Ted Kennedy

Matthew Perry's Hospitalization Was Reportedly More Serious Than Many Realized

If you're a fan of <i>Friends</i>, you probably remember when news broke about Matthew Perry's health scare in early August. But now, new details about …

Katie Holmes

Let's be honest about Dems' Kavanaugh objections

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday night, the attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, one day after offering to have her client testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, pulled back the offer and made a demand --the FBI must investigate before her client will testify.<p>The lawyer's letter, bizarrely, stated that …

Opinion

Tucker Carlson: In Democrat's feminist kangaroo court, Kavanaugh is a man -- and that makes him guilty

Tucker Carlson: In Democrat’s feminist kangaroo court, Kavanaugh is a man -- and that makes him guilty<p>All of Washington is girding for next Monday, just days from now. That's when Palo Alto University Psychology Professor Christine Blasey Ford has been invited to testify on Capitol Hill about the …

Opinion

What Makes Guilford, Connecticut the Perfect Wedge Between Yankees and Red Sox Fans

<i>This week, SI will release</i> 14 Back<i>, Jon Hock’s stirring documentary about the Yankees’ furious comeback from that deficit to the Red Sox in the</i> …

Boston Red Sox

Alabama’s Tiny Terror | Josh Fruhlinger

<i>Reader: Are you someone who is angry in an inchoate way at the Trump administration as an institution but who would prefer to focus your anger like a</i> …

Civil Rights

In 'The Browns of California,' Miriam Pawel shows how Pat and Jerry Brown shaped a state and a nation

A man from Germany settles in rural California. Nearly an adult, his daughter seeks more in San Francisco, where her son eventually mounts a successful campaign to defeat Richard Nixon. He’ll later telephone the disgraced president, offering condolences. With no love for the impeached, the …

Lifestyle

Can a Massachusetts Democrat beat a tall, popular Republican governor? Mark Roosevelt couldn’t

Can Jay Gonzalez do what Mark Roosevelt couldn’t do? Beat a tall, popular Republican governor of Massachusetts?<p>Roosevelt still feels the pain of his …

Bill Clinton

It’s Not Kavanaugh. It’s Roe.

I do not know if Brett Kavanaugh is guilty of what he’s accused of doing when he was a teenager. His innocence or guilt is a separate matter.What I …

Conservative View

VAN VOORHIS: Massachusetts Voters Should Drain The Swamp This November

President Trump campaigned on draining the swamp in Washington, and his efforts have been largely successful to date, from tax reform, to financial …

U.S. Politics

Scrapping Kavanaugh’s appointment means ‘the end of civilization’

Judge Robert Bork used to tell a prescient and darkly humorous story about watching Clarence Thomas’ Senate confirmation hearings — etched in …

Opinion

Cory Booker Stunner: 17-Year Olds Too Immature to Be Held Accountable for Actions

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker has a very interesting view of Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged actions. You might even call this a “Spartacus” moment for …

Conservative View

Right-Wing News Outlets Line Up To Smear Blasey Ford

You could be forgiven for thinking we’re living in the bad old days of the early '90s again. Ever since Christine Blasey Ford came forward with …

U.S. Supreme Court

Zika Virus May Be Used To Treat Brain Cancer That Killed John McCain

The Zika virus is known for its ability to cause birth defects in pregnant woman. A new study, however, found that the mosquito-borne virus holds …

Stem Cells

At next Kavanaugh hearing, the stakes are higher than a Supreme Court seat

Politics News<p>WASHINGTON — There was already a lot at stake — a Supreme Court seat — in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation fight.<p>But now that Christine Blasey Ford has come forward to accuse the judge of sexually assaulting her when they were in high school — and now that the Senate has scheduled an …

Politics

Don't Be Fooled by Leftist Lies About the Immigration Explosion

When did our immigration system start functioning like a charity to benefit third-world countries rather than America?<p>When did it become the case …

World Trade Center

FLASHBACK: Remember When ‘View’ Hosts Dismissed Rape Claims for Liberals?

