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Observed in Meet the Press Bathroom
Brendon Ayanbadejo, formerly a professional football player for the Ravens, and other teams, posted this ...
WheninRome 01/29/2015 21 21 - -
Blaine Young Tries to Steal Back His Thunder From Kirby Delauter
This very day, Bethany Rodgers [the reporter that got the order from Kirby Delauter not to use his name while journalizing, without his express permission] tweets: Why is this interesting, you ...
WheninRome 01/12/2015 13 6 - -
Wherein Kirby Delauter Asserts 1st Amendment and Threatens Reporter With Lawsuit if His Name is Used
Nope. This is not fiction. One Kirby Delauter, recently elected to Frederick County, Maryland's 5th District County Council seat has a tantrum on Facebook and it goes global. #3 on twitter trending..
WheninRome 01/06/2015 84 73 2 -
Local Sheriff Heads To Texas For "Immigration Reform" Junket.
Sheriff Chuck Jenkins of Frederick County, Maryland Sheriff Chuck Jenkins, of Frederick County Maryland, just one county away from DC, is going to Texas to get some info on the border issues. ...
WheninRome 07/15/2014 5 8 - -
Help Me Out If You Have a Few Seconds
I am running for County Council District 2 in Frederick County Maryland. We are having the inaugural election for a newly minted Charter Government, which was a regular slate of 5 Commissioners. I ...
WheninRome 03/15/2014 27 27 2 -
Update: Video Available, Link Added. Ed Schultz Comes Out Emphatically Against KXL
5:00 EST this 5th day of March, 2014 on THE ED SHOW. Ed started out on the fence and maybe slightly in favor, maybe leaning because of Governor Schweitzer and Bakken, but he made a herculean stab ...
WheninRome 03/05/2014 16 18 - -
Breaking: UAW Appeals Outside Interference In Union Representation Election
Filing can be viewed here:
WheninRome 02/21/2014 129 285 4 -
Nilibuster? Those on Mt. Doofus in the domed building are farting thunderbolts in our general direction. Us lowly pawns are down here in the dirt with no national parks or panda cams or ...
WheninRome 10/01/2013 1 - - -
er.........wait a damn minute, what?
The Camp Pendleton Speech by POTUS was on and I was listening. There's a lot of bellicose talk going on there along with salutations for those lost in the quagmires. Hoorah! Nevermind suicide rates ...
WheninRome 08/08/2013 12 8 - -
Impeach Obama
it black handwritten caps on white poster board. Right at the place where you turn into the newly minted Sheetz on 85. On the other side of the entrance is a table with a brightly ...
WheninRome 08/05/2013 12 1 - -
I mean really, Anthony......
I've been married for almost 25 years. My husband has made some mistakes. The most notable of which was after sawing through a maple tree limb and getting the saw stuck, he grabbed the branch, hung ...
WheninRome 07/23/2013 117 15 - -
CNN: Juror Answering Questions from Anderson Cooper
On TV now. Juror B37. Juror says: Rachel Jeantel not believable. Says Jeantel didn't want to be there and was embarrassed of her lack of education Screams on 911 tape were George Zimmerman.
WheninRome 07/15/2013 59 8 - -
Humor is truth. Sometimes it is not funny.
WheninRome 06/25/2013 5 3 - -
How to Fit 1,000 Terabytes on a DVD
In Nature Communications today, we, along with Richard Evans from CSIRO, show how we developed a new technique to enable the data capacity of a single DVD to increase from 4.7 gigabytes up to one ...
WheninRome 06/20/2013 11 6 - -
So How Much Does All This Cost?
We should really HAVE this debate. How much for all of the PRISM Blarney Total Information Awareness complex? I really want to know because we can't have Holder wasting his precious time getting ...
WheninRome 06/07/2013 7 6 1 -
Orphan Black; Phenomenal TV
You're on the train platform and you see a woman upset. She carefully steps out of her pumps, takes her coat off and lays her purse on the platform. You walk toward her cagily to see what she might ...
WheninRome 05/23/2013 12 4 - -
Coburn to Seek Aid For OK By Offsetting
Coburn spokesman John Hart on Monday evening confirmed that the senator will seek to ensure that any additional funding for tornado disaster relief in Oklahoma be offset by cuts to federal spending ...
