Oil and gas burned furiously through the independence referendum campaign. Quite a lot was said by people on both sides who should have known better. It's now the subject of a conspiracy theory suggesting vast reservoirs were being hidden...Show More Summary
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the body's consideration on Tuesday of censoring the word "Redskins" on the public airwaves. "There are a lot of names and descriptions that were used over time that are inappropriate today," FCC chairman Tom Wheeler told reporters, according to Reuters, on a conference call. Show More Summary
In a report on a mysterious virus causing paralysis in children that aired on “CBS This Morning” earlier this week, Dr. David Agus, a medical contributor for CBS News and a University of Southern California medical professor, discussed a so-called enterovirus that is believed to behind paralysis and muscle weakness in nine Colorado children. Show More Summary
In an interview that is set to air in its entirety on CNN on Wednesday morning, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ), a prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidate, sounded off on President Barack Obama’s handling of the ISIS situation, in particular his comments to CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday night. Show More Summary
In an appearance on CNN’s “OutFront” on Tuesday, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president, discussed what he views as the shortcomings of President Barack Obama’s policy dealing with the Middle East, in particular with ISIS. Show More Summary
Since we’re on the topic of appalling and bizarre things said by rightwingers, here’s a US entry, from this morning’s inbox, with the headline above. It’s from the Foundation for Government Accountability, a Florida thinktank closely linked to ALEC (it also has some overlap with Cato and the State Policy Network). The “argument” is that […]
The Kansas City Royals entered the eighth inning down 7-3 to the Oakland A's with ace Jon Lester on the mound. Using their speed on steals and sacrifice bunts, they scored three in that inning and another in the ninth to send the game...Show More Summary
©Jenny Warburg Joy Boothe (in black pants) at a sit-in outside the office North Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger in June 2014, protesting Republican education cuts. W hen Joy Boothe showed up at last week’s Moral Monday rally in her hometown of Burnsville, North Carolina, she was fighting both sleep- and sun-deprivation. Show More Summary
Government will do anything it can to prevent its reduction. It is this risk which leads to government desperation. It will do whatever it can to protect its privilege and plunder.
When the royal invalids come to town, hundreds of thousands of individuals are inconvenienced; frustration rises, and time and money are lost.
Republicans just don’t get it; it’s not personal, it’s all about power.
Several shots rang out in the heat of a domestic dispute between Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, his 19-year-old son, and his wife Tuesday afternoon, when Mrs. Crespo allegedly grabbed a gun and shot her husband several times. Details...Show More Summary
The Oklahoma beheading doesn’t just undermine the Leftist narrative of Muslims as a persecuted minority -- it also presents a problem on the issue of gun control.
Kurdish friends report seeing trains with tanks and black clad ISIS soldiers going from Turkey to Syria.
Saudi Arabia discovers the truth of the ancient Arab proverb, 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend'.
The Tories will protect the NHS budget, David Cameron will announce in his speech to his party conference today. Extracts of the Prime Minister’s speech, which he will deliver in… Continue reading The post Tories will keep NHS ring fence, Cameron to announce appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Anyone with any common sense can see what is going to go wrong militarily in the new phase of the War against Terror, but beyond that we must be aware of the mistakes we made the last time we “won” a war against militant Islamists.
Eurosceptics, say half-clever columnists, are “unappeasable”. Bien pensant opinion holds that any concession made to critics of the Euro-racket serves only to excite further unreasonable demands. It doesn’t matter what HMG brings back from the talks, we’re told: Eurosceptics will whinge anyway, because whingeing is in their character. Right? Au contraire, as we say in [...]
Oakland Raiders end the Dennis Allen reign of error http://www.commdiginews.com/sports/oakland-raiders-fire-dennis-allen-tony-sparano-hired-as-interim-26957/ No more dinking and dunking! eric
Eric Holder is too black to jail. http://www.commdiginews.com/politics-2/eric-holder-is-too-black-to-jail-26863/ eric