If Cesar Vargas ever becomes a military lawyer, the terrorists will have already won. Or so says Dave Brat, the Virginia Republican who beat House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary contest a little less than a year ago. Brat says people such as Vargas represent nothing less than the decline of Western civilization. As A. Show More Summary
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips. His policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: This week, his elder brother Kim Jong Chul seen at an Eric Clapton concert in London. Show More Summary
Since becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly announced any foreign trips, leading some to suspect that the young autocrat has some kind of aversion to international travel. This policy of avoiding foreign travel clearly does not extend to all members of the Kim family: Just this week, his elder brother […]
https://www.washingtonpost.com/posttv/world/north-korean-leaders-brother-seen-in-uk/2015/05/22/20389252-5d98-4e50-89bd-5d545cac9e56_video.htmlSince becoming supreme leader of North Korea in December 2011, Kim Jong Un has not publicly...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.), the immigration hardliner who unseated former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), dismissed arguments from his colleagues that young undocumented immigrants who want to enlist in the military...Show More Summary
The To-Do List of Eric D. Johnson, leader of Chicago folk-rock band Fruit Bats. [x] Return Fruit Bats to the public consciousness, breaking from a multiple-year hiatus spent working on a solo project called EDJ. [x] Announce that Fruits Bats will be going on tour with Louisville mega-rockers My Morning Jacket. [ ] Go on tour with My Morning Jacket. Show More Summary
Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping and the leader of Taiwan's ruling party, Eric Chu, held high level talks in Beijing. Even though the meeting marks the highest level talks between the two sides in six years, the prospect of warmer relations are controversial in Taiwan where many fear growing [...]
Front page NYT Eric Lichtblau: The leader of the Federal Election Commission, the agency charged with regulating the way political money is raised and spent, says she has largely given up hope of reining in abuses in the 2016 presidential … Continue reading ?
Eric Carr/Alamy There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with the leader in wearable cameras coming through with a blowout report and the top social broadcasting platform making news for all the wrong reasons. Hulu -- Winner Fans of "Seinfeld" won't have to shuffle through DVDs or channel-surf for reruns anymore. Show More Summary
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Norway’s finance minister, who is also leader of the right wing Progress Party, stated in a press interview that she is skeptical that humans are causing climate change. According to ABC News; Norway’s finance minister says she doubts that global warming is man-made, seemingly contradicting the country’s official position in … … Continue reading ?
Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the death of Eric “Eazy-E” Wright. And while “The Godfather of Gangsta Rap” will never be forgotten, today it’s time to pour out a little liquor for another iconic presence in the N.W.A leader’s hometown. Show More Summary
By Tyler Gillard and Roel Nieuwenkamp Last year, a Congolese civil society leader Eric Kajemba helped broker a deal between the army, local authorities, three powerful Congolese families and a Canadian mining company to de-militarise...Show More Summary
Loretta Lynch will finally get a Senate vote this week on her nomination to be attorney general, five-and-a-half months after President Obama chose her to succeed Eric Holder. The long-delayed vote will come after Senate leaders struck...Show More Summary
Gosh, remember when former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his primary to some Tea Party loon named David Brat, and we laughed and laughed and looked forward to all the crazy stupid stuff Brat would do in Congress? Except howShow More Summary
As day 150 of Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch’s wait for a vote to replace current AG Eric Holder began, it looked like political pressure and a procedural threat from Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) might have sufficiently loosened the jar to ensure Lynch a confirmation vote some time next week. That didn’t stop [...]
WASHINGTON -- Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made an extraordinary pitch to his one-time colleagues this week as they head into tense government funding negotiations this summer. If they want to secure increases inShow More Summary
R.I.P., Roscoe P. Coletrane. That counts as politics, since Cooter was once elected to Congress, and recently made political news again, allegedly having a hand in the defeat of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. So there ya go!...Show More Summary
Taken a few weeks ago at dinner, at Mission Rock in Dogpatch tldr It’s the last week to order Eric Ries’s new book, called The Leader’s Guide. In a very innovative experiment, it’s being published exclusively on Kickstarter. It’s the only way to buy a copy. Show More Summary
Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson, himself an ordained Baptist preacher, was critical of black legislators and clergy who surrounded disgraced frat boy Levi Pettit at a March 25 press conference in which he apologized for his now-infamous racist chant about lynched blacks.
RICHMOND — A Virginia Republican activist who helped unseat former House majority leader Eric Cantor is urging the party’s most conservative organizers to dig deep to keep the party’s lights on through the end of the month.Read full article >>