Paid events contradiction

While Carson’s Business Manager insists that all paid speaking engagements for Carson during the campaign were contracted for in advance with nothing new added since July 2014, his Communications Director disagrees: Carson’s business office continued scheduling paid speaking engagements through January 2015. Carson is set to give an unspecified number of paid speeches extending into […]

Charges for events

Carson breaks from tradition by continuing to charge for speaking events while campaigning for President. Business Manager: If he’s booked through the Washington Speakers Bureau, he’s being paid. While…the doctor continues to give paid speeches, they were all booked far in advance. It’s a contractual situation…No new paid speeches [have] been put on Carson’s schedule […]


President Obama says he and Michelle are grieving alongside the Biden family. Michelle and I are grieving tonight.  Beau Biden was a friend of ours.  His beloved family – Hallie, Natalie, and Hunter – are friends of ours.  And Joe and Jill Biden are as good as friends get…Beau took after Joe.  He studied the law, like […]

Beau Biden dies at 46

Beau Biden dies of brain cancer nearly two years after he was first diagnosed. Joe Biden was at his son’s side when he died: It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage […]

Lays down mattress

After nine months Sulkowicz completes her performance art project, laying the mattress to rest in her parents living room, with the intent to later sell the art piece to a museum. With Nungesser and herself having both graduated, she says that she has no further use for the mattress. I’m not going to just throw […]

Dozen Melbourne women join

This week at least a dozen women leave Melbourne, Australia behind to go join Islamic State. At least five of those reach out over social media to say that they have successfully joined the terrorist group. It is strongly suspected that several of the women are forced into sexual servitude, with the rest unaccounted for […]


After a long hiatus, two time World Fantasy Award winner, Weirdbook Magazine, is being relaunched with Issue #31. Editor: I’m extremely excited about the opportunity to revive such a wonderful magazine. We are looking for original well-written weird stories. Our tastes are broad and we are looking for any of the following: fantasy, dark fantasy, sword and sorcery, ghost, […]

Warriors 104-90 Rockets Game 5

The Warriors win 104-90. Curry scores 26 points and Barnes scores 24 points. Howard scores 18 points and 16 rebounds, Harden scores 14 points for the Rockets. Golden State win West Finals 4-1. The Warriors gets in the Nba Finals first time in 40 years and plays The Cleveland Cavaliers. Curry on NBA Finals: Why not […]

Tanith Lee dies at 67

Lee dies after long battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband. Editor: Lee died peacefully in her sleep May 24, 2015 after a long illness.

Cavaliers 118-88 Hawks Game 4

The Cavaliers win 118-88. James scores 23 points, Smith scores 18 points and Thompson scores 16 points and 11 rebounds. Teague scores 17 points and Millsap scores 16 points for the Hawks. Cleveland wins East Series 4-0. James on NBA Finals: I’m a guy who believes in unfinished business…I understood what these people were going through, the people […]

Opening in Abu Dhabi, Mexico

Fieri says he is getting ready to open up in Abu Dhabi and that he’s going to be doing a couple of restaurants in Mexico.  The locations would be his first international brick and mortar eateries.

Coral Sky Amphitheater opening

Fieri opens a Guy’s Burger Joint at the Coral Sky Amphitheater in West Palm Beach, Florida, the latest of one of 12 Live Nation amphitheaters to open Guy Fieri eateries in major U.S. Markets.

2016 Candidates Contest winners

Thank you for participating in the 2016 Candidates Contest. There were 154 posts in total. The winners are: Sara Feldman with 55 posts ($50) Mudit Chauhan with 54 posts ($20) Natalie Frank follows up with 44 posts ($10) We didn’t have any other writers adding more than five posts so we will keep the $20 for the next time Final counts are here […]

Clooney, Balsam Divorce

The couple divorce after nearly three years of marriage. Clooney claims the reason for this divorce was his youth. I probably, definitely, wasn’t someone who should have been married at that point, I just don’t feel like I gave Talia a fair shot. George’s father, Nick: Talia is a lovely girl. But they probably shouldn’t have […]

Clooney, Balsam marry

The couple marry in Vegas. The couple have only been dating for a few months and the wedding is a small affair, with only close family present. An Elvis impersonator officiates at their wedding.

