This week has seen a lot of great stuff from our friends around the blogroll! Kate of the Victory Girls spotted how conservatives have highjacked the #askFLOTUS hashtag on Twitter. If you are unfamiliar with Twitter, a hashtag is like a subject category for Twitter and other social media messages, which allows the media users [...]
Sequester? President Obama won’t let a silly thing like the sequester stop him from spending more money.
From The New York Times: U.S. Opens Drone Base in Niger, Building Africa Presence By Eric Schmitt and Scott Sayare | Published: February 22, 2013 WASHINGTON — Opening a new front in the drone wars against Al Qaeda and its affiliates, President Obama announced on Friday that about 100 American troops had been sent to [...]
From the Marine Corps Times: New medal for drone pilots outranks Bronze Star By Andrew Tilghman – Staff writer Posted : Wednesday Feb 13, 2013 17:47:27 EST The Pentagon is creating a new high-level military medal that will recognize drone pilots and, in a controversial twist, giving it added clout by placing it above some [...]
From The New York Times: Iran Said to Be Set to Hasten Uranium Enrichment By Alan Cowell | Published: January 31, 2013 LONDON — Iran has told the United Nations nuclear supervisory body that it plans to install more sophisticated equipment at its principal nuclear enrichment plant, a diplomat said on Thursday, enabling it to [...]
Karen noted one of President Obama’s jobs programs: Obama Kills Off Another Coal Plant Along With 3900 Jobs. Your Editor had thought that President Obama’s jobs proposals were supposed to help create more jobs, and not kill existing ones, but Karen pointed out that the President was keeping a promise. William Teach noted Senator Dianne [...]
It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as putting pictures of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Kate Upton in her summer clothes, but women, in full military [...]
From The Washington Post: Obama considering John Kerry for job of defense secretary By Karen DeYoung and Greg Miller, Published: November 12 President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David [...]