Open Thread, Tuesday 5 August 2014

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18 Responses to Open Thread, Tuesday 5 August 2014

  1. Knight4GFC says:

    American general reportedly assassinated in ‘green-on-blue’ shooting at Afghan army training base
    http://www.foxnews.com/world/2014/08/05/man-in-afghan-army-uniform-shoots-at-foreign-troops-causing-casualties/

  2. Knight4GFC says:

    The Ebola Reston virus jumped quickly from room to room… Ebola apparently drifted through the building’s air-handling ducts

    The True Story of Ebola in Reston, Virginia
    http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/65053

  3. Pistol Pete says:

    Tea Party-backed candidates look for Cantor-style upsets in Senate races this week
    The first test will come Tuesday, when Dr. Milton Wolf tries to end Kansas GOP Sen. Pat Roberts’ 33-year run in Congress.
    Roberts, a three-term senator first elected to the House in 1981, still holds a double-digit lead in the polls, in a race where the candidates’ gaffes and miscues appear as wacky as they are damaging.
    Another Tea Party showdown is expected this coming Thursday in Tennessee where Republican state lawmaker Joe Carr is trying to unseat incumbent GOP Sen. Lamar Alexander.

    After Dave Brat stunned Cantor the GOP fatcats found out:hey,these rubes are serious.When the power of incumbency isn’t enough they have other ways to hold on to their power.Ask Chris McDaniel.
    Roberts and Alexander are probably both pretty safe.
    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/05/tea-party-candidates-look-to-extend-wins/

  4. Pistol Pete says:

    Meet The Female Thad Cochran: Rea Scharnhorst
    On the heels of Thad Cochran’s shameful campaigning in Mississippi meet Rea Scharnhorst, who attempted to portray her black conservative opponent, Shamed Dogan, as a thug in mailers sent around her prospective district. Scharnhorst is running in Missouri’s 98th district to claim the seat being vacated by her termed-out husband, Dwight Scharnhorst. Scharnhorst is ranked #9 in lobbyist spending.
    Only liberals think elective office is a birthright to be handed down through the family.
    http://danaloeschradio.com/meet-the-female-thad-chochran-rea-scharnhorst/#sthash.LnExWKc1.dpuf

    • barnslayer says:

      And just like they did with Cochran the NRA has given this piece of work a higher rating.
      Taken from the NRA-PVF Missouri.
      District 98
      Shamed Dogan (R)
      Grade: B+
      Status: Candidate

      Rea Scharnhorst (R)
      Grade: AQ
      Status: Candidate

      Carol Veillette (R)
      Grade: AQ
      Status: Candidate

    • texan59 says:

      I was gonna challenge your last point Pete, but after thinking it through, I concede the Bush’s are lib’s in a nice fitting suit. My bad. 🙄

      • Pistol Pete says:

        Cases in point:the Carnahans in Missouri,the Landrieu’s in Louisiana,Kennedy’s in Mass.(the most egregious) the D’allessandros(Pelosi) in Maryland,Conyers and Dingells in Michigan and anybody named Madigan or Stroger here in Illinois.

  5. Pistol Pete says:

    World Burns… Obama To Party With Lionel Richie At White House…

    Bozo is hosting a dinner for his African tyrant homies.The food and the entertainment are always first class.Who cares about the people?He’s just havin’ fun.
    http://weaselzippers.us/195447-world-burns-obama-to-party-with-lionel-richie-at-white-house/

    Obama Schedule || Tuesday, August 5, 2014
    by KEITH KOFFLER on AUGUST 4, 2014, 9:48 PM
    10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
    12:30 pm || Lunch with Biden
    2:45 pm || Delivers remarks and participates in the U.S.-Africa Business Forum
    4:45 pm || Meets with Secretary of Defense Hagel
    9:30 pm || Hosts a dinner at the White House for African heads of state

    All times Eastern

  6. texan59 says:

    Heh! Who knew there were life-hacks before the interwebs. 🙂

    http://madworldnews.com/9-life-hacks-100-years-old-still-actually-work/

  7. texan59 says:

    A Texas deposition. 😆

  8. Heard some amazing music at Sarah’s Irish Pub tonight in Phoebus, VA.

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