Susan Rice Withdraws for Secretary of State Nomination

After months of criticism from Republicans, U.N. envoy Susan Rice has dropped out of the running for the nomination for Secretary of State, leaving the door wide open perhaps for Senator John Kerry to be the first in line for the nomination. Rice was facing  “relentless opposition from Republicans in Congress over her … Continue reading

Kerry Should Stay in Senate, Romney for Secretary of State

President Obama had lunch yesterday with Mitt Romney and one of the topics they discussed was Romney’s plan for making “government more efficient.” Obama has praised Romney for his work in running the Olympics and for his skills that could lend themselves to making the government work better, said Jay … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Maybe it’s the cold medicine, but, today’s Ten Post Round-Up has my head spinning: 1: Proof of progress in Iraq: Seatbelts!… As the Iraqis Buckle Up, We Will Stand Down—Bring It On! 2: Sometimes, doing things the old-fashioned way, really is best… Exposed: The Great GM Crops Myth—CommonDreams.org 3: Ben … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

It’s smells like a pep rally burning out of control, in my front yard.  Today’s Ten Post Round-Up might singe your eyebrows: 1: What a relief! The Cheney sunglasses mystery is solved!… Image In Cheney’s Glasses Actually Bush’s Eternal Soul—CAP News 2: Ahem–Attention American Taxpayers: You are supposed to squander … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

(Programming note:  I’m going to keep the round-up, short and sweet.  But, I will continue to post a video for the day and make my usual commentary on my own crazy blog.) Have cuppa?  Prepare to traverse today’s Ten Post Round-Up: 1: Many Americans are avoiding movies and documentaries based … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Crazy, crazy days, these have been. Reading the headlines crossed over from April Fool’s Day and finding that the stories that seemed like jokes were not laughable, at all. Little kids plotting to kill their teacher. Bernanke speaking in hushed voice about the current impending great depression recession. A Democrat … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Yesterday, marking the 5th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, was far from a somber day, for me. I have to somewhat disconnect from my feelings about the war because I live with it, on too many levels. As a military spouse, of course, I live with the Iraq … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Proper planning leads to Thursday Round-up!  Well, that is news! I am in the midst of a happily hectic work weekend, so I thought this video was totally appropriate: Bachman Turner Overdrive “Takin Care Of Business” Live ’74 By the time I post today’s Ten Post Round-Up it will probably … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

Another day, another Round-up, and boy is it a doozy. I came across some updates and some new tidbits of interest. Speaking of new tidbits, I was in my van most of the day, yesterday and this song keeps popping up on the radio. It’s so catchy, I can’t help … Continue reading

Dizzy’s Ten Post Round-Up

A lot of wild women in the news, this week. A bigot gets a standing ovation, in Oklahoma. Mary Ann stands in a line-up. And, Madonna gets inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In honor of Madonna, I’m posting my all-time favorite song/video (turn the volume down … Continue reading