American politicians should probably avoid describing late-night talk-show hosts as being part of a national "danger."
".. he denounced the invention of the railway as a ‘crazy idea’ which had resulted in ‘too much coming and going’; in 1904, he confessed to the journalist C L de Moncade (with some justice), ‘I am the worst old fogey there is among the painters.’ This suspicion of modern technology went hand in hand with a suspicion of broader social changes. Show More Summary
Republican turnout still easily bested Democratic turnout in the Lone Star State. As Tuesday turned into Wednesday, Republicans had cast roughly 1.4 million votes in the primaries, compared with Democrats' roughly 909,000 votes, in the U.S. Show More Summary
DEEP-STATE LOGIC AT WORK: In one of the most insane arguments ever made by government lawyers, the CIA is claiming that even though they leaked complete documents to favored reporters, those documents are still not subject to disclosure to the public at large under FOIA. According to Techdirt: “[T]he CIA would like to be able […]
It was Barack Hussein Obama himself who knuckled Zuckerberg, in a ‘chance’ encounter at an anti-poverty gathering of the glitterati.
Will Trump follow through on his trade tariffs? His own cabinet doesn't know, largely because the president changes his mind so erratically.
Wrote James Fenton in The Guardian, back in 2006. (I'm reading it today, because Arts & Letters Daily linked to "Literature Shrugged/Worse than hatred of literature is indifference," which linked to it.)Many people are affected by a passage in St. Show More Summary
Teacup pigs: Majestic Pets There are many names given to teacup pigs due to their cute and mini appearance. These are the smaller versions of…
Can a $12 lunch change the way people think about racial wealth disparity in America? How about a $30 lunch? That's the premise behind a social experiment playing out in a New Orleans food stall. Chef Tunde Way opened his pop-up stall in the city's Roux Carre venue in early February. Show More Summary
THIS MAKES EVOLUTIONARY SENSE: Study: Babies who look like dad likely to get more attention, be healthier.
Lurking in the weeds, waiting to pounce, or playing Rip Van Winkle, taking a long nap. Which is it?
Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.
"Harvard Professor Resigns Amid Allegations of Sexual Harassment," reports the NYT.The professor, Jorge I. Domínguez, 72, was the subject of a Feb. 27 article in The Chronicle of Higher Education that reported that at least 10 women had accused him of sexual harassment. Show More Summary
Police said a homemade explosive device was the item discovered in a backpack at Pine View High School Monday, that forced the evacuation of the school. Police said if the device had detonated, it would have caused significant injury or death. Police have a suspect in custody.
TRIGGERED: Va. Dems ‘Emotionally Shaken’ after Hardcore Pro-Second Amendment State House Speech.
CNN reported that Pro-Assad forces have gathered on the west side of the Euphrates river near Deir ez Zor just a month ago militias and mercenaries loyal to Bashar al-Assad attacked American Special Forces and their anti-Islamic State...Show More Summary
Catastrophic failures are often rooted in leftist policies designed to hamstring law enforcement.
Recent White House assurances about U.S. efforts to combat Russian cyber-attacks suddenly look a whole lot worse.
Overheard in the hair salon today. I'll take a poll: To what extent is the statement true? (Pick the closest answer) She's 100% right about men. Mostly true about men, but at some point terribleness outweighs mere length. True that she thinks it, but it's a delusion that possesses women. pollcode.com free polls
Sam Nunberg wasn't done when he got off TV Monday night. At 11:30 pm, he called New York Magazine. Here's a transcript. He thinks Jared stole money from the pile that Brad Parscale got from the campaign for his digital marketing work.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]