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Donald Trump Goes Down

Welcome to an ongoing saga of political disaster. It consists of links to my Blasting News posts as they appear, with hopes you will give them a …

Trump Doesn’t Know What He’s Talking About. Shocker.

Donald Trump (CPAC)<p>Oh here’s a big ol’ shocker – the Tiny Tyrant is running his mouth without the slightest hint of knowledge behind it. Mr. Tweet …

Daring Fireball

Jack Nicas has a good piece in The Times looking back at the last 20 years of Apple history, in light of today’s news. A few landmarks:<p>1996: Apple’s …

John Gruber

I Went Undercover to a Trump Campaign Debate Party at Round Table Pizza, and I Foresaw the End…

“On the Lord’s Day I was in the Spirit, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a Trump[et]” — Revelation 1:10<p>Most liberals I know (including most of …

Missing the Point on Removal of the iPhone Headphone Jack

Steve Streza, “John Gruber Misses the Point Completely About Lightning Headphones”:<p>John can argue all he wants that this is all somehow in the best …

Proof of the Soul

I was brushing my teeth yesterday when it suddenly occurred to me that proof of the soul--the much maligned intangible essence that far too many scientists, materialists and behavioral psychologists like to marginalize as "brain epiphenomenon"--was staring me right in the face.<p>In fact, my face had …

Physics

The Macs Apple Was Selling in 1996

Riccardo Mori:<p>In recent times I have often seen mentioned a specific moment in Apple’s history — when Steve Jobs came back in 1997 and started …

Breitbart Is Sending Cease and Desist Letters to Ex-Employees

Breitbart, a.k.a. Donald Trump’s Xanga, recently saw an exodus of staffers, after the publication refused to defend Michelle Fields’ report that …

Ted Cruz Doesn't Know What to Do With His Arms

After 45 years on this planet, Ted Cruz still hasn’t quite gotten the hang of his arms.<p>This is fair. Arms just sort of dangle and you constantly have …

This May Be The World's Most Infuriated Customer (VIDEO)

Think you had a bad day at work? Just be glad you weren't the Apple Store worker getting yelled at in this video.<p>(Hat tip: Business Insider)

Laura Fink Accuses Mayor Bob Filner Of Patting Her 'Posterior'

Another woman has come forward accusing San Diego Mayor Bob Filner of making unwanted sexual advances.<p>Political consultant Laura Fink told KPBS News in an exclusive interview Tuesday that when Filner was a congressman, he made an inappropriate joke while patting her "posterior" at a fundraiser …

Mitch McConnell Allies Allegedly Threatened Matt Bevin Over Primary Challenge: Report

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) campaign supporters reportedly attempted to coerce Matt Bevin (R) into not mounting a primary challenge against the senator, the National Review reported Tuesday.<p>According to the report, McConnell allies pressed Bevin to stay out of the 2014 race, …

Why Stephen King Spends 'Months and Even Years' Writing Opening Sentences

The author of horror classics like The Shining and its 2013 sequel Doctor Sleep says the best writers hook their readers with voice, not just action.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b><p>Doug McLean<p>Stephen King brings us two new …

What We Learned From the Korean War

Sixty years after the signing of a truce, it's clear that this conflict set the pattern for multiple American wars to come.<p>This week marks an important anniversary. Sixty years ago, on July 27, 1953, representatives of the United Nations, led by U.S. Army Lt. Gen William Harrison, met their North …

America in the 1970s: The Southwest

Welcome to Day 2 of Documerica Week on In Focus -- a new photo essay each day, featuring regions of the U.S. covered by the photographers of the Documerica Project in the early 1970s. Today's subject is the American Southwest, including Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, and California. …