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.
In New York City, where you can't go to your neighborhood pizza joint without being reminded of early childhood educational trauma and potential contamination, letter grades are in and casual dining with rodents is out. In a new move proposed by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., putting a letter grade on salons of all styles is potentially also in our future.Read more...
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.
Asians have emerged as the fastest growing of the three major ethnic and minority populations in the United States. According to Census Bureau data, the number of US native and foreign-born Asian residents rose 56 percent from the 2000 Census to the 2013 American Community Survey (one year release).
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.
The President’s claim that Cedar Falls residents can get a gig for less than many Americans pay for premium cable is untrue. His statement that the Cedar Falls Utility network is 100 times faster than the average American Internet connection is, at best, a misleading and contradictory exaggeration, and at worst, absolutely false. Last week, President Obama said “we’re going to change” — i.e.