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Breaking News: How fear and hate influence American voters
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-20 09:34:15 -0700 | political-news

Hate and fear have been at the heart of some of the most tumultuous times in human history. They are also emotions that are being used by America’s power brokers to influence the electorate and reshape the nation. It is...
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Breaking News: President Obama's favorite period in school? Recess!
   
Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 12:36:15 -0800 | political-news

It appears that the US Supreme Court, hearing amicus briefings from all of the 45 Republican senators in the US Senate, is not buying President Barack Obama's creative interpretation of the "recess appointment clause" to the United States Constitution. Reuters'...
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Breaking News: Will children need to pack guns in their lunch boxes for protection?
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-28 17:17:05 -0700 | disasters-news

“Hey, mom, I’m off to school.” “OK, you didn’t forget to pack your gun, did you?” “No, mom, I got it in my lunch box.” Farfetched? Yes. But surely no more ludicrous than suggesting, like the NRA and other gun...
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Breaking News: Obama to release legal justification for drone killings of US citizens: What about non-US citizens?
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-03 21:30:56 -0700 | disasters-news

The Obama administration has said it will release a 2011 secret memo outlining the legal justification for the use of drones in targeted killings of US citizens believed to be plotting terrorist attacks against the US in foreign countries. According...
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Breaking News: Republicans drink the bitter 'tea' just like Jonestown Kool-Aid
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-18 07:37:36 -0700 | political-news

President Barack Obama’s new senior adviser called the Republican Party a “cult worthy of Jonestown,” but he’s wrong. In Jonestown, they drank poisonous Kool-Aid; the GOP drinks tea laced with bitterness and a blinding distrust of government. Still, John Podesta...
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Breaking News: Federal prosecutors seek death penalty  for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-17 06:51:18 -0700 | disasters-news

Attorney General Eric Holder has authorized federal prosecutors to seek capital punishment for Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged with multiple federal crimes related to the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured 260. “After consideration...
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Breaking News: Quinnipiac poll: Obama ranks above G.W. Bush as worst president since World War II
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-07-06 14:20:45 -0700 | political-news

According to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, 33 percent of American voters said that "President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II," compared with 28 percent who said George W. Bush was the worst and 13...
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Breaking News: US middle class no longer world's most affluent
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-27 01:07:46 -0700 | political-news

A new analysis of income data shows that the US middle class, the most affluent in the world for several decades, has lost that unique distinction. Canada’s middle class has replaced the US middle class as the world’s most affluent....
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Breaking News: Former Bush counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke says Bush, Cheney are war criminals
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-02 12:09:04 -0700 | disasters-news

Richard Clarke, top counterterrorism official under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, has accused George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney of committing war crimes in their invasion of Iraq in 2003. He made the assertion in...
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Posted by: larsknutson SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-27 18:21:48 -0700 | political-news

Michael Helms of the "Rick & Bubba Show" recounted an interesting tale earlier this month. He enrolled his family on the Obamacare website after finding out his current plan didn't live up to Obamacare standards. When he enrolled, there was...
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Breaking News: Court orders US government to release memo on drone killings
   
Posted by: Nina Rai

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-29 10:47:38 -0700 | political-news

In a setback to the US government, a New York federal appeals court Monday ordered the Obama administration to release parts of classified memo legally justifying the use of drone strikes to kill American citizens overseas. In doing so the...
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Breaking News: Unemployment compensation bill faces uphill battle in House and Senate
   
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-30 16:37:15 -0700 | political-news

An Emergency Unemployment Compensation extension bill was introduced to both the Senate and House this week. The bipartisan effort was spearheaded by Sens. Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Dean Heller (R-Nev.) Funding for the EUC was terminated on Dec. 28, 2013,...
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Breaking News: Fort Hood shooting: Why are US soldiers more prone to PTSD? (Part 2)
   
Posted by: JOHN-THOMAS DIDYMUS SelectMedia

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 15:56:33 -0700 | disasters-news

Author's note: This is the second of a three-part series. You may access Part 1 here. Several suggestions have been made to explain the observation that American soldiers who have seen combat action tend to have a higher prevalence of...
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Breaking News: Republicans now frontrunners in 2014 House, Senate elections
   
Posted by: Barry Ellsworth

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-01-05 16:12:33 -0800 | political-news

A new headache for President Barack Obama – a poll released Thursday contained the ominous news that the Republicans have surged ahead in the horse race to win the Senate and House in the 2014 elections. The CNN/ORC International poll...
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Breaking News: Political correctness: This dangerous new inquisition by the Left
   
Posted by: larsknutson

Washington :: DC :: USA | updated 2014-06-17 10:16:23 -0700 | political-news

During an interview on Fox News, May 22, Dr. Ben Carson explained the notorious February 2013 "Prayer Breakfast speech" by highlighting Western cultural reluctance to greet each other with the simple "Merry Christmas"---a salutation difficult to take offensively. He asserted...
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