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  • Dangerous Housing Market-Manipulated Ponzi Style Boom-Fabian Calvo
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Real Estate expert Fabian Calvo says boom bust housing crisis is on the way.  Calvo explains, “There are a lot of outlier indicators that show the run-up to another big boom in housing prices.  If you look back and consider my theory of the ‘pump and dump’ in March of 2012, […]Related Posts:Real Estate Pump and Dump Scheme-F […]
  • Economy Will Crash, World War III Coming-Gerald Celente
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Renowned trend researcher, Gerald Celente, said at the beginning of 2014 that the economy would tank and war is on its way.  It looks like his predictions are coming true.  On the economy, Celente contends, “This whole so-called recovery has been built up on unprecedented levels of cheap money.  They keep […]Related Posts:Mid […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 7.25.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com With all the wars and rumors of wars in the world, are we headed for some massive East versus West confrontation?  Let’s tie it all together and start in Ukraine. There are new allegations from the U.S. State Department about Russia actually shooting into Ukraine from the Russian side of the […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap- […]
  • Germany Secretly Planning on Joining BRICS-Jim Willie
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Financial newsletter writer Jim Willie says no matter who shot down the Malaysian commercial jet over Ukraine recently, there is going to be massive fallout.  Willie contends, “Here’s the big, big consequence.  The U.S. is basically telling Europe you have two choices here.  Join us with the war against Russia.  Join […]Rela […]
  • The Chaos is Planned-Rob Kirby
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Derivatives and gold expert Rob Kirby contends financial markets are controlled by the U.S. Treasury.  For example, Kirby contends, “The Interest rate derivative trade means the U.S. Treasury can make banks captive buyers of any amount of U.S. government debt it wants to issue–literally any amount.”  Kirby goes on to say, “Th […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 7.18.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   Only three stories in the Weekly News Wrap-Up, but they all have something in common.  They all will have cascading effects that will go on for some time to come.  First up, the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine.  Nearly 300 people are dead; and of that total, […]Related Posts:Weekly News Wrap-Up […]
  • 2008 Meltdown Revisited-There’s No Solution-Egon von Greyerz
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Gold and financial expert, Egon von Greyerz, says buckle your seat belts–a replay of the 2008 financial crisis will “soon return.”  Greyerz contends, “What happened in 2008 was expected by us for quite a long time.  The solution of $25 trillion to save banks and financial markets was not a solution.  […]Related Posts:Will Fe […]
  • U.S. Economy-Plunge, Stagnation & Turning Down Anew-John Williams
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Economist John Williams says to forget about the so-called recovery.  What’s coming next is recession or worse.  Williams contends, “The fact that we saw a -2.9% contraction in the first quarter, in official reporting . . . you know the economy is in real bad shape.  It’s continued to the second […]Related Posts:Dollar on the […]
  • Weekly News Wrap-Up 7.11.14
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  I warned last week about the kidnapping and murder of three Israelis and revenge killing of a Palestinian teen sparking violence in Israel.  My fear is now been confirmed with Hamas rocket attacks on various targets in Israel.  Israel is making counter attacks that have claimed the lives of dozens in […]Related Posts:Weekly […]
  • Islamic State-Loose Artillery Shell on the Deck of the Ship of History-James Howard Kunstler
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Veteran journalist and author, James Howard Kunstler, is worried about the violence heating up in the Middle East–especially Saudi Arabia.  Kunstler says, “Saudi Arabia is between a rock and a hard place, or should I say Iraq and a hard place.  Both sides that are now contending in Iraq, the Shiite […]Related Posts:Reality […]
  • Legend Warns Unknown Event May Trigger Avalanche Of Selling
    Today a legendary trader and investor spoke with King World News about the Fed’s move, and also warned that an unknown event may trigger an avalanche of selling in global markets. Victor Sperandeo has been in the business 45 years, and has worked with famous individuals such as Leon Cooperman and George Soros. Another legend, hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jo […]
  • Billionaire Paul Singer Warns Of Major Social Unrest In U.S.
