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Who’s wars is America fighting anyway?

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Americans have been shamed many times by their elected representatives who cravenly bow to vested interests and betray the American people. But no previous disgraceful behavior can match the public shame brought to Americans by the behavior of the Senate Republicans in the confirmation hearing of Senator Chuck Hagel as …

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US government admits to killing four American citizens with drones

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US Attorney General Eric H. Holder United States Attorney General Eric Holder has informed Congress that four American citizens have been killed in Yemen and Pakistan by US drones since 2009. It has been widely reported but rarely acknowledged in Washington that three US citizens — Samir Khan, Anwar al-Awlaki …

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White House seeks $500m to arm terrorist groups in Syria

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The White House on Thursday asked Congress for half-a-billion dollars in aid to go towards opposition fighters in Syria at war with the regime of recently re-elected President Bashar Al-Assad. Meanwhile, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the Pentagon to develop more detailed plans to train and equip moderate …

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Ted Cruz’s wife is a Goldman Sachs VP and CFR member

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The establishment specializes in the old fashion bait-and-switch. It knows the people are sick and tired of government as usual and they want change. Obama was billed as Mr. Hope and Change. But once installed in the White House, he immediately continued and expanded the Bush agenda, that is to …

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Bitcoin: Bridging the political divide

When it comes to politics, the world seems to be getting more and more polarized. Looking at the USA as an example, you can see that in pretty much any national election, the USA now has clear “blue” and “red” states, in a manner that would have been simply unimaginable even …

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Obama to ‘bypass Congress’ on CISPA with cybersecurity executive order

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Unable to reach a deal with Congress, President Obama plans to use his power to exert executive actions against the will of lawmakers. The president will issue orders addressing controversial topics including cybersecurity. Although President Obama has issued fewer executive orders than any president in over 100 years, he is …

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Hillary Clinton guilty of arming terrorist groups

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By Andrew P. Napolitano In the course of my work, I am often asked by colleagues to review and explain documents and statutes. Recently, in conjunction with my colleagues Catherine Herridge and Pamela Browne, I read the transcripts of an interview Ms. Browne did with a man named Marc Turi, and Ms. …

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The bankers are backing Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

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Ahh…Oligarchy tastes so good, doesn’t it, America? It seems like only yesterday (because it was) that we reported that Hillary Clinton was bankrolled by Wall Street—and now we get the unsurprising news that Bush III is also financed by everyone’s favorite buyer of elections (sarcasm intended). Yes, Jeb Bush is currently bank-rolled …

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Ted Cruz and his Goldman Sachs wife

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Ted Cruz, kicking off his 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency, extolled his wife’s entrepreneurial spirit by telling of her grade-school bakery business. He didn’t mention the 10-year career at Goldman Sachs Group she just put on hold. Cruz, a Republican senator from Texas, became the first major-party candidate to …

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Senate extends warrantless wiretapping under FISA

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The Senate agreed on Friday to approve an extension of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, legislation that allows the NSA and other US intelligence agencies to wiretap conversations involving foreign citizens without obtaining a warrant. Despite growing opposition to one of the most notorious and secretive US spying programs, the …

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FIFA investigation is really an attack on Russia by the US

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Everyone knows that FIFA is corrupt, but why are they being investigated now and why from the United States of all places? The country where political, corporate and banking corruption is just part of doing business. Whilst on one level it’s good to see FIFA finally taken to the woodshed over their …

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Ron Paul: Secession movements are a response to excessive government

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On the heels of a failed attempt in Scotland to separate from the UK, longtime American lawmaker Ron Paul is opening up about his take on secessionism in the United States. Recent polling suggests that roughly a quarter of Americans support the notion of being able to have their state separate from …

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House approves Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ bill

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Former Rep. Ron Paul’s push to audit the Federal Reserve got another boost Wednesday when the House passed the bill for the second time in three years, and by a bigger margin than before. The bill, now sponsored by Rep. Paul Broun, Georgia Republican, was approved on a 333-92 vote, with all but …

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