News Desk: JonBenet Jury Handed Down Indictment on Ramseys, DA Wouldn’t Prosecute

By |January 28th, 2013|

KNOWN AS the paper of record in Boulder, Colorado, where the child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey was brutally murdered, the Daily Camera reported over the weekend that the jury voted to indict the parents back in 1999, but the District Attorney Alex Hunter refused to move on it. "I and my prosecution task force believe [...]

Obama Cites Fox News in Interview in the Relaunch of The New Republic

By |January 28th, 2013|

IMAGINE THAT President Obama called Fox News Channel out on their unfair and imbalanced baloney. That's what he does in an interview for the new relaunch of The New Republic, which Dylan Byers breaks down. ... The build-up has lasted for almost a year. In June 2012, three months after buying the magazine, Hughes was [...]

News Desk: Obama Campaign Hands Off Supporter Database to Loybbying Group

By |January 28th, 2013|

"It's extremely worrisome," said Lillie Coney, associate director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, noting that Obama campaign supporters likely have no idea that personal data they voluntarily shared with the campaign has now been transferred and is being used for purposes beyond the election. - Obama campaign gives database of millions of supporters to [...]

Top Story — Obama’s Inaugural Week, Reid and Schumer’s Weaknesses Follow

By |January 27th, 2013|

President Barack Obama pauses to look back at the scene before leaving the platform following the inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. Standing behind the President are First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, and Marian Robinson. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) The [...]

‘Mass’ Accidental Shootings at Gun Shows

By |January 27th, 2013|

There hasn't been an actual accidental "mass shooting" at gun shows. But there has been another person accidentally shooting himself at such a show. I don't know when "mass" can be legitimately used, but this seems fairly significant to me. The Des Moines Register reports: An Iowa gun dealer was hospitalized after he accidentally shot [...]

Thoughts on Ross Douthat’s “Bad Religion,” by Franklymydears

By |January 27th, 2013|

TM NOTE: This is a guest post from a retired Episcopalian minister, whom I know through his ministry and because he took my husband and me through our marriage classes, then performed our ceremony. It was through Franklymydears that I heard speak and was introduced to the amazing Episcopal Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori. On [...]

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Queer Talk: The Task Force, Creating Change for Forty Years Through Grassroots Advocacy [VIDEO]

By |January 26th, 2013|

In Atlanta, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, founded forty years ago, is now meeting for the 25th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. I very much regret I've never been able to attend one of these conferences. At least there's a Conference feed. Below is the introductory video for this year's conference. [...]

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Sarah Palin and Fox News Channel Split

By |January 25th, 2013|

"It's my understanding that Gov. Palin was offered a contract by FOX, and she decided not to renew the arrangement," the source close to Palin told RCP. "She remains focused on broadening her message of common-sense conservatism across the country and will be expanding her voice in the national discussion." [Real Clear Politics] PERHAPS Mrs. [...]

Top Story — Jesse Helms Man Judge Sentelle Leads Three-Judge Panel to Reject Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments

By |January 25th, 2013|

THE DECISION announced today is a stunning and very sobering end to an otherwise spectacular week. It is also wholly and completely political, proved through involvement of Chief Judge David Sentelle, who was responsible for Ken Starr's appointment back during the Clinton witch hunt. Read this oldie but a great one from James Carville to [...]

With Mika Away, Joe Scarborough Does His Worst on Women in Combat

By |January 25th, 2013|

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy "There will obviously be limits, correct, for certain assignments women can do based on physical ability. [..] There's a reason why there are no women are in the NFL... there's a difference physically between men and women. Can we say that in 2013? [...]