Daily Archives: June 3rd, 2014 «

 

WH apologizes for their “oversight” on Congressional oversight re: prisoner swap

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 6:48 pm » 2 Comments

Wow: The White House has apologized to Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) for failing to alert her in advance of a decision to release Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay. Feinstein told reporters that she received a call from Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken on Monday evening apologizing for what the administration is calling an […]

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 2:13 pm » Comments Off

Gun Rights: NRA says Open Carry Texas demonstrations ‘downright scary’

 

Seattle approves $15 minimum wage, higher unemployment

Posted by: Phineas on June 3, 2014 at 2:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas I wrote about this last week, when it was still just a proposal, noting how some businesses were already slowing hiring and moving out of the city, and how even progressives were coming to have second thoughts. Well, they did it: Seattle’s city council on Monday unanimously approved an increase in the […]

 

Hillary: I won’t second guess Obama’s decision to free 5 Taliban terrorists

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 12:51 pm » 2 Comments

Via The Hill: Hillary Clinton on Monday defended President Obama’s decision to swap five Guantanamo Bay prisoners for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl over the weekend. “This young man, whatever the circumstances, was an American citizen — is an American citizen — was serving in our military,” Clinton said at an event she headlined in a […]

 

#Bergdahl aftermath: A chilling look at what happens when we release terrorists

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 9:32 am » 2 Comments

Former President George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen pens a must-read in the Washington Post in response to the “prisoner exchange” of five high-level Taliban terrorists in Gitmo for US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, suspected of being a deserter sympathetic to the enemy (hat tip): If anyone doubts that the five senior Taliban leaders President […]

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 7:24 am » Comments Off

SCOTUS: Supreme Court Rejects Appeal From Reporter Over Identity of Source

 

LAT

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 7:23 am » Comments Off

Sports: Football Hall of Famer Dan Marino sues NFL over concussions

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 7:22 am » Comments Off

Hmm: Tea Party hits Reid with ethics charge over Koch brothers

 

AZ Capitol Times

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2014 at 7:21 am » Comments Off

LOL: Two-time GOP loser changes party to Democrat, name to Cesar Chavez for new congressional bid