Hil and Kaine: An Adorably Benign Ticket
The Daily Beast
ANNANDALE, Va. — They say that in a democracy, we get the candidates we deserve. Perhaps that is why on a sweltering Thursday afternoon in Northern Virginia, the former Secretary of State and presumptive Democratic nominee to be President of the United States felt it was necessary to make a dad-joke about Pokemon Go. Hillary began addressing a packed gymnasium and, in her typical Hillary style, extolled the virtues of free community college and early childhood education. Then this happened: "I Read the full story
If Hillary Clinton is our national grandma, then he is America's youth pastor.
KAMEN-RYBOLOV, Russia — Standing ankle deep in mud in a swampy grassland more than 4,000 miles from his home, Yuri A. Bugaev surveyed a mosquito-infested wasteland that the Russian government is offering to would-be pioneers under its own modern-day version of the 1862 Homestead Act in the United States.
Here are the Republicans who aren't going to Donald Trump's convention
The empty seats at the convention further illustrate the growing divide between the GOP's leadership and its voters. Read the full story
Can't vote for Trump or Clinton? You have 2 legitimate alternatives
Negative views of Mrs. Clinton are at least 12 percentage points higher than those of any of the four Democratic nominees since 1992," reported The Wall Street Journal about recent poll results. "Negative views of Mr. Trump are at least 14 points worse than those of any of the last five GOP nominees." That was before FBI Director James Comey called Clinton's behavior "extremely careless" and Trump offered peculiar praise to Saddam Hussein as a prolific slayer of terrorists. (Trump didn't mention that Hussein also was adept at slaying his own people.)
Super PAC And Dark Money Spending Already Tops $100 Million In Fight For Senate Control
The Huffington Post - US
WASHINGTON ― Super PACs and nonprofit groups aligned with Republicans may be shying away from supporting Donald Trump, their controversial presumptive party nominee. But that doesn't mean they're sitting out the 2016 elections entirely. ...
In almost every state where control of the Senate is at stake, groups aligned with Republicans dominate.
Colorado deputies free bear that apparently locked itself inside car
Authorities in Colorado were involved in a wild incident Tuesday morning after a bear broke into a car in the woods.
The bear destroyed the inside of the car and it had to be towed away. The teen wasn't sure what she was going to do about the car; some insurance agencies claim that an incident with a wild animal is an "Act of God," according to KDVR-TV.
From Reuters News:
New Black Panthers to carry arms to Cleveland: chairman
Police in Dallas, where Texas's "open carry" law allows civilians to carry guns in public, said seeing multiple people carrying rifles led them initially to believe they were under attack by multiple shooters.
If this is true, we're all lucky it wasn't an even worse blood – bath.
Entering the high school gymnasium together and waving and shaking hands along the rope line and from the stage, Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Sanders stood before a giant American flag image flanked by Mrs. Clinton's motto, "UNINDICTED" [oops no, "Stronger Together."]
In 2012, Mr. Stavridis was investigated for having improperly used a military aircraft to fly with his wife to an exclusive party in Burgundy, France with winemakers.…
The Pentagon inspector general's report ultimately concluded that he had failed to exercise sufficient oversight over staff members, and had made several bookkeeping mistakes.
Hi, I say.
And then, because she's holding in her hands a small, pink stuffed animal of some sort, I add…
I like your pig.
Whereupon this little girl launches into a stern and heartfelt frowning lecture and I come to understand this animal she's holding is not (not!) a pig. It's a…
From Reuters News:
Obama says U.S. government must improve cyber security
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. government has to improve its cyber security practices for the modern age of smart phones and other technology, saying that hackers had targeted the White House.
"We have to do better, we have to learn from mistakes," Obama told a news conference in Madrid. "We know that we have had hackers in the White House," he added.
Hillary: She's Unindicted!