Out, out, brief candle!
popes also decided which German tribal strongman would be "Holy Roman Emperor,"
Not really. The German tribal strongmen elected the Emperor themselves, and then the pope (sometimes) crowned him. If he didn't want to, they just ignored him. The Pope and the Emperor were usually enemies, since they had the two best claims to having the Most Important Job in (Western) Christianity.
Jesus, an illiterate street preacher who was supposedly executed by Roman authorities
Why "supposedly?" That's actually the best-documented thing about Jesus. Ancient Romans were pretty good bureaucrats.
I was a little skeptical that the Post was actually expressing some sympathy for an injured bicyclist. But the article makes it clear that dressing nice and throwing fancy parties are far worse crimes than a mere hit-and-run. So all's right with the world.
But skip the first one. Jesus, that's some professional-grade paranoia.
Can one of you automotive journalists tell us how much the Prius recalls are evidence of manufacturing problems we should be worried about, versus how much Toyota was forced into it by Congressmen who are in Detroit's pocket?
What's she be up to recently?
Great, now I have to know French wines just to dress myself in the morning?
That's when I clicked close tab: "We’ve given cadence to nontroversies and called it balance."
The 1980s are back! Reaganomics for everyone!
Drinking wine while you cook is definitely the most important part. It gives you exactly the focus required to stir the rice properly.