and strengthening Medicare and Social Security."
The FACE Act of 1994 makes it a federal crime to "injure, intimidate, or interfere" with someone seeking help from an abortion clinic or pro-life pregnancy center.
The first White House conference on hunger in over 50 years will tackle what the administration calls the country’s “urgent, nutrition-related health crisis.”
Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan showcases her support for law enforcement and border security in a new ad as she runs for re-election in battleground New Hampshire.
The House Jan. 6 committee's last scheduled public hearing will be on Wednesday. Here's what to expect.
The Justice Department antitrust case contends that the carriers’ cooperation in Boston and New York reduces competition.
Rep. Carlos Gimenez led a group of 50 of his GOP colleagues in a letter to three Biden administration Cabinet secretaries about a Chinese company buying land near an Air Force base.
The estimate by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office gauged the cost over 30 years, though the bulk of the effects to the economy would be felt over the next decade.
Allies spent millions in a sometimes secretive effort to weed out candidates who could cause the House leader trouble or jeopardize GOP victories in November.
Republicans, if elected to retake the House in the November midterm elections, will "provide oversight and let the American people know exactly how many hundreds of billions of dollars" the surge of immigrants is costing them since President Joe B…
Instead of offering voters contrasting solutions to the same problems, the two parties are highlighting entirely different issues.
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is demanding answers from Attorney General Merrick Garland on the FBI arrest last week of a pro-life Catholic activist in Pennsylvania.
China's surveillance state, Ken Burns's new documentary, and a tour of Indian YouTube.
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Teachers are on strike in Columbus, Ohio, demanding functioning air conditioning.
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Look closely at almost anything and you'll find data—lots of it. But what are those numbers really saying about who we are and what we believe? Harry Enten is on a mission to find out.
For months, concerns have been raised about under-performing, Trump-aligned candidates in key races. A bevy of new polling bears out those concerns.
Depending on whom you ask, Larry Krasner is either embattled or thriving.
At the former president’s first rally since the FBI search at Mar-a-Lago, the mood among his supporters veered from desperation to defiance.
The Senator would let the feds socialize the cost of renewable energy on states.
Perhaps it’s because these places have much to recommend them.
Three sudden and unexplained leaks in two Russian gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea? What a shame!
Belatedly canceling some debt is what a country does when it refuses to support students up front.
Lawyer Alina Habba told Newsmax that the first thing Republicans should do if they take back Congress in November is "clean up" the FBI and Justice Department of politicization.
President Biden’s loan-forgiveness plan offers younger Americans the same benefits that Boomers have been afforded all along.
Donald Trump's longtime adviser claimed that documentary video footage showing him endorsing violence was a "deep fake."
The U.K. is developing a genuine policy debate for a change.
Republicans have suggested impeaching the president on a few occasions now. The precise grounds for impeachment, though, aren't always clear.
As allies of then-President Donald Trump made a final push to overturn the election in late-December 2020, one of the key operatives behind the effort briefed then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows about his attempts to gain access to voting…
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Half — 50% — of likely voters in Texas back Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, while 42% support Democrat challenger Beto O'Rourke, according to a new Emerson College/The Hill poll.
Identity politics redirects radical energy away from the elites who promote it—a point illustrated by the 2022 Socialism Conference with rare clarity.
If confusion between moral and empirical claims persists, we will find ourselves asked to choose between the truth and our ethical preferences.
Is this the end of the Voting Rights Act?
The Supreme Court’s controversial Roe decision continues to reverberate across the country.
There are some signs of a drift toward issues where the party has an advantage, like the economy and immigration.
American's struggles with high inflation and supply-chain logistics could soon spill over to two of this nation's most popular consumer products - beer and candy.
Vice President Kamala Harris will meet on Wednesday in Japan with heads of semiconductor-related businesses as the Biden administration works to boost U.S. chips manufacturing, according to a senior administration official.