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Updated: 2017-05-27T20:09:31.655-07:00

 



Somewhere Jenny Arness and Scooter Herring are high-fiving

2017-05-27T19:56:42.656-07:00

Gregg Allman has passed away. He leaves behind so much damage. And that's before you get to his mid-age years where he sleeps with and abuses then under-age Shannon Wilsey.  (Yes, I know the lies he 'wrote' in his autobiography -- he wasn't just a piece of s**t, he was a lying piece of s**t.  For those who would trust the drug addicted flame out Gregg, click here for Shannon's father



NATO is an imperialist project. It needs to disappear (Margaret Kimberley)

2017-05-27T18:40:56.298-07:00

Journalist Margaret Kimberley Tweets: Pinned Tweet Margaret Kimberley‏ @freedomrideblog  23 Apr 2016 More A Cashless Society? Not Before Tubman’s $20 Arrives http://nyti.ms/1WLCXXN  Photo of Sojourner Truth in Harriet Tubman article. @calmesnyt 3 replies40 retweets51 likes Reply   3   Retweet   40   Like   51  Margaret Kimberley Retweeted George



U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America's Veterans Deserve Better

2017-05-26T15:31:38.371-07:00

Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued this press release today: ***MEDIA RELEASE***   For Immediate Release Friday, May 26, 2017 Contact: press@baldwin.senate.gov   (202) 224 – 6225 U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin to President Trump on Proposed Medicaid Cuts: America's Veterans Deserve Better   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin wrote to President Trump raising grave



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-26T05:22:14.492-07:00

Friday, May 26, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the US Senate looks at VA accountability, the cost of the never-ending wars hit six trillion for US taxpayers, and much more. We're going to start in the US with the Senate and we'll wind down there too at the end of the snapshot.  Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued the following yesterday. For Immediate Release Thursday, May 25, 2017



We’re Dealing With a New Type of War Lie

2017-05-25T20:03:56.752-07:00

We’re Dealing With a New Type of War Lie By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/were-dealing-with-a-new-type-of-war-lie/ When the U.S. public was told that Spain had blown up the Maine, or Vietnam had returned fire, or Iraq had stockpiled weapons, or Libya was planning a massacre, the claims were straightforward and disprovable. Before people began referring to the Gulf of



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-25T05:19:59.582-07:00

Thursday, May 25, 2017.  As The Mosul Slog continues, we're going to underscore that the new Judith Miller is a danger -- and the stooges who support her are dangers as well. Day 218 of The Mosul Slog. Iraqi Day  🇮🇶‏ @iraqi_day  16h16 hours ago More #PMU advancing toward Baaj west #Mosul on the 3 fronts, multiple villages have been stormed. #Iraq 1 reply23 retweets47



Do You Wanna Get Away? (Shannon)

2017-05-24T20:00:06.895-07:00

Shannon hit with the classic "Let The Music Play" and I love that song but I also loved "Do You Wanna Get Away?" from her follow up album of the same name.



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-24T05:16:48.295-07:00

Wednesday, May 24, 2017.  The Mosul Slog continues, the Islamic State may be relocating in Iraq, US House Rep Walter Jones addresses endless war, and much more. Starting in the US, US House Rep Walter Jones' office issued the following regarding an event today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2017 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday



PRESS CONFERENCE, CALLING FOR DEBATE ON WAR IN AFGHANISTAN

2017-05-23T20:38:23.258-07:00

US House Rep Walter Jones' office issued the following regarding an event tomorrow: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 19, 2017 ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, May 24, 2017, Congressmen Walter B. Jones (NC-3) and John Garamendi (CA-3), along with John Duncan (TN-2), will host a press conference regarding H.R. 1666, to prohibit funds for



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-23T05:51:15.654-07:00

Tuesday, May 23, 2017.   Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, US troops continue to deploy to Iraq and much more. KCEN reports, "Around 250 Fort Hood soldiers from III Corps are set to deploy to Iraq and Kuwait in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.  As part of the regular rotation of forces, III Corps will replace the 18th Airborne Corps in their mission against ISIS.



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-22T05:52:45.201-07:00

Monday, May 22, 2017.  The Mosul Slog continues, CBS NEWS continues to sell it and much more. Starting with the White House's Special Envoy Brett McGurk:  Brett McGurk Retweeted Department of State‏Verified account @StateDept  19h19 hours ago More President Trump during Arab Islamic American Summit "This is not a battle of different faiths, different sects, or different



Victory declared?

2017-05-21T22:34:31.371-07:00

Iraqi Day  🇮🇶‏ @iraqi_day  13h13 hours ago More #Mosul #Iraq map update. Green= completely liberated. Orange= frontline clashes. White= #ISIS control. 4 replies144 retweets162 likes Reply   4   Retweet   144   Like   162 This is day 214 of The Mosul Slog. Still not fully liberated or 'liberated.' Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) observes: At the beginning of



Out Here On My Own (Irene Cara)

2017-05-21T21:05:54.982-07:00

Irene Cara performing "Out Here On My Own."



