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What You Need To Know About The TPP In 10 Minutes

March 6, 2016 5:44 PM0 comments
What You Need To Know About The TPP In 10 Minutes

On February 4, 2016, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement was signed by each of 12 participating countries. This 6000-page monstrosity of intentionally inaccessible doublespeak is set to impact over 800 million people and 40% of the world’s GDP upon ratification. Created over 7 years in legally mandated secrecy it […]

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Ted Cruz GOP Planned Parenthood and the budget Showdown

September 28, 2015 11:59 AM0 comments
Ted Cruz GOP Planned Parenthood and the budget Showdown

If he’s ever going to break out of the GOP pack, the showdown over Planned Parenthood and the budget will be what does it. If Ted Cruz is ever going to break through in the Republican presidential primary, the time is now. Cruz has been the workmanlike conservative of the […]

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Bernie Sanders Puts Barack Obama to Shame

September 8, 2015 1:22 AM0 comments
Bernie Sanders Puts Barack Obama to Shame

Not long ago I was sitting at home writing something for publication – I won’t say what, except that it was a passage about a certain politician on the Hill. Out of habit I launched into a description that was full of nasty and personal language, and I was about […]

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Obama Has Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders

November 27, 2013 9:01 AM0 comments
Obama Has Pardoned Almost As Many Turkeys As Drug Offenders

WASHINGTON – When President Barack Obama pardons two overweight turkeys named Carmel and Popcorn during a ceremony at the White House on Wednesday, the number of pardons bestowed on semi-flightless birds during his presidency will almost match the number he has granted to human beings convicted of drug crimes. Despite […]

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John Kerry Says Iran Talks Far From Over Following Nuclear Deal

November 24, 2013 9:22 PM0 comments
John Kerry Says Iran Talks Far From Over Following Nuclear Deal

GENEVA, Nov 25 – Saturday night had turned into Sunday morning and four days of talks over Iran’s nuclear programme had already gone so far over schedule that the Geneva Intercontinental Hotel had been given over to another event. A black tie charity ball was finishing up and singers with […]

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GOP’s huge Tea Party mess has only just begun

October 17, 2013 10:52 AM0 comments
GOP’s huge Tea Party mess has only just begun

WASHINGTON – Last night, Republicans stood aside as Congress increased the debt limit and reopened the government. In return, they got nothing. Or more accurately, they got something that already existed, and gave Democrats something they’d been blocking for months. The deal Harry Reid struck with Mitch McConnell includes a […]

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Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

October 9, 2013 4:56 PM0 comments
Wall Street Isn’t Buying Obama’s Doomsday Scenario

Markets sold off sharply yesterday as the rhetoric surrounding the looming debt ceiling escalated. The S&P500 (^GSPC) dropped 1.2% to 1,655; the lowest close in more than month. Despite the worst single day drop since the current sell-off began, most traders remain skeptical that the similar debacle in summer of […]

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Really; Jihad, Terrorists, Suicide Bombers Enough – Congress & Senate – All need to be up for election Nov 7, 2013

October 2, 2013 3:39 PM0 comments
Really; Jihad, Terrorists, Suicide Bombers Enough – Congress & Senate – All need to be up for election Nov 7, 2013

WASHINGTON – White House Meeting On Government Shutdown Ends Without A Deal. Despite an emergency meeting at the White House, congressional leaders reported no progress late Wednesday on trying to reach a budget deal — while over on Capitol Hill, tempers were flaring and lawmakers were melting down on the […]

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Obama: Government Shut Down By Republicans On ‘An Ideological Crusade’

October 1, 2013 10:18 AM0 comments
Obama: Government Shut Down By Republicans On ‘An Ideological Crusade’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an “ideological crusade” against his health care law. Obama is speaking in the Rose Garden on the first day of the government shutdown. He says the longer the shutdown continues, the worse the impact will […]

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eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Doesn’t Share American ‘Values’ In Syria – Obama

September 15, 2013 12:39 PM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com Reports Russia Doesn’t Share American ‘Values’ In Syria – Obama

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says a U.S.-Russian agreement offers a chance to destroy Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons and promises to end the threat they pose to Syrians and the world. But the two powers are divided over the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Obama, speaking in a […]

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