Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

BBC News: US election: What will Clinton v Trump look like?


US election: What will Clinton v Trump look like? – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/election-us-2016-36200002

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today’s birthday: Golda Meir (1898)


Golda Meir (1898)

Meir was Israel‘s first female prime minister and the third woman in the world to hold such an office, after Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka and Indira Gandhi of India. A signer of Israel’s declaration of independence in 1948, she served in the fledgling nation’s parliament and held posts as minister of labor and foreign minister before becoming Israel’s fourth prime minister in 1969. During her tenure, she sought to ease tensions in the region through diplomacy. Why did she resign in 1974? More… Discuss

today’s holiday: Mozart Week (Mozartwoche) (2015)


Mozart Week (Mozartwoche) (2015)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on January 27, 1756. Every January since 1956, his birthday has been celebrated by the people of Salzburg, Austria, where he was born, with a music festival devoted entirely to his works. The festival also prides itself on presenting many of his lesser known works, which are seldom performed elsewhere. Concerts are given in a number of sites associated with Mozart’s life, including the Mozarteum Building, St. Peter’s Church, the Salzburg Cathedral, and even Mozart’s home. More… Discuss

this day in the yesteryear: Matt Drudge Breaks the Lewinsky Scandal (1998) (when manners matter!)


Matt Drudge Breaks the Lewinsky Scandal (1998)

Matt Drudge is the proprietor of the popular Drudge Report website that gained notoriety for breaking a series of news reports ahead of the mainstream media. He won fame for his coverage of the Monica Lewinsky affair, a scandal that led to the impeachment of US President Bill Clinton. He was inspired to start his news site after becoming privy to insider gossip at CBS studios while working as its gift shop manager. What other odd jobs did Drudge hold before his breakthrough in journalism? More… Discuss

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WORD: vendetta


vendetta

Definition: (noun) A feud between two families or clans that arises out of a slaying and is perpetuated by retaliatory acts of revenge.
Synonyms: blood feud
Usage: No one remembers how the vendetta between the families began, but it will only end when the desire for revenge is not heeded. Discuss.

quotation: The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read. Mark Twain


The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.

Mark Twain (1835-1910) Discuss

Other presidents exercised exec. power on immigration policy, but Obama may set precedent.— ProPublica (@ProPublica)


Podcast: The Hidden Power of Dark Money|ProPublica


this pressed: All the Things Hillary Clinton’s Book Doesn’t Say About Iraq – ProPublica (at Ralphs and other markets ar 30% rebates!)


 

All the Things Hillary Clinton’s Book Doesn’t Say About Iraq – ProPublica.