And finally, and perhaps I’m reaching here, the President has an eye toward the...– Why Obama Mentioned His Beaten Foe Hillary Clinton in the SOTU: A Theory - James Fallows - The Atlantic (via apsies)
Sometimes I wonder where in the world is Joe...
apsies: A few answers: Getting inappropriately close to people at the SOTU. Starring in his very own town hall meetings at high schools. Though six-pack abs there in the front remains unimpressed. Talking to babies about trains. (I don’t actually know this. They could be discussing nuclear codes for all I know.) Lurking around the Oval Office Being the Robin to the President’s...
To protest a bill that would require women to undergo an ultrasound before...– Huff Po (via rachelfershleiser) This is the most beautiful thing. Can we send her flowers? (via jaimealyse)
Obama's Lean, Mean SEAL Machine →
Late Monday evening, President Obama signed off on the operation, and hours later about two dozen Navy SEALs parachuted into the predawn darkness of the Somali hinterland. Once on the ground, they hiked for nearly two miles, then burst into the Somalis’ encampment, killed all nine captors, and freed the hostages. There were no casualties among the SEALs. “They hit all their marks,” says one...
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There’s no gentle way to put it: People who give in to racism and prejudice may...– Low IQ & Conservative Beliefs Linked to Prejudice - Yahoo! News (via brooklynmutt)
It was his newsletter, and it was under his name, so he always got to see the...– Ron Paul’s former secretary (and current supporter) Renae Hathway • Discussing the perceived-racist newsletters that went out under his name, and he has largely disowned since then. If he edited the newsletters, clearly this would contradict what Paul himself has said about them. The Paul campaign...
I had always been told that if you pray, God will always be there when you need...– Jessica Ahlquist, who successfully lobbied to have a displayed prayer removed from her school NYT: Atheist teen forces school to remove prayer - US news - The New York Times - msnbc.com
Rick Santorum: Left uses college for... →
somepolitics: Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Wednesday that “the left” uses universities to indoctrinate young people for the purpose of “holding and maintaining power.” After saying “we’ve lost, unfortunately, our entertainment industry,” Santorum told a Naples, Florida, audience that “we’ve lost our higher education, that was the first to go a long time ago.” “It’s no...
"Christian" Classmates Threaten Girl with Eternal... →
somepolitics: tonybaldwin: abaldwin360: sixtyforty: Rhode Island Cranston High School West student Jessica Ahlquist successfully sued her school to have a Christian prayer mural removed from the state-funded public establishment. Her argument, a textbook case of separation of church and state, was sufficient to win U.S. District Court Judge Ronald R. Lagueux over, who praised her for her...
Pink Zebra Ninja Shoes →
fat-thin-atheism: r0bertbrowniejr: Yesterday my mom posted a picture on Facebook of my 5 year old brother Sam wearing a pair of shoes he picked out for his first day of preschool. She explained to him in the store that they were really made for girls. Sam then told her that he didn’t care and that “ninjas can wear pink shoes too.” Sam went to preschool and got several compliments on his...
Bad News for Whitney and Chelsea Could Be Good... →
supcakes: BUT WHERE IS THE BAD NEWS YAY!
I live in the private sector.– MITT ROMNEY. The private sector is like six big-ass houses. (via inothernews)
And that's a wrap!
cognitivedissonance: CNN noting the music for the debate open came from HBO’s “John Adams” - for reals. Kill me. Donna Brazile is commenting on CNN in a just a few, but I prefer her comment earlier: David Gergen says there was no clear winner. I disagree:
He promises to end the wars, but the wars expand.– Republican presidential candidate RON PAUL, on Barack Obama. Funny, I thought combat operations in Iraq were over and that we’re drawing down troops in Afghanistan. But hey, why let facts get in the way. (via inothernews)
Matt Smith on 'Doctor Who': 'I have no plans to... →
fuckyeahdoctorwho: Matt Smith revealed backstage at the National Television Awards that he has “no plans to leave”Doctor Who in the immediate future. When asked whether his co-star Karen Gillan’s exit had changed his mind on how long he should stay on the show, Smith insisted that he was happy to carry on with new companions for the foreseeable future. “I always knew that me and Karen would...
Rachel Maddow "Fires" Politi-fact →
sageoflogic: Rachel Maddow lit into controversial fact-checking outfit PolitiFact with notable fury on her Wednesday show, hammering the organization for a series of statements it made about President Obama’s State of the Union address. During the speech, Obama said: “In the last 22 months, businesses have created more than three million jobs. Last year, they created the most jobs since 2005.” ...
The Constitution is there for one reason, to protect God-given rights.– Except I’m agnostic, so I guess I don’t have ‘rights’ in your America, Rick? (via kileyrae)
And we have a Saul Sighting
materialpossibilities: >Palestinians are “invented” >Then what the fuck are Americans?
I give the man who asked the original question...
kileyrae: How dare they sit there and tell him his people are invented? That Israel is the top priority? That Palestine and their allies are to blame for everything? No.
I make enough mistakes in what I say without you adding more.– Mitt Romeny admitting he says stupid shit? (via kileyrae)
You’re fired.– Mitt Romney’s favorite words. (via kileyrae)
I think it’s amazing that Barack Obama is worried about an Arab Spring; he’s...– Republican presidential hopeful NEWT GINGRICH, who I guess is saying that we should ignore the tens of millions of people looking to free themselves from under the thumbs of dictators in the Middle East and North Africa while he ignores that President Obama has actually done something concrete in...
afternoonsnoozebutton: A Palestinian man just asked a question. In keeping with GOP policy, are we just going to pretend he’s not there?