This week was National Police Week, and the President honored fallen officers at the National Peace Officers Memorial Service; celebrated the reform efforts of police officers in Camden, New Jersey; signed the National Blue Alert Act...Show More Summary
On Al Sharpton's MSNBC show today, former DNC Chairman Ed Rendell dared congressional Republicans to recall Hillary Clinton to testify about Benghazi. Calling Clinton a "tough cookie," Rendell vowed that "Hillary will put them in short pants." Paging Camille Paglia... Show More Summary
This calls for a more complete response: Oh for crying out loud. Loomis, I get and enjoy your belligerent whimsy, but this is just silly. This is the Sarah Palin School of Law definition of freedom of speech. If you don’t get that what Loomis was doing with this post was 90% belligerent whimsy, then […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Rhetorical Candles on the Birthday Cake Pearls of wisdom and piles of horse dung from various political types born in May: "Economic growth without social progress lets the great majority of people remain in poverty, while a privileged few reap the benefits of rising abundance." ---President John F. Show More Summary
Dr. Jonathan Doll and his wife Laura WATERBURY, CT -- On Thursday, May 21, 2015, at Post University, about 58 leaders and educational change agents from the great state of Connecticut met at the first annual conference series aimed at preventing tragic events of lethal school violence. Show More Summary
By Richard Barry A piece by Ryan Cooper in The Week raises an interesting, if overstated, point that 2016 could be the first election in which the political press is sidelined. He argues that politicians are becoming so adept at using...Show More Summary
Here's where to see Elisabeth Moss, January Jones and the rest of the gang in the near future
So, the Clintons have been making some big money since January of 2014. They’ve made $25 million worth of speaking fees since then, and Guy noted...
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) Sen. Maria Cantwell's very dubious trade for her "fast track" vote Thursday to allow the Trade Promotion Authority legislation to go forward. She demanded from leadership, and got, votes in both chambers to extend the Export-Import Bank, the federally backed lender that helps corporations sell products overseas. Show More Summary
Already sickened by Josh Duggar's confession? The demented ways his fans explain it all away will disgust you
Swift is the privileged daughter of wealthy plutocrats. She can write a good pop song, but also had a huge leg up
We stopped arguing over what to wear. She felt powerful each day. Did parents judge me? Maybe, but I let it go
Michael W. Klein: Currency manipulation is not like pornography--you don’t know it when you think you see it. It's hard to define and even harder to prove.
(John Hinderaker) The New York Times headlines: “Prospect of Hillary Clinton-Marco Rubio Matchup Unnerves Democrats.” As well it should: They use words like “historic” and “charismatic,” phrases like “great potential” and “million-dollar smile.” They notice audience members moved to tears by an American-dream-come-true success story. Show More Summary
Lawyers negotiating the future of the Obama administration's family detention program agreed late Friday to extend talks until June 12. Click to Continue »
I have a piece in The Conversation, looking at the continued fall in Chinese demand for coal, and a highly relevant IMF study confirming previous findings that, even disregarding climate change, the health costs of burning coal make it more costly than renewables. So, the idea that the path to development lies through coal is […]
The Mary-Sue, fangirl comic book nerd site: Editor?s Note: Trigger warnings for sexual assault. To find out more about support options available for survivors of sexual abuse, visit the official website for RAINN, the nation?s largest anti-sexual violence organization.......
Hang on, we have to savor this for a while: Chris Christie says the media owes him an apology over the Bridgegate scandal. Oh yeah, that's the stuff. “I do believe there's an absolute bias and a rush to judgment. You all know this, you saw the coverage of me 15 months ago. Show More Summary
“Warren Kinsella, a lawyer and author of Web of Hate, a look at the extremist right in Canada, said he and other residents of the east end have started a website called Canadiansagainstprejudice.com to oppose the message of the newsletter. The site lists Your Ward News advertisers and asks if they know what kind of […]