Friday, August 28, 2015

Republicans ramp up effort to block Gitmo transfers to their states


Republicans ramp up effort to block Gitmo transfers to their states
Republican state leaders and lawmakers are pushing back against the Pentagon's potential plans to relocate Guantanamo Bay detainees at prisons in their states.
"Simply put, we do not want them in our states," reads a letter from Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley sent Tuesday to Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

Before there were internet comment sections, racists had to be in rooms together.- LOLGOP

The World Is A Safer Place Without Saddam

U.S. gun violence "dwarfs any deaths that happen through terrorism." - President Barack Obama

South  Korean President Soars In Poll
Beset by crisis, scandal and a sluggish economy in the first half of her single five-year term, South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval rating soared in a poll released on Friday after a pact with North Korea brought back the rivals from the brink of conflict.

Republican Shenanigans

At a press conference yesterday, Donald Trump kicked out a Latino reporter but the man returned a few minutes later. Yeah, so already Trump's deportation plan isn't working.- Conan O'Brien

The Trump Surge Continues
Washington (AFP) - Billionaire Donald Trump extended his lead yet again atop the Republican presidential field, with front-running Democrat Hillary Clinton slipping and Vice President Joe Biden faring better than her against Republicans, poll results revealed Thursday.

How to be accused of 'wanting to ban guns' 1) Tweet support for popular gun safety reforms to save American lives.  2) Now wait for trolls.- John Fugelsang

TEA PARTY stands for "Total Economic Amnesia Permits Additional Republican Trickle-down, Y'all."- John Fugelsang

Rock The Voter News

Prosperity Gospel Preacher = God wants you to ignore Jesus and be rich so send me money now.- John Fugelsang

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Sarah Palin Says ESPN Believes In Terrorists. Yes, She Said That.
Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin tore into ESPN on Thursday night on Facebook for their suspension of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, saying the sports network "buys into the propaganda of ISIS and other terror organizations."

Obama marks 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and 6th anniversary of Fox News viewers blaming him for the response to it. - The Daily Edge

Business/Tech News

I love God. He's a builder. Made the world in 6 days. That's YUUUUUUUGE. I would have used more marble. But He did a nice job. #TrumpBible - Donald Drumpf Tweet

Apple Joins The Military Industrial Complex
The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.

FDA just approved a pill to increase women's sexual desire. It turns men into shoes.- Tina Dupuy


I was without Internet yesterday, well except for an hour or so. Sigh. It finally came back up this morning and I quickly put this issue together.
Best wishes for a lovely weekend.

Odd News

Time To Deflate Photo

Central America as seen from space. Photo/NASA


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