Not defending Biden one bit
Didn't you write "In Defense of Internment?" RT : And of the mouth strikes again. MT Biden: "Orient"
Via a transcript: Rep. Paul Broun asks DHS Sec Jeh Johnson how many "Pakistanians" are crossing the border
RNC AAPI spox calls on Biden to apologize for "Orient" -- "disrespectful… unacceptable imperialist undertones."
VP Joe Biden refers to Asia as "The Orient." VIDEO
. (R-Calif.) up now. Says he's opposed to authorizing train/equip Syrian rebels.
great interview w/Rand Paul on ISIS by
I hope one day to be as happy as the naked, painted people I stumbled upon on 10th Ave
Rand Paul keeps pushing the rumor that John McCain palled around with ISIS
Too busy celebrating Constitution Day
Alison Grimes put out an ad, "Skeet Shooting," to show she's familiar w/guns. One problem: she's not skeet shooting
I just think that if you portray yourself as a gun expert you should know your stuff
the whole ad was meant to up her gun cred though. And hit McConnell on his handling of a gun. If that's fair...
Alison Grimes' ad "Shooting Skeet" is meant to knock McConnell & up her gun bona fides. But she's not shooting skeet.
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Passion not loved here MT : Brings the Drama to Looney Toon CSPAN Caller
Dempsey says US has "no agreement at all” with Syrian rebels to attack ISIS instead of Assad. It’s all theoretical at this point
The Problem With the '75 Percent of Lesbians Are Fat' Statistic
My phone just automatically updated Verizon's 'Isis mobile wallet' payment system. It's now called 'Softcard'
Number of Thomas Friedman name checks in this SASC hearing up to two
Graham calls Obama admin reading of AUMF "robust"
Gen. Martin Dempsey quotes Tom Friedman: “in the history of the world no one has ever washed a rented car.”
Gen. Dempsey tells SASC he recommended backing Syrian rebels in 12, was overruled -- but we can't talk about secret program US *did* begin
"Close combat advising" is Dempsey's term for US ground troops potentially accompanying Iraqis/Kurds in combat against ISIS. Watch this term
Seems like some of these folks might be against sequestration
Hagel: "5,000 is a beginning.. This effort is going to be a long-term effort. ...5,000 alone is not going to be able to turn the tide"
Dempsey opens the door to embedding US forces within Iraqi units fighting ISIS... but none dare call that a combat mission.
Just awful RT : this ranking is bullshit.
Hagel: US will not coordinate with Assad regime while fighting ISIS in Syria.
Hagel: more than 100 Americans have traveled to Syria to fight with ISIL. No specific plots against the homeland detected yet.
Hagel: American military power alone cannot will not eradicate the threat posed by ISIL to America and the region.
"You're acting very warlike yourself." -Levin, to a protester interrupting the hearing
Military, intel (US) say air strikes alone won't be enough to stop , says
"No more war!" they cry RT : Already protests in the Hagel hearing before it starts
??? RT : Yup. “: Notice how quiet China has been? Pre-planning to move on America.”
The pie in the face addendum to Gawker's framework for campus free speech makes a lot of sense
The human personification of "lol smdh." cc
Possibly the greatest video has ever created VIDEO
Bennie Adkins, who killed between 135-175 enemy fights in Vietnam, sustaining 18 wounds, to get Medal of Honor today
White House has disputed domestic legal authority to strike Syria. But in terms of int'l justification, there's none.
Amateurs prepare tactics, professionnels prepare logistics. PROTECT YA TOILETS
. reports from the Iowa Steak Fry: Ready for Hillary, but not ready with toilets.
"I hope she'll be a fool. That's the best thing a girl can be in this world." -Princess Charlene of Monaco, probably
Counseling doesn't reduce domestic abuse recidivism rates. Convictions do, with effect greater the more intrusive the sentence. -NYT Sports
"Umbilical cord's wrapped around my neck /I'm seein' my death and I ain't even took my first step." -Biggie's 'Ready to Die' turns 20 today
Ready to Die turns 20 tomorrow. A brilliant piece exploring the tracks of a classic:
Someone call RT : Cougar sighting reported in Fairfax.
How an elite SEAL stole more than $1 million, and ended up homeless near a highway offramp. Now he's facing prison
Cruz's pro-Israel remarks rub Christian writers the wrong way: they argue he put politics before co-religionists
Gawker does a deep dive on the booty-eating renaissance in hip-hop
"For the Obama administration, it’s been another day trip to Bullshit City," writes
RT : Kudos to for his strong comments in support of !
Never lived in Toronto, but I stand ready RT : Rob Ford out, in.
There's a name I haven't seen in a while: Fmr Rep. Joseph Cao to headline North Carolina GOP event
Townhall puts "Christian" in scare quotes re: Cruz's address to persecuted Middle Eastern Christians
Trying to get in touch. What's a good email?
Hoping to get in touch. What's a good email?
DC police officer insists that by video taping an arrest you can become a suspect:
My only nitpick was that the post said "reports" when it was only one report, which turned out to be wrong
GOP congressman calls Cruz remarks to Christian group ‘outrageous and incendiary’ via
lefty blogs were all over a report that the House GOP was cutting Ebola funding. Too bad the story wasn’t true
One source reporting + Not updating hours later when situation changes = false progressive blog outrage
Sarah Palin and Family Allegedly Involved in Giant Drunken Brawl at Snowmobile Party via
. But seriously, some people should consider impeaching
Some argue 9/11 AUMF applies to cuz the group basically al Qaeda. Appears White House, after yrs saying AQ was in death throes, agrees
Would Senators who criticized the NFL on Ray Rice support impeaching this federal judge? via
We're Giving Police Body Cameras -- but Who's Controlling Their Footage? via
Alleged burglar caught napping next to bag of stolen jewellery in victim’s Florida home via
Judge Fuller intends to return to the bench, and considers the alleged abuse to be merely a "family matter"
Judge Mark Fuller found in ATL Ritz, blood/hair on floor, and injuries on his wife's face. He gets pretrial diversion
Thought the NFL handled Ray Rice badly? The federal judiciary's domestic abuse policy is much worse.
Sen. Harry Reid on the Senate floor now remembering evacuating the Capitol, looking over, and seeing smoke billowing from the Pentagon
I REALLY love secret documents with inappropriate fonts! This one is from 1953.
Ray Rice showed how bad the NFL's domestic abuse policy is. But the federal judicial system's is much worse:
"Sen. John McCain showed up on screen and performed the television equivalent of a mugging in a dark alley."
"I would posit to the honorable member from Arizona that we can disagree to disagree."
McCain v Carney is what we would have daily in a Parliamentary System.
Rumble in the Rotunda RT : McCain vs Carney
With no tie! RT : Alert: Carney on CNN
Area Journalist Slips Away For One Second To Retweet The People He Always Retweets In Lieu Of Livetweeting Event Everyone Livetweeted
Live video of Obama's speech
is now a thing.
thrilled 2 b joining david bradley's Atlantic Media's DefenseOne w/ and and now . great things, peeps
. and I team up to preview Congress' reaction to Obama's address tonight:
Forget coach. John Kerry rides 'cargo.' via
RED DAWN RT : What were the parachutes that dropped near the Capitol building all about?
Bieber has helpfully shown that one can't just flash their abs to get out of a tight bind
Six pack abs, an extension of the male ego, will not save you. They will not even save Justin Bieber.
WTF RT : Mike Tyson something something.
I talked to scientists about the best sex positions for avoiding lower back pain b/c you were too embarrassed to ask: