When war reporter James Foley wasn’t writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP or appearing on the PBS “NewsHour,” he occasionally shared stories on his own blog, aptly titled “A World of Troubles.” For a subtitle, he chose the famous Carl von Clausewitz sentence “War is fought by human beings.”
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One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in north St. Louis. The shooting happened near Riverview Boulevard and McLaran Avenue. No officers were injured.
New Poll Finds the Desire for “Every Kid to get a Trophy” Strongly Correlates with Political Beliefsreason.com
The latest Reason-Rupe poll finds that when it comes to kids and their trophies, 57 percent of Americans think only the winning players should receive them. Another 40 percent say all kids on a sport team should receive a trophy for their participation.
Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo are trying to hammer out a roadmap for the Gaza Strip after Egypt announced a 24-hour extension of the cease-fire to allow more time for the talks.
It was perhaps only a matter of time before Democrats, in the midst of a challenging midterm election campaign, began distancing themselves from an unpopular president. President Barack Obama’s average approval rating sits at 41.6%, according to Real Clear Politics, and he has been under fire recently for the way he has handled crises both […]
Pope Francis is “profoundly saddened” by news that the wife of his nephew and her two young children have been killed, Vatican Radio reports. His nephew is in intensive care.
The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. The decision comes after a federal judge’s ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation, a situation deemed unconstitutional. In response, the Justice Department said the […]
The Islamic State group has an army of more than 50,000 fighters in Syria, and recruited 6,000 people in the last month, a monitoring group has said. Rami Abdel Rahman, the director of the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said on Tuesday that the group’s recruitment push was gathering pace every month.
Forget earnest platitudes. Jesse Williams is using his platform to raise radical consciousness and encourage action
Transparency International just released its “Corruption Perceptions Index”(CPI) for 2014. This index surveys experts on public sector corruption in 177 countries. The US scored a 77 on the 0 to 100 scale. This places America 19th on the list. Ten years ago we placed 14th. Why have we declined? This is a subject that has […]
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I remember being at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit when the wraps cam off this second generation Fusion in 2013. The styling on this mainstream family sedan was a game changer. Complete with a nod to Aston Martin in the front grille treatment, the Ford styling team did a great job of […]
Listen to this clip from the August 18, 2014 edition of Jerry Doyle Show President Obama took a break from vacation and returned to the White House to meet with Biden, Eric Holder and other advisers to discuss, ostensibly, the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri. But was that the real reason for […]
The Justice Department has filed suit on your behalf against the Pennsylvania State Police. They are alleging, in a ten-page complaint, that the State Police are discriminating against female applicants by requiring them to complete the same physical fitness test as male applicants. The Justice Department is demanding not only that the test be thrown […]
Since the economic crisis of 2008-2009, the Federal Reserve – America’s central bank – has expanded the money supply in the banking system by over $4 trillion, and has manipulated key interest rates to keep them so artificially low that when adjusted for price inflation, several of them have been actually negative. We should not […]
Recently while visiting the Tri Sate area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut I had the opportunity to sample the 2014 Range Rover Sport V6 SC HSE with the slick 8 speed automatic transmission. Any time I get the chance to get behind the wheel of Rang Rover product it is always a pleasure. […]
North of Mosul, at the base of the Zagros Mountains, sits the Mosul Dam. The reservoir behind the dam holds a trillion gallons of water. Were the dam to break the resulting flood could kill as many as 500,000 people living downstream. The Mosul Dam is now in the hands of ISIS, the psychotic Islamic […]
Over the last year and a half, Pope Francis has injected a new sense of excitement around the Catholic Church and the world’s oldest institution, the Papacy. He’s won the hearts and minds of millions for not just talking about faith but actually walking in the footsteps of Christ by living by his example. Whether […]
As the situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate, listeners are voicing their strong opinions about our involvement. The following was sent to me by a listener, CJ, and while she and I disagree on some things, she makes some really good points that I think are worth your consideration. I heard you call ISIS a terrorist organization. […]
Listen to this clip from the August 13, 2014 edition of Jerry Doyle Show From the regulations surrounding the administration of a lethal injection to the perceived need to understand the mindset of a rapist, America has gotten soft - but it’s not easy to pinpoint the reason why. Sure, it’s simple to lay blame at the low hanging […]
So I am motoring along a twisty section of road behind Orlando’s International Airport with a retractable convertible top down. Steely Dan’s Kid Charlemagne is blasting through the “Bose studio on wheels” headrest speakers on this perfect night. For a moment, all is right with the weather, the world and the car. The 2014 Infiniti […]
There’s a long history of the US trying to spread democracy in other parts of the world. But much of the Middle Muslim world has proved problematic. In this edition of Inside America, we examine the role U.S. has played in promoting democracy in the Muslim world and ask whether it is the best candidate for […]
Bloated government budgets at the local, state and federal level are causing problems in the economy. Most local and state governments require a balanced budget annually while the federal government is never required to balance its budget. On the federal level, for the past 50 years, the annual government deficits have resulted in a huge […]
We live at a time when politicians and bureaucrats only know one public policy: more and bigger government. Yet, there was a time when even those who served in government defended limited and smaller government. One of the greatest of these died one hundred years ago on August 27, 1914, the Austrian economist Eugen von […]
The Lexus RX invented the luxury crossover segment fifteen years ago. The vehicle has become the benchmark for the luxury crossover segment. All other automakers target the RX as the best in segment when they are designing their alternative offerings. In 2006, Lexus added a hybrid variant of the popular model. This week’s test vehicle […]
In this week’s show, sad news from the Island of Sodor: Thomas The Tank Engine Quits! Plus – Drunk Pundits!
