Well, yesterday certainly did turn out to be a collector's item of a show. But not for the reasons I was anticipating. But at least it's Friday now! Listen LIVE at 9:00 ET, here: Click this Link to Listen on your iTunes, Winamp or Windows...Show More Summary
This story must begin with the ending, which you will only read here. You will only read it here because Rush Limbaugh and Todd Starnes, speaking for Fox News, have spoken and written lies about an elementary school teacher in Tennessee...Show More Summary
Southern Beale: The war on Halloween. No More Mister Nice Blog: The scary truth. World O' Crap: If Cyrano de Bergerac were a mortician. Goblinbooks: What Dracula can teach you about the Bible. Lawyers, Guns & Money: Boris Karloff's guacamole recipe. Finally, thirteen classic scenes that explain how horror movies work. This installment by Batocchio. Show More Summary
A new clinical trial of the drug Truvada suggests you might be able to prevent HIV infection with only 4 pills.
Pope Francis says he’s following the Gospel by caring for the poor, addressing criticism that he’s a communist because of his beliefs. “Today I want to unite my voice with yours and accompany you in your fight,” he said to participants at the World Meeting of Popular Movements, which is holding a three-day conference in [...]
Another day, another incident where Republican governor Chris Christie shows off his personality, this time by telling a heckler to "sit down and shut up" at a campaign event. David Axelrod gives his take: “This has always been the fatal flaw of Chris Christie’s presidential campaign,” Axelrod said after seeing the video. Show More Summary
When Guy Scott takes the reins as Zambia's interim President, he'll become the first white African head of state in sub-Saharan Africa since apartheid.
• Judge Judy gets questioned! Daytime TV’s number one star, Judge Judy, will explain why she’s giving advice away for a good cause and discusses her newest television venture. • It’s the Friday Night Free-For-All!
In the New York Times, Peter Theo Curtis, aka Theo Padnos, provides a detailed and fascinating account of his 2 years as an Al Nusra hostage in Syria. He is now home in Vermont, having been released in August, days after the James Foley execution,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Good job Rupert…it’s all going according to plan.
This doesn't seem to have picked up as much traction in the U.S. as it has elsewhere, and it may not be huge, but it does represent a shift in stance on the U.S. global war on drugs. Robert Brownfield, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Shrek -- Thriller and Ten Second Songs -- Thriller in 20 different styles.
Conservative talk show host Dennis Prager, at an event supporting Florida Governor Rick Scott, said sexual assault as a campus issue is a “big lie” invented by the “feminist left.” At the Sarasota Hyatt, Prager began by calling the idea of a war on women “a gargantuan lie to get votes,” and then turned to [...]
Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not.
Maine’s Governor Paul LePage wanted to make a deal with Kaci Hickox, the nurse who had been quarantined in New Jersey, but since she is symptom-free, she doesn’t want to make any deals. …LePage said he would “exercise the full extent of his authority allowable by law.” Though he did not make it explicit what [...]
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The big news of the day in criminal justice circles is that Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has undone the work of the office of her predecessor and freed Alstory Simon.
At Mother Jones, Hannah Levintova writes 7 Big Gun Fights to Watch on Election Day. Here's an excerpt, focusing on the first of the seven: No election cycle in recent memory has seen the guns issue heat up the way this year's has. The...Show More Summary