Monthly Archives: August 2013

BREAKING: Obama says he will seek Congressional authorization before attacking Syria

(Action starts at 50:25) From President Obama: “I will seek authorization for use of force from representatives in Congress.” It’s the smart move. It’s also the right move. I’m pleasantly surprised.

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Is It September Yet?

My mouse is jealous of my new keyboard. This is an open thread.

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Friday Night Music Open Thread

The actress/model in this video is Shawn Marie Deering. She has eyes to die for. The young lady in the video below is Lacey Buchanan-Owen. She did two Jake Owen videos then became Mrs. Jake Owen and then became his … Continue reading

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The Greatest Anti-War Speech That Nobody Ever Heard

State Senator Obama, October 2, 2002: What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and … Continue reading

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Missing In Action – The Anti-War Movement

Ezra Klein’s Wonkblog: How Obama demobilized the antiwar movement As the Obama administration considers military action in Syria, Rosie Gray wonders why the antiwar movement has been strangely muted: ”Though some groups have organized online petitions and some real-life protests,” … Continue reading

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Thursday Beer Thirty Open Thread

The taps are OPEN! My AC is kaput. I am keeping cool the old fashioned way.

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Et tu, Shellie?

Two bits of news on l’affaire Zimmerman: Shellie Zimmerman plea: George Zimmerman’s wife gets probation in plea deal Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of acquitted murder suspect George Zimmerman, admitted Wednesday that she had committed perjury to help her husband get … Continue reading

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NYT – Shark Officially Jumped

New York Times Op/Ed: Bomb Syria, Even if It Is Illegal THE latest atrocities in the Syrian civil war, which has killed more than 100,000 people, demand an urgent response to deter further massacres and to punish President Bashar al-Assad. … Continue reading

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Barack Obama: War Pig

Remember when Obama became famous for voting against the Iraq invasion? With military action against Syria set to begin within hours, according to reports, President Barack Obama and his administration are determining what legal route to take in order to … Continue reading

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I tried to write a post

I lied, I didn’t try. I didn’t want to write about Miley or Syria. I’ve said everything I want to about both of them, at least for now. So what else is there? Racism? Race baiting? Been there, done that. … Continue reading

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Operation Manhood

Eliot A. Cohen in the Washington Post: Syria will require more than cruise missiles In 1994, after directing the U.S. Air Force’s official study of the Persian Gulf War, I concluded, “Air power is an unusually seductive form of military … Continue reading

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Above And Beyond The Call Of Duty

Official citation: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, March 3, 1863, has awarded in the name of Congress the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Ty M. Carter United States Army For conspicuous … Continue reading

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The Nobel War Prize President

This is CNN: Key U.S. lawmakers: Expect strike in Syria Two key members of congressional foreign affairs panels say they expect the United States to strike Syria following reports of chemical weapons attacks in that country last week, though other … Continue reading

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Oh, no!

Why Did Taylor Swift Say ‘Shut the F*ck Up’ During The MTV VMAs? As British boy band One Direction presented the award for “Best Pop Video” at tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards, viewers may have lip-read Taylor Swift uttering a … Continue reading

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Why Does Everybody Hate Skyler?

Anna Gunn: I Have a Character Issue PLAYING Skyler White on the television show “Breaking Bad” for the past five seasons has been one of the most rewarding creative journeys I’ve embarked on as an actor. But the role has … Continue reading

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Them Republicans Are So Cray-Cray!

The NY Fishwrapper goes nut-picking: Ignoring Qualms, Some Republicans Nurture Dreams of Impeaching Obama Representative Kerry Bentivolio, a freshman Republican from Michigan, has a legislative dream. It is not to balance the federal budget, or find a way to help … Continue reading

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TCH Saturday Pre-Evening and Night Open Forum: Bang !

Let’s get past this summer bloggy fatigue and play 🙂 So, my one kid made it from DC to Denver with his family, the other kid is 6 months sober, and yet the other kid, I have one of each, … Continue reading

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An All-Around Tragedy

Sad story: Robert Bales gets life without parole With all of the discussions taking place around the web concerning Nidal Hasan and Bradley Manning, (sorry… still not calling you Chelsea) it was easy to overlook yet another military trial which … Continue reading

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Caturday Open Thread

Another day, another doldrum. Filty Filner is gone. Chris Stevens is still dead. Will today be the day that Obama regains his manhood by launching cruise missiles at Syria? This obviously ain’t gonna be the SF Giants’ year. Not feeling … Continue reading

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Friday Night Music Open Thread – 80’s Ballads

I didn’t get anything done today. Maybe tomorrow will be better. I think I have the summer doldrums.

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