Day: February 11, 2019

No Wall, No Peace

No Wall, No Peace

If Trump betrays his most loyal supporters, he’ll deserve his fate.By Christopher BuskirkMr. Buskirk is editor and publisher of the journal American Greatness and a contributing opinion writer.Feb. 6, 2019ImageSupporters of President Trump in the border town of McAllen, Tex., awaited his arrival last month.CreditCreditIlana Panich-Linsman for The New York TimesPresident Trump lost a big…

The Case In opposition to ‘Border Safety’

The Case In opposition to ‘Border Safety’

Voters want more open borders, not a ‘smart wall.’ Democrats should listen.By Daniel DenvirMr. Denvir is the author of the forthcoming “All-American Nativism.”Feb. 11, 2019ImageProtesters gathered on the American side of the border against a new construction plan for about 34km of steel wall between Santa Teresa, New Mexico, and Ejido San Jeronimo, Mexico last…

The Grammys did a pair of things staunch, but the indicate was once aloof completely unwatchable – USA TODAY

The Grammys did a pair of things staunch, but the indicate was once aloof completely unwatchable – USA TODAY

CLOSE From surprise appearances to bizarre performances, here are 5 can’t-miss moments from the Grammy Awards. USA TODAYAt least the Grammys did a few things right this year. After 2018’s controversial ceremony, which largely excluded women from the telecast’s winners and once again snubbed hip-hop artists in the main categories, Sunday’s show was quite a shift.…

Perform you love Earth’s solid surface and lifestyles-inclined native weather? Thank your lucky (huge) superstar – Phys.org

Perform you love Earth’s solid surface and lifestyles-inclined native weather? Thank your lucky (huge) superstar – Phys.org

Home Astronomy & Space Astronomy February 11, 2019 February 11, 2019 by Michael Meyer, University of Michigan Planetary systems born in dense and massive star-forming regions inherit substantial amounts of Aluminium-26, which dries out their building blocks before accretion (left). Planets formed in low-mass star-forming regions accrete many water-rich bodies and emerge as ocean worlds…

How Kacey Musgraves, Grammy album of the 365 days winner, broke in the course of the country music bubble – The Washington Publish

How Kacey Musgraves, Grammy album of the 365 days winner, broke in the course of the country music bubble – The Washington Publish

Kacey Musgraves holds her four Grammy awards: album of the year, best country album, best country song and best country solo performance. (Amanda Edwards/Getty Images) Emily Yahr Style reporter covering pop culture and entertainment February 11 at 6:00 AM You can never really guess what will happen at the Grammy Awards, but when Kacey Musgraves…

A Geopolitical Showdown in Venezuela Will Handiest Assemble Issues Worse

A Geopolitical Showdown in Venezuela Will Handiest Assemble Issues Worse

The Trump administration wants to reassert U.S. influence in Latin America, but its all-or-nothing approach undermines the possibility of a peaceful transition. By Alejandro VelascoProfessor Velasco is a historian and a specialist in Venezuelan politics and urban development.Feb. 5, 2019ImageA supporter of President Nicolás Maduro at a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, on Saturday.CreditCreditMeridith Kohut for…

Republicans gush over Klobuchar – POLITICO

Republicans gush over Klobuchar – POLITICO

Minnesota Democrat Amy Klobuchar confers with Committee Chair Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) during a Senate Judiciary hearing on Jan. 15, 2019. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo 2020 ELections GOP senators praised the Minnesota Democrat for her deal-cutting ways — even as they worried it could doom her presidential bid. Amy Klobuchar has an unusual constituency behind her…

‘Bewildering, dire, disastrous’: Queen has a Brexit destroy out plan, but how harmful will or no longer it’s? – USA TODAY

‘Bewildering, dire, disastrous’: Queen has a Brexit destroy out plan, but how harmful will or no longer it’s? – USA TODAY

An anti-Brexit protester holds a banner as he talks to the media outside the European Commission’s headquarters in Brussels on Feb. 7, 2019. (Photo: Francisco Seco, AP)ROMFORD, England – Unlike the Queen, whose nuclear-war escape plan has been updated for any Brexit backlash, retiree Ian Day has no get-out-quick strategy if Britain’s European Union exit causes disturbances, whether…

Iran marks Fortieth anniversary of Islamic revolution – Aljazeera.com

Iran marks Fortieth anniversary of Islamic revolution – Aljazeera.com

Tehran, Iran – Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution, renewing their allegiance to the country’s Islamic principles at a time of rising economic and political pressure amid the resumption of punishing US sanctions. In his address to the demonstrators gathered at Tehran’s Azadi…

The 2019 Grammy Awards: Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Hold Fine – NPR

The 2019 Grammy Awards: Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino Hold Fine – NPR

Kacey Musgraves holds the four Grammys she won Sunday night. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy hide caption toggle caption Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Kacey Musgraves holds the four Grammys she won Sunday night. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for The Recording Academy We made it, everyone! This year’s Grammy…

Washington on the brink as contemporary shutdown looms – CNN

Washington on the brink as contemporary shutdown looms – CNN

(CNN)America could be sliding toward a new government shutdown and President Donald Trump may face a fateful choice over his border wall as another knife-edge week opens in Washington.Democratic and Republican negotiators last week seemed to be on course for a deal to fund the government and boost border security short of paying for a…

