TODAY  Everyone’s a Critic, Cops on Alert

What I Meant Was: In an attempt to soften his stance against North Korea on the computer hacking of Sony Pictures, President Obama said yesterday on CNN, “No, I don’t think it was an act of war.” He said, “I think it was an act of cyber vandalism that was very costly, very expensive. We take it very seriously. We will respond proportionately.”

YESTERDAY  Shooting Riles NY Cops, Cuba Still Commie

Nation: Two New York City police officers were shot and killed yesterday as they sat in their patrol car in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of the city. The suspected shooter identified as Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, was later found dead of a self-inflicted wound down in a nearby subway station.

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In what’s shaping up as a schoolyard fight over the sophomoric movie The Interview, which was cancelled after threatening hack attacks, a North Korean spokesman said that if the US takes action, “Our toughest counteraction will be boldly taken against the White House, the Pentagon and the whole US mainland,...

Not to be outdone in chest-thumping, Sony Pictures lawyer David Boies said the movie will go to the theaters. “Sony only delayed this,” Boies said. “It will be distributed. How it’s going to be distributed, I don’t think anybody knows quite yet.” No, they don’t.

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Obama Says Sony Made Mistake Pulling Movie

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Kimche Hack: President Obama said Sony Pictures made a mistake cancelling its movie The Interview because of anonymous terror threats by computer hackers. “I wish they’d spoken to me first,” the president said yesterday before departing for his Christmas …

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Dow Jumps, The Cuba Business

Friday, December 19, 2014

Econ 101: The Dow Jones rose 421 points yesterday, the market’s biggest one-day spike in three years. Investors were excited about earnings reports. At the same time the price of oil continued to slide under $56 a barrel. While that’s …

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US Ends Cuba Freeze, N. Korea Wins

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Cuban Surprise: President Obama shocked the world and his Republican opponents announcing yesterday that 50 years of shunning Cuba is a failure and that the US is re-establishing diplomatic relations with the island country just 90 miles off the coast …

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Monday, December 22, 2014

Page Two

Ebola is Good

Monday, November 3, 2014

Page Two: Stoned on 8th Avenue

Monday, August 4, 2014

Baseball, Futebol, and Football

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Gay in the Locker Room

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Absurdity of Everest

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Journalism’s House of Cards

Monday, March 24, 2014

NBC’s Triumph from Tragedy

Monday, February 17, 2014

Spicoli Comes to the Olympics

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

It's Been Said

“Multiple detainees who were subjected to the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques and extended isolation exhibited psychological and behavioral issues, including hallucinations, paranoia, insomnia, and attempts at self-harm and self-mutilation.”

- Senate Intelligence Committee Report on CIA Torture.

“They stained our national honor, did much harm and little practical good."

-Sen. John McCain, former prisoner of war who was tortured.