Andrew Wyeth ‘Ides of March’ 1974 egg tempera painting by Beth Timken Via Flickr: This depicts Andrew Wyeth's golden retriever Rattler sleeping in front of a fireplace in Wyeth's Mill, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania Andrew Wyeth [American realist painter, 1917- 2009]. Show More Summary
March 15, 2016 — Just as 2060 years ago today, the Ides of March 44BC, Julius Caesar uttered his last words, “Et tu, Brute” when he was without warning murdered, today fierce competitors without warning are attacking established businesses and seemingly overnight taking over the leadership position. Most attacks come through [...]
The propagandists are out again in force, informing progressive voters that Bernie's chances were impaled on the Ides of March returns. They are already busy coaxing Sanders voters to abandon the corpse and support Clinton in the general election, as if the coronation had already occurred. Show More Summary
On March 3, human rights activists denounced the assassination of Berta Cáceres, a leader for indigenous rights and environmental justice with the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras. The Ides of March in Honduras...Show More Summary
The Western and Mideast mainstream media are frenziedly spinning Russia’s planned drawdown from Syria as a military defeat and a betrayal of its key ally, but just exactly who is betraying whom?
We've cleared the Ides of March and now are buckling down for a St. Patrick's Day celebration today and tonight. Thinking hanging with Mr. O'Reilly at Sly Fox could be in order. That and another...
In China, Apple has been badly hit by World Consumers Right Day in the past. Photo credit:PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images Beware the Ides of March. Chinese regulators love World Consumer Rights Day, which falls on March 15. Companies… not so much. To mark the date, China’s state broadcaster airs a gala – the [...]
Hint: It's not "Ides+1."
Bathing was not just about getting clean; it was a part of daily life, a social event. Too bad we don't do this anymore.
Another big night of primaries, and another late-night elections podcast conversation. We discuss Donald Trump’s wins in Florida, Illinois and North Carolina; Marco Rubio’s exit; what comes next for John Kasich after winning Ohio; and if Tuesday’s results truly sealed the nomination for Hillary Clinton.
Irony: Florida GOP officials made Florida winner-take-all to help hometown boys Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush. https://t.co/pophCYJSG6 — Glenn Kessler (@GlennKesslerWP) March 15, 2016 The cheat sheet you must have today: @NBCPolitics unit breaks down delegate math scenarios. Show More Summary
by Rich Smith If Clinton sweeps the middle states, it will be hard not to call her the presumptive nominee. But if Sanders pulls a Michigan again, then this thing's not over! Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com It's the Ides of March ANDShow More Summary
Tuesday, March 15th is known throughout political circles as the Ides of March. The term originated more than 2,000 years ago and marks the date of the assassination of Julius Caesar in 44 B.C.E., transforming the Roman Republic into the Roman Empire. Show More Summary
It’s March 15, also known as the Ides of March, the day that Julius Caesar famously got whacked. Which makes today a great opportunity to sit down and watch some YouTube tutorials on ancient Roman hairstyles. Read more...
Today is the Ides of March, the day when Brutus and a bunch of other Romans stood around bragging after they stabbed Caesar to death in front of a big crowd. You know who would never do that? Agent 47. Read more...
The objective at this point for conservatives and for anyone else who doesn’t want Hillary Clinton to be the next president is to stop Trump, because a guy with 100%
Caesar's death paved the way for the Roman empire after a bloody cycle of civil wars, and secured him the hallowed immortality he always craved Spurinna was a haruspex. His calling was vital, if a little unusual, requiring him to see the future in the warm entrails of sacrificial animals. Show More Summary
It’s the ides of March, but Donald Trump, cast as a bloviating, bellicose Julius Caesar in this political play, isn’t facing his doom.