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Russians Select Stalin As Greatest Leader Of All Time In New Poll

For those hoping that Russians will gradually reject the authoritarian rule by Vladimir Putin, a new poll will be a disappointment.  Russians have long favored the strongman leader and that taste for authoritarianism has not greatly diminished.   735 more words


"I Retire": Career Prisoner Announcing Retirement At 66th Conviction

Ricky Q. Caldwell, 52, has announced his retirement.  Caldwell’s career was crime and, like Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan, he has previously announced his retirement. However, when called before the court for his 66th conviction, Caldwell told Court Justice Richard C. 144 more words


MD-160 "Lun-Class" Ekranoplan: Resting Places (XI).

Weird scenes inside the USSR. The MD-160 Lun (Harrier in Russian) was an ekranoplan launched in the early 1980’s. With a load capacity of 91 metric tons, its main mission was anti-ship warfare. 96 more words

The Internet Just Found Another Perfect Doppelgänger for Ted Cruz

The Internet lost it when they discovered that Senator Ted Cruz looked like Duke basketball star Grayson Allen, but it looks like the senator has found another sports doppelgänger in none other than… 165 more words

CNN Under Fire Over Statements By Producer Calling Collusion Coverage "Bulls**t" and Retraction of Russian Investigation Story [UPDATED]

I recently ran a column on my concern over the coverage of the Russian investigation and underling legal issues.  While I supported the appointment of the Special Counsel and the investigation into possible obstruction of justice after the firing of James Comey, I have objected to what I see as biased and at times unhinged legal coverage of the underlying allegations.   602 more words


Those Yeezy Shoes Justin Bieber Threw at the Crowd Are Living Their Best Lives Now

After Justin Bieber threw his Yeezy sneakers into the crowd during a concert in Germany on Saturday, it appears they’ve since resurfaced on eBay and on Instagram and… 171 more words