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In 2009, Sarah Hull Ingram, the attorney who served as IRS commissioner of the office responsible for determining tax-exempt status when the unit targeted conservative groups, said that a step her division was taking in the direction...Show More Summary
This week at the movies: Sarah Polley's family documentary, Olivier Assayas flashbacks, and James Franco, sans grillz. [ more › ]
Climbing up the ladder of success is hard. ‘speshly when you’re a-skeered of heights. Various sources including Vintage Everyday and Buzzfeed. Origin unknown. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Matchingks, Pups
She arrived on the stage covered in colorful braids amid stylized African dancers. Drums played exotic rhythms as she unveiled herself before 800,000 people -- the largest in the history of Central Park. Dressed in a glittering orange suit with billowing fabric, Diana Ross welcomed the cheering masses as an ominous summer storm darkened the sky. Show More Summary
The Jagged Alliance series has been around since 1994 on a variety of platforms, and Full Control wants to reset the series to bring it back to its roots with Jagged Alliance: Flashback. They're taking the second game as their inspiration, and based on what I've read, that's a great game that unfortunately hasn't been available to Mac gamers.
As Ezra Klein says IRS furor has nowhere to go, more and more keeps tumbling out [Althouse, Examiner, flashback, Chronicle of Philanthropy] Background: partisans on both sides have taken shifting positions of convenience on whether nonprofit political advocacy is abuse of the tax laws or free speech worthy of protection. [Dave Weigel] Now if only [...]Show More Summary
With six days left on its crowdfunding campaign, retro "reset" Jagged Alliance: Flashback has only raised 65% of its goal. Oh, how tense! To tempt, tease and excite potential backers, developer Full Control has released a downloadable "diorama" with a rotatable in-engine peek at the art style it's bringing to the turn-based tactics 'em up. Show More Summary
Although Media Matters poo pooed the very idea that Obama's DOJ would engage in retribution for the downgrade, maybe now that distrust in government is suddenly in vogue, we should take another look at that lawsuit. "Why not Moody’s? Why not Fitch?" John Berlau of the American Spectator wondered. Show More Summary
Since it's apparently cool to distrust government now, maybe it's not a bad idea to revisit one of the 2012 stories Media Matters sneered was just a wingnut "conspiracy theory". Last September, The Daily Caller obtained i nternal emails...Show More Summary
Even mainstream media outlets are running story upon story about President Barack Obama's possible ties to the government grabbing a wire service's phone records and the IRS bullying conservative groups. Those who have been paying attention to the New Media shouldn't be surprised by these headlines. Show More Summary
Top Obama official Austan Goolsbee and Barack Obama In 2010 top Obama Official Austan Goolsbee, Council of Economic Advisers Chairman, revealed private tax disclosures on Koch Industries during a phone call with reporters. The Politico reported: The Treasury Department is … Continue reading ?
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Last week, President Obama gave a commencement address to The Ohio State University. In his remarks, he urged graduates to reject voices...
In March of 2012 Democratic Senators sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service demanding that Tea Party groups get extra scrutiny (harassment). The Democrats even threatened legislative action if the IRS did not act. From Sen. Chuck Schumer’s website: … Continue reading ?
How big is this flashback anyway?
Post by Maressa Brown As far as gun violence and terrorism go, this past year may have been one of the most harrowing and devastating in recent memory. Not that Hollywood cares. While fretting that Fifty Shades of Grey won't get enough...Show More Summary
I’m sure that some of you in the audience have experienced this before, whether Sally Draper gave you flashbacks on Mad Men, or movies like The Wedding Singer, Take Me Home Tonight, and Hot Tub Time Machine revived painful memories of eighties fashions. But I think it’s finally my turn to have pop culture make [...]
Any of these look familiar? Of course they do. These were the toy newsmakers of their day, the juggernauts of fun, and part of every kid's Christmas list in the 1980s. Had the Internet existed, they would have gone viral. If you grew up then, do you get a gut reaction when you see any of these toys? More