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Happy Fourth of July!

Posted by: Phineas on July 4, 2014 at 1:09 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas It’s Independence Day here in the US, in which we celebrate our break with the British Empire. We’re 238 years old and, despite what some sanctimonious Lefty scolds might think, I think we’ve done pretty darned good. We’re not without our problems or faults, some of them serious, but I continue to […]

 

Iranian women rebel against headscarves, start #MyStealthyFreedom campaign

Posted by: ST on May 13, 2014 at 3:56 pm » 1 Comment

Now this is REAL feminism. I love it: Iranian women are posting pictures of themselves online without headscarves and racking up thousands of Facebook likes in the process, the latest challenge to Tehran’s strict morality laws mandating that women keep their hair covered in public. A Facebook page called “Stealthy Freedoms of Iranian women” showing […]

 

#TBT: Congressman @TGowdySC owns media on questions surrounding #Benghazi (VIDEO)

Posted by: ST on May 8, 2014 at 11:15 am » 13 Comments

In honor of Throwback Thursday, I present to you this awesome video of Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC-4) – recently named Chair of a new select committee on Benghazi – taking the media to task (presumably) last October for their failure to ask important questions of the President and his administration on the Benghazi issue. My […]

 

#BostonStrong photo of the day: Couple who each lost a leg in 2013 complete #BostonMarathon

Posted by: ST on April 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm » 2 Comments

I love it! Couple finishes the #BostonMarathon together after each lost a leg in 2013 bombing. READ: http://t.co/63VSe1H2pl pic.twitter.com/jzpWOP2E5m — FOX Sports (@FOXSports) April 21, 2014 The story – via Fox Sports: On April 15, 2013, the lives of Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky changed forever. The recently married couple were spectators at the 2013 […]

 

Tweet of the Day: @JoshRomney zings @SenatorReid on #TaxDay

Posted by: ST on April 15, 2014 at 6:31 pm » 3 Comments

I love it! Hey @SenatorReid here's a shot of @MittRomney paying taxes. Does it every year. It's how you get your paycheck. pic.twitter.com/DwSMXzYhuR — Josh Romney (@joshromney) April 15, 2014 Now THAT is how it’s done, y’all.

 

On climate change, Tony Abbott tells Europe to stuff it

Posted by: Phineas on April 6, 2014 at 4:08 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Australia is scheduled to host the annual G20 heads-of-state meeting this year. The G20 is an informal grouping dedicated promoting international financial stability, and the host country gets to set the agenda. For some strange reason Tony Abbott, Australia’s Liberal prime minister, has decided that the G20 should stick to its brief […]

 

Best major league baseball opening day flyover photo ever?

Posted by: ST on March 31, 2014 at 6:37 pm » 3 Comments

Wowsers. Talk about incredible! This flyover photo from the Texas Rangers’ opener is phenomenal (via @Evan_P_Grant) pic.twitter.com/m5ekVFDBm2 — ESPN (@espn) March 31, 2014 Now, if that doesn’t give you the warm fuzzies and make you wanna stand up and salute ‘Merica, I don’t know what will. To find out how you can own your very […]

 

From horror to hope: DE clinic where Gosnell worked PT will become food pantry, shelter

Posted by: ST on March 21, 2014 at 6:40 pm » 4 Comments

A wonderful story with which to start off your weekend: A Delaware building where convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell performed abortions is being turned into a emergency food and support center for low-income families. Lutheran Community Services purchased the building in Wilmington, formerly known as Atlantic Women’s Medical Services, to serve as its new headquarters — […]

 

(Video) Rick Perry serves a heaping helping of red meat at CPAC

Posted by: Phineas on March 7, 2014 at 3:21 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Texas Governor Perry spoke this morning at the Conservative Political Action Conference, and, well, got the crowd more wound up than any amount of coffee ever could. Enjoy: After his poor performance in the 2012 primary debates, there was some speculation that pain meds he had been taking to get him through […]

 

(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, […]