The Washington Post sees "political risks" for the Democratic Party in a revived left agenda--which is hard to figure, since all of the "left" issues it identifies are all broadly popular.
[Washington Post] Two years ago the United States Postal Service admitted it made a huge mistake by issuing a “Forever” stamp featuring the Statue of Liberty. Not that Lady Liberty isn’t the perfect subject for a stamp, but because the agency used an image of a replica sculpture from a Las Vegas Casino. Back then it was all “shrug, … [More]
Gawker has uncovered something fairly obvious: The majority of newspaper columnists are old dudes. The site crunched the data for columnists at The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal. It also included columnists at The Creators Syndicate, Universal Press, King Features, and Tribune Media. Show More Summary
(Washington Post): "D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will seek second term"(NorthJersey.com): "No one in N.J. GOP is stepping up to challenge Booker in 2014" (Washington Post): "Appeals court upholds law banning political ads on public broadcasting"...Show More Summary
The Washington Post reports today that Senate Dems really do appear to be forging ahead with plans to vote on new sanctions on Iran, even though the White House fears that this could undermine the prospects for a long-term deal curbing Iran’s nuclear program. Administration officials are aggressively lobbying Senate Dems — including Robert Menendez […]
There are many ways to pay respects to someone who has died. You can attend the funeral, give a eulogy, send flowers or make a donation to the deceased person’s favorite charity. An article in The Washington Post reports that the U.S. government has a different way of paying respects to deceased citizens. Apparently, over...
One-third of the people who've chosen health-care plans on the federal health-insurance exchange have, unbeknownst to them, had something gone wrong with their enrollment, according to the Washington Post. Their errors with these "834...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, who recently bought the failing newspaper the Washington Post, announced on the CBS television program “60 Minutes” that Amazon could be delivering packages with delivery drones. Reuters reported that these drones could carry packages that weigh up to five pounds, which amounts to 86% of Amazon’s packages. Bezos said […]
The American Legislative Exchange Council—which has spent the last few years trying to subvert democracy—meets this week in Washington, D.C., to trot out its legislative agenda for next year. Note that this is the Koch brothers-backed...Show More Summary
The Guardian | The Washington Post Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger is due to testify at a counterterrorism session before the House of Commons at 10 a.m. ET Tuesday. The session, which you can watch live, will examine the newspaper’s … Read more
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WASHINGTON -- Fans of "Family Guy" from all walks of life and across the political spectrum want the liberal-leaning family dog Brian brought back life, according to a new Huffington Post/YouGov poll released Tuesday -- except for aShow More Summary
You should really just read the entire piece by Amy Goldstein and Juliet Eilperin in today's Washington Post, which is a great account of where things stand now with HealthCare.gov. These two paragraphs, taken together, jumped out at me especially … Continue reading ?
The Washington Post gives its list of top books in 2013.
The Washington Post reports that the veteran who is imprisoned in North Korea, Merrill Newman, was actually an adviser to North Korean guerrillas fighting against the Stalinist government 60 years ago. “Why did he go to North Korea?” asked Park Boo Seo, a former member of the Kuwol partisan unit, which is still loathed in […]
(Scott Johnson) I tweeted Washington Post foreign affairs columnist David Ignatius (@Ignatiuspost) three times over the weekend with reference to his column “Iran — the next stage.” As I wrote in “Ignatius ignores,” I doubt he read the Joint Plan of Action the United States arrived at with Iran before writing his column saluting it. Show More Summary
The Washington Post has noticed the Duffel Blog, but more importantly, I’m sure, to it’s founder, Paul Szoldra, Marine General Mattis has noticed, too; “Duffel Blog is a beautifully crafted response to an increasingly stuffy environment in today’s America,” said retired Gen. James Mattis, a former head of U.S. Central Command who has been parodied […]
Farm Bill- Policy Issues Ed O’Keefe reported in today’s Washington Post that, “House and Senate negotiators plan to meet again this week in hopes of finishing another complicated piece of legislation before a critical, fast-approaching deadline. “In this case it is the farm bill, an omnibus measure that sets federal agricultural policy and spending on food […]
... you may need to expand your search area beyond your neighborhood. This map, showing "Final locations of debris lofted from the Washington, Illinois EF-4 tornado" was posted at The Land of Maps - sadly without a citation to the original source (which I could not find with a TinEye reverse image search).