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Joe Lieberman as SecDef Checkmates Ace McCain’s “Shadow War Cabinet”

Joe Lieberman as SecDef Checkmates Ace McCain’s “Shadow War Cabinet”

Ted Cruz, like a stopped clock or a blind squirrel, has an idea about Chuck Hagel’s successor. Cruz called the Democrat-turned-independent former senator a “strong option.” “We need a Secretary of Defense who is squarely focused on defending the national security interests of the United States, first and foremost, and especially preventing a bad deal over Iran’s nuclear weapons program that could do irreparable harm to us and our allies. One strong option would be former Sen. Joe Lieberman, a member of the President’s own party with deep experience and unshakable commitment to the security of the United States. I urge the President to give him full and fair consideration for this critical position,” Cruz said Monday in a prepared…

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) Has An Idea For The Healing

Congressman Peter King (R-NY) Has An Idea For The Healing

Congressman Peter King, who is running for the presidency in 2016, has an idea. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) suggested Tuesday that President Obama should invite Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson to the White House for a chat. “I think it would be very helpful if President Obama went and met with the police officer or invited him to the White House and said, ‘You’ve gone through four months of smear and slander and the least we can do is tell you that it’s unfortunate that it happened and thank you for doing your job.’ And then try to bring the communities together,” King said in an interview with Fox Business News. I hope Witness #40 can also attend. And…

No Voting For You, 40,000 Georgians

No Voting For You, 40,000 Georgians

The state of Georgia — in the United States. Not the country of Georgia, in case you were wondering. On Tuesday, Judge Christopher Brasher of the Fulton County Superior Court denied a petition from civil rights advocates to force Georgia’s Secretary of State to process an estimated 40,000 voter registrations that have gone missing from the public database. Though early voting is well underway in the state, Judge Brasher called the lawsuit “premature,” and said it was based on “merely set out suspicions and fears that the [state officials] will fail to carry out their mandatory duties.” In the most brazen not-in-Texas voter suppression this cycle, a Republican-appointed judge has agreed with the Republican Secretary of State in Georgia (the…