Monday, January 12, 2015

France mobilizes 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings

France mobilizes 10,000 troops at home after Paris shootings
France will deploy 10,000 soldiers on home soil by Tuesday and post almost 5,000 extra police officers to protect Jewish sites after the killing of 17 people by Islamist militants in Paris last week, officials said.

Republicans are almost as upset about Obama not being in Paris as they would be if Obama had dared to go to Paris.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

The Twitter account for U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) was apparently hacked Monday afternoon by supporters of the Islamic State.

About 12:30 p.m. ET, @CENTCOM began sending out pro-IS tweets and its banner and avatar were changed to read "i love you isis." By 1 p.m. ET, the tweets remained but the avatar and banner had been removed; by 1:12 p.m. ET, the account was suspended entirely.


The Terrorists Hate The USA Because Of Invading Iraq, Torturing People and Bunches Of Other Stuff
The United States senator who oversaw the publication of the graphic 'torture report' detailing the CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation program has indicated to the British parliament there would be little point in her travelling to London to give evidence before MPs.

Notice there's no "Draft Mitt Romney" movement, which is smart. Mitt always avoids a draft.- LOLGOP

Republican Shenanigans

Potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush will release a decade’s worth of tax returns to avoid comparisons to Mitt Romney. Yeah, they’re nothing alike. They’re just both former governors from wealthy families whose parents gave them super-weird names.- Jimmy Fallon

Fox News Gets Caught Lying. Again.
Steve Emerson, the Fox News contributor who has been widely mocked for claiming non-Muslims are too afraid to go to Birmingham, has been dismissed a "complete idiot" by the prime minister.

When Karl Marx said 'Religion is the Opium of the People' he couldn't have imagined 500 cable channels and porn on demand.- John Fugelsang

Rock The Voter News

If you ever called french fries "freedom fries," shut up about France. You are a tool and your opinions are of no value to anyone.- Jeff Tiedrich tweet

Happy 13th Anniversary GITMO!
Protesters wearing orange jumpsuits and bags over their heads rallied outside of the White House Sunday to protest Guantanamo Bay on the 13th anniversary of the first prisoners arriving at the detention facility.

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REMEMBER: The GOP demanded lower gas prices that may bust America's oil industry and drain the life out of several red states.- LOLGOP

Business/Tech News

As appealing as publicly whipping bloggers sounds, criminalizing blasphemy is abhorrent. Surely the GOP will call for a Saudi embargo now.- LOLGOP

Ford Wins Best Truck Award
Ford's big move to aluminum for the body of its flagship F-150 truck has helped it garner some additional material: The hardware that comes with the North American Truck of the Year Award.

If God had wanted humans to be able to remember more than 3 passwords at once He'd have given us bigger brains. - John Fugelsang



Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

The stairway to heaven? Machu Picchu , Peru.

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