(Scott Johnson) Speaking at the Women in the World Summit in New York on Thursday night, Madam Hillary came out foursquare in favor of strict enforcement of the law. In the video below, with a brief excerpt from the speech, she sounds like a lawgiver than a law enforcer, and a lawgiver of a most unsavory kind. Show More Summary
English Prime Minister David Cameron made a hilarious cock-up during a speech earlier today, confusing the team he purportedly supports, Aston Villa, with West Ham. Presumably due to the shared claret-and-blue colours, Cameron told the crowd that he wants people to support West Ham, when he meant to say Aston Villa. He tried to explain […]
David Cameron comes under fire from Twitter users after saying in a speech that he supported West Ham - when he is an Aston Villa fan.
David Cameron made an extraordinary balls-up during a speech he was giving in South London when he insinuated he was a West Ham fan – despite previously claiming a die-hard loyalty to Aston Villa. The Prime Minister had previously declared himself to be a Villain but forgot who he ‘supports’ in the midst of a […]
Jose Fernandez, the 22-year-old pitcher for the Miami Marlins has become a U.S. Citizen. According to NY Daily News, Fernandez delivered the keynote speech at the naturalization ceremony that was held for him and another 140 other South Florida residents who were granted citizenship on Friday. Show More Summary
It is always pretty cringeworthy when politicians start talking about football and clips like this are not going to help. When giving a speech on multiculturalism in Britain, Prime Minster David Cameron said that Britain was a country...Show More Summary
John Rentoul also sticks the boot into Ed Miliband's foreign policy speech with these comments in The Independent which re-brand Labour as the Platitude Party. 2. Miliband’s response this morning is to deliver a speech about foreign policy. Show More Summary
A transgender teen who filed a federal lawsuit last September against South Carolina’s Department of Motor Vehicles for sex discrimination and violating free speech won her case reports NPR.org. Chase Culpepper, 17, filed the suit after DMV officials told her...
Post by Kiri Blakeley. When there are millions of lives on the line, the last thing that anyone would care about is whether or not a woman is pretty, right? Well, you know the answer to that one. Of course that's the only thing anyone cares about! In an astonishing display of sexist grotesquerie, the U.N. Show More Summary
After giving a version of his stump speech to a mostly gray-haired crowd in Iowa, Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin was pressed on Friday by two twenty-something Republicans about a percolating issue he did not mention: immigration.
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr., in a farewell speech on his last day at the Justice Department, said that the department’s political independence had been restored and that the argument over trying terrorists in civilian courts had been won.
During what was supposedly a rousing speech yesterday at the Women in the World Summit (held in David H. Koch Theater, as it happens), Hillary Clinton touched on a number of issues where women’s welfare has improved but hasn’t reached...Show More Summary
While Obama’s Earth Day speech in the Everglades turned out to be a big nothingburger—except if you’re the parent of a fourth-grader who’ll now receive a free annual National Park pass—there are renewed signs this week that his nickel-and-dime...Show More Summary
Illustration by Josh McDonald In 1968, while speaking to a conference on international student projects, Ivan Illich told those in attendance "the existence of organizations like yours is offensive." In his impassioned speech To Hell...Show More Summary
In a speech in midtown Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo addressed ongoing projects to overhaul the city's airports and announced a $1 billion federal loan for the cash-strapped Metropolitan Transportation... To view the full story, click the title link.
When President Barack Obama traveled to Florida this week to make a speech on climate change for Earth Day, he brought Bill Nye "the Science Guy" along with him, a fact that was not lost on Fox News' The Five. And while they were there, the two men sat down for a chat about the state of science in America and those pesky "climate-deniers" in Congress.
For those who took seriously President Obama’s stated goals of restoring accountability and legal legitimacy to U.S. counterterrorism operations, the 2013 speech at the National Defense University was one of the most significant watersheds of his presidency. Show More Summary
Mediaite will be covering the event live, but before then, here's a look back at the last nine comedians who bravely took the stage next to the president and delivered their best political material to the Washington media and the wo...
Hundreds of people showed up at the campus of Valdosta University to fly American flags, after other protesters desecrated a flag last week.
Throughout this coming week, a Japanese visitor named Shinzo Abe will be touring the United States with stops in Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles as well as meetings in Washington with President Barack Obama and a speech to Congress. Continue reading ? The post Shinzo Abe: Will he or won’t he apologize during Washington visit? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.