Originally Posted at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/21/obama-iraq-troop-withdrawal_n_1024108.html WASHINGTON — Fulfilling a long-held campaign promise, President Barack Obama announced Friday that he will pull all U.S. troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, as conditioned by the Status of Forces Agreement with the country. “As a candidate for president, I pledged to bring the war in Iraq […]
Former Gov. Jesse Ventura dropped by Minneapolis to support ‘Occupy’ protesters. Ventura pointed out that the face of the movement cannot be dictated by Democrats or Republicans because both parties were “bought and paid for” — and that he never took a dime in corporate money to get elected.
While I would love to comment on the goings on ashore, these five days surrounded by nothing but salt water limit my access to the endless mainland monkeyshines. I will tell you that my status on the ship is a hybrid of crew and passenger — meaning, I can walk through all the forbidden doors […]
5 foot seas, 1937.4 nautical miles from Alaska. Ships position: 47° north 167° east This many days into the trip it has been a challenge to enjoy the reliability of my personal plumbing. When back in Los Angeles, I know what I’m eating, how much, and the health effects of each item. But aboard a […]
The Honorable Larry E. Craig United States Senator, IdahoSpecialty RecipeSuper Tuber(From the cookbook, “Congress Cooks!”) “Super Tuber is a great snack that uses one of my favorite vegetables: The Idaho Potato. Of course, I suppose any type of potato could be used, but I cannot guarantee that a Super Tuber made with anything but a […]