Marc Thiessen explains how President Obama is applying the lessons of Jonathan Gruber to his foreign policy.Well it seems, Obama is applying the “Gruber Doctrine” once again — this time to foreign policy.
Run Warren Run stops running.The organization’s recognition that the Massachusetts senator truly won’t run is a significant shift in the Democratic presidential contest, in which Warren has been a shadow candidate even as she has repeatedly insisted she would not pursue the White House.
Monteux conducted Saint-Saëns (!) in the Schumann Concerto[from the 80th-birthday interview with Edward Kellyincluded in the set]How Monteux came to conduct the premiere of Stravinsky'sPetrushka (and later, of course, The Rite of Spring)Monteux conducts the opening of PetrushkaAs we know, he conducted the ballet's premiere with Serge Diaghilev's Ballets Russes in 1911.
From a list in Politico titled "Harry Reid’s insults: 10 greatest hits." That headline makes it sound as though he was some sort of master of the insult, perhaps not an Oscar Wilde, but at least a Don Rickles. But the closest he comes to saying anything striking/offbeat is...When [George W.
Tenor James Johnston's "Comfort ye" recording was aninspiration to me, but we're still not going to hear it."I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about the level of his blood sugars. You have to heal the wounds. Then we can talk about everything else. Heal the wounds.
Recently I attended a presentation at Mission Dolores Church sponsored by the San Francisco Chronicle called “A Changing Mission”. The discussion was based on a newspaper article and associated short film about the neighborhood. It’s well worth a quick look here.
... whether a doughnut is dessert if you eat it for breakfast and it's all you eat. ADDED: Commenters say they can't get to the Facebook post I'm linking, so I'll copy a few things. First, David Lat writes:My latest debate with Zach Shemtob: is a doughnut a dessert? Zach's position: a doughnut is always and inherently a dessert.
The recommendation comes from a report prepared for the USDA as the agency works to update the country's Dietary Guidelines. The post Americans Should Consider Eating Less Meat For Environmental Reasons, Scientists Say appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"You could follow without missing a single word as you strolled by. You felt joined to these unknown drivers, men and women smoking their cigarettes in silence, not so much considering the president’s words as affirming the rightness of his tone and taking assurance from it."Wrote Saul Bellow in "In the Days of Mr.
In 1976, when Black History Month was officially acknowledged by the U.S. government, President Gerald Ford gave a (very brief) speech. "In celebrating Black History Month, we can take satisfaction from this recent progress in the realization of the ideals envisioned by our Founding Fathers.," Ford said.
Anyone who reads 44's new “National Security Strategy,” might come away believing that six years ago American embarked on a successful course of world leadership. They might believe we’d succeeded, as a superpower must, in reducing the danger we and our allies face and by spreading stability around the world. The truth is precisely the opposite.
So the crazies are ... Obama Is Playing for the Other SideThe lack of inaction against ISIS parallels his excessively weak nuclear treaty with Iran which will ultimately allow the Iranians to gain the ability to launch nuclear weapons against Israel. Obama is allowing Iran to send weapons to Yemen....Americans Should Fear Obama...