Posts Tagged ‘joyner

08
May
13

This and That

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ThinkProgress: The “whistleblowers” at today’s House Oversight Committee hearing on what really happened in Benghazi, Libya last September were supposed to break the dam that would lead to President Obama’s eventual downfall, in the eyes of conservatives. Instead, these witness actually served to debunk several theories that the right-wing has pushed on Benghazi, leaving the hearing a fizzle for the GOP…..

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Photo by Pete Souza

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Charles Pierce: There has been quite a bit of hemming and hawing about the death penalty recently. Six states in six years — Maryland most recently, thanks to Esquire’s favorite BFF, Martin O’Malley — have abolished it. Ah, but that’s not to reckon with the great state of Florida, which this week will decide to grease the wheels of state-sanctioned killing, thanks to Governor Rick Scott, who really doesn’t have fk-all to lose at this point.

Governor Bat Boy is poised to sign the Timely Justice Act — Somebody grab Orwell before he throws himself off a cloud — which will restrict the right of Death Row inmates to appeal their sentences. The bill was passed through the legislature with the usual cool reason that we’ve come to expect from Republican state legislatures since the voters of the several states decided to make monkeyhouses out of them in 2010…..

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First lady Michelle Obama speaks about the nation’s libraries and museums before handing out the 2013 National Medals for Museum and Library Service to recipients in the East Room of the White House, May 8

Text of the First Lady’s remarks here

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A short-ish This and That, more in the morning.

26
Feb
13

First Lady Michelle Obama on The Tom Joyner Morning Show

Back in a while with an update or two

05
Dec
12

This and That – and a Heads Up

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Coverage of the closing session has started at White House live, so just in case PBO starts early …..

White House live * CBS * CNN

Updated with video – see above!

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LA Times

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President Obama speaks at the Business Roundtable while Boeing Chief Executive Officer James McNerney listens, December 5

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