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Newswire: Bob Dylan receives honor of being acknowledged by his high school

After multiple Grammys, an Oscar, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Pulitzer, and most recently, the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan has finally achieved every teenager’s dream: seeing his name in plastic outside his high school. Show More Summary

10 takeaways from the third and final (hooray!) presidential debate

If you’ve endured 11 primary debates and now three general election debates featuring Donald Trump, you deserve a medal — or condolences. No, he never improved, learned anything or developed a presidential temperament. He knows as little about domestic and foreign policy as he did the first time he stepped on a debate stage. Considering […]

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize For Literature: America's Primal Brand

Bob Dylan today was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Photo from when Dylan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg It was announced today that American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature. There is no question that Bob Dylan (his birth name is [...]

Bob Dylan Doesn't Deserve the Nobel Prize In Literature and He Shouldn't Want It

by Rich Smith Obama awarding Dylan the Presidential Medal of Freedom for "exceptional meritorious service." Cannot argue with that. Rena Schild / Bob Dylan just won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. If you somehowShow More Summary

Bob Dylan receives Nobel Peace Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan has earned a dozen Grammy Awards, an Oscar and high-profile recognitions including the Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Thursday, the singer-songwriter-folk hero was bestowed with the Nobel Prize in...

8 predictions for the biggest costumes of Halloween 2016

With the most unique presidential election in US history, a gold medal for the US Women's Olympic gymnastic team, the revival of Pokémon and Queen B releasing her visual album movie, Lemonade on HBO, it is safe to say that the top Halloween costumes will be greatly influenced by the most memorable moments of the year. Show More Summary

How Obama turned a White House medals ceremony into a stand-up routine

For decades, presidential conferral of the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal has been an august occasion, full of pomp and ceremony. That's not exactly how it went Thursday — and President Obama blamed it on honoree Mel Brooks. One reference to "Blazing Saddles," and the whole thing went off the rails. At the start of […]

Best-Selling Historian David McCullough Wins First-Ever Lenfest Spirit Of The American Revolution Award

The author of Truman, John Adams, and 1776 has received two Pulitzers, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The new $25,000 prize “will be given to those who contribute to the public’s understanding of the Revolution.”

Gary Rose, another Vietnam Medal of Honor?

The New York Times talks a bit about Sergeant Gary Rose whose upgrade of his Distinguished Service Cross is one presidential signature away from a Medal of Honor for his actions in Laos during Operation Tailwind – the real one, not the CNN fantasy. According to the article, the real operation was to disrupt the […]

US Veteran Petitions to Send Trump into Combat to Follow His 'Dreams'

A US veteran, insulted by Donald Trump’s comments after the latter received a Purple Heart medal as a gift, has launched a petition to send the Republican presidential candidate to war, to earn what he was given.

Khizr Khan Tells Donald Trump He Should Return Purple Heart To Veteran [Video]

On Tuesday, August 2, during a Trump rally in Ashburn, Virginia, Donald Trump spoke about a veteran who gave his own Purple Heart medal to the GOP presidential candidate as a token of his support of Trump, as reported by CNN. Trump joked about always wanting a Purple Heart and invited the veteran, Lt. Show More Summary

Palin’s son-in-law slams Trump for Khan insults: He needs to act presidential — and apologize

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Congressional Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer — who’s also Sarah Palin’s son-in-law — harshly rebuked Donald Trump for his insults against a Muslim family who lost their son fighting in the Iraq War. Meyer, who also criticized anti-war protesters who interrupted last...

Sarah Palin's War Hero Son-In-Law Slams Trump's Attacks On Khan Family

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, whose mother-in-law is 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, on Tuesday joined the chorus of military veterans and families condemning GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s attacks...Show More Summary

Navy to name a ship after gay rights trailblazer Harvey Milk

Harvey Milk, the late politician and groundbreaking gay rights activist, has been honored with a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Hollywood bio-pic and his own U.S. postage stamp. Now he will be immortalized in a new way: as namesake to a U.S. Show More Summary

Inspiration Corp. Founder Lisa Nigro & Family Need Support

photo courtesy of My Hero Lisa Nigro, the former police officer who started Inspiration Corporation and has helped improve the lives of so many vulnerable people in Uptown, even winning the Presidential Citizens Medal for her philanthropy and dedication to this community, is having some challenges of her own right now. Show More Summary

Abner Mikva, Presidential Medal Of Freedom Recipient And Former Congressman, Dies

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Abner Mikva, who served as a White House adviser, federal judge, congressman and mentor to President Barack Obama, has died at age 90, his Chicago non-profit organization said on Tuesday. Mikva, who died on Monday,...Show More Summary

Watch Live: Bill Clinton, Billy Crystal Give Eulogies at Muhammad Ali’s Memorial Service

5 months agoNews : NewsFeed

Bill Clinton had previously awarded Ali with the Presidential Citizens Medal

Bristol Palin Marries Medal Of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Bristol Palin, daughter of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, has married Marine veteran Dakota Meyer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, Entertainment Tonight reports. "Life is full of ups and downs but in the end, you'll end up where you're supposed to be," Palin and Meyer told ET. Show More Summary

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. Given the great love and honor shown to him since carrying the Olympic Torch at the Atlanta games in 1996 and being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George Bush in 2005 it is perhaps difficult to remember how reviled he was in the 1960s […] The post Muhammad Ali appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.

What It Takes To Be President Of The American Police State

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The qualifications for president seem to be that one is willing to commit mass murder one minute and hand presidential medals of freedom to other war criminals in the next. One...Show More Summary

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