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Ukraine Protests: Could Similar Uprisings Happen In America?

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The death toll in the Ukraine continues to rise. The unrest is the worst since the nation gained independence in 1991. Protests started when President Viktor Yanukovych refused to ink a trade deal with the European Union. Rallies on Independence Square quickly turned into a political stalemate and then the horrific violence began. The gathering… Read more »

Islamic Village In Texas Has Supposed Ties To Terrorist Group In Pakistan

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An Islamic village in Texas is reportedly a “jihadist enclave” and was investigated for possible links to terrorism by the FBI. Ryan Mauro, the journalist who broke the national security story, discussed the information released in FBI declassified during a Fox News interview this morning. According to Mauro’s research, the Texas Islamic village is operated… Read more »

FCC Planning Government Monitoring Of American Newsrooms

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Freedom of the press may soon be a thing of the past in America. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is launching a pilot program which involves government monitoring of what goes on in newsrooms around the nation. If the apparent attempt to control and intimidate journalists is successful, 2014 will be forever known as the… Read more »

Puerto Rico Statehood Proposed: Will US Flag Need A 51st Star?

Congressional bills seek to make Puerto Rico the 51st state.

Puerto Rico statehood. It’s hardly a new discussion. The island, which was recently visited by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie- has been a US territory since the end of the Spanish-American War and has taken several referendum votes to determine whether its citizens wanted to become the nation’s 51st state. The people of Puerto Rico-… Read more »

Gun Confiscation: Task Force Makes Mistake And Forced To Return Firearms

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A special task force in California took away a citizen’s guns without just cause and deemed the entire incident a “big mistake.” Michael Merritt of Bakersfield, was shocked when gun task force members showed up on his door and confiscated his guns.The agents seized 18 weapons and kept them for weeks until the agency officials… Read more »

Monica Lewinsky Affair: Mitt Romney Says It’s A Non-Issue For Hillary 2016

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The Monica Lewinsky affair of the ’90s has resurfaced in recent days, due in large part to attention drawn to it by presidential nominee contender Rand Paul and other prominent Republicans. This Sunday, 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney essentially told Republicans to knock it off. Mitt Romney was largely viewed as clumsy and stiff… Read more »

Oliver Stone Rips Obama On Civil Liberties, Drones [Video]

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Conspiracy-minded movie director Oliver Stone has again spoken out against Obama administration policies, particularly NSA spying and overseas drone attacks. A few days before President’s Day, Stone participated in a panel discussion called “Imperial Overreach and the National Security State.” The presentation took place at the 2014 Students For Liberty Conference sponsored by a Libertarian… Read more »

Jon Stewart Mocks Unqualified Obama Ambassador Nominees [Video]

Jon Stewrt mocks Obama ambassador nominees

Even Jon Stewart thinks that President Obama’s recent ambassador picks are unqualified. Several of the nominees to head foreign embassies are fat-cats with a primary resume enhancer of raising at least $500,000 for the Obama reelection effort. In political speak, these one-percenters are referred to as bundlers. Earlier this month, when House Minority Leader Nancy… Read more »

Iran Bomb Threat Debated By EMP And National Security Experts

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Iran will begin discussing a final agreement on their “nuclear dispute” with world powers next week. The big question looming on the minds of United States’ officials is how to make sure Tehran terminates enough of its atomic activity to thwart the ability to make a nuclear bomb and launch an EMP attack any time… Read more »

Cybersecurity Act Awaiting Approval In Congress

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The National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act (HR3696) was introduced in Congress as the power grid attacks of 2013 finally filtered into the American consciousness. The cyber security legislation is supposed to allow communications integration centers within the Department of Homeland Security to offer real time cyber threat information. Although the cyber terrorism bill… Read more »

Vicki Kennedy Nominated By Obama For USPS Board Of Governors

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Vicki Kennedy, widow of former Massachusetts Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy, has been nominated to the board of governors for the United States Postal Service. Ted passed away in 2009 from brain cancer. Vicki is a well respected lawyer and has been involved in politics for a long time. Her appointment to the board came as… Read more »

Hillary Clinton: Monica Lewinsky Was A ‘Narcissistic Loony Toon’ [Report]

Hillary Clinton called Monica Lewinsky a narcissistic loony toon

Monica Lewinsky scandal: In Hillary Clinton’s assessment, Monica Lewinsky was a “narcissistic loony toon” according to one of Mrs. Clinton’s closest friends. If accurate, the former US Secretary of State may have been alluding to Looney Tunes, the Warner Bros. cartoon series that featured Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and other iconic characters. Political science professor… Read more »

