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Politix Update: Why Hillary Clinton’s State Department Emails Are Much Ado About Little

It is said that the cover-up is always worse than the crime, but in the case of Hillary Clinton’s State Department...

The Past Through Pictures IV

About an hour south of Munich is Austria.  A country of splendid alpine vistas and beautiful lakes and rivers.  In addition...

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum “No”

By Lefteris Papadimas and Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) – Greeks overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue...

Single Payer Coming?

It looks like we might be heading in the direction of a single payer health care system, but not in the way we wanted. Aetna is...

SciFi Weekend: Hannibal; Summer Television Briefs Including Extant, Under The Dome,The Last Ship, Mr. Robot, Humans

This week’s episode of Hannibal, Contorno, has finally moved past set-up and it finally feels like the real action for...

Chinese Workers Caught Stepping And Sleeping On Noodles That Will Eventually Be Sold

A Chinese noodle factory has been shut down after images surfaced of workers sleeping on and sticking their bare feet in piles...

Does Argentina Show Greece There May Be Life After Default?

As Greeks go to the polls today to vote in a referendum that could have huge consequences for their country and for all of...

The Other Independence Days

Yesterday our nation celebrated the 239th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. Foreign friends and not-so-friends...

Post-Homophobic Christianity

Sally Kohn puts the SCOTUS marriage equality ruling in religious perspective on The Daily Beast. Even before the court’s...

Greece Bailout Referendum Today: ‘Waiting For War’

Millions of Greeks will vote in today’s crucial bailout referendum, which is likely to determine whether Greece remains...

Cartoon: Kerry-On Baggage

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To license this cartoon for your own site, visit...

The Past Through Pictures III

The winters in Southern Bavaria and Munich could be harsh, beautiful and sometimes magical.  It could get really cold and...

Politifact on Donald Trump

Non-partisan fact-check website Politifact.com puts GOP Presidential candidate on its Truth-O-Meter and finds that 75% of his...

Tunisia’s President Declares Emergency After Terrorist Hotel Attack

By Patrick Markey and Tarek Amara TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency...

Scientists Reveal Death Toll Caused By Soft Drinks- And It Is Whopping

Scientists have keynoted the dangers of fizzy, sugary drinks, noting that they kill 184,000 adults every year. It further said...

God Bless America

click to enlagre As I work today, e-mails from abroad are filtering in wishing me a happy 4th of July. One from Moscow, one...

On Being Proud of Your Country (Guest Voice)

On Being Proud of Your Country by Patricia Smith As I walked to the grocery store yesterday (July 3), I saw two American Flags...

20 TV marathons for July 4th weekend

Fourth of July weekend is prime time to get some sun, take in a fireworks show or three, and barbecue all the livelong day....

On the Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America (VIDEOS)

July 4 is a good day to reflect on various renditions of The Star Spangled Banner and God Bless America — captured on...

Mike Peters Guest Cartoon: Meanwhile, in Greece…

OF RELATED INTEREST: –Greek Finance Minister Says Europe Can’t Afford To Let Greece’s Economy...

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The Past Through Pictures IV

About an hour south of Munich is Austria.  A country of splendid alpine vistas and beautiful lakes and rivers.  In addition...

SciFi Weekend: Hannibal; Summer Television Briefs Including Extant, Under The Dome,The Last Ship, Mr. Robot, Humans

This week’s episode of Hannibal, Contorno, has finally moved past set-up and it finally feels like the real action for...

The Past Through Pictures III

The winters in Southern Bavaria and Munich could be harsh, beautiful and sometimes magical.  It could get really cold and...

The Other Independence Days

Yesterday our nation celebrated the 239th anniversary of our Declaration of Independence. Foreign friends and not-so-friends...

Greek catastrophe and Euro creditor’s rage (Grexit, Part 1/2)

Greece is on the edge of economic and social catastrophe which all the kings men may not be able to put together again for...

Grexit and the stakes for Europe (Grexit, Part 2/2)

A Grexit would strike at the heart of public perceptions about Europe’s most inspiring project to finally end wars and build...

Politix Update: Why Hillary Clinton’s State Department Emails Are Much Ado About Little

It is said that the cover-up is always worse than the crime, but in the case of Hillary Clinton’s State Department...

Politifact on Donald Trump

Non-partisan fact-check website Politifact.com puts GOP Presidential candidate on its Truth-O-Meter and finds that 75% of his...

On Being Proud of Your Country (Guest Voice)

On Being Proud of Your Country by Patricia Smith As I walked to the grocery store yesterday (July 3), I saw two American Flags...

Scientists Reveal Death Toll Caused By Soft Drinks- And It Is Whopping

Scientists have keynoted the dangers of fizzy, sugary drinks, noting that they kill 184,000 adults every year. It further said...

No the Greeks did not invent Mathematics

Over at the normally largely fictional National Review Kevin D, Williamson brings us some new fiction. The Greeks Invented...

You can’t fight climate change with denial (Guest Voice)

You can’t fight climate change with denial by Michael Gerson Washington Post Writers Group Columnist WASHINGTON...