Jenny Coyne

13 Flips | 5 Magazines | 4 Likes | 3 Followers | @JennyCoyne | Keep up with Jenny Coyne on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jenny Coyne”

Fierce response to Walker plan to bar federal public unions

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker is hoping to pull his campaign off the mat by taking on unions — a familiar foe for the Wisconsin governor — in a sweeping plan to upend pillars of organized labor nationwide.<p>Walker's plan calls for eliminating unions for employees …

Juan Williams: The GOP at war

Forget presidential politics.<p>The real action in American politics these days is the in-house feud among Republicans. It features the center-right GOP …

Republicans

First Read: What Has Changed Heading Into the Second GOP Debate

<i>First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p><b>What has changed heading into the second GOP debate</b><p>This week’s big political event is the second Republican debate on Wednesday. And it’s worth recapping …

Government

25 Reasons I'm Voting for Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton and the GOP Nominee

The 2016 presidential election will be studied for generations, primarily because it's a turning point in U.S. history. Will the Democratic Party shift even further to the right, or will Democrats nominate a true progressive? Below are 25 reasons I'm voting only for Bernie Sanders in 2016. And …

Durham Police files shed light on notorious crimes

<b>What can century-old murder case files tell us about the way policing and society have changed?</b><p>The killing of bank worker William Abbey - stabbed to death in Ferryhill's Black Bull pub - was a gruesome attack but the guilty man was quickly hanged for his crime.<p>His murder in 1928 was one of the most …

Crime

Review: Anakana Schofield probes the mind of a disturbed man in her brilliant second novel, Martin John

At the beginning of <i>Martin John</i>, the brilliant, exhausting second novel from Vancouver's Anakana Schofield, there is an "Index."<p>1. Martin John has made mistakes.<p>2. Check my card.<p>3. Rain will fall.<p>4. Harm was done.<p>5. <i>It</i> put me in the Chair.<p>We are familiar with indexes in the backs of books but this …

Books

Can Bernie Sanders Play in the South?

A weekend trip to the land of Dixie, with its high concentration of black Democratic voters, shows just how big Bernie is but also spotlights his weaknesses.<p>GREENSBORO, N.C. — “You all—did I get that right?” Bernie Sanders paused to wonder, mid-spiel. Then he corrected himself: “<i>Y’all</i>.”<p>“I’ll …

Campaign 2016 Just Getting Started: 5 Myths Already

Over the years many myths have developed in politics, and I have written in the past how they get repeated and promulgated as if they are the unvarnished truth. These aren't the deep myths that Joseph Campbell has written and talked about that signal some universal truth about humanity. These are …

Government

Crockpot Breakfast Casserole Recipe

46.5K Shares<p>Crockpot breakfast casserole recipe everyone will love. Make it for brunch or the night before Christmas too, it’s really easy to make.<p>We …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Germany on Sunday imposed temporary controls on its border with Austria as a record number of asylum seekers have flooded into the nation over the past two weeks, creating security issues.<p><b>2.</b> Egyptian forces accidentally killed members of a tourist group from Mexico. The Egyptians had been …

Polls: Good Donald Trump news, bad Hillary Clinton news

Donald Trump.Getty Images/Scott Olson<p>Real-estate mogul Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign isn't slowing down, polls released Sunday and Monday found.<p>Trump held the No. 1 position in the three early-primary states surveyed by the CBS News Battleground Tracker out Sunday.<p>Trump held 29% …