| Political Talk|| GOP fears executive order on biometric guns - Jbird on 4/17/14 at 9:33 am|
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) is warning the Obama administration to not issue an executive order requiring that all new guns be made with biometric technology, such as finger-print recognition or bracelets.
Cornyn raised the issue in a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, who in testimony earlie...
| Political Talk|| BLM, like Forest Service, Attempting to Take Private Water Rights - Jbird on 4/16/14 at 1:29 pm|
Hearings, hmm....this could spiral into a bigger deal, not just some guy's cattle.
During today’s House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands and Environmental Regulation [b]hearing on Threats, Intimidation and Bullying by Federal Land Managing Agencies[/b], witnesses told Congressman ...
| Political Talk|| Hillary dodging more protesters - Jbird on 4/11/14 at 6:45 am|
So Presidential, such leadership!
Hillary Clinton was the planned keynote speaker at the 17th Annual Western Healthcare Leadership Academy in San Diego on April 11 - but she's cancelled her visit in the midst of planned protests from San Diego locals and military families.
| Political Talk|| Another Dem another day. - Jbird on 4/10/14 at 1:27 pm|
I guess maybe Obama learned from this guy.
Illinois Democrat reveals ethics review
Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) said the Office of Congressional Ethics is reviewing him after reports in December about a $1 million grant his non-profit organization received more than a decade ago.
Rush told t...
| Political Talk|| OSC targets Hatch Act violations at IRS, improper hiring at CBP - Jbird on 4/10/14 at 12:15 pm|
The hits just keep coming.
A customer service representative at the IRS who repeatedly greeted taxpayers calling a help-line with a chant urging President Barack Obama's re-election in 2012 could now be facing significant disciplinary action, according to the Office of Special Counsel.
| Political Talk|| Lerner and Organizing For Acce$$ hmmm... - Jbird on 4/10/14 at 7:35 am|
Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the agency’s Tea Party controversy, mentioned potentially getting a job at an offshoot of President Obama’s campaign, according to newly released documents.
Lerner, discussing Organizing for Action with colleagues on email in 2013, said “Oh-...
| Political Talk|| Kerry clashes with Pentagon over Syria strategy - Jbird on 4/8/14 at 9:04 am|
Oh those crazy Neocons.
Secretary of State John Kerry has been clashing with senior military leaders over U.S. strategy in Syria, The Wall Street Journal reported late Monday.
Kerry and United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power have laid out several options to intervene in Syria’s civil war, ac...
| Political Talk|| Supreme Court strikes down aggregate campaign giving limits - Jbird on 4/2/14 at 9:37 am|
Oh boy the attacks on the Koch Bros are gonna ramp up now.
The Supreme Court ruled, 5-4 that caps on the total amount of money an individual can give to political campaigns and PACs are unconstitutional.
The court’s Republican-appointed justices joined in overturning the so-called aggregate li...
| Political Talk|| Harry Reid claims he never called anyone a liar - Jbird on 3/27/14 at 4:53 pm|
This guy is the fricking bomb! :rotflmao:
At the 39 second mark it's priceless!
| Political Talk|| Obamacare: Taxpayers in the Hole for $1.5 Trillion - Jbird on 3/27/14 at 9:39 am|
Late Tuesday, the Department of Health and Human Services – which has taken to bragging about “enrollment” numbers that fall millions short of their original goals – announced that the March 31st deadline for open enrollment had become more of a guideline.
Actually, we do have a couple of hints ...
| Political Talk|| IRS stonewalls probe of tea party targeting emails - Jbird on 3/26/14 at 12:01 pm|
Transparent aren't they?
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Wednesday that he won’t be able to produce all of former employee Lois G. Lerner’s emails and those of other key employees by the end of this year, pushing it beyond this year’s congressional elections.
In a heated exchange over whet...
| Political Talk|| Another Akin like moment - Jbird on 3/25/14 at 5:11 pm|
Stupid frick dissin farmers in Iowa, hope he pays the price.
Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) apologized on Tuesday after a video surfaced of him mocking Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for being a “farmer from Iowa who never went to law school.”
“I apologize to Senator Grassley and anyone I may have ...
| Political Talk|| A failure to protect our rights (FISA) - Jbird on 3/24/14 at 10:06 am|
But it became clear that the agency was interfering when documents began disappearing from the database in 2010. The CIA apologized and promised not to remove documents again. Then when Senate staffers got their hands on a truly explosive document, a review ordered by then–CIA chief Leon Panetta tha...
| Political Talk|| Paul Ryan’s White Hood - Jbird on 3/20/14 at 10:44 am|
Shocked, shocked I tell you.
What notorious racist said the following? “Fewer young black and Latino men participate in the labor force compared to young white men. And all of this translates into higher unemployment rates and poverty rates as adults.”
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| Political Talk|| Biden gaffes again - Jbird on 3/18/14 at 3:57 pm|
I am sure this idiot has Poland feeling so secure.
Vice President Biden misspoke on Tuesday, claiming he had led the fight for Poland to join NATO when he served as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Biden, whose tendancy toward gaffes is well known, served as chairman from 2...
| Political Talk|| Senate race in Mich. has Dems nervous - Jbird on 3/15/14 at 11:42 am|
I hope they spend a shite ton of money defending supposed "safe" seats. Smell the fear.
