New! This! Week! Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet Malcolm, Red Moon by Benjamin Percy, Pacific by Tom Drury, Love Is Power, or Something Like That by A. Igoni Barrett (read his piece at The Millions), and Dossier K, a memoir from Novel winner Imre Kertész. Bonus Links: You can now [...]Show More Summary
Tom Stoppard already took on Rock 'n' Roll (complete with Syd Barrett character), and now apparently, as the BBC and others report, Pink Floyd album inspires Sir Tom Stoppard radio play, as he's written a radio play for the 40th anniversary of the classic bestselling album, to air on BBC Radio 2 on 26 August. I'm marking my calendar.....
A couple of years ago I visited the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University as the guest of the illustration department. After giving a lecture, I did a portrait demo of painting professor Tom Barrett. As you can see, there were...Show More Summary
In targeted HOME GR/OWN Zones, engaged, empowered, and enabled residents repurpose foreclosed houses and vacant lots into abundant healthy food assets, yielding healthier, safer, revitalized neighborhoods, and greater economic opportunities.
"... Mayor Tom Barrett went on the offensive Friday, saying he's certain property values would drop if the requirement goes away." "People in [the southwest and northwest sides] of the city are concerned about their property values," Barrett said. Show More Summary
Tom Sorenson of the Charlotte Observer rustled some Gamecock feathers when he suggested that stud defensive end Jadeveon Clowney should sit out the 2013 season. My colleague at the SEC Blog, Barrett Sallee, called it flat out ridiculous. Show More Summary
Yesterday we spoke with two investigative journalists renowned for their longstanding coverage of corruption in New York City: Tom Robbins and Wayne Barrett, who both left the Village Voice simultaneously in 2011. (Barrett was laid off and Robbins quit in solidarity.) [ more › ]
Governor Scott Walker helped welcome the 2013 National School Choice Week whistle-stop train tour to Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Jan. 30. Gov. Walker was joined by Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, as well as a host of school choice advocates...Show More Summary
Milwaukee Country Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett joined Piers Morgan on his show to discuss the sheriff’s...
THE ANSWER to the question asked during the strike’s first day on Monday was answered in Wisconsin by Democrats who fielded an anti-union candidate in Tom Barrett. It was seconded during President Obama’s first term when he put no weight behind EFCA. But it shouldn’t be discounted the support in the jobs act for police [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, a Democrat who lost the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election to Gov. Scott Walker, said Monday that people must have "political amnesia" if they think they're not "better off" than four years ago. Show More Summary
Democrats were scheduled to host a press conference in Tampa Wednesday morning aimed atcriticizing Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) ahead of the vice presidentialnominee’sspeech late Wednesday night. Among the names listed on the advisory for the event? Tom Barrett, the Democratic mayor of Milwaukee who lost to Republican Gov. Scott Walker in a June recall election. Read full article >>
Lotus Carroll and I had a great time this past Wednesday with panelists Chris Chabot, Jan Kabili, Joe Azure, Karen Hutton, Keith Barrett, and our special guest Tom Hogarty, Adobe Lightroom Product Manager. We discussed news stories,Show More Summary
Oh, how painful it was for Adam Schabow when — twice! — Tom Barrett's people stuck their sign in his yard! He hates Scott Walker, but the presumption and the intrusion was just very horrible for him. "I wanted a 'Recall Walker' sign....Show More Summary
Dan Amira thinks so. Man, you should have been in Wisconsin for the debates between Gov. Scott Walker and Mayor Tom Barrett. Barrett repeatedly addressed the governor as "Scott."
By Carl Horowitz, nlpc.org To his sworn enemies, Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker’s victory last Tuesday over Democratic challenger Tom Barrett by 53 to 46 percent has been hard to spin and to accept. The biggest losers: unions. There’s not much getting around it. Show More Summary
Oh, what pain there was when Scott Walker won his recall election. Here's a picture that's been floating around the internet of the reaction at the Tom Barrett headquarters: Reminds me of this...
Well, we finally know why President Obama didn’t bother to go to Wisconsin to support Democrat Tom Barrett in the late recall effort so heavily supported by his biggest constituents, the unions. He was just too darn busy. When asked by a Wisconsin TV reporter from Green Bay why he never got to Wisconsin to [...]
"The truth of the matter is, as President of the United States, I've got a lot of responsibilities." -- President Obama, in an interview with WBAY-TV, on why he didn't campaign for Tom Barrett (D) in the Wisconsin recall race.
President Obama has been taking flak from some Democrats who say he should have campaigned with Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in Wisconsin's recall election rather than just sending out an encouraging Tweet. In an interview today with WBAY, an ABC TV affiliate in Green Bay, Obama explains that he's too ... More »