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Kim Kardashian on Rita Ora: Keep Her Away From Me!

Kim Kardashian might have left the VMAs during Beyonce's speech, but while she was on hand she wanted nothing to do with a different pop diva. Kim reportedly asked producers to move her seat away from singer and alleged Jay Z cheating...Show More Summary

Labor Day: The Bible and Honor in Work

On the first Monday in September (September 1), Labor Day, our nation will once again celebrate the dignity of labor. There will be parades, picnics, and various special observances. Politicians will make their speeches. This nation will, as it always has, recognize the importance of hard work.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: War and peace on Labor Day

EJ Dionne: Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor-Day speeches in U.S. history would be delivered by a chief executive? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs ofShow More Summary

Chinese official faces rare heckling in Hong Kong

Credits: Lam Yik Fei/AFP Alt Text: Police monitor protests in Hong Kong Protesters disrupt speech after China backtracks on promise of true democracy in Hong Kong by 2017 One-Minute Read Monday, September 1, 2014 - 12:47pm A ChineseShow More Summary

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

Pro-democracy lawmakers disrupt a Beijing official's speech on tightly limited voting reforms.

A Market Basket of Dignity

4 hours agoNews : Truthdig

Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO?

Computer scientists want to translate the internet into sign language

Computer scientists have developed a new way for the internet to transmit information to deaf people. Because speech is such an important part of language acquisition and ‘hearing’ words in our heads helps us learn to read and write, deaf people often struggle with written English. Show More Summary

Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

9 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy legislators have disrupted a Beijing official's speech as he sought to explain a decision to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped for swipe at Bronx

City pols blasted Texas Sen. Ted Cruz Sunday for taking a swipe at the Bronx in a speech to a conservative group.

British MP Critical of Israel Attacked on Street

George Galloway, a British Parliament member known for his pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel speeches, has been badly injured after being assaulted by a man on a London street. "George was posing for pictures with people and this guy just attacked him, leapt on him and started punching him," his spokesman said. Show More Summary

Putin Calls For "Immediate Talks" Over Eastern Ukraine "Statehood"

Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly said that he does not favor the break-up of Ukraine - but only greater autonomy for the East, appears to have changed course rather dramatically today. In a speech broadcast on Russian TV, the Russian leader stated "we need to immediately begin substantive talks... Show More Summary

Wingnut Oathkeepers Cop Dan Page Retires With Full Pension

The cop who pushed Don Lemon on the streets of Ferguson and gave a rambling, racist, reactionary speech to the Oathkeepers has retired with a full pension, effective Monday, August 25th. Before everyone shakes their fist at the fact that he retired without a reduction to his earned pension, remember that the pension is earned. Show More Summary

Jimmy Carter Under Scrutiny Over Keynote Speech For Islamic Organization

Jimmy Carter is drawing anger from conservatives by refusing to cancel a keynote speech for an Islamic organization. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, Jimmy Carter is giving the keynote speech at the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) 51st annual convention in Detroit’s Cobo Center at a luncheon on August 30, 2014. Show More Summary

55 A+ Teacher Discounts for Your Hard Work

If you're a teacher, you're about to feel a little more appreciated. It seems like there are student discounts everywhere, but they aren't the only ones who need to stretch their dollars. See also: 10 Hilarious Graduation Speeches That Won't Put You to Sleep Many places that offer student discounts also offer the same discount to teachers. Show More Summary

Robert Litan on Microeconomists' Contributions

(August 31, 2014 12:20 PM, by David Henderson) Robert Litan gives a nice 15-minute speech in which he highlights some of the main contributions that macroeconomists have made that have generated, over 30+ years, hundreds of billions (and possibly trillions) of dollars in consumer and producer surplus. (These... (0 COMMENTS)

Florida State Has a Long Way to Go If It Wants to Be a Playoff Team in 2014

Jimbo Fisher still gets fired up and gives motivational speeches. But he's big on the short mantras that more often stick with teenagers and 20- and 21-year-olds that prefer Twitter-like bursts of conversation. Last year, the Florida...Show More Summary

Ben Carson on How He Will Overcome Lack of Political Experience If He Runs for President

Ever since Ben Carson famously criticized President Barack Obama's health care policies during a speech at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast, many conservatives have rallied behind the retired neurosurgeon's conservative, anti-big government rhetorics and urged him to run for president in 2016. Show More Summary

Free Speech Is Winning, Thanks to Citizens United

In the nearly five years since Citizens United v. FEC was decided, more Americans than ever are exercising their First Amendment rights and engaging in political speech. The results are in: political speech and spending are up. While spending is up across the board, the real winners have been Republican candidates for office. Show More Summary

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