Posting History for WheninRome
|Observed in Meet the Press Bathroom
Brendon Ayanbadejo, formerly a professional football player for the Ravens, and other teams, posted this ...
|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 ...
|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..
|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. ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Breaking: UAW Appeals Outside Interference In Union Representation Election
Filing can be viewed here: http://uaw.org/sites/default/files/UAW_Election_Objection....
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 ...
|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 ...
it says.....in 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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
Humor is truth. Sometimes it is not funny.
| 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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
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|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. ...
|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 ...
|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,
|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 ...
|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 ...
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 ...
|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. ...
|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? ...
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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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,
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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|Tracy Nelson on the ACA
Nothing to add. Poignant.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.........
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|"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." well........er, if the same or less revenue is coming in and the interest is ticking up, well uh... like the deficit increases.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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, ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
“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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
| 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 ...
|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.
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|#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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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. ...
|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 ...
|My Little [Greek] Pony
Yes, there is such a creature, a whole limited edition series no less. Imagine my surprise when Eric Cantor this ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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 ...
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 ...
|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 "...
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