WheninRome 05/20/2013 20 8 - -
Happy Mother's Day
WheninRome 05/12/2013 6 4 - -
Your Mother was a Mudder
and she had some class. Mylute looks like a black while Itsmyluckyday is a dark dark bay and has that large "Slew" physique. I like the name 'Orb'. And then there's Frac Daddy and Palace Malice. ...
WheninRome 05/04/2013 7 2 - -
How About a Sequester?
Since we are at a standstill, let's have a real sequester. Congress is out of session until they hold an actual vote on Gun Provisions. No junkets. No floor time. No staff working. Go home and sit ...
WheninRome 04/17/2013 9 1 - -
Contemptible McConnell Reaches New Lows
MCCONNELL: On 9/11 we forever disabused of the notion that attacks, like the one that rocked Boston yesterday ,only happen on the field of battle or in distant countries. With the passage of time,
WheninRome 04/16/2013 14 13 - -
Obama is Now a Joke on Morning Joke
Carville insists Obama really wants the "Grand Bargain" repeatedly and to illustrate he says: "It's like Obama walks on a used car lot and sees $25K on the window and immediately offers $26K. He ...
WheninRome 04/12/2013 23 3 - -
Nobody Cares and Besides, it's Friday
I watched C-SPAN 3 this AM and on through to a couple of minutes ago. Senator Levin was joined by Senator Ron Johnson for about 5 minutes after opening statements from JPMorganChase people with a ...
WheninRome 03/15/2013 11 6 - -
has a nice proper accent and I didn't really absorb his statement of excessions of risk blah blah blah. His bald head is shiny and he is thin. Ina Drew showed up in a fabulously expensive get up and ...
WheninRome 03/15/2013 5 2 - -
Kelly O'Donnell; Latest Shill for Republican Talking Points
So when last we discussed Tweety on Hardball, he was castigating David Corn for debunking a tea party bimbo's blatant idiocy. Chris basically told David to shut it and let the drippy woman speak. ...
WheninRome 02/14/2013 19 10 - -
OMG You're Glowing
because......the DOE wants to offload radioactive metal scrap onto the open market so it can be used for making stuff you and I use, like pots and pans and forks and spoons...... Seriously? ...
WheninRome 01/29/2013 16 8 - -
House: Incompetent
There comes a time when a spade has to be called a spade. And it's plain to see that there are many members in the House that are just plain incompetent and don't get procedure or what the hell they ...
WheninRome 01/01/2013 12 7 - -
Forecast: Orange Rain
Boehner tears and Market fears....... Republicans can't count. Maybe they shouldn't be involved in this budget/cost cutting/revenue thing because.....adding and subtracting. Who's running ...
WheninRome 12/20/2012 1 2 - -
POTUS Needs to Lead Based on the Electorate
Not just the electorate that voted for him, but the electorate that exists in all the districts of all the states. They [We] all grow old, need medical care, jobs and pay taxes and make up the ...
WheninRome 12/19/2012 5 7 - -
Richard Engel: Kidnapped and Freed
Whew. NBC News’ Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and members of his network production team were freed from captors in Syria after a firefight at a checkpoint on Monday, five days ...
WheninRome 12/18/2012 9 12 - -
It's Not About Guns
It's about the basics. Food Jobs Housing Healthcare......which includes mental health. The moocher class as it were, the big middle, the majority of the country, is slipping. 80% of us ...
WheninRome 12/14/2012 78 5 - -
Dear Congressman Chris Van Hollen,
You're my Congressman. And you have been since the redistricting became law on February 14th, 2012, which was then reaffirmed by referendum on Nov 6, 2012. I think it's time you amended your ...
WheninRome 12/08/2012 12 5 - -
Rachel Just Called McCain Incompetent
Live on TRMS, Rachel just got done with a video montage of McCain blustering about all his Foreign Policy cred, which amounted to: Indicate country+[arm the rebels]. Entire formula. Rachel ...
WheninRome 11/19/2012 29 41 - -
Sour Grapes Mitt White Whine Chilled
"You can imagine for somebody making $25,000 or $30,000 or $35,000 a year, being told you’re now going to get free health care, particularly if you don’t have it, getting free health care worth,
WheninRome 11/14/2012 12 8 - -
Depth Charge
In light of the recent morass that involves Petraeus and now Allen, both General Officers of the United States Army who have been shuffled about the game board like bishops in our various theatres ...
WheninRome 11/13/2012 3 - - -
From Whence This Lofty Lexicon? Or: Is Poopy Head A Term Of Art?
