Google's at it again. They've totally changed Google Plus, just when I'd gotten used to the current view. Now it's showing me updates from my friends and colleages all over the page, in three columns. Looks way too much like Pinterest and frankly it gives me a headache as I have to keep looking all the heck over the screen to keep up. Show More Summary
Our political Quote of the Day comes from the New York Daily News’ Mike Lupica, who has a column on Sarah Palin appearing at the NRA. Here’s his lede: Sarah Palin showed up at the NRA convention the other day, which was merely perfect. She belonged there as much as anybody in the hall just [...]
Howard Kurtz was fired this week from The Daily Beast by executive editor Tina Brown after he published a column on Jason Collins that had to be retracted. Appearing for the first time since the firing on his Sunday CNN show Reliable Sources, Kurtz made an open apology for the massive goof. Jason Collins recently [...]Show More Summary
Showing the sort of creativity that we have come to expect from economists, Tyler Cowan used his NYT column today to call for giving more money to the pharmaceutical industry as a way to deal with the risks of pandemics. Cowan movesShow More Summary
The very first show featured in our Sports On TV column was ‘Saved By The Bell,’ and with good reason. It’s one of those shows we’ve all seen whether we [...] The post Sports On TV: 15 More Great Sports Moments From Saved By The Bell appeared first on With Leather.
Here's this week's chart of the week - PayPal's payment volume ($ Billions) by quarter from 2001 through its first quarter 2013 results reported earlier this week. The last two columns show a bit of seasonality - but, otherwise, a pretty impressive ramp "up and to the right"! Share your thoughts about PayPal's growth - and future growth prospects - by adding a comment below.
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar, 9 April 2013 The US and EU have imposed severe trade sanctions on Iran. This column uses Iranian exporter-level customs data to show that many Iranian exporters have successfully diverted trade from the US and EU to Asian, African, and Latin American destinations. Full Article: Iran sanctions and diverted trade: Exporter-level evidence
I’ve written on the furor over horse meat showing up in supposed beef in Europe – including in my syndicated Cagle Cartoons column. Here’s an infographic from topmastersinpublichealth.com: http://www.topmastersinpublichealth.com/mea...
Ezra Klein had a column today on the corruption of national politics and the media. It showed graphs from the International Federation of Health Care Plans that compared the cost of various medical procedures and products in the United...Show More Summary
Ten years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, a new poll shows that a majority of Americans now believe the war was a mistake. And as Paul Krugman noted in his latest New York Times column, those who never favored war in the first place were...Show More Summary
My latest PJ Media column is called, 7 Movies That Show You The Masculine Ideal. Here’s an excerpt from the column. Action movies are just as American as motherhood, apple pie and capitalism. Movies like Unforgiven, Gladiator, Rooster...Show More Summary
After battling for eight hard-fought quarters with every ounce of sweat they had on back-to-back nights, the Warriors walked away on Wednesday night with nothing to show for in the win column. Against the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night, the Warriors saw what it was like to play one of the most physical teams in the league, literally. Show More Summary
With the news that CW's Wonder Woman television show "Amazon" continues to live in limbo, here are five key things from the comics that the creators would do well to remember. Column by Kelly Thompson With the news that the CW’s Wonder...Show More Summary
In today's Wall Street Journal drama column, I review two off-Broadway shows, Primary Stages' revival of All in the Timing...
Happy October 19th! Season 4 of NBC’s woefully-undersupported-by-anyone-without-a-Tumblr ‘Community’ begins tonight! To celebrate, this week’s Sports On TV column looks back at the 20 greatest sports moments from the show’s [...] The post Sports On TV: Community’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments appeared first on With Leather.
The yellow caution flag is out... First, the final column from the Bullishness Index. Short-term it is more neutral and the total score is now at -11 on the -24 to 24 scale. The top grouping shows short-term indicators, the middle intermediate, and the bottom long (such as distance from the 200 day average). Show More Summary
Former senator Chuck Hagel is a suave, energetic, spirited fellow. He is intelligent, and from his early youth apparently patriotic and undoubtedly courageous. He showed that in Vietnam. Hagel has been a Republican senator and an accomplished businessman. Now he is President Barack Obama's... -
Although there are many DC characters that would make a better show than "Arrow", here are five taken from the series' own cast. Column by BH Shepherd By now you’ve no doubt seen or at least heard about Arrow, DC Comics’ latest hit or miss (pun intended) series. Show More Summary
Amit Khandelwal, Peter K. Schott, Shang-Jin Wei, 15 January 2013 The institutions that manage trade barriers are subject to corruption, imposing additional distortions. This column shows that in China, the government misallocated quota licenses permitting firms to export. Show More Summary
The Daily Show called out Fox News' hypocrisy in determining who is and isn't allowed to talk about gun violence. Fox heavily criticized NBC's Bob Costas after he quoted at length from Fox Sports' Jason Whitlock's column on the recent murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs player Jovan Belcher. Show More Summary