I had an idea once. It was awful. To understand the Republican position on Cuba all you need to know is that whatever Obama does is wrong. That's all. Sen. John McCain, please demonstrate. Yesterday, for example, McCain issued a joint press statement with Sen. Show More Summary
Sydney University Professor Poetry Barry Spurr has this morning resigned. But the issue hasn't fully played out yet, writes Chris Graham.
For No Reason Whatsoever
After Sony decided to abort the release of The Interview in light of terrorist threats, apparently from North Korean cyber bullies, a Dallas-area movie theater tried to offer a patriotic response: A free screening of Team America: World Police instead. But Paramount Pictures, which owns the rights to the movie, has told independent theaters that they cannot screen it.
by Dish Staff In an interview about his new book, A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock’n’Roll, David Zahl notices that many of the artists he profiles – who range from ABBA to Morrissey to Axl Rose – “point to some sense of strength being found in weakness, of inspiration being bound […]
OBVIOUSLY THE NEXT STEP IS TO LABEL EXCULPATORY VIDEOS “REVENGE PORN:” Woman falsely accuses man of rape, and man captures it on video.
By Ruth Behar
President Obama brought the deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency back to the White House to serve as one of his top national security aides.
AACONS sits down with Sharyl Attkisson and Edward Kleinbard to discuss the news of the day.
(Steven Hayward) The late William Rusher used to criticize our Cuban embargo because he liked to smoke Cuban cigars, and rightly reasoned, “Well—if we can’t bomb their cities, at least we could burn their crops.” To which I added, if blue jeans helped bring down the Soviet Union, imagine what a boatload of Spandex will do to Castro’s Cuba. Show More Summary
This was what could be found in 70 miles of the Dan River after Duke Energy dumped up to 39,000 tons of coal ash into it. The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce Friday what it plans to do about regulating and setting a standard for coal ash. Show More Summary
by Dish Staff Aaron Blake flags one argument that won’t get much traction – that Cuba is a genuine national security threat: Despite Cuba’s proximity to the United States (about 90 miles from Florida) and its alliance with other antagonistic countries like North Korea and Russia, Americans have grown progressively less and less concerned that […]
Sheriff Joe won the first court battle over Obama’s executive amnesty. A judge sided with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the first legal clash in what is expected to be a major court fight over the legality of President … Continue reading ?
The decision by Sony Pictures to cancel the Christmas Day opening of "The Interview," a raunchy comedy in which two American journalists try to assassinate North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has brought the company in for some hard knocks. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich tweeted, "America...
Angelina Jolie does is not highly regarded by producer Scott Rudin, who has tense email exchanges with Sony head Amy Pascal. Jolie’s focus on wanting the unavailable director David Fincher appears to be driving Rudin crazy. While Jolie spent 2014 fretting about the script—was she the focus and the prime mover? Did it need a [...]
If President Obama is focused on building his legacy, this month has been quite a success in that department: On November 26, the Obama administration put forward new anti-smog regulations that should prevent thousands of premature deaths and heart attacks every year. About two weeks later, Obama’s appointees at the Federal Reserve implemented new rules curbing reckless [...]
A 19-year-old Man has been arrested in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old girl who was attacked and then had pictures of her naked body posted to social media. Clinton
A professor blogged a criticism of a teaching assistant, who'd discussed gay marriage in her classroom, but then shut down all dissent, claiming dissent to be illegitimate (per his claim). Result? The university is "investigating" him and has suspended him...
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