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Obama Snubs Netanyahu

House speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address the US Congress in March to discuss the Iranian nuclear threat.  The White House is plenty steamed about it and have launched a tirade via White House aides.   434 more words

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The Great #Kindness Challenge Week

From January 26 to 30, 2015, my daughter’s school was going to participate in the The Great Kindness Challenge every day this week to show support and a sense of community. 178 more words

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The Fallen Heroes of Maguindanao

While some of you are ranting about Philippines did not make it to the Top 5 of Ms. Universe, some 50+ PNP AFP Commandos were killed. 508 more words

AFP

Hot dogs and gyros and scrapple and barbecue, oh my!

Travel, as the intellectuals say, can be a broadening experience. Especially if you munch your way from coast to coast.

Most people travel for one of two reasons, either to do some sightseeing or to “get away from it all.” 1,417 more words

Nostalgia

Downsizing a Book Collection

“Downsizing” seems to have become a catchword in libraries lately. Physical books are seen less as repositories of knowledge–with a seemingly-endless amount of “knowledge”, both accurate and worthless, being available through the Internet–and more as space-eaters. 505 more words

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Obama administration to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors, hospitals

On Monday, the Obama Administration announced a plan to shift Medicare payments it makes to hospitals and doctors so they reward quality over volume. Officials said they hoped the move would be a catalyst for the entire health-care system. 260 more words

Politics