I'm relieved that the nightmare of Jonathan Pollard's imprisonment is about to be over. Not because I feel any sympathy whatsoever for the convicted spy who will be paroled in November after spending 30 years in prison. No, what relieves me is that, once he's freed, we'll be spared the spectacle...
American Airlines probably thought it was making the right move when it bought 45 Boeing 787 Dreamliners. After all, as I noted in my book, You Can't Order Change, the $166 million 250 to 330 seat aircraft was known for using 20% less fuel -- thus the profits from filling [...]
Fans of Rob Zombie, take heed! The Halloween horror event known as the Great American Nightmare is coming back for its third year! Returning to the Chicago area, specifically Villa Park, for a second year in a row, the event will take place on select dates between September 25th and November 1st with Zombie himself […]
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, How can the life of such a manBe in the palm of some fool’s hand?To see him obviously framedCouldn’t help but make me feel ashamed to live in a landWhere justice is a game.—Bob Dylan, “Hurricane” Justice in America is not all it’s cracked up to be. Show More Summary
Brendan Thomas-Noone Security, Asia Our military personnel are likely becoming used to the idea that the 'fog of war' is being lifted by technology... For a work of fiction, Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War by PW Singer and...Show More Summary
A growing number of charter school teachers want to unionize, the American Prospect's Rachel M. Cohen tells Salon
If homeownership is still considered part of the “American dream,” is a college degree a necessary component of buying a home? Many recent graduates saddled with significant student loan debt may find saving for a down payment a struggle, according to a recent Trulia survey...
The poor are confronted with two choices: stay poor or get poorer. Here's why the American Dream is a continuing nightmare for so many. More than 46 million Americans live in poverty in the U.S. And that's based on census data that usually...Show More Summary
In my old age I find myself musing more and more. So what is the American nightmare? It’s the suburbs. I grew up in a middle to upper middle class neighborhood less than 2 miles from downtown Portland. Our neighborhood was a community. We interacted with each other and helped each other as needed. [...] The post The American Nightmare appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
With the combination of the previous days’ inebriation and the sound of fireworks still ringing in everyone’s ears, countless Americans will have woken up on July 5th, 6th, etc. with a headache. What better way to pass those few hours, waiting for the Advil to kick in and the fear to dissipate, than to watch a film? … Read More
“I’m running because I want to stop President Obama and Secretary Clinton from turning the American dream into the European nightmare. We are on the path towards socialism. It’s not too late but the hour is late.” — Gov. Bobby [...]
Is it wrong to have a weird, semi-sexual attraction to the villains and monsters of your favorite horror movies? Like, the girl from The Ring, she needs loving too. Patrick Bateman from American Psycho, despite his sociopathic killing spree tendencies, still needs a cuddle buddy, probably. Show More Summary
Seventy years after the Battle of Okinawa, Yoshiko Shimabukuro still has terrifying nightmares of watching friends and Japanese soldiers die as they hid in caves to escape fierce American shelling. One of 222 female students mobilised as a battlefield nursing unit for the Imperial Army in March...
No team in the history of American pro sports has ever been in as much trouble — a legal, ethical and disciplinary nightmare — as the St. Louis Cardinals are now if an FBI and Department of Justice investigation ultimately proves that members of their front office hacked the computer network of the Astros to steal.?.?. everything.Read full article >>
Wes Eisold isn't just the fiery frontman behind Some Girls and American Nightmare, you probably also know him from hims solo project Cold Cave. Using a punk ethos to drive the synth-pop / darkwave project, Cold Cave has been insanely prolific in the past years, releasing eleven LPs and EPs since inception in 2007. Show More Summary
Wes Eisold, former frontman of hardcore greats American Nightmare, has led the dark pop project Cold Cave since 2007, but he hasn’t released a proper album since 2011’s truly awesome Cherish The Light Years. He has, however, released a steady stream of limited-edition EPs and singles. And on the new compilation Full Cold Moon, he […]
“FATCA: An American Tax Nightmare” [Stu Haugen, New York Times via TaxProf] Following Iceland’s model? “Neither [Krugman nor Yglesias] mentions that a major part of the Icelandic recipe was letting foreign deposit holders twist in the...Show More Summary
The US Navy's worst nightmare is about to come true: new technologies will deal a severe blow to the ability of American stealth submarines to vanish beneath the waters without a trace, Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College James Holmes stressed.
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My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. Joe Dirt is back. "Doesn't get much gooder than this," he says. That's debatable, but the fact remains that he's all in all the time – again. But the ultra-mulleted, ultra-uncool character who first hit the big screen 14 years ago is not coming to a theater near you. Show More Summary