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Catholic charity to hold day of prayer for peace in Iraq

Aid to the Church in Need has scheduled Aug. 6 as day of prayer for Iraq, portions of which are now controlled by Islamist militants, in response to the violence threatening Christians and others in the nation. 710 more words

Iraq

Resolution introduced to protect persecuted Christians in Iraq

Congressional representatives have introduced a resolution to protect persecuted Christians and other minorities in Iraq, as Islamist militants consolidate control over portions of the country’s northwest. 457 more words

Iraq

8/1/14...bring it on...right, Dubya? Mission Accomplished!

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: …for the upcoming weekend…
“What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?” – W.C. 1,600 more words

Economy

What Did the Arab Spring Accomplish?

John Price (Ambassador to Mauritius, Seychelles and Comoros, 2002-2005)

Cross-posted from Ambassador Price’s July 30, 2014 blog post.

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The root of discontent stemmed from unjust governance, poverty, food insecurity and unemployment issues. 1,392 more words

Africa

Mid-Year Election Round-Up

It has been a busy year of elections so far and it is time to tot up the results. There have been many upsets, many disappointing expected results and some are still undecided weeks after Election Day. 1,492 more words

Afghanistan

Michael Savage: 'Muslim Sisterhood' runs White House

President Obama appears reticent to help Israel stamp out Hamas once and for all because his administration is being run by a “Muslim Sisterhood,” nationally syndicated talk-host Michael Savage told his listeners… 247 more words

Government

Centinel2012 reblogged this and commented:

Can't argue this point and I like the analogue the Muslim Sisterhood it fits!

How far the Grand Old Party has Fallen

The following article was submitted by New NY 23rd reader Deb Meeker.

As the President of the United States and his Administration continues to deal with -

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Congress