In reading Hotdamn's Diary I was introduced to Kevin duJan who maintains a blog called: HillBuzz. I don't get out much so this was a new experience for me reading the sophmoronic rantings of an ...
WheninRome 11/12/2012 26 3 - -
Tom Brokaw Can't Even Get The Farm Report Right
Again, MSNBC trots out Tom Brokaw to the glass trapezoid overlooking the ice rink for a boring analysis of this election, while the members of "The Cycle" tried to appear interested. Toure got the ...
WheninRome 11/05/2012 50 21 1 -
Chuck Todd; Prognostibator
So here we have The Todd [honorary Politico alum and Trump comb over wannabe] on a special red, white and blue edition of Hardball coming to you from all over, superimposed over the ice rink in ...
WheninRome 11/04/2012 49 6 - -
Tom Brokaw: Crank
MSNBC is having its wall to wall broadcast leading up to the election. Weekends with Alex Witt had a taped interview with Tom Brokaw. The upshot of the interview is that Brokaw thinks: 1. The ...
WheninRome 11/04/2012 35 27 - -
Tracy Nelson on the ACA
Nothing to add. Poignant.
WheninRome 11/03/2012 6 18 - -
Seeking Higher Ground
In the aftermath of Sandy, I have read people that have dismissed the coastal damage as just so much whining because the victims chose to live close to the coastline. There's a little bit of ...
WheninRome 11/01/2012 1 1 - -
I Early Voted in Maryland; Lines Were Long But Fast
Greetings from Frederick County Maryland. It is humid here and about 70 and the leaves are colorful and some of them have hit the ground. At about 4PM EDT my oldest and I went to vote at 1440 Taney ...
WheninRome 10/27/2012 19 7 1 -
CEO Scolds Write Congress A Letter
gee effing whiz, look who's having a tantrum... none other than: The content after the Orange Fluff of Doom.........
WheninRome 10/25/2012 4 7 - -
Stephen King Called. Said.....
Mourdock walked off the pages of one of his drafts for a Gothic Halloween short story about a midwestern preacher who was serial rapist in 1890's Missouri. King added that he shelved the story ...
WheninRome 10/25/2012 3 1 - -
Sensata, Delphi, GM, Auto Bailout, and Romney. The Solution is Free Markets?
Hi All, I've been slow on the uptake here on the Palast story, Mitt Romney's Bailout Bonanza and Tom Gaulrapp's diary on the Bain practice of stealing jobs and taking them to China. That is not ...
WheninRome 10/20/2012 2 3 - -
Twilighting the Romney FP Speech
ok so I was asleep........sorta. My schedule is upside down. Syria. People dead. Lead from behind. Democracy. Egypt. Tarhir Square. Leading from behind. We should be telling these people how to ...
WheninRome 10/08/2012 1 1 - 20
Gillespie: On The Lack Of Romney's Specificity
Romney adviser Ed Gillespie was asked on Morning Joe what specific write offs were in Romney's tax plan. Willie Geist asked a hypothetical about a voter wondering who he would cast a vote for based ...
WheninRome 10/04/2012 1 2 - 90
"My Plan is not to have a tax cut that increases the deficit."
"My Plan is not to have any tax cuts that increase the deficit.", if the same or less revenue is coming in and the interest is ticking up, well uh... like the deficit increases.
WheninRome 10/03/2012 3 3 - 59
Pervasive Deep Throat Steering via the Village Ins and Woodward
It's happening. Morning Joe is undeniably not liberal media despite MSNBC's touted rap overall. The inept clown posse of glass desk leaners had Woodward on hawking his new book and after a the ...
WheninRome 10/03/2012 7 1 - 84
The Morning Joe Crew is in the Tank for Ryan/Romney
It's stress inducing watching Mr. Pig Eyed Morning Joe and his potted plant Mika mugging for the Republicans this morning. Mark [what a dick] Halperin is wincing and snarling about Joe Biden ...
WheninRome 08/15/2012 35 6 - 195
Jumping Qualifier; Day 1 or the Day the Ear Hats Ceased to Be Amusing
Beezie visibly ticked off at her mare after she was wrong footed at the plant and refused. The mare probably could have carried her as long as she was pointed in the right direction. First ...
WheninRome 08/04/2012 2 8 - 113
Grand Prix Dressage; Day 2, or the Day of the Neck Flop
Today's line up of 25 seemed slightly more interesting. Or maybe annoying because I don't know what the judges are smoking. If I were the judge, the young Brit, Charlotte Dujardin would still be ...
