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Manhunt In Britain For A Man Who Made Derogatory Slurs About Islam

Is it just me, or does the perp look like Bill Maher? The horror! Monster! Imagine speaking out against the Prophet and the Religion of Pieces. They’ll be coming for

A Race Against Time

Bullish sentiment at the beginning of a new year is nothing new.  It seems like every January, expectations are reset and people become more hopeful regardless of any volatility in the recent past.  It kind of reminds me of RedskinsShow More Summary

Carmelo says 'it kills me' to see Kobe Bryant's injury woes

The plan was for Carmelo and the Knicks to square off against Kobe and the Lakers as a nationally televised lead-in to the Super Bowl.

Israel Releases Footage Of An Iranian ICBM That Could Reach And Strike The US! [Video]

So, tell me again why our President is threatening to veto any new sanctions against Iran? Why our Marxist leaders are insisting that Iran has a right to nuclear power,

"The obvious thing to say about Jonathan Chait’s battle against the left is that we’re rooting for casualties."

"Which we suppose calls for an explanation of why we’re not simply on Chait’s side."James Taranto takes on Jonathan Chait's "political correctness" rant.(And I'm not just linking because it links to me. ("Blogress Ann Althouse, a law professor whose politics are heterodox and centrist, elaborates pointedly....")

Londyn Smith de Richelieu Talks Being a Trans Woman of Color on Love Thy Sister

2 days agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

"That's the reason having a platform matters so much to me. Violence against trans women of color gets shoved under the rug so often, and there's no accountability."

Terminator Genisys Looks Surprisingly Good, Still Can't Spell

Will this movie be special against all the odds? Will it suck harder than that last one that was a bit weird? It’s pretty difficult to make the call at this early stage, but the latest trailer is starting to sway me towards ‘hey, this might actually be okay!’ More »      

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Superbowl Sunday Edition

It is the annual American tradition of Sportsball Sunday on February 1st. My local team, the Seattle Seahawks, are up against the Evil Empire of the National Football League, the New England Patriots. Tom Brady is Darth Vader and Bill Belichick is the Emperor. Show More Summary

Who Knew Tom Petty Could Be So Litigious?!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tom Petty (and co-writer Jeff Lynne!!) just won a lawsuit Monday against pop singer Sam Smith, as Smith's song "Stay With Me" allegedly plagiarizes Petty's 1989 jam, "Won't Back Down." Okay. Um, after a few track back-to-back listens, I didn't really hear it (and y'all, I know how to hear "similarities"). Show More Summary

Here’s Why Dads Like Me Protesting Similac’s Sisterhood Video Won’t Win This “War” and What We Can Do About It

There has been a dad outcry against how Similac ended its Mom’s War video. What could have been great, left us on the outside --- again. Here is what writer Rob Watson suggests we can do about it. The post Here’s Why Dads Like Me Protesting Similac’s Sisterhood Video Won’t Win This “War” and What We Can Do About It appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Australian Open 2015 Women's Semifinal: TV Schedule, Start Time, Stream Info

Day 11 of the 2015 Australian Open will be semi-finals day in the women's competition. First up is the all-Russian affair pitting Ekaterina Makarova against World No. 2 Maria Sharapova. That's followed by top seed Serena Williams meeting...Show More Summary

Peace, War, Literature and What Lasts - some responses to readers

Time for a few retorts and responses to comments here. Let me first deal with Mr Courtnadge, who wrote of my complaint that it felt a bit lonely to be against the Iraq war: ‘A bit of an exaggeration, author....

Ben & Jerry’s Founders Support #BlackLivesMatter in a Bold Display of Solidarity

If someone had told me six years ago that Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield—the founders of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream—would speak out against police brutality and anti-black racism with more conviction than the nation’s first black president, I would have laughed in that person’s face.

Former DIA Chief Criticizes Administration (w/ Transcript)

4 days agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

Sent in over the transom today– Ex-DIA chief Flynn goes into opposition against Obama Administration on ISIS: It is striking to me how many security officials have gone public against this administration after leaving. This is not aShow More Summary

American liberalism, circa 2007

Marcus Nunes directed me to a very interesting piece by Jonathan Chait in the American Prospect, from 2001.  It begins by pointing out that by the early 1990s American liberals had turned against the deficit spending policy of Ronald Reagan. Then it moves on to the Clinton Administration: All of these developments were known at the […]

Question asked of a mother who breastfed her son until he was 3: "At this point, don’t you think it’s more about your needs than his needs?"

And her answer was to laugh, "because they wouldn’t have said that if they’d ever seen my son ask to breastfeed."He would catapult himself into my bed every morning, smush himself up against me, and gleefully ask, “Can I have some mama’s...Show More Summary

American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee Says ‘American Sniper’ Spurs Threats Against Muslims

Put your hand up if you are tired of PC bull like this group coming after “American Sniper” for it’s so-called ‘hate speech’. Give me a break. From Newsmax: An

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Weaned Myself off Antidepressants (Against the Advice of My Doctor)

5 days agoLifestyle : xoJane

A doctor’s indifference led to a dubious choice, and some surprising life lessons.

The State of the State: When You Fail Your Bar Exam Four Times, It's Time to Raise the Bar!

I learned Governor Andrew Cuomo failed his bar exam four times. His war against NY State's teachers has finally been put into context for me. Whereas I once thought his words reeked of harmful stupidity, now I feel the boy that is still in the man. Show More Summary

My Dog Loved Me More Than You Did

6 days agoOdd : Thought Catalog

You leaned against the fence and told me about your family. I wanted to just kiss you and hug you and look at all those stupid, beautiful lights with you.

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