Entertainment

Meisha Porter Had 3 Goals as N.Y.C. Schools Chief: ‘Open. Open. Open.’

Meisha R. Porter became New York City’s schools chancellor in March, charged with reopening the nation’s largest school district, serving nearly one million students, during the pandemic. Before becoming chancellor, she served as executive superintendent for the Bronx, a school superintendent, a principal, an assistant principal and a teacher. She was also a public school …

Meisha Porter Had 3 Goals as N.Y.C. Schools Chief: ‘Open. Open. Open.’ Read More »

Insurrection probe wants to hear from McCarthy; Florida’s governor goes missing

Trump allegedly appeared to side with the rioters in a call with McCarthy during the violence. Whether McCarthy is willing to buck Trump by telling investigators about the call, however, is an open question. In the news today: The House committee probing the Jan. 6 insurrection wants to hear from yet another House Republican who …

Insurrection probe wants to hear from McCarthy; Florida’s governor goes missing Read More »

10 Things to Love About America

Amjad Masad came to America in January 2012. He was from Amman, Jordan, and 24. He came because his father, a Palestinian immigrant to Jordan and a government worker, bought him a computer when he was 6. Amjad fell in love and discovered his true language. He studied the history of the computer and became …

10 Things to Love About America Read More »

Hide, seek, selective leak: Update on Jan. 6 Anderson tapes, by Michelle Malkin

Two weeks ago, I introduced you to the case of Jan. 6 Capitol rally defendant John Steven Anderson, whose lawyer Marina Medvin is fighting for the release of 30 seconds of an exculpatory Capitol surveillance video clip that prosecutors don’t want the public to see. There’s a new filing in the case from lawyers for …

Hide, seek, selective leak: Update on Jan. 6 Anderson tapes, by Michelle Malkin Read More »

IRONY: MSNBC Worries GOP Is ‘Politicizing’ School Boards

In the ultimate of irony of all ironies, MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace and two of her guests spent an entire segment of Thursday’s Deadline: White House accusing Republicans of politicizing school boards across the nation. In the segment, Wallace openly panicked that Republicans will continue using what she described as “education wars” that were weaponized against Democrats in Virginia …

IRONY: MSNBC Worries GOP Is ‘Politicizing’ School Boards Read More »

Opinion | The Power of Watch Night, the Black Church’s Vigil for the End of Slavery

The church, at its best, stood vigil, making a case for a better way to be human than a utilitarian ethic that used our shared trauma to justify exploiting other suffering Black people. It argued that the same God who opposes institutional racism travels all the way down to personal evil, resisting the ways that …

Opinion | The Power of Watch Night, the Black Church’s Vigil for the End of Slavery Read More »

Republicans Cause COVID Surge Then Blame Biden

Republicans and Trump supporters are celebrating the record number of COVID cases that they caused by blaming President Biden. This is the sort of tweet that the anti-vaccine Republican crowd is posting in response to the record number of COVID cases: Congratulations Joe https://t.co/KzIIeMjHGF — FREEDOM2022 (@FREEDOMfromWOKE) December 30, 2021 Republicans blaming Biden for the …

Republicans Cause COVID Surge Then Blame Biden Read More »

13 of the Best TV Show Episodes of 2021, According to the Lifehacker Staff

Screenshot: HBO Max As I reflect back on 2021, I find my TV-watching to be found wanting. It’s not that I didn’t have options. Between my own accounts and those I share with my parents and brother, I have, at any given time, access to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+, Hulu, HBO Max, and Paramount+. …

13 of the Best TV Show Episodes of 2021, According to the Lifehacker Staff Read More »

The Marine Corps Is Rapidly Forcing Out Vaccine Refusers, As Promised : politics

As a reminder, this subreddit is for civil discussion. In general, be courteous to others. Debate/discuss/argue the merits of ideas, don’t attack people. Personal insults, shill or troll accusations, hate speech, any suggestion or support of harm, violence, or death, and other rule violations can result in a permanent ban. If you see comments in …

The Marine Corps Is Rapidly Forcing Out Vaccine Refusers, As Promised : politics Read More »