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Shell, with unexpected Arctic drilling approval, looks like Obama’s kind of oil company

Shell, with unexpected Arctic drilling approval, looks like Obama’s kind of oil company

on May 13, 2015, 7:32 AM / in International News, National News

By J.E. Dyer / Liberty Unyielding As noted earlier today, the Obama administration on Monday gave Royal Dutch Shell “conditional approval” to drill an Arctic oil lease off the coast of Alaska in the Chukchi Sea – a move that has environmental groups in a tizzy. Shell actually gave up on its hopes of drilling in the Arctic a little […]

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Here We Go Again: Verizon To Buy AOL Marking Another Tech Bubble Top

Here We Go Again: Verizon To Buy AOL Marking Another Tech Bubble Top

on May 13, 2015, 7:22 AM / in International News, National News

By Tyler Durden  /  Zero Hedge The last time AOL was involved in a mega merger was January 2000, when AOL acquired Time Warner for $182 billion in what was the mega deal of the last tech bubble, creating a $350 billion behemoth… which nearly dragged down both companies a few years later. Fast forward 15 years and here is […]

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Race Pandering a Dead End for GOP

Race Pandering a Dead End for GOP

on May 13, 2015, 6:06 AM / in International News, National News

Editor’s Note: As the GOP establishment works hard to attract new visible minority voters, it is progressively alienating the most important voting constituency in the U.S. At National Review, Larry Kudlow has an article arguing that the “GOP Will Lose in 2016 without Sensible Immigration Reform.”  This narrative has been trotted out repeatedly over the years by the more centrist […]

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Fast-track trade bill faces key test in U.S. Congress

Fast-track trade bill faces key test in U.S. Congress

on May 12, 2015, 6:18 AM / in International News, National News

By Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pacific trade agreement faces its first test in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday in a knife-edge vote that may hold the key to President Barack Obama’s diplomatic pivot to Asia. The Senate vote is one of a likely series of congressional hurdles to be overcome that will hinge on the […]

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10 things in tech world you just might need to know today May12th 2015

10 things in tech world you just might need to know today May12th 2015

on May 12, 2015, 6:15 AM / in International News

Good morning! Here’s the tech news you need to know today. Thanks to Business Insider….. 1. The CEO of Fiat Chrysler says that Apple is planning an “intervention” in the automotive industry. He met with Apple in California. 2. Samsung’s share of the smartphone market in China has halved in the last 12 months. Apple, however, has surged 62% in […]

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Dhimmitude in America?

Dhimmitude in America?

on May 8, 2015, 8:21 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

by Joseph Backholm  /  Family Policy Institute You may not know what dhimmitude is and hopefully you never experience it. But you’ve probably heard of ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and you’re almost surely aware of what Christians are. Dhimmitude is an Islamic system that governs non-Muslims who have been conquered through Jihad by folks like ISIS. […]

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Bedtime stories ‘allowed,’ but not church or private school: prof re-engineers family for egalitarian utopia

Bedtime stories ‘allowed,’ but not church or private school: prof re-engineers family for egalitarian utopia

on May 8, 2015, 8:15 AM / in International News, National News

And soon coming to our shores…… COVENTRY, England, May 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Parents alert: right now a left-wing philosopher is dreaming up arguments for why you should be stopped from sending your children to private school or take them to church, mosque or synagogue. He’s okay for now with the bedtime stories, however. His name is Adam Swift, a […]

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News from Devvy; May 6th 2015

News from Devvy; May 6th 2015

on May 6, 2015, 7:30 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Act surprised. The double crossing liars: Obamacare repeal falls off Republicans’ to-do list as law takes hold Exclusive — Empirical Vote Data Shows Democrats Still Control US Senate, Harry Reid’s Office Rejoices Senate ‘just rewrote’ Constitution to give Obama more power Hill and Bill can’t hide from shady deals exposed in ‘Clinton Cash’ – “..a homily at a whorehouse.” The […]

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Sessions warns giant trade deal cedes power to Obama, threatens US economy – Yellowhammer News

Sessions warns giant trade deal cedes power to Obama, threatens US economy – Yellowhammer News

on May 6, 2015, 7:00 AM / in International News, National News

Thanks to Kathy WASHINGTON — Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is warning his colleagues and the American people about the dangers of approving the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), an executive branch agency that would allow the President to side-step Congress when creating trade agreements. “Congress has the responsibility to ensure that any international trade agreement entered into by the United States […]

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Hello Al Gore: Low Sun Spot Cycle Could Mean another ‘Little Ice Age’

