Politics

Poll: Americans fear government more than terrorism

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According to a pair of recent polls, for the first time since the 9/11  terrorist hijackings, Americans are more fearful their government will abuse  constitutional liberties than fail to keep citizens safe. Even in the wake of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing – in which a pair of  Islamic …

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Washington planned Boston bombings: US House Representative

Stella Tremblay

The US government is responsible for the Boston Marathon twin bombings which killed three people and left hundreds wounded, says a US politician. US State Republican Stella Tremblay of New Hampshire said on April 19 that the Boston Marathon twin bombings and subsequent search for suspects was a plot by …

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‘They want me dead!’ Venezuelan president claims US murder plot

Nicolas Maduro

Acting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro believes there is a US plot to assassinate him during his election campaign. He called on his followers to be “vigilant” and warned conspirators want to prevent his victory in next week’s election. Presidential candidate Maduro pointed the finger at the former US Ambassador to …

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Assange’s WikiLeaks Party opens for membership in Australia

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne

People holds up placards supporting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as thousands of Australians rally around the country in protest, in Melbourne. Julian Assange’s new political party is open for membership, WikiLeaks announced on Twitter on Saturday. The party must enlist 500 dues-paying members to officially register with the Australian Electoral …

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Obama lie #847: ‘There is no debt crisis’

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The United States is roughly $17 trillion in debt, but President Barack Obama says there’s no reason to worry. Speaking with ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos this week, Pres. Obama downplayed concerns of an impending financial catastrophe, claiming quite to the contrary that the country is on track to turning …

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Rand Paul filibuster shockwaves continue

Rand Paul filibuster drones

Dear Mr. President: In response to partial release of the Department of Justice memos describing the underlying legal justifications for the targeted killings of American citizens and others in the course of counterterrorism operations, we are writing to emphasize Congress’ vital oversight role in these matters.  Every American has the …

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Berlusconi sentenced to 1 year behind bars in wiretap trial

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Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to one year in jail after a wiretap trial linked to a 2005 banking scandal. The ex-premier is accused of violating secrecy laws after making public a police wiretap concerning his political rival in 2005. They were published in Il Giornale, …

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