Author Archives: Partially Politics

Author Archives: Partially Politics

  • The Transylvanian Who Founded the New York City Marathon

    The Transylvanian Who Founded the New York City Marathon

    Millions of people marathon each year all over the world – but it wasn’t always like that. Until the mid-70’s only professional athletes participated in long distance running competitions. Then came a man with a vision to bring marathon closer to the ordinary people. The History of the NYC ...
  • When Soviet Assassins Came After John Wayne

    When Soviet Assassins Came After John Wayne

    A team of hitmen tracking down a Hollywood star may seem like the premise for an outlandish thriller, but then truth is often stranger than fiction. Yes, apparently that’s exactly what happened to movie legend John Wayne, who somehow found himself becoming a target of Joseph Stalin. However, ...
  • Obama’s Third Term

    Obama’s Third Term

    John Kerry, whom former Vice President Joe Biden has selected to serve as his administration’s “climate czar,” proclaimed Tuesday that the Paris climate agreement is insufficient in fighting climate change. “Mr. president-elect, you’ve put forward a bold transformative climate plan. But you’ve ...
  • Biden DOJ to Prosecute Trump

    Biden DOJ to Prosecute Trump

    Andrew Weissmann, an MSNBC contributor and top deputy to former special counsel Robert Mueller, is calling on former Vice President Joe Biden to prosecute President Donald Trump, assuming he will be inaugurated in January. Weissmann, in an op-ed for the New York Times that the next Department ...
  • SCOTUS and the Jihadi Bride

    SCOTUS and the Jihadi Bride

    The Home Office has told the UK’s Supreme Court that Shamima Begum is a “real and current threat to national security”, as the jihadi bride fights to return to Britain to challenge the removal of her British citizenship in person. Begum left London in 2015, along with two other Muslim girls, ...
  • Biden’s National Security Adviser Pick Played Key Role in Clinton Email Scandal

    Biden’s National Security Adviser Pick Played Key Role in Clinton Email Scandal

    Jake Sullivan, a longtime Democratic aide whom President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team picked as the next national security adviser, was a central figure in the Hilary Clinton email scandal in 2016. Clinton and her staffers drew intense scrutiny during the 2016 election cycle amid evidence ...
  • Governor Cuomo Wins Emmy as Covid-19 Surges in New York

    Governor Cuomo Wins Emmy as Covid-19 Surges in New York

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) accepted the International Emmy Founders Award on Monday. He won the award for his pandemic press conferences, even though Covid-19 is surging across his state. After the Emmys presented a video of celebrities praising Cuomo, the governor gave an acceptance ...
  • …Six-Person Limit on Thanksgiving, Urges Snitching on Violations

    …Six-Person Limit on Thanksgiving, Urges Snitching on Violations

    Not only is Gov. Kate Brown (D-OR) instituting an utterly pointless six-person limit on at-home get-togethers during Thanksgiving week, she’s calling on Oregon residents to snitch on one another if the six-person limit is violated. “Look, this is no different than what happens if there’s a ...
  • AOC: Fight the Coronavirus by Paying People to Stay Home

    AOC: Fight the Coronavirus by Paying People to Stay Home

    Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) proposed paying people to stay home as a viable option to help fight the Covid-19 pandemic. “To get the virus under control, we need to pay people to stay home,” the New York lawmaker declared. Ocasio-Cortez’s suggestion comes as leaders across the ...
  • Students Arrested for Writing “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter”

    Students Arrested for Writing “Black Pre-Born Lives Matter”

    In Washington, D.C., the anti-abortion groups Frederick Douglass Foundation and Students for Life of America have filed suit against the District in federal court. Following the District’s decision to paint the message “Black Lives Matter” on 16th St NW in June, the groups say they were denied ...