Tease the day: Day after day, politicians spent the session hoping to guilt each other into the truth
In the latest video from Fareed, he explains why he thinks Obama was right to intervene in Libya, and in a follow up offers a hopeful progress report on the other Arab Spring nations: Last week in Time, Fareed made his case for why the US should not get involved in Syria, including this distinction […]
By Pater Tenebrarum: "Recession to End in 2014" Bloomberg has published an article about Spain's economy, which has the timing of the latest postponement of economic recovery as its subject. The article is entitled, “Spain Recession Seen Ending by 2014 as Austerity Eases”. Show More Summary
The forecast Friday provides little hope for firefighters trying to make headway against a raging wildfire northeast of Colorado Springs. The high temperatures and blustery winds will be back, along with little chance for meaningful rain. The weather is expected to cool some over the weekend, with calmer winds, but no significant showers. The Black […]
Nationwide, the Iranian people, especially the youth, are not abandoning democratic hopes. Change will have to come from both outside the regime, and by the Iranian people to ensure, as the Iranian Resistance has called for in its platform, a democratic, secular and non-nuclear Iran.
Rupert and Wendi Murdoch are getting a divorce. But this doesn't mean that love is dead. Hope, as they say, springs eternal, and the world is a big place. And since Wendi married Rupert just 17 days after his previous divorce was finalized,...Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) The Minnesota Twins won the World Series in 1987 and 1991, but they haven’t been a serious contender since the early ’90s. Still, over the last decade or so the franchise has fielded a good, competitive team. Their typical pattern was to make the postseason, and then lose ignominiously to the Yankees. Show More Summary
This weekend I traveled to northwestern Wisconsin to a workshop on photographing butterflies. I was hoping to get an opportunity to photograph some of the more unusual butterflies that are out in late spring and early summer. Unfortunately we found that there seemed to be a lot less butterflies then when we went to the same area last year in mid May. Show More Summary
This is the time of year when hope springs eternal in the NFL and it's no different in Cleveland. Unfortunately, the reality of the situation is that the player who has been publicly espousing that optimism is also the biggest obstacle to its realization. Show More Summary
In recent years, when the weather begins to heat up, the job market has gone cold. This so-called “spring swoon” has time and again dashed many hopes for a more sustained and vigorous economic recovery. But with today’s report from the Labor Department that the U.S. Show More Summary
From loyal commentor Marvel: Last year I ended up planting three successive generations of corn — the first two flights were sown during warm spells, only to rot in place when subsequent Spring days turned cold (corn seeds need very warm soil to germinate — sissies one and all). This year I started the corn [Read more...]
By: Skull Knowing that Bolt Thrower was coming to MDF again this year, I had hoped beyond hope that they would make heir way into Chicago for an appearance while in the States. Hope springs eternal, and I got my wish. Not only that, I was lucky enough to find out BEFORE the tickets actually went on sale. Show More Summary
Steamboat Springs, CO – Based on a preliminary investigation by the Routt County Sheriff’s Office, a local mother shot and killed her 9-year-old son before attempting to kill herself early Wednesday morning in hopes of getting back at her soon to be ex, the child’s father. Authorities believe 45-year-old Lisa Marie Lesyshen shot her son, [...]Show More Summary
Gay marriage vote on hold in House; no progress on pension reform A showdown vote on legalizing gay marriage in Illinois never materialized Friday as lawmakers adjourned their spring session, dashing the high hopes of supporters who believed that after years of disappointment, they were finally on the verge of making history.
Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has not been a participant at Patriots OTAs this spring, but it isn’t because he’s unhappy with his contract for the 2013 season. It’s because he wants to set himself up for a bigger contract for the 2014 season. Spikes is in the final year of his contract and Ian Rapoport…
This has been a bellicose spring for outdoor cafes, first with all that freezing, monsoon-ish weather we've had, coupled with the recent sudden crackdown on sidewalk dining spots. But it does appear there's some hope for patio dining,...Show More Summary
I recently had an overnight in Denver enroute to Colorado Springs, and was originally hoping to stay in downtown Denver. Unfortunately almost everything was sold out due to some medical conference, so I instead stayed at the Element Denver Park Meadows, which is maybe a 20 minute drive from downtown Denver. It worked out well [...]Show More Summary
For much of the spring, President Obama has made a concerted effort to reach out to congressional Republicans, hoping to lay the groundwork for improved interpersonal connections, which in turn, the theory goes, could help lead to more bipartisan agreements. To this end, Preside …
Nebraska football fans are full of hope in the summer. They have watched the Spring Game, read the recruiting stories and started to sink their teeth into the preseason magazines that hit the stands. There are plenty of things Nebraska fans can look at and get excited about for the upcoming season. Show More Summary
Apologies for not being able to get this on the blog with a little more lead-time, but I hope a few readers are able to plant some seeds for this last spring eclipse! — Amanda We have one more... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!