Global Warming Scientists Still Stuck in Antarctic Ice
But spirits are high! The leader of the expedition, Professor Chris Turney, even had time to send out this “Happy New Year” YouTube video.
But there is some disturbing news, as reported by the Guardian’s Alok Jha, who is ...
Last of Uighurs Leave Gitmo
The Obama administration sent three ethnic Uighur Muslim captives from Guantánamo to Slovakia, the Defense Department said Tuesday, ending one of the saddest and longest-running chapters of unlawful detention at the U.S. prison camps in Cuba.
Yusef Abbas, 38, ...
Re: 'Tis the Season to Fire NFL Coaches
Shanahan fired by the Redskins.
Schiano and G.M. Mark Dominik fired by Tampa Bay.
Jim Schwartz fired by Detroit.
To be continued. . .
Global Warming Continues to Wreak Havoc on Antarctic Rescue Efforts
The team of scientists studying global warming, along with the tourists they brought with them, are still stuck in the ice in Antarctica:
An Antarctic blizzard has halted an Australian icebreaker’s bid to reach a Russian ship trapped for ...
'Tis the Season to Fire NFL Coaches
As of 10:00 a.m. on Monday, we have Rob Chudzinski fired by the Browns and Leslie Frazier gone from the Vikings.
Detroit, Oakland, D.C., Tampa, and Dallas are on the clock.
Chinese Scientists Finally Creates a Glow-in-the-Dark Pig
Chinese scientists have created the world’s first glow-in-the-dark pigs that emit a fluorescent green light.
The piglets acquired their bizarre ability to glow under ‘black’ or UVA light after their embryos were injected with DNA from a jellyfish.
Jesse Jackson vs. Phil Robertson/A&E
ABC News reports that the guy who accused then candidate Obama of “telling n****rs how to behave” is unhappy with Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson:
In an interview with Drew Magary, the “Duck Dynasty” star said the Nazis needed ...
Report: Obamacare Deadline Moved to 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 24, Not Dec. 23
At midnight Monday, the official deadline arrives for Americans to sign up through the new federal health insurance exchange for health plans that begin Jan. 1. But, without any public announcement, Obama administration officials have changed the rules so that people ...
Touré's Favorite Holiday Movie is A Christmas Story
Except Touré confuses a Red Ryder BB gun with a ”shotgun.” Video here.
(Note: Santa is white in the movie)
Headline of the Day: 'Weary Obama seeks Hawaii sun's waking touch'
'Duck Dynasty' Merchandising Worth $400+ Million
When I wrote a story on Duck Dynasty’s $400 million merchandise empire for a recent issue of Forbes, one quote stood out during my reporting.
“It’s a huge risk, taking on personalities,” said Charlie Anderson, CEO of retail marketing ...
Reality TV Is Designed to Profit off of 'Cultural Tension'
This is a great post from the Los Angels Times’ “Show Tracker” blog on how reality TV will inevitably lead to situations similar to what happened with Phil Robertson and Duck Dynasty. An excerpt:
Once again, TV finds itself in ...
The Pajama Boy Has Been Indentified
Charlie Spiering over at the Examiner has identified the Obamacare ”Pajama Boy”: Ethan Krupp.
Krupp works for OFA and Spiering has collected a variety of social media posts to give us a little more information on the now infamous Obamacare ...
Celebrity Rapists Welcome at MSNBC
What happened to all that #WarOnWomen talk? Would Touré be all giggles and smiles with a repentant white-supremacist rapist?
Mike Tyson came thru but due to breaking news we had to hold his intv till next week. He was fun. ...
Gov. Jindal Weighs in on A&E Suspending Duck Dynasty Star
Here’s a press release from the governor:
BATON ROUGE – Governor Bobby Jindal issued a statement this morning following the news of Phil Robertson being suspended by A&E from the show Duck Dynasty.
Governor Jindal said, “Phil Robertson and ...
Global-Warming-Induced-Blizzard Contingency Plan in Place for Super Bowl XLVIII
I think this plan is a little too optimistic. If the game is delayed for a week, what do the people do who not only bought plane tickets, but had hotel rooms reserved? It will be chaos. CBS Sports:
Coming Soon? 'Green' Ammo Mandates
Say goodbye to lead. Fox News:
When the last bullet-producing lead smelter closes its doors on Dec. 31, it will mark a major victory for those who say lead-based ammunition pollutes the environment, but others warn ‘green’ bullets will cost more, ...
