Saturday, September 6, 2014

Kosovo, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq

Kosovo, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq
The struggles by ethnic and religious groups left behind by empire cannot be resolved by outsiders. These competing groups need to find their own way – even fight their own way – to arrive at boundaries and arrangements they can live with. Any foreign intervention risks alienating one side or the other.

Yesterday John Kerry joined five previous secretaries of state at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new diplomacy museum. Sorry, I just fell asleep saying that.- Jimmy Fallon

Obama Is Waiting For Congress To Come Back From 5 Week Vacay
U.S. President Barack Obama will meet with the four leaders of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, a senior congressional source said on Friday, amid rising concern in Washington about the advances of the Islamic State.

Republicans are oddly unafraid of the one invasion America will definitely face -- from the oceans. Maybe we should tell them it's brown.- LOLGOP

One Less Police State Member
A police officer in Baton Rouge resigned Thursday after a local news channel revealed that he sent text messages in which he wished that fellow officers “would pull a Ferguson” on a “bunch of monkeys,” The Advocate reports.

 'Hell, give him somebody to look down on, and he'll empty his pockets for you." ~ L.B. Johnson

If you truly hate abortions maybe try to avoid buying things made in a country where they're mandatory.- John Fugelsang

Female Democrat Candidate Reveals She Had Two Abortions
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality.

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Crazed Christian Wants To Convert Atheists With Nicolas Cage's Help 
One of the stars of TV’s “Duck Dynasty” urged Christians to take their non-believing friends to see an upcoming Nicolas Cage movie, saying it might convert them.

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson: "I'm as much of a homophobe as Jesus was."  Except Jesus, y'know, never said vulgar ignorant homophobic crap. - John Fugelsang

One Out Of Five Women Are Raped In The U.S.
An estimated 19.3 percent of women have been raped at one point in their lives. That's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which Friday released results from a 2011 survey.

“When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a bitch.” 
― Bette Davis

America's Wang Wags Again
A 15-year-old teenager who moved from Seattle to Clay County, Florida was forced to wear an ill-fitting, brightly colored “shame suit” to classes after she unknowingly violated the school’s skirt-length policy on her first day.

Workers who were witnesses provide new perspective on Michael Brown shooting

Use your enemy's hand to catch a snake ~ Persian Proverb

I can't wait for the next Oscars dead-person montage when all the celebs Joan Rivers insulted have to applaud her.- John Fugelsang


Shortened Edition Today. Mea Culpa.


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Rice terraces of Yuanyang, China.


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