Story of the Year: Donald Trump

By |December 31st, 2015|

Story of the Year: Donald Trump Ben Carson’s top aides have resigned, casting the retired neurosurgeon’s campaign into chaos just a month before the Iowa caucuses.
 Carson’s campaign manager Barry Bennett and communications director Doug Watts announced Thursday they will leave the team. [The Hill] WHAT HAS HAPPENED to Ben Carson was expected [...]

Turning the Page, Resolve…

By |December 31st, 2015|

Happy New Year! photo: Pete Souza, official White House photographer, public domain THE PHOTOS of Pete Souza chronicle President Obama's time in office. Over on Medium, Souza has uploaded a stunning array of 2015 photographs. I'd ask what your New Year's resolutions are, but do people still make them? 2015 was such a [...]

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2015 Closes with a Sexy N.S.A. Spy Story

By |December 31st, 2015|

2015 closes with a sexy N.S.A. spy story. There was little debate over Israel. “Going dark on Bibi? Of course we wouldn’t do that,” a senior U.S. official said, using Mr. Netanyahu’s nickname. [Wall Street Journal] THE TALE the Wall Street Journal tells about N.S.A. spying on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the [...]

Pennsylvania D.A. Issues Arrest Warrant for Bill Cosby *Updated*

By |December 30th, 2015|

Arrest warrant issued for Bill Cosby for sexual assault.photo: Bill Cosby's mugshot An arrest warrant has been issued for entertainer Bill Cosby for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple employee Andrea Constand at his Elkins Park, Pennsylvania mansion in January 2004, Montgomery County District Attorney-Elect Kevin Steele said at a Wednesday press [...]

What Could “Haunt” Hillary, and Other Nonsense

By |December 29th, 2015|

Hillary "haunt" stories begin, because the media needs a political battle and they love to roast the leader. photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America NOW, IT'S obviously a wild coincidence that Politico has a piece today on "6 moments that could haunt Hillary Clinton," at the same time America Rising, Jeb!'s [...]

Trump Warns Hillary About ‘Playing That Woman’s Card’

By |December 28th, 2015|

Trump warns Hillary about 'playing that woman's card.'photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America "I don't respond to him personally, because he thrives on that kind of exchange. I think he has to answer for what he says, and I assume that others will make the larger point about his language. It's [...]

Tarantino’s Daisy Domergue as Bad as the Boys

By |December 28th, 2015|

Tarantino's Villanous Daisy Domergue Bad as the Boys.photo: THE HATEFUL EIGHT, COURTESY OF THE WEINSTEIN CO. THE INSTANT the film was over I mused to my husband that criticism of Quentin Tarantino's Daisy Domergue, played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, is as predictable as it is misguided. I'm sensing that our cultural commentators, on the [...]

Netflix Posts “Making a Murderer” Episode to YouTube

By |December 27th, 2015|

Netflix series "Making A Murderer" posted to YouTube, a first for the streaming service. On Dec. 18, Netflix, the subscription movie and TV service, released all 10 episodes of "Making a Murderer," a documentary about Avery that had been in the works for 10 years. The filmmakers, Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, were [...]

‘Schlonged’ by Trump’s Psycho-Political Babble

By |December 22nd, 2015|

Trump's "schlonged" isn't sexist. photo via Donald Trump Instagram Polls may be underestimating Donald Trump's support, according to intriguing new research that says the Republican front-runner benefits from a "social desirability bias"—some people who plan to vote for him are too embarrassed to admit it. [Bloomberg] HOLY OVERKILL! Think Progress tripped over themselves [...]

Donald Trump Demands Apology from Hillary Clinton Over ISIS Claim

By |December 21st, 2015|

Donald Trump demands apology from Hillary Clinton. SO, THE debate happened. Bernie Sanders apologized for something that we all know Hillary Clinton would have been pilloried for doing. But then Debbie Wasserman Schultz jumped in, which is the only ingredient you need to overshadow snooping by Bernie's bro's, because if the DNC chairman [...]