Some analysts or talking heads have been talking about the new GOP majorities leading to less gridlock. If Republicans are true to form I see more gridlock ahead, not less.
If the nurse, Kaci Hickox, develops symptoms then a quarantine becomes appropriate. Until then, her taking a bike ride in the country doesn’t threaten anyone else’s health.
The lines about conviction and intensity may sound familiar. They’re from the poem “The Second Coming” by William Butler Yeats.
People want a smaller government until the, say, airbags in their cars begin to explode. Then they ask where the government regulators are.
After keeping her silence for years, Monica Lewinsky has re-entered the public eye. She’s trying to carve out a niche for herself as a champion for the rights of those who are victims of cyberbullying. But the timing of her reappearance has got to be giving Hillary chills up and down her spine.
Not a story that has a long shelf life, but one that I found fascinating and disturbing. Apparently the U.S. has basically been sending former Nazis social security checks in exchange for leaving the country and making themselves scarce.
While it’s not easy changing the course of an institution like the church it’s encouraging to have Francis at the helm.
Talked to my 87-year-old dad last night and he told me that he thought that it was unsafe to travel anywhere in the country for fear you might contract ebola. Really? This is what the media coverage is doing–scaring the living bejeebers out of old people?
Pope Francis continues to ruffle feathers as he seeks a more conciliatory stance toward those alienated by the church.
Turns out that not only have the wealthiest reaped most of the benefits of our recent economy, but they are not as generous about giving back as those making far, far less. A double whammy of a society where incomes are so far out of whack.