Angela Merkel Compares the NSA to the Stasi
In an angry exchange with Barack Obama, Angela Merkel has compared the snooping practices of the US with those of the Stasi, the ubiquitous and all-powerful secret police of the communist dictatorship in East Germany, where she grew up.
P.J. O'Rourke Joins The Daily Beast
Video: Airport Security Guard Saves Toddler
Hero security guard saves baby from airport fall
An airport security officer has been praised for his quick reflexes after he caught a little boy just inches from a head first smash. . .
Get Your Geek On: Meet the $50 Android Tablet
The world’s cheapest tablet has gone on sale and it’ll set thrifty consumers back just $50.
It’s called the Datawind UbiSlate 7Ci and it’s a basic 7-inch device that was originally launched in India as an affordable ...
Pope Francis Celebrates his Bday with the Homeless
Four homeless people, one of them bringing his dog, helped Pope Francis celebrate his 77th birthday at the Vatican Tuesday.
They live on the street in the Rome neighborhood just outside the Holy See’s walls and were invited by ...
How 'Green' Palm Oil Is Killing Orangutans
A horrible piece on how palm-oil plantations are killing orangutans from today’s Guardian.
It’s horrible for two reasons. First, who wants to hear about dead orangutans? And second, the Guardian leaves out how government’s market interference in ...
Whoa: Bengals Punter Breaks His Jaw vs. the Steelers
Ouch. Watch as Kevin Huber of the Bengals takes a vicious hit from Terence Garvin of the Steelers:
The league is expected to review the block, but no penalty was called during the game.
It's Finally OK to Joke about Michelle Obama
If, of course, you’re a member of #BlackTwitter. And from reading this column by Jonathan Capehart, it looks like the jokes about the Michelle Obama, if made by #WhiteTwitter, would have been deemed racist. But if you’re a ...
Global Warming Creating a Wine Boom in England
From Saturday’s New York Times:
DORKING, England — For more than a decade, Matthieu Elzinga ran his own vineyard in the western Loire Valley of France. But this year, just as he was gaining an international reputation for his dry ...
Wikileaks: Anti-Fracking Movement in NYS Started with ProPublica
Capital New York reports:
The anti-fracking movement in New York state started with a series of ProPublica articles published in the Albany Times Union in 2008, according to a report revealed by Wikileaks.
That revelation came as part of a trove ...
Tesla Buyers in Norway get a $134,000 Tax Break
Whoa. There’s a huge tax break in Norway for buying an electric car. Not surprisingly, Tesla is focusing its sales efforts in Norway, as this tax break — as shown in the graph below — makes the Tesla half the price ...
Video: 'Do Sports Teams Need Government Welfare?'
An interesting policy debate from AEI. The summary:
In the wake of controversial plans to build new, taxpayer-subsidized stadiums in Minneapolis and Atlanta, economists of all stripes have been skeptical of the actual economic gains created by these projects. At ...
Bloomberg News Won't Report on Michael Bloomberg
When Michael Bloomberg retires as New York’s mayor in January after 12 years in office, it’s unclear what exactly he’ll do (beyond claiming a desk back at Bloomberg LP, the financial data giant he founded). Whatever he ...
Heartbreaking: Danish PM Refuses to Share the Obama Selfie
President Obama’s “selfie” at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service won’t be shared.
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, who snapped the photo of herself, President Obama, and UK Prime Minister David Cameron, said she won’t be posting the ...
Bush 43 Sends a Personal Letter to Alamaba's Kicker, No. 43 Cade Foster
Wow. President Bush sent a handwritten note to Alabama’s kicker after his miserable kicking-performance in the Iron Bowl, which Foster then posted to this Twitter account:
Dear Cade (#43), life has it’s setbacks. I know! However, you will be ...
Three Pinocchios for Harry Reid's Explanation of his Staffers and Obamacare
. . .This story certainly illustrates the complexity of the health-care law, when even the people who crafted it don’t agree on what it means.
Reid said that “the law said leadership and committee staff should stay where they were.” He, ...
