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Roxy
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 9:56am

For your reading pleasure.

As a part of its oversight of the Justice Department’s enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and federal investigations into potential improper influence during the 2016 presidential election, the Senate Judiciary Committee conducted bipartisan staff interviews with and submitted written questions to witnesses regarding circumstances surrounding the June 9, 2016, Trump Tower meeting. 

The following witness interviews are available:

  • Glenn Simpson    Fusion GPS
  • Donald...read more
admin
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:27am

UPDATE: At midnight last night (1/19/2018) the government shut down. This shutdown lies firmly at the feet of Mitch McConnell, the Republicans in Congress and 45. The Republicans are holding CHIP and DACA hostage in order to force Democrats into supporting a CR. 

Crossover votes on the CR:

Sen. Doug Jones, Democrat: YES
Sen. Joe Donnelly, Democrat: YES
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D...read more

luaptifer
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 11:00pm

We learned, late, of the passing of Commander Jeffry L. Huber (retired) at the age of 57, on January 24, 2012.

He was one of ePluribus Media's bright bulbs who shined a light from his flight deck experience in a bounty of words wizened by U.S. Navy command and time on the USS Theodore Roosevelt.   It all sharpened the satire in his critcally acclaimed read more

GreyHawk
Saturday, June 11, 2011 - 8:49am

For those who haven't heard anything about it yet, Arizona is burning.

From Seattle PI,

SPRINGERVILLE, Ariz. (AP) — Smoke from a massive wildfire in eastern Arizona that has claimed more than 30 homes and forced nearly 10,000 people to flee has officials worried about serious health impacts to residents and firefighters as tiny particles of soot in the air reached "astronomical" levels.

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GreyHawk
Sunday, May 15, 2011 - 1:46pm

On Saturday, 14 May 2011, the US Army Corps of Engineers opened the first bay of the Morganza spillway as part of an ongoing effort to alleviate the swollen Mississippi river and avoid uncontrolled flooding further downriver. Via CNN:

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GreyHawk
Friday, May 6, 2011 - 3:22am

Sorry for the quick fly-by, but didn't want this to stagnate...

Oh, wow - what a great story, and a perfect rejoinder to idiotic statements like the recent one by Rick Santorum (http://bit.ly/kn9J95)...

Meet the Hams: Two Arizona gay men who have adopted TWELVE children

H/t Ron E. Tunning on FB.

GreyHawk
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 4:52am

The news out of New York is both grim and grisly:

Three additional sets of human remains have been discovered on the same New York beach where a serial killer is believed to have dumped the bodies of five other women.

Suffolk County police announced the discovery of the bodies today, raising the number of victims to at least eight.

And it gets worse:

The bodies are believed to the work of a serial killer. Suffolk C...read more

navajo
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 6:06pm

Bumped by GH. Originally posted 2011-03-10 10:29:06 -0400. For a donation as little as $10, you can help launch this project - and help make a difference. -- GH

I would like to announce a new project to raise NATIONAL awareness of the poverty on our reservations. My friend Aaron Huey is launching an ambitious billboard campaign using his images of Pine Ridge reservation. Aaron is donating his time and talent to organize this project.

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luaptifer
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 10:12am

The crowds that attend demonstrations on behalf of alleged Wikileaks-contributor Bradley Manning seemed to grow in their numbers with each new report from outside the military brig at Quantico, in Virginia.

The video taken over the weekend (below) is of controntation between what appeared to be as many Virginia State Police as protestors. The conflict culminated in arrests after sit-ins by members of the crowd led to police removal of famed Pentagon Papers leaker, Daneil Ellsberg, and Colonel Ann Wright.

The sit-in was staged after the protestors were denied access to th...read more

Connecticut Man1
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 11:45am

Please share this with your politicians IF they have ever used the words "austerity" or "entitlements":

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