Keystone XL: EPA Challenges State Dept. Impact Statement

By |April 24th, 2013|

The State Department's draft environmental impact statement regarding TransCanada's Keystone XL is challenged by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EcoWatch reports that the EPA based its challenge to State's environmental impact statement, ... objecting to its conclusion that the Keystone XL presents no significant climate change impact or environment risk. This criticism raises an important [...]

Republican “Benghazi Report” is a Joke

By |April 24th, 2013|

(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) "In 2011 they [GOP controlled House] came in and passed a continuing resolution for the remainder of that fiscal year. The House proposed $70 million cut in the WSP [Worldwide Security Program for the State Department] and they proposed a $204 million cut in Embassy security," [...]

Stop the Presses! Jill Abramson is “Brusque”

By |April 24th, 2013|

"The Times is leaderless right now," one staffer said. "Jill is very, very unpopular." - Turbulence at the Times, by Dylan Byers THE New York Times managing editor admits to having a "tantrum" after talking to his boss, but it's Executive Editor Jill Abramson who is the problem. Calling Sheryl Sandberg, chick etiquette on leadership [...]

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Villain Senator Max Baucus Retiring

By |April 24th, 2013|

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy PRAISE ZEUS! Yesterday Montana's Max Baucus made a lot of people happy. There really isn't enough time to explain just how villainous Max Baucus is or just what damage he did in his post on the Senate Finance Committee. Right behind Wyden in [...]

Why is Politico Citing Jeff Gerth on Hillary Clinton?

By |April 24th, 2013|

DISGRACED after his Whitewater conspiracy theories, Maggie Haberman chooses none other than Jeff Gerth to analyze Clinton's launch onto the public speaking circuit. Jeff Gerth also appeared in David Bossie's hit piece "Hillary the Movie." It gives you an idea of the coverage Politico intends to offer if Clinton decides to run in 2016. Jeff [...]

George W. Bush Library Opens, Amnesia Ensues

By |April 23rd, 2013|

President George W. Bush meets with the National Security Council the morning of Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001, in the Situation Room of the White House. Meeting with the President are, from left to right, FBI Director Robert Mueller (along the wall); Vice President Cheney's Chief of Staff Lewis Libby; CIA Director George Tenet; Attorney [...]

Queer Talk: France Becomes 14th Nation to Approve Marriage Equality

By |April 23rd, 2013|

With the earlier approval of marriage equality by the French Senate, and Tuesday's approval by the lower house, or National Assembly, all that remains is the promised signature of President Francois Hollande, and France will become the 14th nation to provide marriage equality. The List: Netherlands (2001); Belgium (2003); Spain (2005); Canada (2005); South Africa [...]

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Hillary’s Strong Rhetoric Resonates After Boston

By |April 23rd, 2013|

President Barack Obama meets with members of his national security team to discuss developments in the Boston bombings investigation, in the Situation Room of the White House, April 19, 2013. Pictured, from left, are: FBI Director Robert Mueller; Lisa Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism; Attorney General Eric Holder; Deputy [...]

A Brit’s View: Huhne’s Very Public Day Out of Prison

By |April 23rd, 2013|

Remember Chris Huhne from a few weeks back? A quick refresher just in case his name has slipped your mind. He's the Right Honourable MP for Eastleigh convicted criminal who went to prison because of a driving points scam involving his ex-wife. Well, he's back in the news. This time it's to do with money, [...]

Queer Talk: Nevada Senate Votes to Overturn “Same-Sex” Marriage Ban

By |April 23rd, 2013|

Last night the Nevada Senate voted to repeal the state's constitutional ban on marriage of same-sex couples. In doing so, they became the first legislative body in the nation to take such a step. The state Assembly will now receive the bill, and if passed, it will return again for votes in the next legislative [...]