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U.S. discusses Iran sanctions with Iraq, Baghdad hurt by curbs on Iranian gas imports

U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he discussed sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials as Washington pressures Baghdad to stop importing Iranian gas that is crucial for its power grid. 372 more words

Air Force FOIA Shop Says Request Denied for “Reasons”: FRINFORMSUM 11/29/2018

The Air Force Couldn’t Have Sent a More Unprofessional, Unlawful FOIA Response Letter to a Worse Place

The Air Force has sent a shockingly informal, candid, unprofessional, and unlawful FOIA response letter to the National Security Archive. 1,185 more words

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Poland Signs Deal For Long-Term Deliveries Of U.S. Gas

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s main gas company signed a long-term contract Thursday to receive deliveries of liquefied natural gas from the United States as part of a larger effort to reduce its energy dependence on Russia. 462 more words

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Acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker started at tight end for Iowa in 1991 Rose Bowl

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump named a former college football player, Matt Whitaker of the early-1990s Iowa Hawkeyes, the acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions resigned from the post Wednesday. 546 more words

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"Good" and "Bad" Shame

Theodore Roethke with his poem, “Dolour” capture so poignantly the prison that shame can create for us.  He captures the daily grind of routine, devoid of spontaneity and spirit, which Emerson had reference to when he bemoaned that, “Most men live lives of quiet desperation.”  For desperation is what ensues in spiritual deprivation, which always leads to addictions such as drugs, alcohol, ideology, (including religious ideology), and consumerism: 428 more words

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Coal is dying, and Trump knows it

Of all the empty promises Donald Trump made on the campaign trail in 2016, perhaps the cruelest one was the vow he made to coal miners that the coal mining industry would come roaring back. 1,132 more words