WheninRome 08/03/2012 40 9 - 196
Grand Prix Dressage; Day 1
13 Y/O Grandioso For Spain, Martin Dockx up. It looked a little warmer today at the stadium in Greenwich judging by the garb of the audience in attendance for the first day of Dressage Grand Prix, ...
WheninRome 08/02/2012 14 3 - 134
Eventing Cross Country or what Golf Courses SHOULD Be Used For
In my previous diary I was lambasting NBC for their draggy video feed on the first day. I watched a small amount of event dressage and the feed bogged up on me. Day 2 was perfect. I watched every ...
WheninRome 07/30/2012 16 4 - 104
Olympic Coverage Snit Miscellanea
Apparently if you live anywhere but the US, you can watch live streaming Olympics online. In the US, you have to verify your provider and then you are sent to a super duper secret handshake NBC ...
WheninRome 07/28/2012 24 3 - 179
Mitt Question......
No really, in the history of the Olympics does anyone remember who ran the Olympics in any city, in any given year? I mean it just gets done. Why is Romney the only one who has made a career out ...
WheninRome 07/26/2012 13 1 - 99
My Impressions: Fortune Story on Fast and Furious
In my reading of Eban's piece it seems Dave Voth got handed a pile of muck when he took the reins of Phoenix Group VII. Eban says he was the leader of the group. So he either didn't have the tools ...
WheninRome 06/28/2012 2 2 - 54
Food, Food Stamps, GMOs and the Freaking Agriculture Leviathan Bill
Yesterday, we were screwed out of foodstamps funding, today we have been screwed again: The vote was 26 in favor of GMO labels, 73 opposed XML U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 112th Congress - 2nd ...
WheninRome 06/21/2012 8 7 - 87
Does Anybody Else Think The Treason Woman Thing Is Weird?
First off we don't know who she is. It looks like she is a black woman and she was holding her phone and it appeared to be recording because the light is clearly on in the video.
WheninRome 05/08/2012 28 7 - 349
Foreclosures; On the Ground
First off, let me begin by saying that I value all the varied diaries [when are we going to start calling them posts, or did we discard that?] you people put on here. Second I admit to recently ...
WheninRome 04/22/2012 9 8 1 85
cookie cookie
“I’m not sure about these cookies. Did you make those cookies?” “You didn’t, did you? No. No. They came from the local 7-Eleven bakery or wherever.” Which.......shows one that ...
WheninRome 04/19/2012 15 4 - 99
Who is S.E. Cupp and Why Does Alex Wagner Provide Her So Much Space?
Alex Wagner, who has her own show, NOW w/ Alex Wagner at noon ET on MSNBC, is the cable network's newer hipper offering of younger panelists of the political scene. While there isn't a set regular ...
WheninRome 04/19/2012 43 13 - 241
I thought Jonathan Alter Was Going To Go
all medieval on Ron Christie. Or maybe I was hoping. Alter was cool as a cucumber. I missed the gist of what was going on on Martin Bashir this early evening but Christie's hand chops and pointing ...
WheninRome 04/10/2012 17 13 1 259
Breaking Meta & Ordinary Etiquette
Earlier this evening shortly after 8 PM EST, I posted a diary of one sentence: Video showing a pristine looking George Zimmerman in police custody. The title originally was: Turn on ED Now!! I ...
WheninRome 03/28/2012 28 8 - 197
Turn on Ed Schultz Now!! [Zimmerman Video]
Video showing a pristine looking George Zimmerman in police custody on the night of the shooting of Trayvon Martin. He is in handcuffs in the [garage?] area of the police station.
WheninRome 03/28/2012 155 50 - 840
Joe Oliver: George Zimmerman [Paid?] Apologist
Joe Oliver, self professed man over 50, friend of George Zimmerman, goes on Chris Matthews and declares: "Trayvon Martin, by all accounts was the aggressor...." Mr. Oliver hasn't seen George ...
WheninRome 03/26/2012 29 9 - 199
The R's Definition of Freedom; As Blabbed By Santorum
“ Freedom isn’t to do whatever you want to do, it’s to do what you ought to do ,” Rick Santorum, Monday February 20th, 2012 at a rally in Steubenville, Ohio. Oh really? I think you ...
WheninRome 02/21/2012 10 10 - 130
Your Overt God Stuff Is a Turn Off
Being a good American, I consume. I go to the grocery store. I have a computer and I shop online and check prices. I'm not a perfect American because I do cash, not credit. I have credit cards ...
