Senator Sarah Palin? Get used to the notion; it could happen. Mark Begich, a Democrat, is currently the junior senator from the great state of Alaska. On the Alaskan endangered species list, a Democratic senator beats out the humpbacked whale and the short-tailed albatross. Alaskan Republicans will be tripping over themselves to get the nomination and run against Begich in 2014.
As details spilled out of Cleveland’s "House of Horrors," I asked the same question that you undoubtedly asked. How on earth could three young girls be held captive in a modest home in the middle of a crowded neighborhood for more than a decade without anyone knowing?
That’s when it hit me. We are slowly losing a crucial crime-fighting tool: nosy neighbors.
Do you have the flu? Are you sneezing, congested, miserable? Good. Sixth District Congressman Jim Gerlach sees money in that. He wants to tax your flu symptoms to help pay down the national debt, thus adding misery to misery.
The breaking news alerts on my iPhone played like a stinger symphony. CNN’s Fran Townsend reports that a suspect has been arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing. Oops! CNN’s Fran Townsend now reports that no one has been arrested, but they have identified a suspect. By early evening, CNN’s Wolf Blitzer was reporting “significant progress” in the investigation.
A Charleston Gazette editorial about local TV news has created a stir in newsrooms around the country—not because it was written by respected veteran network news correspondent Ed Rabel, but because it was vicious and unrelenting.
Ed Rabel is a newsman’s newsman. Based out of Atlanta for CBS News, he interviewed Martin Luther King and would often appear on the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite reporting on the southern unrest of the civil rights movement. When he moved to NBC, he reported from Israel and Cuba. He has journalistic street cred.