There has been much speculation in the media on why Obama’s current scandal of the IRS targeting conservative groups for attack didn’t come out last year when the initial flurry of reportage on the incident was seen. Well, The New York...Show More Summary
The New York Times revealed today that the Justice Department informed Fox News of its subpoena of Chief Washington correspondent James Rosen's phone logs, a fact which Fox News did not disclose...
This editorial by Jamie Malanowski, which appeared today in the New York Times, reminds me of Edward Sebesta’s petition to have President Obama end the practice of sending a wreath to the Confederate Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. In the end it stirs up emotions, but fails to produce anything constructive. Malanowski’s contribution to our [...]
(USA Today): "Thousands run final mile of Boston Marathon" (New York Times): "Hagel calls sex assault in military a 'scourge'" (New York Times): "A sleeper scandal awakens for Obama, post-election" (ABC News): "Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio...Show More Summary
According to the New York Times, "several political aides have been tempted to sign onto a Weiner mayoral campaign" because of the "ample access the job would provide" to his wife Huma Abedin. Now that disgraced former Congressman Anthony...Show More Summary
With $671,400, you could buy roughly 2,040.7 base-model iPad minis before taxes. One unnamed buyer, however, just laid that amount out for a single Apple 1 from 1976. Auctioned through a Germany-based Sotheby's, The New York Times Bits blog notes the price beats out the firm's $640K record from another unit last November. Show More Summary
As Harlem's racial makeup changes, membership at some of the historical churches has fallen and so have the tithe amounts, reports the New York Times. The tourists often put offerings in the collection basket. But then they are gone....Show More Summary
Why did the Justice Department accuse Fox News reporter James Rosen of committing a crime in its application for a warrant to search his email account? The New York Times explains today: Investigators routinely search the e-mails ofShow More Summary
For the longest time, I thought that York Avenue, which runs along the eastern edge of Manhattan from Fifty-ninth Street to Ninety-first Street, was—like the city in which it is found—named for the Duke of York. It wasn’t. It was actually named for Sergeant Alvin C. Show More Summary
A healthy does of ‘sense on cents’ in this 18 minute exchange between Bill Moyers and The New York Times’ Gretchen Morgenson. Call it what you want but from my standpoint capitalism and democracy are being compromised by cronyism and corruption. The evidence is overwhelming. Future generations require that we must continue to call out [...]
Well it doesn’t get much better than this: Paul Westerberg writing about songwriting for the New York Times. We’ll shut up now. Allen Ginsberg said, “first thought, best thought.” This has helped innumerable times when my mind is spinning out of control with ideas. Read and comment. From thedailyswarm.com.
The New York Times reports that a working Apple 1 computer has sold at auction in Germany for a record $671,400, breaking the previous mark of $640,000 set last November at the same auction house. That November record has eclipsed an...Show More Summary
Antitrust investigators at the Federal Trade Commission are looking into whether Google is abusing its market dominance in online display advertising, reports the New York Times…. Reports Edward Wyatt, "People who have been contacted in connection with the inquiry
EPL powers Manchester City and Chelsea continue their United States tour on Saturday as they will meet for the second time in three days at Yankee Stadium in New York. If this match is anywhere near as exciting as their previous encounter on Thursday night, there is no question that it will be a highly entertaining affair. Show More Summary
New York Times: President Obama's speech on Thursday was the most important statement on counterterrorism policy since the 2001 attacks, a momentous turning point in post-9/11 America. For the first time, a president stated clearly and...Show More Summary
Generally speaking, we try to avoid mentioning shrill leftist New York Times columnist Paul Krugman, not because he makes no absurd statements but because he makes so many of them. An exception to this rule must be made, however, thanks to an excellent piece by economist Robert P. Show More Summary
Who: Chelsea FC vs. Manchester City FC What: International friendly Where: Yankee Stadium, New York (Bronx), New York, USA When: Saturday, May 25, 2013 Weather: The Weather Channel forecast Time: 21:30 GMT/5:30 p.m. ET/2:30 p.m. PT TV:...Show More Summary
February 9, 1955. "PS 122 playground, Kingsbridge Road and Bailey Avenue, the Bronx, New York. Brown & Blauwelt, engineers." Subcontractors: Cheerless & Grimm. Large-format negative by Samuel H. Gottscho. View full size.
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An introduction to the first guest columnist in the Meh List’s summer tour of The New York Times newsroom.