Over at Rachel Maddow's show blog, a post about news from various sources indicating the White House may be caving on Miranda rights. But don't worry, US Attorney General Eric Holder's statements would have us believe only citizens who are suspected of terrorism don't need Miranda warnings. And there's no way any innocent American citizen could mistakenly be accused or suspected of being a terrorist.
Rep. Mike Nearman, a Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, was ejected from it Thursday over his part in an armed incursion there last year. The vote to expel him was 59-1; he was the only member to vote against it. Video evidence was key in condemning him so completely. In a widely anticipated… READ THE REST
Emmanuel Macron, elected on a liberal platform but veering hard to the right since, is president of France. On a meet-and-greet this week in Tain l'Hermitage, a member of the public gave him an open-handed slap. Macron coiled away as his bodyguards lurched at the slapper. The man, who was wearing a mask, appears to… READ THE REST
A man slapped French President Emmanuel Macron while the politician was visiting La Drôme in southeast France today. "A man indeed tried to hit the President of the Republic," the Elysee told CNN. "We have no further comments at this point. Exchanges with the crowd and handshakes resumed. The trip continues." READ THE REST
Sometimes, the world can bring back something that might have been headed for the dustbin of history if fate hadn't intervened. Case in point: journaling. While the art of chronicling your life and activities hadn't disappeared, it was definitely waning before last year. Then, COVID hit — and many of those who faced anxiety and new… READ THE REST
From tablets and laptops to desktop computers, you can always feel confident you're getting a quality piece of tech if there's an Apple name on it. Unfortunately, that level of security comes with a price tag as the Cupertino titan invariably creates top-notch products and charges a premium price for that level of performance. But… READ THE REST
We've all finally acknowledged that coffee isn't just a mug of flavored water you swig in the morning to perk up your day, right? The brewological arts have elevated in recent years. Sure, you can buy a can of coffee crystals or grab a latte at Starbucks, but that's just maintenance. For true lovers of… READ THE REST