I responded in what I thought was the most truthful, or least untruthful manner by saying no.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper
, explaining why he asserted in March that the NSA was not
gathering data on millions of Americans in an interview
with NBC’s Andrea Mitchell.
The South Carolina senator reacts to John McCain’s trip to Syria.
Anthony Weiner launches New York mayoral campaign web site. With a Pittsburgh skyline. Oops. (via NBC4 New York)
None. No reaction. None. Look, my face didn’t move. No reaction.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, on the news that Anthony Weiner would run for New York City Mayor.
(h/t Michael Barbaro)
A slide from a recent “Dress for Success” presentation given at the Defense Intelligence Agency. The presentation recommended that women dress conservatively, but that they not take a “Plain Jane” approach to makeup.
“Even smart people do dumb things sometimes,” the DIA director said, in an email to employees apologizing for the training.
What it boils down to is this: If you electrocute an eagle, that is bad, but if you chop it to pieces, that is OK.
a former U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service enforcement agent, on the double standard of punishing companies for killing eagles. When oil companies do it, they’re prosecuted, when wind farms do, they’re shielded from liability.
The IRS would like to apologize for that.
Lois Lerner says the IRS is sorry
for “inappropriately” targeting about 75 conservative political groups during the 2012 campaign.
Screenshot of an image that Middle Tennessee Commissioner Barry West posted on Facebook.
He responded in an email to The Tennessean: “No I did not Twitter this … no I did not create this picture … yes I shared it … so why am I being singled out?”