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.
American officials said they hoped the commitment would spur allies to make similar donations, as many Ukrainians head into winter without power or water.
Louisiana aims to be the latest state in America to prohibit outright any non-U.S. citizen voting statewide, a move toward election integrity red states may consider.
China’s dissenters are isolated. But they are not as isolated as they once were.
The Republican Senate candidate listed his Atlanta residence on public records as a rental property in 2021, while receiving a homestead exemption in Texas.
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows must testify in front of a Georgia grand jury investigating alleged interference in the 2020 election by former President Donald Trump, the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
The aspiring Republican House speaker disavowed the prominent white nationalist Nick Fuentes and his ideology, but declined to directly criticize former President Donald J. Trump for meeting with him.
Days before the Georgia Senate runoff election next week, Senator Raphael Warnock’s ad shows people watching Herschel Walker’s remarks in disbelief, and embarrassment.
A jury in federal court in Washington convicted Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the far-right militia, and one of his subordinates for a plot to keep Donald Trump in power.
The whole situation demonstrates just how much of a charade any judicial proceeding is in Hong Kong in the wake of the 2020 National Security Law.
A male runner who has been permitted to compete against girls at Seattle Academy
The policy, established to even the racial scales, has been systematically punishing Asian-Americans.
Newly obtained internal emails reveal that the National School Boards Association (NSBA) coordinated extensively with the Biden administration before releasing the infamous letter that equated concerned parents with domestic terrorists.
The bipartisan measure would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, which defined marriage as being between one man and one woman.
Two recent studies have highlighted the challenges Jews in the U.S. continue to face on campus and in the workplace.
New York City landlords may soon be prohibited from performing criminal background checks on prospective tenants.
Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker, facing renewed and growing questions about his residency in the final week of the runoff campaign, described himself during a campaign speech in January as living in Texas and said he decided to…
She worked with the family for over 40 years, mostly for Senator Ted Kennedy. But her duties went far beyond the office.
Beijing rejected foreign mRNA shots, putting its citizens at greater risk.
A man’s heroes are often a testament to his character.
Senator Ted Cruz, R-Texas, introduced an amendment to the Senate's Respect for Marriage Act regarding the risks of incestuous, polygamous, and child marriage under the law.
Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen claims shipping companies UPS and FedEx are helping the Biden administration skirt laws that prohibit the federal government from creating a national gun owner registry, according to a letter sent to the com…
Even after a disappointing midterm election, the former president retains his grip on the GOP.
The traditional midterm-election dynamic—wherein the president’s party takes a major hit—appears to have failed to materialize.
Gay identities are based on biological sex; gender identities erase biological sex and replace it with gender.
The Federal Reserve failed to anticipate the worst inflation since the 1970s and is now administering medicine that will sicken rather than cure the patient. Restoring price stability, Fed ...
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Former President Trump fired back at Mitch McConnell on Tuesday after the minority leader criticized him for having dinner with White nationalist Nick Fuentes and Kanye West.
President Joe Biden is asking Congress to intervene to avert a potentially crippling freight rail strike before Christmas and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling a vote this week to do so, even if it means handing a defeat to Democratic allies i…
The justices wrestled with questions about states’ standing to sue, whether the guidelines were lawful and the limits of judicial power over immigration.
The global law firm fired me for defending the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision.
Freedom Caucus members are supporting a rule change that would make it easier to fire or slash the salary of federal workers, and are already naming some targets.
Before his abuses of power were exposed, he was celebrated as a scourge of Nazis, Communists, and subversives.
Charging stations for electric vehicles in rural states could operate at a loss for a decade or more.
Top Hungarian official: 'Europe is sleepwalking into a conflict it cannot possibly win'
Gender critical feminists are among those who have been excluded from Twitter for years. The time is right for a correction.
Ethnic political clout may be more of a hindrance than a boon when it comes to economic success.
It’s plausible he didn’t know who Fuentes was. But he does like to test political boundaries.
Here are the lawmakers who are likely to decide McCarthy's fate in January's House speaker election.
President Biden visited Michigan, a presidential battleground state, to tout the growth in manufacturing jobs during his tenure.
China’s lockdown strategy was aimed at helping a new Mao consolidate power.
Texas sued the Biden administration after it said agents would prioritize for deportation only recent border crossers and those deemed a threat to public safety.
