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Cruz, Paul, and Rubio Think Making It Easier To Buy a Gun In D.C. Will Make Us Safer

It will probably do wonders for the tourism bidness as well (boldface mine):

The three leading senators pursuing the Republican presidential nomination — Ted Cruz (Tex.), Rand Paul (Ky.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) — have clashed recently on foreign policy and other issues, but they agree on this: …

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Turkish newspaper editor in court for 'espionage' after revealing weapon convoy to Syrian militants

RT | November 26, 2015

A Turkish prosecutor asked a court to imprison the editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet newspaper pending trial for espionage and treason. In May, the outlet published photos of weapons it said were then transferred to Syria by Turkey’s intelligence agency.

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Civil Liberties

Israel meets with Google and YouTube to discuss censoring Palestinian videos

Tzipi Hotovely waves Israeli flag to proclaim Israeli intent to rebuild the ‘Holy Temple.’ Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90
MEMO | November 25, 2015

Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely has met with representatives of YouTube and Google to discuss ways to cooperate in what she calls the fight against “inciting violence and terrorism.”

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Civil Liberties

If China killed commodities super cycle, Fed is about to bury it



Has the Commodities Supercycle Run Its Course?


Gordon Johnson, Axiom Capital Management analyst, discusses the outlook for commodities and the prospects for SolarCity with Bloomberg’s Carol Massar on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg) 678 more words


Human resources: Walmart hired Lockheed Martin to keep tabs on employees

RT | November 25, 2015

Walmart hired global security giant Lockheed Martin a few years ago to monitor activism in its massive workforce, according to new documents.

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United States

Netanyahu Paves the Way for a New Era of Tyranny

By Jonathan Cook | Dissident Voice | November 24, 2015

With dismaying predictability, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu lost no time in exploiting the massacre in Paris.

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Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism

CUNY Chancellor to CUNY students, staff, and faculty on NYPD spying: Not my problem

On October 29, 2015, the Gothamist broke the story of an undercover officer from the NYPD spying on Muslim students at Brooklyn College for the last several years. 423 more words