Dennis Peterson

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How the GOP Slowly Went Insane

The current moment in politics came about slowly, not suddenly, but it doesn't make it any less of a national emergency.<p>When I was a kid, all I knew about Michael Jackson was that he was crazy. He had a monkey named Bubbles and some kind of oxygen chamber and he used to be black but he made himself …

Cauliflower Stir-Fried with Fermented Bean Curd Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil1/2 head cauliflower, cut into 1/4-thin slices3 cloves garlic, smashed3 tablespoons water or stock3 cubes red or white fermented bean curdKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Heat oil in a large wok over high …

Are You a 'Blue Republican'?

These days, Rand Paul can often be heard saying that the Republican party needs to become competitive in "the West and New England," and that the more libertarian brand of Republican politics that he represents will help make that possible.<p>In 2008, Democrats and Independents voted for Obama, …

Political Science

10 ways we wildly underestimate our surveillance state

The newest revelations about the NSA are just the tip of the digital iceberg<p>Americans may be upset about the latest revelations in the government’s ability to spy on citizens via their online lives, but no one should be surprised. We've underestimated and overlooked many key aspects of the …

Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits Recipe

5<p>5 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Cheddar Bay Biscuits<p><b>Yield:</b> About 10 biscuits<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>12 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>30 minutes<p>A homemade version of the …

Peanut Butter Bacon Pancakes

I can smell my neighbor’s bacon.<p>That’s not a euphemism. If it were, you’d have permission to kick me in the shin and be officially grossed out.<p>I can …

The IRS Scandal On The Ground

<b>One thing you noticed</b>, if you were on the ground for the homestretch of the effort to recall Scott Walker, the now twice-elected goggle-eyed homunculus hired by Koch Industries to manage their Midwest subsidiary formerly known as the state of Wisconsin, is that there was a startling amount of …

Government

Free-market Conservatism Kills: Oklahoma Buildings Don't Have Safe Rooms Because "Regulation Rankles"

Free-market conservatism kills? Yes, that's right. That's what we saw when an EF5 tornado blew through Moore, Okla. on Monday. What do the tornado-related deaths of 24 people, including nine children, have to do with free-market conservatism? Because, as <i>The New York Times</i>' John Schwartz reported, …

Conservatism

What Would It Mean for Governments to Compete Like Businesses?

Officials can deliver both high-quality public services and low tax rates to citizens by providing services for which outsiders are willing to pay a premium.<p>My starting premise is that we can and should approach government as a business -- in particular, one in need of a new "business plan" for how …

1st Amendment Champion Hugo Black Rebukes Team Obama From the Grave

His concurrence in the Pentagon Papers case is worth revisiting as DOJ tries to criminalize national security journalism.<p><i>Supreme Court Justice Hugo Black used his concurring opinion in</i> The New York Times Company vs. the United States <i>(the Pentagon Papers case) to reflect on the 1st Amendment's</i> …

Here's What A National Internet Sales Tax Will Cost You

The Senate opened the floor for a new round of debates on the hotly contested Marketplace Fairness Act, which would create the first national Internet sales tax.<p>The bill would basically level the playing field for online and brick-and-mortar retailers, charging customers sales tax on purchases both …

eCommerce

George Bush -- the President and the Man... Revisited

Tomorrow, April 25, on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, Texas, four living presidents -- Jimmy Carter, No. 39; George H.W. Bush, No. 41; Bill Clinton, No. 42, and Barack Obama, No. 44 -- will honor one of their colleagues, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, …

United States

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>These pistachio shortbread cookies are tender and crumbly like shortbread, yet subtly flavored and sweet like cookies. So which are</i> …

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola

Crunchy Quinoa, Toasted Almond and Dark Chocolate Brown Butter Granola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 19, 2013 102<p>Longest recipe name ever.<p>But I couldn’t leave …

Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic, Herbs, and Parmesan Recipe

When I was a college student living on my own years ago, one of my go-to quick dishes was spaghetti noodles stirred in with a little olive oil, …

Herbs

Soft Scrambled Egg and Chorizo in Crispy All-Cheese Taco Shells Recipe

An all-cheese taco shell filled with creamy soft scrambled eggs and crisp chorizo.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Ingredients3 tablespoons finely diced Mexican or Spanish chorizo2 …

Upgraded Lemon Drop Recipe

The Lemon Drop was one of the most popular cocktails in the US in the later part of the 20th century. It <i>should</i> follow a simple formula of spirit, lemon, and sweetener, but sadly, in many bars the drink disintegrated into a candied mess. It's time to give the Lemon Drop the glory it deserves.<p>Use a …

Skillet Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Pine Nuts Recipe

<b>Note:</b> I recommended saving some of the pasta cooking water just in case you want to loosen up the sauce a little if it seems dry. I only ended up using about a 1/4 of a cup of the water, but I would experiment with adding a little at a time because you can't go back once it's in there. You could …

Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Recipe

All the flavor of a bacon-wrapped jalapeño popper in a grilled cheese sandwich.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 jalapeño peppers2 slices bacon, sliced in half crosswise2 slices hearty white bread, such as Pepperidge Farm or Arnold2 teaspoons butter2 ounces cream cheese, softened2 slices American or …

NBA

This Easy Pasta Starts with a Bag of Frozen Cauliflower

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower Pasta with Smoky Tomato Sauce<p>Serves 4<p>4 thin slices prosciutto <br>12 ounces dry short pasta, such as fusilli, rotini, or gemelli …

Italian Food