"I CAN'T give you the formula for success but I can give you one for failure -- try to please everyone." Tracy Brooks Swope Avildsen insists this was said by her grandfather Herbert Bayard Swope at the Freedom House Dinner in the 40s. Tracy is annoyed that this quote is being attributed to Bill Cosby in books of famous quotes. Show More Summary
Ever since House Speaker John Boehner in mid-January invited Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's current prime minister, to speak before both chambers of Congress on Tuesday, March 3, the White House and most members of the press have slammed...Show More Summary
The Obama White House is in full war mode against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, leader of our best ally in the Middle East, for accepting House Speaker John Boehner's invitation to speak before Congress, while it mollycoddles that region's most dangerous nation, Iran. No one crosses Obama without facing his wrath. No one dares. He is the president.
In the third season of House of Cards, the foundation of Frank President Frank Underwood's empire is falling apart. No, really. Just because you've seen him commit murder with the same ease as lighting a cigarette doesn't mean you've seen him hit rock bottom. Show More Summary
White House national security advisor Susan Rice earned rousing applause during her speech before the American-Israeli Political Action Committee on Monday — but they weren’t in support for Obama administration policies. Speaking one...Show More Summary
Someone you wouldn't expect has also been binge watching "House of Cards" Season 3 -- and no, it's not your grandma using your Netflix account. FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) has also been bonding with Frank Underwood, and...Show More Summary
The speech that Benjamin Netanyahu will give in front of Congress on Tuesday has already created a number of problems that the Israeli prime minister would never have had to deal with had he simply declined House speaker John Boehner's invitation to address a joint session. Show More Summary
The US Department of Housing and Urban Development stated that $150 million would be provided to 25 US states for homes and services for low-income people with disabilities.
We've seen the Houses Great and Small of Game of Thrones become modern-day companies, but now it's the turn of classic Gen-1 Pokémon to get the slick modern logo treatment by design company Pictogram. Read more...
Spoilers for House of Cards Season 3 in this story for anyone who didn?t get binge-watching clearance from the White House. Things got predictably crazy this season, and it ended on a wham-bang note that was pitch perfect. Click To Continue Reading
A rampaging housing market means the Reserve Bank should be lifting interest rates. This is why they can't.
Back in the hot seat. Senate Democrats blocked a motion Monday by conservative Republicans to "conference," or negotiate, with the House on the "clean" bill to fund Homeland Security through the end of September. That bill passed the...Show More Summary
After consulting with my colleagues, my staff, my family, and my conscience, I will regretfully not be attending the address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the House Chamber on Tuesday. I do not expect this absence will...Show More Summary
All the way from France C Y G N gives Janet Jackson’s 1987 single “The Pleasure Principle” quite the house remix, stream or download below.
Image via Netflix You know each sobering trumpet note and the twinkle of every key by heart—not least because it's all you've been watching this weekend—but do you know how the House of Cards title song came to sound the way it does?...Show More Summary
As the White House continues to fume over a planned March 3 speech by the Israeli prime minister — which it feels could derail nuclear talks with Iran – Utah Republican congressman Jason Chaffetz said the Obama administration has itShow More Summary
WASHINGTON -- House Republicans attempted last week to kick the issue of funding for the Department of Homeland Security over to the Senate. On Monday evening, Senate Democrats kicked it back, putting the heat on House Speaker John Boehner...Show More Summary
Need a way to come back from your House of Cards weekend binge? This week we can present to you James Van der Beek and Shad Moss (fka Lil' Bow Wow) as part of the latest CSI spinoff, CSI: Cyber. Yup, that's a thing that is happening. Of course, if it...
Before the 2014 midterms elections, there were around thirty intransigent members of the House Republican “purist caucus” who made life tough for Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). Republicans have been in the majority in the House since 2011, but Boehner frequently didn’t have a majority when it came to the hard votes. The conventional thinking was […]
ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence index rises 1.5% in the week.