Republicans cut off C- SPAN again to hide the fact that they claim to be working while not working

House Democrats Rush Floor Demanding Republicans Come Back To Work, GOP Cuts Off C-SPAN | ThinkProgress

It really undercuts their latest criticism of Obama’s recess appointments if people realize what is actually going on while they are claiming to be ‘working’.

I think this settles it…Marines always beat Pirates…and American Marines saving Iranian Hostages from Pirates has a certain ironic flavor to it

WASHINGTON – A member of the same US aircraft carrier group that Iran has warned not to return to the Strait of Hormuz has rescued 13 Iranians held hostage by pirates in the Arabian Sea, the Pentagon said on Friday.

“The Iranians and the dhow (a traditional vessel) have been released and they’re on their way back home,” said Captain John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman.

via US navy rescues Iranian hostages held by… JPost – International.

Should have put the title here.  This one has several levels of greatness to it, however, and wanted to get as many in the URL as possible.



True…unless we elect a Republican in 2012

US ‘turns page on a decade of war’ – Telegraph

The United States is “turning the page on a decade of war”, President Barack Obama said, as he unveiled a major strategic review that will cut $489 billion in defence spending over the next ten years.

As the wars of the September 11 era pass, Mr Obama said America should abandon its traditional capability of fighting two major wars at once and focus on becoming a “leaner and smarter” fighting force with an emphasis on counter terrorism, reconnaissance, cyber warfare and maintaining a nuclear deterrent.

It’s not hard to turn it back if we want, just vote R in November, and we can be in Iran by next January..and the next January…and the next January…and the next January, etc.