Secretary Hillary Clinton To Congress On Libya: Pound Sand!
Clearly, this is a simple case of IOKIYOA*: The White House would forge ahead with military action in Libya even if Congress passed a resolution constraining the mission, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a classified briefing to House members Wednesday afternoon.
Florida Redistricting (Part Two)
An important update on Florida’s Redistricting: Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday asked the federal government to sign off on a pair of voter-approved constitutional amendments requiring lawmakers to draw nonpartisan political districts. The move comes three months after Gov. Rick Scott drew partisan criticism – and was quickly sued – for quietly withdrawing the application submitted by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser: We’re Going With Hamas
(Via Hot Air) Unintended consequences: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to give up hundreds of millions of dollars of US aid if that is what is necessary to forge a reconciliation deal with Hamas, the Associated Press quoted his adviser as saying on Monday.
New Donald “Birther” Trump Has Lost Me
*sigh* Come, I will hide nothing from you. I was snooker into this whole “Birther” movement for all of two minutes. Then I remember that even if you were born outside the US, if one or more of your parents was a US Citizen and under the right conditions, then you are yourself a US Citizen.
Robert Gates: Yemen Government Collapse A Big Deal
Well hell, I could have told you that. I will dispute his claim later in this article, but clearly we need to have Defense Secretary Robert Gates make the headline that a fall in Yemen is a big f’n deal: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates expressed worry in an interview on “This Week” about Yemen, after that middle eastern country’s long-time President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, | Read More »
Tags: al Qaeda
, Robert Gates
, saudi arabia
, War on Terror
BREAKING: VP Joe Biden’s Staff Kidnapped And Then Imprisoned Reporter During Sen. Bill Nelson’s Fundraiser
(Via Unified Patriots) Welcome my friends, to the Thugocracy: Staffers with Vice President Joe Biden confined an Orlando Sentinel reporter in a closet this week to keep him from mingling with high-powered guests gathered for a Democratic fundraiser. Reporter Scott Powers was the designated “pool reporter” for the vice president’s Wednesday visit to the massive Winter Park, Fla., home of developer and philanthropist Alan Ginsburg. | Read More »
Short Chat With Rep. Richard Nugent (R-FL-05)
Promoted from diaries. – Moe Lane Full disclosure. I did not support Richard Nugent during the primary of 2010. I spoke out against him and supported Jason Sager. However he won. The voters spoke. Half-way between the primary and general election, we got to meet face-to-face and we buried the hachet like two adult men (or at least I did). I knew he was going | Read More »
Tags: Congress Is Not A Career Act
, Fair Tax
, Offshore Oil Drilling
, Oil Drilling Moratorium
, Paul Ryan
, Richard Nugent
, Roadmap For America's Future
Anthony Weiner: Maybe NYC Should Get An ObamaCare Waiver
(Via Ace Of Spades) Alternate Headline: Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) Makes Best Case Against ObamaCare: Weiner, who is likely to run for mayor of New York, said that because of the city’s special health care infrastructure, his office was looking into alternatives that might make more sense. Weiner is one of the health care law’s biggest supporters; during the debate leading up to reform, he | Read More »
Glenn Beck TV?
Yes, YES!! A million times YES!!! The possibility that Glenn Beck will exit the Fox News Channel at the end of the year has prompted a big question in media circles: if he leaves, how will he bring his considerable audience with him? Two of the options Mr. Beck has contemplated, according to people who have spoken about it with him, are a partial or | Read More »
Farrakhan To Obama On Libya: Who The Hell Do You Think You Are?
(Via The Other McCain*) Yikes. When Barack Obama has lost Louis Farrakhan- Well, you know the rest: “I warn my brother do you let these wicked demons move you in a direction that will absolutely ruin your future with your people in Africa and throughout the world… You can’t order [Qaddafi] to step down and get out. Who the hell do you think you are?” | Read More »