    One of the most highly respected hedge fund managers in the world, billionaire Paul Singer, has just issued a deeply troubling warning that an acceleration in inflation will trigger major social unrest in the United States. Of course this inflation would also blow the lid off the gold market. There is also a fascinating chart from top Citi analyst Tom Fitzpa […]
  • Williams - Black Swan To Engulf The World In Catastrophe
    Today one of the most highly respected fund managers in Singapore warned King World News that a black swan may be setting up to engulf the world in catastrophe. Grant Williams, of the Vulpes Precious Metals Fund, also discussed what to expect from gold, silver, and stocks for the back half of this year. […]
  • Rick Rule - Silver Is The Wild Card As Metals To Surge Higher
    Today one of the wealthiest people in the financial world told King World News that silver is the wild card as the metals are now set to surge higher for the rest of this year. Rick Rule, who is business partners with Eric Sprott, also discussed where gold, platinum, palladium, miners, and some of the rest of the commodities are heading. […]
  • This Will End In Tears For The West As Gold & Silver Soar
    Today an acclaimed money manager told King World News that the current scenario is going to end in tears for the West, and a mania in the gold and silver markets. Stephen Leeb also discussed a study that was put together for Congress which is very alarming. […]
  • No. 646: Second-Quarter 2014 GDP, GDP Benchmark Revisions, Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Second-Quarter GDP Surge Not Credible, Significant Downside Revisions Remain in Offing • Actual Economic Activity Remains in Serious Trouble • Historical GDP Revised Lower Where Better Data Were Available and Revised Higher Where Better Numbers Were Not […]
  • Tentative Schedule for Commentaries
      Commentary Date Releases Period Release Date   Friday, August 01, 2014 Employment/Unemployment Construction Spending July-2014 June-2014 08/01/2014 […]
  • No. 645: June Durable Goods Orders, New-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Despite Durable Goods Orders Turning Lower Year-to-Year, General Pattern Showed Ongoing Stagnation • In Context of Sharp Downside Revisions to Prior Months, June 2014 New-Homes Sales Fell Month-to-Month, Quarter-to-Quarter and Year-to-Year […]
  • No. 644: Pending GDP Reporting and Revisions
    (SGS Subscription required) • Unhappy Surprises in Pending GDP Numbers • Look for Downside Revisions to GDP Growth of Recent Years, Including First-Quarter 2014 • Initial Estimate of Second-Quarter GDP Growth Should Surprise Market Expectations Sharply on the Downside • Headline Second-Quarter Contraction Likely by September 26th Revision […]
  • No. 643: June CPI, Real Retail Sales and Earnings, Existing-Home Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Quarterly Consumer Inflation of 3.0% at Three-Year High • Inflation Wiped Out Headline Gain in June Retail Sales • Real Earnings Fell for Third Straight Month • June Annual Inflation: 2.1% (CPI-U), 2.0% (CPI-W), 9.8% (ShadowStats) • Existing-Home Sales Fell Year-to-Year for 8th Straight Month • Negative Surprises Likely in Next […]
  • No. 642: June Housing Starts
    (SGS Subscription required) • Second-Quarter 2014 Housing Starts Fell Below Fourth-Quarter Activity, With a June Contraction and Downside Revisions to April and May […]
  • Commentaries News
    The Next Regular Commentary: is scheduled for Friday, August 1st, covering July employment and unemployment data and June construction spending. For detail on pending economic releases, see the schedule. (LAST UPDATED July 30th) […]
  • No. 641: June Industrial Production, Producer Price Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Shifting Production Detail Indicated Still Weaker First-Quarter GDP, Suggested Slowing Second-Quarter Inventory Growth (a GDP Negative) • Volatile PPI Resumed Upswing in Inflation Reporting […]
  • No. 640: June Retail Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Net of Inflation, Headline Real June Retail Sales Likely Contracted • Although Real Retail Sales Appear to Have Gained in Second Quarter; Contracting Second-Quarter GDP Outlook Remains Intact […]
  • No. 639: Review of the Deepening Economic and Pending U.S. Dollar and HyperinflationCrises
    (SGS Subscription required) • Outlook Continues for Massive U.S. Dollar Sell-Off, Pending Hyperinflation • U.S. Economy on Track for Downside Shocks that Could Roil Markets and Provide Political Cover for Reinvigorated Quantitative Easing • Fed Has Monetized 76% of Net Issuance of Publicly Held Treasury Debt, Since January 2013 Expansion of QE3; Pace of Fed […]

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These are the faces of the men and women who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Veterans Today

  • NEO – Georgia Murder Game-Changer
    - "We have another of Henry Kamen's political intrigue articles in the Republic of Georgia, still recovering from America's Murder, Inc., romance with Misha Saakashvili."
