Police and other officials resigned when she was elected, and now they are trying to thwart the will of the voters by not allowing her to serve. Betty McCray was not only prevented from entering city hall, she was also told she’d been impeached before she got a chance to start. McCray ran for mayor [...]
Today, April 24, marks the 100 year anniversary of the genocide of Armenian and other Christian minorities by Turkey’s Islamic Ottoman Empire. More than one million Armenians perished as the result of execution, starvation, disease, the harsh environment, and physical … Continue reading ?
SPACE TELESCOPES ARE EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS: Most powerful space telescope ever to launch in 2018. As the Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years in space this week, NASA and its international partners are building an even more powerful tool to look deeper into the universe than ever before. The James Webb Space Telescope will be 100 […]
It occurred to me today that while I've mocked the political wisdom of Chris Christie and Jeb Bush coming out for an increase in the retirement age for Social Security,...
On a conference call with a small group of reporters, President Obama significantly intensified his criticism of Elizabeth Warren and other opponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, accusing them of being “dishonest” about the secrecy around the TPP process, suggesting they were playing to their “fundraising” lists, and arguing flatly that they were using […]
The television show called “The Seven Year Switch” involves couples sleeping with strangers. It’s named after The Seven Year Itch, the 1955 Broadway play-turned-Billy Wilder movie starring Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell. Hopefully that will be lost on most viewers of this series because if they saw it, they’re too old to be FYI’s target [...]
A Miami police chief is under fire for not saluting the flag during the Pledge of Allegiance ceremony, and some folks are thinking that it may have to do with
Oh no! Obama just cost himself Iowa's electoral votes! Whew! Thank the maker for the paper of record! The New York Times wisely recognized that it's vital to the future of our country that we learn about how Jeb Bush is trying to control...Show More Summary
A staffer to Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Mississippi) was charged with possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, The Washington Post reported Friday. The Post reported that Fred Pagan served as Cochran's personal assistant and office manager, and earned $160,000 last year. Show More Summary
Rush Limbaugh grossly distorted a new study from Duke University, claiming it shows that "there isn't any [global] warming going on." But one of its authors noted that the study actually confirms humans' role in driving global warming...Show More Summary
Former Governor Mitt Romney weighed in on the latest Clinton scandal yesterday with radio host Hugh Hewitt. Romney said he was “stunned” when he read the New York Times report documenting cash flowing from the Russians amid a uranium deal. … Continue reading ?
Elton John is showing support for Bruce Jenner going public with his transition. John, 68, voiced his support a day before Jenner’s highly anticipated interview with Diane Sawyer, set to air Friday night on ABC and reveal an intimate portrait of the former Olympian’s gender transition. “It’s an incredibly brave thing to do, especially when you’re [...]
Senator Lindsey Graham, who is considering running for president, is not among the Republicans who believe that any negative recent news has hurt Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2016 White House bid.
Bill and Hillary Clinton are to money what the Gulf of Mexico is to the Mississippi River: the inevitable destination of a large and never-ending flow, which is sometimes polluted.
Salon: “What do Scott Walker, Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal all have in common? They’re all sitting governors who’d like to be president, sure. But what else?” “How about being embarrassingly bad at job creation? That’s right. From January 2011 [...]
The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every examiner in an elite FBI forensic unit gave flawed testimony in almost all trials in which they offered evidence against criminal defendants over more than a two-decade period before 2000. Show More Summary
It’s everything the rest of the country hates about Washington. What started off decades ago as a stately formal celebration of the best of presidential reporting has morphed into a four-day orgy of everything people outside the Beltway hate about life inside the Beltway—now it’s not just one night of clubby backslapping, carousing and drinking [...]
The New York Times is such a lovable whackjob sometimes. They apparently are having all kinds of fun doing profiles of the GOP presidential candidates! Wednesday, we learned that smug prick Ted Cruz was also a smug prick when he was in college, and that he gets all defensive when you make jokes about him. Show More Summary
Bloomberg Politics says that Peter Schweizer, author of Clinton Cash, is targeting Jeb Bush next. I'm not sure I believe it, but here's the story: Schweizer is working on a similar investigation of Jeb Bush’s finances that he expects...Show More Summary