Sun, 20 Oct 2019

'Watch out Big Tech, here comes Big Brother'

The Trump administration has been tough for Big Tech. With accusations of censorship, calls for antitrust action, and endless congressional ...

Barack Obama's hypocritical endorsement of 'blackface' Justin Trudeau

Barack Obama just gave his official, formal, all-the-weight-of-a-former-U.S.-president endorsement to Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, who's seeking reelection. You know, ...

The Democratic debates and the radical abortion lobby

The radical abortion lobby, feeling left out of recent Democratic primary debates, spent the lead-up to Tuesday nights debate demanding ...

Joe Biden's conflict of interest

The day former Vice President Joe Bidens son Hunter accepted a position on the board of directors of a Ukrainian ...

Washington subsidies not helping the wind industry

Last week the lobbying arm of the wind energy industry made an unsurprising, though somewhat embarrassing, announcement. It wants a ...

Democrats huff, puff, bluff and blow, but impeachment falls down

Democrats, who've done nothing but call for impeachment since 2016, who've done nothing but stage an "impeachment inquiry" that allows ...

Chicago teachers- for themselves, not the children

Teachers in Chicago, where the median pay for educators, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures, comes in around $75,000, have ...

BOOK REVIEW- 'The Cheffe- A Cook's Novel'

Starting with the title, The Cheffe is a tease. First, the word cheffe. Dont worry if you havent heard it ...

Fact-checking the whistleblower regarding Ukraine

Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive, Sir. Walter Scott wrote in his epic ...

William Barr's religious hostility speech provokes squealing boars

As the Caribbean saying goes, "I chucked a rock in the pen and a pig squealed." This explains all the ...

Erdogan's costly victories

The media usually describes conflicts such as the war in Syria as fluid, volatile, or uncertain. A more accurate description ...

The lessons of Berlin must be learned again in Hong Kong

Early into what would become a three-decade career in government service, I was completing an escape-and-evasion training exercise in the ...

FDA must fast track insulin for the millions of Americans living with diabetes

Diabetes is a disease which has grown to become a major public health crisis in the United States. In May ...

BOOK REVIEW- 'Cold Warriors- Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War'

When one thinks of the Cold War the era when the two world superpowers, the United States and the Soviet ...

Dave Martinez's message, style have not changed since day he took Nationals manager job

We've heard it repeatedly from Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez throughout his team's comeback season. We even heard it when ...

NBA losing money - and well it should

The NBA's commissioner, Adam Silver, acknowledged in recent remarks that China had pressed for the firing of Rockets general manager ...

The Times recommends- Approve Referendum 88 for societal equality

Our public institutions should reflect the communities they serve, but the ban on affirmative action has limited state and local ...

Trumps enormous gift to Erdogan

Its a startling turn of events. For years, Turkey watched with frustration as more distant powers from the United States ...

Raising taxes on ride sharing harms the public

Some 67% of people who use Uber and Lyft also use transit during the week, so, ride share is not ...

Boeing- It keeps getting worse

Re: Stunning 737 MAX text messages reveal Boeing knew of MCAS aggression in 2016 and misled FAA [Oct. 18, seattletimes.com]: ...

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Shelling and clashes in northern Syria continue despite ceasefire

NORTHEASTERN SYRIA - Shelling and clashes in northern Syria on the border with Turkey continue to cause hundreds of people ...

Explosion targets worshippers at Mosque near Jalalabad in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Dozens of worshippers have been killed and scores more wounded Friday in an explosion at a mosque ...

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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