POLITICS AS [UN]USUAL:This Week In Politics

Another look at the political week that was…

●      The nominee for Attorney General in Virginia supported women being jailed for failing to report miscarriages to the police.

●      E.W. Jackson the nominee for Lieutenant Governor in Virginia says the 3/5th compromise is really an “anti-slavery amendment which is just plain wrong.

●      Another week, another military official is arrested on sexual assault charges, as the military continues to fail miserably in their attempts to combat the epidemic of sexual assault.

●      Even some outlets conservative media are telling House Republicans to pump their brakes will all this impeachment talk.  The IRS scandal is not at this moment a “scandal.”

●      The IRS controversy is continuing to look like low level staffers breaking the rules.

●      Attorney General Eric Holder finally admits that 4 Americans have been killed by drone strikes since 2009.

●      The President gave his first big counter-terrorism remarks Thursday, finally giving Americans more information about the classified drone program and promising future limits on the program.

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●      Disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner announces he’s running for Mayor of New York City.

●      Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is still threatening to use the so-called “nuclear option” to get filibuster reform passed.  Fingers crossed!

●      Time Magazine unearthed pictures of President Obama at his prom.


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