Some observers feel the Soylent Green admission should come as no surprise. "Auto makers have been skirting the regulations for years," says Klaus Brinkbäumer, editor-in-chief of Der Spiegel magazine. "Besides, Volkswagen literally means 'People's Car.' So..." he said with a shrug.
Those politicians celebrating Boehner's ouster, however, are not interested in debate about what is an appropriate balance; they instead elevate ideology over sensible policy insights. In the meantime, the rest of us are held captive to their ignorance and intransigence.
Now you may think it a fool's errand to try to pair anything with Netflix's upcoming Pee-Wee's Big Holiday. Fortunately, the flick and the wine industry share someone in common: Tara Buck.
"My inspiration doesn't come from just one person, it comes from everything and everyone. My inspiration comes from what I see every day, from the gems that I buy, and literally from my dreams."
There's constant interaction and tension between the serving staff and the feuding Alarcón family who own the hotel; episode after episode of scandal, skulduggery, crime, illicit passion; and much more. The hotel is bursting with secrets and lies.
I'm just like Oliva Pope because I have two guys vying for my attention -- day in and day out. Both want to cozy up with me on the couch. (Or at the very least they want me to bring them their blankets without blocking the TV.) And I just can't quit either of them. (Legally, it seems.)
Jeff Landfield grew up, like most Millennials, enveloped in the social media bubble. For a self-described life-of-the-party type, he was never one to shy away from cameras or attention, and "filter" isn't exactly part of his vocabulary.
Unsubstantiated ideas are frequently published in the news media without a rigorous investigation into their veracity. Following their initial publication, these ideas are cited and re-cited by other news media organizations, and sometimes the originators themselves, creating a phenomenon known as "circular reporting," repeatedly breathing life into lies so long as they are not fact-checked.
Each of the following countries have gorgeous and culturally-interesting cities that lure more PG-minded tourists, but they also all have very visible and widespread prostitution that attract visitors of another kind.
The VA should be the fulfillment of a promise: health care in the service of those way we claim to honor most, those who have worn the uniform and offered the last, full measure of their worth for their nation. It has become, in reality, a vending machine.
Joe Biden certainly has got the media talking. All it really took was one leak to Maureen Dowd and a meeting with Senator Elizabeth Warren, and he's now seriously considering it. But a Biden candidacy bears political examination beyond the simple question of "Will he or won't he run?"
Most definitely social constructs come into play when it comes to loving or hating the mistress or any other controversial character. But in any case, we just want to see the most empathetic main characters win.
This is political maneuvering at its best. Why had this idea not been used before? Can you imagine how many scandals could have been swept under the rug and how many careers could have been saved?
Ashley Madison.com, the leading infidelity website, and its 37 million users, were caught with their pants down this week by a group of vengeful hackers. The hackers, known as the Impact Team, stole caches of user account information and demand a full shutdown of the website.
I decided that I wanted to hand out my very own Emmy Awards today and thanks to a slight typographical error when first writing this piece I decided they would be called The Memy Awards -- my picks for performances and series that warranted being singled out for recognition.
Ambition and bullshitting go hand in hand, but there is a difference, albeit sometimes a subtle one, between puffing up hard kernels of truth in one's background and lying about who you are and what you've done.