Va. Democrats weigh initiation of impeachment proceedings in opposition to Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax – The Washington Post

Va. Democrats weigh initiation of impeachment proceedings in opposition to Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax – The Washington Post

Virginia Democratic lawmakers began circulating a draft resolution Sunday to begin impeachment proceedings against Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (D) over allegations of sexual assault that have been leveled against him by two ­women. Fairfax has fended off calls from the state Democratic Party and some state and national lawmakers to resign after Vanessa Tyson and…

The Ideally edifying Grammy Snubs and Surprises – Fluctuate

The Ideally edifying Grammy Snubs and Surprises – Fluctuate

February 10, 2019 10:57PM PT If you were hoping to an excuse to rage-tweet, like Bruno sweeping over Kendrick or Adele besting Beyonce, what a disappointment this Grammys must have been. You know what happens at the end of every Grammys telecast: Cue the outrage. Except, what are we going to do with our reserves of…

The United States’s Customary Identity Politics

The United States’s Customary Identity Politics

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum at Ohio State University“The Hyphenated American,” cartoon by J.S. Pughe from Puck magazine, August 9, 1899We hear a great deal these days about how the right’s hostility to “identity politics,” inflamed by advocates like BreitbartNews, its erstwhile editor Steve Bannon, and Fox News, enabled the rise of Donald…

Here Are the 2019 GRAMMY Award Winners – HYPEBEAST

Here Are the 2019 GRAMMY Award Winners – HYPEBEAST

The 61st annual Grammy awards ceremony is live tonight (Feb. 10) at 8 p.m. EST, live from the Staples Center in LA. This year’s Grammys will feature performances from Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B, Janelle Monaé, Diana Ross, Travis Scott, Lady Gaga, St. Vincent with Dua Lipa, Post Malone with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and…

US And South Korea Attain Defense force Price Deal Ahead Summit – NPR

US And South Korea Attain Defense force Price Deal Ahead Summit – NPR

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (R) shakes hands with Timothy Betts, acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the U.S. Department of State (L) during their meeting on Feb. 10. Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Pool/Getty Images South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (R) shakes hands with…

White Dwelling chief of team Mick Mulvaney may well no longer rule out probability of any other shutdown – AOL

White Dwelling chief of team Mick Mulvaney may well no longer rule out probability of any other shutdown – AOL

WASHINGTON — Five days ahead of the latest funding deadline, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that he “absolutely cannot” rule out the possibility of another partial government shutdown if Congress doesn’t come to an agreement that includes substantial funding for a border wall.Mulvaney blamed the uncertainty on congressional Democrats, arguing…

Beto O’Rourke On the Street: An Annotated Shuttle Log

Beto O’Rourke On the Street: An Annotated Shuttle Log

Mr. O’Rourke, considering a run for president, took to the road to find answers. And he wrote quite a bit about it.ImageBeto O’Rourke, then a Texas Congressman, climbs in his truck after greeting supporters outside Fire Station No. 2 in El Paso last fall.CreditCreditTodd Heisler/The New York TimesBeto O’Rourke does not know whether he wants…

Why this one year’s Unlit History Month is pivotal

Why this one year’s Unlit History Month is pivotal

Peniel Joseph is the Barbara Jordan Chair in Ethics and Political Values and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is also a professor of history. He is the author of several books,…

Label Twitter, please avoid the 2020 election

Label Twitter, please avoid the 2020 election

Brands are coming for the 2020 national election, whether you like it or not. Don’t believe me? Take a look at how brand Twitter has evolved in the past few years. We started off 2017 with MoonPie, a graham cracker marshmallow dessert, telling absurd jokes on Twitter. It was slightly annoying to watch a brand…

At San Francisco International Airport, interior most contractors tackle safety screening. Is it the airport of the long speed? – Washington Put up

At San Francisco International Airport, interior most contractors tackle safety screening. Is it the airport of the long speed? – Washington Put up

Lori Aratani Reporter focusing on transportation issues, including airports, airlines, and the nation’s railroad and subway systems February 10 at 7:16 PM During the partial government shutdown, screeners at two Silicon Valley airports, San Francisco and San Jose International, moved thousands of people through security checkpoints. Operations at the airports, 35 miles apart, looked similar —…

Mistress’ Brother Leaked Bezos’ Enthralling Texts to Enquirer, Sources State – The Everyday Beast

Mistress’ Brother Leaked Bezos’ Enthralling Texts to Enquirer, Sources State – The Everyday Beast

The brother of Jeff Bezos’ mistress, Lauren Sanchez, supplied the couple’s racy texts to the National Enquirer, multiple sources inside AMI, the tabloid’s parent company, told The Daily Beast.Another source who has been in extensive communication with senior leaders at AMI confirmed that Michael Sanchez first supplied Bezos’ texts to the Enquirer.AMI has previously refused…

Lakers’ Magic Johnson says Pelicans did not act in perfect faith – ESPN

Lakers’ Magic Johnson says Pelicans did not act in perfect faith – ESPN

8:49 PM ETDave McMenaminESPN Staff Writer CloseLakers and NBA reporter for ESPN. Covered the Lakers and NBA for ESPNLosAngeles.com from 2009-14, the Cavaliers from 2014-18 for ESPN.com and the NBA for NBA.com from 2005-09.PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Lakers president Magic Johnson said the New Orleans Pelicans operated in bad faith during negotiations with his team…