Oklahoma Teens Kill Baseball Player Because They Were Bored

By |August 21st, 2013|

Oklahoma teens kill baseball player from Australia because they were bored. AN AUSTRALIAN baseball player was shot and killed by teens in Oklahoma, because they were bored. The senselessness of the murder leaves anyone ordinary person speechless. Christopher Lane was in the state on a baseball scholarship. The CNN headline on this story [...]

Ted Cruz and His Dual Citizen Problem

By |August 20th, 2013|

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) addressed his dual citizenship problem by saying he'll denounce Canadian citizenship. Ted Cruz apparently just recently realized his has a dual citizenship problem, or at least it's a problem for some. He says he's going to renounce his Canadian citizenship (based on the fact that's where he was born) [...]

Politico Clinton Dramatics: Here We Go Again

By |August 20th, 2013|

Politico Clinton Dramatics: Here We Go Again. MARK YOUR score card for Politico, the new media outlet that will leave no Clinton rehash untouched and where reconstructing Clinton dramatics is made into tabloid art. Maggie Haberman the political writer put on soap plot duties, making certain everyone is made to rifle through their [...]

Kerry Reinstates Benghazi Officials, Social Media Pays Attention

By |August 20th, 2013|

John Kerry reinstates Benghazi officials put on administrative leave under Clinton. Secretary of State John Kerry has determined that the four State Department officials placed on administrative leave by Hillary Clinton after the terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi do not deserve any formal disciplinary action and has asked them to [...]

Legend Elmore Leonard Passes

By |August 20th, 2013|

Legend Elmore Leonard passes. ELMORE LEONARD was one of the truly great writers, with his voyages on to small and large screens just as memorable. Get Shorty? Then there is Justified, on any TV junky's must see list. It is a fantastic voyage into American badlands complete with hunks, skunks and all manner [...]

Queer Talk: Antonin Scalia Says Court Shouldn’t Invent New Minorities

By |August 20th, 2013|

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Federalist Society meeting the Court shouldn't invent "new minorities." Yesterday in Montana, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia told a Federalist Society meeting that SCOTUS shouldn't do a number of things, including "inventing" new minorities. I translate that to mean Scalia doesn't want to recognize what in [...]

Al Jazeera America Debuts Today [Video]

By |August 20th, 2013|

Al Jazeera America [AJAM] debuts today. HAVING WATCHED Al Jazeera English since we arrived in the Beltway, also having been a guest talking head many times with Al Jazeera, I'm keeping my fingers crossed for what could be an important addition to American news, which has been caught in the hyper partisan vortex [...]

White House Given “Heads Up” on Miranda’s UK Detention

By |August 20th, 2013|

"You've had your fun. Now we want the stuff back." [UK Guardian] White House talking points on Miranda UK detention include a British "heads up." [View from cockpit of Marine One about to land on South Lawn of White House, by Pete Souza via Instagram] THIS IS one of those instances that going [...]

Bo Gets a Buddy and Her Name is Sunny [Video]

By |August 20th, 2013|

Sunny, the new Obama family dog, on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 19, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) TOO CUTE! Like Bo, Sunny is a Portuguese Water Dog, which matches well with the Obama family and the allergies that some people have to dogs. Pete Souza has [...]

A Brit’s View: Diana’s Dead, Get Over It

By |August 19th, 2013|

Another year, another conspiracy theory over how Princess Diana Died. [screen capture from ABC News report] I thought my dad had bought the Mail on Sunday when I first saw the picture. 15 hours of sleep following 32 continuous hours of consciousness will do that to you. But after readjusting my eyes I [...]