Did You Know...

   

Saturday evening open thread: Kerry, Clinton, Benghazi and gender neutral Easy Bake ovens

Share
By Doug Powers  •  December 15, 2012 04:48 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

A little while ago I received an email request for an afternoon open thread, and because I’m almost always responsive (possible exceptions: New Years Eve and after about 3 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day), here you go. I spent the morning and early afternoon at a dance recital (not mine), and I’ve got more family stuff to do this evening, but here’s what’s been going on…

Earlier today Michelle offered a prayer for the victims and their families in Newtown, Connecticut. Feel free to weigh in with your thoughts.

Other items in the news:

–Hillary Clinton is home recovering from a concussion after fainting and hitting her head. This means she won’t be testifying next Thursday before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

–The Hillary story leads us to this: The Chicago Sun-Times reports that President Obama will choose John Kerry to replace Clinton as Secretary of State, as expected. Naturally, the Massachusetts governor is considering appointing Ted Kennedy’s widow to fill the vacancy that would be created if Kerry does indeed become SoS.

–The family of slain Border Patrol agent Brian Terry has filed suit against the US Government over the botched Fast & Furious operation.

–Hasbro will meet with a 13 year old girl about creating gender-neutral Easy Bake ovens. It’s been noted that this meeting was not requested by a boy.

–Proposal: “To solve our debt problems, let’s sell Alaska.” Nobody would purchase it because potential buyers know if they wait long enough the whole country will be available in a foreclosure auction if spending isn’t reeled in very soon.

–The Obama administration’s aid package for Sandy victims includes $2 million to repair Smithsonian buildings with roof damage that pre-dates the storm.

–White House: There are still “approximately 166 detainees at Guantanamo Bay.” Wait, Gitmo’s still open?

Second look at Ravi Shankar?

–Last but least, it’s a shame this NBA referee doesn’t play for the Pistons — he’s a natural born shot blocker:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus

5th Circuit Court agrees with Obama 2008-2013™ that Obama 2014-2015™ executive amnesty is unconstitutional

May 26, 2015 09:05 PM by Doug Powers

obamaimmigration

Retroactive brilliance from constitutional scholar

Dems: Affordable Care Act not ‘affordable’ and lacking ‘care’ so give us more money to fix it

May 26, 2015 08:33 AM by Doug Powers

pelosipassit

The perpetual funding machine

DNC kicks off Memorial Day weekend the only way they know how

May 23, 2015 01:47 PM by Doug Powers

fawning

Another holiday as seen through Hope™-tinted glasses

Obama: U.S. not losing to ISIS, but definitely getting pushed around by ‘climate change’

May 21, 2015 08:21 PM by Doug Powers

obamaclosing

Kool Aid is for closers


Categories: Al Qaeda, Barack Obama, Enviro-nitwits, global warming, Iraq, War

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook