August 28, 2012
Note to self: "God Bless The USA" is a crowd pleaser at any Republican party.
Within minutes of Mitt Romney officially winning the Republican nomination, the Facebook page for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints posted a blunt reminder that it is "politically diverse."
Last week, France's President Francois Hollande stripped the designer of his Legion of Honor medal. Here's why that matters.
The unseated Maine delegates didn't get what they wanted, and the whole delegation walked out. Romney and Paul brass united in their irritation: They're "acting like three-year-old children."
"Their only goal in life is to cause harm to the United States. So why do we want them here, either legally or illegally," Arizona Republican candidate Gabriela Saucedo Mercer said in a 2011 interview.
Now that the Curiosity rover is good and settled, it's starting to take in some scenery. This batch of images if both clear and exceptionally Earth-like.
Small business woman Sher Valenzuela, who is running for Lt. Governor in Delaware, is giving a primetime speech tonight at the "We Build It" themed day of the Republican convention. Valenzuela gave a PowerPoint-presentation to the Wilmington Women In Business forum in April entirely focused on working with the government to get government contracts to build your business. Media Matters also found she gave a similar presentation again in May.
If there wasn't photographic evidence, you'd never believe this tale. Plus, cats that hate inspirational quotes and old time home remedies that were ridiculously bad for you.
Get over here! The most unrealistic part of this amazingly well choreographed fan film is Ryu. Everyone knows he just stands in the corner of the screen and spams hadoken.
A traditional religious view is also on message.
Hey! Listen! For twenty-six years, the silent Link has been perfecting his skills to save Hyrule.
It's been a tough year and a half.
This is too good: "51 percent of respondents, including a majority of Millennials, believe stormy weather can interfere with cloud computing... One in five Americans (22 percent) admit that theyâ€™ve pretended to know what the cloud is or how it works." Every major tech company uses this term in marketing, and yet nobody knows or cares what it means. (via @dannosowitz)
Spoiler: Yes, Mark Halperin really told this joke on Morning Joe today. No, it didn't bomb as hard as my selective editing makes it look here.
David Brooks regrets your sense of humor.
Citing the hurricane and the timing of the Democratic convention, Stuart Stevens says, "All bets are off."
Why'd it have to be an axe factory? The epic ending to The Promise trilogy is getting a little Jedi Spirit-y up in here.
And one photographer used their worn out shoes as a way to remember nine months of terror and trauma. Plus, a cell phone thief gets hit by karma and Gabby Douglas talks about being bullied.
"He's become a very consistent supporter of the embargo."
The candidate's wife says the hardest part of tonight's speech will be sticking to the script.
In a farcical scene, one protester after another stood up to shout at Rubio while he gave a breakfast speech. "Is there anyone else who'd like to give their opinion?"
Their most powerful weapon, a top aide says. "We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact checkers," says Newhouse.
Social media and news sites have been abuzz over an amazing image supposedly tropical storm Isaac. The picture was actually taken by an amateur in Brunei but that hasn't stopped people from using to to illustrate all kinds of weird things over the years.
Aeroflot, Russia's largest airline, is currently running a tourism billboard in Brussels that isn't very inviting.
"It's going well," says Kaufman.
Politicians' obsession with the middle class means neither party talks about, or to, the poor anymore. The apathy is mutual.
A vote of confidence for the grassroots dissenters. And a headache for Team Romney.