Wednesday Night Open Thread

The House voted to train and arm "moderate" Syrian rebels.

Australia carried out big anti-terror raids. Official government statement here. The media says a senior ISIS member, who is Australian, had called for a random public execution via beheading in Sydney.

This is a open thread, all topics welcome.

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    by Anne on Wed Sep 17, 2014 at 10:25:40 PM EST
    open thread, so thought I would re-post:

     I guess it all starts at home...


       The mother of Adrian Peterson came to his defense Wednesday in her first public comments since the running back's indictment for child abuse, saying he has six kids and "wants to be a good father to them all."

        "I don't care what anybody says," Jackson, 50, said in an interview with the Houston Chronicle from her home in the Houston suburb of Spring, where Peterson also has a house. "Most of us disciplined our kids a little more than we meant sometimes. But we were only trying to prepare them for the real world."


       "When you whip those you love, it's not about abuse, but love," Jackson said. "You want to make them understand that they did wrong."

    "It's not about abuse, but love?"  Are you fking kidding me?

    I wonder how he treats the other 5 children he has?