"Now the Global Left/Soros/Cloward-Piven/Eric Holder/Mau Mau endgame approaches. Get ready for CIA Director Dennis Kucinich." From BB commenter SedanChair comes this gem of analytical bravado, a summary of farthest-of-far right-wing conspiracy theories on Petraeusgate.
The Washington Post reports that the U.S. Army is recommending retired general David H. Petraeus not face further punishment for screwing his biographer and leaking top-secret materials to her. READ THE REST
The Petraeus/Broadwell email dragnet, which hasn't yielded evidence of any crime, has brought our attention to the FBI's sweeping powers to surveil email. But as ProPublica's Peter Maas writes, "It's not just email." In July, Rep. Edward Markey, a Democrat from Massachusetts, cajoled major cellphone carriers into disclosing the number of requests for data that… READ THE REST
The FBI's dumpster-dive into Paula Broadwell's email archive has not yet revealed evidence of any crime, but it has revealed to America the extent to which our government is capable of collecting and surveilling our electronic communications. Greg Miller and Ellen Nakashima in the Washington Post : Many details surrounding the case remain unclear. The… READ THE REST
It's the carrot on the end of the stick that's kept many of us going for the past year. Someday, hopefully someday soon, travel will resume. And, not just driving an hour or two on a day trip style travel. We're talking grand, get-on-a-plane-and-really-go-somewhere travel. And when that glorious day comes, we all want to… READ THE REST
A quality knife set is literally something you can build an entire kitchen around. As the backbone of any meal prep, a set that handles all your basic slicing and dicing is not only how you craft a great dish, but it's also how you find a love for being in the kitchen. Because there's… READ THE REST
It's not often you find an industry where the top-selling product is also the one that customers find the least satisfying. That dichotomy pretty well sums up why buying a mattress turns out to be so much tougher than people expect. According to Consumer Reports, about a third of all mattresses sold are innerspring mattresses… READ THE REST