Obamacare Employer Health Insurance Mandate Delayed Yet Again

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The Obamacare employer mandate has been postponed again. The mandate has been post-dated. Employers with 50 to 99 full-time workers won’t have to provide health insurance until 2016, a two-year grace period that was not contained in the Affordable Care Act. The employer mandate for big business was already postponed one year until 2015, after… Read more »

HealthCare.gov Enrolled 9 Million? Experts Object To Obamacare Lies

HealthCare.gov Enrolled 9 Million? Experts Object To Obamacare Lies

Is Obamacare enrollment via HealthCare.gov already up into the millions as President Obama claims? Or are politicians lying about the success of the Affordable Care Act? In a related report by The Inquisitr, many Democrats have been shunning President Obama because of the 2014 mid-term elections looming over their heads. The “official” Obamacare enrollment numbers… Read more »

Power Grid: Senators Call For Stricter Regulations After Sniper Attack

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The power grid sniper attack in California has prompted calls for more stringent regulations to protect the nation’s electrical system. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the incident many now deem a terrorism attack occurred last April, but was largely ignored by both the media and the country. Intense scrutiny and public awareness relating to… Read more »

Iranian Warships Intend To Send Message About Nuclear Weapons And Israel?

Iranian Warships Intend To Send Message About Nuclear Weapons And Israel?

The Iranian warships steaming toward American waters are allegedly intended to send a political message to the United States. In a related report by The Inquisitr, this is not the first time this has happened. Back in 2011, Iranian Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari claims Iran’s warships were ordered to keep an eye on the “arrogant”… Read more »

Puerto Rico: Economy Tanks, Are Rising Taxes To Blame?

Puerto Rico Faces Tough Economic Times

Puerto Rico is facing staggering challenges to its economy. Its credit rating was downgraded by Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday. Friday saw more bad news for the island territory’s economy, as Moody’s downgraded their debt to junk status, according to an AP report. All of this is despite significant efforts on the part of the… Read more »

Michael Jackson Net Worth: Why The IRS Death Tax Is Wrong

Michael Jackson Net Worth: Why The IRS Death Tax Doesn't Make Sense

If you consider Michael Jackson’s net worth and the reality of the IRS death tax it seems to be a case where these taxes on inheritance show just how crazy the tax code can be. In a related report by The Inquisitr, Jackson’s estate is claimed to owe $702 million in taxes. The executors of… Read more »

Obama Approval Rating 2014: Democrats To Lose Congress?

Obama Approval Rating 2014: Democrats To Lose Congress?

Based upon President Obama’s approval rating in 2014, some analysts are already predicting it’s possible the Democrats could lose control of the House and Senate during the Mid-term elections. In a related report by The Inquisitr, back in 2013 Obama’s approval rating was compared to George W. Bush and the Republican president was actually more… Read more »

Affordable Care Act Penalty Toothless, IRS Can’t Enforce Obamacare

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The Obamacare penalty is pretty much toothless since the IRS can’t enforce the Affordable Care Act fine. In a related report by The Inquisitr, the Affordable Care Act scares 40 percent of American doctors practices. But that’s still not as scary as the Obamacare heroin being produced by drug dealers. According to the White House,… Read more »

Jesse Ventura Goes Off Grid In Mexico To Hide From Drones

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Jesse Ventura has gone off the grid in Mexico to escape drones. The former professional wrestler and Minnesota Governor told a CNBC journalist that he moves about with his television show so that drones cannot find out where he is. The former Minnesota Governor hosts an Ora TV show entitled simply, Off the Grid. Jesse… Read more »

Gun Control: Police In Upstate New York Refuse To Enforce Safe Act

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New York Assemblyman Bill Nojay believes that the state’s SAFE Act is just the beginning of a movement in the state to infringe upon Second Amendment rights. The gun control legislation was signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo one year ago this month. Nojay does not seem to be ready to concede defeat to… Read more »

Supreme Court Justice Says Internment Camps Will Happen Again In America

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US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia believes that internment camps can happen again in America. The longest serving justice also stated that the nation’s highest court would uphold such camps. Scalia made the shocking comments while speaking to a University of Hawaii law school class. Justice Scalia had this to say during the discussion about… Read more »

Bill Clinton: Survey Says He Is #1 Answer For Most Forgivable Liar

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Bill Clinton may be a liar, but he’s a forgivable liar. At least, that’s what a recent 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll suggests. According to Politico, the poll asked 1,018 adult Americans which of four Americans caught in notable, high-profile lies they would be willing to forgive. Bill Clinton led the way with 43 percent of… Read more »