The Politico highlights seven potential vulnerabilities for those seeking to protect the president’s image. Most are frankly personality based, and you either are able to look past such things or you can not. But the first hits people where they live:
He thinks he’s playing with Monopoly money
Economists and business leaders from across [...]
No future in it.
Any law enforcement experts want to weigh in on this part?
(While) the officer was making inquiries about the vehicle, which was unoccupied with the engine running, he noticed a movement behind him.
He turned to find a man he believed to be Clemmons. The officer ordered the [...]
Challenge: Time Is Running Out for Iranian Nuclear Deal, Obama Says
Reply: Iran ‘planning 10 new uranium enrichment sites’
I suppose we can give up on that whole “unclenched fist” thing, although it sure sounded pretty in Oslo.
Weakness is provocative.
An up-through-the-ranks mustang lieutenant commander retired after 35 years and realized a lifelong dream of buying a bird-hunting estate in Nebraska. He invited an old Admiral friend to visit for a week of pheasant shooting. The admiral was in awe of the mustang’s new bird dog, “Chief”. The dog could point, flush and retrieve [...]
Thomas Friedman learns something new:
(After) two decades in which U.S. foreign policy has been largely dedicated to rescuing Muslims or trying to help free them from tyranny — in Bosnia, Darfur, Kuwait, Somalia, Lebanon, Kurdistan, post-earthquake Pakistan, post-tsunami Indonesia, Iraq and Afghanistan — a narrative that says America is dedicated to keeping Muslims [...]
The UK papers are up in arms over revelations that the CRU in East Anglia destroyed the original data upon which its claims of anthropogenic global warming were based in favor of “value added” data, leaving only the question of whether that value was meant to stimulate scientific knowledge or stimulate government grants:
The last P-3C stationed at NAS Brunswick, Maine has gone wheels up for the last time, a victim of the latest Base Closure and Realignment Committee decision:
The P-3 Orions of the VP-26 squadron lumbered down an 8,000-foot runway before heading off to a six-month deployment in Central America. After that, they fly to [...]
What would you do, if you’d been wounded in a bomb attack in Iraq, losing a leg, shattering a shoulder, getting burned over more than half of your body and suffering lingering brain damage?
Well, if you were one US Navy SEAL, you’d lick your wounds for a bit and then climb the highest [...]
General David Petraeus gets some.
Gen. David Petraeus returned to the aircraft carrier Nimitz after taking a ride in an F/A-18F Super Hornet jet fighter yesterday.
“Gen. Petraeus, Things to Do Before Lunch
Run 12 miles, Do 500 push-ups, Win a war or two.”
He also gave a little too, as it turns [...]