Donors are pressing the one-time frontrunner to take off his gloves, but the former Florida governor has more to lose than to gain from such attacks.
To be fair, we doubt Grandma even remembers saying this. Finding this proper measure for the internet is critical because the qualities that make the internet a force for unprecedented progress – its openness, its leveling effect, its reach and … Continued
Televangelist Pat Robertson responded to the dramatic market sell-off today by suggesting that it was only a foretaste of God’s judgment for legal abortion and federal funding of Planned Parenthood.Following a report on demonstrations...Show More Summary
As Social Security turns 80 this year, we celebrate it as the nation's most successful anti-poverty program in history. In 80 years it has lifted millions of our families out of poverty, and never missed a payment. But millions of the seniors in our communities still live in poverty today. Show More Summary
Twenty years ago one Ethiopian Diaspora in Washington asked the late Prime minister Meles Zenawi what his vision for the country was. A rather polite and amiable Meles outlined his vision in a very human centered way. He said he hopes...Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton challenged the movement to produce a plan. They did. Will she sign on?
Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple (which has been hit particularly hard since its April, 2015 all-time high), several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living. Show More Summary
Red Shuttleworth is one of the finest poets of the American West, past, present, and future. Some of us also know him as one of the finest, imaginative living playwrights writing for a challenged American theatre. -- Dr. Jerry L. Crawford,...Show More Summary
Let us ponder for a moment who and what Google is. Google has made tens of billions of dollars - being all up in your business. Uber-efficiently doing what governments the world over have for centuries only at best bumblingly attempted - accumulating reams and reams of data on millions and millions of people. Show More Summary
An African American grandmother’s conservative critique of her community goes viral, picking up where Bill Cosby left off.
More good news for the flailing, hapless Granny Clinton. Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey said Sunday that Hillary Clinton is indeed the focus of a Justice Department probe, calling the argument that the investigation is about her private email network … Continued
Donald Trump is trying to wrap himself in the imagery of Ronald Reagan. But some who knew Reagan are making it clear they do not agree and that much of what Trump says, the tone he uses, and the he politically operates would be anathema to the Republican Party’s Greatest Generation icon. Trump is increasingly [...]Show More Summary
On the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, in 2010, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu preached unity. “With the rising water, differences and divisions were washed away,” he said, asking the audience to listen to each other, and embrace their common aspirations. Show More Summary
I'm not quite sure what to make of the rumors that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will pull the plug on his star-crossed presidential campaign by the end of the...
A decade before the schmaltz of “I Just Called to Say I Love You,” Steve Wonder released a series of classic albums, perhaps the most acclaimed of which was Innervisions...
INSOMNIA THEATRE RETURNS! “IS THE FEAR OF BEING OFFENSIVE KILLING FREE SPEECH?” — I had the pleasure of sitting down with spiked! editor-at-large and self-proclaimed propagandist Mick Hume while I was in the U.K. in July. We talked about all-things free speech, from the growing tendency in the U.K. to ban offensive speech to European […]
The first two months of Donald Trump's presidential campaign were largely defined by style over substance, but that all changed this week when he officially unveiled his immigration policy. Trump's comprehensive plan—(in plain English)...Show More Summary
Looking back ten years later, it’s hard to decide what was the most disgusting aspect of Hurricane Katrina. Was it “Brownie, you’re doing a heckuva job?” Was it the corporate...
Bill O’Reilly held a discussion with Cornel West that was supposed to be about assessing the agenda of Black Lives Matter. But O’Reilly seemed to conclude before West even appeared that the agenda is really about taking his money and giving it to some shiftless black folks. Show More Summary
Next week marks the tenth anniversary of one of the greatest tragedies in American history. It was a tragedy that could have been averted if the administration in charge at...