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USA Today, by Doug Stanglin Posted By: PageTurner- Wed, 25 10 2014 10:10:28 GMT Forget toxic waste dumps, the Environmental Protection Agency apparently has a more immediate cleanup problem in its own backyard: An employee defecating in the hallway. GovernmentExecutive.com, the government´s business news daily and key website for federal managers and executives, reported Wednesday that the EPA management for Region 8 in Denver sent an e'mail earlier this month to staff pleading to stop inappropriate bathroom behavior, including defecating in the hallway. In the e'mail, obtained by Government Executive, Deputy Regional Administrator Howard Cantor noted "several incidents" in the building, including clogging the toilets with paper towels and "an individual placing feces in the hallway"
Washington Examiner (DC), by Sean Higgins Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 25 09 2014 10:09:16 GMT Does the federal government have any systems at all to back its email archives? Maybe not, because the Environmental Protection Agency is now using the same excuse as the IRS is using in response to a Congressional subpoena: the computer ate our homework. In a hearing Wednesday before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy said the agency was still trying to recover the emails from a now'retired employee who was involved in a controversial EPA evaluation of a proposed mine project in Alaska´s Bristol Bay. Rep. Mark Meadows, R'N.C., asked McCarthy: "Were all of his
Washington Times (D.C), by Jessica Chasmar Posted By: JoniTx- Wed, 25 50 2014 09:50:50 GMT (Video) The White House press office misspelled the name of President Ronald Reagan twice in an email announcing President Obamas Wednesday schedule. Later in the evening, the President will deliver remarks at the League of Conservation Voters Capital Dinner at the Ronald Regan (sic) Building and International Trade Center. This event is open to pre'credentialed media, the email said, The Weekly Standard reported. The email again misspelled Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in the 7:10 time slot on the presidents schedule. The White Houses online post of the presidents schedule also remained misspelled as of Wednesday
National Review, by Andrew C. McCarthy Posted By: Calvinesq- Wed, 25 39 2014 09:39:12 GMT I had a column on the home'page yesterday about a practical step congressional Republicans could take to combat the rampant presidential lawlessness Ive documented in Faithless Executionto wit, they can start impeaching subordinate executive branch officials who have been involved in either (or both) the IRS abuse of Americans over their political beliefs or the cover'up of that constitutional affront, which has involved misleading testimony, destruction of evidence, and obstruction of justice. I also weighed in this morning at PJMedia with a post about House Speaker John Boehners feckless plan to confront the president by filing a lawsuit that would
Independent (UK), by Jenn Selby Posted By: Topic Thunder- Wed, 25 47 2014 08:47:59 GMT North Korea has threatened to reap "merciless" retaliation on the USA if they do not ban Seth Rogen and James Francos forthcoming comedy, The Interview. The government issued a statement about the film, in which the actors star as two journalists ordered by the CIA to assassinate Kim Jong-un, saying that the country considered the movie "an act of war" and a "wanton act of terror". He also labelled Rogen a "gangster filmmaker". Published by state-run KCNA news agency, the foreign ministry spokesperson said: "The act of making and screening such a movie that portrays an attack on our top leadership...
Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross Posted By: Drive- Wed, 25 24 2014 08:24:22 GMT By her own admission, Hillary Clinton would have to be crazy to run for president in 2016, which many believe the former first lady will do. In an interview with PBSs Gwen Ifill which airs Wednesday night, Clinton was asked about a quote her husband, Bill Clinton, made during his 1992 presidential campaign when he said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. You have to be a little bit crazy to run for president, let me just put it like that, Clinton said. Should she run for office in 2016,
USA Today, by Matt Krantz Posted By: ElSid- Wed, 25 21 2014 08:21:08 GMT Barnes & Noble, the struggling bookseller, saw its shares jump 8% Wednesday after saying it will spin off its Nook digital book business. The Nook business, which produced digital readers that were a constant also-ran versus offerings from Amazon, Google and Apple, required heavy investments from the company that it was ill-prepared to afford. Shares are up $2.13, or 10%, to $22.69 on the news. The unit, to be spun off into a new publicly traded company called Nook Media, (Snip) The new business is expected to be pulled out of Barnes & Noble by March 2015. The core business isnt all that healthy, though.