Are they finally serious? State of the Union speeches tend to be predictable. The state of the union is always strong. But surely the President would at least show a LITTLE emotional scarring from last November – right?
Study: Seahawks wins might mean $100 more in your pocket We have argued for years about whether sports franchises are a boost to the local economy or basically neutral. But there is some research out there that indicates that the rules are slightly different when you have a team that's as successful as the Seattle Seahawks have been.
It’s not easy being Green Bay It happens to all of us. Not QUITE that bad…fortunately. But if it’s any consolation, what it means out here in Seattle is that for the next two weeks, all of us have to "Go Hawk" each other at the end of every personal interaction.
Friday, January 16, 2015
The Papal Punch I saw that video of the Pope explaining how he'd defend his mother.
Pope Francis is many things -- a lot of people think he's the most liberal pope in history -- but he proved yesterday he is no pacifist.
Fighting fire… with food Throwing soup cans at school intruders. Sound like a joke, or a principal gone crazy. But it’s real.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Step away from the snow As promised Charlie Hebdo has published another controversial cover. But according to what I hear on the radio, what really seems to have the Muslim world buzzing is the unusual winter weather that has left a blanket of snow in Northern Saudi Arabia.
Thugs on both sides? Mainstream Muslim leaders have been quick to condemn the Charlie Hebdo attacks. But Linda Sarsour of the Arab American Association of New York also told Al Jazeera that there is a double standard
Thursday, January 8, 2015
Pencils up The attack in France has inspired millions of people to take a stand for free speech… and for the right to offend – which was Charlie Hebdo’s mission as a satirical magazine. But chanting for free speech doesn’t make it so.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Pity poor Harvard The New York Times created a sensation this week with a story about how employees at Harvard, the incubator for Obamacare, finally got the same letter that a lot of us got
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The symbol we dare not display "All-gender restroom on horizon for high schools."
It’s about creating a safe facility for students who don’t identify as male or female.
Can good parenting raise your child’s IQ? It’s natural to think that things like … reading bedtime stories, posting the alphabet of the wall of the nursery, playing Mozart at bedtime should ALL boost your child’s intelligence.