Thousands upon thousands of miles away and ALSO wasn't particularly dangerous up until this year. For 30 years before hand there were only something like 1,500 documented cases. It was something that came around once or twice a decade and killed a couple of hundred people and then went away. Even if you DID want to… » 10/24/14 11:36am Yesterday 11:36am

Dude, what are you even talking about? First, the judge recommended both of Stewart's top preferences for her incarceration but was denied by the BOP due to media access to one and space issues at the other. Second, both of the other men involved in the case got jail sentences too. » 10/21/14 4:07pm Tuesday 4:07pm

Flight 961's pilot was fighting with the hijackers at the time of the descent. He managed to control the descent but the plane abruptly banked (probably due to continued fighting in the cockpit) just before impact with the ocean causing the wing to hit before the fuselage and tearing it apart. Had the pilot not been… » 10/20/14 9:59am Monday 9:59am

Mainly poor leadership and poor logistics. An Iraqi commander at the last Army base to fall in Anbar basically said they could have easily held the base and taken out the ISIS attackers if anyone had bothered sending the re-inforcements and ammunition resupply they asked for. » 10/14/14 10:41am 10/14/14 10:41am

US soldiers haven't fought a war to "preserve our freedom" since arguably the War of 1812. The people who have "preserved our freedom" since then are politicians, lawyers and activists. » 10/10/14 8:37am 10/10/14 8:37am

Even that's not a guarantee if you have cash they can take. Really, you have to be white with all of the accoutrements of money (nice clothes, nice car, etc) but without any actual cash on you. Unless you're really, really rich. Then you can do whatever you want. » 10/09/14 1:29pm 10/09/14 1:29pm

Why shouldn't they pay hotel taxes on income they get from functioning as a hotel? The limits on days per year they can accept guests prevents people from buying up apartments/houses and using them as full time short term rentals thus a) somewhat preserving housing stock and b) preventing disruption to neighboring… » 10/08/14 8:02am 10/08/14 8:02am

Just cancel your account at the local Comcast store where you drop off your cable box. That's what I've done every time. Brought in the box/modem, said I want to cancel my account, the guy says "ok" and it's done with a refund check sent out a week later. No mess, no hassle, no hard sell to keep or transfer. » 9/29/14 1:58pm 9/29/14 1:58pm

That's because regular espresso is garbage that people only pretend to like because it comes from Italy. Double americano in an 8oz cup is good stuff. Not as good as a good cup of regular drip though which is, of course, the best kind of coffee. » 9/26/14 3:33pm 9/26/14 3:33pm