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Open Page: August Fifteenth in Gangtok

My memories of Independence Day go back to my school days in Gangtok during the late-1980s. All schools in town used to take part in a parade with the police band playing in the background at the pol Read more: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/open-page-august-fifteenth-in-gangtok/article9020828.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

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Huge fertilizer plant explosion rocks West, Texas [photos]

http://twitter.com/#!/thomaspringle/status/324697924489576448 There are reports of multiple injuries following an explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas. Reports say the blast could be felt up to 65 miles away. https://twitter.com/mariahrain14/status/324691625257361408 RT @sean_breslin: This just happened too -> RT @dangordon photo of massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, TX twitter.com/passantino/sta… — Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) April 18, […]

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Religious fervor or NSFW overshare? Chris Matthews goes full Tingles on Obama

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http://twitter.com/#!/AceofSpadesHQ/status/408763898662100993 That has to be a joke, right? http://twitter.com/#!/BarefootSnap/status/408776628806766592 Dude, there’s video. Shudder. http://twitter.com/#!/TheRightScoop/status/408772163856896000 Obama has already been dubbed “Our Lord and Savior.” Tingles Matthews just took it to the next level after his interview with The One. http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/408762882500096000 http://twitter.com/#!/NoahCRothman/status/408763268929687553 http://twitter.com/#!/RaeLynnZiegler/status/408798629579603969 http://twitter.com/#!/ever_plus/status/408764689129021440 There’s getting friendly with your messiah, and there’s getting friendly with your messiah: http://twitter.com/#!/AZlibrarian/status/408768502485360640 http://twitter.com/#!/DestroBadass/status/408809101075177472 […]

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‘Peak stupidity’: Politico’s GOP ‘stinkburger’ meme causes facepalming

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http://twitter.com/#!/ConservativeLA/status/451468665301385216 On Wednesday, President Obama said that if GOP policies were on the menu at a deli, they’d be called the “stinkburger” or the “meanwich.” Funny stuff, if you’re, you know, about nine years old. Politico however stepped it up a notch and quickly created a meme: http://twitter.com/#!/politico/status/451467607502110720 That looks as if it could have […]

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Rutgers coach Mike Rice fired for abusive behavior toward players

http://twitter.com/#!/TheRecruitScoop/status/319421380972118016 Looks like Rutgers University men’s basketball coach Mike Rice can start flinging around another F-word: fired. Axe about to fall. Source confirms Rutgers players told in early morning hours that Mike Rice will be fired. — tara sullivan (@Record_Tara) April 3, 2013 Rice will reportedly be fired after he was caught on video shoving […]

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That’s a good one, Jay! Clown Carney claims Obama doesn’t reward donors with jobs

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http://twitter.com/#!/trogdor8768/status/433676757074325504 Why not both? Check out this doozy from him today: http://twitter.com/#!/ColleenMNelson/status/433676877941989377 http://twitter.com/#!/ZekeJMiller/status/433676132857438208 Oh, Jay … bless your lying little heart. http://twitter.com/#!/SnakebiteJones/status/433676679014125568 Heh. Throwing your money at President Obama certainly doesn’t hurt your chances of landing a sweet job! http://twitter.com/#!/baseballcrank/status/433676223504318464 http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/433676359530192896 *** Related: Objecting to ambassador gig for Obama bundler and Assad bootlicker Anna Wintour […]

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