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Bipartisan Anger After Senate Bergdahl Briefing

Bipartisan Anger After Senate Bergdahl Briefing

Senators from both parties left a closed door meeting with military, Pentagon, and intelligence officials fuming over a lack of information surrounding the White House swap of five senior Taliban held at Gitmo with Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., says he left with more questions than answers.  Republican Saxby Chambliss agreed. “I don’t see how anybody can[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Platoon: Bergdahl One Guy Who Wanted To Disappear

Platoon: Bergdahl One Guy Who Wanted To Disappear

Three members of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s platoon spoke out and called him the “one guy who wanted to disappear.”  Medic Joshua Cornelison: “He was very, very quiet. He kept everything very close to the vest,” Cornelison said, speaking from Sacramento, California. “So, after he actually left, the following morning we realized we have Bergdahl’s weapon, we have Bergdahl’s body[Read More…]

by June 5, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Openly Gay Republican Carl DeMaio Advances In San Diego Congressional Race

Openly Gay Republican Carl DeMaio Advances In San Diego Congressional Race

Republican and former city councilman Carl DeMaio advanced in the “top-two” California primary system for a seat representing San Diego in Congress. DeMaio trailed Democrat Rep. Scott Peters and beat Republicans Kirk Jorgensen and Fred Simon, Jr. DeMaio recently lost a race for Mayor in the city. Under the state’s primary system, the top two vote getters irrespective of party[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Republican Vet Elan Carr Wins Primary For Waxman’s Seat, Ted Lieu Is Top Democrat

Republican Vet Elan Carr Wins Primary For Waxman’s Seat, Ted Lieu Is Top Democrat

Republican Elan Carr beat Ted Lieu in the primary for the race to replace retiring Congressman Henry Waxman. In California’s “top-two” system, the two top vote getters, irrespective of party advance to the general election. Seventeen primary candidates vied for the seat, including nine Democrats.  Carr split the votes of three Republicans in the heavily Democrat district.  This means a[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Sandra Fluke Advances In California State Senate Primary

Sandra Fluke Advances In California State Senate Primary

Government birth control icon Sandra Fluke edged out a second place win in a California State Senate primary to replace Ted Lieu, who is running for Henry Waxman’s seat in Congress. Fluke came in second to another Democrat, Ben Allen, and beat Independent Seth Stodder.  In California’s “top-two” primary system, the top two primary winners advance irrespective of party affiliation.[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Cochran, McDaniel Headed For Runoff In #MSSEN

Cochran, McDaniel Headed For Runoff In #MSSEN

Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel appears he will miss by a hair the magic 50% of the vote needed to avoid a runoff with U.S. Senator Thad Cochran.  As of 9PM PDT McDaniel stood at less than 0.4% away from getting half the votes cast in Tuesday’s primary. Cochran and McDaniel would have to face each other again in a[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Jerry Brown Cruises To “Top-Two” Primary Win, Kashkari In, Donnelly Out

Jerry Brown Cruises To “Top-Two” Primary Win, Kashkari In, Donnelly Out

California Governor Jerry Brown easily won his primary contest Tuesday night, defeating Neel Kashkari and Tim Donnelly, the two top Republican contenders. Since Donnelly came in third in California’s “top-two” primary system, he’s out.  The top two vote getters irrespective of party advance to the general election under the non-partisan primary system. Donnelly was as close to a “tea party”[Read More…]

by June 4, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
EPA Threat – Cut Carbon Emissions Or Your Kid Gets It – Asthma!

EPA Threat – Cut Carbon Emissions Or Your Kid Gets It – Asthma!

Now that there’s no evidence of temperature sustained change, the ice pack is growing, and the seas are not rising, it’s time to play the asthma card – EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy has moved on to the lie that increased C02 levels are what’s driving up asthma. In fact, CO2 is not a lung irritant, and asthma cases have gone[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Big Tobacco Had Big Designs On Big Marijuana

Big Tobacco Had Big Designs On Big Marijuana

As tobacco companies saw their market under increasing attack by government regulation bent on, it seemed, driving them over a cliff, they made plans decades ago to move into marijuana, believing it would soon be legalized, according to the Los Angeles Times. Though Nixon opposed it, legalization seemed around the corner in the early 70s.  Jimmy Carter ran on decriminalization.[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized
Military Knew Of Bergdahl’s Whereabouts, Would Not Risk Rescue Of Deserter

Military Knew Of Bergdahl’s Whereabouts, Would Not Risk Rescue Of Deserter

The Washington Times reports the Pentagon had what it thought were several opportunities to rescue Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Pakistan. At times, the military knew the details of his whereabouts down to the number of men guarding him.  Each time they balked because they did not want to risk the loss of more men on someone they regarded as[Read More…]

by June 2, 2014 0 comments Uncategorized