Friday, December 26 - New Zealand Herald ... allies to mediate in war with Greece. ... elections and congratulates the ... up the pieces of Richard Nixon's scandal-shattered White House ... 12/18/2014 - 7:22 am | View Link
Friday, December 26 Today is Friday, Dec. 26, the 360th day of 2014. There are 5 days left in the year.Highlights in history on this date:1492 - Explorer Christopher Columbus founds a European settlement on the island of Hispaniola.1793 - French... 12/18/2014 - 7:35 pm | View Link
White House welcomes start of Cyprus peace talks The United States congratulates the two leaders for the courage and vision that enabled them to reach agreement on this important statement, which embodies key principles to guide their further work,” the White House ... response to a Greece-backed ... 02/12/2014 - 2:17 am | View Link
Obama congratulates winner of Egyptian vote: White House WASHINGTON: U.S. President Barack Obama congratulated Egyptian President-elect Mohammed Mursi by phone on Sunday, and also called the Islamist's defeated rival, Ahmed Shafiq, to encourage him to stay active in Egyptian politics, the White House said. 06/24/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
White House congratulates Greece on elections The statement from the press secretary called on Greece to quickly form a new government that can make "timely progress" on the economic challenges facing the Greek people. The White House called on Greece to remain in "the euro area while respecting a ... 06/17/2012 - 6:19 pm | View Link
White House congratulates Greece on elections WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is congratulating the Greek people for holding that country's election in difficult times. The statement from the press secretary called on Greece to quickly form a new government that can make "timely progress" on the ... 06/17/2012 - 6:08 pm | View Link
White House congratulates Greece on elections, calls for 'timely progress' WASHINGTON — The White House is congratulating the Greek people for holding that country's election in difficult times. The statement from the press secretary called on Greece to quickly form a new government that can make "timely progress" on the ... 06/17/2012 - 5:53 pm | View Link
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Last white House Dem falls in Deep South | TheHill Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) was the last white House Democrat representing the Deep South. 12/21/2014 - 10:04 pm | View Website
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Continuing his fierce criticism of Vladimir Putin's job performance as Russian president, economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman writes today that the economic crisis confronting Russia illustrates the perils of a warmongering foreign policy -- perils, Krugman argues, that the disastrous Iraq War should have made abundantly clear."You can’t treat a modern society the way ancient Rome treated a conquered province without destroying the very wealth you’re trying to seize," Krugman explains.
It's a hell of a time to put the show on hiatus for the week, but maybe it's for the best. There wouldn't likely be anything we could do from where we sit to settle tensions down, and while there's plenty to talk about outside of events in New York, it'd be hard to pretend it wasn't a preoccupation.
So instead, we'll lean on our favorite trick for holiday breaks: time travel.
A specter is haunting the NBA -- the specter of socialism. The league already has in place a redistributive model, with wealthy teams paying taxes to help bankroll small-market franchises. But recently, Michele Roberts, the new Players’ Association executive director, issued a bold opening salvo in her early tenure, speaking in terms that can only be described as Marxist and asserting the singular value of the players.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE…
For the Win
Mallory Ortberg imagines Ayn Rand reviews of children's movies in The New Yorker:
“The Little Mermaid”
A young woman achieves all of her goals. She finds an object of value—in this case, a broad-chested brunet man—and sacrifices as much as she believes necessary (the ocean, talking, etc.) in order to acquire him.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - When Republicans take full control of Congress on Jan. 6, they will face decisions on major changes at the Congressional Budget Office, including possibly naming a new head and changing the rules used to assess the cost of legislation. Conservative groups have been calling for the replacement of CBO Director Doug Elmendorf, who was appointed by Democrats in 2009 and whose term expires next month.