Hillary Clinton on Monday had some harsh words for President Obama’s record on gun control:
Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Philippe Reines repeatedly lied about using a personal email address to communicate with reporters, records show. Emails uncovered after Gawker successfully sued the State Department show that Reines regularly corresponded with reporters using a personal Gmail address, despite previously dismissing the suggestion as a “cockamamie theory,” saying his personal email account “is about the last place I want to be emailing reporters or conducting work.”
There have been a lot of movies about Mars and most of them have fallen somewhere between kinda bad (Mission to Mars) to very bad (Red Planet) to kinda okay but so disastrously expensive and little-watched that they turn into cautionary tales for Hollywood about the dangers of making movies set on Mars (John Carter). So people are, naturally, excited about The Martian, which is a good movie that happens to take place on Mars and looks to be a legit box office hit.
It seems to me, though, that people are a little too excited for The Martian, which is a solid three star movie but a bit long and not quite as great as everyone’s cracking it up to be. It’s certainly not the best movie set on Mars. I think we all know which one is:
There are some glass ceiling Hillary Clinton has no interest in cracking. Asked during a town hall event in New Hampshire on Monday whether she would ever consider accepting the position of first female vice president, Hillary suggested that she was only interesting in making history if she gets to be president. “Hypothetically speaking, no,” she said in response the VP question.
American Apparel filed for bankruptcy on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported. The clothing maker was the subject of some controversy, primarily related to the lewd behavior of it former CEO Dov Charney. American Apparel had also been producing campaign merchandise for Donald Trump, a self-described “winner” with considerable experience going bankrupt.
John Tierney is back with a handy reminder that recycling is not only dumb and pointless, it may actually be actively deleterious to the environment: To offset the greenhouse impact of one passenger’s round-trip flight between New York and London, you’d have to recycle roughly 40,000 plastic bottles, assuming you fly coach. If you sit in business- …
There’s a rather large spoiler for The Martian below, but it’s the one that Neil deGrasse Tyson doled out last night to his 4.3 million followers so there’s a chance you’ve already seen it. Proceed at your own risk, etc. For being a brilliant science guy, Neil deGrasse Tyson can be kind of a dick: No, dude. …
President Obama slammed Hillary Clinton and other critics of his Syria policy on Friday for “offering up half-baked ideas as if they are solutions.” On Thursday, Clinton broke with the White House policy of expressing concern about the situation in Syria by calling for a “no-fly zone” after Russia launched a series of airstrikes in the region and warned the United States to vacate Syrian airspace.
Bill Clinton is scheduled to speak Friday at Democratic Party-sponsored event named after prominent slaveholder Thomas Jefferson and genocide advocate Andrew Jackson. The controversial Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner will take place in Charleston West Virginia, a state where President Obama almost lost the 2012 nomination to Keith Judd, a convicted felon and 2012 Free Beacon Man of the Year.
Thanks to the Steeler’s Josh Scobee and Michael Vick, I didn’t lose money last night after I took the Ravens. It probably also helped that I had former WWE diva and Baltimore Ravens cheerleader Stacy Keibler on my side. Last week I went 7-4, bringing my season record to 18-12. Nine more picks this week: …