Overnight Open Thread (6-2-2014)
Quote of the Day Because style and linguistic nuance trump competence - it mattered not that in reality, Barack Obama had less DC experience than Dan Quayle when he announced his presidential bid; he looked and sounded great- he sounded exactly like the chattering class themselves. Thus assured Obama was in the club, his lack of qualifications for what he would do if he won didn't matter.
Obama Defines His Foreign Policy Goal: "Don't Do Stupid Shit"
A goal. Not an accomplishment, of course. Still trying to figure out what President Barack Obama’s foreign policy doctrine is? Search no more. The White House has got you covered.
AOSHQDD: Where Things Stand in Mississippi (Updated)
Update: this thread came a bit late on Friday, and with tomorrow's election on a lot of people's minds, I've updated it to include our weighted poll average and a link to county-by-county breakdown as a percentage of the vote
Medicare's CMS: Hey You Guys, We're Losing $6.7 Billion Every Year Due to Fraud & Error But It Would Be Too Expensive To Fix It
Um, would it cost more than $6.7 billion per year to fix it?Medicare spent $6.7 billion too much for office visits and other patient evaluations in 2010, according to a report from the inspector general of the Department of Health and Human Services.
After Deadly Shooting at Jewish Museum in Brussels, French Police Arrest Four Jihadists
Three were killed at the museum -- two Israelis and a Frenchwoman. Another was shot and remains in critical condition.
Benghazi Mouthpiece Susan Rice: Likely Deserter Bowe Bergdahl "Served with Honor and Distinction"
Six non-deserting US troops were killed searching for this guy. She also claimed he was "captured on the battlefield."
NRA: Yeah, A Bunch Of People Walking Into A Restaurant With Rifles Is "Weird" And You're Not Helping Gun Rights By Doing It.
People seem to be surprised the NRA would come out against groups of people walking into restaurants with AR-15s and other rifles but I'm not. The NRA has always promoted responsible gun ownership and use. There's nothing responsible about being a jackass.
Monday Morning News Dump
Does Matthew Yglesias Ever Tire Of Being Embarrassingly Wrong About Everything
Obama Seeks To Land The Killing Blow On The US Economy
Was Hillary Clinton A Good Secretary Of State?
Bidding For 2022 Olympics Not Going Well
Your Electricity Prices Are Going To Go Up
The Paradox Of Expertise
Leftist Minimum Wage Policy Backfires In Seattle Suburb
Vets Who Served With Bergdahl Call Him A Deserter
Patterico Hosting Video That The Left Is Trying To Scrub From The Internet
How To Tell Someone's Age When All You Know Is Her Name
Spain's King To Abdicate The Throne
HP Unveils Laptop That Runs Android
Aereo And The Supreme Court
Spaced-Out Challenge: The Lunar X
Welcome again to the Spaced-Out Challenge! Whether you have a question about equipment, a new astronomical discovery you want to expand on, or just want to kick back and enjoy the cosmos above, come one come all on our weekly astronomical journey.
Kings vs Blackhawks Game 7 [Y-not]
So tonight we learn who is advancing to the Stanley Cup Finals to meet the NY Rangers. Game 7 of the Western Conference Final is tonight at 8 p.m. Eastern. Follow this link to find out how to watch on line.
Food Thread: Free-Form Edition Part 2 [CBD]
Do not eat wild mushrooms unless you are an expert at identifying them. It simply is not worth the risk. This is a blog post, not a field guide. Once again....do not harvest and consume wild mushrooms unless you are trained in their identification.