Dwight D. Eisenhower

Why Congress Won’t Touch the 25th Amendment

Authors intended it for total incapacity and vice president needs to lead any move<p>Pushing toward the pinnacle of defensive hyperbole by proclaiming …

Politics

Is Trump finally approaching his McCarthy moment?

President Donald Trump and Senator Joseph McCarthy<b>Latest racist attacks on immigrants could be an important tipping point</b>As bleak as our national …

North Carolina

Recent Missouri editorials

The Kansas City Star, Jan. 12<p>Gov. Greitens avoids tough issues and focuses on the easy stuff in State of the State<p>Is it possible to sidestep the …

Business

The Atlantic Daily: Hawaii's False Alarm, Trump's Bill of Health, Astrology's Comeback

And more<p>What We’re Following<p><b>‘THIS IS NOT A DRILL’:</b> A mistakenly sent emergency warning that a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii caused terror and anger among the state’s residents on Saturday morning. Alia Wong describes the scene. Officials said the alert went out because “somebody clicked …

Barbra Streisand

No Plane Has Made More History Than the U-2 (And It Never Fired a Shot)

<i>With the conclusion of the Cold War, U-2Rs and TR-1s were converted to a new model designated the U-2S, thirty-one of which remain in service today.</i> …

Aerospace

President Trump needs a mulligan on that golf claim

3:56<p>Why should you know and care about Djibouti? It's connected to Fort Worth!<p>0:10<p>Smells like a thief: They stole $3,300 worth of fragrances from …

Barack Obama

4 Changes an Elite Management Consultant Would Tell You to Make to Maximize Your Productivity

If you can afford a consultant, go ahead and hire one but, basically, here is what they would tell you.<p>Journalist, Digital Media Consultant and Investor<p>Consultants at prestigious consulting firms like McKinsey & Company, Boston Consulting Group and Bain & Company are often the best and the …

Psychology

Heroic dog is honored 75 years after saving the lives of U.S. soldiers

Everyone in the Wren family knew that Chips was a special dog. Just how special, though, it would take a war to discover.<p>In 1942, shortly after the United States entered World War II, Americans were eager to aid the war effort. The military even asked people to donate their dogs to be trained for …

Lifestyle

A Judge Supports Dreamers and the Rule of Law

A decision to uphold the program protecting childhood immigrants was on solid legal ground.<p>The White House was quick to condemn a federal judge’s decision last week striking down the Trump administration’s efforts to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. It called the ruling …

Opinion

Trump’s Racially-Charged Remarks Part of Presidential Hall of Shame

Vile. Racist. Unpresidential. From the Haitian government and African Union to Mexico and the European Union, officials have shared their fury and …

African-American News

Best Small Business Loans For Women In 2018

Women-owned businesses (companies at least 51 percent female-owned) have grown exponentially to account for nearly four-in-ten of U.S. firms over the past two decades. As of January 2017, there are an estimated 11.6 million women-owned businesses in America that employ nearly 9 million and generate …

Entrepreneurship

Epic Golf Vacation: Unique Trip Combines History, British Open & PGA Legends

I’m a huge fan of the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, which I have visited multiple times. The facility was originally created just to honor and educate about D-Day (the specialized landing craft used on the beaches of Normandy were designed and built at a nearby Louisiana shipyard). But …

Golf

I'm a Republican. What on Earth Is Wrong With My Party?