  • Mr. President, What Are You Waiting For?
    I am writing to you this personal letter, because you, perhaps more than any other person on this earth can make a difference between war and peace, between justice and injustice, between right and wrong and you as leader of this great nation can steer America back to its principals and ideals as a world leader standing for freedom and justice for all.
  • Combat Vets Last Hope is often Man’s Best Friend
    When combat veterans with PTSD lovingly relate to their special needs pets ~ they are in essence setting the stage to fully love and forgive themselves as well as to love and allow others to fully love them.
  • House Passes Bipartisan VA Conference Agreement
    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bipartisan VA conference agreement by a 420-5 vote this afternoon. Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), Ranking Member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, worked over the weekend to finalize the deal with Rep. Jeff Miller (R-FL) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT).
  • US is politically exploiting recent plane crash over Ukraine
    - 'The United States has turned the recent plane crash over Ukraine’s east into “an orgy of exploitation” to put pressure on Russia.'
  • The Intended Roles of the Israel-Lobby and of Israel in the US-Empire are Incompatible with Peace
    Several misguided commentators have advanced that Canada’s unconditional support for Israel is the result of Christian Zionist ideology. This is flat wrong, and inexcusably naive. Harper’s unconditional support for Israel is not from right-wing or religious ideology. Nor is this the case in the US itself. Canada’s unconditional support for Israel started und […]
  • VetLikeMe July 24, 2014
    Where the Heck are the SBA SDVOSB Mentor-Protégé Programs?   by Steven Koprince   (July 24, 2014  by Steven Koprince Filed Under: News) – A recent Gallup poll puts Congress’s approval rating at 15 percent (which is actually up six points since November). But SDVOSBs hoping to participate in strong federal mentor-protégé programs shouldn’t blame […]
  • The Coming Return of the Real USDollar
    by  *Lee Wanta (Edited by Preston James, Ph.D.)   The Federal Reserve System (aka the “Fed”), a bank franchisee of the City of London private Zionist Bankers, is now cornered and in a predicament with no simple solution possible. It is like the tree trimmer cutting off the limb he is standing on or the […]
  • On Israel’s Doomed Fate
    The final stage of the Jewish State and the genocidal enthusiasm in which it manifests itself, throws a devastating light on Jewish culture and the dangerous aspects that are entangled with Jewish identity politics and Jewish national collectivism. […]
  • Arundhati Roy: The Palestinian Calamity
    The masters of chaos and genocide are busy everywhere—in SWAT-land’s prisons and airports, the so-called drug war in Mexico and Colombia, the fracking fields of Canada, the permanently-poisoned streets of Fukushima, the rising oceans, the thawing permafrost of Siberia, the Indian countryside, the contrived sectarian massacres of Iraq.  Killing us slowly is n […]
  • Kiev Deploys WMDs Against Eastern Ukraine
    Ukraine’s Kiev-based regime has deployed OTR-21 Tochka ballistic missiles also known as SS-21 “Scarabs,” against the people of eastern Ukraine. The missiles measure 6.4 meters in length and carry warheads of up to 454 kg, making them without a doubt a weapon of mass destruction (WMD). Their use was revealed by a CNN report released just […]
  • West Isolating Itself with Sanctions Against Russia
    Citing the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as impetus, US President Barack Obama announced stronger sanctions against Russia leveled by both the US and EU. This comes after previous sanctions implemented before the downing of MH17 failed to garner support across Europe, leaving the US measures politically and economically impotent. In the wake of Am […]
  • Iraq has finally found a president
    After parliamentary elections in March 2014, Iraq has, for the longest time, failed in attempts to form a legislative and executive branch of government which has resulted in a new protracted internal political crisis (and as we well know, after parliamentary elections in 2010, a similar crisis lasted for more than 9 months). At this […]
  • The Atlantic Axis and the Making of a War in Ukraine
    The war in Ukraine became predictable when the great Muslim Brotherhood Project in Syria failed during the summer of 2012. It became unavoidable in December 2012, when the European Union and Russia failed to agree on the EU’s 3rd Energy Package. The geopolitical dynamics which are driving the war in Ukraine were known in the […]
  • Ukraine: This Little Piggy Won’t be Missed
    One of the odd things inevitably lost in the mire and labyrinth of complex high politics is how often executive leaders purposely and subtly prolong conflict, confusion, and corruption because to minimize it or to make progress against it will signal the start of actually assessing the effectiveness and power of their own leadership. This […]
  • Delicate Balance of the South Caucasus
    South Caucasus has long had a reputation as one of the hottest and most volatile regions. The Nagorno-Karabakh war, the Georgian-Abkhazian, Georgian-South Ossetian, and last but not least, the Russian-Georgian South Ossetia war, convincingly support the validity of this reputation. Not to mention the small regular altercations between warring parties. Of par […]
  • MH17: Another Israeli Cover Up?
