Archive for February 28th, 2016

February 28th, 2016 - 6:38 pm § in Misc.

Graham: No senator would convict Ted Cruz’s killer

  Sen. Lindsey Graham shocked Washington reporters Thursday night by saying that Sen. Ted Cruz is so disliked, no one in the Senate would look to convict his murderer.“If you kill Ted Cruz on the floor of the Senate, and the trial is at the Senate, no one will convict you,” he said.[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 6:06 pm § in Misc.

Breaking News:.. Jeff Sessions Crucifies Cruz

Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., endorsed Donald Trump for president Sunday at a boisterous rally in Madison, Ala. Sessions becomes the first Senate Republican to endorse Trump for president. Sessions cited immigration and trade, as his rationale for supporting Trump. “I told Donald Trump this isn&[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 11:48 am § in Uncategorized

Why Trump looks so dangerous to educated people

Among circles opposed to Donald Trump’s candidacy and scorched earth style of populist politics, it has become somewhat fashionable to compare him to Adolf Hitler, whose cataclysmic ideas were deeply rooted in the anarchy and nihilism of raw nature. Nazism, in its essence, was the “law o[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 11:07 am § in Politics

What Hollywood and Republicans have in common

(Caution: This article contains language unsuitable for children.) From CBS News: “BASED ON A TRUE STORY: It’s a boast that can be a plus for a movie during Oscar season. Whether the claim holds up to scrutiny is another matter altogether. … ‘I think I can look at the story a[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 10:23 am § in Misc.

CROSSCUT: Are charter schools the fix for Washington’s broken education system?

Excellent article by by Tom James at Crosscut.  Robin Lake head of the Center on Reinventing Public Education,  at the University of Washington has conducted numerous studies of charter schools nationwide. “There’s a certain segment of folks who really want their own space. Who really want to[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 10:14 am § in Politics

Why Obama’s right and GOP isn’t about Iran

Many reasons, including this one: “Partial results released Sunday indicate that Iranian reformists will win all 30 parliamentary seats in Tehran, handing hard-liners an embarrassing defeat in the first elections held since last year’s nuclear deal. The deal is expected to bolster moder[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

Being Pretty

  Restart gallery   More Photo Galleries At the Breadfarm bakery, ‘we’re always trying to make the perfect loaf’ Macklemore and Ryan Lewis pop into West Seattle’s Easy Street Records Here’s looking at you, pig Related Stories Mother, son slain in Belfair had planned a food-truck [...]

February 28th, 2016 - 9:29 am § in Misc.

Who is flying drones over the Bangor submarine base?

On Feb. 8, a drone was seen flying above Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor .. home to the Pacific Fleet’s  14 ballistic-missile submarines.  Each can carry up to 24 missiles with multiple nuclear warheads. The Navy said, “It’s our intent to support the investigation and prosecution of [...]

February 28th, 2016 - 9:04 am § in Misc.

The Oscars: Rebirth of “The Birth of a Nation”

Fox Searchlight pays $17.5m for slavery drama The Birth of a Nation Just in time for t this year’s Oscar list  free of Blacks,  Fox and actor/director Nate Parker are bringing a redo of “Birth of a Nation” to your local multiplex. READMORE Review at The Guardian.[...]

February 28th, 2016 - 8:16 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: CHINA Launches Second Space Station

BEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — China will send its second orbiting space lab Tiangong-2 into space in the third quarter of this year, which is expected to dock with a cargo ship scheduled to be launched in the first half of next year, sources from the manned space program said Sunday. As part of [...]