American officials said, according to the New York Times, said the U.S will soon begin supplying Syrian rebels with light weapons and ammunition. The White House said yesterday that it has confirmed the Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons against opposition forces. “The President has said that the use of chemical weapons would change his [...]
? House Oversight Committee Chair Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has put together a new US Postal Service plan. It has some objectionable features, but it “does get rid of the requirement that the service prepay for future retiree’s healthcare.” ?...Show More Summary
The UK agrees with the US over Syria, but won't be sending weapons yet. GOP Senators urge religious conservatives not to give up the fight. Sen. Rand Paul says U.S. taxpayers are funding a war on Christianity. Arizona passes Medicaid expansion after Gov. Jan Brewer's threat …
NBA Hall of Fame Center Patrick Ewing was the beast of the Big East during his days at Georgetown University but he revealed on The Dan Patrick Show that he was almost a Tar Heel. According to Ewing, he ruled the University of North Carolina out because a Ku Klux Klan rally was staged in Chapel Hill during his last campus visit. Show More Summary
2Cellos featuring Steve Vai -- Highway To Hell.
Earlier Thursday Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) confronted FBI Director Robert Mueller on the agency’s investigation of the IRS. Mueller had no idea who’s running the investigation, how many people were assigned to the investigation, where the investigation stood, and if … Continue reading ?
From beautiful Kansas City. For your enjoyment: Surprisingly interesting piece on Christianity and Game of Thrones. The responsibilities of tenure track faculty to adjuncts. India gets C-17s. On erotic readings and the CIA. US-New Zealand relations, non-hobbit edition. Clapton’s guitar on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”
Sure gonna miss her. Bachmann decided to reach out to the reasonable folks over at WorldNetDaily in an effort to rally support for the effort, warning that if immigration reform passes, “we will never again have a Republican president” because the entire political power structure will forever fall under Democratic control and “you will never [...]
Outrageous! Half-naked Israeli soldiers filmed themselves pole dancing around a rifle. (Warning on pole dancing content) What a horrible thing. Iranian Press TV reported: A new video has surfaced on YouTube showing a group of half-naked female Israeli soldiers pole … Continue reading ?
Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee, told reporters yesterday that investigators have found the IRS targeting scandal did not start in Cincinnati. Cincinnati IRS Agents Say Targeting Orders Came From Washington– The … Continue reading ?
Looking at some election results the other day, my eyes fell down to the bevy of extraneous parties that litter the floor of many states' presidential totals. While most are wholly uninteresting, one caught my eye: the Prohibition Party. Yes, it's actually a thing. Show More Summary
IRS doles out $4 billion in child tax credits per year to illegal immigrants. …And the children may not even live in the US. A massive IRS tax loophole provides over $4 billion per year in tax credits to millions … Continue reading ...
These days, Rand Paul can often be heard saying that the Republican party needs to become competitive in “the West and New England,” and that the more libertarian brand of Republican politics that he represents will help make that possible. In 2008, Democrats and Independents voted for Obama, believing that, in voting against Bush’s Republicans, [...]
Bad news everybody! It was brought up at Leaguefest that this blog lacks the single ingredient that makes any enterprise truly Great and Important: A theme song. If there’s one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s that everything is better when it has a theme song. Show More Summary
On Sunday Dem. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said the IRS “case is solved” and it was time to “move on.” Cummings was ready to move on. The IRS targeted hundreds … Continue reading ?
On Wednesday evening, the House passed a bipartisan bill that would allow US banks to avoid new financial regulations by operating overseas. But financial reformers are seizing on a silver lining: most Democrats voted against the bill—something...Show More Summary
What a monster. Nancy Pelosi used her Catholic faith to defend late term abortions as “sacred ground.” “As a practicing and respectful Catholic, this is sacred ground to me when we talk about this.” Via The Weekly Standard: If the … Continue reading ?
An anti-Muslim group of hecklers last week broke out into cheers at the mention of a local mosque being burned to the ground, completely missing the point of the community outreach forum they were disrupting. Tennessee’s Muslim community was deeply concerned when a local county commissioner posted an anti-Muslim picture on his Facebook page, which [...]
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) destroyed FBI Director Robert Mueller on the IRS targeting scandal and investigation today. FBI Director Mueller has no idea who’s running the program, how many people are assigned to the investigation, where the investigation stands, and … Continue reading ?
According to Pro Publica, Walmart accepted shipments from factories in Bangladesh unsafe for workers despite explicit promises not to. This violation of Walmart’s own stated policy comes shortly after the world’s attention fell on Bangladesh’s troubled manufacturing sector with the Rana Plaza building collapse that killed more than 1,100 people.