    The latest disaster, one that has scrubbed Israel’s bizarre onslaught into Gaza off newspaper front pages, 298 dead, can be nothing but more than yet another cover up operation. Every news asset, every politico known to be a creature of the Israeli/organized crime nexus, has weighed in. Their every lie tells one story; “Israel did […]
  • Murder of Erosi Kitsmarishvili: Game Changer for the Region
    Nato Potskhishvili, a Tbilisi-based journalist, recently interviewed Jeffrey Silverman, an American journalist who has lived in Georgia since 1991. Silverman is a well known figure in the country who now works as Bureau Chief for the US Military Affairs Journal Veterans Today, which described itself as the “The True Voice of the World’s Clandestine Community […]
  • About the Malaysian Boeing Situation
    The situation surrounding the crashed Malaysian Airlines Boeing has recalled for many the events of September 1st 1983, when a Soviet aircraft shot down a civilian South Korean plane, also a Boeing. In the afternoon of September 1st, flight 007, following the New York – Anchorage – Seoul route, deviated from the normal route by […]
  • Smallpox: A Deadly Shell Game
    The recent announcement by the WHO that it was postponing a decisión on destroying the remaining smallpox depositories—one allegedly in Russia at VECTOR and the other in the United States at the CDC—may not have been prompted by what the press has termed a difference of opinión between research groups. In fact, the WHO may […]
  • ‘Attack on Nigeria rally unacceptable’
    A senior Iranian official has censured as “unacceptable” the deadly attack by Nigerian forces on a group of demonstrators taking part in the rallies held in support of the Palestinian nation on International Quds Day.
  • ‘ISIL jihad marriage call rapped as rape’
    Iraq's Ministry of Human Rights condemns as “rape” a call for so-called jihad marriages by ISIL Takfiri terrorists, Press TV reports.The Takfiri terrorists have opened what they call “a marriage bureau” to arrange so-called marriages between women and ISIL militants fighting in Iraq and Syria.In the Iraqi city of Mosul, Takfiris have now called on citiz […]
  • ‘New attacks use USB devices firmware’
    A top researcher has warned that hackers can use firmware in USB devices to wage attacks on personal computers, which cannot be averted by anti-viruses.  […]
  • Pentagon chief vows support for Israel
    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel reiterated US support for Israel in its relentless assault on Gaza but called for “a humanitarian cease-fire” as the staggering number of civilian deaths in the besieged enclave draws international condemnation.
  • S Korea ruling party wins by-elections
    South Korea’s ruling party has won the majority of seats in legislative by-elections despite public anger over the government’s handling of a ferry sinking disaster.
  • G7 threatens Russia with more sanctions
    The Group of 7 industrialized countries has threatened to impose further economic sanctions on Russia if it fails to deescalate the crisis in Ukraine.
  • Capello to stay on as Russia coach
    Fabio Capello is to remain the Russian national team’s coach, despite calls for his resignation following the team’s disappointing 2014 World Cup performance.
  • Anti-Israel protesters hit Crowley office
    Protesters in New York City target the office of Congressman Joseph Crowley for lending his unconditional support to Israel in its current onslaught on the Gaza Strip, Press TV reports.
  • Syrians 'victims of basic HR violations'
    The United Nations’ humanitarian chief Valerie Amos says that Syrian civilians continue to be victims of “flagrant” violations of basic international law and human rights as a result of the foreign-backed militancy ravaging Syria.
  • Opportunity breaks roving record
    The US space administration’s exploration rover Opportunity has broken off-Earth roving distance record.
