Matthew YglesiasI would just note that the first space shuttle was named Enterprise, so Trek homage is nothing new for government space efforts.
Big problem is the Space Force should use naval ranks like Starfleet instead of this Air Force nonsense.
Our roundtable discusses the Oscar chances for Sam Mendes’s "one shot" war movie.
Matthew YglesiasAny time there is a valid pretext to make some World War I content I am there.
It’s all in here: 1917! The Hindenburg Line! All Quiet on the Western Front! The shifting historiography of German war guilt!
As fiscal-cliff negotiations continue, reports indicate that the two sides are still at an impasse on Sunday afternoon because the GOP insists that...
Matthew YglesiasCompared to where I was 8 years ago, I am both more convinced that Chained CPI is “more correct” as a technical matter and also more convinced that cutting Social Security benefits is a bad idea.
The potential return of the "grand bargain" on budgetary balance.
Matthew YglesiasThere have been a lot of overblown disagreements in this primary.
But there’s some chance Rs will change their minds about the “grand bargain” if Dems win in 2020 and it matters whether the president is inclined to take them up on it.
Matthew YglesiasThe Obama-Biden administration repeatedly offered to cut Social Security benefits in order to achieve a “balanced” debt reduction strategy.
Sanders & Warren objected and Republicans wouldn’t go for it.
Matthew YglesiasThere is *some* nuance to the whole thing, but Joe Biden has definitely proposed cutting Social Security benefits a whole bunch of times.
Many parents have jobs, not careers — but the issue matters to everyone.
Matthew YglesiasI’ve gotten a little obsessed with this: Because politicians and the people who run presidential campaigns are very career-oriented people, Democrats slide into talking about child care as if everyone is like that.