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THE HILL: Obama Clings To Air Power. President Obama is solidifying his legacy as the air war pr…

THE HILL: Obama Clings To Air Power. President Obama is solidifying his legacy as the air war president with his strategy for taking on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The escalated use of airstrikes in Iraq and potentially Syria is just the latest example of the president finding it strategically and politically [...]

Women’s Group To Fly ‘Goodell Must Go’ Banners Over Three NFL Stadiums On Game Day

The banners are just the latest effort in a public campaign to force NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to step aside over his handling of the Ray Rice domestic abuse case. The post Women’s Group To Fly ‘Goodell Must Go’ Banners Over Three NFL Stadiums On Game Day appeared first on ThinkProgress.

UKIP's Farage Urges Scotland to Vote No

GLASGOW, United Kingdom – UKIP leader Nigel Farage this week gave a speech in Glasgow urging Scots to vote "no" in the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence. He said that the 'grey men in suits' of Westminster had come to Scotland to urge Scots to stay in 'their union'. Show More Summary

Lindsey Graham Freaks Out At Obama's ISIS Strategy

US Sen Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday said the idea that the US will never have ground troops in Syria is a "fantasy," while ripping President Barack Obama's strategy to defeat the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (ISIS). Show More Summary

British PM Cameron: ISIS Are Not Muslims, They Are Monsters

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron reacted to ISIS beheading British hostage David Haines calling ISIS "monsters" not "Muslims" and vowing to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS with an “iron determination.” Cameron said, "They boast of their brutality; they claim to do this in the name of Islam. Show More Summary

A Paradigm For Peace

Raise your hand if you weren’t surprised when fancy films of beheadings resulted in bombings? Keep your hand up if you weren’t shocked when bombings resulted in more brutality and beheadings? Is it possible we need a radically different way of thinking about how to solve violence? Listen to this quote: “Neither governments nor terrorists [...]

Karl Rove: Obama "Squandered The Peace" That Bush Left Behind

From the September 14 edition of Fox News' Fox News Sunday: Previously: O'Reilly Confronts Rove: Bush's Iraq & Afghanistan Policy "Looks Awful" To Regular People Karl Rove Attacks Obama For Pursuing "Unprecedented" Iraq Deal That Bush Did First

Murderous Muslim Terrorist Group ISIS Beheads Another Western Captive

The terror group known as ISIS, or Islamic State (IS), has beheaded another western captive, this time aide worker David Haines, a British citizen. As they did so, the murderer

ISIS Uses Poem About 72 Virgins To Recruit

Tarek Mehanna (pictured), now doing 17 years in prison, wrote a poem in 2008 that is being used for recruiting purposes. The ode, which includes the promise of 72 virgins with “round and firm chests,” was distributed online. It still pops up to recruit Westerns to the life of jihad. It reads: “Make Martyrdom What [...]

$1 Million Buys You a Parking Spot in New York City

A new condo in New York City's SoHo neighborhood is selling 10 parking spots for $1 million apiece. The New York Times reports, "The parking spots, some of which will be a generous 200 square feet, will run between $5,000 and $6,666Show More Summary

Bombing Was ‘Not Act of Terrorism’ -Boston Marathon Victims Denied Insurance Reimbursement

Unbelievable. The lengths some people will stretch to not pay someone who is hurt or injured just reached an all time low. The Boston Marathon Bombing Victims are being denied

Brooklyn Woman Sexually Assaulted Twice In One Hour; Police Believe Two Men Coordinated Attacks

How’s this for a nightmare scenario? A woman was sexually assaulted by two different men on a Brooklyn street in what police believe were coordinated attacks. The unidentified woman was

Sunday Talking Heads – September 14, 2014

Minimalist Talking Heads today. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa, David Winston and Jim Manley, U.S. Senate, James M. Goldgeier, American University ABC’S THIS WEEK: ISIS with White House Chef of Staff Denis McDonough on latest Administration strategy for ISIS. Plus, Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, discusses Hillary Clinton’s first trip to Iowa since the [...]

“Best Military Advice” on Plan to Defeat ISIS Rejected by Obama

Because, why not? Because we don’t need any help, after all, Obama has a pen and a phone, right? How about just because Obama? From our pals at Weasel Zippers:

Police: Jilted Ex Cooked Girlfriend’s Dog And Fed It To Her

Most people have had a few psycho ex-lovers here and there, but this guy is like the final boss of crazy exes. Police say Ryan Watenpaugh cooked his girlfriend’s Pomeranian

ISIS beheads British aid worker

(Paul Mirengoff) ISIS has released a video of the execution of British aid worker David Haines. The video shows Haines in the now familiar orange jump-suit kneeling beside a terrorist who speaks with the same London accent as the executioner of James Foley and Steven Sotloff. Show More Summary

Move Over ISIS, The Khorasan Are Waiting in the Wings

The Associated Press today reports that ISIS is not a danger to America, but another Islamic extremist group, Khorasan (aka Khurasan), which is affiliated with al Qaida in Pakistan and Afghanistan and the Taliban, is working with Yemeni bomb-makers... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Sunday Roundup

This week, the country had a national teach-in about domestic violence courtesy of a grainy elevator video showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée Janay Palmer. The dark, disturbing images sparked the soul-searching coast-to-coast conversation this issue deserves. Show More Summary

Why Cruz Got Himself Booed

Last week Ted Cruz was invited to be the keynote speaker at a gala dinner for a group called In Defense of Christians, and he was booed off the stage. The group was made up mostly of Arab Christians, and the Christians they want defending were in the Middle East. Christians are being slaughtered in […]

Obama Condemns ISIS' 'Barbaric Murder' Of David Haines

US President Barack Obama said the country "strongly condemns the barbaric murder" of UK citizen David Haines at the hands of the extremist group calling itself the Islamic State (also known as ISIS or ISIL). "The United States strongly condemns the barbaric murder of UK citizen David Haines by the terrorist group ISIL," Obama said in a statement. Show More Summary

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