NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Russian expert breaks down Putin’s NYT op-ed piece

Russian and Eurasian scholar, and former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union Stephan Sestanovich isn’t so much criticizing Russian President Vladmir Putin’s New York Times op-ed discouraging U.S. military action in Syria, as he is Putin’s inability to put his … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Why Anthony Bourdain supports military action in Syria

While the United States hems and haws over military action in Syria, chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain made his stance clear on The Opie & Anthony Show. “If we bomb Syria, right, it’s completely against our national interests … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Is Rep. Alan Grayson winning the war against war?

Following President Obama’s speech about Syria, Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) spoke with with Ari Rabin-Havt on The Agenda about his campaign to prevent any military action in the tumultuous Middle Eastern country. Grayson, who has been called “The Democratic Congressman Who … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Andrea Mitchell: Until you meet Castro, you don’t understand Havana

For anyone who follows the news, Andrea Mitchell is a woman to be reckoned with, whether you like her or not. She’s traveled the world, challenging American and world leaders alike, not to mention her battle with breast cancer. When … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES

Police, politicians respond to stop-and-frisk ruling

A federal judge ruled Monday that the New York Police Department’s practice of stopping and frisking people suspected of criminal activity violated the Constitution by amounting to “indirect racial profiling” of young black and Hispanic men in disproportionate numbers. Stop-and-frisk … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

NYC mayoral candidate Bill Thompson: “We need to stop talking about Weiner”

As a candidate in New York’s mayoral race, Bill Thompson is happy to talk about education, affordable housing and jobs. What he doesn’t want to talk about is Anthony Weiner. The former city comptroller told Michelangelo Signorile on SiriusXM Progress … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Affordable Care Act will benefit women the most, says Valerie Jarrett

As a senior adviser to President Obama, Valerie Jarrett is one of the most powerful women in Washington. But Jarrett, who chairs the White House Council on Women and Girls, took time out of her busy schedule to talk to … Continued

MLB, RELIGION, SPORTS

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Adam Schein on Alex Rodriguez

The 211-game suspension levied by Major League Baseball on Alex Rodriguez is a story that has transcended sports. Case and point? Cardinal Timothy Dolan discussed the news on his program Tuesday on The Catholic Channel. “You know who I feel … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, NFL, SPORTS

Was a fine enough punishment for Riley Cooper?

The Philadelphia Eagles fined Riley Cooper after a video surfaced of their wide receiver yelling a racial slur at security during a Kenny Chesney concert, but many football players and fans don’t think the punishment was enough. Philadelphia-based ESPN reporter … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

Opinion: The real threat behind American embassy closings

The State Department’s decision to close 22 embassies in the Middle East and North Africa in response to a threat from al Qaeda on Sunday has sparked a renewed discussion of terrorism in the region. Lawrence Korb, a senior fellow … Continued