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Federal Debt: All You Need to Know in Three Minutes

David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution, helps you understand both the short-term and the long-term picture of the federal debt.

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Cathie from Canada - jaywalking in Ferguson; d r i f t g l a s s - David Brooks 101; Obsidian Wings - do you know how many people cops kill each year? The American Prospect - the incompetent pollster mystery solved; The Reaction - live,...Show More Summary

Lt. Gov. Make Personal Donation to Put More Deputies on the Streets in Falfurrias

HOUSTON, Texas — Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst made a personal donation to the group of police officers from South Texas who are volunteering their time to help the financially beleaguered Brooks County Sheriff’s Office in Falfurrias, Texas. Show More Summary

Creative, Quirky and Colourful DIY Wedding

Brooke and David’s wedding was a vibrant and joyous day – and we’re only delighted to share it with you guys. We really love hearing about eco-friendly, budget savvy, or DIY brides and Brooke was all three! With farmer’s market flowers, a hemp wedding dress, and hand crafted chandeliers, this fun, intimate, whimsical family wedding […]

Why Every Testing Program Should Develop a Roadmap

On Thursday, August 28, Brooks Bell will be joining us for a live webinar on creating testing roadmaps. In today’s guest post, David DeFranza, Senior Content Strategist at Brooks Bell, explains how roadmaps can help your testing strategy. A/B testing, at … Read More

David Brooks Hopes Someone At His Paper Is Investigating The Militarization Of Police Forces

We already knew that David Brooks finds it "just too psychologically damaging" to read the comment sections of his op-eds at The New York Times. After listening to his remarks on the PBS Newshour this Friday evening, it doesn't lookShow More Summary

David Beckham: Buff on the Beach in Malibu

He never tires of flaunting his amazing physique, and David Beckham gave beachgoers an eyeful in Malibu, California on Wednesday (August 13). The English soccer stud joined his good friend Gordon Ramsay and kiddos Cruz, Romeo, Brooklyn...Show More Summary

Don’t listen to the hawks — the west should leave Iraq alone

This is a preview from this week’s Spectator, available tomorrow: Peering down from the Olympian heights of the New York Times, the columnist David Brooks writes that “We are now living in… Continue reading The post Don’t listen to the hawks — the west should leave Iraq alone appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Comedian Norm MacDonald Talks About the First Time He Met Robin Williams In a Series of Poignant Tweets

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

photo by Brooks Arthur Comedian Norm MacDonald tells the story of the first time he met Robin Williams on the set of Late Night with David Letterman in a series of poignant Tweets that beautifully honor the memory of the late funny man. It was my first stand-up appearance on Letterman and I had to […]

The U.S. Wasn’t “Drawn” Into Iraq

David Brooks couldn’t be more wrong: We are now living in what …

"Maturity is moving from the close-up to the landscape, focusing less on your own supposed strengths and weaknesses and more on the sea of empathy in which you swim, which is the medium necessary for understanding others, one’s self, and survival."

David Brooks attempts an aphorism, ending a column aimed at distinguishing between introspection and narcissism. Style point: Shouldn't it be seascape?In October 1880, the New York Times published an article on the word "seascape":The...Show More Summary

Brooks: Policy on ISIS Shouldn't Be Based 'on What Should Have Been Done in 2003'

In his regular appearance on PBS’s “NewsHour” on Friday, New York Times columnist David Brooks weighed in on how the United States should handle the spread of ISIS in northern Iraq, particularly regarding the humanitarian crisis. Brooks...Show More Summary

Aerohive Networks' (HIVE) CEO David Flynn on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Aerohive Networks, Inc. (NYSE:HIVE) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call August 06, 2014, 5:00 PM ET Executives Melanie Solomon - IR David Flynn - President & CEO Gordy Brooks - CFO David Greene - Chief Marketing Officer Analysts Kent Schofield...Show More Summary

Responding to David Brooks: The Question of Poverty and Character

David Brooks' recent essay on "The Character Factory" would have us believe that "nearly every parent on earth operates on the assumption that character matters a lot to the life outcomes of their children" while "nearly every government...Show More Summary

"Every dictator thinks he’s Lee Kuan Yew."

3 weeks agoTechnology : Message

“Every dictator thinks he’s Lee Kuan Yew.” - David Brooks, The Battle Of The Regimes

David Brooks Pretends There Are Still Republicans Left Who Care About Governing

Following the chaos we saw on the House floor this week, where Sen. Ted Cruz managed to stick it to John Boehner once again and get the Republicans to vote against their own extremely right-wing immigration bills, and with members of...Show More Summary

David Brooks: Republican Border Stance the 'Palin-ization' of GOP, Blames Ted Cruz

On Friday’s “NewsHour” on PBS, New York Times columnist David Brooks took aim at the conservative wing of the Republican Party for its influence on the language of latest round of legislation dealing with the southern border crisis.Show More Summary

Elementary Philosophy of Probability and the War on Nate Silver: The Honest Broker for the Week of August 2, 2014

Of all the weird things that have happened in the American public sphere in my life, the most weird was the War on Nate Silver--launched in the fall of 2012 by David Brooks, Joe Scarborough, Dylan Byers, and a remarkably large company. Show More Summary

David Brooks and Ruth Marcus are mind-numbingly wrong about marijuana

The pundits continue to spew outdated, inaccurate bromides against a drug they admit they themselves have used

Brooks: When Middle East Conflicts Become One

David Brooks, New York Times: It's amazing how much of the discussion of the Gaza war is based on the supposition that it is still 1979.... The big regional convulsions are driving events, including the conflict in Gaza. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has become just a stage on which the regional clashes in the Arab world are being expressed. Show More Summary

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