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Okay, now Putin is just trolling us. Update: Ukraine sailors to Putin – “You lie!”

Posted by: Phineas on March 4, 2014 at 3:31 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In an interview with reporters, Tsar President Vladimir Putin said those aren’t Russian troops taking control of Crimea from the Ukraine. No, really. Russian soldiers have not occupied government buildings and surrounded Ukrainian military bases on the Crimean Peninsula, Russian President Vladimir Putin insisted Tuesday during a news conference near Moscow at […]

 

Have we ever had a more fatuous Secretary of State than John Kerry?

Posted by: Phineas on March 3, 2014 at 3:37 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Really, all that seems able to come out of that mouth of his is an endless stream of meaningless blather that would make Sir Humphrey Appleby proud. Courtesy of Hot Air, this is what Kerry had to say about the Ukraine crisis yesterday: Secretary of State John Kerry said that “all options […]

 

It’s a shame the UK doesn’t have a death penalty

Posted by: Phineas on February 26, 2014 at 1:04 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas For these two brave knights of Allah blood-crazed jihadis richly deserve it: Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale were found guilty on 19th December 2013 of killing 25-year-old soldier Lee Rigby, who had served a tour of duty in Afghanistan. Adebolajo, 28, was sentenced to a whole life tariff. Adebowale, 22, was sentenced […]

 

Startling: In image from space, North Korea seemingly disappears

Posted by: ST on February 25, 2014 at 7:09 pm » 5 Comments

This depresses me beyond words: North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space http://t.co/puHSCFJRvY pic.twitter.com/TDVt657Lzr — Los Angeles Times (@latimes) February 25, 2014 Of the photo, the LA Times reports: North Korea appears to be missing in an image taken from space. NASA says of the nighttime image, taken from the International […]

 

(Video) Senator Rubio makes a fool out Senator Harkin over Cuba

Posted by: Phineas on February 25, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is truly a popcorn-worthy use of your time, my friends. Background: Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), one of the leading progressives in the Senate, took a trip to Cuba recently. Perfectly legal, members of Congress can go on such fact-finding missions when they wish. The senator must have visited an alternate-Earth Cuba, […]

 

Sobering: UN report finds “‘abundant evidence” of mass torture in North Korea

Posted by: ST on February 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm » 5 Comments

Via CNN: A stunning catalog of torture and the widespread abuse of even the weakest of North Koreans reveal a portrait of a brutal state “that does not have any parallel in the contemporary world,” a United Nations panel reported Monday. North Korean leaders employ murder, torture, slavery, sexual violence, mass starvation and other abuses […]

 

Good News: parts of healthcare.gov designed by Putin allies

Posted by: Phineas on February 4, 2014 at 1:31 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Security holes? What are those? And did you hear about Chris Christie closing a bridge in New Jersey?? U.S. intelligence agencies last week urged the Obama administration to check its new healthcare network for malicious software after learning that developers linked to the Belarus government helped produce the website, raising fresh concerns […]

 

#Benghazi: Obama lied in his Super Bowl Interview

Posted by: Phineas on February 3, 2014 at 3:43 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I didn’t watch the Super Bowl (1), so I not only missed that, but Bill O’Reilly’s pre-game interview with President Obama. Given that we’re talking about two of my least favorite people in public life, I don’t think I missed much skipping this, either. But then I came across a Washington Examiner […]

 

#Benghazi: Lady Macbeth regrets

Posted by: Phineas on January 28, 2014 at 12:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Democratic Party’s presidential nominee-in-waiting (1) spoke before the annual convention of the National Automobile Dealers’ Association in New Orleans last weekend and took full responsibility for the security lapses at Benghazi that led to the deaths of four Americans, including the Ambassador, saying, “I was in charge, but I put politics […]

 

He’s the Smartest President Ever, so give him easy words

Posted by: Phineas on January 27, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas From Florida’s Shark Tank via Jim Geraghty’s Morning jolt, it seems we have an explanation for the “Polish death camps” kerfuffle that roiled relations between our two countries a while back. His speechwriter was trying to protect him: In an exclusive audio file furnished by Shark Tank reporter, Special K, the President’s […]