| Political Talk|| Odrama tells Holder to investigate Holder - Jbird on 5/23/13 at 6:16 pm|
President Obama is a little uneasy with the way journalists have been dragged into the Justice Department’s aggressive pursuit of national security leak investigations. In fact, he has ordered Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a 45-day review of the department’s guidelines on the issue.
| Political Talk|| Talking Points version 12 thanks Obama - Jbird on 5/10/13 at 7:00 am|
White House emails reviewed by ABC News suggest the edits were made with extensive input from the State Department. The edits included requests from the State Department that references to the Al Qaeda-affiliated group Ansar al-Sharia be deleted as well references to CIA warnings about terrorist th...
| Political Talk|| Food stamps in Soonerville - Jbird on 4/25/13 at 2:20 pm|
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahomans would face stricter requirements for receiving food stamps under a measure approved by lawmakers this week and now awaiting Governor Mary Fallin's signature.
The bill, approved by large margins in both chambers of the Republican-controlled legislature and fina...
| Help Board|| Anchored? Why? - Jbird on 4/17/13 at 9:16 pm|
Why is this thread anchored?
| Political Talk|| Obama gets a suspicious letter - Jbird on 4/17/13 at 10:42 am|
Okay this shite is getting crazy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service says it has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance."
Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says the letter was intercepted at a facility away from the White House. ...
| Political Talk|| Who knew turkeys are this dangerous? - Jbird on 4/12/13 at 11:46 am|
The same a-holes that will bring you Odramacare that's who.
Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) on Wednesday mocked a medical coding system that will soon require doctors to use a giant codebook that includes more than 140,000 kinds of injuries and illnesses, [b]including nine separate ways to be injured b...
| Political Talk|| Gracias Obama - Jbird on 4/12/13 at 7:14 am|
Who thought shite like this wouldn't happen? So tell the world you will selectively apply the law, advertise in countries how to receive benefits, then you get results.
Officials say the number of people entering the U.S. illegally is way up and, tragically, the number of undocumented immigrant...
| Political Talk|| 2.7 trillion simply isn't enough - Jbird on 4/11/13 at 12:12 pm|
The federal Treasury expects to collect a record $2.712 trillion in taxes on Americans and U.S. business this year, shattering the 2007 high of $2.5 trillion in taxes.
Despite the sputtering economy and sustained high unemployment, the fine print in President Obama's budget belatedly presented We...
| Political Talk|| 6 Ways Obama's Budget Is Worse Than Everyone Thinks - Jbird on 4/11/13 at 8:43 am|
Relies almost entirely on tax hikes. Obama's budget shows his plan would increase revenues by $1.14 trillion over the next decade. That means his budget proposes $6 in new taxes for every $1 in spending cuts.
Cuts the deficit less than claimed. "My budget will reduce our deficits by nearly anothe...
| Political Talk|| Arkansas' GOP-led Legislature passes voter ID law - Jbird on 4/2/13 at 7:40 am|
Nice work. Another state doing good work.
Arkansas legislators passed a law Monday requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls, overriding Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe's veto of the bill, which he called an expensive solution to a non-existent problem.
The Republican-led state Ho...
| Political Talk|| Jabba the hut is anti Muslim - Jbird on 4/2/13 at 7:28 am|
WTF please tell me this is April Fools material.
Lego will reportedly cease production of a popular “Star Wars” toy set after Muslim communities complained about the product.
The Independent reports that several Muslim groups in Austria claimed “Jabba’s Palace” was anti-Muslim as it showed po...
| Political Talk|| Alabama lawmaker's email - Jbird on 3/28/13 at 7:29 am|
Holy Shite, the coal miner stayed classy. The Democrat not so much.
Eddie Maxwell sent a mass email to state legislators at 10:54 p.m. on Jan. 27, warning them that even attempting to introduce a gun control bill was, in his opinion, a violation of state law.
Mitchell responded from his public...
| Political Talk|| Virginia voter ID law - Jbird on 3/26/13 at 3:08 pm|
Yeehaw common sense win one.
| Political Talk|| Sequestration hits Sasha and Malia - Jbird on 3/25/13 at 11:04 am|
Um wait no no it doesn't,
Breitbart subsequently confirmed President Barack Obama’s daughters’ trip with other sources. Both the White House and the Atlantis resort declined to confirm the report or comment, but another guest provided a photograph of Sasha and Malia at the resort.
| Political Talk|| Run on EU banks? - Jbird on 3/24/13 at 11:19 am|
Yikes this has some potential to crater trust in any banks. Will NEVER happen here though.
The UK Independence Party leader said that the European Union had “crossed a line” by trying to extract funds from savers under the terms of the abandoned Cypriot bail-out.
