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Beauty and the Beast, Pastrami to Go

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Beauty and the Beast: The presidential campaign has become a debate about a former beauty queen and a former president’s infidelity. Donald Trump opened a new line of attack on Hillary Clinton’s marriage, telling the NY Times, “Hillary Clinton was …

Commuter Crash, The Corporate Culture

Friday, September 30, 2016

End of the Line: Investigators are trying to determine the cause of the train crash in a Hoboken, NJ, terminal yesterday morning that left one person dead and sent at least 90 to the hospital, some with serious injuries. The …

Obama’s First Override, An Aleppo Moment

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The American Way: President Obama suffered the first veto override of his presidency yesterday. Both houses of Congress overwhelmingly voted in favor of a law that would allow 9/11 survivors to sue Saudi Arabia for damages over any complicity the …

Not his Fault, Fat Shaming and Manterrupting

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Weighty Issues:  Donald Trump spent his day yesterday blaming the microphone, the moderator, and the questions after taking a thumping from Hillary Clinton in the first of three presidential debates. About 82 million people watched the debate, making it the …

Debatable: What He Said and She Said

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

It’s Debatable: In the first of three presidential debates, Hillary Clinton delivered a calm, measured, and mostly factual performance, opening the door for Donald Trump to ramble, interrupt, sniff, dissemble, and roll his eyes. Trump was unusually controlled in the …

The Great Debate, Like a Rolling Stone

Monday, September 26, 2016

It’s Debatable: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are set to meet at Hofstra University tonight for the first head-to-head presidential debate that will present tough challenges to the candidates as well as the moderator, NBC’s Lester Holt. It’s expected to …

Charlotte Releases Video, They’re With Her

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Go to the Video: after enormous pressure from the public, civil rights activists, and even presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Charlotte, NC authorities released police videos of the fatal shooting of 43-year-old Keith Scott, a black man they said had a …

Mall Shooting, Wife Releases Video

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Mall Murder: Washington State Police are hunting for a man who shot and killed five people in a shopping mall in Burlington, in the northwest corner of the state. He killed four women in the cosmetics department of the Macy’s …

Family Shown the Video, Charity at Home

Friday, September 23, 2016

Black Lives: Tulsa, Okla. police Off. Betty Jo Shelby has been charged with manslaughter “in the heat of passion” for the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. Shelby killed 40-year-old Terence Crutcher, who was walking away with his hands …

Unrest in Charlotte, Stop and Frisk the Nation

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Black Lives: One person was shot and critically wounded in Charlotte, NC, during a second night of disturbances after the police killing of a black man in a parking lot while officers were looking to serve a warrant on someone …