Think of that hypocrisy the next time the president tries to meddle in private industries like Amazon and Starbucks. Or when it's your kids being taught by a bad teacher protected by a union. Biden...
By pleading not guilty, he is forcing Hong Kong officials to own their lies.
The traditional turned extremist Republican continues to exhibit strength in a key state.
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The top two Republicans in Congress condemned former president Donald Trump's dinner with Ye and Nick Fuentes, who have both espoused antisemitic views.
Rep. Kevin McCarthy claimed both Donald Trump and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) have denounced white nationalist Nick Fuentes. In reality, neither has.
The personal is political. But don’t take the politics too personally.
Electoral Count Act reform is the most urgent priority for the lame-duck session.
The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday said the Air Force had a "uniform" practice of denying service members' religious exemption requests to the Pentagon's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
After a year that saw record number of border crossings, it appears that the Biden administration's immigration woes are only increasing as 2022 comes to a close.
A bipartisan group of 61 senators, including 12 Republicans, voted for the measure.
President Joe Biden and the media's early praise for China's so-called "zero COVID" policies are "shameful" in light of ongoing protests, Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., told Newsmax.
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It’s worth noting that Venezuela’s sanctions reprieve will come at the expense of key U.S. ally Guyana.
The Justice Department's investigation into the White House documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort is among the most politically explosive probes in recent years.
A British woman with Down syndrome has lost her challenge of a law that allows the aborting of babies with the diagnosis up until birth.
A new style of activism in the white-collar workplace is reshaping corporate life.
Election deniers lost in the midterms, but they’re not done yet.
The panel of seven men and five women deliberated for three days before finding Rhodes and a co-defendant guilty of conspiring to oppose by force the lawful transition of presidential power.
With one week to go before Georgia's Senate runoff, heavy hitters and big dollars from both national parties are pouring into the state for a race that will determine the balance of power in the Democratic-controlled Senate next year.
In his new book, Murakami attempts to set the limits of what he wants people to know about him—and that isn’t much.
Jim Garrison’s theory of the presidential assassination was based on false evidence and homophobic paranoia. Yet many still believe he was right.
The 61-to-36 vote sends the legislation back to the House, which is expected to approve it and send it to President Biden.
Last week's protests at an iPhone plant affirm that the company's compromised approach to China is risky and unsustainable.
Democratic leaders might be more confident in him now. Democratic-leaning voters are another matter.
All eyes are on former President Donald Trump, who has launched another White House bid.
The Shapiro and Fetterman victories show there's more than one way to win as a Democrat.
President Joe Biden's federal student loan forgiveness program, which promises to deliver up to $20,000 of debt relief for millions of borrowers, is on hold indefinitely as legal challenges work their way through the courts.
Biden is right to ask Congress to intervene to stop a damaging nationwide work stoppage.
The Senate on Tuesday passed the Respect for Marriage Act Tuesday in a bipartisan vote, which will codify the right to same-sex marriage into federal law.
The Department of Defense said China has taken advantage of the President Joe Biden's bungled withdraw from Afghanistan to damage the U.S. diplomatically with its allies.
Foreman of track maintenance for a major railway, Eric Mallow, joined Newsmax on Tuesday to advocate for better conditions for the United States' rail workers.
Forty-nine Senate Democrats and 12 Republicans voted for the Respect for Marriage Act, which now goes back to the House before Biden can sign it into law.
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A slim Republican majority might spite itself to own the libs.
The profound difference in quality of life on opposing sides of the 38th parallel today offers a rebuke to those who portray the US-led intervention in Korea as immoral or futile.
Former President Donald Trump will participate in a tele rally for Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker, but will not campaign for him in person before the December runoff.
Democratic and Republican leaders prepared to intercede as President Biden warned the prospect of a December strike put the U.S. economy “at risk.”
We need so much more mercy.
The conflict in Ukraine won't end anytime soon.
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The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that will codify the right to same-sex and interracial marriage.
Solzhenitsyn’s Ivan Denisovich at 60.
There is "widespread agreement" among leadership in both parties to pass an omnibus spending package next month, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., announced Tuesday.
Republicans are coming to Washington not to legislate or to govern, but to fight.
A new lawsuit would level the playing field for the political parties.
The U.S. has condemned efforts of El Salvador President Nayib Bukele and other Salvadoran officials of interfering in election races after allegations were made by a California Democrat.
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