Part of Bijani team

Carson is one of the surgeons on the team that attempts the first separation of conjoined twins joined at the skull. Neither twin survives.  The women certainly understood the risks and were determined to proceed. I felt compelled to get involved to help give them their best chance at survival and separation, and I have […]

Memorial Day message

Kasich tweets a photo of a military memorial with his own quote: God bless the men & woman who defend the values that we hold dear. #MemorialDay — John Kasich (@JohnKasich) May 25, 2015

Memorial Day message

Carson tweets a Memorial Day message with pictures of American flags with two quotes. The first is from Wallace Bruce: Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty ours. The second is a quote of his own: Remembering the men and women who gave their lives in service for our country

Signs anti-tax pledge

Rubio signs Americans for Tax Reform’s (ATR) anti-tax pledge to oppose any tax increase if elected president. ATR’s president: By signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge to the American people, Senator Rubio continues to protect American taxpayers against higher taxes.

Criticizes attention to social issues

Pataki airs a commercial in New Hampshire criticizing Republicans for attending too much to the social issues around them as opposed to dealing with economic and foreign policy problems. Defeating Islamic terrorists, shrinking government, growing the economy — these are the issues that matter most. These are the issues that matter most. Instead we’re debating social […]

Memorial Day message

Cruz tweets a gif of the American flag waving behind the words This #MemorialDay join me in honoring our servicemen & women who've fallen; it's their sacrifice that keeps us free. — Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) May 25, 2015

May cede Florida primary

Walker says he may not compete in Florida’s March 15 primary to gain an financial advantage. If we chose to get in, I don’t think there’s a state out there we wouldn’t play in…I mean, other than maybe Florida, where Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are at least in some of the polls essentially tied….They’re […]

Memorial Day message

Jindal tweets a Memorial Day message: Today we honor, remember, and reflect for those who have paid the ultimate price to protect the freedoms we hold dear. — Gov. Bobby Jindal (@BobbyJindal) May 25, 2015

Sworn in for second term

Pataki is sworn in for a second term as the Governor of New York. We believe in people, not bureaucracy. We believe in raising hopes, not raising taxes, the power of the individual and unbridled hope for the future. New York stands at the dawn of its greatest day.

This Week interview

Walker talks about the possibility of putting U.S. boots on the ground to fight ISIS in Syria in an interview to ABC’s This Week. We have to be – go beyond just aggressive air strikes. We have to look at other surgical methods. And ultimately, we have to be prepared to put boots on the […]

Memorial Day message

Perry tweets a Memorial Day message, including a photo of himself standing in front of a military cemetery, with his back to the camera. Today @AnitaPerryTX and I pray for those who made the ultimate sacrifice defending America, and their loved ones. — Rick Perry (@GovernorPerry) May 25, 2015

Memorial Day message

Huckabee posts a Memorial Day message on Facebook. Memorial Day: Remember the fallen The message is superimposed over a picture on the American flag with his campaign logo at the bottom.

Sworn in

Pataki is sworn in as Governor of New York: The change of administrations that we have just witnessed marks not just a transfer of political authority but a renewal of the democratic sanction under which it occurs, a reaffirmation of our common belief in a system of government that is ultimately answerable solely to the […]

Memorial Day message

Santorum tweets Memorial Day message Remembering our fallen heroes this #MemorialDay. America stands because of their brave fight for freedom. — Rick Santorum (@RickSantorum) May 24, 2015

Defends amendments to Iran legislation

Rubio defends the two amendments that he wants to be added to proposed legislation on Iran nuclear deal. I by no means endorse the plan outlined in the fact sheet, but the fact that they are saying it is a poison pill to require the president to sign a deal that reflects what he says […]

Obama ‘jeopardizing security’

Pataki says he is concerned that President Obama is jeopardizing U.S. security. There is no question in my mind he is jeopardizing our security. You cannot turn terrorists loose, turn them back to where they came from, and not expect them to engage in that activity again. We’ve already seen the example of a number of […]

Defends NSA’s snooping program

Rubio writes an article in USA Today defending NSA’s phone-snooping program. He claims that there has not been a not a single documented case of abuse of NSA’s program. The government is not listening to your phone calls or recording them unless you are a terrorist or talking to a terrorist outside the United States…There […]

Official campaign launch

Sanders formally launches his bid to unseat Hillary Clinton from the left, on the shore of Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont: Today, with your support and the support of millions of people throughout this country, we begin a political revolution to transform our country economically, politically, socially and environmentally…There is something profoundly wrong when the top one-tenth […]

Presidential run announcement expected

In a fundraising email, Santorum acknowledges a tough road ahead — but also signals he is likely to take another stab. If I announce a campaign for president tomorrow, I’m really going to have an uphill battle ahead of me. The GOP field is already crowded, and it’s extremely competitive. In his fundraising email, he says he will […]

