Vogue Tops with Marissa Mayer #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen

By |August 25th, 2013|

Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer fiercely feminine in Vogue, and causing quite a stir. Jennifer Lawrence graces Vogue. IT'S THE season of fashiongasm. When the fashion magazines prove the worthiness of still having some things in print to see, maybe even read. Vogue excels above the others in the fashion mag battle [...]

As Summer Ebbs Nature Still Delights [Photobomb]

By |August 25th, 2013|

I worked diligently planning and planting the right flowers on the deck. Mark getting special bird seed for the Squirrel Buster feeder. All intentions toward attracting butterflies, Cardinals, Virginia wrens, bees and hummingbirds, ladderback woodpeckers, too, but especially the beautifully spectacular yellow finch. Here he stops by for a drink out of our fountain, [...]

AP: Naval Forces Move Toward Syria, As Obama Considers Options

By |August 24th, 2013|

Marines at Camp Pendleton pictured here in early August, while today a world away U.S. naval forces move toward Syria. [photo by Pete Souza, via Instagram] THE PRESSURE on President Obama to act on Syria after news of chemical weapons spread across the globe continues to be intense, with reporting from the AP [...]

Queer Talk: Protests Against Russia’s Anti-LGBT Laws Continue [VIDEO]

By |August 24th, 2013|

Protests against Russia's anti-LGBT laws include a march of 10,000 in Copenhagen, and the rainbow painting of crosswalks. The problems for the International Olympic Committee and 2014 Olympic Winter Games host Sochi, Russia, aren't going away. The various kinds of actions and protests against Russia's anti-LGBT laws continue, coming from such diverse directions [...]

“The Butler” in the Obama Era, Amid Impeachment Rants

By |August 23rd, 2013|

"The Butler" is dedicated to the Freedom Riders, walking through civil rights history that needs to be seen again and again. As he has many times in the past, Coburn called Obama "a personal friend of mine," but that did not prevent him from calling the president's administration lawless and incompetent and "getting [...]

New York Times Aids Guardian Against David Cameron’s Threats

By |August 23rd, 2013|

New York Times partnering with UK Guardian on Snowden reports due to David Cameron's thuggery. THE NEWS that the New York Times will partner with the UK Guardian on Snowden stories fully exposes the pressure on journalists, with Prime Minister David Cameron the latest to make it uncomfortable for the people to get [...]

Drones Patrolling Tar Sands Pipelines

By |August 23rd, 2013|

Drones patrolling Tar Sands pipelines maybe become another concern for environmental activists. It probably isn't the first thing to comes to mind, drones patrolling tar sands pipelines, and others, but considering the fossil fuel industries push for all-things-petroleum-and-natural-gas, to extract, transport, refine, and transport again, by whatever means allowing them to get to [...]

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Ben Affleck Cast as New Batman!

By |August 23rd, 2013|

Ben Affleck cast as new Batman. HOLY TWITTER is trending on this one, folks. Ben Affleck as the new Batman? So long Christian Bale, hello the next Adam West? From Variety: "Ben provides an interesting counter-balance to Henry's Superman. He has the acting chops to create a layered portrayal of a man who [...]

“New Day” & CNN’s Chris Cuomo Get the Obama Interview

By |August 23rd, 2013|

CNN's Chris Cuomo of the new morning show "New Day" gets the big interview with Barack Obama. THE NEW CNN morning show "New Day" got the interview, with Chris Cuomo sitting down with President Obama. The exchange on Syria and Egypt is well worth reading, as is the entire exchange, video at the [...]

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Tweet of the Week from Bill Clinton

By |August 23rd, 2013|

Hey @McIlroyRory - I'm working on my short game. (Only a few strokes behind my niece Fiona and nephew Simon.) pic.twitter.com/8xUbkkYVKS— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) August 22, 2013 THE AMAZING golfer from Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy, retweeted President Clinton's tweet. A tweet from Bill Clinton.

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