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Why Hillary Is Not Qualified to Be President

Because she enthusiastically supported an illegal, disastrous war. In fact, she has supported every single American military action that has taken place (and some that haven’t taken place) over the past 20 years. 12 more words

Congress backs Israel's Iron Dome missile defense

WASHINGTON (AP) – Congress approved a $225 million package to replenish Israel’s missile defenses with its last order of business before a five-week recess, as the Jewish state’s cease-fire with Hamas unraveled and Israeli forces pushed deep into Gaza in search of a missing army officer. 659 more words

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More on Argentina's "Default"

This article sheds some light on the absurdity of the situation. As I suspected would happen, Argentina continues to exist even after the default, and in fact continues to be the most interesting country in the world.

Links for 8-1-2014

  • There's an Anglican church in Baghdad, St. George's, whose vicar, Canon Andrew White, writes an interesting blog. The charity he runs is swamped trying to care for refugees fleeing Islamic State, so he could use some help if you're so inclined.

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Goats at the White House

I peered closely at the black and white image. Figures in the backyard of the White House. A goat hooked to a wagon with two children onboard. 270 more words

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allAfrica.com: Africa Must Also Lobby U.S. Congress on Trade Law Page 1 of 2

Next week about 48 African leaders will descend on Washington, DC for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. African leaders are expected to arrive with a long list of items to address with President Barack Obama, with the need to expeditiously reauthorise the African Growth and Opportunity Act AGOA near the top of the list. 61 more words

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Dems Say Rauner Trying To Buy Votes With $1M Pledge To South Side Credit Union

CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — The wealthy Republican running for Illinois governor is catching heat for pledging $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago’s South Side for loans to small African-American businesses. 619 more words

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