Obama Deploys Special Ops Forces Inside Syria

By |October 30th, 2015|

Special Ops Forces to Syria, in a "shift" in policy.President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in the Oval Office, Oct. 16, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) "The decision of whether to place citizens in harm's way in defense [...]

Jeb Implodes, Marco Rubio Proves He’s Ready for Hillary

By |October 29th, 2015|

Jeb's done, but Marco Rubio has just begun.graphic: HuffPost front page "Someone convinced you attacking me is going to help you." - Marco Rubio THE ONLY thing Jeb Bush could offer was a cough. But when he turned to Marco Rubio to do the Sun Sentinel's bidding, the paper who told the senator [...]

Sanders Team Plan to Beat Clinton, Go Negative

By |October 28th, 2015|

Sanders Team readies to go negative, as Iowa and New Hampshire become the fault line for his hopes. photo by Barbara Kinney for Hillary for America Weaver was at least half-joking, or so it seemed to me. But even in jest, his comments were telling: about both the darkening assessment of Clinton among [...]

Kasich Sounds Off, Republicans Squabble Over Debate Greenrooms

By |October 28th, 2015|

Republicans debate tonight on CNBC and the foreshadowing teases a showdown. photo: Marco Rubio's greenroom, via Twitter During a tense 30-minute meeting at the Coors Event Center, which was described by three sources present, several lower-polling campaigns lashed out at the RNC. They accused the committee of allotting them less-than-hospitable greenroom spaces while [...]

South China Sea Dispute Intensifies

By |October 28th, 2015|

South China Sea dispute over Spratlys intensifies. graphic via CNN In 2014, China began massive dredging operations centering on three main reefs in the Spratly Islands -- Fiery Cross, Subi and Mischief Reef. It has reclaimed 2,000 acres in less than two years -- more than eight square kilometers, or around 90 football [...]

SXSW Pulls Harassment Sessions, Buzzfeed & Vox Threaten to Withdraw

By |October 27th, 2015|

SXSW causes a stir over canceling harassment panels. photo via BuzzFeed (from YouTube) On Monday, October 26, SXSW Interactive made the call to cancel two sessions for the 2016 event: "SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" and "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games." We had hoped that hosting these two discussions in [...]

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Jeb! Freaks, Turns Ire on Voters

By |October 27th, 2015|

Jeb! Bush is in big trouble. THE CAMPAIGN of Jeb Bush is failing, but what I cannot understand is why everyone is so shocked. In the current climate, why would the Bushes believe Americans would elect another family member to the presidency? When you have a presidential candidate who is blaming voters for [...]

Did Sarah Palin Spawn Trump, Carson & GOP Insanity?

By |October 26th, 2015|

It's not Sarah Palin's fault Republicans still can't win national elections. Trump calls Palin “a special person” he’d like in his Cabinet. That seems only fair, because he’s thriving in the same cynical value system that puts opportunistic soundbites above seriousness, preparedness and intellectual heft. - William M. Daley [Washington Post] THE WASHPOST [...]

Bernie Pitches Consistency at Iowa JJ, Trump Hits Carson on Religion

By |October 25th, 2015|

Sanders hits Clinton without mentioning her name. Trump hits Carson head on using his religion against him. THE IOWA JJ dinner was where candidate Barack Obama made his move on Hillary Clinton in 2008 and never looked back. After two weeks of solid performances and earned praise for sitting through an 11-hour interrogation, [...]

Clinton Calmly Handles Angry Republicans

By |October 23rd, 2015|

Hillary Clinton calmly handles angry Republicans. AUTHENTIC, COOL, that was Hillary Clinton in front of the Benghazi committee. Republicans did their worst, trying to find a way to get to her, but their anger clouded everything they did. It gave the day to Clinton, which Rep. Trey Gowdy admitted when he said the [...]