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Is Obama's war on coal burying the Democrats' New Deal coalition for good?

Fast-forward a century and Obama, according to the New York Times, is working behind the scenes with the United Nations “to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.” 17 more words


Cuter Tweeter: Add Tweetable Image Links to Your Posts

Noticed how many news websites and blogs let you tweet something right from within the post?

You can get that too. No plugin required. (No rocket science either.) 1,192 more words


Obama's Confusing, Expanding, Nonexistent ISIS Strategy

President Obama just finished a brief statement at the White House focused on his response to ISIS in Iraq and Russians in Ukraine. With regard to ISIS, Obama first downplayed U.S. 23 more words


NYPD Warns NYC Too Dangerous for Democratic Convention

The head of the NYPD’s sergeants union on Tuesday urged Democrats to choose anywhere but New York City as the site of their 2016 convention, citing surging crime and a lack of support for cops by Mayor de Blasio. 11 more words


China jets force Navy's hand

Russia’s ongoing dismemberment of Ukraine and the Islamic State’s erasing of Middle Eastern borders have distracted attention from the harassment of U.S. Navy aircraft by Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea. 7 more words


Walk the talk: you're not alone

I had a conversation with someone about the contents of my last post – in general about the reality of the creative life but more specifically about the anxiety inherent in not only being creative but promoting that creativity. 3,208 more words


Union calls Jewish school ‘immoral’ for giving it the boot

“Removing tenure and seniority will provide administrators with greater flexibility with recruiting new teachers, managing assignments of teachers to appropriate classrooms, and retaining and recognizing excellent teachers,” the board announced in an April statement. 20 more words