While there are eighty people who hold half the world's wealth, ten 'people' who run the world, and ten corporations that control nearly everything you buy... these four companies control what is - to some - the most precious commodity in the world...
John Bachtell, chairman of the National Committee of the Communist Party USA, has penned a 2,000-plus-word essay explaining to his True Believers why the party has chosen to use the Democrats as its vehicle.
Nothing frustrates me more than for someone to rant on and on about something while never really specifying the desired outcome that he or she is seeking. Or for someone to imply that I somehow owe him something without specifically telling me what it is.
Sweeping new anti-terrorism powers introduced by the Conservative government Friday include giving Canadian spies police-like powers to disrupt terrorist operations, allow authorities to remove terrorist propaganda from the internet and make it a crime to promote or to advocate others to engage in terrorism.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy met with Vatican officials that helped draft Pope Francis climate-related encyclical on Friday, The Associated Press reports.An encyclical, a letter from the pope addressed to faithfuls worldwide when he feels he needs to reach them, is set to be published in June and might make environmentalism a Catholic doctrine like Pope Pius IXs encyclical about infallibility.
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There were two extraordinary men living in the city of Jerusalem when Christ was on earth. One of them has come down through history nameless--we do not know who he was; the name of the other is given.
Halting President Obamas deportation amnesty will end up hurting Uncle Sams bottom line, the Congressional Budget Office said Thursday in a new report that is bound to cause more problems for Republicans trying to block the White Houses executive action.
Sable Nehme shows how she turned from the closet and pointed the revolver. In this case in Florida, a young woman stops a potential tragedy by quickly retrieving a gun that had been given to her by her father. A second later would have been too late. From wftv.com: ORANGE COUNTY, Fla.
Anyone seeking evidence that the new state Senate would vote to reform the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System by putting new employees into 401(k) plans may be disappointed. Based on responses from six GOP Senators who were not in office when the question came up for a vote nearly three years ago, the prospect is a murky and tenuous maybe. In what was seen as a surprise move at the time, on May 17, 2012, the Senate voted 20-18 to close the pension system to new hires and offer them 401(k)-style plans in its place.
Mitt Romneyâs not running for President again, telling supporters that itâs time for the Republican Party to look to other leaders for its future. Democrats may wonder whether they have to tell Hillary Clinton the same thing.
US GDP growth fell short of expectations in last year's fourth quarter, the government reports. National output increased 2.6% in the final three months of 2014 vs. the previous quarter (seasonally adjusted annual rate).
When the United States rejected former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinellis request for spying equipment to eavesdrop, U.S. diplomats feared, on his political enemies, the former supermarket baron turned to another source: Israel.Now scores of Panamas political and social elite are learning that the eavesdropping program that Martinellis security team set in place sprawled into the most private aspects of their lives including their bedrooms.
After 15 years of painstaking restoration, scientists say they are on the brink of solving what sank the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley - the first sub in history to wreck an enemy warship.
So on CNN, Kevin Costner admitted to having used the N word. Many times. So what? Does that make him a racist? I talked about it on this week's radio show, including MY experience with having used and heard the word.
Friday is poll day in Israel, and the polls show that Israelis are siding with their Prime Minister, and spitting in the face of President Obama. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus Likud Party reached the top spot in a Panels Research poll taken for The Jerusalem Post and its Hebrew sister newspaper, Maariv Sof Hashavua, on Thursday for the first time since Labor and Hatnua joined forces on December 10 to create the Zionist Union.
1906 Advance Steam Traction Engine. Lovingly restored by Jay's friend Orman Rawlings, this 104-year-old steam-powered vehicle weighs 13 tons and clocks about 4 mph. If you need traction for your more rugged outdoor projects, this engine recently hauled a 55,000-pound sled!
Senate Republicans on Thursday asked President Obama to turn over all communications he and his aides have had with the IRS since 2010, hoping to find out whether the tax collection agency shared private taxpayer information with political operatives at the White House.
A decision to ban oil and gas drilling on state land in Pennsylvania was met with praise and criticism, with an industry leader describing it as a "lose-lose." Louis D'Amico, president and executive director of the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association, said the moratorium struck a blow against an industry that's already returned more than $700 million in revenue to the state in the last seven years.
Biomaterial experts at Germanys Bayreuth and Würzburg universities claimed a breakthrough in cultivating living cells while holding them in place with liquified spider silk. The research method mixed spider silk with connective fibroblast cells from mice to generate a so-called bio ink or gel.
A man was acting in self-defense when he shot a 24-year-old in the chest following a fight outside a Frenchmen Street nightclub Friday morning (Jan. 30), police said. The shooting occurred in the 500 block of Esplanade Avenue about 1:15 a.m., according to records.
"Eight former U.S. national security practitioners the two of us, plus former U.S. representative to NATO Ivo Daalder, former undersecretary of defense Michèle Flournoy, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine John Herbst, former deputy undersecretary of defense Jan Lodal, former NATO European commander James Stavridis and former U.S.
The Weekly Gardening Thread is a weekly gathering of folks that love soil, seeds and plants of all kinds. From complete newbies that are looking to start that first potted plant, to gardeners with some acreage, to Master Gardener level and beyond, we would love to hear from you.
A speakers bio written for former Michigan Gov.
Police armed with pistols in heavily gun-controlled European countries are realizing a hard lesson fastjihadists with no respect for the law are side-stepping gun control and stockpiling weapons that will give them the upper hand in confrontations with officers.
Russian President Vladimir Putin hasnt been one to back down in response to sanctions against his country and attacks on his economy. Rather, he has stepped up not only his rhetoric, but his military activities as well.
Yucca Mountain, located about 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Nev. (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) (CNSNews.com) The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has released the final two volumes of a five-volume safety report that concludes that Nevadas Yucca Mountain meets all of its technical and safety requirements for the disposal of highly radioactive nuclear waste.
In 1856, the Whig Party ran former president Millard Fillmore for president of the United States. Fillmore had last run in 1852; he'd been denied the nomination as the party fell apart over the issue of slavery.
Thursday criticized Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his upcoming speech before the US Congress that was arranged without the knowledge of US President Barack Obama.
Although most of you are at least partially familiar with the work of Brooklyn author and Fox Business pundit Michael Malice, theres always more to learn. Which is why I decided to sit down with him this week and pick his mind about topics ranging from the calculated inhumanity of the Kim Dynasty to the rapidly evolving publishing industry.