And, it ain’t Hillary. Barack Obama tossed Hillary Clinton under the bus today in his ABC interview today. “And, you know, when you’ve been president for six years, you’ve got some dings… I think the American people, you know, they’re … Continue reading ?
The Associated Press today reports that a “North Dakota lawmaker wants no state income tax.” Of course, SAB readers knew about Rep. Scott Louser’s plan to take the income tax down to zero way back in September when he wrote about it for the blog. “The proposal I’ve prepared for next session does not call...
The 3-year-old Washington boy who was shot in the face by a 4-year-old while playing with a gun, is the son of a vocal opponent of the Washington State gun safety ballot initiative, I-594. The boy was shot by a neighbor with an unsecured firearm in his own home. The passage of I-594 was backed [...]
Actually thought of doing a Christmas guide for gaming neckbeards but I said to hell with it (this might come next week depending on how boring Thanksgiving is). And everyone else has done a gaming list on any site you...
From Republican rhetoric, you would think the U.S. was experiencing a tidal wave of illegal crossings of the border. Well those darned facts tell the opposite story: Pew estimates there were 11.3 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States in 2013. That figure has been pretty much flat for the past five years, and is [...]
The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved draft legislation that emphasized Israel's Jewish character above its democratic nature. The bill, a proposal for a basic law titled "Israel, the Nation-State of the Jewish People," passed 14 to 6 and requires a vote in Parliament to become law. Show More Summary
Oakland, following the lead of San Francisco, will require private developers to include funds for public art in their projects. The City Council passed legislation proposed by former Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, who was elected the mayor...Show More Summary
“Oh, that’s adorable! You still think that’s how government works!” Thanks to Simon Jester.
We all make mistakes, and babies tend to make more than the average, well-coordinated adult. When a baby spills something, it’s hardly worth losing your mind over, but one nanny
Did this guy really say human-caused global warming is "the second-largest hoax ever played on the American people, after the separation of church and state?" Sorry I'm a few days late giving a nod to you on your 80th birthday, Sen. Inhofe. Show More Summary
Who said it? 1.”Don’t dismantle sanctions until you dismantle Iran’s ability to make a nuclear bomb.” 2. “The president moved beyond his authority.” 3. “Are you saying that the Senate should refuse to confirm Loretta Lynch, the president’s new nominee for attorney general, and thereby leave Eric Holder, who you don’t like very much, in that position even […]
The 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show that opened on Friday and runs through November 30 is pushing the concept that self-driving cars are inevitable. Over the next fifteen years Detroit intends to make obsolete all 264 million vehicles in America. Show More Summary
YEAH, I SEE ‘EM IN MY YARD, AND I LIVE IN THE BURBS: Wild turkeys have made a comeback and are ruffling some suburban feathers. We get deer everywhere, too. Haven’t started shooting ‘em yet. Of course, if the supply of prey animals gets big enough, the predators will follow. Just ask David Baron.
A Sacramento church hosted an early Thanksgiving dinner for dozens of refugees who fled Iraq from fear of ISIS. One refugee, Bassil Mahid, said he is still afraid. He told a local news reporter, “[It’s] very hard to live.” Commenting...Show More Summary
The New York Times has a very, very ugly profile of the North Dakota government’s handling of the state’s Bakken oil boom up this weekend. The paper is also promising a second article which they pitch as “An examination of an unusual land deal and questions about the North Dakota government’s relationship with the booming...
Back when Bill Cosby was the king of network television, veteran NBC employee Frank Scotti served as the royal fixer, the New York Daily News reports. When Cosby invited young models into his Brooklyn dressing room, Scotti stood watch outside the door. Show More Summary
A few months ago, Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote what is a perfect response to what we just saw from former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on this Sunday's Meet the Press, when he decided to play the "black on black crime" card as a way to...Show More Summary
On ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” President Barack Obama seemingly taunted congressional Republicans to shutdown the government by saying it was their "habit" to do so with every disagreement like the one he just caused with his executive order granting amnesty to upwards of 5 million illegal immigrants already in the United States. Show More Summary
Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation," the chairman of House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX), said President Barack Obama's executive order granting amnesty to upwards of 5 million illegal immigrants already living in the Untied States is a "threat to our democracy," but he promised the GOP would not shut down the government. Show More Summary
William Dudley, former Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs, is going to keep Goldman Sachs from setting the financial world on fire, with lots of input from his friends at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase....