Sarah Palin Standing Tall On ‘Don’t Retreat, Reload,’ Says Aide

Hmmm…”Caribou Barbie” is going to make sure that there will be no “Sarah moratorium” for the month of February, I see… Huffington Post Sarah Palin’s camp is pushing back against recent reports that the former vice-presidential candidate dropped her “don’t retreat, reload” slogan during her keynote speech at a gun-rights convention in Reno, Nev. over… More Sarah Palin Standing Tall On ‘Don’t Retreat, Reload,’ Says Aide

How long Egypt’s Mubarak has been in power, described in computer history terms

I love reading facts like these.  I’m hoping there are a few of you out there who also like the following.  Enjoy… ZDNet Government By David Gewirtz Mubarak has been in office since the days of CP/M. He’s been in office since before MS-DOS 1.0 was released. Psychologists talk about imprint memories, like how some… More How long Egypt’s Mubarak has been in power, described in computer history terms

EGYPT: A Complete Guide To The 2011 Revolution

Huffington Post makes it easy to follow the ever changing events in Egypt as they unfold… Huffington Post THE BASICS What’s Going On In Egypt?: Protests started on Tuesday, January 25, when — inspired by the successful revolution in Tunisia — thousands began taking to the streets to protest poverty, rampant unemployment, government corruption and autocratic… More EGYPT: A Complete Guide To The 2011 Revolution

Sam Donaldson To Al-Jazeera: “Thank You For What You’re Doing”

Aljazeera has always come under fire in the United States because of it’s frank broadcasting of what was really going on in Iraq and Afghanistan during both the Bush and Obama administrations.   This was viewed as a threat to our troops as well as Aljazerra being accused of aiding and abetting the al-Qaeda. Whatever one thinks of Aljazeera, the fact… More Sam Donaldson To Al-Jazeera: “Thank You For What You’re Doing”

2012 Republican presidential candidates all have flaws

No surprise here… The Washington Post Politics – Chris Cillizza Mitt Romney can’t win the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. As governor of Massachusetts, he signed health-care legislation that has considerable similarities to the proposal President Obama championed – the one Republicans have fought tooth and nail. That’s an emerging bit of conventional wisdom about the slow-forming… More 2012 Republican presidential candidates all have flaws

Fox’s Chris Wallace To Speaker Boehner: Why Do You Cry And Smoke?

Mediaite In addition to getting serious about budget deficits and the debt ceiling, the conversation between Speaker of the House Boehner and Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday also expanded to include talking about two of Boehner’s most well-known characteristics: crying and smoking. Wallace asked bluntly, “why do you cry so often,” to which, Boehner… More Fox’s Chris Wallace To Speaker Boehner: Why Do You Cry And Smoke?

China Blocks ‘Egypt’ On Twitter-Like Microblog Sina

Huffington Post China has blocked the word “Egypt” from appearing in searches on its country’s popular Twitter-like service, Sina. A search for “Egypt” on the microblogging site brings up a message saying, “According to relevant laws, regulations and policies, the search results are not shown.” PCWorld reports that only the Chinese version of ‘Egypt’ is… More China Blocks ‘Egypt’ On Twitter-Like Microblog Sina

Al Jazeera In Cairo Being Shut Down, Press Credentials Revoked: Egypt State TV

This just in about 15 minutes ago (4:05 am.)  I’m posting this at 4:20 am… Huffington Post Egyptian state TV reported Sunday morning that the Al Jazeera office in Cairo is being shut down and Al Jazeera reporters are losing their press credentials in Egypt. Al Jazeera correspondent Dan Nolan tweeted the news at about 11 a.m. local… More Al Jazeera In Cairo Being Shut Down, Press Credentials Revoked: Egypt State TV

Thousands protest in Jordan

It appears that discontent in the Middle East has manifested a “domino effect”.  Now it’s Jordan… Aljazeera Protesters gather across the country, demanding the prime minister step down. Thousands of people in Jordan have taken to the streets in protests, demanding the country’s prime minister step down, and the government curb rising prices, inflation and unemployment.… More Thousands protest in Jordan

Obama Ridicules Conservative Disinformation On Health Reform: ‘Granny Is Safe!’

The GOP and their lies about health care reform should be ridiculed at every turn… Think Progress The conservative campaign against President Obama’s health care reform law has been built around baseless distortions and fabrications about the policy, such as its mythical “death panels” that would “pull the plug on grandma,” the false claim that… More Obama Ridicules Conservative Disinformation On Health Reform: ‘Granny Is Safe!’