Thursday, January 15, 2015

US To Loosen Embargo On Cuba Starting Friday, Making Trade And Travel Easier

US To Loosen Embargo On Cuba Starting Friday, Making Trade And Travel Easier
The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment.

The new rules also open up the communist island to greater American travel and allow U.S. citizens to start bringing home small amounts of Cuban cigars after more than a half-century ban.

If Martin Luther King Jr. had lived, he'd be 86 today and conservatives wouldn't be quoting him.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

Lindsey Graham Wants A Crusade
Senator Lindsey Graham, in the middle of discussing a potential 2016 run, wondered on Hugh Hewitt‘s radio show today why President Obama and the White House refuse to say we’re in a “religious war.”

A new Republican Congress is taking over. Sen. Ted Cruz has been appointed to overseeing NASA in Congress. He says he wants NASA to focus on finding aliens so he can deport them. - Conan O'Brien

Mitt Romney deserves the Oscar for his performance pretending he didn't want to run for president again for the last 2 years.- Tea Party Cat

Republican Shenanigans

Days after Mitt Romney announced he is considering a 2016 presidential campaign, his former running mate Paul Ryan announced that he will not run. Ryan won't say who he'll support. He just wants the best man for the Jeb . . . Job, I mean job. - Jimmy Fallon

Giuliani Doesn't Like Mittens
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on Fox and Friends this morning to share the observation that Mitt Romney, who reportedly plans on running in the 2016 presidential election, has a big problem: His competitors are better this year.

Mitt Romney is reportedly putting his 2012 election team back together. And somehow, miraculously, none of them were busy with other stuff.- Seth Myers

Mitt Romney: If I'd been elected, Mondays would be a second Saturday and puppies would stay puppies forever.- LOLGOP

Rock The Voter News

I Hope Obamacare Covers The Mentally Delusional
A Christian mom in Cordova, Tennessee is worried that occult influences are at lurking in her town and showing their presence in the unlikeliest of places, the red tail lights of local school buses.

Republican Mike Huckabee criticized the Obamas for letting their daughters listen to Beyoncé due to her explicit lyrics. So now the Obama girls are faced with the tough choice every teen must eventually make — listen to Beyoncé or Mike Huckabee. - Conan O'Brien

What? What? Right Wingers Have Damaged The USA?
Right-wing commentators like Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly have damaged the country, according to Alex S. Jones, the outgoing head of Harvard University's Shorenstein Center on Press, Politics and Public Policy, who announced his departure Wednesday after 15 years leading the prestigious media training center.

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Cyber War In France
19,000 French civilian and military websites are under attack by hackers, according to France's head of cyberdefense.
The scope of attacks is unprecedented, Rear Admiral Arnaud Coustillière said at a press conference Thursday.

Business/Tech News

China Versus Apple
Rising smartphone star Xiaomi is moving upmarket and taking aim at Apple's iPhone.

The Chinese manufacturer known for ultra-low-priced handsets on Thursday unveiled a new model that chairman Jun Lei said is comparable to Apple's iPhone 6 but thinner and lighter.

Fifteen states across the country have gas prices that have dipped below $2. That means it’s now cheaper to buy a gallon of liquefied dinosaurs than one cup of coffee at Starbucks. - Jimmy Fallon

So this bartender snapped, thought he was Jesus and decided to poison John Boehner; cos that's exactly what Jesus would do.- John Fugelsang

Several Google employees got lost on a camping trip. Luckily,a search found them in 0.3333 seconds.-




Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

Gaston Rébuffat mountain climbing in France, 1944. How the hell did he get up there?


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