On Human Rights, California is Better than Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, and Texas! by Stephen Cooper Speaking in favor of Proposition 66, the ballot initiative that seeks to speed up executions in California to Texas-like levels of lethality, Los Angeles deputy district attorney Michele Hanisee told legislators during testimony before the Public Safety Committee in [...]Show More Summary
Turning a TV show into a movie is a dicey proposition. When the series in question has not regularly aired in a decade or two, adaptations often skew toward the satirical and/or meta in order to inject new relevance into the material. (See 21 Jump Street or, for that matter, ... More »
An Alabama man trying to shoot someone propositioning his 15-year-old relative shot and wounded a pastor instead.
Someone erected a miniature wall around Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, referencing the Republican nominee's now famous proposition to build a border wall between the United States and Mexico. No word yet on if Mexico paid for it. Show More Summary
California politics began to shift in the 1990s to such a degree that the state turned into a Democratic stronghold by the early 2000s. There are two main accounts of why that happened. The first is that Hispanics are naturally Democrats...Show More Summary
Get to know the latest high-end phone from Sony. The Sony Xperia X Performance isn't exactly blowing everyone away with its amazing quality or value, but every time a Sony phone comes to the U.S. it's at least an intriguing proposition. Show More Summary
London property crowdfunding startup Property Partner has laid off 13 employees as part of what it’s calling a restructuring of the business to “focus on our core business proposition". The post UK Startup Property Partner Cuts Staff 30%-Business Insider appeared first on Property Portal Watch.
Oh my. Megyn Kelly has joined the brigade of Fox News anchors saying that Roger Ailes sexually harassed them: According to two sources...Kelly has told investigators that Ailes made unwanted sexual advances toward her about ten years ago when she was a young correspondent at Fox. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Peter looked into some of the reasons that so many big-budget sequels — which once seemed like sure-bet propositions — have floundered or outright flopped this summer. But there have been a few notable exceptions, including the one that kicked off this brutal season: Captain America: Civil War. Show More Summary
Making movies based on religious material is always an interesting proposition. While there are millions interested in the subject matter, it can also be somewhat divisive. Take, for example, the new movie about Jesus' most well-known female follower, Mary Magdalene. It's probably destined to be...
In future presidential editorialization about the shooting deaths of police officers, perhaps the president himself might first offer a few “words matter” gestures that would reassure law enforcement, to use another Obama phrase, that...Show More Summary
Which is currently dominating the public discourse – reason or emotion? It may not be an either-or proposition.
Updates on California politics: Republicans remember state Sen. Sharon Runner, California water fight surfaces on Capitol Hill July 14, 2016, noon Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: State Sen. Sharon Runner, who...
Training a Magikarp has always been a tricky proposition in Pokémon games: with no moves, the giant fish is practically useless in battle. That tradition doesn’t just continue in Pokémon Go, it is taken to the next level. Read more....
London property crowdfunding startup Property Partner has laid off 13 employees as part of what it’s calling a restructuring of the business to “focus on our core business proposition.” The restructure brings Property Partner’s headcount down from 44 to 31, or a reduction of just over 29%. The startup says in a statement that the […]
Fox News staff have been lining up behind their boss against Gretchen Carlson’s claims that he sexually harassed and propositioned her on numerous occasions. Wednesday night in an interview with “Late Night” host Seth Meyers, Bill O’Reilly said that it was a “very sad...
Given humankind’s almost limitless potential for screwing up at work, jobs that involve nuclear weapons have always been a pretty lousy risk proposition—but just how lousy hasn’t always been clear. This fall, Command and Control, part...Show More Summary
When Mike Ramos, the current district attorney for San Bernardino County (and candidate for California Attorney General), pleaded for Californians to send him one million dollars at the end of April — so he could afford “paid petition gatherers” to collect enough signatures to qualify “the Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016? for [...]Show More Summary
Last week, Gretchen Carlson dropped a bomb of a lawsuit on Roger Ailes, the chairman and CEO of Fox News. Carlson, a longtime Fox personality until she was let go three weeks ago, accused Ailes of propositioning her, creating a hostile work environment, and terminating her when she rebuffed......
Two hundred and forty years ago last week, our founders unanimously signed a declaration. A declaration that, as Abraham Lincoln so eloquently noted, conceived our nation in liberty and dedicated it to the proposition that all men are created equal—a declaration that recognized that all men are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights: [...]