Hello Al Gore: Low Sun Spot Cycle Could Mean another ‘Little Ice Age’

on May 6, 2015, 6:07 AM / in International News, National News

Editor’s Note: The sun is engaging in climate change denial. . The sun is known to be the main driver of all weather and climate. With 99.86% of the mass in our solar system, the great ball of violent fire in the sky has recently gone quiet in what is likely to be the weakest sunspot cycle in more than […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday: May 5, 2015 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday: May 5, 2015 Edition

on May 5, 2015, 8:45 AM / in International News, National News

1. Texas police identify alleged gunmen killed outside Muhammad cartoon contest The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for the attack outside a contest in Texas involving caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, calling the two alleged gunmen “soldiers” and threatening more attacks. Texas authorities identified the men, who were shot dead by police, as Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi. They were […]

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The Curious Supporters of the Corker Bill

The Curious Supporters of the Corker Bill

on May 3, 2015, 8:28 AM / in International News, National News, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Half a loaf isn’t better than no loaf, when the half loaf is poisonous. Under no circumstances should Iran be allowed to get the bomb, given that they are the world’s leading sponsor of terrorism, have killed many American’s and constantly chant death to America. For those who care, it is also dedicated to destroying Israel, America’s most […]

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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to Daughter

on May 2, 2015, 7:40 AM / in International News

NBC LONDON — The royal baby is here! British palace officials announced that Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday at 8:34 a.m. (3:34 a.m. ET). The news prompted a huge cheer from a crowd of royal watchers waiting outside the hospital where the duchess gave birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are […]

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Rand Paul Calls Iraq War a “Mistake,” Libya a “Disaster”

Rand Paul Calls Iraq War a “Mistake,” Libya a “Disaster”

on April 29, 2015, 10:07 AM / in International News, National News

Emphasizing his foreign policy differences with Hillary Clinton — and with most of his Republican senate colleagues — GOP presidential contender Rand Paul (shown) told a group of about 30 Orthodox Jewish leaders in Brooklyn on Monday that overthrowing Saddam Hussein in Iraq was a “mistake” and ousting Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi was a disaster. The Kentucky senator at the same time […]

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10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 28, 2015 Edition

10 things you need to know today about yesterday: April 28, 2015 Edition

on April 28, 2015, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News

1. Maryland governor declares state of emergency after riots erupt in Baltimore Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) declared a state of emergency and sent the National Guard to Baltimore on Monday to quell rioting that broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died last week after suffering a spinal cord injury in police custody. […]

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Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Hits 5,000 as Aid Starts Flowing In

on April 28, 2015, 7:34 AM / in International News

By  Miguel Almaguer, Aarne Heikkila and Alexander Smith KATHMANDU, Nepal — The death toll from the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal surpassed 5,000 on Tuesday, as the government pushed back against criticism over a slow response. Rescuers were still digging bodies out of the rubble in the capital Kathmandu, where centuries-old buildings were flattened by Saturday’s quake and many people […]

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A Century Later: Not the Guns of August, But Perhaps September

A Century Later: Not the Guns of August, But Perhaps September

on April 27, 2015, 6:25 AM / in International News, National News

The world could stumble into war, as it did 100 years ago. Whoever hired the snipers of Maidan Square have a lot to answer for, including making China’s planned war in Asia more difficult for the US and its allies. As a quid pro quo for China supporting it over Crimea and the eastern Ukraine, Russia is in the process […]

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A Word to the Wise… When you say something mean on the Web….

A Word to the Wise… When you say something mean on the Web….

on April 26, 2015, 10:59 AM / in International News, National News

  Computers have unique signatures and addresses. Ever wonder what your address is. For a computer to communicate with other computers and Web servers on the Internet, it must have an IP address. An IP address (IP stands for Internet Protocol) is a unique 32-bit number that identifies the location of your computer on a network. Basically, it works like […]

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Amended China law curbs tobacco ads in land of smokers

Amended China law curbs tobacco ads in land of smokers

on April 25, 2015, 7:50 AM / in International News

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s parliament has passed legislation that restricts tobacco advertising in public, strengthening efforts to curb smoking in a country where more than a billion people are smokers or exposed to second-hand smoke. A revised Advertisement Law approved on Friday by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, China’s top legislative body, bans tobacco ads in the […]

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Did GE Buy-Off Hillary For A 1.9 Billion Dollar Contract?

Did GE Buy-Off Hillary For A 1.9 Billion Dollar Contract?

on April 23, 2015, 7:12 AM / in International News, National News

By Judy Kent and David Almasi  / National Center for Public Policy Research For Release: April 22, 2015 At today’s annual meeting of General Electric shareholders in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the National Center for Public Policy Research asked the industrial giant about the apparent conflict of interest between its philanthropy and the actions of top government officials, and raised the […]

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