IDF, Netanyahu remember former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, dead at 85 [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/ofirgendelman/status/421990646103015424 Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon died on Saturday at the age of 85. He had been comatose since suffering a stroke in 2006. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called him “a great warrior and military leader” whose “memory will live forever in the nation’s heart.” The official Israel Defense Forces Twitter account remembered Sharon as a “courageous […]

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Obama tells worker wage increase needed to offset cut hours due to O-care

http://twitter.com/#!/crousselle/status/429336605082787840 At a Google Hangout question and answer session, a worker told President Obama that his hours had been cut due to Obamacare. Obama’s solution? http://twitter.com/#!/bennyjohnson/status/429336301654253568 What? http://twitter.com/#!/mjrod/status/429342837394526208 Obama has economic advisors? Raise the minimum wage to counter the economic effects of Obamacare? How about just repealing for starters? http://twitter.com/#!/TheRealPebo/status/429348251935178752 There really is no deciphering […]

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Obama’s excuse for rampant illegal immigration is quite the #SelfIndictment

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http://twitter.com/#!/profpundit/status/483689747584663552 All this time, we’ve been wondering how illegal immigration has gotten so bad. At this afternoon’s press conference, President Obama revealed the answer: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/483689081034260481 Oh, so that’s what it is. Well, rules are hard … and nobody understands that better than the reluctant rule breaker in chief: QFE: "The system is so broken that […]

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News to us! Jay Carney says Obama learned of VA scandal from media reports [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/JayCaruso/status/468451610214285313 A pretty lousy kind — and, according to press secretary Jay Carney, the kind that’s currently occupying the White House. Confronted about the developing Veterans Affairs scandal during today’s press briefing, Carney reassured the press corps — and thus the country — that President Obama only found out about it recently. From the news, natch: http://twitter.com/#!/webbersteinhoff/status/468450431459667968 Transcript: […]

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Darrell Issa subpoenas John Kerry; Citizens request fresh Hillary testimony

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Dear @DarrellIssa Why subpoena John Kerry and not Hillary? He wasn't even peripheral to #Benghazi She was all over it. #priorities — FredZeppelin (@FredZeppelin12) May 02, 2014 Rep. Trey Gowdy will reportedly head up a House special select committee on Benghazi. That news comes the same day that Rep. Darrell Issa, head of the House […]

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‘Proud socialist’ Kshama Sawant joins ‘McPoverty’ picket line in Seattle

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http://twitter.com/#!/workingwa/status/436621686138748929 The same group that turned a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march into a protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage was at it again today in Seattle, Wash., calling for a one-day citywide boycott of McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King. http://twitter.com/#!/workingwa/status/434371885791711232 Council member Kshama Sawant, who describes herself as a proud socialist, again […]

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‘Calm down, America’: Joan Walsh assures us we’re no less safe than before 9/11

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http://twitter.com/#!/jgagnone/status/509745275460935681 A lot of us are understandably concerned about the threats posed by ISIS and other terrorist fanatics. But Joan Walsh thinks we’re just victims of “hype and fear”: http://twitter.com/#!/joanwalsh/status/509744459928453120 Here’s more of her trademark of common sense: Both the CNN and NBC polls indicate that the single biggest factor behind the surge of fear […]

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Joe Biden’s pledge to follow ISIS ‘to the gates of hell’ dosed with reality

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http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/507225569629458433 Joe Biden did some tough talking this morning: http://twitter.com/#!/Carter_Cattle/status/507222236303212544 President Obama has said his administration doesn’t have a strategy in place to deal with the ISIS threat, but Joe Biden knows exactly what he’d like to see happen: http://twitter.com/#!/douglasernst/status/507234712864423936 In other words, Biden was like this, shotgun and all: http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/507203478595194880 However, Iowahawk and others […]

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‘Irony is dead’: Matt Yglesias has a bit of a self-awareness problem

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http://twitter.com/#!/Slublog/status/522763922345295872 Welp, JuiceVox-ers gonna JuiceVox! Everything is political. Even Ebola. Even shark attacks. Because people are dumb. http://t.co/7hgSyPOpDz — Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 16, 2014 Bless. His. Heart. It's adorable when @mattyglesias calls other people dumb. pic.twitter.com/2h1iisM5IP — Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 16, 2014 I'm sure that you completely missed the irony of this tweet […]

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