They say once is an event, twice is a coincidence and three times is a pattern. So it goes with the Obama administration’s major foreign policy trophies. The historic accord with Iran, freezing the so-called “axis of evil” nation’s development of nuclear weapons, while also submitting to inspections, is the latest event to fulfill the pattern, preceded by victories in Libya and Syria.
The Morning Banter: Andy Kaufman is Alive, The McRib is Back and Putin is Now A 9th Degree Black Belt
Yesterday, Russian President Vladimir Putin was granted “honorary taekwondo grandmaster status, though he isn’t known to practice the sport. However he does practice Judo regularly. So in case you aren’t keeping track, that means Putin can ride a horse (shirtless), catch his dinner (shirtless) and kick your ass (shirtless). (Fun fact: In 2008 Putin starred in an… Read More
The Morning Banter: Chris Christie 2016 Speculation, the Human Body Has a New Part, and Goodbye to All US Blockbuster Stores
Thursday is finally here and instead of sifting through inane “Throw Back Thursday” photos of your friends’ selfies from last year, you can treat yourself to some interesting news instead. 1. Chris Christie 2016 Speculation: Let the Frenzy Begin Chris Christie was reelected this Tuesday as governor of New Jersey and since he’s one of… Read More
The Morning Banter: McAuliffe Wins VA, Marvel’s First Female Muslim Superhero, and Illinois Now Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Happy hump day! It’s good to know you’re at least halfway through the week, so why not celebrate the small victories in life with a nice round-up of news. 1. Terry McAuliffe Clinches Governor Seat in Virginia, Chris Christie Re-elected in New Jersey McAuliffe, a democrat candidate who ran on a platform of social liberal… Read More
Tom Friedman, New York Times columnist and master of the completely incomprehensible metaphor is sad. Very sad. On his travels around the world, Friedman doesn’t like what he is hearing from his important friends about his country. The problem is, the America Friedman doesn’t like is the America he spent a career arguing for.