President Obama, after announcing that North Korea hacked Sony according to the FBI, has followed with an attempt to calm the anger at North Korea. He declared last Sunday that in his opinion it wasn’t an act of war, but an act of “cybervandalism” and promises a “proportional” response. Show More Summary
"The Islamic State’s vaunted exercise in state-building appears to be crumbling as living conditions deteriorate across the territories under its control, exposing the shortcomings of a group that devotes most of its energies to fighting battles and enforcing strict rules. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) By far the most remarkable article of the week was Richard Haass in the Wall Street Journal on Christmas eve, saying it is time for American foreign policy to seek... regime change in North Korea! They don’t make ‘em...Show More Summary
The manager of a haunted house in Deer Park, Ohio, decorated his yard with a Zombie Nativity Scene for Christmas, complete with a scarred and fanged Baby Jesus and skeletal Three Kings who had beheaded a second Magi. "I wanted a nativity scene and I worked with what I had," said Jasen Dixon. Show More Summary
Guest post by Michael Strickland After shoving crosses up their butts last month, the militant feminist group known as FEMEN have staged yet another “protest”. This time, one of their members stormed the Vatican nativity scene on Christmas day and … Continue reading ?
To the Catholic Church's "seven deadly sins," Pope Francis has added the "15 ailments of the Curia." Francis issued a blistering indictment of the Vatican bureaucracy Monday, accusing the cardinals, bishops and priests who serve himShow More Summary
The Interview Goes Live Sony Pictures released its beleaguered Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy on several streaming sites Wednesday, in a move that sidesteps concerns about online threats made against theaters that show the film, but hundreds of theaters are still screening it West Awakes to White Christmas Western parts of the U.S. awoke to a…
Islamic State fighters have captured a Jordanian pilot after shooting down a U.S.-led coalition warplane over its stronghold in Raqqa, Syria. Jordan confirmed the capture after the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that IS members took a pilot prisoner after shooting down his plane with an anti-aircraft missile. Show More Summary
Antonio Martin faced several criminal charges before he was shot dead on Tuesday night in Berkeley, Missouri. Martin had attended Jennings High School until he was expelled. St. Louis County Police released two more videos of last night’s police shooting … Continue reading ?
St. Louis County Police released two more videos of last night’s police shooting in Berkeley, Missouri. 18 year-old Antonio Martin had a criminal record, with charges including three assaults, armed robbery, armed criminal action and multiple uses of weapons… since … Continue reading ?
Rush Limbaugh's racism holds no bounds and his latest foray into those murky waters of hate proves my point. The Daily Beast reported that Sony studio head Amy Pascal wants one of my favorite actor's, Idris Elba (Luther, The Wire) to...Show More Summary
Rush attacked my Salon piece, dismissed me as "professorette" -- and got facts so wrong, he made my point stronger
The shooting by a cop of black teen is very different than the Michael Brown case. The victim, named by his mother as Antonio Martin, 18, was killed at a Mobil gas station on North Hanley Road in Berkeley at about 11.15pm on Tuesday. Toni Martin, who has disputed the police account of the killing, was [...]
SHOCKER: Emails Show UVA Coordinator Hoped To Put ‘Positive People’ In Touch With Rolling Stone Reporter. “The emails, obtained by The Daily Caller through a Freedom of Information request, show UVA campus sexual assault awareness project...Show More Summary
JOURNALISM: Readers Unload On Mother Jones For Pushing Bogus ’1 in 5? Rape Stat.
Reposted by Ace. Seems a shame that only a fraction of readers saw this over the weekend. On Twitter a few nights back, I shared a very trying experience the wife and I endured this year. I want to share...
Last week, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announced his intention to “actively explore” a run for president. That announcement spurred spasms of joy in some segments of the Republican Party
New York City police honor their fallen comrades in Brooklyn. On Monday controversial New York CIty Mayor Bill De Blasio called on the “peaceful” Eric Garner protesters to pause until after funerals are held for two officers shot and killed … Continue reading ?
Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Was Carrying 100 dollar bills in his pocket. Ismaaiyl Brinsley murdered NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Raphael Ramos in cold blood on Saturday. On Monday New York police officials announced that Brinsley had attended a Mike … Continue reading ?
"I WAS HAVING FUN. CAPS EASIER READ#prayforcops"