Thomas Friedman quotes Norman Ornstein in today's Times: "What we can do now, though, said the Congressional scholar Norman Ornstein, co-author of “The Broken Branch,” is “ask President Bush to appoint Tim Geithner, Barack Obama’s proposed Treasury...
I suppose Middle East conspiracy theorists will also be working over time on this visit. Perhaps Paulson has a big strategy to get the world economy back on its feet by this autumn and needs the help of Abu Dhabi? The presidential election is a last stand for this generation...
Mixing animation with archival footage, CHICAGO 10 explores the build-up to and unraveling of the Chicago Conspiracy Trial of 8 activists set up as scapegoats by The Government of the 1968 Democratic Convention...
Hank has lost the only copy of his new novella.
Guess whose got a copy?
Mia is doing as I thought she would. She is
passing off the novella as her own. Charlie is now Hank’s new roommate.
He wants to get laid and that will create a lot of problems for both of
Hank receives royalties from his movies and is taken by surprise. He
has money again and decides to spend it. A word from Charlie and he is
back to driving something with style, not a beat up Porsche that he
doesn’t really take care of anymore. He thinks that with the money...
This week’s episode of Californication examines a few different events in Hank’s past. Something tragic just happened to Hank and he doesn’t know how to deal with it.
Hank takes his usual self-destructive loop, including alcohol, drugs
and for the first time hookers....
The shit has hit the fan with Meredith and Hank. It wasn’t meant to
last anyway, but it was fun while it did. But there is more to their
break-up that what either of them will admit to.
Once again, Hank digs a hole for himself with his mouth. It lands
him into hot water....
This show is just getting better and better. By far, this was the most
entertaining episode of the lot, and we are only four episodes into the
new season of Californication. Hank Moody is lost. He is trying to find himself again, trying to find his muse again so that he can...
"America last night crowned a new home run king, a scandal-tainted star who emerged from baseball's steroid era to succeed two of the national pastime's most revered icons, Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, and claim the most hallowed record in sports."
On Jan. 1, 1863, President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, declaring that slaves in rebel states were free.
On this date:
In 1892, the Ellis Island Immigrant Station in New York formally opened.
In 1898, New York City was consolidated into five boroughs.