Monthly Archives: July, 2017

Senate report: ‘Avalanche’ of media leaks hurting national security

A Senate report released Thursday states the Trump administration is facing an “alarming” and “unprecedented” cascade of media leaks that pose a potential danger to national security. The Republican-authored report, which estimated the administration has dealt with roughly one leak per day, was sent to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The authors urged law enforcement officials to step up their investigation of leaks exposing potentially sensitive information. Continue reading →

G20: Hamburg sees clashes between police and protesters

Seventy-six police officers have been injured in clashes with protesters in Germany’s city of Hamburg, where a G20 summit starts shortly. Three of them were taken to a hospital. The clashes began when police charged at masked protesters at a “Welcome to hell” march attended by 12,000 people. Continue reading →

Foreign-Owned Farmland on the Rise in US

Nine states have more than 1 million acres of farmland owned by foreign interests according to a recent report by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. Continue reading →

General: US Stares Down NKorea With ‘Self-Restraint,’ Few Options

The top American general in South Korea said that the “choice” of “self-restraint” was the only thing preventing a war with North Korea as the U.S. mulls a response to Pyongyang with no good options.

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Sanctuary cities promise to make 1 million new US citizens in year

Gee, how do these morons figure they can over ride federal law? Twenty-one mostly “sanctuary cities” are pledging to make 1 million immigrants U.S. citizens this year. Continue reading →

Illinois Senate overrides governor’s tax hike veto

The Illinois Senate voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s vetoes of a $36 billion budget package Tuesday, including a $5 billion tax increase designed to start digging out of the nation’s longest budget crisis since at least the Great Depression. Continue reading →

US vows it will ‘never accept a nuclear North Korea’ after new missile test

Tuesday Secretary of State Rex Tillerson vowed that the U.S. would “never accept a nuclear-armed North Korea” while U.S. and South Korean forces held joint ballistic missile drills after the Communist nation successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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NHS ‘rationing leaves patients in pain’

According to doctors vital NHS operations and treatments are being increasingly rationed in England, leaving patients in pain. That’s government controlled medical care folks. The treatments affected include hip and knee replacements and cataract surgery to help restore sight as well as drugs for conditions such as arthritis.

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Justice Kennedy Tells Clerk Applicants He’s Considering Stepping Down

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has informed law clerk applicants that he is giving some thought to retiring NPR is reporting. Kennedy appears to have decided not to step down in the near future, according to NPR. Continue reading →

US Navy weighing options for boosting fleet size, as hostile maritime forces grow

U.S. Navy officials are weighing options for boosting the size of their fleet, which appears increasingly inadequate to handle growing maritime threats from China, Iran and Russia. Continue reading →