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Obama Puts Americans at Risk: ISIL’s Neighbors Should Eliminate the "Caliphate"

Doug Bandow President Barack Obama is channeling George W. Bush in launching a new Mideast war. Why is Washington involved? The Islamic State is evil, but the organization’s raison d’etre is establishing a Middle Eastern caliphate, or quasi-state, not terrorizing Americans. Show More Summary

The Name ‘Redskins’ May Soon Be Banned By The FCC

A George Washington University law professor has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) asking the agency to ban the word “Redskins,” the name of the Washington NFL team, and the agency is considering enacting that ban. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

18 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Carter's 2002 Nobel Peace Prize photo. Happy #90 to #39! If you don’t count George Washington's fake choppers, Jimmy Carter owns the most famous set of presidential teeth in history. That Jimmy grin was what the country wanted after the Watergate mess. Show More Summary

Singhal Presents Firm Misreporting Behavior and Tax Evasion Substitution Today at Columbia

Monica Singhal (Harvard) presents Dodging the Taxman: Evidence on Firm Misreporting Behavior and Evasion Substitution (with Paul Carrillo (George Washington) & Dina Pomeranz (Harvard)) at Columbia today as part of its Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Alex Raskolnikov, David Schizer, and Wojciech Kopczuk: Reducing tax evasion is a key...

Liveblogging the American Revolution: September 30, 1776: George Washington to Lund Washington

From George Washington to Lund Washington, 30 September 1776: >Col. Morris’s, on the Heights of Harlem, >30 September, 1776.Dear Lund, >Your letter of the 18th, which is the only one received and unanswered, now lies before me. The amazement...Show More Summary

The Real-Life 'Olivia Pope' Got Pranked By George H.W. Bush

Former President George H.W. Bush -- a known prankster -- pulled a fast one on the real-life Washington fixer who inspired ABC's hit "Scandal." As anyone who's a "Scandal" fanatic knows, Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington) is involved in a complicated and steamy love affair with President Fitzgerald Grant III (Tony Goldwyn). Show More Summary

Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University Will Hold October 2 Event to Discuss Ebola Epidemic

Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) at the George Washington University will hold an expert panel on October 2 to discuss the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, with a focus on interventions that could help curtail the spread of the deadly virus.

The “Unbreakable Bond” Between Israel And America

This cliché, amplified by president Obama, placing the state of Israel in a unique place in all our history with respect to US foreign policy, is something that would have horrified George Washington – or indeed any realist on foreign policy. It effectively means that no pressure can or will ever be brought to bear […]

Conflict Of Interest: George Will Again Uses His Column To Prop Up A Koch-Backed Candidate

Weeks after appearing at a VIP dinner for the Koch brothers-backed political group Americans for Prosperity (AFP), George Will devoted his Washington Post column to promoting one of the Kochs' favored political candidates without disclosing...Show More Summary

Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth to Baby Girl

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill and Hillary Clinton are grandparents. The couple’s daughter, Chelsea Clinton, has given birth to her first child, a daughter named Charlotte. MoreFrom Goofy Teen to Dashing Groom: George Clooney’s Life in PicturesTaylor Swift Proves She Totally Gets ‘No It’s Becky’ Tumblr MemeThree Die When Semi Collides With College Softball Team Bus…

Dominican Book Fair in New York celebrates Washington-area poet, George Mason professor Rei Berroa

5 days agoArts : Arts Post

Mild-mannered and beloved in bilingual literary circles in Washington, Rei Berroa is better known farther away. When he is not in his Spanish literature classroom at George Mason University, or at his desk in Fairfax drafting pieces for his 41st book of poetry, criticism or translation, he will be to-ing and fro-ing around Latin America — in […]

A knowledge of books

I conceive a knowledge of books is the basis upon which other knowledge is to be built. -- George Washington

George Will: 'Bet Against' Jeb Bush Run in 2016

Washington Post columnist and author George Will stated that he would “bet against” Jeb Bush running for president in 2016 on Tuesday’s broadcast of “The Laura Ingraham Show.” He added that Bush “has four strikes against him, his last name, Common Core, immigration, on which I happen to agree with him... Show More Summary

Interdisciplinary Research Team Finds Method for More Precise Diagnosis of Pneumonia

An interdisciplinary team of George Washington University researchers are investigating more accurate and rapid methods of identification of bacterial pathogens in patients with pulmonary infections, which could lead to more targeted antimicrobial therapy with potentially less adverse effects and lower costs. Show More Summary

The Face Of Disgrace

On January 20, 2001, thousands of people assembled in Washington to protest the dubious installation of George W. Bush as the 44th president of the United States. The major media covering the event ignored them. So they weren't there. So it didn't ha...

John Sununu: Country Can Not Stand a Second Disciple of Alinsky as President

Monday on Newsmax TV's "The Steve Malzberg Show," former White House chief of staff to President George H. W. Bush, John Sununu discussed recent reports from the Washington Free Beacon that a 23-year-old Hillary Clinton had several correspondences with the controversial community organizer Saul Alinsky. Show More Summary

Instead Of George Washington, Captain America Crosses The Delaware

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Captain America and the agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. take the place of George Washington and his troops in this reinterpretation of the classic painting. Cosplayers, ahoy! Read more...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg signals she has no plans to retire soon

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg walked from behind a stage curtain on a recent Friday afternoon, a huge roar went up from the jammed auditorium at George Washington University.

8 Crazy Things to Expect on Sleepy Hollow Season 2

TV's most insane drama is back! After a finale that introduced the world to Zombie George Washington, somehow Sleepy Hollow has found a way to up the ante even more for its sophomore season. While there are certain things we won't give...Show More Summary

Bishop Cupich named to succeed Cardinal George as Chicago archbishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) -– Pope Francis has named Bishop Blase J. Cupich of Spokane, Washington, as archbishop of Chicago, succeeding Cardinal Francis E. George, who has headed the archdiocese since 1997. The appointment was announced Sept. 20 in Washington by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Archbishop Cupich will be installed in […]

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