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Quantitative Easing with a Chinese Face

Quantitative Easing with a Chinese Face

on April 21, 2015, 6:03 AM / in International News

Editor’s Note: The Chinese adopt QE — a smart move, or simply trend-hopping? There’s no lack of invention in finance. In fact, while accounting is a library’s worth of rules for writing down what happened yesterday, finance is by definition an exercise in creating what will happen tomorrow. Imagination in accounting is called “fraud”. Imagination in finance is either called entrepreneurial genius or […]

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The Price of Dhimmitude

The Price of Dhimmitude

on April 21, 2015, 5:57 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: More atrocities from the “Religion of Peace”. Approximately two months after the Islamic State (IS) published a video depicting its members slaughtering 21 Coptic Christians in Libya, on Sunday, April 19,  the Islamic jihadi organization released another video of more Christians in Libya being massacred, this time for not paying jizya — extortion money demanded of the “People of the […]

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Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

on April 20, 2015, 10:22 AM / in International News

Tehran (AFP) – The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including “collaboration with hostile governments”, his lawyer told AFP on Monday. Rezaian, the newspaper’s Tehran correspondent, has been in jail for nine months but no date has yet been set for court, Leila Ahsan said, revealing the case against her client for […]

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The Iran nuclear deal is unwritten, but it’s the best we can do, Obama assures

The Iran nuclear deal is unwritten, but it’s the best we can do, Obama assures

on April 20, 2015, 10:18 AM / in International News, Opinion

  BY ANDREW MALCOLM / Investors.com Remember the hundreds of thousands of new jobs certain to erupt by 2010 thanks to $1 trillion in extra Obama administration spending? Remember how President Obama vowed swift justice to the murderers of four helpless Americans in Benghazi? Remember how you can keep your doctor and health insurance under ObamaCare? Remember how Obama promised […]

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China national security law to address ‘harmful moral standards’

China national security law to address ‘harmful moral standards’

on April 20, 2015, 10:03 AM / in International News

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reviewed a new national security law during a meeting of its legislature’s top body that will deal with a range of risks, including “harmful moral standards”, state media said on Monday. President Xi Jinping, who heads a newly established national security commission, has said China’s security covers a wide array of areas, including politics, culture, the […]

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Congress’s Stand Against the Obama-Iran Nuke Deal

Congress’s Stand Against the Obama-Iran Nuke Deal

on April 15, 2015, 7:26 AM / in International News, National News

In a rare Democratic rebuke of President Obama, the bipartisan Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted unanimously to advance the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act, sponsored by Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). The bill would grant Congress the ability to review the deal currently being crafted by the Obama administration and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program. President Obama, sensing rebellion from within his own party, stated […]

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Congress will not derail nuclear talks, Iran says

Congress will not derail nuclear talks, Iran says

on April 15, 2015, 7:05 AM / in International News

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will not allow U.S. domestic politics to derail nuclear negotiations, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Wednesday, after U.S. President Barack Obama conceded that Congress will have the power to review any final deal. Republicans and some Democrats in Congress had pressured Obama to allow legislative oversight of the nuclear negotiations. “That is an issue […]

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Cuba to be dropped from US terror blacklist

Cuba to be dropped from US terror blacklist

on April 15, 2015, 7:02 AM / in International News, National News

  By Andrew Beatty, Jo Biddle Washington (AFP) – Cuba hailed US President Barack Obama’s move to drop Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terror, a landmark step paving the way toward restoring ties frozen for five decades. Obama notified Congress on Tuesday of his “intent to rescind” Cuba’s inclusion on the blacklist, after a lengthy review launched […]

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The Hypocrisy of Penn Divestment

The Hypocrisy of Penn Divestment

on April 15, 2015, 6:11 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

The time has come for the American people and institutions to denounce and expel these nihilist students and the professors who encourage them to single out civilized and democratic nations.   The University of Pennsylvania has a new divestment movement called Penn Divest from Displacement. It is a newly contrived “action” group uniting the same fellow travellers, including Students for […]

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Netanyahu Not the Cause of Obama’s Dislike of Israel

Netanyahu Not the Cause of Obama’s Dislike of Israel

on April 15, 2015, 6:03 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Obama seems irritated and indifferent to non-Islamic, non-black narratives. He expects others to feel guilty and burdened by their own history, making themselves, in repentance, secondary and in service to the aspirations of groups he prefers. Much has been said about the strange behavior of Barack Obama, who can’t let a day go without maligning Israel and Mr. Netanyahu. In […]

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New coalition forms to end mass US surveillance

