After Trump cleared him, Kerik said, “There are no words to express my appreciation and gratitude to President Trump. With the exception of the birth of my children, today is one of the greatest days in my life — being made a full and whole American citizen again.” … [Read more...] about Trump Grants Clemency to Prominent Figures
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The similarities end there. While the left repeats with mind-numbing monotony that the Republicans just keep moving further to the right, that's really not true. Under President Trump's leadership, our conservative policies have finally lined up with our rhetoric, but our rhetoric -- our agenda -- hasn't become appreciably more conservative since former President Ronald Reagan. … [Read more...] about David Limbaugh: Democrats need to figure out what they have to offer 2020 voters
The story that Jobs went back to Apple after his second visit to PARC and ordered the Lisa completely redesigned has an element of myth to it. In fact, the Lisa designers were heading toward the same look-and-feel of Smalltalk but hadn’t yet solved some of the technical issues that PARC had in hand. … [Read more...] about Column: Larry Tesler of PARC showed Steve Jobs how a personal computer could work
But they shouldn’t be left off the hook with Sean Spicer, either. He is, after all, not your ordinary former White House spokesman. He is someone whose soul fell out on the way to the Oval Office. He willingly, famously told blatant lies to the press — again and again and again. He put ambition above any sense of integrity or duty to his country. He was a central, shameless part of this president’s assault on a free press, on liberal democracy, and on the very idea of truth. A university whose motto is Veritas should have nothing to do with him, let alone present him as a “mentor to students,” one of the explicit roles of the IOP fellows. How would he mentor them? By introducing them to the advantages of shameless mendacity? Yes, he’s become a celebrity, largely as a laughingstock, thanks to the genius of Melissa McCarthy. But what he aided and abetted has nothing funny whatsoever about it. If the Institute of Politics is supposed to defend a free … [Read more...] about Yes, I’m Dependent on Weed
With Morgan Stanley moving to prioritize wealth management, a more reliable source of income than the investment banking and trading operations that made its name, the play makes sense. But whether it will justify the massive price tag — Morgan Stanley is ponying up a premium of more than 30% — is an open question. … [Read more...] about Is Morgan Stanley paying too much for E*Trade?