Peter Fedewa

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Trump just offered one of the boldest lies of his presidency

Trump on Russia and the 2016 US election: You gonna believe me or your lying ears?<p>President Donald Trump just issued what was arguably the most bald-faced lie of his entire presidency — and that’s saying something.<p>Following massive bipartisan condemnation of Trump’s disastrous Monday press …

Donald Trump

'No running or hiding': Trump's trade war starts to hit Texas consumers

WASHINGTON — For a consumer’s guide to President Donald Trump’s trade war, just take a trip to the local appliance store.<p>Pocketbook pain that comes …

Economics

Don't Let Trump Go to War With Iran

Fifteen years after the U.S. entered Iraq, the president is inching us closer to another unnecessary fight.<p>The decision of the United States to wage war against Iraq in 2003 was one of the worst mistakes our country has ever made. Was Saddam Hussein a brutal dictator? Yes, but he didn’t have …

Middle East

South Korea's Moon urges North, United States to move forward on ending nuclear program

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday urged North Korea and the United States to move forward on a pact to end Pyongyang's nuclear program, as a lack of firm steps by the North raised questions about its commitment to its pledge.<p>"If Chairman Kim (Jong Un) keeps the …

North Korea

Time To Call Trump By His Real Name -- Economic Traitor

It’s high time we called Trump by his real name – <i>traitor</i>, perhaps our country’s worst traitor ever. I speak not of his attack on our allies, his appeasement of our adversaries, his assault on the press, his coddling of racists, his repulsive misogyny, his rampant corruption, his terrible cronyism, …

Economics

Holy craft, you must watch Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman’s pun-off

You don’t need to be a <i>Parks and Rec</i> fan to appreciate NBC’s upcoming series <i>Making It</i>, a new reality show collaboration between comic sunshine Amy …

TV

A No-Cost, No-Brainer of a Nuclear Deal

Extending New START would be an easy win out of the Trump-Putin summit.<p><b>Most of the Western security establishment is</b> dreading next week’s meeting …

National Security Advisor

Watch: a man berates a woman in a public park for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt

A cop shows up and does nothing.<p>A Puerto Rican woman who was ina picnic area at a Chicago park for a friend’s birthday was approached by an angry man, whobegan shouting in her face. He was mad about the shirt she was wearing. It had a Puerto Rican flag on it.<p>In a video that went viral this week, …

Law Enforcement

10 most hated logos (and what they teach us)

One of the defining features of branding over the last decade is the freedom that social media gives for anyone to launch an immediate personal …

Graphic Design

Sasse tempts Trump’s wrath by refusing to bow

The Republican senator and persistent Trump critic stokes speculation about his intentions with a soon-to-publish book and new nonprofit.<p>Ben Sasse has so far been spared the public floggings that Donald Trump inflicted on two since-vanquished GOP critics in the Senate, Jeff Flake and Bob Corker.<p>But …

Republicans

McDonald's Sounds the Alarm: 'Utter Chaos' If a Judge Lets This 'Nonsense' Lawsuit Continue

You heard about the people suing over the Quarter Pounder with cheese? Yeah, that lawsuit.<p>Maybe you read recently about the lawsuit against McDonald's, in which two people sued McDonald's for not giving them a discount when they ordered Quarter Pounders without cheese.<p>Maybe you even laughed? A lot …

McDonald's

North Korea shatters Trump's boastful assurances of an easy path to denuclearization

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finished talks with North Korean officials in Pyongyang, Kim Jong Un's foreign ministry accused the Trump administration of a “unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization." It was an immediate and sharp contradiction to …

North Korea

North Korea has increased nuclear production at secret sites, say U.S. officials

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies believe that North Korea has increased its production of fuel for nuclear weapons at multiple secret sites in recent months — and that Kim Jong Un may try to hide those facilities as he seeks more concessions in nuclear talks with the Trump administration, …

North Korea

Church of England bishops will call on Theresa May to surrender Britain's nuclear deterrent

• <b>Top clergy including Archbishop of Canterbury want UK to dump nuclear arsenal</b>• <b><br>Leadership says churches should work for the 'elimination' of nuclear</b> …