Plans HuB apartment complex

Biter plans to add a seven-story residential building with 90 one and two bedroom apartments, called called HuB Lofts, next to the HuB business incubator. The 1000 sq ft units will rent for $1600 a month and are targeted to those who work in the incubator, with 30 inquiries so far. The 5,500 sq ft ground floor […]

Memorial Day post

Chafee posts an image of American flags in front of headstones and McCrae’s famous war poem In Flanders Fields on Facebook. In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are […]

Addresses lack of computer experience

HP hires Fiorina as CEO although she has no experience in the computer industry. She says the company has plenty of computer people, she plans to focus more on the type of person who should be running the company. Look, lack of computer expertise is not Hewlett-Packard’s problem. There are loads of people here who […]

Lauds federal appeals court’s NSA ruling

Paul lauds the federal appeals court’s ruling on NSA for illegal spying. This is a big deal. We’ve been waiting for this for over a year now. I sued the NSA last year because I think that the whole program really is not consistent with the Fourth Amendment and what we find out today is that […]

Criticizes Bush’s Iraq remarks

Paul criticizes Jeb Bush for his remarks on Iraq in an interview to Politico. [Iraq] is an important question and [Bush gave] an incredibly fumbled answer…I don’t think it’s hypothetical whether or not it’s a good idea to topple secular dictators in the Middle East and hope to get a good outcome and hope that stability […]

Constitutional Champion award

Paul wins the Constitutional Champion award given out by The Constitution Project, a bipartisan legal watchdog group. Group’s president: Sen. Paul has been a vocal critic of NSA spying. He introduced legislation declaring that the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution shall not be construed to allow any U.S. government agency to search the phone records of […]

Council on Foreign Relations foreign policy speech

Rubio lays out his foreign policy vision in his talk at the Council on Foreign Relations. He criticizes Obama and calls for bigger military budget. He also wants America to take a more aggressive stance across the globe. American strength is a means of preventing war, not promoting it…Sadly, I believe President Obama often disagrees […]

Breast cancer surgery

Fiorina has surgery for breast cancer at Stanford hospital less than two weeks after her diagnosis. Chief of staff: Fiorina has an excellent prognosis for a full recovery, and is expected to return to all of the activities to which she is enthusiastically committed.

‘Legalized gay marriage is danger to Christianity’

Rubio says that the push to legalize same sex marriage pose a danger to survival of Christianity. If you think about it, we are at the water’s edge of the argument that mainstream Christian teaching is hate speech. Because today we’ve reached the point in our society where if you do not support same-sex marriage […]

Rockets 128-115 Warriors Game 4

The Rockets win 128-115. Harden scores 45 points, Howard scores 14 points and 12 rebounds. Thompson scores 24 points, Curry scores 23 points and Green scores 21 points for the Warriors. Golden State leads West Finals 3-1. Coach McHale on James: James had a phenomenal game. Curry on concussion: It was all minor stuff compared to […]

Wins third term as South Carolina Senator

Graham defeats Hutto to be elected to United States Senate from South Carolina for third time. He receives 54.3% of the votes. I think the verdict is in. South Carolina voters think solving problems and working across party lines was not mutually exclusive to being conservative…Every election is a rebirth of democracy. I dedicate this […]

Launches presidential exploratory committee

Graham officially launches his presidential exploratory committee named ‘Security through Strength’ to look into his prospects for 2016 presidential elections. I’m going to take a look at the presidential primary on the Republican side. We’ll have an organization up and running today…This organization will allow people to donate money and their time and resources to […]

McCoy Lee Porter born

Porter and Mayfield give birth to McCoy Lee Porter, a baby boy, who weighs in at eight pounds, five ounces and 20.5 inches long. After a 44 Hour odyssey, #HousePorter has a new heir! Mommy and baby boy are both healthy and resting! Thank you all for the positive light!

Wants ground troops to fight ISIS

In an interview to Face the Nation Graham says he wants the United States to send 10,00 ground troops to fight ISIS. An aerial campaign will not destroy them…You’re going to need boots on the ground, not only in Iraq, but in Syria.

‘Iranians Are Liars’

Graham criticizes Obama for negotiating with Iran and claims that Iranians are liars in an address to Southern Republican Leadership Conference. I ran the pool room when I was a kid and I met a lot of liars, and I know the Iranians are liars…The Iranians cheat and they lie. They are a radical regime. […]

No regrets on Iran letter

Paul says that he has no regrets on sending open letter to Iran regarding the negations on nuclear deal in an interview with Beck on his radio show. I don’t want just any old agreement, I want the agreement to mean something. Most of the sanctions [against Iran] were passed by Congress. The president can’t undo […]