Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Bringing the Covid Briefings Back

The Story: President Donald Trump, in Tuesday, July 21, resumed the practice of going before the country directly to brief us all about the Covid-19...
Shep Smith: Journalists are not the enemy of the people

An Anchor’s Journey From Fox to CNBC

The Story: In a development that may epitomize the increasing political polarization of broadcast news reporting as a business, Shepard Smith, a reporter who worked...

US Attorney, Southern District of New York, Didn’t Go Quietly

The Story: Late on Friday, June 19, the Attorney General announced that Geoffrey S. Berman, who has for more than two years been the chief...

Two Big Losses for Trump Administration

The Story: The US Supreme Court is wrapping up its term. And although there are five Justices now on the bench who are the appointees...
Civil rights vet: 'Anarchists' toppled Confederate statue

Statues and Fort Names: The Confederacy Revisited

The Story: The civil war (1861 - 1865) has long been one of the defining tragedies of US collective memory. In this election year, statues...
US officials say Iran seized a British oil tanker

Iranian/Venezuelan Amity in Face of US Sanctions

The Story: The United States has economic sanctions in place against both Iran and Venezuela. That commonality has created a concord between those two nations,...
Trey Gowdy: Sessions was a 'dead man walking' for months

Former A-G Sessions: “I Stood Up for the Truth”

The Story: Jefferson Sessions, who was President Donald Trump's first Attorney General (and who was fired in the wake of the November 2018 elections) is...
Bill Gates on role US should play in global poverty fight

Bill Gates, Politics, and a Conspiracy Theory

The Story: Bill Gates, the co-founder of tech giant Microsoft, ended his active role in that corporation in 2006 and has since devoted himself to...

Bond Buyers for Boeing

The Story: Boeing, one of the globe's largest aerospace manufacturers, and a pillar of the economy of Washington State, appeared to be in real trouble...
John Bolton says the Chinese have done enormous damage to the US by stealing intellectual property

John Bolton’s Forthcoming Book

The Story: Back in January, with the impeachment trial of President Trump pending, there was a good deal of discussion of an impending book by...