Walter Brasch

09/29/2016 - 11:00am

    The New York Post, a Rupert Murdoch tabloid publication that isn’t likely to win a Pulitzer Prize anytime soon, splashed a full page picture of a smiling Jennifer Anniston on its Sept. 21 front cover. In the upper left-hand space it placed all-capitals text: “BRANGELINA 2004–2016.” Inside the Post were four full consecutive...

02/17/2016 - 7:00am

    The Millard Public Schools in Omaha, Neb., will not allow its students to substitute marching band for its requirement that students take three semesters of physical education.

    The proposal would save about...

01/27/2016 - 6:00pm

    She’s back and tightly holding Donald Trump’s coattails.

    That’s right, Sarah Palin, having again found the media spotlight, is casting her shadow across the more thoughtful conservatives....

01/20/2016 - 6:00pm

    On Oct. 23, Southern California Gas technicians discovered a leak of methane from a failed casing on one of the pipes in its Alisa Canyon storage facility, about 30 miles northwest of Los Angeles.

    The...

01/13/2016 - 2:00pm

    Several TV networks covered the Rose Parade. ABC, NBC, RFD, the Hallmark network, and Univision had frequent interruptions to unleash commercials on us. The Home and Garden network ran the two hour parade uninterrupted—except for endless on-air self-promotion...

12/25/2015 - 5:00pm

    The Texas board of education didn’t find anything wrong with a world geography textbook that said slaves from Africa were workers, but that immigrants from northern Europe were indentured servants.

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