Tag Archives: Takes

‘Civilization: Beyond Earth’ takes the strategy series out of the stratosphere

This is how humanity ends. We’ve fought our way out of caves and from shorelines, built cities, built rockets, finally slipped the surly bonds of Earth. We’ve made it to a new planet and conquered it, we’ve tamed the wildlife — worms and krakens and monsters — and we’ve come to a new plane. A new plane of understanding, a ...

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Lupica: As Bill de Blasio takes mayor, we can’t ignore Christie

MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has demonstrated leadership skills that will stand to him if he runs for President in 2016. This is Bill de Blasio’s New York now, the de Blasio who wasn’t so much the Democratic candidate in this election as he was the candidate of the 99 Percent and Occupy Wall Street and Zuccotti ...

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Blockbuster Takes a Final Bow

Filed under: Company News, Media, Retail, Entertainment Industry Scott Olson/Getty Images ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The final curtain is falling on the Blockbuster video-rental stores that Dish Network Corp. owns in the U.S. The closures announced Wednesday will affect about 300 Blockbuster locations scattered across the country. Dish Network (DISH) expects the stores to be closed by early January. Dish Network ...

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Obama Takes to the Hustings to Defend Obamacare

President Barack Obama asked supporters to help educate the public about Obamacare Monday after enduring criticism for promising that anyone who liked their existing plan could keep it. President Obama is fighting back against arguments that he misled the American people when he made the case for congressional approval of his signature health care law. He and his aides say ...

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