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French Right in Runoff, Spicer’s Great Ratings

Monday, April 24, 2017

French Toast: France’s far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen finished a close second in elections yesterday and moves on to a May 7 runoff. Emmanuel Macron, a centrist and political newcomer who supports staying in the European Union, finished …

March for Science, Low Ratings

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Quod Erat Demonstandum: Hundreds of thousands of people, if not more than a million, marched in 600 locations around the world yesterday in defense of science and scientific facts that are under assault under the Trump administration. They carried signs …

Terror and Nationalism, “Massive” Tax Cut

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Terror and Nationalism: The Paris police officer killed Thursday by a terrorist on the Champs-Élysées was an openly gay man who had been one of the officers to respond to the mass attack on the Bataclan concert hall in 2015. …

Paris Terror Attack, The Men Get Rich

Friday, April 21, 2017

World: One Paris police officer was killed and another wounded yesterday on the famous Champs-Elysees by a gunman firing a machine gun. The shooter was killed by other officers. Witnesses said the gunman got out of a car driven by …

O’Reilly Out, The Russia Trigger

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Killing O’Reilly: Fox News is without a prime time star after firing its chief moneymaker Bill O’Reilly two and a half weeks following the NY Times exposure of his $13 million history of sexual harassment and financial settlements. A statement …

Former NFL Star a Suicide, Near Miss

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Breaking: Former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, hanged himself with a bed sheet in his prison cell overnight. He was just 27. Hernandez was convicted of murdering a friend in 2013. Just …

Facebook and Murder, Trump and Taxes

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Streaming Death: Facebook is defending itself after a Cleveland man posted video of himself randomly killing an elderly man, and then went live on Facebook announcing the murder. More than two hours passed before Facebook took down the videos. A …

Tough Talk on Korea, You Get Egg Roll

Monday, April 17, 2017

DMZ: Vice President Mike Pence was talking tough on a quick trip to the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. Pence said, “The world witnessed the strength and resolve of our new president in actions taken in Syria and …