The only thing worse than this being a lie is if it’s the truth

From the Associated Press, via msn.com: CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current …

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Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen and the policies of the President who appointed her

From msn.com: Yellen says US families need to boost savings By Martin Crutsinger of Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Great Recession showed that a large number of American families are “extraordinarily vulnerable” to financial setbacks because they have few assets to fall back on, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday.Yellen said a Fed …

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So, why does Alison Lundergan Grimes want to be in the Senate?

Just because I now own a house in Kentucky doesn’t mean that I can (legitimately) vote there, which is too bad! Pathetic Democrat Campaign Ad: ‘I Am Not Barack Obama’ By Brian Anderson | September 15, 2014 With Obama’s approval rating in the toilet, vulnerable democrats and those running in red states are trying desperately …

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Socialism in action!

The very fortunately late President Hugo Chavez was going to show all of us greedy capitalists just how superior socialism was! Venezuela’s Newest Shortage: Breast Implants Caracas, Venezuela — September 15, 2014, 8:45 AM ET — By Hannah Dreier, Associated Press Venezuela’s chronic shortages have begun to encroach on a cultural cornerstone: the boob job. …

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Bringing wasp spray to a gun fight

Eventually, there will be no more liberals, as they continue to do things to remove themselves from the gene pool. NBC: Forget The Gun, Keep Wasp Spray By Your Bed For Home Defense By William Teach September 14, 2014 – 8:11 am And your car keys (The Blaze) According to FBI crime statistics quoted by NBC’s TODAY Show, …

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What happens when you have a pacifist as Commander-in-Chief?

From Donald Douglas: President Obama Would Release the Hostages and Pin Notes on Their Chests Folks couldn’t believe it, but indeed, Obama imagined he was an “adviser” to ISIS and that “he would not have killed the hostages but released them and pinned notes on their chests…” At the New York Times, “Paths to War, …

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From Around the Blogroll

The Delaware Liberal goes conspiracy theorist! Apocalypse: From U.S.Petro Or ISIL? Filed in National by ProgressivePopulist on September 12, 2014 • 8 Comments Ok, then.  From the President’s speech we’re sort of at war with ISIL?  Not exactly war, according to John Kerry, but sorta.  Let’s just call it large scale counter terrorism, he says.  More like humanitarian …

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Economics 101: Maybe going on strike for higher wages when your jobs are already being replaced by robots isn’t the wisest idea

From USA Today: Thousands of fast-food workers strike; arrests made By Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY 6:47 p.m. EDT September 4, 2014 The fast-food industry suffered some image indigestion Thursday when more than 430 workers demonstrating for higher wages in dozens of cities were arrested, organizers estimate. Those arrested included Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis., in West …

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