Former Sen. Bob Dole needed help to stand, but stand he did, in saluting George H.W. Bush, whose body lay in state at the U.S. Capitol. It was a powerful moment to watch the 95-year-old Dole paying his respects to the late president.
A Cincinnati group called the Furious Snowflakes has produced a video offering the 45th president a very special present for Christmas: A brain. The Furious Snowflakes are the work of writer/humorist/lyricist Bob Woodiwiss, along with musicians Kate Wakefield, Steve Schmidt, Joe Lukasik, Chris Shenton, Howard Cohen and Rob Fetters. The impromptu band teamed up to record the Fetters/Woodiwiss song "I Got You a Brain for Christmas." Fetters, known for his work with Adrian Belew and power-pop bands like the Raisins, the Bears, Psychodots, as well as solo recordings, handles lead vocals. read more
A man shouting a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute during a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore has reignited discussions of anti-Semitism amid increases in hate crimes in Maryland and nationwide. read more
Something's up: Fox, Wikileaks, Enquirer, Drudge, Stein & Guiliani have all stopped tweeting. Is it Mueller time?
A white gunman killed two African Americans at a Kroger store in suburban Louisville on Wednesday afternoon, and as he was leaving the store he was confronted by a bystander who pointed a gun at him. The killer reportedly told the armed bystander he was not a threat to him and said, "Whites don't shoot whites." The victims are Maurice Stallard, 69, of Louisville, and Vicki Lee Jones, 67, also of Louisville. Stallard was the father of Louisville's Chief Equity Officer, Kellie Watson. Stallard was at the store shopping for poster board with his grandson for a school project.