Putin does Not move an inch due to MH17 pressure…

President Obama declared Monday that “the burden is now on Russia” to demand open and unfettered access to the crash site of the downed Malaysia Airlines passenger jet from Eastern Ukrainian militants. “Given its direct influence over the separatists, Russia …

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Could President Obama allow work permits for millions of illegal adults w/citizen children?…

In a Pew Research Center survey this week, 63 percent of whites, 71 percent of African-Americans, and 85 percent of Hispanics said those here illegally should be granted legal status after meeting certain requirements.

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Netroots Nation Progressives wrap up a weekend in Detroit….

Warren will be a factor, even if she’s not on the ticket.
Elizabeth Warren stole the show this week with her tough messages to Wall Street and Republicans. The Massachusetts senator insists she’s not running in 2016, but the conference made clear that progressives will hold midterm and presidential candidates to the populist standard she has set.

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Selling Cigarettes…Breaking up a fight…An attempted Arrest…A DOA ….

A confrontation on Thursday that started like so many others ended with Mr. Garner’s death and an eruption of anger at the police as cellphone video of the clash drew millions of eyes to a changing pocket of Staten Island. Mr. Garner’s death on a sidewalk outside a beauty salon on Bay Street threw into sharp relief the tension between two pillars of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s law enforcement agenda: mending frayed relations between the police and people in black and Latino neighborhoods, while holding down serious crime by assiduously attacking minor offenses…..

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James Garner is gone…..

After a long, celebrated career on television and in film, actor James Garner died at age 86 on Saturday, July 19

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The B-787 gets praise from Airlines….

Flying on the Boeing 787 is one of the most sought-after experiences in today’s air transport system—that is the message from airlines operating the new twinjet on a growing network of routes around the world

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Is the Supreme’s Majority Corrupt?

They know it. They know that many others know it. They don’t care. They don’t have to…..

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US Labor force drops due to Baby Boom retirements…Not Economy…Report

The decline has sparked a divide among economists, some of whom have attributed most of the gains to the simple fact that the Baby Boomers, who were born after World War II, are now reaching retirement age. Other economists, however, have argued the Baby Boomers explain a small part of the decline….

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Cruz alleges…Obama holding migrant children for ‘ransom’ w/amnesty promise…

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said on Sunday that President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid were holding migrant children “hostage” with promises of amnesty.

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Meet the NEW Rick Perry?

Just two days after Chris Christie got a rock star reaction from Iowans and reporters who swarmed the New Jersey governor on his debut 2016 cycle trip to the presidential testing grounds of Iowa, Perry seemed to be feeling some competitive fire…..

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About That Deficit problem?

Tea Party Republicans, Galston noted, have “an enormous investment in the proposition that ‘spending’ remains out of control and fear that acknowledging the lower deficit would reduce the power of their narrative.”

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McDaniel wants race baiting GOPer’s ‘purged ‘ from the party….

“It goes to show that there are elements within our own party that have to be purged,” McDaniel said Friday. “There are elements within our own party that have no business being Republicans. Republicans should not behave in that fashion.”

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The Growing Marijuana industry in Colorado….

“It’s the wild, wild West,” said Tom Bollich, who moved from the world of mobile apps in Silicon Valley to become the chief executive of a company based in Boulder, Colo., that builds climate systems for marijuana growers.

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The Divide:American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap…Book Review

This is the type of book that will leave you either seething with rage or with a shrug of your shoulders, depending on your view of American life.

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Sailing: 35th America’s Cup: Team Australia WITHDRAWS….

The America’s Cup organizers have received notification from the principals of Hamilton Island Yacht Club of their intention to withdraw Team Australia from the 35th America’s Cup.

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The Obama response to the Central American illegal immigration flow has Democrats NOT happy….

As Congress struggles to agree on emergency funding in response to the crisis, Democrats are taking the White House to task any chance they get.

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