WheninRome 02/09/2012 23 37 - 232
Hey Catholic Church: This Is How We Got Protestants
You know, those people who were not down with the Spanish Inquisition? The people that started Holland? The ones that bankrolled the Mayflower? Do you hear me now? The Protestants, those people ...
WheninRome 02/08/2012 37 36 1 288
Cliff Stearns Doubles Down
Oh well, maybe the alligator on his page will turn around and bite his head off..... Feb 3, 2012 WASHINGTON, FEB. 3, 2012 – “In response to the original decision by Susan G. Komen ...
WheninRome 02/03/2012 5 10 - 130
Mittens & Newtie are into the Bug Juice Big Time
Geez Mitt, when had Massachusetts ever been one of the best states for education? In recent memory? They haven't. That honor has gone to California, Washington, Virginia and Connecticut and most ...
WheninRome 01/31/2012 5 2 - 67
#OccupyWallStreet; To What End?
While much has been posted here, [and to my mind the most comprehensive source for info, data and opinion on OccupyWallStreet is here at the Daily Kos] not much is known about what the ...
WheninRome 09/28/2011 24 11 - 161
OccupyWallStreet ; Principles of Solidarity
As I am sure most of you are aware, the Occupy Wall St. AND other Occupy[s] are happening all over the country and sprouting all over the world. The General Assembly, hereinafter referred to as the ...
WheninRome 09/26/2011 39 10 - 112
Peak Everything and Concentration of Power
This is a repost from: The Oil Drum by Goddard College’s Charles Eisenstein (licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 U.S. License). To quote King, [badly], We have seen ...
WheninRome 09/19/2011 3 9 2 75
Apophis, not the Asteroid
I have to admit at the outset, that I am major Stargate aficionado. I like all of the Stargates, I was majorly bummed when Universe was abandoned because I thought it was really good and a lot ...
WheninRome 08/19/2011 4 2 - 85
Debt as Puzzle Piece
The debt ceiling playing out on the national stage as it never has before, is an illuminating window to realizing what our country is. It's an existential glimpse. It's unfolding like: a ...
WheninRome 07/26/2011 2 5 1 48
The Republicans Have No Honor
The Republicans have no honor. To a man they would all rather lie and sit back and watch this country burn. And they have to lie and distort to do it. It's increasingly obvious as they are rigging ...
WheninRome 07/25/2011 14 4 - 56
Who are the Job Creators?
The people that create jobs are: people who have jobs. People who have jobs are: people who get wages or salaries. People who get wages or salaries are: people that purchase goods and services. ...
WheninRome 07/19/2011 14 13 1 152
Dear Mr. POTUS, my peas are from 1978
1978, all things considered, is better than where we are now. I remember seeing these big guys with sunglasses in the periphery of the men's department of Bloomingdales in White Flint. Turns out ...
WheninRome 07/11/2011 8 11 - 97
My Little [Greek] Pony
Yes, there is such a creature, a whole limited edition series no less. Imagine my surprise when Eric Cantor this ...
WheninRome 07/07/2011 3 4 - 79
Did She just say that? [about Weiner and Pelosi and Hoyer]????
So I'm sitting here, watching the least objectionable news [MSNBC, and that's not an endorsement, just the state of affairs given my cable options and the LCD of this modern American menu] while ...
WheninRome 06/16/2011 24 6 - 413
We're Being Had, AGAIN
Here we are, the talking heads are encouraging this debt ceiling rhetoric with the specter of the Ryan Plan like the sword of Damocles hanging over our heads and it's another scam to gut the ...
WheninRome 06/01/2011 6 17 1 196
Corwin Gets Court Order to Stay Certification
Cheeky, huh? Apparently anticipating a tight race, Republican Jane Corwin took the first step toward a recount by getting a court order from the New York Supreme Court preventing a ...
WheninRome 05/24/2011 11 3 - 275
Preakness Day
Being a native Marylander, and a horse nut from way back, Preakness Day is a big deal. The end of the world would not happen on such a day. Animal Kingdom got beaten by a bigger chestnut with a big ...
WheninRome 05/21/2011 7 4 - 56
Bartlett Admits Peak Oil
My Congressman, Roscoe Bartlett[R], 6th District of Maryland, just issued a press release: . .....joins Bipartisan House Members to Introduce Open Fuel Standard Bill "...
WheninRome 05/03/2011 20 11 - 186
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