MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Justin Trudeau got a welcome boost from U.S. President Barack Obama, who said the new prime minister will bring “energy and reform” to Canada. The two leaders had their first formal meeting Thursday since Trudeau won power in October, talking for just over 20 minutes with advisors before the two leaders spoke to reporters. – Read the full article
According to Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), “Student debt today, at $1.2 trillion, is the second largest category of debt in this country-more than credit card and auto loan debt.” That is TRILLION with a T.
President Obama has heard the out-cry from millennials, but his response is not what they want, let alone need. – Read the full article
When Bill O’Reilly is the reasonable one, you know the radical right is in trouble. Check out this back-and-forth between O’Reilly, Monica Crowley and Kirsten Powers (transcript by Crooks and Liars):
O’Reilly: the only way to prevent it from happening (acquiring uranium) is to attack them. – Read the full article
Despite the radical right’s propaganda, Netanyahu’s campaign speech to the Republican Congress was nothing more than cheap, conservative politics – all hyperbole, no solutions, and calls for war, war, and more war. Even top military figures in Israel have spoken out against the war-mongering:
Netanyahu’s aggressive posture on Iran also prompted some unexpected pushback. – Read the full article
Included in the faux outrage by the radical right in response to the President’s accurate description of the Crusades, the Catholic Church, and abuse of religion was Fox’s guest fool Star Parker trying out this careless little zinger:
I was in that room and it was frankly, verbal rape. – Read the full article
Graham and his mother. Photo Credit: Graham Gentles Memorial Facebook Page (Click to enlarge)
♀ Mom Sues Target For “Walk Of Shame” That She Believes Made Her Son Kill Himself – “The walk of shame is a Target policy to purposely cause shame, embarrassment and emotional distress to any Target employee who is suspected of stealing from Target. – Read the full article
I’m sick to death of hearing RWNJs saying our Air Force can’t take out ISIS/ISIL/Islamic State without “boots on the ground”. Besides the fact that Americans are “war weary” (read: we won’t tolerate another “dumb war” that gives McCain and Graham something for their spank bank), our mighty Air Force is more than capable of turning any country into a fucking, uninhabitable wasteland without boots on the ground. – Read the full article
Joking about battered women or trashing the President … which one to pick? If you’re at Fox News, why not do both?
Here’s Fox News mocking Janay Rice after the brutal attack in an elevator by her then fiancee Ray Rice (knocking her unconscious):
“I think the message is, take the stairs. – Read the full article
Excellent statements by our Commander-in-Chief. Right wing chickenhawks are already bitching that Obama didn’t say what he’ll do militarily. Yes, lets share our military’s battle plans with the terrorists. Real smart. Any fool knows what’s coming next: massive air strikes. No need to tell the terrorists when its coming. – Read the full article
Our enemies are here already, Graham. They’re called teabaggers. In fact, in future posts I will no longer use ‘Republicans’ as a category for those like Graham who are clearly teabaggers.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/07/20/lindsey-graham-unhinged-obama-made-world-adrift-our-enemies-will-come-here-soon/ – Read the full article