Democrats are facing their toughest Michigan Senate fight in two decades.
A sour national political climate, a little-known candidate and big spending by conservative outside groups have given Republicans a ...
| Political Talk|| It's only Metadata. - Jbird on 3/14/14 at 9:11 am|
New research published by Stanford Univeristy Wednesday reveal phone and Internet metadata collected by the NSA can expose far more information about an individual than the agency admits, including, “medical conditions, financial and legal connections, and even whether they own a gun.”
The two be...
| Political Talk|| In drought-stricken California, court rules smelt fish get water - Jbird on 3/14/14 at 8:25 am|
A California appeals court sided with environmentalists over growers on Thursday and upheld federal guidelines that limit water diversions to protect Delta smelt, in a battle over how the state will cope with its worst drought in a century.
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a lowe...
| Political Talk|| Hillary's finance scandal - Jbird on 3/13/14 at 9:42 am|
She is rollin durty.
A campaign finance scandal has ensnared a Hillary Clinton aide who court papers show secured illegal funding for a 2008 campaign operation, the Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Senior campaign advisor Minyon Moore was linked to a scheme to fund pro-Clinton operations in fou...
| Political Talk|| Obama's unpopularity might be opening for GOP, poll suggests - Jbird on 3/12/14 at 3:02 pm|
Wonder what the Inept one will do to bolster Dem numbers?
President Obama’s job approval rating has dropped to a new low of 41 percent, which could be an advantage to Republicans in the midterm elections, a new poll suggests.
Obama’s latest approval rating has dropped from the 43-percent approva...
| Political Talk|| Inside the Beltway: A new interest in Rahm Emanuel for 2016? - Jbird on 3/11/14 at 10:28 pm|
Please pretty please.
Would she run? Maybe, if her health and vigor remain strong. But is she holding a place for someone else? Could be. The take-away suggestion: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seriously being groomed as a White House contender
Meanwhile, it is interesting to note that Mr. Ema...
| Political Talk|| Gray knew of ‘shadow campaign,’ - Jbird on 3/11/14 at 9:37 am|
This guy funneled cash to Hillary Clinton.
Dems gotta Dem.
Corruption at it's finest.
At a court hearing likely to roil the current mayoral race, prosecutors for the first time alleged that Gray (D) knew about businessman Jeffrey E. Thompson’s conspiracy to pump more than $660,000 in illegal do...
| Political Talk|| Harvey Weinstein to California: Expand Production Tax Incentives - Jbird on 3/8/14 at 6:36 pm|
Taxes suck don't they.
I bet IB Freeman will love this.
Harvey Weinstein, appearing at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium in interview with Ken Ziffren, Los Angeles’ newly appointed film czar, called for California to expand its production tax incentives.
“There’s no reason for us not to shoot he...
| Political Talk|| John McCain poll numbers - Jbird on 3/6/14 at 1:59 pm|
Hopefully he hangs it up.
Sen. John McCain is the least popular senator in the country of those surveyed by Public Policy Polling, with low marks from members of his own party, independents and Democrats.
Just 30 percent of Arizona voters approve of the job the Republican senator is doing, whi...
| Political Talk|| San Antonio food truck’s ‘offensive name’ ruffles feathers - Jbird on 3/6/14 at 10:52 am|
:rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
Candie Yoder is a chef and food truck owner in San Antonio, Texas. Amongst her specialties is Asian Fusion. The food she whips up includes Korean BBQ,Japchae, and Bibimbap. Her most popular dish is probably Korean Fried Chicken. There is no denying that the food ...
| Political Talk|| U.S. House votes to delay Obamacare penalty for non-enrollment - Jbird on 3/6/14 at 6:45 am|
Someone asked the other day if the penalty would be extended as well?
Nope need the Benjamins.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year the tax penalty Americans will pay under President Barack Obama's healthcare law if they decline to enroll i...
| Political Talk|| 6 Countries That Totally Ignored Obama's Demands - Jbird on 3/5/14 at 5:41 pm|
Such leadership, let's carve his ears into Mount Rushmore.
It's embarrassing for a world power to see its warnings so cavalierly disregarded - and not just when it comes to Russia and Ukraine. During his second term, President Obama has repeatedly found that the sternest warnings and firmest dema...
| Political Talk|| Obama blocking IRS probe - Jbird on 3/5/14 at 11:29 am|
A House chairman probing the IRS scandal on Wednesday said that President Obama has reneged on a promise to have his aides cooperate with the investigation, forcing the Ways and Means Committee to conduct a dragnet for emails and documents needed to smoke out the truth.
Rep. Dave Camp also reveal...
| Political Talk|| NY Times ripping the new savior Corey Booker - Jbird on 3/4/14 at 9:25 am|
Dopes will fall all over themselves for this crook.
United States Senator Cory A. Booker talks of his adopted city of Newark as if it were his very own Wild West. As mayor, he ran toward gunshots “that sounded like cannon fire,” cradled a dying boy whose mouth “foamed red” with blood, and learned...
| Political Talk|| New O-Care delay to help midterm Dems - Jbird on 3/4/14 at 6:40 am|
You knew they were going to protect this shite show so brain dead people will vote for Dems.
The Obama administration is set to announce another major delay in implementing the Affordable Care Act, easing election pressure on Democrats.
As early as this week, according to two sources, the White...