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The blow-it-all-up billionaires by Vicky Ward - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Vicky Ward<p>Vicky is an investigative reporter and <i>New York Times</i> best-selling author. She is the former executive editor of Talk Magazine and was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair for 12 years. Currently, she writes for Esquire, Town & Country and the Financial Times. This is her …

On the Milo Bus With the Lost Boys of America’s New Right

Have you heard the one about the boy who cried Fake News?<p>This is a story about truth and consequences. It’s a story about who gets to be young and …

Heroism

Behind the Internet's Anti-Democracy Movement

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly a reader of neoreactionary political theory. A tour through the pro-authoritarian philosophy gaining visibility on the right.<p>White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact via intermediaries with Curtis Yarvin, <i>Politico Magazine</i> …

I Was Trained for the Culture Wars in Home School, Awaiting Someone Like Mike Pence as a Messiah

To take back the country for Christ, we needed to outbreed, outvote and outactivate the other side, thus saith The Lord.

Hasselback Potato Gratin Recipe

Combine a potato gratin with Hasselback roast potatoes for the ultimate creamy-in-the-middle, crispy-on-top casserole.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)</b><p>Ingredients3 ounces (85g) finely grated Gruyère or Comté …

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Details<p>Written by Administrator<p>Category: Documentary<p>Hits: 4433<p>Documentary, as the name implies, are films produced with the intention of being an …

What the King of Hawaii Can Teach Us About Trump

A political fable from 1819.<p>To the ever-expanding literature of How to Explain Trump, I’d like to add a short little fable. It was first told 35 years ago by Alasdair MacIntyre, one of our greatest living philosophers, but it concerns an actual event that took place in the kingdom of Hawaii in …

Political Science

Why Donald Trump won — and how Hillary Clinton lost: 13 theories explain the stunning election

<b>President-elect Donald Trump raises his fist as he speaks during the first stop of his post-election tour, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (AP)</b><p>Trump did what millions thought impossible: he was — sort of — elected president of the United States. Here’s why<p>Don Hazen …

Farewell, America

America died on Nov. 8, 2016, not with a bang or a whimper, but at its own hand via electoral suicide. We the people chose a man who has shredded our …

I’ve spent 15 years covering national security. I’ve never seen anything like the Russia hack.

National security has been the focus of virtually all of my professional life. I was in Washington on 9/11 and saw the smoke rising from the Pentagon. I arrived in Iraq shortly after the 2003 US invasion and spent several years living in Baghdad and writing about what had quickly become a bloody …

Putin and Trump could be on the same side in this troubling new world order | Matthew d’Ancona

The hacking crisis may be distracting us from a disturbing convergence between two mighty powers<p>Russian hacking, White House warnings, angry denials by Vladimir Putin’s officials: we are edging towards a digital Cuban crisis. So it is as well to ask what is truly at stake in this e-conflict, and …

The Exorcist TV show is one of the fall’s surprise success stories

The series remembers this story of demonic possession is a family drama, first and foremost.<p><i>Every Sunday, we pick a new episode of the week. It could be good. It could be bad. It will always be interesting. You can read the archives</i> <i>here</i><i>. The episode of the week for December 11 through 17, 2016, is</i></i> …

Donald Trump and the Rise of Alt-Reality Media

You think the truth took a hit last year? It's about to get worse. A lot worse.<p>Earlier this year, I argued that the conservative movement did not merely have a Donald Trump problem—it had a media problem. As Trump slouched toward the nomination, he was backed by a conservative media that had …

Fountainhead of bad ideas: Ayn Rand’s fanboys take the reins of power

<b>Donald Trump; Ayn Rand; Paul Ryan (Reuters/Chris Keane/AP/Mary Altaffer/Salon)</b><p>No, Donald Trump hasn’t really read “Atlas Shrugged.” Sad! But he’s surrounding himself with Ayn Rand superfans<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>December 14, 2016 1:05pm (UTC)<p>For a man who ran for president on a supposedly populist …

The big problem isn’t that Russian hackers tried to influence our election — it’s more that we let them

<b>(AP/Kirsty Wigglesworth/Getty/Gary Gershoff/badmanproduction)</b><p>Media lameness, a gullible public, useful idiots on the left and the GOP all helped enable Russian propaganda<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>December 13, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>Over the past month much attention has been paid to the role played by fake news — …

HP Spectre x360 review: the best Windows laptop of 2016

The x360 is the premium laptop to buy this year<p>Building a great, premium laptop is surprisingly hard. Despite the fact that every company, from Apple to Dell to Lenovo and everyone in between, pulls from the same basic parts bin — Intel processors; high-quality IPS displays; aluminum chassis; …

Trump’s Transition Team ‘Is Like Game of Thrones’

As the least experienced, least ideological, and therefore perhaps most malleable president-elect in history prepares to take office, all eyes are on …

A history of hate: How the alt-right became racist

<b>(AP/Reuters/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>What’s now called the alt-right actually began as a conservative resistance — against George W. Bush<p>Matthew Sheffield<p>December 8, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>Throughout his just-concluded campaign, Donald Trump was frequently analogized to the monster created by Dr. …

Political Science

Donald Trump and the Rise of Alt-Reality Media

You think the truth took a hit last year? It's about to get worse. A lot worse.<p>Earlier this year, I argued that the conservative movement did not merely have a Donald Trump problem—it had a media problem. As Trump slouched toward the nomination, he was backed by a conservative media that had …

How to Write and Publish a Novel: 5 Crossroads You’ll Face

via pixabay/Unsplash<p><i>Guest writer A.M. Justice brings us her top tips in becoming a</i> successful <i>publisher author like her. Her recent work A Wizard’s</i> …

Enhance Your Creativity with Meditation

<b>It’s perfect for both new and well-versed practitioners.</b> For those who have not tried to meditate, it can be intimidating. However, research has …

What a liberal sociologist learned from spending five years in Trump's America

Five years ago, right as the Tea Party was becoming a major force in American politics, Arlie Russell Hochschild realized she didn’t really know any conservative Republicans. Ensconced in her liberal outpost at the University of California Berkeley, the famed sociologist understood little about the …

Decoding the Screenplays of The Shining, Moonrise Kingdom & The Dark Knight: Watch Lessons from the Screenplay

"A screenplay isn't meant to be read," said no less a directing-screenwriting auteur than Stanley Kubrick. "It's to be realized on film." The quote …

7 Ways to Improve Your Writing, According to Experts

Sometimes you don’t know what you want to say. Other times you don’t know the right way to say it. And very often you can’t get your butt in the …

How to Write a Screenplay: The Basics

<i>The information below is meant to be a general guideline on how to properly format a screenplay. Industry standards may vary slightly and many</i> …

The Fury and Failure of Donald Trump

Saturday, early October, at a fairground 40 minutes southwest of Milwaukee. The very name of this place, Elkhorn, conjures images of past massacres …

Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie

Ingredients<p>600g chicken breasts or thighs (skinless)<br>• 500g potatoes, diced (I used Maris Piper)<br>• 1 medium onion, chopped<br>• 2 carrots, diced<br>• 2 bay leaves<br>• 150g …

Mini Crustless Quiches with Zucchini and Swiss Cheese

Mini Crustless Quiches with Zucchini and Swiss Cheese<p>Ingredients<p>1 Small Onion - diced<br>• 1 Medium Zucchini - diced<br>• 1 Large Carrot - diced<br>• 7 eggs<br>• 295 ml (1 ¼ …

Greek Salad

Poblano Salad Dressing/Dip (Raw,Vegan,Oil-Free)