Brent Holl

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Ted Koppel to Sean Hannity: You’re ‘Bad for America’

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Harry Reid is right: Donald Trump has no legitimacy until he walks back the vileness

Should we accept Donald Trump as a normal president? Only if he starts acting like one, which isn’t likely<p>Sen. Harry Reid is right, and he’s been right since his first tweet challenging President-elect Donald Trump, with a blistering press release attached.<p>“If this is going to be a time of healing, …

Breaking: The Greatest Living American Writer: “I can no longer support this Trump fellow”

The latest Prince of Darkness to abandon Trump is his erstwhile squash partner, the Greatest Living American Writer<p>I am the Greatest Living American Writer, the most important voice in American letters since Emerson, and definitely more important than Jonathan Franzen, who isn’t really all that …

America Is Too Dumb for TV News

Donald Trump said this to supporters at an Alabama rally:<p>"Hey, I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey …

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Fantasy Football 2015: Positional Rankings, Team Names and More for Your Draft

Link to Media<p>The fantasy football picture continues to get clearer as the NFL's preseason progresses, and with most drafts likely to occur within the next few weeks, there is no better time to start preparing.<p>Significant injuries to star players like Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and …

One player from all 32 NFL teams who could break out and dominate in 2015

After a wild offseason that saw tons of player movement, the doors have opened for several young players to break out and become stars.<p>In some cases, these are second-year players building on solid rookie seasons; in others they're three-, four-, or even five-year veterans finally getting their …

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My 2015 confession: conservatives were right about everything

<b>Lower taxes bring greater wealth</b><br>Absolutely indisputable. In 1980, at the start of Our Savior's Reign, the top tax rate in America was a disgusting 70 …

Fourteen things I learned in 2014

<b>3. Heavily armed white men are "patriots."</b> I had always thought that people who owed Uncle Sam hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes and …

Paul Krugman on the “really big deal” story the media is missing

The liberal columnist writes that the slowdown in Medicare spending is a “miracle” with major implications<p>In his most recent column for the New York Times, award-winning economist and best-selling author Paul Krugman argues that the ongoing slowdown in national healthcare costs, which has been …

15 Photos From The Massive Progressive Protest You Didn’t Hear About This Weekend

Somewhere between 80 to 100,000 people from 32 states turned out to protest four years of drastic state Republican initiatives in Raleigh, North …

Doctors Slam Proposed Food Stamp Cuts: ‘The Dumbest Thing You Can Do Is Cut Nutrition’

Doctors have a message for congressional lawmakers inching toward a compromise farm bill that would cut food stamps by nine billion dollars: It’s a …

My Thoughts On The Baseball Hall Of Fame: Meh

I’ve been a fan of the Atlanta Braves for as long as I can remember, and probably as long as I could walk or talk. So today should be a big day for …

5 Reasons The GOP's Obamacare Sabotage Will Have To Get Even More Desperate - The National Memo - Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

House Republicans are prepared to confront the very serious issue of data breaches to HeathCare.gov — breaches that have never occurred.<p>Why would …

Yuppie Prohibition League Denounces Pot Legalization

With all the other nonsense going on in this country, it's amazing (but of course expected) that anyone with other things to do would find the time …

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Virginia Legislator Proposes Letting Schools Teach Kids That Climate Change And Evolution May Not Exist

A new bill, up for consideration this year in the Virginia General Assembly, would give Virginia’s public school teachers permission to teach about …

McDonald’s Tells Workers Not To Eat Fast Food

On its employee resources website, McDonald’s offers workers reasonable if not unexpected advice for a healthier diet. McDonald’s employees should …

Poll: Overwhelming Majority Supports Major Gun Reforms - The National Memo - Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

According a United Technologies/<i>National Journal</i> Congressional Connection poll, Americans haven’t given up on reforming the country’s gun laws, even …

New Report: For 95% Of Americans, Obamacare Will Cost Much Less Than Expected

When uninsured Americans begin enrolling in Obamacare’s new health care exchanges on Oct. 1, the overwhelming majority — 95 percent — will face …

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Why Teaching Is So Doggone Hard

It’s almost here, fellow teachers.<p>Like it or not, we will wake up Monday morning much earlier than our summer sleep schedules are accustomed to, and …

My Proposal for a Bill That Bans Male Masturbation in Texas

I think we can all agree that life is sacred, and we must do everything we can to ensure that potential life is protected.<p>The anti-choice bill in Texas currently being debated is a great start, but we need to go right to the source: the horrible murder of sperm that occurs during male …

The Tragic Fall of the White Race in America

Let’s not mince words. It’s hard being a white person in America. I hadn’t noticed this but that’s what everyone seems to say. So I was struck when a …

Jury Acquits Texas Man For Murder Of Escort Who Refused Sex

A Texas jury acquitted a man for the murder of a woman he hired as an escort, after his lawyers claimed he was authorized to use deadly force because …

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Introducing Strongbox

This morning, <i>The New Yorker</i> launched Strongbox, an online place where people can send documents and messages to the magazine, and we, in turn, can offer them a reasonable amount of anonymity. It was put together by Aaron Swartz, who died in January, and Kevin Poulsen. Kevin explains some of the …

Andrew Bird closes out New Orleans Jazz Fest Fais Do-Do Stage with a smattering of Americana styles | NOLA.com

Andrew Bird's performance closing out New Orleans Jazz Fest on the Sheraton Fais do-do Stage Saturday (April 27) left only one question: What can't …

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013: Music reviews from A to Z | NOLA.com

Seven days. Twelve stages. Hundreds of musical acts. We couldn't capture them all, but we captured a lot -- more than 100 of them in fact. Here's a …