New leaked documents paint a dreary picture for the group behind "Stand Your Ground" and Voter ID laws. The post Three Signs That The Power Of Secret Lobbying Group ALEC Is Fading appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Both Catoosa and Walker County have been swirled around in the media with two shootings by homeowners who were standing their ground this past month. The first was in Catoosa County where a 17 year-old teenager was shot by a homeowner during an attempted burglary on Veteran’s Day: The shooting occurred around 4 p.m., when [...]
It's one of the hard facts about leadership: no one ever tells you how to fail. Here's my own checklist, built, I assure you, on the solid ground of much and frequent leadership failure. You're a good leader, and you don't take the possibility of failure lightly. Show More Summary
For all the patient boys and girls out there who were waiting to get a $150 discount on an off-contract Moto X yesterday, your efforts might’ve felt a bit wasted when Motorola’s Cyber Monday deal never even got off the ground. Due to the crushing weight of shopper traffic on the purchase page, Motorola Mobility couldn’t pull its sale off, … [More]
Some brides choose to make their bouquets out of brooches or buttons. Some are classicists — flowers, the kind that really lived in the ground once. Some lovingly craft their flowers out of paper. Me? I prefer my bouquet to be capable of inflicting blunt force trauma. That right there is seven pounds of bridal awesomeness, hand-forged out of motherfucking iron.
Jeff Bezos wants Amazon's "Prime Air"—in which drones would make deliveries to your door —to zip packages to buyers in as few as five years. But at Reuters, David Axe isn't so sure the drones will ever get off the ground. First, the project would have to soar over...
By Luis Prada Published: December 03rd, 2013 The pitch meeting is what gets all of your favorite things off the ground. In those meetings, creators have to sell their ideas so well that a studio or publisher is then willing to devote tons of money to bringing it to life. In order to convince de
If you haven’t heard about Auburn’s victory over Alabama in the 2013 Iron Bowl on Saturday, congratulations on the completion of your underground bunker. But now that you’ve decided it’s safe to come out and live above ground for a while, you might want to check out the play after it has been given a Tecmo […]
If you’ve finished your final-year university exams, the real world beckons in all its slightly scary glory. But where do you start? What are you forgetting to do? Once you’re out of university, you have a lot of ground to cover to get things moving. From handling HELP debts to finding a job, here’s what you need to do. More »
Who needs a wardrobe malfunction when you've got THIS talent!? Iggy Azalea took David Letterman's stage by storm this week, stomping her fire all into the ground with Change Your Life!! The empress of everything excellent was joined by T.I. for a riveting duo performance that we really just wanna watch again and again. And that [...]
This is from the @TelePolitics Evening Briefing. Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox RECLAIMING THE HIGH GROUND Ministers got themselves into another tizz about energy prices. The BBC reported that the Coalition had asked the Big Six energy companies to freeze their prices until the end of 2015. “Oh No We Didn’t,” [...]
The Florida woman caught in a controversial stand your ground case in Jacksonville is out on bond as she awaits a new trial. Last year, Marissa Alexander was handed a mandatory 20-year prison sentence after killing her husband with what she claims was a warning shot during a domestic dispute in 2010. Show More Summary
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.) — The Jacksonville woman awaiting a new trial in a controversial “stand your ground” case is free on bond. First Coast News (http://fcnews.tv/18q19sa) reports that Marissa Alexander was released from jail Wednesday. Show More Summary
When you're tired of city life — or just tired of life on the ground — there's nothing more wonderful than scampering up a tree to your bedroom. A few lucky people among us actually get to do it. Here are the places they go: the most beautiful and bizarre tree houses in the world. Read more...
As a Nor'easter heads towards the east coast just in time for the busiest travel day of the year, you're probably wondering how bad it has to get before your plane gets grounded. Well, as a new National Geographic feature explains, figuring that out is more an art than a science. Read more...
The debate continues about the extent of racism in the United States today. George Zimmerman again makes headlines this week, a previous unknown until he killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a highly charged "stand your ground" case....Show More Summary
How has "Home Alone" been right in front of our faces for the last 20+ years and we've never seen that it's actually "a family film about Stand Your Ground"? As much as we hate to admit it, there's a good chance that Kevin MacAllister is a psychopath in training, taking pleasure in maiming burglars after being neglected by his cruel family. Show More Summary
As Thanksgivukkah approaches, a lot of people are offering a lot of advice for how to stand your political ground at the family meal. The hard-working staff at this blog would never presume that its readers share the same ideological...Show More Summary
Whether you’re looking for accessories that will lift a loved one’s phone-tography to higher ground or trying to help them step up to a full-fledged camera, we’ve got you covered. It’s all in this list of gift picks for serious...