Report: RGIII Done for the Year
Via the Washington Post:
The Washington Redskins plan to start Kirk Cousins at quarterback Sunday at Atlanta, a move that would lead to them sitting down Robert Griffin III with three games left in his second NFL season, several people ...
Syria Update: U.S. Now Cutting Aid to Rebels
The U.S. suspended nonlethal aid to northern Syria after a new alliance of Islamist rebels took over warehouses belonging to a Western-back rebel council that had been receiving the aid, U.S. officials and Syrians who coordinate the deliveries ...
A six-year-old boy in Colorado was suspended for two days for kissing a classmate on the hand. Along with the suspension, a note was placed in his file at the school saying he was disciplined as per the district’s “...
Time Person of the Year: Pope Francis
Pope Francis is TIME’s Person of the Year for 2013 http://t.co/AXKIlnqqjr #TIMEPOY pic.twitter.com/xO9K2lDxxf
— TIME.com (@TIME) December 11, 2013
Greenpeace Warns Global Warming Will Destroy Santa's Home
If Santa can fly all around the world in one night powered by flying reindeer, I’m pretty sure his magical workshop at the North Pole can survive a few degrees of warming.
Details from Greenpeace here.
Spanish Journalists Kidnapped in Syria
By al Qaeda–linked rebels.
No Tailgating at Super Bowl XLVIII in NJ
No longer content to regulate player behavior, the “No Fun League” is now going after fans:
The Super Bowl XLVIII committee has spoken: There will be no tailgating allowed at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014 prior to the NFL’s championship ...
U.S. No Longer a Shareholder in G.M.
Final damage? A $10 billion loss.
Analyst: Oil is in an 'Iran Bubble'
Oppenheimer oil analyst Fadel Gheit believes oil prices are in a bubble.
Gheit says 20-30% of the current oil price reflects a “supply risk premium” that will disappear when Iran’s nuclear issue is finally resolved.
“We believe ...
The NYT Has Holiday Gift Ideas for You
When you’re done reading about homeless children in New York City in today’s NYT, check out some of their suggested gifts for your loved-one this holiday season. How about some custom-made shoes for $7,650?
Or, $2,250 to learn how to ...
About Today's Big NYT Piece on Homeless Children in NYC
The Times has an article today titled “Invisible Child — Girl in the Shadows: Dasani’s Homeless Life” that catalog’s one family’s struggle with poverty and homelessness in Brooklyn. An excerpt:
Dasani’s own neighborhood, Fort Greene, is now ...
Healthcare.gov Sent Unqualified People to Medicaid; Now in Limbo
The federal health care exchange is incorrectly determining that some people are eligible for Medicaid when they clearly are not, leaving them with little chance to get the subsidized insurance they are entitled to as the Dec. 23 deadline for enrollment ...
Kubiak Fired by the Houston Texans
Gary Kubiak is out as the head coach of the Texans and Wade Phillips has been named as Kubiak’s interim replacement.
Of note, Phillips’s past head-coaching stints include Dallas, Atlanta, Buffalo, Denver, and New Orleans. Every time I ...
Is Liberal Talk Radio in California Dying?
Rush Limbaugh is changing radio stations in Los Angeles and San Francisco starting January 1. And from this write-up in the Hollywood Reporter, it sounds like liberal talk-radio hosts will be hardest hit:
The move could be a blow to liberal ...
ESPN Forced To Cancel 'Ron Burgundy' for Real News
ESPN tweeted last night:
Ron Burgundy’s SportsCenter appearance Thursday has been canceled in light of breaking news out of Florida State regarding Jameis Winston.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 5, 2013
Stupid real news had to go and interrupt their promotional fun and ...
Science: Women Don't Like Sexy Ads, Unless the Ad is for Something Expensive
Two experiments tested when and why women’s typically negative, spontaneous reactions to sexual imagery would soften. Sexual economics theory predicts that women want sex to be seen as rare and special. We reasoned that this outlook would translate to ...
CMS Kinda, Sorta Admits It's Having Back-End Problems
Sarah Kliff over at the Washington Post’s “Wonkblog” has been doing a good job reporting on the back-end problems of HealthCare.gov. One main — and outstanding — issue is regarding the “834″ reports. These are automatic reports generated by HealthCare.gov ...
