My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

#Whiteness: UMUC prof lauds Touré’s callous ‘power of whiteness’ tweet

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http://twitter.com/#!/hope_and_chains/status/469986669069086720 MSNBC host Touré earned himself a deserved Twitter drubbing this week when he attributed the success of a Holocaust survivor to “the power of whiteness.” It’s academic that someone from higher education would agree with Touré’s assessment, and Donald Earl Collins of the University of Maryland University College stepped up to fill the role, […]

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Tone deaf: First dogs Bo and Sunny Obama dine like 1 percenters [photo]

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http://twitter.com/#!/iowahawkblog/status/433037138980925440 President Obama’s state dinner with French President Francois Hollande doesn’t take place until Tuesday, but that didn’t stop White House dogs Bo and Sunny taking their place at the dining table early. Michelle Obama tweeted the picture Monday, and while the photographer certainly has a good eye, some wondered if the first lady wasn’t being […]

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Dana Perino: President made right call not addressing nation on beheading

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http://twitter.com/#!/UncleSammy007/status/506892825477521409 While Fox News host Greta van Susteren thought the president might make some statement about the reported beheading of journalist Steven Sotloff before departing for Europe, “The Five’s” Dana Perino thinks that President Obama made the right call. http://twitter.com/#!/dirkdiggler1/status/506892723870113792 That too. http://twitter.com/#!/Larry_Kelly/status/506894221027319808 Most disagreed with Perino’s premise, though. http://twitter.com/#!/RightGlockMom/status/506893776531750912 http://twitter.com/#!/Firemdc780/status/506896924528898049 http://twitter.com/#!/HzmtH1/status/506900236158402561 http://twitter.com/#!/buddmann/status/506892682061287425    

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‘If only we’d let him be clear’! Politico offers insight into Obama’s ‘Bush hangover’

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http://twitter.com/#!/MichaelBlum3/status/478651409873637376 Poor, poor President Obama. He just can’t catch a break! http://twitter.com/#!/JohnEkdahl/status/478649880718483456 From Politico: The rising chaos in Iraq — and the blame game over who’s responsible — are the latest reminders that halfway through his own second term, he’s still often more consumed by dealing with the legacy of President George W. Bush than […]

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Sally Kohn seeks specifics (from GOP) on how to handle Ukraine crisis

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http://twitter.com/#!/sallykohn/status/440653517993545729 Asking for a friend, huh? We have an official photo showing that President Obama spent 90 minutes on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, although rumor has it he was on hold for the first 87. But what would Republicans have him do, huh? Sally Kohn needs a specific answer; until then, stop […]

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Obama won’t like this truth-telling on the ISIS war from Eugene Robinson

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http://twitter.com/#!/EdMorrissey/status/521979626466607104 Is President Obama starting to lose even his top cheerleaders in the MSM? Could be. Here’s Eugene Robinson who in his WaPost column today pulls no punches in his criticism of President Obama’s strategy against ISIS in Syria and Iraq: @ron_fournier What. @Eugene_Robinson is criticizing Obama? Never thought I'd see the day. — Eileen […]

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‘Brutal’: Megyn Kelly ‘shreds’ Jen Psaki on Iraq SOFA [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/EwingNielsC/status/517856160263991296 Things didn’t go Jen Psaki’s way tonight. She was a guest on The Kelly File to defend the administration’s failed policies in Iraq. She found herself not only arguing against Megyn Kelly but also President Obama’s former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. MUST SEE: Megyn Kelly SHREDS Jen Psaki over Obama not leaving troops […]

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‘Affordable my butt’! POTUS suggests cutting back on cable, cell service could help you pay Obamacare [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/hale_razor/status/443781302597472256 That’s basically the gist of President Obama’s recent suggestion. Last week, he participated in a town hall event geared toward the Hispanic community. One of the questions for him came from a man with a $36,000 annual income, who feels that his minimum monthly premium under Obamacare is too much for him. After offering […]

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‘Mark this day!’ Merry milestone? Check out Obama’s RCP polling [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/baseballcrank/status/407906574569455616 Oh my! Christmas has come early! http://twitter.com/#!/Lockestep1776/status/407943926834659328 President Obama’s poll numbers continue to crash and burn. http://twitter.com/#!/EEElverhoy/status/407923448476733440 Heh. http://twitter.com/#!/fightorfight/status/407935925201555456 Ding, ding, ding! Incompetence plus lying pants on fire equals eyes being opened. But this polling is especially significant. Here’s why: http://twitter.com/#!/baseballcrank/status/407909314678906880 Precisely. Is there any hope (and change. Snicker) for Sad Obama? http://twitter.com/#!/JammieWF/status/407933817110818816 Gasping! […]

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Can airstrikes alone stop an ISIS ‘massacre’ of Kurds in Kobani?

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http://twitter.com/#!/blakehounshell/status/519431388991606785 There are multiple reports out this morning of coalition aircraft hitting ISIS targets in and around the Kurdish town of Kobani, located on the Syria-Turkey border: U.S. military and partner nation forces have conducted 9 air strikes in #Iraq & #Syria thus far today, including 5 IVO of #Kobane, Syria. — Brett McGurk (@brett_mcgurk) […]

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