Day 213 of The Mosul Slog

2017-05-20T23:03:20.792-07:00

Day 213 of The Mosul Slog. How's that going? Iraqi Day  🇮🇶‏ @iraqi_day  May 19 More #Mosul #Iraq is almost over only 2 districts left.   12 replies106 retweets143 likes Reply   12   Retweet   106   Like   143 Still an ongoing disaster. And the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for violence throughout Iraq. AP reports a Basra bombing left



Sarah Abdallah Tweets

2017-05-20T22:06:57.244-07:00

Some Tweets from Sarah Abdallah:  Sarah Abdallah Retweeted Sarah Abdallah‏ @sahouraxo  2h2 hours ago More Sarah Abdallah Retweeted WikiLeaks Didn't stop her from pushing billions of dollars in weapons to this terrorist-funding Saudi regime when she was Secretary of State though. Sarah Abdallah added, WikiLeaksVerified account @wikileaks Hillary: #Saudi is "



Russia's influence, how about Israel's influence?

2017-05-20T17:53:38.089-07:00

Some Tweets from journalist Margaret Kimberley:  Pinned Tweet Margaret Kimberley‏ @freedomrideblog  23 Apr 2016 More A Cashless Society? Not Before Tubman’s $20 Arrives http://nyti.ms/1WLCXXN  Photo of Sojourner Truth in Harriet Tubman article. @calmesnyt 3 replies40 retweets51 likes Reply   3   Retweet   40   Like   51  Margaret Kimberley Retweeted



Women Veterans’ Fight for Equality Achieves Major Milestones

2017-05-20T14:02:56.565-07:00

This is from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America: PRESS CONTACT Tel: 212-982-9699 press@iava.org WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2017) – Today, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) reached historic milestones in its #SheWhoBorneTheBattle campaign to recognize and support women veterans. Backed by Congresswoman and Iraq veteran Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Congresswoman and



Isakson Announces Committee Vote on VA Accountability Measure

2017-05-20T11:22:08.172-07:00

Senator Johnny Isakson (above) is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.  His office issued the following yesterday: FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Friday, May 19, 2017 Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777 Kristen Hines, 202-224-9126 ***MEDIA ADVISORY***   Isakson Announces Committee Vote on VA Accountability Measure   MARIETTA, Ga. – The Senate Committee



Blended Family (Alicia Keys)

2017-05-20T10:01:53.241-07:00

Alicia Keys' "Blended Family (What You Do For Love)" featuring A$AP Rocky.  From her latest album HERE (Kat reviewed it here).



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-19T10:05:16.248-07:00

Friday, May 19, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, AP doesn't think the refugee crisis created by the slog is important for US news consumers (differs on the international scene), and much more. Iraqi Day  🇮🇶‏ @iraqi_day  39m39 minutes ago #Iraqi forces have stormed the last two blocks in 17 Tamouz district NW #Mosul, just a little more & it will be



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-18T18:03:12.903-07:00

Thursday, May 18, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, A new development . . . Rudaw English‏Verified account @RudawEnglish  5m5 minutes ago More #BREAKING: Iraq’s Prime Minister @HaiderAlAbadi pens letter to Syria’s Bashar al-Assad calling for military cooperation to fight terror. 0 replies3 retweets1 like Reply   Retweet   3



Senators Baldwin and Moran Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors

2017-05-17T19:29:20.167-07:00

Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued the following today: For Immediate Release Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Contact: Baldwin (202) 224–6225 Moran (202) 224-6521 Senators Baldwin and Moran Introduce Bipartisan VA Reform to Ensure Veterans Receive Care from Trusted Doctors The Veterans ACCESS Act would prevent doctors once fired or suspended by the VA from treating our veterans



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-17T05:10:14.468-07:00

Wednesday, April 17, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, time for a new SOFA, and much more. Daily Mail Online‏Verified account @MailOnline  15h15 hours ago More Iraqi troops on the brink of recapturing Mosul from ISIS http://dailym.ai/2qnSR19  4 replies32 retweets31 likes Reply   4   Retweet   32   Like   31 On the brink. It's



South Central Michigan Greens

2017-05-16T19:56:00.035-07:00

From South Central Michigan Greens South Central Michigan Greens ============================= Calhoun, Hillsdale, and Jackson Counties Local   https://www.facebook.com/SCMiGreens/ People and planet over profit. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 12, 2017 UPDATED:  May 16, 2017 For more information: -------------------- John Anthony La Pietra, Calhoun County Contact/SCMiGreens



Iraq snapshot

2017-05-16T05:15:50.249-07:00

Tuesday, May 16, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, The Mosul Slog continues, anybody remember those 2007 benchmarks, and much more. AFP reports: Iraqi forces have recaptured nearly 90 percent of west Mosul from ISIS after retaking the city's eastern side earlier this year, a military spokesman said Tuesday. ISIS still controls "10.5 percent of... the right bank," Brigadier General Yahya