Mueller Adds Obstruction in New Manafort Indictment

By |June 8th, 2018|

Mueller Adds Obstruction in New Manafort Indictment The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, brought new obstruction charges on Friday against President Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and added allegations against a close associate, who prosecutors suspect has ties to Russian intelligence. [New York Times] THE INDICTMENT special counsel Robert Mueller dropped [...]

Anthony Bourdain Commits Suicide, Days After Kate Spade *Updated*

By |June 8th, 2018|

Anthony Bourdain Commits SuicideJuly 27, 2017: Anthony Bourdain on the ferry to Vashon Island while filming Parts Unknown in Seattle, Washington on July 27, 2017. (photo by David Scott Holloway) HE WAS bigger than life. The flat screen could not contain Anthony Bourdain. The man who took us around the world was scruffy, [...]

Trump Moves to Head Off ‘Historic’ Muller Subpoena

By |June 3rd, 2018|

Trump Moves to Head Off Muller Subpoena That constitutional claim raises novel issues, according to legal experts. Under the Constitution, the president wields broad authority to control the actions of the executive branch. But the Supreme Court has ruled that Congress can impose some restrictions on his exercise of that power, including by [...]

Vogue Arabia Drives Message

By |June 2nd, 2018|

Vogue Arabia Drives Message THE WOMAN on the cover of Vogue Arabia is Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah al-Saud. The June issue is "a celebration of the trailblazing women of Saudi Arabia." Vogue is taking heat over it because of May arrests of women activists, some of whom remain jailed. From Human Rights Watch [...]

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‘Roseanne’ Canned For Racist Tweet, Trey Gowdy Delivers Blow

By |May 30th, 2018|

'Roseanne' Canned For Racist Tweet, Show Pulled “Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show,” ABC entertainment president Channing Dungey said in a statement to TheWrap on Tuesday. [The Wrap] ABC AND DISNEY canned Roseanne Barr and cancelled her ABC show less [...]

Audible Offer: 5-Star ‘Olivia’s Turn’ Free

By |May 27th, 2018|

Audiobook Offer: Olivia’s Turn Free on Audible Another good book from Taylor Marsh. I loved it. Very exciting. Listened to it on #Audible with TM doing her own narration. Keep 'em coming!" - Rebecca (5-star) AMAZING OFFER for anyone interested or curious about audiobooks. Olivia's Turn is is free when you try Audible. [...]

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Harvey Weinstein’s Perp Walk

By |May 27th, 2018|

Harvey Weinstein's Perp Walk ... I was hopeful Harvey would plead guilty, that his surrender was volitional, so that in addition to carving out a singular position of disgrace, he could come forward as the predator who walks out of shame onto a new path of humility, introspection, accountability and amends, thereby leading [...]

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NFL Moves to Strip Players of First Amendment Right

By |May 24th, 2018|

NFL Moves to Strip Players of First Amendment Rights As Chris Long, the Philadelphia Eagles defensive end and one of the few white NFL players to join the protests, wrote on Twitter, “This is fear of a diminished bottom line. It’s also fear of a president turning his base against a corporation. This [...]

Rod Rosenstein Caves to Trump’s ‘Hereby Demand’ Order

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Rod Rosenstein Caves to Trump's 'Hereby Demands' While he has assailed the investigations for a year, Mr. Trump’s latest assertion of bad faith by the Justice Department and the F.B.I. went beyond talk and resulted in an extraordinary meeting on Monday at the White House, where the president pressured intelligence and law enforcement [...]

Royal Wedding, An American Duchess of Sussex *Updated*

By |May 19th, 2018|

Royal Wedding, An American Duchess of Sussex screen capture from NBC on Twitter Speculation leading up to the big day focused on whether the couple would invite Donald Trump, or his predecessor, Barack Obama. In the event, neither US president made the list, nor did the British prime minister, Theresa May. But the [...]