Bob Woodward appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this Friday morning and, in stark contrast to his less-concerned Watergate colleague Carl Bernstein, he admonished the show's hosts to "not dismiss Benghazi" and compared the White House's...Show More Summary
Since the end of the Cold War, American foreign policy has generally been distinguished by three major schools of thought. The debate over U.S. policy in Syria has brought the divisions between these camps into stark relief.
Wow. I admit I'm very surprised to read that none other than Michelle Malkin is defending Obama over the Associated Press wiretapping "scandal." The frenzy over AP is a stark reminder of basic party differences on the War on Terror. The Democrats put security first. Show More Summary
Wednesday's congressional hearings on the September 11 terrorists attacks in Benghazi provided a stark contrast between Fox News and MSNBC. From the time the whistleblower testimony began at 11:36am through their conclusion after 5pm, Fox devoted 108 minutes to simply airing the hearing with no anchor commentary. Show More Summary
Hoping for change? The evidence now indicates that youth unemployment in America has now surpassed Europe and other developed countries, marking a stark turnaround from previous trends. The United States has become a land of diminishing opportunity for the young.
Tony Stark suffers from PTSD, Pepper Pots is mad because he bought her a giant stuffed rabbit for Christmas, and an enigmatic terrorist called the Mandarin is taking responsibility for supposed suicide bombings in major cities all over the world. Show More Summary
This post discusses plot points from Iron Man 3 in extensive detail. “A famous man once said we all create our own demons,” Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) says at the beginning of Iron Man 3. The backlash theory of terrorist attacks on the United States and its interests has become somewhat popular in culture [...]
The United States Postal Service is in a freefall due to poor management, a starkly shortsighted, paralyzed Congressional leadership, and the steady march of right wing ideologues.
If industrialist Tony Stark were handed Iron Man 3 and asked to fix it, he'd probably put on a pot of coffee and tell his secretary to hold all his calls. It would take a ton of tinkering to make the third film in the Iron Man franchise fire on all cylinders. Show More Summary
The Kentucky boy was playing with his.22 caliber rifle when it went off accidentally. Cumberland County Coroner Gary White identified the girl as Caroline Starks. He said the children’s mother was at home when the shooting occurred, and the gun was a gift the boy received last year. “It’s a Crickett,” he said. “It’s [...]
(SPOILER ALERT: Please don't read this recap if you haven't seen the episode.) Wow, another top notch episode that keeps the tension high while engaging in more wacky plot twists for the Starks and those around them. Oh, and you know...Show More Summary
Israel’s economic prowess currently stands in stark contrast to its neighbors. How did the country now labeled an...
by Brian John Spencer Margaret Thatcher is revered by the Republican Party. However, with the passing of the Iron Lady has come a stark realisation: just how far apart the two conservative traditions on each side of the Atlantic have drifted apart in recent years. Show More Summary
New York Times: "In a new brick-and-limestone museum, visitors to an interactive theater will be presented with the stark choices that confronted the nation's 43rd president: invade Iraq or leave Saddam Hussein in power? Deploy federal...Show More Summary
The events of Boston this week — from the bombing to apprehending a suspect — brought into stark relief the role of non-traditional news sources and highlighted weaknesses in traditional media systems. [View the story "Future of News In An Increasingly Connected World" on Storify]
A demon has been revealed in twenty-first-century Philadelphia. The implications for our country are stark.
The media is, by and large, ignoring the trial of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell because it puts the issue of late-term abortion “starkly into relief,” according to Charles Krauthammer. Krauthammer expressed surprise that even pro-abortion forces have not condemned Dr. Show More Summary
First, huge thanks to Scott, Alan, and Betsy for holding down the fort while I was away. I am deeply, deeply grateful. And now, the bridge is yours. -HBO is giving us a comedy about paleontologists and I am excited. -Robb Stark might be Prince Charming. -How Jurassic Park made its dinosaur sounds. -We have [...]
A new Washington Post-ABC News finds 53% of self-identified Democrats view the income tax system favorably while 43% see it unfavorably. That's a stark contrast to the 66% of Republicans and 62% of independents who have an unfavorable opinion of the tax system.
I cover Game of Thrones every Sunday night as one of my regular duties at The Week, but as I’ve followed the fan chatter from last Sunday’s “Dark Wings, Dark Words,” I wanted to use this opportunity to take a more in-depth look at the most polarizing scene from this week’s episode: Catelyn’s confession to [...]