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The Man Who Made the Masters, Part 2

9 hours agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This is the second part of a series on Clifford Roberts, the co-founder of Augusta National Golf Club and the chairman of the Masters Tournament from 1934 to 1976. Read Part 1. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. All rights reserved. Show More Summary

Introducing The "Overseas Contingency Operations Account" – Washington's Crony Capitalist War Slush Fund

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain has called it a “gimmick,” and Democrats complain that larding up the separate war funding bill with extra spending amounts to an “abusive loophole.” Yet so far, the massive increase is likely to remain in this year’s budget. Show More Summary

SASC Chair McCain Strong on UCLASS

Word is out today of a letter Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain sent to the Secretary of Defense outlining his desire to see the Navy develop UCLASS for action in contested environments. Here is the money quote from...Show More Summary

The Man Who Made the Masters

6 days agoSports / Golf : Armchair Golf

This is the first in a series on Clifford Roberts, the co-founder of Augusta National Golf Club and the chairman of the Masters Tournament from 1934 to 1976. By John Coyne Copyright © John Coyne. All rights reserved. Used with permission. Show More Summary

Talking Defense Spending With John McCain

Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee John McCain joined me to open the third hour of the show today: Audio: 03-20hhs-mccain Transcript: HH: The longest range story is whether or not we’re going to fund the Pentagon. And at the tip of that spear is Senator John McCain from the great state of Arizona. Show More Summary

States fail to calm privatisation fears

Australia Post chairman and AGL Energy director John Stanhope has called for a wholesale ­review of the national energy market.

US Should Increase Defense Spending to $577 Bln - Senator McCain

US Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain stated that the US should increase defense spending to $577 billion of defense discretionary budget authority.

San Diego Opera seizes the hour with prophetic 'Nixon in China'

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

"We live in unsettled times," the president sings at the beginning of John Adams' opera "Nixon in China." He has just arrived in Peking (now Beijing) for his 1972 meeting with Chairman Mao, thus opening up relations between the U.S. and China and paving the way for China's global ascent....

Capitol Hill: Lawmakers Raise Serious Concerns About Obama's New AUMF

Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey all appeared on...

Use of Force Against ISIL: Military and Diplomatic Efforts

Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey spoke today before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the President's request for authorization to use force against ISIL, or Daesh.

Kerry Gets Testy at Senate Hearing Over Iran Letter

Secretary of State John Kerry sparred angrily with Republican foreign relations chairman Bob Corker on Wednesday, with the Tennessee Republican refusing to allow Kerry to filibuster the committee over the letter sent by 47 Senate Republicans...Show More Summary

John Malone’s Deal With Lionsgate Is Just The Beginning, Liberty Media CEO Says

“More may come” from John Malone’s surprising recent alliance with Lionsgate although “nothing is guaranteed,” the Liberty Media chairman’s closest colleague — company CEO Greg Maffei — told the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet & Telecom Conference today. Show More Summary

Photo: The legacy of the march in Selma

In this March 7, 1965 file photo, state troopers use clubs against participants of a civil rights voting march in Selma, Ala. At foreground right, John Lewis, chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is beaten by a state trooper. Show More Summary

ATLwood: Lionsgate chairman wants to buy the Atlanta Hawks

According to ESPN, Lionsgate Entertainment's Mark Rachesky put in a bid to buy the Atlanta Hawks. Apparently Machesky has been encouraged by Atlanta Braves controlling owner John Malone to throw his hat into the mix, one that includes...Show More Summary

First Slice 3/5/15: Former Grady executive gets prison for stealing cash from hospital

A former Grady Memorial Hospital official has been sentenced to seven years in prison for stealing $480,000 from the state's largest public-safety net hospital. Georgia GOP Chairman John Padgett, his wife, and his company are being accused...Show More Summary

Inside GOP science policy, Part 3: climate change

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In Part 3 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas), we turn to climate change, which is surely the most politically contentious topic under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriations Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice and science. 

Inside GOP science, part 2: the brawl over National Science Foundation grants

In part 2 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Tex.), we turn to the controversy over another agency under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriation Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice, and science: the National Science Foundation, which...

Former BP Boss Browne is DEA Chairman

Lord John Browne heads DEA's supervisory board LetterOne co-owners Fridman, Khan also join Unit changes name to DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG FRANKFURT, March 3 (Reuters) - DEA,

Ex-Chief of BP Named Chairman of Russian Billionaire’s Oil and Gas Group

The investment company of Mikhail Fridman said it had appointed John Browne to build the global oil and gas production company L1 Energy.

How to beat jet lag, from a CEO with an insane travel schedule

Most people know John Thompson as the chairman of Microsoft and iconic decade-long former CEO of Symantec. He also spent 28 years with IBM, rising from salesperson to a top executive, in charge of IBM Americas. While that seems like a career enough for any human, it's not for Thompson. Show More Summary

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