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Well this was awkward. Carlos Lopez-Canterra was in the middle of dissing Charlie Crist for the television cameras, when lo and behold who should walk up behind him but Crist himself. via CBS Miami “Charlie is willing to say whatever...Show More Summary
(Credit: Gage Skidmore) A top liaison between Christie and local officials said her staff would receive "mandatory directives" to brush off calls.
by Russ Baker The US government’s latest report on the Boston Marathon bombing is so full of revealing information buried in plain sight, it seems as if an insider is imploring someone—anyone—to dig deeper. It reads like the work ofShow More Summary
The Treasury Department has quietly begun targeting taxpayers for their parents’ debts, most of which are due to public assistance program overpayment errors made decades ago.
A great thing happened at the end of 2013: A pack of corporate tax breaks that long ago should have been weeded out of the tax code finally expired due to congressional inaction and were dispatched to the graveyard of tax inequity. But...Show More Summary
Which Republican public relations firm is handling the Ku Klux Klan PR these days? They seem to be undergoing a "rebranding," that overused euphemism for papering over their past in order to renew interest in their future. Raw Story: “We don’t hate people because of their race. Show More Summary
Megachurch pastor John Hagee has prophesied that a “world shaking” event will take place some time during a sequence of four lunar eclipses between tomorrow and October 2015.
(Credit: Gage Skidmore) Three former state ethics commission officials are accusing the governor’s office of unprecedented interference with an agency set up to be free of political influence.
(Credit: changsterdam) Obama accused Moscow of supporting "armed pro-Russian separatists who threaten to undermine and destabilize the government of Ukraine".
(Credit: KoFahu meets the Mitropa) Akamai, which many large companies rely on for hosting as a CDN, has admitted that its Heartbleed patch was faulty.
Don't tell Fox News this, but the CBO published a report on Monday that said insurance premiums were likely to rise in 2015, but at rates that were less than originally estimated. In fact, CBO says the Affordable Care Act is on target to save the federal government billions more than originally estimated. Show More Summary
I was very pleased to hear that Donna Tartt won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction yesterday for "The Goldfinch," a wonderful and funny novel about art and memory. Award-winning books are too often selected on the basis of what readers "should" like, rather than what they actually do. Show More Summary
Well this is a very surprising move by Republicans in Nevada. I never would have thought they would strip out their anti-abortion/pro-life stance in the party platform, ever. Not that this will in any way cause pro-choice Republicans...Show More Summary
Mother Jones found an interview Frazier Glenn Miller did with David Pakman in 2010 when he was running for the Senate as a write-in candidate. Among others things, Miller loves Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan, but admittedly hates Howard Stern. Not...Show More Summary
The Reaction: Republican 2016 Presidential hopefuls are already trying to out-nutbar each other. Horizons: That Pew study showing that whites become more conservative as minority numbers grow got a lot of attention, but its premisesShow More Summary
A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the US Senate under the unlikely but wonderful title, "Let Me Google That For You".
Presidents Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin confronted one another in telephone talks Monday as a standoff over Ukraine escalated.
The Guardian and the Washington Post shared a Pulitzer Prize Monday for reporting on leaks from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
From the ever brilliant Tom Gauld comes "You're All Just Jealous of My Jetpack," a collection of cartoons. h/t Brain Pickings. Open thread below... [amazon]http://www.amazon.com/Youre-All-Just-Jealous-Jetpack/dp/1770461043/ref=sr_1_sc_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1397529814&sr=8-1-spell&keywords=tom+gauld+jetpac[/amazon]
Traditionally, a concerto is a type of musical work in which a solo instrument is supported by an orchestral accompaniment. If you look at this piece from that perspective, it would be a symphony; however, Bartók postulates that it is,...Show More Summary