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Thursday Reads: The Philly Amtrak Crash

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The Amtrak crash in Philadelphia is the top story this morning, as more details come out. Yesterday we learned that the train was going 106 mph when it derailed… 2,032 more words

Morning Reads

Book Review: Drawing for the Artistically Undiscovered / Quinten Blake / John Cassidy

Published by Klutz / ISBN 978 1570543203

This extraordinary book provides the ‘reader’ with two pencils, a red, and a black, and a marker pen attached to the side of the spiral binding, but no rubber. 173 more words

Book Review

Can Martin O'Malley take on Hillary?

There’s no doubt that Hillary Clinton will be the most experienced Presidential wannabe in either party – when she announces her candidacy.  But the lead-up to her announcement has been dogged by missteps and reminders of why people don’t want the Clintons back in the White House. 634 more words

Politics

1880 – Birth of playwright Sean O’Casey in Dublin.

Birth of Irish playwright Seán O’Casey, born John Casey or John Cassidy. A 1965 film titled Young Cassidy, starring Rod Taylor is a Biographical drama based on the early years of his life depicting his early life of Dublin poverty to the celebrated openings of his early plays. 69 more words

Irish History

Mr. "Uppity" John Cassidy Can Take His Phony Apology Regarding Sen. Ted Cruz And Shove It

Can you imagine the uproar if a conservative paper called a black Democrat candidate, “uppity”? Well the ultra-liberal elitist New Yorker magazine was caught doing just that — towards a Hispanic GOP senator,Ted Cruz.

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Politics

Columnist for The New Yorker calls Latino Senator 'uppity'

John Cassidy is a columnist for The New Yorker who enjoys writing ad hominem attack pieces on Republican candidates, fear mongering, and resembling Nigel Thornberry. Twitchy recently reported on his… 413 more words

Media

The Biggest Threat to America’s Future Is … America

Photograph by Takaki Yajima-Pool / Getty

On a day when much of the world’s attention is turned to Israel and its elections, I’ve been thinking about another foreign story that has been receiving less coverage but could, in the long run, turn out to be equally significant: the news that Britain, France, Germany, and Italy have decided, over the objections of the United States, to join the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, a new international-development institution, set up by China, that is poised to become a potential rival to the World Bank. 2,032 more words

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