Arctic Ice Volume Up 50 Percent since 2012
Measuring the volume of the ice is a different measure than the percentage of ocean covered with ice. And this growth in volume was unexpected (of course):
In October 2013, the European Space Agency satellite CryoSat measured 9,000 cubic kilometres of sea ...
Terrorism Threatens the Sochi Olympics
The IOC is putting on a happy face, but two bombings in two days in the city of Volgograd are a concern. ESPN reports:
IOC President Thomas Bach expressed full confidence Monday that Russian authorities will deliver a “safe and ...
Alabama Fans Name Baby 'Krimson Tyde'
Well, I guess going to college at Auburn is now out of the question.
Another Terror Attack in Russia
Another deadly blast has struck the southern Russian city of Volgograd, killing at least 14 people and further highlighting Russia’s security challenges as it readies to host the Winter Olympics in less than six weeks.
An explosion hit a trolleybus ...
A&E Reinstates Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson
Details here, but this is nothing but a full cave for A&E and a loss (at least a public one) for GLAAD and Jesse Jackson.
This reminds me of this Bugs Bunny bit, except the end result is “A&...
Just When You Thought Chicago Couldn't Get Worse. . .
Before Eva Casara stepped out of her grandmother’s Southwest Side home on Christmas Day, she asked what time food would be ready and said she’d be right back.
But she never returned.
Hours later, police found the 17-year-old ...
Global Warming Strikes Antarctic Science Team
Guess how. CNN:
The first of three ice-breaking rescue ships is expected to reach an expedition vessel trapped in frozen seas off Antarctica by Friday, the voyage’s leader told CNN via Skype.
“We just want to assure family and ...
The Similarities Between GLAAD's Response to Duck Dynasty and Alec Baldwin
Over in the Corner, Mark Steyn posted on GLAAD’s ”next step” for Phil Robertson and Duck Dynasty:
Having leaned on A&E to suspend their biggest star, GLAAD has now moved on to Stage Two:
“We believe the next ...
What Suspension? Phil Robertson Will Be in New Episodes Starting January 15
A source close to the situation confirmed that when the network resumes airing new episodes of Duck Dynastystarting Jan. 15, footage featuring the Robertson patriarch will indeed remain intact. The network also hopes the media and fan furor will cool down ...
The U.S. Treasury Embraces 'White Santa' with Santa Dollars
Santa Dollars™ are real United States of America Currency in a delightful Christmas greeting card.
Santa Dollars™ are the perfect gift for all those special people on your list (family, friends, postman, babysitter, etc.)
Unusual Santa Dollar promotion is a ...
Alarmists Coming for Your Steak Next
Bloomberg Businessweek reports on how cows and their methane emissions are overlooked in the entire global-warming debate:
Cattle and other ruminants are probably the biggest human-related source of methane, a gas adding to global warming, and climate negotiators have paid ...
A few updates to my post yesterday on the suspension of Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson.
The Robertson family has released a statement, concluding with:
We have had a successful working relationship with A&E but, as a family, we ...
Conservatives Are Afraid of Pajama Boy
So argues Noreen Malone at The New Republic in response to Rich’s piece today in Politico:
Conservatives Mock Obamacare’s Pajama Boy Because They’re Scared of Him
Lowry goes on to connect what he characterizes as ...
Fun Fact: Terry Bradshaw was the Backup QB to the Now Suspended Star of Duck Dynasty
This is a great clip where Bradshaw discusses his time at Louisiana Tech as the backup QB to Phil Robertson:
The Most Valuable College Football Teams
Forbes has put together an interesting multimedia piece that places a value on the top NCAA football teams.
Some highlights . . .
Texas is No. 1 on the list in terms of both total value and profit:
Team value: $139 million
Revenue: $109 million
Profit: $82 ...
The Olympic Torch Might Be Cursed
At this rate, the torch for the Sochi Olympics will go nuclear by the Opening Ceremony. NYT:
It was bad enough when the Olympic flame went out and had to be relit with a disposable lighter rather than the official ...
Senate Secret Santa: Manchin Gives Rubio 'Coal'
For the last three years, Sen. Al Franken has hosted a “Secret Santa” for his fellow Senators. This year, Sen. Joe Manchin from West Virginia drew Marco Rubio. His gift:
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was the only senator to receive ...
