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June 17, 2014 at 7:16am

Tuesday Morning Joe: Violence in Baghdad, US forces in Iraq, America's frenemies, FBI Twitter slang ...

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division throw coffees during an Air Assault near the banks of the Tigris River. Original photo by Rick Rzepka

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Sectarian violence reached Iraq's capital of Baghdad late Monday while Sunni militant forces grew closer to the city, The New York Times reports.

Nearly 300 armed American forces are being positioned in and around Iraq to help secure U.S. assets as President Barack Obama nears a decision on an array of options for combating fast-moving Islamic insurgents, including airstrikes or a contingent of special forces.

The aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush and five other warships are in the Persian Gulf. Hundreds of Marines and dozens of copters are on standby for whatever President Obama orders.

As ISIS marches closer to Baghdad, the world's leading sponsor of terrorism, Iran, is offering the Iraqi government the use of its army and spies.

The Iraq Situation Report: Institute for the Study of War Iraq Update

Iraq refugees flee Mosul.

Capitol Hill calling for US military action in Iraq

U.S. and Iranian officials discussed Iraq briefly on the margins of talks in Geneva on Iran's nuclear program.

The case for doing nothing in Iraq.

Pakistan army in for the long haul in offensive against Taliban.

Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford: U.S. hikes surveillance on Pakistan border.

A House panel would impose new restrictions on the transfer of enemy combatants from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a reflection of congressional anger over President Obama's swap of five Taliban leaders for an American soldier held captive for five years in Afghanistan.

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) called for the federal government to use "incentive fee contracts" in military procurement programs rather than "award fee contracts," after reports that Lockheed Martin was still receiving bonuses despite not meeting contract goals.

China will strive to eventually push the United States out of Southeast and Northeast Asia.

America's growing list of frenemies.

This is what would happen if Earth stopped spinning right now.

Too Much Free Time: A map of Game of Thrones if it were set in the USA.

Comedian Tracy Morgan's condition upgraded to fair.

10 potentially great TV shows that never aired.

Why did NBC reportedly pay Chelsea Clinton $600,000 a year?

The FBI's official guide to Twitter slang.

Curious about the 1949 equivalent of a Kardashian? LIFE magazine had it covered.

Six TV casts who look the most different out of costume.

Poseidon is saying "would you stop being clowns and GET OFF MY LAWN!"

LINK: Original photo by Rick Rzepka

April 12, 2014 at 8:06am

Saturday Morning Joe: Pro-Russian militants, defense civilian layoffs, military caregivers, Twitter causes war, perfect body ...

Easter has all ready hit Mud Bay Coffee in Olympia.

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Armed pro-Russian militants raised the Russian flag in an eastern Ukrainian city today, deepening a stand-off with Moscow which, Kiev warned, was dragging Europe closer to a "gas war" that could disrupt supplies across the continent. 

Derek Chollet, assistant secretary of defense for International Security Affairs, told Congress Russia's annexation of Crimea will affect and perhaps even reshape the NATO alliance.

More amphibious forces are needed in the Pacific says the commanding general of III Marine Expeditionary Force Lt. Gen. John E. Wissler.

Defense civilian layoffs won't be pleasant, but they are necessary.

The move from Joint Base Lewis-McChord to Fort Knox is the first step in Cadet Command's overall initiative to transform the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program of instruction.

Out of fuel, out of time and once chance to land on the aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower.

John McCain, the senior senator from Arizona and former Republican presidential candidate added his voice to the growing chorus of lawmakers seeking to block the Pentagon's plans to retire the A-10 attack plane.

Sgt. Maj. of the Marine Corps Michael Barrett told Congress that marines and sailors care less about pay and benefits than they do about having the best training and tools for the job.

First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden today announced several new initiatives designed to strengthen support for military caregivers.

Optimizing brain health can have immense benefits for readiness, resiliency and the health of soldiers.

Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media are contributing to global instability.

Video: Gen. Dempsey sings with Bret Michaels during the Military Child of the Year gala.

If only there was a high-tech way to replace your flat, expressionless gaze with a digital approximation of human warmth. Well, search no more. AgencyGlass is here.

Awesome video game will let you fully live your space pilot dreams.

SPRZ NY is a clothing line that features shirts, jackets, pants, dresses, tote bags, bandanas inspired by Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollockand other artists.

Deer Teen Me is a website on which authors pen letters to their teen selves.

Here is the perfect male and female body according to male and females.

January 8, 2014 at 7:20am

Wednesday Morning Joe: Uniform Code of Military Justice, Gates slams Obama, weather, "Reservoir Dogs" in tweets ...

Tully's Coffee in Tacoma's Stadium District has a reading/homework loft.

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The U.S. Air Force says one of its Pave Hawk helicopters has crashed in eastern England, killing the four crew members.

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Abu Sufian bin Qumu is suspected to have played a role in the 2012 Benghazi attack

Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army general who led U.S. forces through some of the most deadly years of the Iraq war, says he opposes sending U.S. combat troops in response to the recent gains in that country by Islamic militants.

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April 13, 2013 at 10:06am

Tweets of the Week: April 6-13

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

Don't despair. Every Saturday the Weekly Volcano shares important and pointless Tweets from South Sound Twitter accounts, and sometimes beyond, so you may stay on top of waffle, satin pants and shady hipster news - as well as the latest action on the streets.

April 6, 2013 at 10:06am

Tweets of the Week: March 30-April 6

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

Don't despair. Every Saturday the Weekly Volcano shares important and pointless Tweets from South Sound Twitter accounts, and sometimes beyond, so you may stay on top of chicken, State Farm and fashion news - as well as the latest action on the streets.

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March 30, 2013 at 9:34am

Tweets of the Week: March 23-30

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

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March 23, 2013 at 11:35am

Tweets of the Week: March 16-23

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

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March 16, 2013 at 10:37am

Tweets of the Week: March 9-16

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

Don't despair. Every Saturday the Weekly Volcano shares important and pointless Tweets from South Sound Twitter accounts, and sometimes beyond, so you may stay on top of rabbits on a leash and restaurant opening news - as well as the latest action on the streets.

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March 9, 2013 at 12:03pm

Tweets of the Week: March 2-9

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

Don't despair. Every Saturday the Weekly Volcano shares important and pointless Tweets from South Sound Twitter accounts, and sometimes beyond, so you may stay on top of Vicci Martinez and Marcus Trufant news - as well as the latest action on the streets.

Follow the Weekly Volcano on Twitter. Because otherwise we're coming to your house, and while we will bring wine, we will not, under any circumstances, take off our shoes.

March 2, 2013 at 10:10am

Tweets of the Week: Feb. 23-March 2

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Whether you've been on Twitter since its beginnings in 2006 or you're a Twitter neophyte, you know keeping up on important tweets can be overwhelming. If you follow everything and everyone that you find interesting, you can end up with hundreds and hundreds of Tweets showing up in your feed on a daily basis.

Don't despair. Every Saturday the Weekly Volcano shares important and pointless Tweets from South Sound Twitter accounts, and sometimes beyond, so you may stay on top of stray dog and soup news - as well as the latest action on the streets.

Follow the Weekly Volcano on Twitter. Because otherwise we're coming to your house, and while we will bring wine, we will not, under any circumstances, take off our shoes.

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