The House Speaker has done nothing to drain Washington’s scandal-filled swamp.
It seems that math, cooking and basic home economics aren’t the only things with which Katrina Vanden Heuvel has trouble. I wrote about her inability to function at those household basics yesterday, here at NewsReal. Well, it appears that the reality-challenged Vanden Heuvel, Editor of The Nation magazine, also isn’t a very good, you know, [...]
The Audacity of Nope: Chris Matthews Thinks Scott Brown Should Wait Untill His Career is Over to Write a Book—Unlike Barack Obama
The New Mark Twain?
Newly minted Senator Scott Brown has been offered a book deal, and MSNBC’s Chris Matthews thinks he should just say no:
MATTHEWS: Time for the “Sideshow.”We learned today that Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown, who has been a senator for just 35 days, has a book deal.
According to “The Wall Street Journal,” Brown is [...]
John Yoo is currently a professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley. From 2001 to 2003 he was a deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Council at the U.S. Department of Justice. It was during this time that he co-authored the Bybee memo defining torture and American Habeas [...]
By Nicholas Kralev World weather agencies agreed this week to enhance data-gathering significantly and allow independent scrutiny of raw figures used in assessing climate change amid charges by critics that global warming scientific data were skewed. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) made the concession after an outcry over e-mails revealing that researchers in Britain had [...]
Fresh off his weekend back-and-forth with the Obama administration, former Vice President Dick Cheney took his fight to the heart of the political right, making a surprise address Thursday to the Conservative Political Action Conference and telling them President Obama will be defeated in 2012. “I think Barack Obama is a one-term president,” he said. [...]
Climategate U-turn: Astonishment as scientist at centre of global warming email row admits data not well organised – Mail Online
The academic at the center of the ‘Climategate’ affair, whose raw data is crucial to the theory of climate change, has admitted that he has trouble ‘keeping track’ of the information.Colleagues say that the reason Professor Phil Jones has refused Freedom of Information requests is that he may have actually lost the relevant papers. Professor [...]