Not to double down on the doom and gloom or suggest the Americas are slated to descend into Mad Max-style chaos and anarchy, but the latest in a recent flurry of North American earthquakes just rumbled across one of the most dangerous earthquake zones in the United States.
An interesting piece of trivia about the field of Democrats jockeying for the nomination in 2008:
The three leading contenders all have ties to Wal-Mart, a decidedly controversial company among Democratic primary voters.
Writing in The New Republic [subscription], Conor Clarke makes the connections, starting with Hillary Clinton.
Between 1986 and 1992, she served Read More
Republican governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas says Hillary Clinton will be tough for Republicans to defeat in 2008. He says Hillary has “rock-star quality that she brings just by walking into a room and sucking the oxygen out of it.”
As does Newt Gingrich in an interview to air tonight on NY1: “She Read More
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PQ: ‘But one thing: What are records?’
I wanted an afternoon of bonding with my 11-year-old son, but I also wanted an afternoon-so, in a fit of inspiration, I figured that he and one of his friends were finally old enough to cruise the Lower East Side with me Read More
There were more than bagels for us to nosh on at our (Azi’s) first Jewish Community Relations Council Congressional Breakfast yesterday.
Anthony Weiner looked right at home at the 92nd Street Y as he gave a power handshake to JCRC’s Chairman of Government Relations, Richard Stone. Anthony then blended mayoral politics and Read More
John Kerry got in touch the other day.
It’s always nice to hear from a chum of 30 years ago, and considering how busy he’s been with the campaign, taking time out to write seemed awfully thoughtful. Especially with what’s been appearing in this space.
Bubbling with anticipation, I ripped open the envelope.
I’m sure that everyone who sees the new revival of Big River won’t forget a certain staggering moment that deserves to go down in theater history.
Roger Miller’s folksy 1985 Broadway musical, based on Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , had its critics the first time round (myself included), though it won Read More
“The frenetic pace of modern life can lead to an obscuring or even a loss of what is truly human. Perhaps more than in other periods of history, our time is in need of that genius which belongs to women, and which can ensure sensitivity for human beings in every circumstance.”
Those words were spoken Read More
Here’s the fellow I’d like to meet in a dark alley-me all armed to the teeth and him woozy from drink, weak at the knees and ready to plead for his life. He is the legislator from Arizona who said, “Friends of Liberty, we have to stop this damned federal plan to assure that poor Read More