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Aretha Franklin

A holy mess: Walgreens case shows it's time to get God out of the workplace

I feel about people with strongly held religious convictions pretty much the same way I feel about people who can juggle machetes and lit torches: I’m impressed and maybe a little envious, but please be careful around others.<p>That’s been on my mind after it was reported this week that a Walgreens …

Religion

Satellite Images Show North Korea Making 'Rapid' Upgrades to Nuclear Facility

North Korea has continued to make “rapid” infrastructure improvements at a nuclear research facility despite leader Kim Jong Un’s recent pledge to …

North Korea

Melania Trump's 'I really don't care. Do U?' jacket was no mistake

<b>(CNN) —</b> As she boarded a plane to head to McAllen, Texas, for a surprise visit to the heart of the family separation crisis at the southern border, Melania Trump was spotted wearing a coat with these words scrawled on the back: "I really don't care. Do U?"<p>Here's a close-up -- of the first lady and …

Donald Trump

More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his "zero tolerance" policy on immigration violates church rules and may constitute child abuse.<p>The complaint charges Sessions …

United Methodist

White House scrambles to contain immigration fallout

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The White House, facing mounting outcry and contradictory statements about President Donald Trump's practice of separating children from their parents at the US border, entered damage control mode on Monday.<p>Press secretary Sarah Sanders delayed her briefing almost four hours as …

Donald Trump

Why Gartner thinks brands are too uptight about strategy

Today’s brands are too uptight and need to ‘unbrand’ if they’re to have a hope of meeting dynamic and changing consumer expectations, a leading …

Marketing

Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border ‘breaks my heart’

<i>Laura Bush is a former first lady of the United States.</i><p>On Sunday, a day we as a nation set aside to honor fathers and the bonds of family, I was among the millions of Americans who watched images of children who have been torn from their parents. In the six weeks between April 19 and May 31, the …

Immigration

Europe's New Data Rules Are Gutting Email Marketing Everywhere

Email is one of the most effective ways for companies to reach potential customers, but new European data rules are dramatically undermining email …

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Privacy

Tom Hanks Takes Over During Medical Emergency, Captivates ‘Henry IV’ Theater Crowd

All great actors can improvise. So when an emergency medical situation befell an audience member during Tom Hanks’s performance of Shakespeare’s <i>Henry</i> …

After The Trump-Kim Summit, U.S. And North Korea Appear As Far Apart As Ever

<i>Dr. Jeffrey Lewis (@ArmsControlWonk) is a scholar at</i> <i>the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey</i> <i>and author of a novel about how a nuclear war with North Korea might begin,</i> <i>The 2020 Commission Report</i><i>.</i><p>It is now clear that there is no deal with North Korea — at least not yet. Whatever …

North Korea

George Lucas’s Original Idea for Star Wars: Episodes 7-9 Was Insane

That's not how the Force works!<p>Though it was top secret back in 2012, George Lucas did have an idea for <i>Star Wars</i> sequels after <i>Return of the Jedi.</i> But …

The Stanford Prison Experiment was massively influential. We just learned it was a fraud.

The most famous psychological studies are often wrong, fraudulent, or outdated. Textbooks need to catch up.<p>The Stanford Prison Experiment, one of the most famous and compelling psychological studies of all time, told us a tantalizingly simple story about human nature.<p>The study took paid …

Psychology

A retired Navy SEAL says SEALs' blind obedience shown in books and movies isn't anything like real life

If you're not in the military, you probably think soldiers blindly follow the orders of their leaders, since that's all movies and books have lead us to believe.<p>But according to former Navy SEAL commander Jocko Willink, that blind obedience is a "complete fallacy," he told Business Insider's Rich …

See the top-secret suburbs that built America’s nuclear weapons

When the architect behind one town mentioned the Manhattan Project to his partner over lunch, he got a visit from the army–and a warning.<p>In 1942, a secret city was born. Nestled in a valley in eastern Tennessee, the city–today known as Oak Ridge–would become the birthplace of the most dangerous …

U.S. Dept. of Energy