| Political Talk|| APNewsBreak: No 'stand down' order in Benghazi - a want on 7/14/14 at 8:55 am|
This was from Friday but I think it got lost in all the border coverage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony of nine military officers undermines contentions by Republican lawmakers...
| Political Talk|| Rand Paul Op-Ed in Politico: Rick Perry Is Dead Wrong - a want on 7/14/14 at 8:11 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/07/rick-perry-is-dead-wrong-108860.html?hp=f3)]Thought some of you would be interested[/link]
[quote]There are many things I like about Texas Gov. Rick Perry, including his stance on the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution. But apparently his new...
| Political Talk|| Dumbest story I've ever read:"Should the gov...help stop hot car deaths" - a want on 7/10/14 at 2:31 pm|
[link=(http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/10/living/hot-car-death-prevention-technology-parents/index.html?hpt=hp_t1)]CNN: Should the government step in to prevent hot car deaths.[/link]
[quote](CNN) -- While the case of the Georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his todd...
| Political Talk|| Daily Beast acticle on Red-State Socialism - a want on 6/27/14 at 8:36 am|
On the heels of the Mississippi runoff, The Daily Beast did this piece: [link=(http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/27/after-cochran-s-win-red-state-socialism-must-be-stopped.html#)]After Cochran’s Win: Red-State Socialism Must Be Stopped![/link]
The article is OK but there are some mind...
| Political Talk|| Rich Lowry gets to the root of why the IRS debacle is so bad for Ds - a want on 6/26/14 at 7:04 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/06/irs-stuff-happens-108333_Page2.html)]Rich Lowry (editor of National Review) via Politico[/link]
[quote]That the emails were lost beyond recovery will strike most people as implausible because it is practically an axiom of modern life that emai...
| Political Talk|| Hold on to your hats: New NSA disclosure imminent - a want on 6/25/14 at 7:59 am|
[quote]Glenn Greenwald is set to disclose new documents revealing [b]which kinds of citizens are targeted by National Security Agency surveillance[/b], he said Monday.
In an interview with MSNBC's Ronan Farrow, Greenwald cited a "very imminent" report "on the question of what kinds of citizens ar...
| Political Talk|| What are your thoughts? Obama sending 300 "advisors" to Iraq - a want on 6/20/14 at 8:16 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/barack-obama-send-300-military-advisers-iraq-108072.html?hp=l14)]In case you haven't heard, although I'm sure most here have....[/link]
[quote]President Barack Obama announced Thursday that he’s sending up to 300 American military advisers to Iraq in r...
| Political Talk|| Rick Perry: Homosexuality Is Like Alcoholism - a want on 6/12/14 at 8:40 am|
[quote]SAN FRANCISCO — Texas Gov. Rick Perry drew a comparison between alcoholism and homosexuality during a California visit that also dealt with economic issues.
Perry’s comments to the Commonwealth Club of California came after Texas’ Republican Convention on Saturday sanctioned platform lang...
| Political Talk|| Politico: Huge loss for teachers unions in California case - a want on 6/10/14 at 3:28 pm|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2014/06/california-teachers-tenure-vergara-ruling-unions-107656.html?hp=t1)]Huge loss for teachers unions in California case
[quote]A court ruling on Tuesday striking down job protections for teachers in California is a big blow to unions — and will l...
| Political Talk|| Retired U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis on Bergdahl - a want on 6/10/14 at 8:10 am|
[link=(http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1406/07/smer.01.html)]Transcript from this weekend's CNN Michael Smerconish show[/link]
[quote][u]MATTIS: [/u] ...I think the most important thing right now is we all just, as we call it in the military, we take a knee, we take a breath, we get the facts,...
| Political Talk|| Boko Haram Attacks 3 Nigerian Villages, Killing (now reported 26) - a want on 5/21/14 at 11:06 am|
[quote]Boko Haram attacks 3 Nigerian villages, killing 48 people, residents and security official say.[/quote]
oops: a CNN reporter must have behind the initial report.
Updated on BBC
| Political Talk|| How the NRA Rewrote the Second Amendment - a want on 5/20/14 at 8:32 am|
Pretty interesting article. Long, but interesting.
[link=(http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/nra-guns-second-amendment-106856.html)]Politico: The Founders never intended to create an unregulated individual right to a gun. Today, millions believe they did. Here’s how it happened. [/lin...
| Political Talk|| Did the GOP Just Set the Table for Rand Paul? - a want on 5/14/14 at 9:55 am|
[quote]A bit of advice for Republican establishment types: Stockpile your Valium for March 2016.
