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Feinstein: Obama is a Too Cautious Man Without A Plan

According to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), when it comes to responding to ISIS, Barack Obama is "very cautious. Maybe, in this instance, too cautious.” The comment came Sunday when she appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Feinstein chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee She also "agrees with an op-ed by Republican Sens. Show More Summary

IS THE GAMING WORLD TEARING ITSELF APART? “Gamers have uncovered evidence of such widespread corrup…

IS THE GAMING WORLD TEARING ITSELF APART? “Gamers have uncovered evidence of such widespread corruption and conflicts of interest that the gaming blogs may never recover from it. The response from reporters – for the most part, denial and dismissal – is akin to mass professional suicide.”

“Immigration Rights”–What Are They?

(John Hinderaker) While Joe Biden was exhorting Detroiters to “take back America,” presumably from Barack Obama and himself, the president also expounded on the meaning of Labor Day. His themes were tiresomely familiar–we are the good...Show More Summary

A COUPLE OF 55-GALLON DRUMS OF TEQUILA, AND I’D CALL THAT A PARTY TO REMEMBER: Passion Natural Wate…

A COUPLE OF 55-GALLON DRUMS OF TEQUILA, AND I’D CALL THAT A PARTY TO REMEMBER: Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant – 55 Gallon. What’s amazing is that there’s only one left in stock. But the reviews are amusing.

Terrific! THOUSANDS of Foreign Students Are Lost in the US (Video)

More good news… Thirteen years after 9-11, there are thousands of foreign students missing in the United States today. Watch more news videos | Latest from the US Judicial Watch reported on this back in 2013. Though a number of … Continue reading ?

50 years ago this month: the first time Pete Townshend destroyed his guitar as part of an on-stage performance.

"Pete Townshend said it was an accident the first time he smashed his guitar. He was playing with The Who in a small cramped room at the Railway Hotel in Harrow, west London. The ceiling was damp with condensation, the room smoky, a smell of sweat and stale beer. Show More Summary

Tony Stewart Returns to Nascar Racing

Nascar driver Tony Stewart returned to racing Sunday after a three-week hiatus that followed the accident in which Stewart struck and killed fellow sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. after the 20-year-old racer got out of his crashed vehicle and yelled at Stewart. Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (9-1-2014)

Donna Brazile: Obama Doesn't Have Time to Deal With All You Dumb Hillbillies Because if you want the president of the US to have an actual strategy to deal with the spread of IS, you just might be a redneck....

Cop Fired For Ferguson Facebook Posts, Like ‘Where Is A Muslim With A Backpack When You Need Them?’

Some people don’t know when to keep their hateful, racist comments themselves. St. Louis Officer Matthew Pappert was fired for making some pretty out-there comments, including one calling the protestors “rabid dogs.” The Glendale Police Department got wind of Pappert’s posts a little over a week ago and suspended him. One of the posts read, [...]

GOLFER-IN-CHIEF: ‘You are not up to this job’: Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action ca…

GOLFER-IN-CHIEF: ‘You are not up to this job’: Parents of SEAL Team Six soldier killed in action call for President Obama’s resignation.

New Car Review

Driving a Buick says something about you. It says that you’re the sort of person can’t afford a Cadillac, but not the sort of dirty, poor person who drives a Chevrolet. Happy Labor Day, by the way. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+

Unequal pay starts early

10 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Women face lower pay right out of the starting gate, and through their working lives. Union membership reduces the pay gap, by the way.

JUST THINK HOW WELL WE’D BE DOING IF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT WERE SUPPORTING THIS: America’s Oil Boom O…

JUST THINK HOW WELL WE’D BE DOING IF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT WERE SUPPORTING THIS: America’s Oil Boom Overwhelms Global Production Decline.

2014 Midterm Elections

With less than 10 weeks to go before the midterm Congressional elections Americans in general are frustrated with Washington. National polls show that about three quarters of all Americans disapprove of the way Congress is doing its job. Show More Summary

“The Lingering Stain Of Slavery”

by Dish Staff Stephen Mihm studies it at length: In 2002, two economic historians, Stanley Engerman and Kenneth Sokoloff, published an influential paper that tried to answer a vexing question: why are some countries in the Americas defined by far more extreme and enduring levels of inequality—and by extension, limited social mobility and economic underdevelopment—than […]

Alaska Senate race heats up with heinous crime in the spotlight

(CNN) – The campaign of Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, is changing a political ad to remove references to a gruesome murder case after the victims’ family called on the campaign to stop using the case for political purposes. Begich's Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, had released his own ad to counter Begich's commercial, and Sullivan's campaign […]

Another Labor Day Sign

As a comment on my earlier post, Reader N sent this sign from a butcher’s shop (“Labor Day Hours / On Monday September 1st, we will close at 2 PM. Don’t complain because you all get a three-day weekend”) Yet another open thread.

Star Gets Testy When 'Obvious Child' Is Billed an 'Abortion Rom-Com'

The movie Obvious Child is debuting across the pond, and before it has gone reviews and opinions from America, pretty much all pegging it as “the abortion romcom,” to quote The Guardian. But the movie’s star, Jenny Slate (pictured above in a scene from the movie), doesn’t like that portrayal: read more

Instead of Bombing Syria to Fight the Islamic State, Let Syria and Others Battle Islamic Radicals

Until now, President Barack Obama's foreign policy appeared to be based more on reason than emotion. In contrast to the easily excitable and often angry Sen. John McCain, for instance, the president did not suggest war was the answer...Show More Summary

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