Obama’s Mideast Mess of “Deep Concern” and “Condemnation”

By |August 22nd, 2013|

Obama's Mideast strategy is going up in smoke. Anti-regime activist groups in Syria say more than 1,300 people were killed in the attack outside Damascus Wednesday, many of them women and children. Video footage and witness reports appeared to bolster claims that chemical weapons were used. [...] Hours after the closed-door meeting, French [...]

Queer Talk: Bradley Manning Re-Introduces Herself As Chelsea

By |August 22nd, 2013|

Bradley Manning introduces herself as Chelsea, as she makes the long struggle with her transgender identity public. Recently sentenced to 35 years in prison for leaking classified information, Army private Bradley Manning has made explicit what was actually submitted by his attorney during the trial: Bradley Manning has re-introduced herself as Chelsea. David [...]

Hello, Nasdaq?

By |August 22nd, 2013|

Nasdaq halts trading, then resumes, with no further explanation than a technical glitch. THE ALERT went out at 12:24 pm EST that Nasdaq exchange would be halting trading until further notice. Nasdaq market is now once again trading. Nobody is saying what exactly happened. This meant for hours today stocks of Apple, Facebook [...]

NBC7: Bob Filner to Resign

By |August 22nd, 2013|

San Diego's Bob Filner set to resign. [graphic via the "Daily Show" and Jon Oliver] THE MAN who seemingly could not be convinced to leave by a dozen women alleging sexual harassment, Bob Filner, has finally been forced to resign in disgrace. The San Diego area is a conservative mecca, with a lot [...]

Maureen Dowd Screwed Up, But So Did Bill de Blasio’s Wife

By |August 22nd, 2013|

Maureen Dowd screwed up, but so did Bill de Blasio's wife, Chilane McCray. [photo of Chirlane McCray from Bill de Blasio campaign site] ANY WRITER can make mistakes, it happens, but Maureen Dowd makes a career of it. This time she's been caught manufacturing misquoting a candidate's wife in a way that seems [...]

EFF FOIA Lawsuit Reveals NSA Collected 56,000 Communications Illegally

By |August 22nd, 2013|

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) sued after Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) got the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to acknowledge in July 2012 that the NSA's surveillance had at least once violated the Constitution. [Photo: Obama at Camp Pendleton, by Pete Souza] "The redacted 85-page opinion, which was declassified by U.S. [...]

Ted “Don’t Blink” Cruz & the Right-Wing Defund Obamacare Fiasco

By |August 21st, 2013|

Ted Cruz and the Defund Obamacare Fiasco. "We have to do something that conservatives haven't done in a long time: We've got to stand up and win the argument." - Senator Ted Cruz EARTH to Ted Cruz, the discussion has been had and you lost, which is just one reason the defund Obamacare [...]

Bradley Manning Gets 35 Years *Updated*

By |August 21st, 2013|

Bradley Manning gets 35 years. THE DEFENSE attorney for Bradley Manning, David Coombs, believed that 25 years should be the maximum that should be delivered, because that's the expiration on the material leaked. Instead, Bradley Manning gets 35 years in jail. The conviction and sentence will go to an Army court of appeal, [...]

Quinnipiac: Terry McAuliffe Leads Ken Cuccinelli by 6 Points

By |August 21st, 2013|

Terry McAuliffe leads Ken Cuccinelli in new Quinnipiac poll. A NEW poll shows Terry McAuliffe leading Ken Cuccinelli by 6 points, the first lead of any significance in the Virginia governor's race. This good news follows a blockbuster development yesterday that longtime Virginia Republican strategist and former advisor to Eric Cantor, Boyd Marcus, [...]

Vivid Releases Sydney Leathers Smut Film

By |August 21st, 2013|

Vivid Entertainment releases Sydney Leathers smut film. VIVID Entertainment didn't waste any time and neither has Anthony Weiner's former paramour Sydney Leathers. Gawker has the NSFW teaser video if you want to take a gander. The New York Daily News has the story: Leathers, on the other hand, has capitalized on the disclosures, [...]