Watch OFA End Global Warming with a Single Tweet
These are the latest two tweets from the 501(c)(4) Organizing for Action, using the president’s old Twitter [email protected]:
Amazing. November was the warmest on record, but December is so cold you need a lumberjack onesie and cocoa.
HealthCare.gov Hires Microsoft Executive to Replace Zients
Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will take over the job of overseeing ongoing fixes to the federal Obamacare marketplace HealthCare.gov.
DelBene will replace management guru Jeffrey Zients, who was tapped by President Obama in October to manage the emergency repair ...
NY Giants Cost Seattle Auto Dealer $425,000
Actually, the insurance company will pay out the money, but still:
The Seattle Seahawks’ 23-0 shutout of the New York Giants on Sunday will make 12 people $35,000 richer on Monday.
Jet Chevrolet, a car dealership in Federal Way, Wash., located 25 miles ...
Katie Couric's Creepy Pics from Gracie Mansion
Ummm. . .
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) December 16, 2013
And. . .
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) December 16, 2013
Why is she drinking wine on the tour?
Jimmy Kimmel Hooks a Kid up to a Fake Lie Detector
I think it’s funny, but I assume some will say it was mean. Video here. I love it when she sells her brother out and tells Kimmel he should only get half a gift from Santa.
Media Matters Still at War with Fox News
Here’s a partial-screenshot from their homepage this morning:
Quite a lot of “Fox News” stories for a war that’s supposedly already won.
How Obamacare Affects the Working People in Hollywood, Not the Stars
Inside the Fox Studios in Century City, crews are shooting the latest episodes of some of television’s biggest shows, including “Modern Family,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Bones.” Just outside the lot, crew members on breaks are lining ...
D.C. Health Exchange Looking for Enrollees at Foot Locker
District of Columbia officials are recruiting young residents this weekend to enroll in ObamaCare by showing up where they “party by night and shop by day.”
Officials on Saturday visited two Footlocker stores where Nike’s exclusive Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” ...
Mexico Votes to End State Oil Monopoly
Mexico’s Congress approved a bill to end a 75-year state oil monopoly and generate as much as $20 billion in additional foreign investment a year.
The nation’s most significant economic reform since the North American Free Trade ...
Jay Carney's Semantics at Today's Press Briefing
Yesterday, the AP dropped a bomb on the Bush and Obama administrations alleging that Robert Levinson, a retired FBI agent who disappeared in Iran back in 2007, was actually on an authorized mission for the CIA at the time of his ...
Op-Ed: Climate Change Increases Slavery and Trafficking
The Guardian’s Cameron Conaway writes:
Climate change and slavery: the perfect storm?
Environmental damage exacerbates poverty, making it easier for poor people to be trafficked. What will campaigners do about it?
You know what else exacerbates poverty? Criminal enterprises ...
Jameis Winston Allegations Not Going Away
The alleged victim’s lawyer is asking the state attorney general to investigate, questioning the outcome of the Tallahassee Police probe. NBC 6 South Florida:
A lawyer for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault asked ...
Media Matters Declares Victory in its War Against Fox News
Their argument is that although Fox News’s ratings are still tops in the industry, the influence of Fox News has dropped over the years — thanks to them. Via the HuffPo:
“The war on Fox is over,” said Media Matters ...
Former White House Staffer Kal Penn: Obamacare Will Cover Your 'Dong'
Cover your dong, and you will live long. In fact, cover your whole sexy body. #GetCovered http://t.co/G7rLohng2G
— Kal Penn (@kalpenn) December 12, 2013
Obama Releases the Kraken of Social Media to Sell O-Care: Celebrities
Hollywood figures are being enlisted for a new phase of in the marketing of the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, in an elaborate social media campaign and eight-hour January event designed to reach young adults ...
Some Follow-Up on the 'Fake' Interpreter at the Mandela Memorial Service
We’ve all seen the story flying around the Internet, but here’s a little more background.
Via, the BBC, Wilma Newhoudt, South Africa’s “first deaf female MP” tweeted this during the live telecast, which was then reported in ...
