explorernews.com on Facebook
- Video Gallery
- Special Sections
I have to agree with many issues that Thelma Grimes dealt with in her editorial on things that we could have just as easily missed in 2013. The thought of seeing Miley Cyrus looking as though she has slipped into the manic phase of her life makes me dizzy and gives me a wave of nausea. The ineptitude of the Obamacare website makes me shake my head - how can Ebay and Facebook have millions of hits a day and function just fine but have something vitally important be such an example of amateur technology? And let’s not even get started on how bizarre the whole Paula Deen and Duck Dynasty faux pas of political righteousness of the incorrect form evolved. I cannot bear the thought of even seeing any part of the Anthony Weiner anatomy or any more of the drug-crazed antics of the Mayor of Toronto.
Here we are, entering a brand new year. Will 2014 be a good year? Given it’s the first day, it’s hard to say, but its likely many are already focused on their resolutions and hoping for success.
1. Obama delays military action against Syria to focus on diplomacy
1. Syria says it will hand over its chemical weapons
1. A split Senate panel backs a Syria strike
1. Ariel Castro found dead in prison
1. BOOKER WINS NEW JERSEY SENATE PRIMARY
1. MANNING VERDICT EXPECTED TODAY
1. POPE'S FIRST INTERNATIONAL VISIT ATTRACTS THOUSANDS Hundreds of thousands of Catholics camped out on Rio de Janeiro's Copcabana beach Saturday night as Pope Francis readied for his final Mass for World Youth Day on Sunday at the famed Brazilian beach. Many of the young people had stayed behind after an estimated 3 million crammed onto the iconic beach Saturday night for a vigil by Francis. [USA Today] ………………………………………………………………………………
1. SPAIN MOURNS TRAIN CRASH VICTIMS
According to a TODAY Show report, Anthony Weiner told supporters in an email Wednesday that he won't abandon his campaign for mayor after admitting he engaged in raunchy online affairs as recently as a year ago, long after his resignation from Congress.
1. WEINER ADMITS TO SEXTING AFTER LEAVING CONGRESS
1. INVESTIGATORS SAY ASIANA PILOTS TRIED TO ABORT LANDING
1. OKLAHOMA BEGINS CLEARING TWISTER DEBRIS
According to an NBC News Report, Anthony Weiner, whose career as a congressman collapsed after he posted sexually suggestive pictures of himself on Twitter, has announced that he’s running for mayor of New York City.
Character is essentially about saying and doing the right things. Far too often we see politicians failing in both areas.