New coalition forms to end mass US surveillance

on April 9, 2015, 6:27 AM / in International News, National News

Washington (AFP) – Activist groups on Wednesday unveiled a new coalition aimed at repealing the law authorizing mass surveillance by US intelligence and law enforcement agencies. “This is our chance to end mass surveillance under the Patriot Act,” said the website of the coalition Fight215.org, which wants to repeal Section 215 of the Patriot Act. The move comes with the […]

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Google: The Center Of Conspiracy “More Vast Than The Rothschilds And Bilderbergs”

Google: The Center Of Conspiracy “More Vast Than The Rothschilds And Bilderbergs”

on April 7, 2015, 6:32 AM / in International News, National News

IRD Investment Research Dynamics Nobody wants to acknowledge that Google has grown big and bad. But it has. Schmidt’s tenure as CEO saw Google integrate with the shadiest of U.S. power structures as it expanded into a geographically invasive megacorporation. But Google has always been comfortable with this proximity. Long before company founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin hired Schmidt […]

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Kenya’s Garissa University College Attacked by Gunmen; Dozens Shot

on April 2, 2015, 6:36 AM / in International News

By Alexander Smith  /  NBC News At least 14 people were killed, 65 injured and hundreds were unaccounted for Thursday after gunmen stormed a college campus in Kenya, officials said. Masked attackers “shot indiscriminately” and “heavy gunfire and explosions” could be heard during the hours-long standoff at Garissa University College, authorities said. The Red Cross confirmed that an unknown number […]

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This goes into the “wish I’d written this” file…

This goes into the “wish I’d written this” file…

on April 2, 2015, 6:18 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Here’s a headline I’d like to (but will probably never) see:  Hot Air from Climate Activists Raising Temperatures Worldwide Seriously, the climate change illusionists won’t rest until those of us whose brains haven’t overheated and who are still capable of critical thought have been punished and we are all paying some sort of global carbon tax for the crime of […]

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Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu

Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu

on March 29, 2015, 8:08 AM / in International News

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared. Israel has mounted what it terms an “uphill battle” against an agreement that might ease sanctions on the Iranians while leaving them with a nuclear infrastructure […]

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Kerry cancels plans to attend Monday event back in US

Kerry cancels plans to attend Monday event back in US

on March 29, 2015, 7:59 AM / in International News, National News

Lausanne (AFP) – In a sign that keenly watched Iran nuclear talks will go down to the wire, top US diplomat John Kerry has cancelled plans to attend a key event in Boston on Monday to remain at the negotiations in Switzerland. “Secretary Kerry was very much looking forward to being a part of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute’s dedication […]

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He’s Afraid He’ll Be Arrested If He Goes Home, but That Didn’t Stop This Iranian Reporter From Making a Bombshell Claim About Obama Administration’s Negotiation Strategy

on March 29, 2015, 7:30 AM / in International News, National News

By Sharona Schwartz  / The Blaze former Iranian journalist who once had close ties to President Hassan Rouhani said top Obama administration officials are toeing such a conciliatory line at the negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, they appear to be speaking “on Iran’s behalf.” “The U.S. negotiating team are mainly there to speak on Iran’s behalf with other members of […]

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Obama Leaks Israeli Nuke Secrets

Obama Leaks Israeli Nuke Secrets

on March 27, 2015, 6:31 AM / in International News

by Matthew Vadum  /  FrontPageMag.com President Obama ratcheted up his personal war on the State of Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by leaking Israel’s nuclear secrets to the media. This betrayal of one of America’s most loyal allies took the form of the Pentagon’s quiet declassification of a 386-page top-secret memo, titled, “Critical Technological Assessment in Israel and NATO […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz DELIBERATELY Crashed Flight 4U9525 Into Mountain to ‘Destroy the Plane’ After Locking His Captain Out of Cockpit, Reveals French Prosecutor

BREAKING NEWS: Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz DELIBERATELY Crashed Flight 4U9525 Into Mountain to ‘Destroy the Plane’ After Locking His Captain Out of Cockpit, Reveals French Prosecutor

on March 26, 2015, 9:29 AM / in International News

By Jake Wallis Simons and Darren Boyle and Allan Hall and Simon Tomlinson and Stephanie Linning and Harriet Sime In London and Peter Allen Daily Mail The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings Airbus A320 locked his captain out of the cockpit before deliberately crashing into a mountain to ‘destroy the plane’, it was sensationally revealed today. French prosecutor Brice Robin […]

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10 things you need to know today about Yesterday; March 25, 2015 Edition

10 things you need to know today about Yesterday; March 25, 2015 Edition

on March 25, 2015, 8:06 AM / in International News, National News

1. Black box found at Germanwings crash site Search crews found the first of two black box recorders of an airliner run by Lufthansa’s low-fare subsidiary, Germanwings, on a mountainside in the French Alps where the plane crashed Tuesday. All 144 passengers and six crew members are believed to have been killed. Investigators do not yet have a theory on […]

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