Monthly Archives: May 2014

Good Thing Obama Didn’t Go the “Full Michael” Hug on Jay

Originally posted on Stealth Magnolia:
Image courtesy of ABC News. Now for The “Full Michael” … http://youtu.be/lv00uh1XsHs Whew, huh? h/t to MOTUS and her commenters for the inspiration ❤

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When Racism Was Cool

Edwin Black: The Horrifying American Roots of Nazi Eugenics Hitler and his henchmen victimized an entire continent and exterminated millions in his quest for a co-called “Master Race.” But the concept of a white, blond-haired, blue-eyed master Nordic race didn’t … Continue reading

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Facepalm Friday – State Department Edition

Jen Psaki is the official State Department Spokeswoman. No, seriously. Reporters Mock State Dept. Spokeswoman For Saying Obama “Doesn’t Give Himself Enough Credit” JEN PSAKI: I would argue the president doesn’t give himself enough credit for what he’s done around … Continue reading

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I Guess Obama Gave Another Speech

WaPo: In his address Wednesday to the graduating cadets at West Point , Mr. Obama marshaled a virtual corps of straw men, dismissing those who “say that every problem has a military solution,” who “think military intervention is the only … Continue reading

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It’s Time To Bring Our Troops Home

JuiceVox Media: There’s no sugar-coating Obama’s drawdown: the Taliban has won President Obama has announced a new timeline for the US military withdrawal from Afghanistan. The big news is that the US, which currently has 33,500 troops in the country, … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

Ann Hornaday at WaPo: In a final videotaped message, a sad reflection of the sexist stories we so often see on screen As deranged manifestos go, the final YouTube video made by suspected Isla Vista, Calif., mass murderer Elliot Rodger … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Flashback

This post was originally published on 5/27/13. Since then we have had the Barrycades and VA scandals. Today is the day we honor those who died in the service of our nation. Most of them were just kids who died … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Taylor Swift Open Thread

I didn’t feel like talking about what Obama is doing today, or the VA, or about crazy rich kids on killing sprees, so I thought I would start a thread on a nicer topic. Then I figured there is nothing … Continue reading

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AYFKM??

Are you fucking kidding me??? Obama, 6 Years In, Fights a Case of Cabin Fever President Barack Obama seems to have caught a bad case of cabin fever. Since taking office, Obama has periodically grumbled about the claustrophobia that sets … Continue reading

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Why Do Progs Hate Mickey D’s?

From that Font of Wisdom known as Salon: Get a clue, McDonald’s: Why its business model has utterly failed McDonald’s investors have some reckoning to do at the company’s annual shareholder meeting today. Over the past year, the Golden Arches … Continue reading

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Presidentin’ is Hard

Obama is President Passive over the Veterans Affairs scandal It doesn’t inspire great confidence that President Obama, on the day he finally decided to comment about excessive wait times for veterans’ medical appointments, showed up late to read his statement. … Continue reading

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It Really Wasn’t Fair

No, seriously: Meryl Davis wins ‘Dancing with the Stars’ They saved the best for last on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” West Bloomfield ice dancer Meryl Davis and Maksim Chmerkovskiy performed the last dance of the season tonight and clinched … Continue reading

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I Gotta Go With The Gun Control Nuts On This One

ABC: Chipotle: Don’t Bring Guns in Our Stores Chipotle is asking customers not to bring firearms into its stores after it says gun rights advocates brought military-style assault rifles into one of its restaurants in Texas. The Denver-based company notes … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech Isn’t Just A Law, It’s A Principle

It’s about damn time someone did this: Graduation speaker blasts students A commencement speaker on Sunday blasted Pennsylvania college students as “immature” and “arrogant” for protesting another speaker who then decided to withdraw. William Bowen, former president of Princeton University, … Continue reading

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My Invitation to Operation American Spring Must Have Got Lost in the Mail

From last January in MoJo: “1.8 Million Definite Militia Members” to March on DC, Install New Government Harry Riley has a dream. On the morning of May 16, somewhere between 10 and 30 million (estimates vary) God-fearing patriots will assemble … Continue reading

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Racism, Always and Forever!

Shit that pisses me off: Michelle Obama Cites View of Growing Segregation TOPEKA, Kan. — Sixty years after the Supreme Court outlawed “separate but equal” schools for blacks and whites, civil rights advocates say American schools are becoming increasingly segregated, … Continue reading

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Caturday Open Thread

For the past few months my front porch has been the hottest local all-night bistro for the hipster feline/procyon set. So I went out front to refill the kibble bowl and I discovered that a few Periplaneta americana or some … Continue reading

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Let’s Party Open Thread

Congratulations to our good friend HelenK. She sold her house and got the asking price. Now she’s gonna do the smart thing and get the hell out of California. Drinks are her cuz she can afford it now. So drink … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Arab Spring and the Myth of the Moderate Muslim

Numerous questions remain regarding the Clusterfuck in Benghazi. Libya is in chaos. Egypt is still in turmoil. War rages in Syria. Our relationship with Israel is strained. How on Earth did Barack Obama fuck things up so badly? In a … Continue reading

Posted in Arab Spring, Barack Obama, Benghazi, Drone Wars, Egypt, Foreign Policy, Hillary Clinton, Islam, Libya, Syria | 146 Comments

Journolista Says No Unanswered Questions About Benghazi

Guy Benson: Chuck Todd: C’mon, Every Benghazi Question Has Already Been Answered NBC’s Chief White House Correspondent and MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd doesn’t see any rationale for the formation of a select committee on Benghazi. The inquiry is pointless, Todd … Continue reading

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