Obama on Syria, Alleged Benghazi Whistle-Blowers, Gitmo [Transcript] *Updated*

By |April 30th, 2013|

President Barack Obama talks with King Abdullah II of Jordan during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office, April 26, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) TODAY in his news conference Syria was the subject of the first question. President Obama restated that President Bashar Assad's possible use of chemical weapons [...]

A Brit’s View: Stupidity Meets Idiocy in Failed Bomb Plot

By |April 30th, 2013|

What do you get when you cross one form of stupidity with another form of idiocy? In Britain the answer is a failed makeshift terrorist attack. The foiled bombing was due to happen last summer. The court case is going on this week. The details are quite bizarre. Now I don't want to dumb down [...]

Queer Talk: Collins and Griner – Coming Out in a Patriarchal Society

By |April 30th, 2013|

Jason Collins and Brittney Griner have made professional sports history by coming out in a patriarchal society. That means what each has courageously done is seen differently. Before going any further, I want to make clear that I applaud and appreciate NBA professional Jason Collins for coming out. As I

Colbert Busch Calls Sanford Out on Cheating

By |April 30th, 2013|

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy "I want to be very clear, Mark. Nobody tells me what to do. I am a fiscally conservative independent tough businesswoman." - Elizabeth Colbert Busch THE ONLY debate that will likely occur between Elizabeth Colbert Busch and Mark Sanford happened last night. Colbert [...]

Marco Rubio’s Immigration Ad Hits D.C.

By |April 30th, 2013|

"Isn't it reasonable for these conservatives to assume that you've been duped here?" - Laura Ingraham THE TV AD starring Marco Rubio finally popped up over the weekend or at least that's when I finally saw it. As you'll see when you watch the ad above, it's basically trying to bolster his conservative cred while [...]

Queer Talk: NBA Center Jason Collins Comes Out

By |April 29th, 2013|

Today NBA Center Jason Collins came out on the cover of Sports Illustrated, and praise comes from athletes, celebrities and politicos. Of course, there was also some negativity, too. From Sports Illustrated, (the story appears in the May 6, 2013 issue) Collins writes: Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now I'm a 34-year-old [...]

All Comments Must Be Approved

By |April 29th, 2013|

COMMENTS must now be approved, no exceptions. This is an epic change to what I've been doing on the web for over 15 years. Unfortunately, it's become imperative. There are exceptions, but the comment section on the whole has become a combination food fight and low bar debate zone that is rarely interesting, which I [...]

Sandra Day O’Connor Admits Court Wrong on Bush v. Gore

By |April 29th, 2013|

"Maybe the court should have said, 'We're not going to take it, goodbye." - Sandra Day O'Connor THE LEGACY of George W. Bush extends to Justice Rehnquist's willingness to play politics with the Supreme Court, which Sandra Day O'Connor joined when she decided to be the fifth vote in Bush v. Gore. The vote Sandra [...]

Backlash Against Senators on Gun Vote

By |April 29th, 2013|

According to Public Policy Polling, the backlash continues against the recent gun vote by the Senate, more precisely, against those who voted in opposition to gun regulation reforms. New PPP polls in Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, and Ohio find serious backlash against the 5 Senators who voted against background checks in those states. Each of them [...]

Mary Thom, Feminist Icon, Killed in Motorcycle Crash

By |April 29th, 2013|

Mary Thom [via Women's Media Center] THERE IS something just a tiny bit romantic about a feminist icon like Mary Thom going out in a motorcycle crash. It's an unhappy occasion, sad to see her go at 68, when she obviously had a lot of living left to do, but at least she [...]

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