Ossoff’s liberalism just wasn’t right for Georgia district

June 21, 2017

(CNN)The Georgia special election was the Democrats’ best chance so far this year to flip a House seat and score a victory for the anti-Trump resistance. Jon Ossoff’s defeat is a major blow to well-funded liberal momentum and activism, to which GOP voters in the South responded, “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.” More than $50 million was spent in the special election to replace Republican Tom Price, who resigned earlier this year to become Secretary of …


Independence Day Fast Facts

June 16, 2017

(CNN)Here’s a look at Independence Day, celebrated on the Fourth of July. First two paragraphs of the Declaration of Independence:“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that …


Congressional baseball players: We must unite

June 15, 2017

(CNN)After the shooting at the Republican baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, we asked members of the Democratic and Republican baseball teams to weigh in on the attack. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are solely those of the authors. The vicious and horrific attack we saw Wednesday in Alexandria at the Republican team’s practice was nothing short of a direct assault on the institution we all serve and a deranged attempt to disrupt our democracy …


Hundreds Of Young Russians Arrested En Masse At Nationwide Protests

June 13, 2017

… authorities are trying to quash the voices of the next generation of voters, Hugh Williamson, HRWs director for Europe and Central Asia, said in the report. The opinions of children and young adults matter, and the government should listen to their concerns, not silence them. Credit: NurPhoto via Getty Images Those calls were echoed by another watchdog group, Amnesty International, who said actions by Russian police demonstrated the authorities utter contempt for fundamental human rights. …


Eric Trump shows that cluelessness runs in the family

June 8, 2017

(CNN)The nation is in a crisis that may soon exceed Watergate, at least in the estimation of James Clapper, former director of national intelligence. Having interfered with America’s election, Russia is disrupting governments around the world. China is racing to fill the gap created as world leaders conclude they cannot expect leadership from the United States. Top intelligence and law enforcement officials are testifying about a White House that crosses ethical lines. And Eric Trump …


Bill Maher’s use of ‘N-word’ is no joke

June 4, 2017

(CNN)Bill Maher is Ann Coulter with shorter hair: They both say outrageous and even hateful things to get press in a desperate effort to remain relevant. Maher gave us yet another example when he dropped the “N-word” on his HBO show “Real Time” Friday night. Rise of racist rants caught on camera Join us on Twitter and Facebook More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Media Boosters Launchify360 – ULTIMATE LAUNCHIFY360 – …


More die in bathtubs than in terrorism. It’s still worth spending billions to fight it

(CNN)More Americans die from accidents in the bathtubs than from attacks by terrorists. Should we then care so much more — and spend so much more — to prevent terrorist attacks than bathtub mishaps? We think so. The reason is simply human nature. And the terrorist attack last month in Paris, on the eve of the critical French elections, showed once again that human nature is, in many ways, unchanging. Recent commentary in the pages of the New York Times and Financial Times …

May 22, 2017

Ruby Rose disses Katy Perry’s new Taylor Swift diss track

… no sleep / Don’t need opinions / From a selfish or a sheep,” Perry sings. “Don’t you come for me / No, not today / You’re calculated / I got your number.” We hear your roar loud and clear, Katy. WATCH: There may be a new solution to the ocean trash problem More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSociVideo Jukebox Commercial SociVideo Jukebox CommercialPitchmaker PRO Pitchmaker Pro Package – Additional Frameworks and ToolsData JEO Monthly …

May 20, 2017

Apple spotlights how accessible tech helps people with disabilities thrive

… engineer is transforming the tech world at only 22 Meera is nonverbal, living with a rare condition called schizencephaly that impacts her ability to speak. But with the help of her iPad and text-to-speech technology, she can make her thoughts and opinions known and she sure does. From her love of Katy Perry to her passion for soccer, Meera will let you know exactly what’s on her mind. All it takes is a few taps of her tablet, and with a specialized app stringing letters into words, and …

May 19, 2017