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Updated: 2017-01-22T04:57:22.590-08:00

 



Faded celebs suck all the oxygen out of the room

2017-01-21T21:54:58.873-08:00

Sarah Abdallah ‏@sahouraxo  13h13 hours ago More Where were the #WomensMarch protesters when Obama and Hillary's terrorists brutalized Syrian and Iraqi women and sold them into sex slavery? 102 replies1,131 retweets1,350 likes Reply   102   Retweet   1.1K   Like   1.4K Agreed. Applause to Sarah Abdallah. And this is how the world sees today's events in the US where



Isaiah's THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "Another Fine Mess"

2017-01-21T07:39:18.653-08:00

Isaiah's latest comic THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "Another Fine Mess."  Barack commiserates with Hillary, "Benghazi, e-mails, rigging the primary, your family foundation, now Donald Trump.  Another fine mess you've gotten us into."  Isaiah archives his comics at The World Today Just Nuts. the world today just nuts comic  donald trump  barack obama hillary clinton the common ills



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-20T06:35:42.108-08:00

Friday, January 20, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue in Iraq but, faded celebs from a time gone by, insist that the real tragedy is here in the US as the country prepares for the inauguration of Donald Trump. Today, Barack Obama passes the presidential baton to Donald Trump. Ella Septima-Hamer ‏@Jbrous14  9h9 hours ago More Places where they ain't thanking Obama: Flint Somalia



Isakson to DeVos: How Will You Aid Students as Education Secretary?

2017-01-19T16:37:39.804-08:00

  Senator Johnny Isakson (above) is the Chair of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee.  His office issued the following yesterday: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Contact: Amanda Maddox, 202-224-7777 Marie Gordon, 770-661-0999 Isakson to DeVos: How Will You Aid Students as Education Secretary? Presses Department of Education nominee on positions



Samantha Power Can See Russia from Her Padded Cell

2017-01-19T14:18:34.586-08:00

[Isaiah's THE WORLD TODAY JUST NUTS "Kamikaze Sammy:"] Samantha Power Can See Russia from Her Padded Cell By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/node/5415 At the Atlantic Council -- a "think" tank funded by such bastions of democracy as Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, not to mention that center of peaceful nonviolence NATO -- Samantha Power announced on Tuesday



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-19T06:26:18.187-08:00

Thursday, January 19, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul Slog continues, give REUTERS access and they'll kiss your ass, billions still being made off the Iraq tragedy and much more. Robert Burns (AP) reports, "Sending thousands more American troops into Iraq or Syria in a bid to accelerate the defeat of the Islamic State group would push U.S. allies to the exits, create more



Isn't it time for ESPN to reign in Jane McManus?

2017-01-18T18:43:13.255-08:00

Last year, Tom Ley (DEADSPIN) reported on ESPN's memo on political comments, ESPN was very clear about what could be said about presidential candidates -- including by ESPN on airs at their Twitter feeds. So why does Jane McManus get to do whatever she wants? Let's look at her most recent Tweets.  Jane McManus Retweeted Peter W. Singer ‏@peterwsinger  9h9 hours ago



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-18T06:17:39.064-08:00

Wednesday, January 18, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul Slog continues, the truth behind Barack Obama's decision on Chelsea Manning, and more. Let's start with Chelsea Manning.  I added a sentence on that to yesterday's snapshot when I found out about it. Ed Snowden is a whistle-blower.  So is Chelsea Manning. Chelsea got her sentence commuted.  There was no word on Ed yesterday.



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-17T14:02:08.845-08:00

Tuesday, January 17, 2017.  We explore the lies that allow the Iraq War to continue. Gwen Ifill was a closeted lesbian, Laura Flanders is now an out lesbian. Due to various reasons -- none of them positive -- a number of e-mails have been noting Flanders and how she's been awful and didn't make the list I did of the most disappointing a few weeks back.  She didn't?  I'll take your word for it.



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-16T05:55:21.384-08:00

Monday, January 16, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul slog continues, one editorial board asks about Iraq, and much more. Goodness gracious, who has Donald Trump attacked today. According to this morning's MORNING JOE, it's John Brennan. Poor John Brennan, just minding his own damn business and wild and wacky Donald Trump attacks him? Michael Tracey ‏@mtracey  15h15 hours ago



Mosul Slog (like the embarrassing Krugman) still hasn't ended

2017-01-15T22:38:03.800-08:00

Hysterical self-castrati Paul Krugman suddenly remembers Iraq: Paul KrugmanVerified account ‏@paulkrugman  10h10 hours ago One model for Trump governance: the "lethal combination of official arrogance and ineptitude" in Iraq, only worse 48 replies246 retweets572 likes Reply   48   Retweet   246   Like   572   More It was Maureen Dowd, and not Paul, who led



Green Party Launches Local Chapter in Flint, Elects Officers

2017-01-15T19:31:03.590-08:00

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact/Schedule an Interview: Joel Meredith (616) 485-4042 Green Party Launches Local Chapter in Flint, Elects Officers FLINT, Mich. – Jan. 11, 2017 – Green Party members from Genesee and Shiawassee Counties gathered last Saturday for the inaugural meeting of Vehicle City Greens. This new local chapter of the Green Party of Michigan covers both Genesee and



