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Rick Perry Apologizes, Deletes Tweet About ‘Drunk’ DA

Texas Governor Rick Perry quickly deleted a Tweet where he referred to a district attorney as “the most drunk Democrat in Texas.” A picture of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, modeled after Dos Equis’ “Most Interesting Man in the World” ad campaign, was tweeted from the verified “@GovernorPerry” account on Sunday. “I don’t always [...]

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Let’s hope he learned from the experience. “Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) late Saturday shrugged off the idea that Republicans would shut down the federal government if President Obama took executive action on immigration reform.” The college experience isn’t what it used to be. “By shunting to the sidelines — when not banishing altogether — study […]

Massive Leak Of Stolen Celebrity Nudes Of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton And Others Consumes The Internet

Late Sunday, Reddit and 4Chan exploded with one or more hackers dumping a large collection of stolen nude images from a long list of Hollywood celebrities. Among the celebrities affected are Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Kate Upton,...Show More Summary

Bills Center: Blame ESPN for Michael Sam Cut

Michael Sam boasted three preseason sacks and led the St. Louis Rams in tackles in their game against the Dolphins. So why is the pass rusher on the outside of the NFL looking in upon week one of the season? "[B]lame that on espn," tweets Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood. Show More Summary

Boy Sent Home From School Because His Hair Was 'Too Long'

Wow, what a way to screw up a kid's first day of kindergarten. My heart breaks for this little boy. I remember how eager my kids were for that big milestone and what a happy day it was. This child had a different experience. When all...Show More Summary

Ukrainian President Poroshenko: 'Very Close' to 'Full-Scale War' with Russia

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Sunday that his country and Russia are “very close to the point of no return,” which he defined as full-scale war, after this week's revelation that Russian forces have entered Ukraine. Poroshenko...Show More Summary

Why Are Americans Joining ISIS? Ask A Republican.

Occasionally the Sunday shows yield a gem of insight. ABC's This Week had one of those moments yesterday, during a discussion of ISIS. Here's the transcript: RADDATZ: You went to Pakistan. How did this happen to you? And then you recruited...Show More Summary

Former Lady Rocker Joins ISIS in Syria – Dreams of Beheading Christians

A British mother-of-two and former rocker traveled to Syria recently to join ISIS. She has threatened to behead Christians with a blunt knife (Kataeb.org) Someone forgot to explain to her Islam is a religion of peace. The IBTimes reported: A … Continue reading ?

Labor's New Groove: Taking the Struggle From Streets to Legislatures at the Twilight of Collective Bargaining

7 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

L abor Day, 2014, comes at a time when Americans have concluded—correctly—that their country is downwardly mobile. In a Rutgers University poll released last week, 71 percent of Americans said they believed the changes to the economy caused by the Great Recession are permanent. Show More Summary

Christie’s Bridgegate Costing Taxpayers Millions

The law firm hired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is billing $7.3 million for handling bridgegate, a tab the taxpayer will pay. Gibson Dunn billed the state $784,459 for May, June and July, NJ.com said. The firm had already been paid $6.52 million on the legal bills through April. Christie hired Gibson Dunn in [...]

Maybe YOU Should Do Something About It?

Saudi Arabia does have a military, don’t they: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia has warned that the West will be the next target of the jihadists sweeping through Syria and Iraq, unless there is “rapid” action. Related Stories “If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

NBC Fitness Guru Jeff Halevy Loses It, Spews Racism, Hate And Arrogance All Over Twitter

NBC fitness expert Jeff Halevy is more than just a fitness expert. He's also a hard-core supporter of Israel, a racist, and a rabid right wing guy. I wouldn't have known any of this or even who he was, but I happened to catch his rant...Show More Summary

Dianne Feinstein Claims Obama Is 'Too Cautious' On Confronting ISIS

Senator Dianne Feinstein (D. CA), head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, was on "Meet the Press" this morning sounding like she's itching for President Obama to attack ISIS already: Asked by NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell if Obama's statement that the U.S. Show More Summary

Fox Continues Their Tradition Of Smearing Minimum Wage Workers On Labor Day Weekend

The gasbags from Fox's Business Channel who make up the Saturday morning lineup on their sister network every weekend were hard at work this Labor Day weekend participating in one of their favorite activities -- bashing anyone in the...Show More Summary

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: Obama was Wrong, ISIS ‘Major Varsity Team’ (Video)

On Meet the Press Sunday, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said that President Obama has been wrong all along about ISIS, especially labeling them the “JV team.” The senator corrected the president’s assessment, calling them a “major varsity team.” Sen. Dianne … Continue reading ?

Lawmakers Press for More U.S. Action on Islamic State

Top lawmakers stepped up pressure on the White House to more forcefully deal with the Islamic State, three days after President Barack Obama said the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against extremists.

An Assortment of Thoughts on the Minimum Wage

Michigan’s minimum wage goes up to $8.15/hour on Labor Day. Student workers at my school have had their maximum weekly hours cut from 8 to 6 1/2. Santa Fe, New Mexico substantially increased its minimum wage ten years ago, and it now stands at $10.66/hour, the second highest in the country. The effects on the…

A Top Democrat Says Obama “Too Cautious” on Islamic State

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence committee said President Barack Obama is “too cautious” in developing a plan to deal with the Islamic State.

LEADING FROM THE BACK NINE: Feinstein: Obama ‘too cautious’ on ISIS. The head of the Senate …

LEADING FROM THE BACK NINE: Feinstein: Obama ‘too cautious’ on ISIS. The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said that President Obama has perhaps been “too cautious” in confronting the militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “I think I’ve learned one thing about this president, and that is he’s very cautious. [...]

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