Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) complained on Fox News yesterday, “All [President Obama] does is go out and make speeches” instead of negotiating with lawmakers like him. Around the same time, on “Meet the Press,” Republican strategist Mike Murphy argued that the president should “stop the speeches” and “stop the politicization.” Also on “Meet the Press,” Republican pundit Michael Gerson complained about the “outside game [Obama’s] been pursuing,” in which the president hits the road, “beating up on the Congress.”
It’s not exactly subtle: Obama’s GOP detractors aren’t happy about the president taking his message directly to the public though outside-the-beltway events.
Then again, it appears the White House doesn’t much care. When Obama delivered a big speech on preventing gun violence, he did so not in Washington, but in Minnesota. When he spoke on immigration reform, the president skipped D.C. and traveled to Las Vegas.
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Got your hand caught in the sprinkle jar? It still doesn’t compare to getting caught with sprinkles all over your face.
Erica Boarman’s three-year-old son, John, has guts. When confronted by his mom about whether he ate the sprinkles or not, he adamantly denies everything with his face covered in the sweet stuff with wide-eyed eyes.
Though the video was only uploaded five days ago, it has garnered over 1 million views on YouTube since with only the doe-eyed face a three-year old could charmingly pull off. Seriously, what’s not to love?
A group of American survivalists have proposed the construction of a medieval, fortress-style community in northeast Idaho, reports the Associated Press. The group’s website is calling for “patriotic Americans” to come live together in accordance with Thomas Jefferson’s ideal of Rightful Liberty in this new compound, which it calls The Citadel. It plans to bring 3,500 – 7,000 families together in a remote area about 70 miles southeast of Spokane in Washington State.
Christian Kerodin, the man behind the plan, is a convicted felon who spent 30 months in federal prison after being convicted in 2004 of extortion and illegal possession of a firearm. He was arrested for posing as a counterterrorism expert and attempting to force a shopping mall to hire him to improve security, writes the New York Daily News.
Kerodin presents the Citadel as…
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