Hmmm: Navy “fires” commander of sailors captured by Iran

Accountability matters, especially in the military — and the US Navy just delivered some internal accountability for the capture of sailors by Iran. NBC, ABC, and other news agencies report that the Navy has “fired” Commander Eric Rasch , the executive officer of the sailors in the embarrassing January […] Click here to view original post

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Mark your calendars: Obama administration preparing immigration raids in May and June

Nothing contributes to the success of raids like … advance warning . Right? Reuters got an exclusive look at an internal DHS memo detailing plans to conduct immigration-violation raids to detain and deport absconders, mainly women and children from Central America. The operation will certainly have some questioning the […] Click here to view original post

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“Mr. Trump? Call From Hugo Chavez…”

First thing: Trump technically is correct that the government can print money to prevent default, as the Treasury Department controls the printing presses. But as a practical matter, it’d be nearly impossible to churn out enough $100 bills to make the annual debt service payment of $220 billion. That […] Click here to view original post

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Sources tell Gizmodo that Facebook routinely gundecked “conservative” news – spiking it from the “trending” news section, even if it was legitimately, y’know, trending (and buffing up stories that management wanted pushed): These new allegations emerged after Gizmodo last week revealed details about the inner workings of Facebook’s trending […] Click here to view original post

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What Did Malcolm X Know That Nekima Levy-Pounds Doesn’t?

Rapper Azealea Banks noted something has been screechingly obvious for decades , to anyone who’s not competely left-addled: On Saturday afternoon, singer Azealia Banks expressed her support for the GOP candidate in a spree of tweets, kicking off the conversation with, “I REALLY want Donald Trump to win the […] Click here to view original post

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