  • Peter Schiff And Doug Casey On The "Real" State Of The Economy
    Submitted by Nick Giambruno of Doug Casey's International Man blog, One of my favorite podcasts to listen to is The Peter Schiff Show (www.SchiffRadio.com). Peter always does an excellent job of dissecting the latest economic news and cutting through the smoke and mirrors of government statistics. Recently he had Doug Casey on his radio show to discuss […]
  • Forget Ebola, Florida Issues "Flesh-Eating Bacteria" Public Health Warning
    As Ebola spreads mercilessly across the world, it appears Florida has a problem that sounds just as awful. As CBS reports, Florida health officials are warning beachgoers about a seawater bacterium that can invade cuts and scrapes to cause flesh-eating disease. At least 11 Floridians have contracted Vibrio vulnificus so far this year and two have died, accor […]
  • How Argentina Became A Bad Debtor
    Following this evening's lengthy finger-pointing lecture from Argentina's Kicillof, Argentina formally defaulted. Shortly thereafter the hoped-for private bank bailout deal also failed leaving the default process likely to take a while. So how has Argentina defaulted three times in the last 28 years? Submitted by Nicolas Cachanosky via the Ludwig v […]
  • Aldous Huxley Vs George Orwell
    Via FatPita.net,   *  *  * So, who's right? […]
  • Why The 10Y Yield Is Heading To 1.5% In 1 Simple Chart
    Submitted by Gavekal via Advisor Perspectives, Last week we wrote that the bond market is following perfectly the reduction of QE with new 1-year lows and with today's bond moves that trend is still firmly in place. In what may seem counter intuitive, treasury bond yields have had a high positive correlation with the rate of Federal Reserve asset purcha […]
  • Ebola Epidemic Update: US Citizen Dies In Nigeria, Virus Poses Threat To Britain, Liberia Declares State Of Emergency
    In a world rife with geopolitical calamities, it is easy to forget that west Africa is currently suffering the worst Ebola epidemic in history. Here are the latest updates: State Department has confirmed that one U.S. citizen died from Ebola in Nigeria after being infected in Liberia.  Victim who died in Lagos was bound for U.S., and was an American citizen  […]
  • Our Totalitarian Future - Part 2
    Submitted by Jim Quinn of The Burning Platform blog, In Part One, I asked questions your keepers don’t want to answer truthfully, while providing the contextual setting for how our over-populated world is progressing relentlessly towards a future of war and totalitarianism. Totalitarianism Now “Where the republican or limited monarchical tradition is weak, t […]
  • Argentina Defaults
    It's all over but the crying: having explained Argentina's position (i.e. not giving to so-called vulture funds), Economy Minister Kicilloff explains: *KICILLOF SAYS HEDGE FUNDS NOT WILLING TO GIVE DELAY ON RULING *KICILLOF SAYS HARD TO BELIEVE ARGENTINA IN DEFAULT IF HAS FUNDS *KICILLOF SAYS ARGENTINA CAN'T COMPLY WITH COURT RULING *HOLDOUTS […]
  • Thank You Obamacare - California Health Insurance Costs Spike Up To 88% In 2014
    If you like your disposable income... forget it. Health-care insurance premiums for individuals in California rose between 22% and 88% in 2014 from last year, even after the federal health-care overhaul. This has led, as Bloomberg reports, to Proposition 45 - a bill that would grant regulatory say on proposed premium increases. "Unless Proposition 45 is […]
  • Profile Of A Sanctioned Russian Billionaire: Putin's Judo Coach
    Via The Moscow Times, Fortune has smiled on judo coach Arkady Rotenberg, bringing his businesses Google-like growth and a key role in staging the Winter Olympics. It has now brought down on him the wrath of the U.S. government. Rotenberg says his success has nothing to do with personal favors from his childhood sparring partner and Russian President Vladimir […]
  • Seizing Control of Our Destinies
    Once again the call is going out for peoples and regions under the hand of oppressive, dictatorial regimes, to secede from the nation state and become 'self governing communities'.
  • The Missouri Biotech Protection Amendment
    It’s a biotech takeover disguised as a “right to farm” movement to protect small farmers. Don’t be fooled. Just look at the list of supporters.
  • Monsanto’s Seed Snitch Hotline
    You! That’s right, you! Put your hands up and back away from the seed bag…
  • Monsanto – Picking Up God’s Slack
    Nature, friend or foe? For many this question may have an obvious answer, but at Monsanto, we ask you to look again...
  • When Death is a Blessing
    23 horses in a row. 23 horses begging for food and water. 23 horses eating dirt, manure and brush. And then there were none.
  • The True Price of Freedom
    Freedom is scary. Responsibility is scary. It’s easier to blindly follow and not have to think, because if you do, you might bear some responsibility for your actions.
