- Joe Mabel/Foter.comEstablishment Republican
worried that too many Republican candidates for the
presidential nomination in 2016 will help Democrats. There are more
than twenty Republicans mulling a run. On the Democratic side,
meanwhile, politicians not named Hillary Clinton are
starting to raise their profiles in preparation for potential
- In his sentencing hearing Bradley Manning
apologized for leaking 700,000 documents to Wikileaks, saying
he was “sorry that they hurt the United States.” He pointed to his
gender identity confusion as a reason for the leaks but
acknowledged his responsibility for his actions. A military
psychologist, meanwhile, testified no
support was available for Manning’s gender issues.
- Seattle Police will
be at Hempfest this year, handing out Doritos.
- Three more guns walked in the federal Fast & Furious
program have been
found at Mexican crime scenes.
- GE says it’s
pressing the International Olympic Committee to take
(unspecified) action in support of human rights in Russia in
advance of the 2014 Winter Olympics to be held there. Other
corporate sponsors are confident Russia means it when it says the
country’s anti-gay laws won’t affect the games.
- Fidel Castro didn’t
think he would still be alive, either.
- Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez plans to
sue Major League Baseball if his steroids-related suspension
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