Some humor to get things started:
breaking bad is the only cooking show i like— Andy Levy (@andylevy) August 12, 2013
Whitey Bulger Verdict Interrupted By Ben Affleck Shouting Commands From Director’s Chair In Balcony http://t.co/3ImE4kmzTG— The Onion (@TheOnion) August 13, 2013
Tebow: "Hey Tom, get me anything for my birthday?" Brady: "Yep. Sundays off through February"— Fake SportsCenter (@FakeSportsCentr) August 14, 2013
So, that Missouri state fair rodeo clown that wore the Obama mask... We know it was so last week but at the time, it was sucking all the oxygen out of the room much to the joy of the President's supporters who have not found much to be happy about in another summer of discontent.
Still record-low labor participation rate, but, but... #ObamaMaskClown— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 14, 2013
http://t.co/1Q1RoDGLrv WaPo duly notes that rodeos in the heartland tend to be white and rightward-leaning.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 16, 2013
How many Klan rallies do these Democrats attend for them to say everything is like a Klan rally? #MoStateFair— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) August 12, 2013
FREE MUMIA JAIL RODEO CLOWN— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) August 13, 2013
Not a parody: MO State Fair now demanding all rodeo clowns show proof of sensitivity training http://t.co/1hWZ5OR6eC— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) August 14, 2013
If we don't send the dissident rodeo clowns to re-education camps, the terrorists win http://t.co/1hWZ5OR6eC— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) August 14, 2013
Elon Musk was in the news last week when he unveiled very nascent plans for his Hyperloop transportation system in the Central Valley that would use tubed pods and magnetism to scoot people from San Fran and Los Angeles and visa versa in 30 minutes.
Hey, that has a ring of familiarity to it...
@deanriehm you need football worse than I do— JD (@Psudrozz) August 13, 2013
That ain't no lie.
ObamaCare... always with the ObamaCare and always with the ObamaCare delays, waivers and exemptions. This time, a one-year delay of the health insurance out-of-pocket expense caps:
http://t.co/IuuES8Xqci The phrase '...but under a little noticed ruling..." should not exist in a constitutional republic.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 13, 2013
http://t.co/IuuES8Xqci So, just which part of his "signature piece of legislation" does Preezy intend on implementing/enforcing?— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 13, 2013
Seemingly, all "popular" aspects of #ObamaCare being delayed. The unpopular ones...? Right on schedule!— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 13, 2013
Here's some comforting news:
Don't worry, everyone: James Clapper is going to do a really independent - and super-honest- review of NSA spying http://t.co/f32E6sXJ1N— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) August 12, 2013
MSNBC not even trying anymore:
Getting ready for some football and asking the questions that need to be asked:
The NSA spying scandal isn't going anywhere especially when the Commander-in-Chief has been less than truthful about it:
NSA breaks privacy rules thousands of times each year http://t.co/E9ISvKHlmB" If u aren't mor of a limited gov type u haven't bn paying attn— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 16, 2013
The sexual assault crisis in our armed forces, if nothing else, provides the perfect opportunity for some grandstanding. Unfortunately, said grandstanding has had some actual, real-world negative consequences:
Middle East peace talks are the ultimate foreign policy make-work program:
ME peace talks are funny. Not funny 'ha-ha" but funny like one side wants to see the other side wiped off face of the planet funny.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 15, 2013
Team O has asked courts to be able to go through cell phone records of people police have arrested without obtaining a warrant. Hey, only a liberal Democrat could further the cause of the surveillance state.
From freaking out about pouring water on faces of 3 terrorists to silence and/or support of drone strikes and spying today. #change— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 18, 2013
http://t.co/BTUt70rA8d Shorter Feds to Lavbit: "You'll be facing criminal charges if u don't stay open for business so we can spy on ppl."— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 18, 2013
http://t.co/3FOKsz87Ws Can't wait until there's an (R) back in the Oval Office & currently worthless "progressives" will start caring again.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 19, 2013
http://t.co/380x1f3fAG They told me if I voted 4 Romney it would be a vote 4 an unprecedented assault on civ. liberties & they were right.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 19, 2013
The Greenwald mentioned below is the NSA whistleblower.
Finally, the pro-Filner crowd had there little rally downtown on Monday afternoon. "Due process" seemed to be the ubiquitous chant for our hometown's disgraceful creeper:
Don't worry, #Filner supporters, at the end of the day, dude will have due process coming out his ears. There will be no shortage of it.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 19, 2013
Hi, #Filner supporters. Rest easy... You better flippin' believe your boy is going to get him some due process.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) August 19, 2013
OK, that's it for today. Take care, y'all.