Mr Farage said: “Even I didn’...
| Political Talk|| WooHoo a trillion in new taxes, nearly zero cuts in spending - Jbird on 3/23/13 at 10:08 am|
After a grueling, all-night debate that ended close to 5 a.m., the Senate on Saturday adopted its first budget in four years, a $3.7 trillion blueprint for 2014 that would fast-track passage of tax increases, trim spending gingerly and leave the government still deeply in the debt a decade from now...
| Political Talk|| Odramacare a drag on the economy - Jbird on 3/22/13 at 8:17 am|
“There is tremendous confusion and fear among many of my competitors and other business owners in my network, particularly about what you have to cover and how you have to report,” said Hugh Joyce, owner of James River Air Conditioning in Richmond. “In speaking to them, I am convinced that the prima...
| Political Talk|| Odramacare kicking in! - Jbird on 3/20/13 at 8:12 am|
Idiots gonna get us all killed. This is what happens when a community organizer gets involved.
Starting next year, insurance companies will have to remit $8 billion to the federal treasury. The tax climbs to $11.3 billion in 2015 and 2016, to $13.9 billion in 2017, and to $14.3 billion thereafter...
| Political Talk|| Feinstein gets c-blocked on weapons ban - Jbird on 3/19/13 at 12:56 pm|
| Political Talk|| Easter Bunny gonna get sequestered? - Jbird on 3/18/13 at 6:13 pm|
The memo — which doesn’t actually say the White House is nixing the bunny fest, but just that it might do so at some point during the next couple of weeks — warns ticket-holders that the nation’s financial woes may affect the 135th Easter Egg role slated for April 1. (Note: this is not ...
| Political Talk|| Odramacare taxes explode - Jbird on 3/13/13 at 12:00 pm|
The report describes the 21 tax increases included in Obamacare, totaling $1.058 trillion – a steep increase from initial assessment, according to the Tax Prof Blog. The summer 2012 estimate is nearly twice the $569 billion estimate produced at the time of the passage of the law in March 2010.
| Political Talk|| Obama's foreign policy - Jbird on 3/13/13 at 9:54 am|
We are in fact leaderless.
Vali Nasr, a scholar and former State Department official recruited shortly after President Barack Obama took office, sharply criticized Obama in an excerpt of a forthcoming book published Monday by Foreign Policy.
the president never met with Holbrooke outside lar...
| Political Talk|| The Savior wouldn't lie. - Jbird on 3/6/13 at 1:37 pm|
Fact-checkers have had their hands full in recent weeks as the Obama administration has tried to detail the expected impacts of automatic sequester cuts.
As POLITICO’s Glenn Thrush and Carrie Budoff Brown report on the home page, the White House now has pulled back from issuing doomsday scenarios...
| Political Talk|| Obama "recalibration" - Jbird on 3/6/13 at 11:05 am|
We are so screwed.
Over the past few days, Obama and his team have pulled back from a kick-off strategy that portrayed the $84 billion in automatic cuts this year as a parade of instant horrors — hellish waits at airports, a quick cascade of private job losses resulting from voided federal contract...
| Political Talk|| Airport delays - Jbird on 3/4/13 at 9:08 am|
So let me see if I have this right, the fatass troll Janet buys billions of rounds and 2700 MRAPS, we furlough employess.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says U.S. airports, including Los Angeles International and O'Hare International in Chicago, are already experiencing delays as a ...
| Political Talk|| Cue the Obama killing old people videos - Jbird on 3/3/13 at 5:24 pm|
I am sure AARP and everyone will be launching the video attacks showing Odrama throwing people over cliffs and laughing.
Why does Barrack hate people?
President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts,...
| Political Talk|| UAV on the deck of the Truman? - Jbird on 3/2/13 at 7:29 pm|
Any of my Navy peeps know what UAV 1s on the deck?
| Political Talk|| Sequester effects starting - Jbird on 3/1/13 at 7:52 am|
A man is missing after a giant sinkhole appeared during the night under his house near Tampa, Florida, a fire department spokeswoman said Friday.
| Political Talk|| Leaderless Administration - Jbird on 2/28/13 at 7:39 pm|
We are so fricked, apparently we have not one single fricking leader in any department of this inept POS Administration.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano had no part in a decision by underlings to release low-risk illegal immigrant detainees as a way to save money before t...
| Political Talk|| Sheila Jackson Biden - Jbird on 2/28/13 at 3:19 pm|
No idea who is the dumbest of the Dumb Party.
Maxine, SJLee, or Ole Idiot arse Biden. Farking tough call. :yack:
I said, “Well, you know, my shotgun will do better for you than your AR-15, because you want to keep someone away from your house, just fire the shotgun[b] through the door[/b].” Most ...