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10 dire consequences of Obama’s re-election victory

obama

What does an Obama re-election mean for the next four years in America? Now that he’s in his second and last term, of course, Obama no longer needs to restrain his actions according to popularity. He can simply unleash any desirable executive order and rule by decree, bypassing Congress as he has frequently …

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10 ways to be great today

Earlier this week I wrote a post about the pursuit of greatness. I highlighted how it can sometimes create stress when it manifests as fear that we’re not good enough and might never be. In reviewing the reader comments, I felt a sense of deep appreciation for knowing so many truly great people. …

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North Korea accuses US of attempting to spark war

A top North Korean diplomat lays the blame for unceasing tensions between the Koreas solely on the US. The Korean peninsula is the world’s biggest hotspot, he acknowledged, mentioning thermonuclear conflict as a possibility. Speaking at the final session of the UN 193-member General Assembly, North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister …

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Ex-TSA agent: We steal from travelers all the time

TSA stealing

A TSA agent convicted of stealing more than $800,000 worth of goods from travelers said this type of theft is “commonplace” among airport security. Almost 400 TSA officers have been fired for stealing from passengers since 2003. Pythias Brown, a former Transportation Security Administration officer at Newark Liberty International Airport, …

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Taxes without borders

World Health Organisation

World Health Organization mulling global cigarette tax. The World Health Organization (WHO) is considering a global excise tax of up to 70 percent on cigarettes at an upcoming November conference, raising concerns among free market tax policy analysts about fiscal sovereignty and bureaucratic mission creep. In draft guidelines published this September, the …

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Leaked: Troika requires 6-day working week in Greece

A leaked email sent to the Greek Ministries of Finance and Labor from the Troika says Greek private sector workers should work six days a week and longer hours. The letter, which was published on August 31, shows that the Troika expects the Labor Ministry to implement a number of …

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Tony Blair caught profiting from Saudi oil contracts

Tony Blair Saudi oil PetroSaudi

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair allegedly earned £41,000 a month after signing a secretive contract with a Saudi oil company, The Sunday Times reports. Blair brokered multi-million pound deals for PetroSaudi with senior Chinese officials through his company Tony Blair Associates, according to The Sunday Times. His lucrative dealings, discovered …

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Algeria to donate World Cup prize money to Gaza

The Algerian World Cup team has decided to donate their team salary of $9 million they got after their Round of 16 match with Germany to the people of Gaza, revealed one of the squad’s forwards. “They need it more than us,” 26-year old Islam Slimani, whose club is Sporting Lisbon. …

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JP Morgan whistleblowers confess bank manipulates gold & silver

Gold Silver

In a stunning development, two JP Morgan whistleblowers have confessed that the bank manipulates the gold and silver markets. This is truly a shocking admission by the courageous JP Morgan whistleblowers. In a blockbuster King World News interview, London metals trader Andrew Maguire told KWN that the two JP Morgan …

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2012 US presidential campaign cost $7 billion

Romney vs Obama

Parties, candidates and other organizations put up about $7 billion in the 2012 presidential election in the US. It was the first presidential vote following the Supreme Court ruling that granted corporations freedom of political speech. And like every American presidential election before it, it set the record for most …

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Russia officially joins World Trade Organization

President Putin signing WTO bill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the bill ratifying the county’s entry to the World Trade Organization (WTO) after almost two decades of negotiations. The Kremlin press office announced the decision on Saturday, saying this concludes more than 18 years of intense negotiations. The lower house of parliament, the State …

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Eurozone unemployment hits record-high 11.9%

Europe starving

Unemployed workers wait outside a government job centre in Madrid. Unemployment has hit unprecedented levels across Europe, with youth joblessness particularly high, according to a new EU report. Spain was hardest-hit: Overall unemployment was measured at over 20 percent, and youth joblessness was over 55 percent. The number of those …

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9th top level banker found dead within weeks

Dead men tell no tales

The dismal trail of dead bankers continues. As The Journal Star reports, a successful Lincoln businessman and member of a prominent local family died last week. Former National Bank of Commerce CEO James Stuart Jr. was found dead in Scottsdale, Ariz., the morning of Feb. 19. A family spokesman did not say what …

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Fukushima nuclear disaster was ‘man-made’ says damning new report

The operator of the power plant, Japanese government and regulators are all criticised in report by parliamentary panel ‘They effectively betrayed the nation’s right to be safe from nuclear accidents’ says report The findings call for further investigation into the impact of the 9.0 magnitude earthquake on the reactors at Fukushima …

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One of many: $90 million silver bullion ponzi scheme exposed

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is charging a South Carolina-based firm with operating a $90 million Ponzi scheme, fraudulently offering contracts on silver sales, but never actually purchasing any metal, the agency said late Wednesday. The CFTC charged Ronnie Gene Wilson and Atlantic Bullion & Coin, Inc, both of Easley, …

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