From The Last Speech and Dying Words of Mr. John Audouin, who was executed at Dublin, on Wednesday the 29th of May last 1728 for the Murder of his Maid Margaret Kief; at the place of Execution he delivered the following Paper to the Sheriffs. (Courtesy of the National Library of Scotland): It is usual […]
It’s graduation season, and though we’ve already seen one spectacular musical performance as part of Will Ferrell’s outstanding commencement speech for this year’s graduates at the University of Southern California, we have a new favorite moment from this year’s round of college grads. Show More Summary
Miranda Mulholland, a Toronto-based musician and music label owner, delivered an exceptionally passionate, accessible, and deeply personal keynote speech last week to the Economic Club of Canada. Mulholland's talk was notable not only for providing an artist's perspective, but for coming ready with next steps for everyone. Show More Summary
Happy Memorial Day. I can't think of a better way to remember the sacrifice of so many than with the speech of Mr. Khizr Khan from last summer. Never forget. And now on with the round up... Balkinization: The primary legal referenceShow More Summary
Efforts by Facebook to moderate content in one of its fastest-growing countries has evidently not been easy. Like what it's doing in many other markets, the social media giant is trying to stem content deemed hateful in Myanmar. SEE...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump’s speech at the historic Riyadh summit of 50 Sunni Muslim states called for “a coalition of nations who share the aim of stamping out extremism and providing our children a hopeful future that does honor to God.” This is not the same thing as calling for a Reformation within Islam. While he […]
A Texas Democrat has launched another state Senate floor filibuster — but don't expect it to generate as much attention as Sen. Wendy Davis' marathon speech four years ago. San … Click to Continue »
Destinee Mangum, one of the teenagers at the center of a hate incident that resulted in the deaths of two mens, thanked those good samaritans for intervening on her and her friend’s behalf—and giving their lives in the process. “I just want to say thank you to the people who put their life on the...
President Trump took some heat this weekend after it looked like he wasn't listening to Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's speech at the G7 summit. Gentiloni was speaking in Italian, and Trump, who doesn't speak Italian, looked like he didn't have a translation headset on. Show More Summary
In a speech last Thursday in Germany, former President Barack Obama took a swing at President Donald Trump over his campaign commitment to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
TORONTO—Smirk. The economy. Justin Trudeau. Free speech. His deceased mother. ISIS. On every subject, no matter how sad or serious, Andrew Scheer would smirk. It was, well, weird. His rictus was so off-putting, we started to forget what he was actually saying. Which, for him, was pretty fortunate. Minutes after he won the Conservative Party […]
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are facing European laws forcing them to remove hate speech and sexually explicit videos or face steep fines. EU ministers approved proposals from the European Commission, which seek to tackle the rise in objectionable videos on social media platforms. The proposals, which still need to be agreed with the European Parliament, […]
Trump's embarrassing speech to NATO has now forced Gen. Mattis' into sounding more like a CNN Trump surrogate than the Secretary of Defense. "Face The Nation" host John Dickerson asked the Secretary of Defense why the president didn't...Show More Summary
On this day, people across the nation pay tribute to service members with wreath layings, parades, speeches and candlelight vigils.
The president's full speech wrapping up his first overseas trip as commander in chief
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Trump walked away from the G7 summit in Sicily with a very different takes on the meetings. The BBC reports that Merkel made a somber speech at an election event in Munich Sunday, suggesting that Europe could “no longer rely on allies” Britain and...
The suspect is facing murder and attempted murder charges.
LaVar coaches his youngest son, LaMelo
Yes sir!!I saw Facebook Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg's "Harvard University Graduation Speech" the day he made it.I listened to RIGHT WING sources attack him.I listened to LEFT WING sources PRAISE HIM for his commitment to FAIRNESS.While...Show More Summary
Ricky Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche were stabbed to death on the Portland MAX after they defended female passengers from a white supremacist's anti-Muslim hate speech.