Tag Archives: Winter Olympics

Overnight Shutdown, What Did They Know?

Friday, February 9, 2018

Short Shutdown: Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul kept Congress up all night, blocking a budget vote and causing a six-hour government shutdown. Paul delivered a long and impassioned speech condemning the hypocrisy of his own party for deepening the national deficit …

Winter Down South, Summer in Sochi

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Winter, Y’all: A new winter storm is beginning to dump snow and ice on the south and southeast before it heads up the East Coast. Atlanta, which got socked with major traffic jams only two weeks ago, is preparing to …

Out for NFL Draft, Killing Marius

Monday, February 10, 2014

Out: Missouri football star Michael Sam, a defensive end who’s expected to be an early round NFL draft pick, announced that he’s gay. He’s 6-2, 260 pounds and would be the first openly gay player in the NFL. But he’s …

Miller Out of DH Medals, Feds and Gays

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Sochi: American skier Bode Miller, the fastest in training runs, finished a disappointed eighth in the men’s downhill. Austria’s Matthias Mayer was the surprise winner. Miller was ahead of the competition on the first two split times, but then fell …

Pete Seeger Dies, No Gays Here

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Pete Seeger: The great folk singer Pete Seeger, leader of the folk revival and an agent for social change, has died at age 94 in New York. He sang and played guitar and banjo everywhere from labor rallies to college …