- Keystone XL pipeline still on hold after State Dept. decision
- Fla. man charged with killing 16-month-old son to play Xbox undisturbed
- Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots
- Michigan mayor slaps back atheists’ try to erect ‘reason station’ at city hall
- PHILLIPS: Where is the conservative establishment?
- 7.5-magnitude earthquake shakes southern Mexico
- ISTOOK: IRS “wants to throw us in jail,” says tea party leader
- Easter woes: Chocolate costs soar, becoming ‘unaffordable’ luxury
- Michaels craft chain confirms hackers hit 3M customers
- Special Forces’ suicide rates hit record levels — casualties of ‘hard combat’
Water Cooler Archive: September 2012
PICKET: Egyptian prime minister calls out U.S. government to abide by 'international charters' on producers of anti-Muslim film
Egypt's prime minister said on Wednesday that the U.S. government is not to blame for a film that was made in the United States and found to offensive to Muslims. However, he wants the federal government to take a "firm position toward" the film producers, reports Reuters. Published September 13 2012
A disturbing development involving the recent attack of our diplomatic missions in the middle east and the Taliban in Afghanistan just occurred. Published September 13 2012
UPDATE 3:35 AM EST. - The Lebanon report on the murdered U.S. ambassador, Christopher Stevens, in Libya remains unconfirmed by the AFP. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- According to the Lebanese news organization Tayyar.org, citing AFP news sources, U.S. ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who was killed by gunmen that stormed the U.S. consulate in Benghazi on Tuesday, was reportedly raped before being murdered. Published September 13 2012
Congressman Elliot Engel, New York Democrat, has called on embattled New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez, a Democrat, to resign. Mr. Lopez is accused of sexual harassment of women and a state panel is investigating if Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, A Democrat, covered up the allegations. Published September 12 2012
PICKET: Romney calls Obama administration's response to attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions in middle east 'disgraceful'
GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney went after President Barack Obama for the White House's weak response to the attacks on the U.S. Embassy in Cairo. and the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. Published September 11 2012
PICKET: DNC Convention Flashback - Obama: 'My opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy'
President Barack Obama hit Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan last week and the DNC convention in Charlotte over Mr. his "opponent and his running mate" being "new to foreign policy." Published September 11 2012
The U.S. Embassy in Cairo released the following statement hours before protesters stormed the embassy building. Published September 11 2012
PICKET: Romney's first tweet of day recognizes 9/11...Obama's first tweet calls for campaign volunteers
Did Mitt Romney show up President Barack Obama again? The GOP presidential nominee managed to make it to storm ravaged Louisiana before Mr. Obama did after the the Republican National Convention concluded. On the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks the following tweets went out like this. Published September 11 2012
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney took a shot at President Barack Obama's new campaign slogan, "forward", on Monday in Mansfield, Ohio. Published September 10 2012
PICKET: (AUDIO) Chi. teachers union president blamed scrutiny of Chi. schools on race and class of students
Back in July Kyle Olson of the Education Action Group (EAG) posted a report about ,when negotiations between the city Chicago and the Chicago Teachers Union were still happening, Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis and community organizer Jitu Brown who spoke on a public internet conference call with Mike Klonsky, a retired professor. Published September 10 2012
Ever buy one of those "As Seen on TV" products on a whim at your local drug store, because the spokesman makes it look so incredible on television? Published September 7 2012
Cardinal Timothy Dolan delivered the benediction at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte on Thursday night and inserted heavy pro-life messaging as well as the fact that government "serves its citizens rather than itself" into his remarks. Published September 6 2012
Not a drop of rain fell when President Barack Obama finished his DNC speech at the Time Warner Arena on Thursday night despite fears otherwise before the DNC decided to have the president make his remarks at an indoor site rather than a gigantic outdoor football stadium. Published September 6 2012
President Barack Obama took to the stage at the Time Warner Arena in Charlotte on Thursday evening and took a shot at GOP presidential nominee and vice presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan on foreign policy. Published September 6 2012
PICKET: Internal e-mails: Axelrod intimidated Gallup before DOJ lawsuit surfaced against polling company
A story concerning the possible abuse of power by the White House or Obama campaign that was initially dismissed by liberal blogs appears to be proving otherwise. According to internal e-mails, obtained by the Daily Caller's Matt Boyle, sent between senior Gallup Organization executives, senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod attempted to intimidate the well known polling firm, when numbers for President Obama were not particularly ideal. Published September 6 2012
Moving President Barack Obama from Charlotte's massive Bank of America Stadium to the much smaller Time Warner Arena will cause ticketed attendees hoping to see the president to be turned away. Credentialed media is also scrambling. Published September 6 2012
Former President Bill Clinton said during his speech before the Democratic National Convention that the "far right" in the Republican Party "learned to hate" President Obama and the Democratic Party, while he would only "often disagree with Republicans. Published September 5 2012
Known to dodge reporters regularly, senior White House adviser Valerie Jarrett made an appearance at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday evening. Ms. Jarrett refused to talk about whether or not she believed Attorney General Eric Holder should resign from his position. Published September 5 2012
PICKET: (VIDEO) Democrat Paul Begala: Floor vote on Jerusalem and God was 'embarrassing' and 'an unforced error'
Democratic stratigist and form adviser to President Bill Clinton Paul Begala appeared on CNN Wednesday evening and was critical of the DNC's vote to include "God" and pro-Israel language into the Democratic Party platform. Published September 5 2012
The Democratic National Convention was in an uproar early Wednesday evening over a motion proposed by former Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland who proposed to reinstate language into the Democratic Party platform that would include the words "God-given" and recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote required 2/3 majority support from the delegates and was done by voice vote. Published September 5 2012
- Harry Reid blasts Bundy ranch supporters as 'domestic terrorists'
- Immigration still on hold: Boehner's office
- Supreme Court weighs appeal to concealed-carry gun laws
- Inside China: Marine's comment on islands draws sharp Chinese response
- PRUDEN: When a bored president just 'mails it in'
- Nancy Pelosi washes immigrants' feet in humble Holy Week act then promotes on Twitter
- BRUCE: Obama deliberately emboldening America's enemies
- Army goes to war with National Guard, seizes Apache attack helicopters
- With pot and e-cigarettes, Big Tobacco is just waiting to inhale emerging markets
- U.S. Navy to turn seawater into jet fuel