Helen Thomas's remarks are reprehensible, and a sad reminder of how much racism and anti-Semitism still exists in America today, even among the intelligentsia and the media.
Bud Selig has rejected pleas to reverse umpire Jim Joyce's bum call. But the commissioner did use the occasion to lament the general state of bipartisanship in America's pastime. "The game's become altogether too partisan," Selig told a reporter.
Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.
A vivacious blonde, she has always been the "elephant hunter," the one who is not afraid to discuss the elephant in the room in her own family and in others' families.
Beyond all of the indulgence of VIP lists, select tables, black tie and gown, meet and greet stuff at this gathering is that there were real moments of serious policy and political discussion that were not trivial.
I think CNN is at risk of becoming a bad joke.
When Larry King married his first wife, Freda, in the late 1700's, the young nation was aflame with news of Revolution, but Larry was aflame with something else.
You're 76 years old and getting divorced from a 50 year old woman? Larry, come on now.
Do these women have eyes? Sure Larry King is an institution, but you don't sleep with one -- you get sent to one.
Rallying the faithful, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin sought to clarify the mission of the Tea Party movement: "We are not just against big government. We are against big words!"
Just imagine the very special panel Larry King could assemble for this story. Personally, I'm a longtime Larry-head, so I genuinely hope that this is his best divorce yet.
Speaking at a McCain campaign rally, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin issued the following warning to the most extreme elements in the Tea Party movement: "Anyone who uses threats of violence will be in my crosshairs."
Please, my Republican friends, if you can, take a quiet moment away from your AM radio and cable news network this morning and be happy for your country. We're doing better. And we're doing it for you, too.
When actors were seen as vermin, the object of our affections and repugnance were people with actual power: politicians. Politicians like Massa are just taking back their country from Hollywood.
Until recently, the erosion of CNN's audience might have been attributed to the lure of Olympic competition. But now CNN trails every other news network in every Nielsen demographic category.