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Women in Combat, It’s a Croc

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Women to the Front: Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is expected to announce today that he is lifting the ban on women in combat. It may take until 2016 to integrate women into all aspects of the military, including front …

Hillary: “It’s personal”, Nebraska Wants Pipe

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

National: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became somewhat emotional this morning testifying about the attack on the Benghazi consulate. “For me, this is not just a matter of policy, it’s personal,” she said.  So far there have been no revelations …

Inaugural Finery, French Push Rebels

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Put on Your Red Dress: Michelle Obama once again exercised her right to bare arms, appearing at the inaugural balls in a sleeveless ruby red dress designed by Taiwan-born Jason Wu. The Obamas danced to songs sung by Jennifer Hudson …

Obama on the Mall, Algeria Bodycount, Bro Bowl

Monday, January 21, 2013

Inauguration Day, Martin Luther King Day 2nd Term, Day 1: President Obama was given a ceremonial swearing in at the Capitol this morning … he was officially sworn yesterday.  The President gave a speech edged with political content, speaking up …

Algeria Aftermath,Obama Swears, Gun Day

Sunday, January 20, 2013

World:  Algerian forces today were still defusing mines and booby traps at a remote desert natural gas complex in eastern Algeria. The final special forces assault ended with at least 23 hostages and 32 Islamist militants dead over a four-day …

Gas Complex Re-Taken, Bolshoi Acid Attack

Saturday, January 19, 2013

World: Algerian special forces say they have re-taken that desert natural gas complex, killing 11 Islamist militants. Seven hostages are reported to have died. With 18 gunmen already reported dead, numbers remain unclear as to the total of casualties in …

Terrorists Hold Gas Plant; Lance Lies, Or Not

Friday, January 18, 2013

World: The situation at a remote gas facility in the Algerian desert is still uncertain and unresolved. As many as 650 people escaped after the attack by Islamist militants, authorities say, but an undisclosed number is still being held hostage. …

Desert Terror, Dreamliner Grounded, Obama Orders

Thursday, January 17, 2013

World: At least 35 hostages may have been killed in a military operation to re-take a foreign-operated natural gas field in the eastern Algerian desert that was over run by Islamic militants on Tuesday. Exact numbers are hard to nail …

Assault Weapons, Sandy Aid, Rebels On the Run

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Guns: President Obama today proposed a new ban on assault weapons, a ten-round magazine limit, and universal background checks for all gun sales, including at gun shows. The President, and Vice President Biden, spoke to an audience that included parents …

Armstrong Admits Doping, NY Gets Strict

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

National: Former international cycling champion Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah Winfrey that he had used performance-enhancing drugs, Winfrey confirms. The seven-time winner of the Tour de France had for years fought legal battles against doping accusations and denounced former riding …