REPORTS: Clinton to Iowa for Kick Off, Video Announcement Could Come as Soon as Sunday

By |April 10th, 2015|

Hillary Clinton to Iowa, for Sunday kick off, according to reports. Hillary Clinton is planning to officially launch her US presidential campaign on Sunday while en route to Iowa, a source familiar with the campaign has confirmed to the Guardian. [Guardian] CONFIRMED TO the Guardian sounds about as real as it can get, [...]

Testy Rand Paul Meets Unprepared Rand Paul

By |April 9th, 2015|

Takes one day for testy Rand Paul to show up, along with unprepared Rand Paul. "The thing is about abortion — and about a lot of things — is that I think people get tied up in all these details of, sort of, you're this or this or that, or you're hard and [...]

Video Shreds Police Officer’s Claims, Murder Charges Follow

By |April 8th, 2015|

Police officer charged with murder in South Carolina. Photo: video screenshot via Think Progress The footage filmed by a bystander, which The Post and Courier obtained Tuesday from a source who asked to remain anonymous, shows the end of the confrontation between the two on Saturday after Scott ran from a traffic stop. It [...]

Case of the White House Hackers, Russia Edition

By |April 8th, 2015|

White House hackers go spear phishing, we spy Russians. Photo via Pete Souza on Instagram, public domain While the White House has said the breach only affected an unclassified system, that description belies the seriousness of the intrusion. The hackers had access to sensitive information such as real-time non-public details of the president's [...]

Comments Off on Case of the White House Hackers, Russia Edition

Bill Clinton in ‘Town and Country’: Not Good at Campaigning Anymore, Not Mad at Anyone

By |April 7th, 2015|

Bill Clinton in Town and Country makes it plain that 2016 won't be anything like 2008.Photo via Town and Country, public domain: BILL CLINTON INSPECTING THE CHOLERA TREATMENT CENTER WITH SEAN PENN. Whatever occurs, Clinton's priority is to keep the foundation alive, "whether I'm running it or not. I've told Hillary that I [...]

The GOP Swift-boating of Presidential Candidate Rand Paul *UPDATED*

By |April 7th, 2015|

Presidential candidate Rand Paul will soon meet the Republican swift-boaters. Screen capture of poster from the Rand Paul for President campaign event, via CNN. SOMETHING NOVEL is happening to newly announced GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul. The swift-boating crazies that attacked war hero John Kerry have their sights trained on him, because he [...]

‘Mad Men,’ Final Magic [Spoilers]

By |April 6th, 2015|

"Mad Men" begins its final seven episodes, with Sunday's "Severance" dedicated to the great Mike Nichols. "Is that all there is? Is that all there is? If that’s all there is my friends, then let’s keep dancing. Let’s break out the booze and have a ball. If that’s all there is." Lyrics from [...]

Rolling Stone Explains and It’s Ugly

By |April 6th, 2015|

Rolling Stone explains how they ruined their reputation, and rape on campus moves beyond shame. The editors invested Rolling Stone's reputation in a single source. [Rolling Stone] READING THE Columbia School of Journalism Report on the UVA rape reporting debacle at Rolling Stone, I was gobsmacked at the end. Every single level, from [...]

John Oliver to Russia on the Troubling “D*#!-pics” Story

By |April 6th, 2015|

John Oliver goes to Russia to interview Edward Snowden about the strange and dangerous invasion of dick-pic privacy. "702 surveillance, can they see my dick?" - John Oliver WHATEVER "The Daily Show" has been to basic cable during Jon Stewart's amazing run, "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" is to HBO. With respect [...]

Comments Off on John Oliver to Russia on the Troubling “D*#!-pics” Story

Clock’s Ticking on Clinton Campaign… in Brooklyn?

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Clinton campaign in Brooklyn? The clock on Clinton’s official announcement is now officially ticking. FEC rules state that you have 15 days between conducting campaign activities and filing a campaign committee. [Politico] IT WON'T be long now. The lease is signed: Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters will work out of 1 Pierrepont Plaza in [...]