All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Politics’

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Agreement Is A “Historic Mistake”

As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet, CNN and the Washington Post report Netanyahu reiterating Israel’s desire to completely dismantle Iranian uranium enrichment programs, and halt any …

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Evolution in Texas Schools Encounters Resistance

A report from the Dallas Morning News confirmed that Texas State Board of Education members approved a series of textbooks this week that cover Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution in its scientific entirety. Almost immediately after the books were approved, a protest was lodged by one textbook reviewer who maintains creationist beliefs. Two of the approved textbooks were sidelined in …

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ObamaCare: White House Says Delay Helps Insurers

The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, will see a delay in its second enrollment next year. Formerly slated to begin on October 15, 2014, it will now begin a month later on November 15th instead. White House spokesman Jay Carney denies that the push is for tactical purposes, although it causes one to notice that the administration pushed …

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Illinois Legalizes Same Sex Marriage: Signed Into Law On Wednesday

In an effort to join the rest of the states that are becoming more progressive, Illinois has jumped on the same-sex bandwagon. On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn signed it into law, allowing same-sex couples to be married, and enjoy all of the same benefits that heterosexual couples have been getting since the institution of marriage began. The same-sex weddings would …

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Prince Alwaleed Says Obama Lacks Coherent Policy

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the Saudi royal and self-made billionaire investor, said President Barack Obama lacks a “comprehensive and coherent foreign policy” toward the Arab world. Alwaleed made the comment at “The Year Ahead: 2014,” a two-day conference in Chicago, hosted by Bloomberg LP. Alwaleed added, “Obviously, he’s not succeeding” as President. Citing Obama’s addressing the Arab world with a …

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George P. Bush: Beacon For Latino Voters?

George P. Bush, son of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush and nephew and grandson of presidents, has put his hat in the political ring as a candidate for Texas Land Comissioner. What’s so special about that? Well, besides being the latest Bush to boldly step into the political arena, Bush is of mixed race. His father, Jeb is married to …

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Congressman Charged with Cocaine Possession

First-term Florida Congressman Trey Radel has been charged with cocaine possession. He was arrested in Washington on October 29th according to information released from a spokesperson from the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Radel is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday where he will be arraigned for possessing a controlled substance. The misdemeanor charge could involve a …

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Yulia Tymoshenko Case May Delay EU Agreement

Ukraine was one of the fifteen satellite states compromising the Soviet Union from 1922 to the dissolution of the of the USSR in 1991. Since that time, Ukraine has been trying to find its footing as an independent European nation, a journey which has been wrought with struggles due to its proximity to and past with Russia. In 2004, Ukraine …

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This Anarchist Wants To Use Bitcoin to Crowdfund Assassins

Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political assassinations in a similar manner as Kickstarter. For the technically unfamiliar, “the Deepweb” or “DarkNet” (depending on who you’re talking …

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HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans

The Washington Post reported today that the Affordable Care Act’s primary website, HealthCare.gov, will be capable of getting 80 percent of Americans on an insurance plan, but that still leaves 20 percent who will remain without insurance. According to the best-case scenario from the Obama administration, those 20 percent will be unable to purchase insurance online because of either their …

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Rod Blagojevich’s Win Not Likely To Scare Prosecution

Even though ex Ill Governor Rod Blagojevich will get another chance to plead his case, the prosecution has made it fully aware that they have no intention of letting the conviction be overturned in their 169 page response motion calling his appeal an ‘extraordinary claim.’ His legal defensed filed an appeal in July arguing that his case should be overturned …

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Obamacare Starting To Look Like A Failure

Obamacare is starting to look like a big failure thanks to his own administration glitches and overblown promises.  The latest embarrassment  to the Obama administration came on Friday when 39 house Democrats sided with the Republicans to vote for a proposed fix to canceled insurance policies under Obamacare. The ‘fix‘ is seen by many analysts as a temporary solution to …

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