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Court extends stop on order blocking indefinite detention law

A federal appeals court has extended a temporary stay of a district court judge’s order barring the government from using an indefinite detention provision in a defense bill passed by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama late last year. A three-judge motions panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals …

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Obama’s birth certificate is ‘definitely fraudulent’

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The long-form birth certificate released by the White House in April 2011 is fraudulent, claim investigators acting as a posse for Arizona’s Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The posse had earlier said the certificate may have been a computer-generated forgery, but now they say they are positive that the document …

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Our problem is the Federal Reserve – David Stockman

Former OMB boss David Stockman told CNBC that Romney’s vision of capitalism is not possible if the Federal Reserve continues to run the economy. Stockman said the only candidate that had it right was Ron Paul. “He was the only one that had it right about the Fed,” Stockman said. …

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Obama wins right to indefinitely detain Americans under NDAA

A lone appeals judge bowed down to the Obama administration late Monday and reauthorized the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process. Last week, a federal judge ruled that an temporary injunction on section 1021 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 must …

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Another world leader cancels on Obama due to NSA spying

Dilma Rousseff

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has postponed a state visit to Washington in response to the US spying on her communications with top aides. Rousseff is demanding a full public apology from President Obama. Barack Obama spoke with Rousseff on Monday in an attempt to persuade her into following through with …

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Trump stupidly calls whistleblower Chelsea Manning an ‘ungrateful traitor’

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President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Chelsea Manning, the Army private who gave military documents to WikiLeaks and whose sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, is an “ungrateful traitor” for penning an op-ed accusing Obama of too often compromising with his political opponents. “Ungrateful TRAITOR Chelsea Manning, …

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GOP unleashes attacks on Libertarian presidential candidate

Recent polls suggest Republican nominee Mitt Romney is narrowing in on US President Barack Obama, but the incumbent isn’t the only one posing a challenge to the GOP. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is also giving Republicans a run for their money. Johnson, the two-time governor of New Mexico and former …

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US airstrikes in sovereign Syria an excuse to get at Assad

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, Syria and “wherever they exist.” In a public address to the American people, President Obama announced that the US will “conduct a systematic …

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Pentagon requests $534 billion for 2016, largest ever war budget

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The White House will be seeking $534 billion from Congress to run the Pentagon in 2016 – its largest budget ever. However, a source told RT that the budget is actually closer to $1 trillion, and has been for several administrations. The Obama administration declared an end to “mindless austerity” …

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CNN promotes Trump assassination idea to install Democrat president

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CNN has been criticized for airing a report which revealed that an Obama appointee would become president if Donald Trump was killed during an attack on the inauguration tomorrow. Entitled Disaster could put Obama cabinet member in Oval Office, the report admits that there is no specific threat targeting the …

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US lifts ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam

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The US has decided to “completely lift” its embargo on trade in lethal arms with the Southeast Asian country, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang has said, Reuters reports. “Vietnam very much appreciates the US decision to completely lift the ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam, which is the clear …

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Russian Embassy in UK responds to sanctions with hilarious tweet

Russian Embassy UK sanctions tweet

The Russian response to Barack Obama’s announcement that he was expelling 35 diplomats over the alleged cyber attack on the US election, was fast, and in some cases, rather amusing. As officials in Moscow said that US diplomats would be ordered to leave in a tit-for-tat response, the Russian Embassy used Twitter to make …

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House passes $1.1 trillion government spending bill

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Republicans have muscled a $1.1 trillion bill financing government agencies through the House after President Barack Obama phoned Democratic lawmakers and urged them to back the measure. The House approved the measure late Thursday by 219-206. The compromise bill keeps agencies funded through next September. Many conservatives opposed it because …

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