I am a Republican in the era of Donald Trump, and I am emotionally depleted by the constant cruelty of the President of the United States.<p>I’ve told …

Republicans

Reaping sales from social media

For small businesses whose marketplace is B2B, an article, "Tweet Me, Friend Me, Make Me Buy," in Harvard Business Review by Barbara Giamanco and Kent Gregoire published in July-August 2012, revealed how social media is changing sales.<p>They shared the story how a savvy salesperson who understood and …

Social Media Marketing

The Jews who helped the Americans free Algeria from the Nazis

Some 26,000 Jews were living in Algeria in 1830 when France invaded and made Algeria a French colony for 130 years. Algerias Jews enjoyed freedom and …

European History

Is Oprah’s inexperience the problem? Presidential history suggests otherwise

Don’t like Oprah? Fine, but we’ve had plenty of “inexperienced” presidents, including Lincoln, Ike and Obama<p>Like everyone else who doesn't own a crystal ball, I can't say for certain whether Oprah Winfrey would make a good president or not. Recent polls suggest that Americans would vote for her …

U.S. Politics

On the Brink

SINCE DONALD TRUMP’S ELECTION, many have become used to the idea that this is an era of existential threats to the United States. While this fear is …

Books

Missile False Alarm in Hawaii: How Wrong Buttons Can Wreak Havoc

On Saturday at 8:05 am, residents of Hawaii were terrified by a text message that said a missile was heading their way, and they should “seek shelter …

Daniel Ellsberg

One year of Trump and the abnormal is new normal

January 15, 2018 5:00 AM<br>LONDON • It is difficult to believe that United States President Donald Trump has been in office for only a year, for the …

Opinion

Nuclear war became more likely this week

The Trump administration’s nuclear policy review loosens constraints on the use of nuclear weapons. We should all be worried<p>Too bad the book flying off the shelves isn’t the other one about “fire and fury”, The Doomsday Machine, Daniel Ellsberg’s startling volume about his life as a nuclear war …

Opinion

As Trump’s Racism Pisses Off an Entire Continent, Oprah Winfrey Starts to Make More Sense

Why should Democrats continue to pretend that what Americans want is a two-term governor or Senator with a lengthy legislative record when what they …

Award Shows

Minutes to Live: When the Nuclear Push Alert Is Not a Mistake

January 13, 2018 was (thankfully) a false alarm of the apocalypse for Hawaiians. But if the push notification comes that a North Korean missile is about to drop, just what the hell is the government’s plan to keep you safe? (You might not want to know...)<p>Clarence Nishihara remembers the nuclear …

War

Dynamite at the Speed of Light: How Directed Energy Can Transform the U.S. Navy

<i>By Tim McGeehan and Douglas Wahl</i><p><b>Attrition</b><p>On December 7, 1941, shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor, Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Stark …

War

What Happens When Americans Try to Psychoanalyze Their Leaders

The impulse is natural, but the results aren’t pretty.<p>Was this petty, snarling man, utterly lacking in presidential temperament and heedless of the established rules and norms of politics, going to get us into a nuclear war? That’s what a lot of Americans wondered about Richard Nixon back in 1956. …

Psychology

Sunday Morning QB: Giants over Lions an easy pick for Patricia

The Lions have hosted more Super Bowls than they’ve played: 2-0.<p>The Giants have won more Super Bowls than they’ve hosted: 4-1.<p>Patriots defensive …

Rooney Rule

Trump Isn't Alone: Five Racist Quotes From Modern U.S. Presidents

President Donald Trump's alleged "shithole countries" remarks during a bipartisan meeting on immigration Thursday have led a wide array of Americans …

Racism

What we know about Trump under oath

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is no stranger to testifying in legal cases, once estimating that he had given more than 100 depositions and testified in the same number of court hearings as well.<p>Trump's past depositions offer clues to how a high-stakes interview with special counsel …

Donald Trump

Do Presidents Have To Release Their Medical Records? Trump Knows There's Protocol

On Friday, Donald Trump, 71, will undertake his first physical exam as president — a standard protocol for presidents, but one that's generating more …

Donald Trump

Is 'Fire and Fury' Fizzling?

Posted: Jan 12, 2018 12:01 AM<p>The most disappointed people in America this past week must be those Trump execrators who opened their Amazon package …

Conservative View

Opinion: Donald Trump, you are no Dwight David Eisenhower

With the appearance of the highly publicized book by Michael Wolff, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” there’s increased speculation on …

Donald Trump