TODAY  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.

YESTERDAY  Obama Says Sony Made Mistake Pulling Movie

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 vacation. He said Americans can’t be beholden to some foreign

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Investigators said Brinsley had made comments online that he was angry about police killings of unarmed black men and that he planned to kill some police officers. He started in Baltimore shooting and wounding his ex girlfriend before going to New York to randomly select two cops.

Hundreds of New York police officers lined up in the street saluting as two ambulances passed carrying the bodies of the dead officers.

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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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Taliban Massacre, Bush Three?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Massacre: In a continuing war against education, yesterday’s Taliban attack on a Pakistani school in Peshawar resulted in the death of 141 people, 132 of them just schoolchildren. Authorities say nine Taliban gunmen assaulted the compound of the Army Public …

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Sunday, December 21, 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.