My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

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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You did build that? White House announces first-ever Maker Faire

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http://twitter.com/#!/Keith_Milliron/status/430452451800403969 It turns out the president wants you to build “that” after all. Inspired by Joey Hudy’s marshmallow cannon at the 2012 White House Science Fair, the Obama administration has announced the first-ever White House Maker Faire. http://twitter.com/#!/WhiteHouse/status/430449078405955586 According to the White House, the Maker Faire will be “an opportunity to highlight both the remarkable stories of Makers […]

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President Obama has ‘full confidence’ in the Secret Service

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http://twitter.com/#!/edhenryTV/status/513456395409457152 Mark Knoller of CBS reports on the latest developments after security breeches at the White House yesterday and today: Secret Service Director orders beefed up patrols and surveillance along Pennsylvania Ave fence line at White House – site of fence jumping. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 20, 2014 Further, USSS Dir Julia Pierson orders immediate comprehensive […]

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White House Correspondents Association bemoans lack of access to president

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http://twitter.com/#!/bpshow/status/438490475629395968 A panel of reporters at the 100th anniversary of the White House Correspondents Association agreed that “the most transparent administration ever” has offered the least access to the president in memory. http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/438489904755249153 http://twitter.com/#!/AamerISmad/status/438490501487271936 What’s the solution, then? It appears there isn’t one, unless President Obama undergoes a fundamental transformation himself. http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/438492234145865728 Why would he start […]

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