4-26-16 Quick Morning News

    Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.   Primary Day in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island Quick NewsCruz-Kasich: Broken bromance?Kasich: Me? Not Desperate. You?Sanders campaign: To the convention!Obama: 250 new US troops to SyriaNC transgender law battle: 50+ arrestsTamir Rice: $6m Cleveland settlement Cruz-Kasich Alliance: Broken Bromance? (NYT, Hill, Fox News, me)• The temporary alliance between Sen Ted Cruz (R-Ohio) (cedes Oregon, New Mexico to Kasich) [...]

2-22-16 Quick Morning News

   Victoria Jones created and edits Quick Morning News. She is chief White House correspondent with Washington DC-based Talk Media News, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. Quick NewsRepublicans: South Carolina t-rompDemocrats: Nevada squeaker5 takeaways: South Carolina, NevadaCandidates' CornerTrump on Iraq War: ConfuuusingKalamazoo shootingsSCOTUS: 8 to hear arguments todaySenators: Scalia on agenda Republicans: South Carolina T-romp (AP, AP, me)• Donald Trump staved off mainstream party rivals in South Carolina as well as Iowa winner Sen Ted Cruz (R-Texas) with a resounding victory to advance a high-flying campaign that seemed [...]

12-23-14 News Notes

TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. In the News Milwaukee police shooting: Federal probe NY police killings: DeBlasio speaks North Korea hack: Who dunnit? "Interview:" Movie theaters wanted limited release Cuba stands by its asylum rights After botch, Oklahoma to execute again Execution drug can cause restlessness Ho! Ho! Ho! Pope rips Curia Issa's last IRS [...]

Truth is Scarier than Fiction

I say it all the time.  Some of the shit that's going on is so utterly unbelievable that it couldn't be fiction, because we'd never buy it.  But Mitt Romney is surrounding himself with the same war-loving Neo Cons who enabled the madness of President George Bush II. As I welcomed The Nation's Ari Berman to the show this morning, I warned that his new cover story, "Mitt Romney's Neocon War Cabinet" is more frightening than any horror movie you'll see at the local multiplex.  In fact,  you might not want to read this near bedtime, as the nightmares of [...]

NC’s Amendment 1 and More Scatological Humor

Oh, the things that we find funny, and the things that would be hysterical if only they weren't so terribly, horribly sad. First up is the notion that allowing everyone the same joys and sorrows of marriage will threaten your own happy or sad union.  Seriously.  The state of North Carolina, currently in early voting mode, is voting on Amendment 1 which reads “Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state." Unfortunately, the latest Public Policy Polling data released today shows 10 percent of voters still [...]

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