Terry Jones was a founding member of the Monty Python troupe who wrote and performed for their early ’70s TV series and films including “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” in 1975 and “Monty Python’s Life of Brian” in 1979. After the Pythons largely disbanded in the 1980s, Jones wrote books on medieval and ancient history, presented documentaries, wrote poetry and directed films. He was 77. (Associated Press) … [Read more...] about Zoe Caldwell, four-time Tony winner and the master of ‘Master Class,’ dies at 86
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Second, there are reasons other than conspiracy for the existence of the revolving door. Finance is an exceedingly challenging subject, and it’s mastered mostly by those with the financial incentives to do so. In the same way that most people with advanced computer programming skills go to work at tech companies, most people who understand the complexities of global finance work in the financial sector. It’s a rare and principled person who understands this stuff well, and who takes jobs in the public sector instead of cashing in. And yet, for 25 years, that’s what Tim Geithner did, despite having had countless opportunities to cash in at earlier points in his career. … [Read more...] about Yes, Tim Geithner Is a Sellout. So What?
“Together, we act to help each other understand what’s happening in the world, and protect each other from those who would drive us apart,” the demo states. A Twitter spokesperson reiterated to NBC that the community reporting feature is just one of several versions of the program that will be launched in the next few weeks. … [Read more...] about ‘Harmfully Misleading:’ Twitter Tests Warning Labels on World Leaders’ Tweets
“law enforcement officials said the Denver man’s computer showed he had researched baseball and football stadiums and sites used in the recent Fashion Week event in New York City.” The police apparently made a copy of the computer’s contents when they towed the suspect’s car last week. This is extremely scary and serious, and also, it must be pointed out, very much like the plot of the 2001 motion picture Zoolander. [ABC] … [Read more...] about New Evidence Shows Terror Suspect Might Have Targeted Fashion Week
Conservatives, in particular, should understand that calls for a radical overhaul of the health care system are in response to very real problems. In a truly free market, the supply of healthcare practitioners would expand to meet demand. Yet current rules make it excessively difficult for potential care providers to respond to market incentives. … [Read more...] about The US has a primary care shortage — scope of practice reform can help