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. Advertisements

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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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