  • The solution to everything: slavery to the State
    Rebelling against the State? Not here. Here we merge with the government and help it and encourage it. Besides, we’ve recently learned—and this is a revelation—that rebelling is very likely a terrorist act. Well, that settles that.
  • The Future Is the Farmer
    A very strange thing has happened to people over the past few decades. Something that seems to have taken them away from values which, to the good farmer, are pretty much sacrosanct.
  • Beware the new ‘Breakthrough’ Transgenic Mosquitoes
    Transgenic female mosquitoes among the offspring would inject GM DNA and horizontally transfer it into people’s cells to shred their genomes.
  • Seralini GMO Study Re-Published!
    RE-PUBLICATION of the Séralini et al. study on the "Long-term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize"

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  • TX Republican slammed for using ‘co*nass’ slur to describe young Katrina victims
    A Texas state lawmaker was blasted by criticism on Wednesday for his use of an anti-Cajun slur to refer to Louisiana children who had to attend school in his state in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. The progressive group Progress Texas posted footage on Tuesday of state Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R) during a hearing conc […]
  • Geraldo Rivera derails Sean Hannity’s attempt to ‘educate’ Russell Brand
    Fox News host Sean Hannity couldn’t hide his surprise on Wednesday night when his response to comedian Russell Brand’s criticism met resistance from one of his own guests in Fox contributor Geraldo Rivera. “He’s a dufus, which is unfortunate. And his attack on you, unwarranted,” Rivera told Hannity. “Still, I think that there are two sides to this story that […]
  • Missing NC teen’s adoptive parents accused of taking federal benefits after she disappeared
    A North Carolina teenage girl’s adoptive parents were indicted on Wednesday on charges of collecting federal benefits following her disappearance, which went unreported for nearly two years, the Charlotte Observer reported. Federal prosecutors accused Casey and Sandy Parsons of taking Medicaid, Social Security, food benefits and adoption assistance for their […]
  • Drone crashes while attempting to smuggle contraband into South Carolina prison
    By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON Fla. (Reuters) – A drone being flown in a novel attempt to smuggle phones, marijuana and tobacco into a South Carolina maximum security prison crashed outside its walls, authorities said on Wednesday. The contraband smuggling attempt has been under investigation since the wreckage was discovered in April outside the Lee Correctio […]
  • Dept. of Interior advances plan to reintroduce wild bison herds outside Yellowstone
    By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) – New herds of genetically pure wild bison may once again roam vast expanses of the American West where the iconic animal has been absent since the end of the 19th century, under a tentative plan federal officials advanced on Wednesday. The proposal, for which Yellowstone National Park officials have begun seeking public comment, […]
  • ‘There are no wild cows’: Neil deGrasse Tyson slams ‘fear factor’ over GMOs
    Astrophysicist and Cosmos host Neil deGrasse Tyson blasted critics of genetically modified foods — often referred to as GMOs — in a video recently posted online, saying they are part of a longstanding process of humans altering the planet’s biology to serve our needs, Mother Jones reported. “I’m amazed how much rejection genetically modified foods are receiv […]
  • Utah man fired after boss complains blog post about homophones made school sound gay
    A “social media strategist” for a Utah school serving foreign students said he was fired after his school’s owner reprimanded him for the allegedly gay connotations of a blog post concerning homophones, the Salt Lake City Tribune reported. “People at this level of English may see the ‘homo’ side and think it has something to do with gay sex.” the owner, Clar […]
  • House Republicans vote to sue Obama over changes to Affordable Care Act
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law. The 225-201 vote, along party lines, to authorize the suit will allow House lawyers to draft legal documents over a five-we […]
  • Michele Bachmann accuses Obama of wanting to experiment on immigrant children
    Outgoing Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) accused President Barack Obama’s administration during a radio interview of encouraging more Central American immigrant minors to come to the U.S. for the purposes of procuring subjects for medical experiments, Right Wing Watch reported on Wednesday. “We can’t imagine doing this,” she said. “But if you have a hospital, a […]
  • U.S. Peace Corps withdrawing volunteers due to Ebola virus
    The U.S. Peace Corps said on Wednesday it was pulling 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea because of the spreading Ebola virus that has killed 672 people in the three countries since February. It is the worst outbreak on record of the deadly virus, according to the World Health Organization. “The Peace Corps today announced that it is tempor […]