EpicTimes Founder, Jerry Doyle was a guest on NewsmaxTV’s “Midpoint” with Ed Berliner on Friday to discuss the crisis in Iraq, the outbreak of Ebola and the questions that revolve around “The Ebola Gay”. Jerry also addresses the issue of “America’s Mojo” and wonders if we’ve lost it – there is plenty of evidence […]
On the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War I, with children dying in the streets of Gaza and the world still blowing up at discordantly frequent intervals, I was thumbing through a book of poems by Wilfred Owen. Owen was born in 1893, and though he did not lead a charmed life, […]
Borrowers with federal student loans, long promoted as the safest way to borrow for college, appear to be buckling under the weight of their debt, new data show. More than half of Direct Loans, the most common type of federal student loan, aren’t being repaid on time or as expected, according to figures from the […]
The last time she took to the stage, the prototype of the mobile phone was undergoing its first trials. And as she emerges from her 35-year time capsule to perform once again, singer Kate Bush is faced with a different world. While most concerts are now aglow with phones and tablets, Bush is taking a stand against […]
There’s nothing wrong with recycling the tried-and-testeds of magic. Most magicians do. But it’s time to shock and delight audiences anew. Ninety percent of magicians perform other magicians’ material. They don’t just take the tricks; they take the whole routines—the lines, the timing, the movement. Sometimes they steal proprietary illusions like Losander’s Floating Table or Piff […]
Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, telling dozens of cheering supporters outside a Texas courthouse that he would “fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.”
Ballot initiatives are a nearly fool-proof way to raise the wage, and they also tend to increase pay in more comprehensive ways. When voters head to the polls for the midterm elections this November, they’ll be deciding more than what political party controls Congress. The paychecks of tens of thousands of workers will also be […]
Steve Ballmer, who retired from Microsoft as CEO in February, has stepped down from his position on the company’s board. In a statement posted on Microsoft’s website today, Ballmer announced via a letter to Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella, that he will be leaving the board to primarily focus on his new ownership of the […]
Canada’s transportation safety watchdog said Tuesday that myriad failures in equipment, training and oversight led to the crude oil train derailment that killed 47 people in a Quebec town last year — and that the disaster could repeat itself unless regulators and industry take action.
Summer is the perfect time to get your fill of nature, so why not do it in comfort and style with these 12 plush out-in-the-open hotels?
Could it be that our long national nightmare is just beginning? Could it be that after decade upon decade of refusing to address the cost of racism in America, the bill has finally come due?
How well can your four-year-old draw? The ability of four-year-old children to draw to draw a child may be linked to their intelligence at age 14, a new study suggests.
Mitt Romney will join forces again with Paul Ryan, as the 2012 GOP vice presidential candidate promotes his new book Thursday in Chicago. The 2012 Republican ticket’s appearance at the Union League Club of Chicago is part of Ryan’s book tour for The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea, which hit bookshelves this week.
The Pentagon has stuck with the F-35 Lightning Joint Strike Fighter program despite dozens of technical problems and delays, strategic concerns, and massive cost overruns that have nearly doubled the initial cost estimate, raising the cost of building the planes to around $400 billion with a lifetime cost of up to $1.5 trillion.
Google’s self-driving cars are designed to exceed the speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour because stubbornly obeying the law can be a danger to everyone on the road.
David Plouffe, Obama’s former campaign manager, will be joining Uber to run communications and policy. It’s a big growing moment for the transportation company, as it looks to disrupt more markets and more industries.
Apple is looking for a new head of communications, and former White House press secretary Jay Carney is once again rumored to be under consideration for the position. The latest murmurs come from Kara Swisher’s post on David Plouffe joining Uber. Swisher insists Carney “is still in the running to take over the top comms […]
While kids’ camp attendance has declined, forcing many organizations to shutter their cabins and sell off their land, the number of camps for grown-ups has swelled faster than a mosquito bite, totaling 800 in all. That’s an estimated 10% increase a year over the past 10 years, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Feathers are flying in New Hampshire following the arrest of a state Republican party staffer who dressed in a chicken suit and allegedly disrupted a parade that featured two prominent Democratic politicians.
The risk of an eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region. The risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have made the change from Adidas to Under Armour, but the team isn’t making any drastic changes to its uniforms.
Some 95% of people, faced with a choice to be honest or not, paid their dollar at an honor-system street rack for Honest Tea this year.
The murder of James Foley is intended as warning to America to stay out of Iraq.
The halftime show at the Super Bowl is coveted by artists in the music industry, but this year the National Football League is asking potential performers to pay to play the high-profile gig, according to The Wall Street Journal. And the proposition has returned frosty responses from the three final candidates: Coldplay, Rihanna, and Katy Perry.
The following is a public service message from Jerry Doyle and EpicTimes. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a great way to raise money and awareness for a terrible disease, but many people are caught up in the game of “One-upmanship” and are looking for bigger and bolder ways to make their ALS challenge stand […]
Marvel released the first picture of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, the shady looking career criminal who turns good and becomes Ant-Man.
A crocodile named Michael Jackson has been shot dead in the Northern Territory after it snatched a man in front of his wife.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment Friday on abuse of power charges will complicate his plans for a presidential run in 2016. But in reality, he was already a very long shot. Perry, a Republican, would have almost no chance of being elected if he were found guilty of abuse of official capacity or coercion of […]
Pope Francis said on Monday the international community would be justified in stopping Islamist militants in Iraq, but that it should not be up to a single nation to decide how to intervene in the conflict.