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Breaking News: We've reached a point where it's the owners and the owned
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-17 10:36:02 -0700 | business-news

Oligarchy: A small group of people having control of a country, organization or institution. If you listen to the people running things in this country, the great tragedy in which our country started slipping away from its original ideals was...
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Breaking News: CTE diagnosis on former baseball player may help bring needed changes to sports
Posted by: Mike Sarzo SelectMedia

Cincinnati :: OH :: USA | updated 2013-12-17 08:51:12 -0800 | health-news

The baseball world and family members of former Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals utility player Ryan Freel were saddened last year when the 36-year-old committed suicide. Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine who studied Freel after his death...
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Breaking News: Winter Olympics in Sochi a worldwide stage for gay rights
Posted by: Jack J. Prather

Asheville :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-01-09 13:05:17 -0800 | political-news

The ongoing brutality toward gays and lesbians exhibited by government forces and rampaging bigots in Russia fortunately was captured on myriad cameras and broadcast to the world via social media and television, and that sparked an overwhelmingly negative reaction that...
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Breaking News: The Cliven Bundy standoff: Victory for freedom or dangerous precedent?
Posted by: tjlarson SelectMedia

Bunkerville :: NV :: USA | updated 2014-04-18 16:40:41 -0700 | disasters-news

The recent showdown in Nevada between private citizens on behalf of cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal forces is viewed by some as a victory for freedom against an increasingly tyrannical government. For others, it is viewed as the government...
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Breaking News: Letterman retiring, leaving huge void in late night
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-06 15:24:17 -0700 | entertainment-news

So word is that David Letterman will retire in 2015. CNN's Brian Stelter tweeted the news Thursday afternoon, which probably means Letterman himself either told friends or announced it himself during the taping of Thursday night's show. What? You thought...
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Breaking News: Alliance with de Blasio highlights Hillary Clinton's shape-shifting strategy for 2016
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-04 16:13:09 -0800 | political-news

The Clintons' refurbished political relationship with Bill de Blasio on proud display at his swearing-in Wednesday highlights how being centrist positions you conveniently on relatively uncommitted ideological grounds, where the benefits of opportunistic political shape-shifting can...
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Breaking News: Biggest threat in the world to peace? U-S-A, U-S-A
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-02-07 10:05:48 -0800 | political-news

Most of the people who read my posts here are living in the United States. That makes sense, I suppose. I write from the perspective of someone who has lived all but 20 months of his life in the US...
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Breaking News: US economy still in sluggish recovery as fourth-quarter growth revised down to 2.4 percent

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-03-04 12:28:25 -0800 | political-news

New data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Friday shows that real gross domestic product for the fourth quarter of 2013 was lower than earlier estimated. Real gross domestic product (GDP) is the amount of tangible goods and...
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Breaking News: Profile of courage: Digging family members from Washington mudslide with bare hands
Posted by: PrairieDogPress

Darrington :: WA :: USA | updated 2014-03-31 16:02:34 -0700 | disasters-news

The National Guard was called in to work along with dozens of local volunteers in northwest Washington this week to recover bodies entombed in a massive mud-covered grave caused by Saturday’s horrific mudslide that swamped almost a square mile of...
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Breaking News: Oliver Stone drops Martin Luther King Jr. biopic; explains on Twitter
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-24 11:24:11 -0800 | entertainment-news

Oliver Stone, 67, Oscar-winning filmmaker, took to Twitter to explain why he is dropping out of a much-awaited biopic on Martin Luther King Jr. A rewrite of the script, which included King’s alleged adultery, factions within the Civil Rights movement...
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Breaking News: Here's a Valentine's Day ad that doesn't seem quite like an ad
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2014-02-16 05:33:13 -0800 | business-news

Time Magazine may have called it “the most romantic ad you’ll see this Valentine’s Day,” but I still found myself quite perplexed at Schwarzkopf Professional's Valentine's Day commercial, which seems to be all over social media right now. (Warning: spoilers...
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Breaking News: Offshore tax havens and 'Third World' poverty: Why rich get richer, poor get poorer
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 20:55:16 -0700 | political-news

Author's note: This is the second installment of a trilogy. You may access the first installment here It is easy to understand Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman's observation that the largest increase in the concentration of wealth is seen in...
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Breaking News: Rev. Jeremiah Wright  still preaching the gospel five years after the controversy
Posted by: Harold Michael Harvey, JD SelectMedia

Atlanta :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-01-03 09:34:23 -0800 | political-news

A quarter of a century ago, Rev. Jeremiah Wright met a young man confused about who he was and where he fit into the grand scheme of things. The young man had been raised by a single mom whose skin...
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Breaking News: One in 10 US children hospitalized for mental illness, but treatment access unequal, study finds
Posted by: Elizabeth Renter

Raleigh :: NC :: USA | updated 2014-03-19 02:27:13 -0700 | health-news

According to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, nearly one in 10 children are hospitalized for mental health problems. But this figure doesn’t capture the whole truth, as even researchers involved admit treatment options like hospitalization...
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Breaking News: Radical Supreme Court tearing down all sorts of limits
Posted by: Michael Rappaport

Griffin :: GA :: USA | updated 2014-04-04 20:48:06 -0700 | political-news

It often turns out that of all the actions a president takes during his term in office, the judicial appointments he makes — especially to the Supreme Court — are the actions that matter most. Ronald Reagan left office more...
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