Journalists walk through the first class section of the A380 aircraft during a hand-over ceremony in Hamburg

Why American Airlines stink, most profitable, worst service. Why I love international flag carriers.

When I can, I fly Singapore Airlines on an A-380. The reason? Great service in ALL cabins of service. I switch to United or Delta on US legs and cry. Buried within the American World Airline Awards,... Read More
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GOP and the talking thing: FOX host calls out Ted Cruz’s false compassion on border crisis

‘Your plan doesn’t help the kids.’ Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Sunday declared that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and other Democrats “want” a situation where refugee children were maimed and brutalized. In an... Read More
Chris McDaniel

Mississippi sore loser McDaniel: GOP should be ‘purged’ after Senate race

He really does not like the idea of black people voting for a Republican opponent. Their votes should have been suppressed (like they do the Dems)? Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel said Friday that other... Read More
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GOP and the talking thing: SC’s Graham-’Obama made the world adrift our enemies will be here soon!’

Every time they open their mouths, bat shit crazy escapes… Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday suggested to NBC’s David Gregory that Russian separatists would never have shot down a Malaysian Airline flight if Secretary... Read More
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GOP Koolaid drinkers in Iowa where Rick Perry ‘seems to have matured.’

He fires up the base with anti-immigrant rhetoric. ALGONA, Ia. – An animated Rick Perry yanked the microphone from the podium and paced the stage, leaning into his words as told Iowans tonight that he... Read More
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Divided LGBTQ communities on Israeli-Palestine conflict

by Rev. Irene Monroe As Secretary of State John F. Kerry flies to the Middle East to broker an Israeli- Palestine cease-fire, the tensions of this conflict have also divided our Boston LGBTQ communities. In... Read More
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Netherlands’ pain over MH-17 turns to rage as separatists loot while Putin fiddles

The shameful treatment of the wreckage and remains have prompted angry reaction by Dutch PM. Prime Minister Mark Rutte was visibly angry when he described the behavior of those at the crash site as “utterly... Read More
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Salon’s Joan Walsh nails McCain: ‘Cowardly’ is putting Palin ‘a heartbeat away from the presidency’

Why we love Joan Walsh of Salon.com. She calls them as she sees them. Appearing on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation with host Al Sharpton, Salon columnist Joan Walsh defended President Barack Obama against Senator John McCain’s accusation of cowardice... Read More
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GOP and the talking thing: Lowry-boys killed on Gaza beach should have gotten out of the way of explosions?

National Review Editor Rich Lowry steps into it yet again showing how completely out of touch most republicans are on human issues. National Review Editor Rich Lowry asserted over the weekend that Israelis were not at... Read More
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Ya gotta love Florida juries… $23.6 bn awarded to family against tobacco giant Reynolds

The New York Times reports that they plan to appeal. The case is one of thousands filed in Florida after the state Supreme Court in 2006 threw out a $145 billion class action verdict. That... Read More
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Today in WTF? CA couple tries to save water, faces fine of $500 for brown lawn

Michael Korte walks across his lawn in Glendora, Calif. Korte and his wife face a possible fine of up to $500 for not maintaining their lawn during the drought. As California’s severe drought deepens and... Read More
Owen Paterson

Sacked by Cameron, Paterson blames ‘the green blob,’ the powerful, self-serving enviro lobby

The Guardian’s Andrew Sparrow details former Environment Secretary’s demotion and blame rant. Owen Paterson has suggested that David Cameron’s decision to sack him as environment secretary was driven by his desire to appease the “powerful, self-serving” environmental... Read More
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Why world hates Rupert Murdoch’s media: SKY reporter digs through MH-17 luggage on-air

SKY News reporter and broadcaster are met with a firestorm of criticism after footage emerges of reporter Colin Brazier picking items from a suitcase at the crash site. Sky News has apologised profusely after one of... Read More
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Bill Clinton can save the Democrats

by Brent Budowsky Rarely do a man, moment, mission and election come together as perfectly as the opportunity for Bill Clinton to save the Democratic Party in the 2014 midterm elections. Similarly for Democrats, there... Read More