Selfie-Gate: Cameron Blames Thorning-Schmidt
. . .Many British newspapers featured the shot on their front pages Wednesday. The Sun tabloid offered the headline: “No selfie respect.”
When asked about it in Parliament, Cameron said amid laughter from lawmakers that Mandela brought people together — so he thought ...
New Industry Report Details the Economic Benefits of Offshore Oil and Natural Gas
Here are the key findings from the latest report on offshore oil and natural gas drilling/exploration from the American Petroleum Industry and the National Ocean Industries Association:
Full .pdf copy of the report here.
The Newtown Affect on Gun Laws Pased: 70-39 In Favor of Looser Restrictions
State Gun Laws Enacted in the Year Since Newtown
About 1,500 state gun bills have been introduced since the Newtown massacre.
178 passed at least one chamber of a state legislature. 109 have become law.
In the 12 months since the mass shooting at ...
Un Glitcho: Parts of the Spanish Obamacare Website Written in English
CQ HealthBeat: Spanish Website Launches, But More Tweaks Needed
One of the first things noticed by Latino groups who are testing out the newly-launched Spanish-language health care website is that the window shopping tool to compare coverage options without first ...
MSM Media Critics at the Mandela Funeral
First up, Dylan Byers from Politico complaining about “new media’s” focus on the Obama-Castro handshake and the Obama/Cameron/Helle Thorning-Schmidt funeral selfie:
Congrats, new media, you’ve taken Mandela’s funeral and whittled it down to some baseless ...
Family in NYT Story Has Received $500,000 in Benefits Since 2000
f a five-part opus in The New York Times by Andrea Elliott is to believed, we live in a hard-hearted city. But if you read closely, it suggests just the opposite.
Begin with the family at the center of this ...
Think-Tank Report: U.S. Made 768 Percent on Auto Bailout
It’s like the best investment in America, ever! Via the Los Angeles Times on the report just issued by the “Center for Automotive Research”:
As the federal government gets ready to sell the last of its shares in General ...
Jon Gruden Staying at ESPN
With the coaching vacancies already announced and those forthcoming, perennially rumored-to-be-hired Jon Gruden has announced that he’s staying at ESPN through 2014. Details here.
No, Obamacare Isn't Racist
Here’s MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry from this weekend on how the term Obamacare is racist. Via Talking Points Memo:
MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry kicked off her weekend program with a monologue on what she called the “derogatory” implications of ...
Science: Cold-Weather Cockroach Invades NYC
A new species of cockroach that can withstand freezing temperatures has taken up residence in New York, scientists confirmed.
The resilient critter, Periplaneta japonica, had never been seen in the United States until an exterminator spotted some strange-looking roach carcasses ...
MSNBC's Touré Calls CNN's Don Lemon a 'White Leader'
Touré tweeted this last night as he was in the middle of discussion on why there’s not more discussion of white-on-white crime:
Why aren’t white leaders like Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh and Don Lemon doing anything ...
Heads of 3 out of 14 State Obamacare Exchanges are Gone
Fourteen states and the District of Columbia told the federal government they could run their own health insurance exchanges, but three people leading their states’ exchanges have now left following problem-plagued rollouts of the online marketplaces.
The executive director of ...
NBC's Reboot of The Sound of Music Was Ratings Gold
And before anyone gets any bright ideas, I’m already pitching NBC — albeit, through Twitter — on their next reboot for Carrie Underwood: Casablanca.
My thoughts on the cast. . .
Carrie Underwood as Ilsa
Justin Timberlake as Rick
ESPN Reports: No Criminal Charges Against FSU's Jameis Winston
Note: This is just an ESPN report as of now. An official announcement by the prosecutor’s office is expected later today.
What? Russian Diplomats Charged with $1.5 Million of Medicaid Fraud
Dozens of Russian diplomats and their spouses living and working in New York have been charged with defrauding the Medicaid system of about $1.5 million in benefits over a nine-year period, federal prosecutors say.
A federal criminal complaint filed in U....
Mayor-Elect de Blasio Names William Bratton as NYPD Commissioner
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio was expected on Thursday morning to name William J. Bratton to lead the New York Police Department, according to two people with knowledge of Mr. de Blasio’s decision.
The move will return Mr. Bratton to ...
Martin Bashir Resigns from MSNBC