The Women of <i>The View</i> on Monday hammered Supreme nominee Brett Kavanaugh and took very seriously the sexual assault claims against the conservative. …

Conservative View

The Latest: Senator questions timing of Kavanaugh allegation

The Latest on U.S. Senate candidates in Mississippi talking about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):<p>7:35 p.m.<p>A Republican U.S. …

U.S. Supreme Court

Tucker Carlson: The Kavanaugh vs. Ford debate is really about abortion

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser now has a name. She has come forward. She is Palo Alto University Psychology Professor Christine Blasey Ford.<p>Ford says that, at a house party in the early 1980s, while they were both in high school in suburban Washington, D.C., a drunken Brett …

Opinion

Totally misreading court records and other ways people are trying to undermine Kavanaugh’s accuser

The decision by Christine Blasey Ford to come forward with a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh shook the news cycle like an earthquake, as it was already in overdrive with a vote on his confirmation scheduled for Thursday.<p>Here’s a look at how some conservative …

World Politics

A better bailout was possible during the financial crisis | George Soros

The recent exchange between Joe Stiglitz and Larry Summers about “secular stagnation” and its relation to the tepid economic recovery after the 2008-09 financial crisis is an important one. History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes, Mark Twain reportedly once said. But, to paraphrase Bob Dylan, …

Business

No statute of limitations on stupidity?

At the risk of starting a nuclear firestorm of #MeToo politics, may I ask a serious question about the Kavanaugh case?<p>Is there a statute of …

Louis Farrakhan

New mystery thriller by Dr. Ian Smith shines light on the secret society and sometimes dangerous world of Ivy League clubs

Celebrity medical expert and New York Times best selling author, <b>Dr. Ian Smith</b> is swerving from his usual message of health and wellness and releasing …

Harvard

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age

There’s no politics like the politics of a lofty government institution that cultivates a heritage of being above politics.<p>But the spectacle surrounding the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the U.S. Supreme Court is a classic case study of how a judicial body that considers itself a …

Brett Kavanaugh

Fox host explodes on liberal colleague over Kavanaugh accusations -- and rants about Ted Kennedy instead

Fox News hosts Kennedy and Jessica Tarlov on Monday got into a heated argument about the sexual assault allegations leveled at Supreme Court nominee …

Liberal View

The Borking, Hilling and Moore(ing) of Brett Kavanaugh

=========<br>========= <i><br>Promoted from the diaries by streiff. Promotion does not imply endorsement.</i><br>=========<br>=========In 1987, the US Senate rejected the …

Brett Kavanaugh

7 contentious Supreme Court confirmation battles

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump is far from the first president to run into trouble with his Supreme Court nominee.<p>Trump is trying to salvage the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh amid allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a girl in high school when he was 17. Kavanaugh has called the allegation …

Civil Rights

Tucker: Dems, Who Defended Bill Clinton, Using 'Sincere' Kavanaugh Allegations as Political Tool

Tucker Carlson said he believes Judge Brett Kavanaugh's accuser is being sincere in her allegation of sexual assault, but that the elements surrounding the publicizing of the claim are purely political.<p>Carlson said that the point of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) raising the initially anonymous …

Bill Clinton

The death of the GOP’s governing class

Members of the once-proud governing elite have been supplanted by an unstable and unqualified demagogue who treats them with contempt.

Opinion

Brett Kavanaugh’s lack of character, credibility and candor

<i>Melissa Joskow / Media Matters</i><p>After Christine Blasey Ford came forward to say that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when …

Liberal View

Noemie Emery: Democrats' sleazy attack on Kavanaugh comes from an old playbook

The Democrats had a problem. A young conservative judge seems headed for confirmation to the Supreme Court, and nothing they did was working.<p>Not the …

U.S. Politics