The life and death of a now-defunct, Moscow-based English language newspaper that upset a lot of people.
The latest Vanity Fair carries an amusing and appropriately graphic account of the life and death of Exile, a now-defunct, Moscow-based English language newspaper run by American expatriates that managed to piss off a lot of people – usually, but not always, for bad reasons – in its short and mostly obscure decade-long existence. As [...]
Dear Mr. President:
I received a letter from my little boy – who lives with me but prefers to use the U.S. Postal Service for standard communication – stating categorically we do not have enough money for the purchase of Star Wars Lego and other necessities. While he didn’t state categorically this was affecting his health, [...]
Mediaite is calling Sean Hannity to task for a misleading characterization of recent remarks from former President Jimmy Carter. It seems Foreign Affairs recently warned that the worst-case scenario of the Obama Administration’s foreign policy was that the current president would end up looking like the thirty-ninth. Naturally, Carter was none too thrilled about being [...]
A few weeks ago I wrote a post here at NRB on a news item that got very little attention from American readers. It’s well-worth revisiting now. The Obama Administration announced through an anonymous source on or about January 31 that no one in the Bush Administration who was involved with green-lighting the water-boarding of [...]
Obamacare was on life support after the election of Senator Scott Brown but President Obama is trying to resuscitate it. After a couple of weeks of pretending to make jobs his number one priority for 2010, Obama is pushing hard again on his favorite big government program against the wishes of the majority of the American [...]