Lon vs. On Whats the Difference?

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Clinton Takes Commanding Lead Over Trump in 3 Key States, Poll Says

Watch Video Hillary Clinton holds commanding leads over Donald Trump in a trio of states that the GOP nominee has made central to his White House bid, according to polls released Thursday following both party’s national conventions last month. Donald Trump appears at a rally in Charleston, West Virginia, on May 5, 2016. Hillary Clinton speaks at the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies reception on May 4, 2016, in Washington, D.C. (Credit: left, Mark Lyons/Getty Images; Mark Read more [...]

Dont boo. Vote. (And dont boo the voters)

During his speech at the Democratic Convention, President Obama mentioned Donald Trump by name and was met with a chorus of jeers. The President’s response: “Don’t boo. Vote.” This is a profound challenge to Catholics this election cycle who, informed by the expansive moral vision of the church, have two candidates to boo and nobody for whom to cheer. As Jana Bennett pointed out yesterday, Faithful Citizenship does leave open the possibility of not voting when “all the candidates hold a Read more [...]

10 Things I Wish the Trump Campaign Would Say

10 Things I Wish the Trump Campaign Would Say Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com While the country’s media mavens are soaring around Philadelphia’s Cuckoo Nest to ogle its bizarre denizens and search of one sane voice or a single American flag, it might behoove Trump supporters to explore further how they can spice up their campaign; to add to or embellish the usual stuff. Of course, disconsolate Republicans can only hope that his advisers defang his more inflammatory comments, or require that The Read more [...]

2016 Emmys: OFFICIAL Episode Submissions for the 2016 Emmy Awards

2016 Emmys: What Will They Submit and Do ‘Tapes’ Still Matter? With the 2016 Emmy nominations announced, now is the wait for what episode each nominee will submit for consideration. There is always much debate over whether or not “tapes” matter anymore. Sometimes we see killer submissions win while two minutes of screentime (and very little do to) earns you an Emmy. Often you’ll see a comedy nominee submit a more dramatic episode (Sarah Jessica Parker did for Sex and the City and won) Read more [...]


Based on the Australian movie of the same name, ANIMAL KINGDOM stars Ellen Barkin as Janine ‘Smurf’ Cody, the head of a gorgeous family of criminals living in Southern California (their fairly non-descript or not-specifically-categorized criminal activities pay for their lavish lifestyle).  When Smurf’s estranged daughter dies, the family takes in their youngest member, J (played with a middling American accent (a minor complaint) by Finn Cole). Smurf’s sons Craig (Ben Robson, Kalf from Read more [...]