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Is Baseball A Religion?

As October nears, George Will answers the question this way: Part of the beauty of baseball, and sport generally, is that it doesn’t mean a damn thing. It’s valued for itself. Now, it can be the pursuit of excellence. It is competition tamed and made civil by rules. It is aggression channeled in a wholesome […]

George Zimmerman’s Dad: ‘If FBI Agents Come And Kick In His Door, He’s Probably Gonna Shoot A Few Of Them’

After George Zimmerman shot and killed unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, he has become more fearful even to the point of his father worrying that his son will kill FBI agents. In an attempt to rebrand his image, Robert Zimmerman Jr., George’s brother, told GQ that he considered making the acquitted killer a reality star. “I learn [...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson (Sort of) Admits to Misquoting George W. Bush and Agrees to (Someday) Apologize for It

After first denying the charge, famed scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson admitted, in a way, that he misquoted former President George W. Bush and will apologize for the mistake at some point in the future.

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.

George Osborne didn't have a rabbit in his hat. Instead, he had a piranha

Today George Osborne wrote himself into the political history books. We will have to wait another seven months to find out the precise details of what was penned. But it will be one of two things. Either: "George Osborne: The man who won the Conservative Party the 2015 general election." Or it will say: “George [...]

Ups and downs

UP: Prospects for an Iranian nuclear “sneak out” DOWN: The usefulness of inspections in a closed society UP: Jeb Bush buzz DOWN: People who really know what Jeb Bush will do. UP: Similarity of Obama rhetoric to George W. Bush’s rhetoric DOWN: Chance Obama will show the same determination Bush did UP: Dan Sullivan’s lead […]

Osborne’s speech gambled on voters accepting more austerity

George Osborne’s speech to Conservative conference was politically brave. He is gambling that the voting public will applaud his candour about the tough choices that the country is still facing,… Continue reading The post Osborne’s speech gambled on voters accepting more austerity appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

"Either the president doesn’t read the intelligence he’s getting or he’s bullshitting." Plus: Boehner Says Yes to Ground Troops.

21 hours agoNews : Reason

Well, that didn't ake long. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) has signaled hat it may be inevitable that American troops will be fighting the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria and Iraq. From an ABC News interview with George Stephanopoulos yesterday: "If...Show More Summary

Osborne Pledges Free Vote On EU Referendum

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom – George Osborne used a series of media interviews at the Conservative conference to pledge a free vote in parliament on the EU referendum. This will allow backbench MPs to make their own decision on whether to support an in/out vote. Show More Summary

Climate? What Climate? Osborne Sets Out Future of Planes, High speed Trains and Undertaxed Automobiles

Chancellor George Osborne says Conservatives are party of the future but will rely on 19th century fuels to power the economy - and presents no plan to deal with climate change  George Osborne sent a clear message to the markets andShow More Summary

Steve Chapman: The Latest War Will Not Be Free

yesterdayNews : Reason

Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation, followed by live video of Baghdad being bombed. Show More Summary

Will George Clooney's Wedding Popularize Burner Phones in Your Company?

This morning, news broke that even more celebrity nude photos of have leaked and that George Clooney handed out burner phones to wedding guests to ensure any photos taken didn’t show up on the internet after accounts got hacked. TheShow More Summary

What George Osborne should learn from the Scottish ‘yes’ campaign

George Osborne will give his speech in a few minutes, and we’ll analyse it straight after. But I’d like to pick up on something he said this morning on Radio… Continue reading The post What George Osborne should learn from the Scottish ‘yes’ campaign appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Kate Middleton Hoping For A Daughter In Order To Honor Late Princess Diana

Kate Middleton and Prince William will naturally be hoping that the new royal baby is happy and healthy but secretly they will also most probably be hoping that she is a girl as a sister for baby George would be welcomed. It was reported...Show More Summary

George Osborne has abolished the pensions death tax – here’s what that means

The good news on pensions just keeps on coming. Today, at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, George Osborne will today announce the abolition of the draconian 55 per cent pension death tax. There’ll… Continue reading The post George Osborne has abolished the pensions death tax – here’s what that means appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

George Clooney Wedding Photos: George and Amal Show Off Wedding Rings After Tying The Knot

Everyone in the world seems to know that George Clooney got married on Saturday, but the big question is, what did his wife Amal Almuddin’s wedding gown look like? Vanity Fair is reportedly the publication that will be sharing the official...Show More Summary

Boston Bombing News: the final spurt

With his latest orders, Judge George O’Toole has finished all speculations about location and begin of the Tsarnaev trial and confirmed the low-level expectations of his critics: there will be no change of venue – despite grave objections of law pundits like Neal Vidmar – and the two-month postponement of the trial is little more [...]

George & Amal: The Morning After

Their marriage was announced on Saturday. Will there be another wedding on Monday?

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

George Clooney Can't Stop Smiling on the Morning of His Big Wedding

George Clooney is one step closer to getting married! The actor was spotted enjoying his last bachelor breakfast with friends Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford on Saturday morning in Venice. George will tie the knot with Amal Alamuddin later in the day. Show More Summary

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