Barack Obama said on Thursday that Vladimir Putin’s bored, tough guy act was just a ‘shtick’ designed to boost his domestic political image.Obama and his Russian counterpart have become known for stilted photo ops during bilateral meetings at various global summits, in which they stare straight ahead and share little warmth or sympathetic body language.
The VA’s Deadly Bureaucratic Drones
Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
Posted on 5/16/2014, 7:15:58 AM by Kaslin
At least 40 American veterans are dead thanks to bureaucratic delays at Veterans Affairs clinics. But you wouldn’t know it from VA Secretary Gen. Eric Shinseki‘s bland and bloodless demeanor at a Senate hearing Thursday. He droned on like an apathetic office manager fielding complaints about the copier being jammed….MORE!!!!!!!!!!
The Document That Could Change the Internet Forever
Mashable ^ | May 15, 2014 | Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
Posted on 5/15/2014, 9:19:56 PM by lbryce
The FCC has published its full net neutrality proposal, a document that could very well change the Internet as we know it.
Hillary Clinton praises ‘incredibly brave’ 19-year-old college student who came out as undocumented
The Daily Mail ^ | 17 April 2014 | UPDATED: 18 April 2014 | ASHLEY COLLMAN
Posted on Friday, April 18, 2014 9:47:27 AM by moonshinner_09
(Hillary Clinton praises ‘incredibly brave’ 19-year-old college student who came out as undocumented immigrant for the first time at her event..) A 19-year-old college student announced for the first time Thursday that she was an undocumented immigrant while addressing Hillary Clinton at an event in New York City.
fox ^ | 8-23-13 | fox
Posted on Friday, August 23, 2013 8:39:36 AM by TurboZamboni
Police in Washington state are searching for two young suspects who beat a World War II veteran to death in a parking lot Wednesday night.
The Spokane Police Department says in a press release officers responded to reports of an assault and found the victim in his car with serious head injuries. He later died in the hospital.
Obama to hold presser Friday… What The Folks Are Saying… [3:00 PM…after Rush Limbaugh’s show. Coincidence?]
Obama to hold presser Friday [3:00 PM…after Rush Limbaugh‘s show. Coincidence?]
THE HILL ^ | 8/8/13
Posted on Friday, August 09, 2013 7:44:39 AM by SoFloFreeper
Obama announced the news conference himself while posing for photos with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaris, who met with the president Thursday.
CIA Agents Who Were In Benghazi Warned By CIA: Keep Silent – “You Jeopardize Your Family”Freedom Outpost ^ | Aug 2, 2013 | Tim BrownPosted on Friday, August 02, 2013 11:14:41 AM by EXCH54FEOn Thursday, CNN’s Jake Tapper reported that the Central Intelligence Agency is now pressuring agents who were on the ground in Benghazi, Libya on the night of September 11, 2012 to keep silent and not talk to Congress or the media.
The Hill reports:The CIA allegedly had “dozens” of agency operatives on the ground at the U.S. diplomatic annex in Benghazi, Libya, during last year’s deadly terrorist attack that ended with the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.Langley is taking extreme measures to mask the agency’s operations in Benghazi and in northern Libya at the time of the strike, according to CNN.Agency employees involved with CIA operations in the country are being subjected to monthly polygraph tests, among other counterintelligence measures, an unnamed source told CNN.