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What inspired Ana Marie Cox, political columnist for the Guardian U.S., to wax poetic on Obamacare today? It looks like it was this tweet from Sen. Ted Cruz. Remember that President Obama defended the “glitches” that continue to plague the Obamacare website by comparing them to the rollout of Apple’s (relatively seamless) new iPhone and iOS 7 operating system.
Wow, what would cause the Pentagon to suspend a Twitter account that is part of the U.S. Department of Defense?
The suspended account was used by the Defense Department’s improvised explosive device division, the “Joint IED Defeat Organization,” and the action was reportedly taken after @JIEDDO made a joke in regards to terrorist attacks in the Philippines:
Back in the day abortion proponents had all the mojo and pro-lifers were on the defensive. The photo below, via PBS, is of a pro-abortion rally demanding a repeal of pro-life laws in Washington, D.C., circa 1971.
At the same time, feminists were pushing the Equal Rights Amendment in all 50 states. The photo below, via illinois.gov, is of feminists writing the names of ERA opponents in pigs’ blood on the floor of the Illinois State Capitol on June 24, 1982…
For survivors of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting outside Killeen, Texas, having the attack called an incident of workplace violence was only the beginning of an ongoing series of injustices. According to Fox News, a Defense Department position paper argues against awarding those wounded in the attack the Purple Heart, because that would suggest that shooting suspect Nidal Hasan was guilty of an act of terrorism that turned Fort Hood into a battlefield, allegedly jeopardizing Hasan’s chance of a fair trial.
Graham Vows to Hold Up Obama Defense and CIA Nominees Until White House Gives More Answers on Benghazi
(AP) – A leading Republican senator said Sunday he would hold up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama’s nominees to head the Defense Department and the CIA until the White House provided more answers about the deadly Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. installation in Benghazi, Libya.
– Continues to claim ignorance that DoJ was helping send guns to Mexico
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