A longtime liberal radio host asking Democratic listeners to vote for Rick Santorum in Michigan's Republican primary told CNN Tuesday he loves making mischief.
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Two months into the Republican presidential nominating process, many thought that one candidate might have it sewn up by now. So much for conventional wisdom. So, could all this lead to confusion in Tampa and a convention free-for-all? Could a brokered convention -- where no single candidate has enough delegates to win the nomination outright and a fight on the floor of the convention occurs -- really happen?
Readers of alternative weeklies nationwide are probably familiar with the work of cartoonist John Backderf - a.k.a. Derf - who has been serving up his twisted take on contemporary culture since 1990 in "The City" comic strip. But before his work graced T-shirts and album covers and earned him the 2006 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, he was a kid from rural Ohio who happened to be friends with Jeffrey Dahmer before he became one of the country's most notorious serial killers.S
Marcus Samuelsson and Roblé Ali are two different chefs. Samuelsson has made a name for himself embracing his identity as both a black chef and a Swedish immigrant to the United States, but younger chefs like Ali find themselves pushing back against being known simply as a "black chef."
Petrol prices might have breached the $4 per gallon mark in the US, but there won't be much sympathy for the American plight in Europe. In fact, that US price of £2.52 a gallon looks highly affordable compared to the UK's current average cost of £6.22 ($9.85).
In politics, we're all used to seeing various "cards" being played to fire up voters and gain the upper hand. The most popular is the "race card," but there are others in the deck, such as the "Jesus card," the "gender card" and the "immigration card." But Newt Gingrich took the card game to a whole new level this past weekend when he whipped out the hardly used, rarely seen "George Washington card."
In Syria, the Christians are angry. For eleven months, many of their leaders have stood firmly behind the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. However, Syria's new constitution explicitly says in Article 3 that the president of the country has to be a Muslim, thereby barring Christians from the right to run for the top post.
For months now, the GOP has been complaining about Barack Obama's class warfare. But wait. Has anybody looked at what's going on in the GOP lately? Can it be that class warfare is alive and thriving among Republicans?
Voters in Arizona and Michigan are going to the polls Tuesday to make their choice for the Republican presidential nomination. But for Mitt Romney, it's Michigan that matters most.
Gas prices approaching $4 a gallon on average are causing severe economic pain for millions of Americans. Pump prices spiked 5% in the past month alone. Crude oil prices stood at $108 on Friday, up from only double digits at the beginning of the month.