December 18, 2017

Report: Flt. 370’s Last Position Was Over The Malacca Strait

The Malaysian military has radar data showing the missing Boeing 777 jetliner changed course and made it to the Malacca Strait, hundreds of kilometers (miles) from the last position recorded by civilian authorities, according to a senior military official. The development injects more mystery into the investigation of the disappearance of Saturday’s flight, and raises […]

Yes, gay is a choice. Get over it.

According to Peter Schmidt in the Chronicle of Higher Education, yet another individual working in higher education has been demolished for saying the wrong thing about homosexuality.  The basis on which to define people as “anti-gay” has, however, taken a turn to the absurd (and eerie). Unlike Angela McCaskill, who was nearly fired from Gallaudet […]

It’s Over

Give up — Barack Obama has won.  With the election only weeks away, it is clear from recent swing state polling that Mitt Romney has lost this election.  According to the Quinnipiac numbers, in the battleground states of Ohio, Florida, and Pennsylvania, the president is ahead by 10%, 9% and 12%, respectively. Romney can’t win.  […]

Romney Blasts Obama Over Embassy Attacks

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 9.12.12 @ 1:07PM This morning Ben Stein suggested the kind of speech that Mitt Romney should make in response to the Obama Administration’s behavior over yesterday’s attack on our diplomatic posts in Egypt and Libya. Late last night, Romney got off to a good start […]

In a Kindness Competition, Romney Wins over Obama by a Landslide

The highlights of the last day of the convention, for me, were the ordinary people who spoke of the impact of Mitt Romney in their lives.  I wish these speeches had been prime-time, and that every wavering voter could see them.  This is what kindness looks like.  This is the supposedly uncaring, greedy, rich bastard […]

UK’s Cameron: No pact with Murdoch over takeover

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says he discussed News Corp.’s bid to take full control of a British broadcaster with James Murdoch, but denies promising to support the deal in return for favorable coverage from the media giant’s newspapers. A judge-led inquiry into media ethics in Britain has raised questions about the […]

Court won’t hear appeal over NYC rent control

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won’t hear an appeal that seeks to end rent stabilization laws in New York City. The high court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from James and Jeanne Harmon, who have lost earlier court attempts to get rent stabilization laws thrown out. The Harmons inherited a building with […]

Pippa Middleton Faces Arrest Over Gun Pic in France

Via Us Magazine: Pippa Middleton could face jail time if prosecuted in a shocking new case involving a paparazzi photo taken in Paris on Saturday. The 27-year-old socialite and entrepreneur, sister of Duchess Kate and sister-in-law of Prince William, was in the front passenger seat of an Audi convertible in the French capital as the […]

Arab Winter Watch: Uproar in Morroco Over Underage Marriages

Via Washington Post: Amina el-Filali, a moon-faced Moroccan peasant girl, seemed destined for an obscure life in this dreary little farming village 50 miles south of Tangiers. But that was before she was lured into sexual relations at age 15 by a 23-year-old unemployed laborer who took her into a shed next to the eucalyptus […]

Standoff Over in Toulouse: Jihadist Jumps to his Death During Police Raid

Via Reuters: A 23-year-old gunman suspected of killing seven people in southwestern France in the name of al-Qaida, jumped from a window to his death in a hail of bullets after police stormed his apartment on Thursday. “At the moment when a video probe was sent into the bathroom, the killer came out of the […]