Monday, April 22, 2019

Appeals Court Judge Retires in Face of Accusations

The Story: Alex Kozinski, formerly a Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, has stepped aside in the face of mounting credible accusations that...

The Oumuamua from Another Star System

The Story: "Oumuamua" is the name for a very odd object now making its way through our solar system, first spotted by astronomers at the...

Alabama Loss Shrinks GOP Majority in US Senate

The Story: On Tuesday, December 12, voters in Alabama (narrowly but decisively) voted for the Democratic Party's candidate, Doug Jones, who will fill that state's...

World’s Busiest Bus Terminal Targeted by Terrorist

The Story: Authorities are questioning Akayed Ullah, the man who they believe set off a low-tech explosive device beneath the Port Authority Terminal in Manhattan...
WILL JAMES MURDOCH'S TRUMP REBUKE TRICKLE DOWN TO FOX NEWS?

Disney-Murdoch Deal Nears

The Story: It now appears likely that Walt Disney Co. will soon conclude a deal to acquire important assets from the Fox media empire controlled...

Ten Arrested in the Murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Story: Nearly two months after the murder (by car bomb) of an anti-corruption journalist and blogger in Malta, the government there has arrested ten...
Weekly Address: 12/2/2017

President’s Defenders Advance an Extraordinary Argument

The Story: President Donald Trump's personal attorney, John Dowd, recently said that a president cannot rightly be charged with "obstruction of justice" because "he is...

The Supreme Court and Electronic Privacy

The Story: The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments November 29 on a constitutional controversy that could determine whether the government is empowered to track the...

Tax Cut Bill Passes Budget Committee

The Story: The Senate version of a controversial tax-cut bill passed the Budget Committee of that chamber Tuesday on a party-line vote, 12 to 11. Some...

Shale Oil Revolution Spreads to the ‘Majors’

The Story: The giant global oil companies, the so-called 'Majors' such as Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron, have overcome their reluctance to get involved in...