Isakson, Perdue, Graves, Allen Applaud Governor Deal’s Cybersecurity Investment in Georgia

2017-01-15T19:00:07.308-08:00

Senator Johnny Isakason's office issued the following Wednesday: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, January 11, 2016 Contact: Isakson Press Office, 202-224-7777 Perdue Press Office, 202-224-3521 Graves Press Office, 202-225-5211 Allen Press Office, 202-225-2823 Isakson, Perdue, Graves, Allen Applaud Governor Deal’s Cybersecurity Investment in Georgia With construction of



The Deep State Wants to Deep Six Us (David Swanson)

2017-01-15T18:40:08.778-08:00

The Deep State Wants to Deep Six Us By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/node/5412 What do these pieces of evidence tell you? The United States and Russia each possess enough nuclear weapons to destroy all life on earth many times over. Pentagon officials say the cold war with Russia is for profit and bureaucracy. When there was danger of peace breaking



U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning

2017-01-15T17:18:02.215-08:00

Senator Tammy Baldwin's office issued this press release Saturday: For Immediate Release Saturday, January 14, 2017 Contact: press@baldwin.senate.gov    (202) 224 – 6225 U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Awarded Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service from Secretary Eric Fanning   Secretary of the Army awards decoration to those who provide distinguished service and make



Reality

2017-01-14T19:53:59.633-08:00

Indira LakshmananVerified account ‏@Indira_L  21h21 hours ago This story is jaw-dropping: Ex-British spy says FBI ignored Trump allegations while singleminded pursuing Hillary 42 replies946 retweets1,007 likes Reply   42 Retweet   946 Like   1K More No, what's jaw dropping is calling the man ex-MI6 or ex-British spy. It's a cute little mislead -- done



Trump's victory is making sleazy progressive hacks like David Brock even richer

2017-01-14T17:13:25.117-08:00

Some Tweets from author, journalist and truth-teller John Stauber.  Pinned Tweet John Stauber ‏@JohnStauber  Jan 13 #Obamacare killed #SinglePayer, then it killed @theDemocrats. 0 replies1 retweet0 likes Reply   Retweet   1 Like   More  John Stauber Retweeted zerohedge ‏@zerohedge  23h23 hours ago Why Ridiculous Official Propaganda Still



Classic Cher

2017-01-14T16:03:19.500-08:00

Don't miss the event of a lifetime! Classic Cher.. No Images? Click here Only One Month Away! February 8th Cher will take the stage for her first performance in a series of exclusive events at Park Theater at Monte Carlo. Don't miss your chance to witness this legendary performance. View the full list of dates at Cher.com. Tickets are



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-13T06:30:05.377-08:00

Friday, January 13, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Canadian government won't answer to whether or not their soldiers receiving treatment in Iraq were injured in battle, when do we ever arrive at what passes for 'victory' and much more. More and more, I think what any occupant of the White House needs is a car with twin 11-year-olds in the backseat, bored, hopped up on Monster and



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-12T06:48:29.927-08:00

Thursday, January 12, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Iraq War continues, big tenting with some is simply not possible, and much more. Starting with Conor Friedersdorf.  Conor is a talented writer for THE ATLANTIC -- talented in both thought and writing.  But I'm calling out this piece: A large cohort of Americans have reservations about the presidency of Donald Trump, who lost the



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-12T04:57:47.933-08:00

Wednesday, January 11, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul slog continues, US troops may remain in Iraq beyond the defeat (if it happens) of the Islamic State, Barack cries in public during his farewell speech, I defend Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and more. We're starting with the issue of when I know someone.  I have not written once of Joe Biden's wife.  I may after Joe's out of office



Obama's Legacy -- "...a Disaster..." (Francis A. Boyle)

2017-01-10T18:14:13.612-08:00

 Francis A. Boyle is an attorney and a professor of international law.  He's also the author of many books including, most recently, United Ireland, Human Rights and International Law.   Obama's Legacy -- "...a Disaster..." My book “Tackling America’s Toughest Questions” (Clarity Press: 2009) set forth a comprehensive analysis and critique of all the hideous atrocities President



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-10T06:28:15.283-08:00

Tuesday, January 10, 2016.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul slog continues, Barack Obama's legacy of war continues, all that and Meryl Streep. Hail to the departing Celebrity In Chief.  Having appeared on Samantha Bee's poor copy of THE DAILY SHOW on October 31st, our braless starlet Barack Obama had exhausted all From March 22, 2009, that's Isaiah's THE WORLD TODAY JUST



Allegations Against Russia Less Credible Every Day (David Swanson)

2017-01-09T17:33:08.846-08:00

Allegations Against Russia Less Credible Every Day By David Swanson http://davidswanson.org/node/5403 The U.S. government has now generated numerous news stories and released multiple "reports" aimed at persuading us that Vladimir Putin is to blame for Donald Trump becoming president. U.S. media has dutifully informed us that the case has been made. What has been



Iraq snapshot

2017-01-09T16:50:19.623-08:00

January 9, 2017.  Chaos and violence continue, the Mosul slog continues, though Hayder al-Abadi swears it is in the "final stage," Meryl Streep gets partisan and some mistake it for political, and more. Let's start with a basic learning exercise because a lot of fools don't seem to know what happened. Meryl Streep did not go "political" at the Golden Globes. At the Academy Awards many years