That’s because the Republican National Committee codified a presidenti...
| Political Talk|| Frontline: United States of Secrets. Thoughts? - a want on 5/14/14 at 8:25 am|
Anybody watch last night? Reviews? Opinions? I thought it was exceptional. A few things I thought were fascinating:
* Pretty much the entire Dept. of Justice was prepared to resign at one point (basically over 4th Amendment Concerns).
* They alre...
| Political Talk|| NASA scientists claim ice melt is unstoppable - a want on 5/13/14 at 8:23 am|
[quote]The complete melting of a major section of west Antarctica's ice sheet appears inevitable, and the process could lead to higher end-of-century global sea levels than previously anticipated, r...
| Political Talk|| Next time you think you need to upgrade technology, new gear or tools .. - a want on 5/8/14 at 2:00 pm|
Think of these guys who are obviously conservatives.
Holy Lord! Talk about gettin' it done with what you have. :lol:
| Political Talk|| Politico: Republicans stick with Benghazi cash grab - a want on 5/8/14 at 7:58 am|
[quote]The 2012 consulate attack and accusations of a White House cover-up are catnip for grassroots donors and activists. And Benghazi — and the select committee assigned to in...
| Political Talk|| Romneycare's success - a want on 5/6/14 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]Much ink and many, many snide subtweets have been spilled over the question of whether Obamacare’s expansion of health insurance will actually ...
| Political Talk|| The Official Way Too Early 2014 and 2016 predictions - a want on 5/6/14 at 8:30 am|
1. Who will control The House after 2014 election?
2. Who will control The Senate after 2014 election?
3. Top 2 presidential candidates per party for 2016
4. Top 2 VP picks for each party for 2016
I will bookmark and bump later (as long as I'm not totally wro...
| Political Talk|| Politico: The Benghazi-Industrial Complex - a want on 5/5/14 at 8:26 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/hillarys-nightmare-the-benghazi-industrial-complex-106332.html)]Michael Hirsh: The Benghazi-Industrial Complex[/link]
This is a really good piece. I would paste quotes but you really just have to read the whole thing. Individual quotes would n...
| Political Talk|| The White House Beat, Uncovered: What the hacks of 1600 Penn really think. - a want on 5/1/14 at 8:07 am|
This is pretty interesting:
| Political Talk|| Reagan a "bozo" according to brits - a want on 5/1/14 at 7:50 am|
Hmm. I had no idea. I thought Thatcher and Reagan were chums.
[quote]In the early1980s, senio...
| Political Talk|| Craptastic! New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Hide From Russian Radar - a want on 4/28/14 at 8:42 am|
America’s gazillion-dollar Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to go virtually unseen when flying over enemy turf. But that’s not how things are working out.
| Political Talk|| "Yeah, I Wrote the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy Memo" - a want on 4/28/14 at 8:28 am|
"I stand by every word of it. And it’s even worse today."
By CHRIS LEHANE
[quote]What we learned in those eight hours became the basis for our 332-page report, w...
| Political Talk|| Bundy meme - a want on 4/26/14 at 1:39 pm|
| Fark Board|| Fark Request: Cliven Bundy with Scumbag Steve hat on - a want on 4/25/14 at 7:07 am|
Can somebody put this
on this guy?
| Political Talk|| Bundy update: "I might be a welfare queen... - a want on 4/25/14 at 6:29 am|
...but I tell you something, I’m producing something for America and using a resource that nobody else can use, would use or could use and I’m putting red meat on your table.
| Political Talk|| Aereo: How can anyone argue this is anything other than theft? - a want on 4/22/14 at 8:21 am|
Basically: They capture network broadcast signal. Rebroadcast it to users and charge for it (without paying royalties to the original content creator/provider).
| Political Talk|| Conservatives concerned about Rand Paul's foreign policy - a want on 4/16/14 at 8:20 am|
[link=(http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/peter-king-rand-paul-105747.html?hp=r6)]Feeding the paranioa[/link]
[quote]Republican Rep. Peter King said Wednesday that Sen. Rand Paul as president would be “disastrous,” charging that the Kentucky senator brings discussions on national security and ...
| Political Talk|| I'm sure this will go over like a lead balloon here, but.... - a want on 4/7/14 at 12:38 pm|
Say what you will, but how many politicians would have balls to pose for a pic with pussy riot?