The Glock pistol reportedly used by alleged South Carolina mass murderer Dylann Roof stands as a stark example of the gun industry's marketing of increased lethality. Since the mid-1980s, increased firepower and capacity have defined the products of the gun industry--of both U.S. Show More Summary
Last night’s Game of Thrones season finale was a doozy. Many people are as freaked out about the ending as I was. But, I have some encouragement. I will put my thoughts below the fold. Ever since Ned Stark was killed, we’ve gotten used to beloved characters being killed off. Show More Summary
In a report on the Murdoch restructure of Fox News' parent company, Fox's Howard Kurtz glazed over the 2011 phone hacking controversy that implicated the Murdoch family in England -- a stark contrast to Kurtz's critical reporting ofShow More Summary
NEWS FROM THE GODS OF THE COPYBOOK HEADINGS: NHS chief warns women not to wait until 30 to have baby as country faces a fertility timebomb. “One of Britain’s top NHS fertility specialists last night issued a stark warning to women: Start trying for a baby before you’re 30 – or risk never having children. […]
Texas has been hammered by devastating flooding. Parts of Houston, the country's fourth largest city, are underwater and it's a stark contrast to the severe...
The newly elected Stark County Sheriff, along with two Dickinson Police Officers and the City of Dickinson, are being sued by a former parochial High School Principal over their handling of an arson investigation stemming from a March 2014 fire at the school. Former Dickinson Trinity Principal Thomas Sander filed suit in federal court today...
The left knows the things it thinks is important, such as Lena Dunham, Taylor Swift, Sansa Stark, and the various pseudocelebrity satellites which orbit the naked singularity that is Kim Kardashian's ass. It doesn't know other things, such as highly...
A segment on the arrest of a pregnant California woman on CNN's New Day demonstrated a stark contrast with Fox News about how to discuss police brutality. California resident Michelle Cooks was arrested for resisting arrest in an elementary school parking lot on January 26. Show More Summary
Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme behind the whole series. Enough so that I sometimes think naming the television series Game of Thrones after the first of the novels is a bit of a mistake. Show More Summary
As you’re celebrating Memorial Day with barbeques and parties this weekend, here is an stark reminder that Islamic Extremism is still a thing. Liberals deny it at our peril… Islamic
GAME OF THRONES “RAPE” SCENE: Feminists are in a tizzy about the supposed rape of Game of Thrones character Sansa Stark. There’s a defense of the storyline and character development by Leslie Loftis in The Federalist today. But even Loftis assumes that the scene involved a rape. I’m a fan of the show, and I saw […]
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Preparing for a likely presidential campaign, Democrat Martin O'Malley is pointing to Baltimore's recent unrest as a stark reminder of the nation's economic divide and lingering poverty in cities. The former Maryland...Show More Summary
“In all my years as journalist and strategist, I’ve never seen as stark a failure of polling as in the UK.” — David Axelrod, quoted by the Daily Beast.
(Steven Hayward) I didn’t think the collapse of Venezuela’s socialism could be any more stark than the notice here a couple days ago of the closure of major league baseball operations, but sure enough, things are getting worse: Venezuela...Show More Summary
Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson chose starkly different ways to launch their 2016 presidential campaigns. The different tactics illustrate the paths the two long-shot candidates envision for themselves in the increasingly crowded Republican primary.
“It’s a stark fact that the United States has less than five percent of the world’s population, yet we have almost 25 percent of the world’s total prison population. The numbers today are much higher than they were 30, 40 years ago despite the fact that crime is at historic lows.” – Hillary Rodham Clinton […]
In Baltimore, the numbers alone show the stark contrast between Monday's lawlessness and Tuesday's restraint. On Monday night, police made 235 arrests. After a citywide curfew went into effect at 10 p.m. Tuesday, only 10 people were arrested. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz issued a stark warning against confirmation of Loretta Lynch as President Barack Obama's attorney general — then was the lone senator to skip the crucial Senate vote. On Wednesday, he was absent for a vote on a bill expanding law enforcement tools to target sex traffickers and create a new fund to help victims.
Perhaps for the first time in centuries, Christians are on the run. Ethnic and religious groups face persecution to various degrees at all times, but the Christian experience in the Arab Middle East has been especially stark. With the fall of Saddam Hussein and further amplification of extremist Islam, Christians have run across the region [...]Show More Summary