FROM Kendall Carver
The Powerless Cruise Ship, Home at Last The Carnival Splendor was finally towed into San Diego this morning after four days at sea without power. As 3300 passengers trooped down the ramp, a voice from a loudspeaker said, "Thanks for your understanding…and we hope you come back real soon." That’s according to Tony Perry, who was on the dock for the Los Angeles Times .
Why Don't Facts Matter? "Fake News" may have a long history, but social media and 21st Century politics have brought it front and center. One reason for its appeal and its power is the tendency of so many people to cling to their beliefs — even when confronted with contradictory evidence. Today, another look at the Emotional States of America.
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?