My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

President, VP observe International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

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http://twitter.com/#!/AprilDRyan/status/467416992853405696 http://twitter.com/#!/jbendery/status/467417512565407746 Is it a White House first? An evolved President Obama has issued a formal statement commemorating Saturday’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, or #IDAHOT. Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they […]

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Good luck! House Dems demand Trump WH turn this info over RIGHT NOW

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President Trump caused quite a stir Friday morning by tweeting this: James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Sean Spicer was asked about potential recordings in Friday’s press briefing: BREAKING: White House refuses to […]

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Show time! White House’s adjustment to counterterrorism strategy is ‘quintessential Obama’

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A Politico article outlining President Obama’s priorities for his final year in office contains this tidbit about how the White House plans to adjust its approach to counterterrorism in 2016: No change in policy, just more theater surrounding the existing policy? No kidding!

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Cher fears if Bernie Sanders is president the GOP will block his ‘great ideas’

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Cher’s first choice for president this year is Hillary Clinton: However, the singer would also like to #FeelTheBern, except without a GOP congress: We could only hope so.

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Former ‘Rosie the Riveters’ visit White House

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http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/450744485744349184 A group of former “Rosie the Riveters” visited the White House today “to urge that working women of World War II be remembered,” reports CBS News’ Mark Knoller. https://twitter.com/markknoller/status/450745391861223424 https://twitter.com/CBS11Adrienne/status/450745556076605440 https://twitter.com/jennyrogersDC/status/450746361395552256 https://twitter.com/vintageport014/status/450750992007843841 https://twitter.com/nbcbayarea/status/450698733064552449 https://twitter.com/kpnorcal/status/450722124626276352 “This isn’t about personal glory,” said Phyllis Gould, 92. “I wanted this visit to bring attention to the fact that our generation […]

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Code Pink, American Muslim Alliance welcome home Bowe Bergdahl

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http://twitter.com/#!/codepink/status/476456153178972160 Members of Code Pink gathered in front of the White House today to welcome home Bowe Bergdahl, who is reportedly in a military hospital in Germany. They were joined by representatives of Veterans for Peace, ANSWER Coalition and the American Muslim Alliance. A slightly wider angle shows a rather cozy gathering, with signs calling for an […]

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Let him be clear: WH follows up on president’s ‘no strategy’ remark

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http://twitter.com/#!/lynnsweet/status/505099082281390082 President Obama’s sound bite of the day, “We don’t have a strategy yet” on dealing with ISIS, certainly caught the attention of the White House press corps as well as Twitter. So, supposing the president just chose his words poorly, what is the administration’s strategy to confront ISIS? http://twitter.com/#!/JimAcostaCNN/status/505100862726098944 Ah, he was talking specifically […]

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Politico: Obama White House hearts Al Sharpton, thinks he really ‘gets it’

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http://twitter.com/#!/dcarr25506/status/502875465020112897 We already knew that the Obama White House has an uncomfortably cozy relationship with Al Sharpton. But somehow, it seems even creepier after you read this: http://twitter.com/#!/kenvogel/status/502873535455707136 From Politico: Over the years, the 59-year-old former Brooklyn protest leader turned MSNBC talk-show host has embraced a new identity, one that reflects his evolution from agitator […]

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Veterans Affairs health official resigns; Had already announced retirement

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http://twitter.com/#!/jackiefell/status/467394550894698496 Today, amid growing scandal, VA Secretary Eric Shinseki announced that he’d accepted the resignation of Undersecretary for Health Robert Petzel. http://twitter.com/#!/LeoShane/status/467386438766850049 http://twitter.com/#!/jackiefell/status/467391851386109952 Though Petzel’s resignation was accepted today, long before the scandal broke he’d already announced plans to retire: http://twitter.com/#!/Fishgutts/status/467385430401245184 http://twitter.com/#!/E__Strobel/status/467385610718957568 http://twitter.com/#!/michellemalkin/status/467379582862372865 http://twitter.com/#!/nielslesniewski/status/467379533617049601 In addition to Petzel, the Army Times has called for the […]

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