January 16, 2018

Plot to Poison Boehner…Wait For It….GASP!

“Michael Robert Hoyt, 44, was indicted Jan. 7 on charges of threatening to murder the congressman in a plot police said included poisoning his drink at a country club.”<<<Read More>>>

LOONEY TUNES!

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First Ever Muslim Named to Intelligence Committee

“Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced in a closed-door meeting Tuesday she would name the first Muslim lawmaker to the House’s Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.”<<<Read More>>>

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Justice Department Still Want Petraeus’ Head

“The F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against David H. Petraeus, contending that he provided classified information to a lover while he was director of the C.I.A., officials said, and leaving Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to decide whether to seek an indictment that could send the pre-eminent military officer of his generation to prison.”<<<Read More>>>

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The Lady Wore Blue Jeans

“City Hall has a new cop feud on its hands — only this time with the fashion police.

“The outfit First Lady Chirlane McCray wore to the funeral of a slain Brooklyn cop — which appeared to some to be jeans — prompted so much criticism that the designer who created it came forward to deny the denim charges, and defend the pick as appropriate for the somber occasion.”<<<Read More>>>

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Muslims “Avenge” the Prophet, Kill 11

“Two masked men, reportedly armed with guns and a rocket-propelled grenade, shouted “we have avenged the prophet” as they attacked.”<<<Read More>>>

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New Website Feature

Dear Readers:

I guess that being that it is a new year, according to the calendar anyway, it must be time to make changes to my website. Of course my intent is to always make improvements and I always welcome readers’ feedback.

I decided to shorten up the displayed archive of “Open Threads” and add a new section under it called “Distractions.” Submissions to the this column may appear as simple news articles. However, when I, as editor, determine that certain news items are intended deliberately as nothing more than a distraction away from the truth, I will post it here instead of in the “Politics” section… or both.

And, as always, I encourage readers to send me items they might find that they believe would fit here and in other categories. I review all suggestions and pick those I think work the best.

Thanks and I hope you enjoy finding interesting subject matter here.

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