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I received the following statement from Amazon.com today regarding its decision not to renew its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council: Thanks for reaching out to me. Each year we evaluate all of our association memberships and we’ve decided not to renew our participation in ALEC, in part because of positions that group took […]
Twitchy has full coverage — including amazing photos and video — of the Discovery space shuttle’s last flight to Washington, D.C., where it will now become a Smithsonian museum piece: R.I.P.
The Resurrection, El Greco Happy Easter to all of my readers of the Christian faith — and Happy Passover to all of my readers of the Jewish faith. “Jesus Christ is Risen Today” performed by the Notre Dame Liturgical Choir: And “Rejoice,” from Le choeur gospel de Paris: *** In Nigeria, an Easter car bombing […]
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. Okay, got that out of my system. Yesterday, as you all know, President Obama went after the “unelected” justices of the Supreme Court. So much for the constitutional law lecturer’s appreciation of the separation of powers. Today, during another of his regular press conference diatribes against everyone who stands in his way, the man […]
Happy new year!
KTVB and other local media in Idaho are reporting tonight on a mine collapse involving an unknown number of miners. A few details: Shoshone County Dispatch says a call came in Wednesday night about buried miners at Lucky Friday Mine. Dispatch also says that they do not know how many miners are trapped or what […]
Penn State riot photos via The Daily Collegian You can read my Twitter timeline for all the lowdown on how Penn State students turned Joe Paterno’s firing into an excuse for a mindless pep rally-turned-riot tonight. (Go here.) Oliver Darcy shot this video of the stampede after thousands poured onto the campus streets and someone […]
Last month, an appalling sports sex abuse scandal hit a little close to home when a national gymnastics coach tied to decades of molestation charges involving young girls was banned from the sport — and a Colorado Springs gym operator who was also a convicted sex offender was forced to resign after employing the banned […]
This is the column I filed 10 years ago on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Below it, I’ve included the 2004 Republican National Convention remarks of the late actor Ron Silver — a Hollywood liberal turned Hollywood hawk who died too soon. Before he passed in 2009, he delivered powerful speeches on his post-9/11 awakening that […]
**Written by Doug Powers According to Fox News, so far 13 deaths have been blamed on the storm. Flooding is a big problem, and it’s reported that four million are without power and billions of dollars in damage has been done, but fortunately the storm never exceeded category one winds, even though to watch some […]