Bob Smith, who left the Republican Party in 1999 to pursue a right-wing independent presidential run and returned 111 days later when a plum committee chairmanship came open, will seek the GOP nomination to challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH). The post Ex-Senator Who Accused Teachers Of Spreading Homosexuality Wants His Old Job Back appeared first on ThinkProgress.
In quieter times: A Ukrainian woman on Kyiv's main square last year during Independence Day celebrations. Credit: Michael Bociurkiw Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych returned from Vilnius, after snubbing offers of a much-anticipated...Show More Summary
A girl takes part in a rally of the opposition on the Independence Square in Kiev on December 2, 2013. Ukraine’s prime minister on Monday compared pro-EU demonstrations in the country to a coup, branding them illegal and “out of control”. Tens of thousands have been protesting in Kiev, occupying City Hall and blocking entrances […]
George Kerevan writing in the Scotsman the other day made a number telling points about the intervention of the Spanish Prime Minister - Mariano Rajoy - in the debate over Scotland's independence referendum. If the Scottish people do...Show More Summary
What do you do if your concept/design work is ripped off without any recognition? Who do you turn to for help? In this day and age, it's the internet. Earlier in the week I received messages pointing me to a post online (an open letter...Show More Summary
I saw this the day that it appears, but somehow failed to mention that David Hyde -- at DC Comics for about a decade and at traditional book publishing before that -- has opened an LA-based independent publicity and marketing firm and already has a handful of clients including authors from IDW and D+Q. Show More Summary
(MANILA, Philippines) — Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee, who plans to make a movie in the Philippines, says independent Asian filmmakers have a better chance these days of finding audiences around the world. The Taiwanese-born...Show More Summary
Roland Emmerich's Foundation project has moved from the big screen to television, with the director confirming that his next film will instead be the unasked-for Independence Day sequel. According to Emmerich: "We're trying to do itShow More Summary
Thanks to Sherman Alexie's forgetfulness, writers across the U.S. will volunteer at their local bookstore Saturday for the inaugural Indies First day. Not long ago the writer Sherman Alexie missed one of his readings, standing up fans at the Queen Anne Book Company, a store in Seattle.
For those suffering from too much quality time with their families, the chain stores are poised to offer an escape by opening Thanksgiving Day. Before your dinner is digested, you can flee the table to vie for pole position at the big...Show More Summary
The Sunday Herald reported on a Radical Independence Conference (RIC) the other day, but I was puzzled by the following paragraph. "The RIC was created last year as a platform for left-wing politics and Scottish independence. Its first conference attracted more than 800 delegates. Show More Summary
Higher Ed Watch is taking a break this week in honor of Independence Day. Congress is back from recess on July 9th, and higher education will be high on its agenda. We'll be following all the action. In the meantime, enjoy the fireworks!
First, two declarations of interest, neither of which will surprise you: first, I'm in favour of the Union, and second, I haven't read the White Paper. Today is a day for studying and considering the SNP's arguments, and you can keep up with developments here. But we can already draw some conclusions about the way Alex [...]
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Scottish lawmakers selected March 24, 2016 as the national independence day Sunday, should the government pass a referendum to leave the U.K. next year. Voters will determine the fate of the 306-year-old union with the U.K. on Sept.Show More Summary
Six “knockout” style attacks took place in New Haven, Connecticut over two days this past week, according to local police. The New Haven Independent reported that a group of young men approached five males and a 68 year-old woman at different times on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Show More Summary
Former Prime Minister and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri praised on Friday President Michel Suleiman’s Independence Day speech in which he warned that Lebanese groups involved in the fighting in neighboring Syria were endangering the country. “The speech encompassed all that should be said in Lebanon given the recent “unprecedented” local and regional [...]
Los Angeles ABC owned station KABC announced it will begin airing a live one hour 8:00 p.m. newscast seven days a week on Anaheim, CA, independent station KDOC starting in January. “As the news leader in Southern California, ABC7 Eyewitness...Show More Summary
On the eve of the Independence Day Lebanese President Michel Suleiman addressed the Lebanese urging politicians to contribute to the building of a just and capable state that the younger generations aspire to have. “The coming months must not be a waste of time but an opportunity to reach consensus over an electoral law, to [...]