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20-year retirement is gone

Hondo sends us a link to the Army Times which reports that the new budget deal that the President signed the other day included an end to the 20-year retirement plan that most of us enlisted for so long ago. It looks like that when folks enlist after 2018, they will not get the deal. […]

France, 2 Weeks After Paris Attacks, Observes National Day of Mourning

16 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

At an official ceremony, President François Hollande described the victims as “130 laughs that we won’t hear anymore, 130 voices that went quiet forever.”

Chinese Media Mistranslates Name of U.S. Pardoned Turkey to Be Japan’s Prime Minister

17 hours agoNews : Mediaite

It would seem that the media of China had some fun over President Obama's turkey pardon two days ago, using it to make jokes about the prime minister of Japan.

White House Thanksgiving offers Obamas plenty of food choice

20 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

President Obama says Thanksgiving is a day for food, football and hoping 'the turkey didn’t turn out too dry.'

Erdogan's Twisted Logic: S-400 Must Not Shoot Down Turkish Jets Over Syria

In what is a prime example of twisted logic, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Russia against using its ultra-modern S-400 air defense system to shoot down a Turkish fighter jet if it violates Syrian airspace just days after Ankara brought down a Russian Su-24 bomber.

Here's What's On The Obamas' Thanksgiving Day Menu

President Barack Obama and his family are spending Thanksgiving at the White House this year.  As usual, the White House's Thanksgiving feast is pretty impressive: it includes classics like turkey and stuffing, "Let's Move"-friendlyShow More Summary

Turkish president says Russia should apologize after jet downing

Russia should apologize for violating Turkey’s airspace, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Thursday, days after a Russian jet was shot down near the Syria border. “Those who violated our airspace are the ones who need to apologise,” Erdogan was quoted as saying on the CNN website. “Our pilots and our armed […]

Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama appealed anew on Thanksgiving Day for acceptance of Syrian refugees, saying "so much of our greatness comes from our generosity." Continue reading ? The post Obama makes holiday appeal for acceptance of Syrian refugees appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Happy Thanksgiving from the American Doorstop Project

Before 1863 each state scheduled its own day of thanksgiving at different times, generally states in New England.  But on Oct. 3 of that year President Abraham Lincoln gave a proclamation setting a National Day of Thanksgiving. “The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties,... Read More

BREAKING NEWS: It Is Now Law, The CMP Can Sell 1911s To The Public – A Thanksgiving Day Miracle

On November 25th, 2015, President Barack Obama has signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016, included in which is a provision for the Civilian Marksmanship to sell 1911 handguns to the United States shooting public. Show More Summary

Obama Thanks His Hometown for Keeping the Laquan McDonald Protests Peaceful

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama took to Facebook a short while ago to address the black teen whose brutal death has been a major source of contention and racial demonstrations over the past few days

CNN's King Inserts Qualifier 'Whatever You Think about Him' for Bush, but Not Dem Pols

During a discussion of Wednesday's interview with GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on New Day, CNN's John King gave a glimpse into the negative mindset of media liberals toward former President George W. Bush such that they have difficulty paying any sort of compliment toward him without having to insert a qualifier like "whatever you think about him."

Quote of the Day

President Obama and Abe, the turkey he pardoned today as part of a US Thanksgiving tradition. "As you may have heard, for months there has been a fierce competition between a bunch of turkeys trying to win their way into the White House."—President...Show More Summary

Gov. Brown calls out Texas and West Virginia officials on climate change comments

In a sharply worded letter penned just days before an international summit in Paris, Gov. Jerry Brown is accusing attorneys general in two states of "crass obstructionism" in their effort to raise doubts about one of President Obama's key climate change initiatives. On Wednesday, Brown wrote to...

OBAMA: There are no credible threats on the US right now

? In a brief news conference before Thanksgiving Day, President Obama reaffirmed that there was no "specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland." Video courtesy of The White House Produced by Lamar Salter Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Kid President’s 25 Reasons To Be Thankful (Feel Good Video Of The Day)

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, so what better time to remember all that you have to be thankful for? SoulPancake’s Kid President kicks off the practice of gratitude with his list of 25 things he’s thankful for this Thanksgiving. Check out his video after the break. RELATED: SoulPancake asks what the holidays would look like if the […]

Obama: no indication of attack plots in U.S. over Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama reassured Americans on Wednesday that the U.S. homeland was safe going into the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend, urging vigilance while declaring that no "credible intelligence" pointed to a plot on domestic soil. Show More Summary

President Obama Explains Why Americans Should Keep Calm & Spend Amid Global Terror Alert - Live Feed

With Americans facing a day of travel and giving thanks tomorrow, President Obama is set to make a statement we presume urging everyone to get out and spend... but be more alert to bad guys... Live Feed...

Why 'Containing' ISIS Might Not Be Such A Bad Strategy

President Obama has been heavily criticized for stating that the radical jihadist group ISIS was "contained" one day before Paris was rocked by a series of terrorist attacks.  Much of the criticism is misleading, because it ignores the context of the President's remarks to make him look less informed or less honest than [...]

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

In fewer than 70 days, the first votes of the 2016 presidential primary will be cast. The last month in the respective Republican and Democratic primaries have taken distinctly different turns. Since Vice President Joe Biden declined...Show More Summary

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