So says Pope Francis. "(T)his ‘closing off’ that imagines that those outside, everyone, cannot do good is a wall that leads to war and also to what some people throughout history have conceived of: killing in the name of God... And that,...Show More Summary
"He used his position as a classroom." Obama gave an alleged foreign policy speech which was, in sum, patterned after Casey Kasem's sign-off "Keep your feet on the ground and keep reachin' for the stars." MSNBC was absolutely thrilled by...
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"These procedures are brutal, by their nature."
Lois Lerner has taken the Fifth Amendment. Though she cannot necessarily be fired for that, at the very least, she oversaw the Exempt...
?An elementary school in Nova Scotia has decided to nix Mother's Day and Father's Day celebrations out of sensitivity for non-traditional families. United Press International reports Astral Drive Elementary School will instead only recognize...Show More Summary
... you can talk all afternoon.
Proving that a little more than a year is a long time in politics, Republicans who may have an eye on 2016 have begun to descend on Iowa, where 16 months ago Republican voters ventured from their homes to take part in the first party caucus of the 2012 presidential election. Show More Summary
Apparently, the European Union didn't have enough on its, ahem, plate, so it decided to further regulate what's on yours. As anyone who has ever been to a restaurant surely knows, restaurants very often provide complimentary bread and olive oil to dip it in. Show More Summary
"She felt that could have been me lying down there in the street. She just felt for the poor guy. No man should have to die like that in the street with no-one around him. She came home afterwards and she just sat down and had a cup of coffee. Show More Summary
More adulation for a child that performs a script that serves an adult agenda. I'm really fed up with the use of children in politics. If this child were as smart as the people who are applauding her seem to think, she could figure out for herself what she wants to eat. But she's 9, and I'm sure she is trickable. She was tricked into delivering that speech.
Shortly after the president’s speech yesterday, a friend of mine who is an expert on counterterrorism e-mailed me the following: “That speech was pretty much every constitutional-law class he ever taught. A moral argument with himself.” I couldn’t have said it better. Show More Summary
Reeling from a sexual-harassment scandal that forced one assemblyman to resign and has raised questions about the conduct of their speaker, the New York state assembly is turning its attention to a pressing issue: borders for bowling...Show More Summary
"From previous research, we expected that all participants would be worse at detecting the movement of large images, but high IQ individuals were much, much worse." I'm interested in this subject: Things really smart people are especially bad at.
Surviving the Interstate 5 bridge collapse.
Paul Saunders makes a very sensible case for not antagonizing Russia: Russia …
Does that make sense?
"I think when we do, we win in Iowa, we win in Wisconsin, and all across this great country, and we transform this place we live in." Scott Walker in Iowa.