Last Build Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:34:44 +0000
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 23:53:13 +0000A potentially controversial commutation from President Obama today.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:37:58 +0000Donald Trump will take some time off after taking the Oath of Office.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:22:43 +0000British Prime Minister Theresa May made it clear that she intends to move forward with Brexit.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:42:47 +0000Apparently Governor Paul LePage believes that (African-American) Rep. John Lewis owes a “simple thank you” to (white) Republicans of old for abolishing slavery. It doesn’t require an especially uncharitable interpretation of the Governor’s words—especially given his track record on race—to read them as implying that rights are rightly understood as the property of whites to dispense—or […]
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:56:05 +0000One of the few members of a small fraternity of heroes has passed away.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:47:56 +0000Via CNN: CNN/ORC Poll: Confidence drops in Trump transition Donald Trump will become president Friday with an approval rating of just 40%, according to a new CNN/ORC Poll, the lowest of any recent president and 44 points below that of President Barack Obama, the 44th president. Following a tumultuous transition period, approval ratings for Trump’s […]
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:35:03 +0000Via CNN: Trump’s cabinet pick invested in company, then introduced a bill to help it Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary. Price bought […]
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 20:04:45 +0000After a week or more of plagiarism allegations, Monica Crowley has withdrawn from the position she was named to in the Trump Administration: Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley is stepping away from her appointment to a senior communications role in Donald Trump’s incoming administration, CNN confirms. The move comes after CNN’s KFile uncovered multiple […]
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:00:51 +0000An important free speech case is coming up this week at the Supreme Court.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 12:43:21 +0000Time For The Monday OTB Caption ContestTM
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:49:31 +0000A long-standing staple of American culture will soon be no more.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 13:11:39 +0000The Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:30:46 +0000The answer is pretty straight-forward.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:45:30 +0000Norway is switching from FM Radio to digital broadcasting. A similar transition in the United States seems unlikely for the time being.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:22:19 +0000Based on a CNN analysis, it appears the plagiarism in Monica Crowley’s dissertation was even more extensive than previously reported: Conservative commentator Monica Crowley, who is slated to serve in a top national security communications role in Donald Trump’s presidential administration, plagiarized thousands of words of her 2000 dissertation for her Columbia University Ph.D., a CNN […]