The Great Muppet and his show

http://consortiumnews.com/2014/08/21/behind-obamas-chaotic-foreign-policy/  This is an interesting picture because the person who actually runs the White House and makes the Decisions is pictured in the background. She is the real power in the White House.

George and Dick’s gift to the world: 

http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175884/tomgram%3A_patrick_cockburn%2C_how_to_ensure_a_thriving_caliphate/

What’s REALLY important is banning US diplomats from taking the ‘Ice Bucket challenge’? 

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2014-08-21/state-department-bans-us-diplomats-ice-bucket-challenge

Hint: Just read all of Tyler Durden’s articles at Zero Hedge. He’s fed up, too.

Here is the latest drought monitor. California is basically screwed. 

http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu

US police departments have learned to capture the hearts and minds of Americans the same way we captured the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese.  We send people in uniforms with assault rifles to kill them. As the saying goes in the military: “If you’ve got them by the balls, their hearts and minds will follow”. 

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Ferguson%3A_Cop_Pointing_a_Rifle_at_Protesters_Says_He_Will_“Fucking_Kill”_Them%2C_Tells_Them_to_Go_Fuck_Themselves_When_Asked_His_Name_/37406/0/38/38/Y/M.html

Oh….and special ops contractors. 

http://www.blacklistednews.com/Special_operations_contractors_deploy_to_St._Louis_area/37407/0/38/38/Y/M.html