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Oct 15th, 2012 by petros
Catholic church to lose property tax exemption in Italy
Italys Catholic Church will be forced to pay taxes starting in 2013 after the EU pressured the countrys government to pass a controversial law stripping the Church of its historic property tax exemption. The Catholic Church in Italy is excluded...
Oct 15th, 2012 by petros
Does Iran have EMP capabilities?
An electromagnetic pulse attack the other Iranian nuclear threat Just what might happen if the Iranians got their hands on a nuclear weapon? Would they fire it at an Israeli city, causing tens or hundreds of thousands of casualties? Or would...
Oirish Oil Boom?How Long For Them To Drink It All?
Good for them if it happens but they aren't the best planners Ireland 'close to oil billions' Providence Resources Plc, an Irish and UK company, has confirmed its Barryroe site, 30 miles off the Cork coast, should yield 280m barrels of oil. The...
(by bill barilko)
Oct 10th, 2012 by Praxius
Gillard labels Abbott a misogynist
Well this is a refreshing change. Watch the video. The misogynist (leader of the opposition) starts out very smug and stereotypically mocks the Aussie PM. Five minutes in he has been bombarded by so many documented examples of his own misogyny that it...
Keystone XL Likely Dead
Keystone XL Likely Dead Critics of U.S. domestic energy policy are trying to maneuver the Keystone XL oil pipeline past the Oval Office, trumpeting the project as the 21st century version of the New Deal. The project has come to represent growing...
Oct 6th, 2012 by china
China Tells Obama To Shut Up
How's this for smart diplomacy? Obama is causing the deterioration of Sino-American relations. Beijing tells US to 'shut up' over South China Sea tensions - Telegraph
Free abortions for all
Frances Socialist Government Announces Abortions Will Now Be 100% Free via Zip (AFP) France on Monday unveiled a package of reforms designed to increase access to abortion, including 100 percent reimbursement of medical costs by the state...
Mexican drug Cartels vs Mitt Romney's Mormon Family
A slightly long one, but a good one. This link will bring you to 7 short videos from Vice about the drug war in Mexico, and how it effects the Mormons who live there, including the colony that Romney's father was born in. Mexican Drug Cartel V....
Oct 1st, 2012 by B00Mer
Forget The Breakup Of The EU, How About The Breakup Of Spain?
When I listened to Mark Steyn's After America, I thought the breakup of the US was one of his crazier predictions. An example claim is that, given our current trajectories, why would Texas want to hang around to help absorb the fiscal collapse of...
Sep 29th, 2012 by eh1eh
In Obama’s Speech, Their Voices
When President Obama made a landmark speech against modern slavery on Tuesday, many of us in the news media shrugged. It didnt fit into the political narrative. It wasnt controversial, so yawn it wasnt really news. But women like...
Sep 28th, 2012 by Locutus
Harper jumps into Middle East politics
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Iran represents "a clear and present danger" to all of the world's nations, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said in a speech to a high-powered audience here Thursday night that included former U.S. secretary of state Henry...
Chinese Fly into Kabul with Suitcases of Money-Let's Talk
Surely the only language Afghans understand Chinese official makes secretive Afghan visit as Beijing jockeys for influence in region Chinas top security official has made the first high-level trip to Afghanistan by a senior Chinese leader in nearly...
(by bill barilko)
Sep 22nd, 2012 by tay
China has the best record on human rights
With more than 100,000 pilgrims and visitors expected to attend the annual Xishan Wanshou Palace Temple Fair, authorities thought it would be a good idea to confine the local beggars in one spot. China's netizens outraged over caged beggars at...
Sep 21st, 2012 by B00Mer
PQ names minister of separation
Quebec Premier Pauline Marois introduces members of her cabinet after she was sworn in behind closed doors by the lieutenant governor of the province, during a ceremony Wednesday,...
Sep 20th, 2012 by CDNBear
Frack you, we're French
via sda Let Them Eat Cheese A progressive in (in)action:No Fracking, We're French Once again, Hollande chooses ideology over prosperity.
Sep 20th, 2012 by tay
'no one remembers old Marcus Garvey'-now Jamaica remembers
No one remembers him or more likely wants to remember him because he was such an embarrassment to the negro race Jamaica introduces Garveyism in classrooms Kingston Jamaica Struggling with a chronically stagnant economy and one of the highest...
(by bill barilko)
Fiji to Sea Shepherd-GTFO !!!
Very much the Fijian way of doing things Sea Shepherd Vessel Allegedly Forced To Leave Fiji Authorities reportedly offered no explanation SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Times, Sept. 19, 2012) The Sea Shepherd organizations Brigitte Bardot trimaran left Fijis...
(by bill barilko)
Sep 18th, 2012 by Walter
Where is Xi?
The purported next leader of the Chicoms is missing. Is he dead, incapacitated, or indisposed? Next Chinese Leader, Xi Jinping, Is Missing Because ________ | Regime | China | Epoch Times China's Silence Only Fans Speculation Over Missing Xi -...
Canada's trade deficit grows to largest level ever
Canada's trade deficit grows to largest level ever - Business - CBC News Bearing in mind that it's not clear if this "largest level ever" deficit takes real dollar value into account, while an extreme deficit might be risky, a moderate one might help...
Sep 12th, 2012 by CDNBear
Did intelligence fears prompt Canada to cut Iran ties?
Did intelligence fears prompt Canada to cut Iran ties? - World - CBC News Interesting. Could it be the government closed the embassy to protect the safety of Iranian-Canadians in Canada? Maybe, and that might be a valid reason. If so though, why...
Why is Europe avoiding the F-word?
BBC News - Why is Europe avoiding the F-word? I like the way the article puts European Federalism in historical perspective. I was not even aware that government debt contributed to the federation of the United States, and that crisis also contributed...
In July, Spaniards withdrew a record 75 billion euros
, or $94 billion, from their banks an amount equal to 7 percent of the countrys overall economic output ... small dead animals: It's Probably Nothing Fears Rising, Spaniards Pull Out Their Cash and Get Out of Spain - Business News - CNBC
Terrorism is not just a palestinian,or islam thing,as history shown,"terrorism" was/is done by those who are oppressed by a a superior occupying force,If in the 18th century the rebels had lost,history would say they were terrorists,so my first link...
Another sage choice by the U.N.
via sda Are We Still A Member Of This Thing? If so, why? UN Adds Sudans Genocidal Islamist Warlord To Its Human Rights Council small dead animals: Are We Still A Member Of This Thing? UN Adds Sudans Genocidal Islamist...
Aug 31st, 2012 by Colpy
Iran's Nuclear Program
The evidence supports the conclusion that Iran walked up to the line and didn't cross it. A scientist making doodles on a napkin can mean anything... Iran probable does have an NPT compliant nuclear break out capability. But their program is monitored...
Aug 30th, 2012 by Nuggler
Iranian Child Brides Get Younger — And More Numerous
As Iranian lawmakers now seek to lower the legal age of marriage for girls to nine-years-old, the number of Iranian brides already under 10 years of age is sharply rising. The Iranian decision to allow nine-year-old girls the legal opportunity to be...
Aug 29th, 2012 by china
China's Economic Growth is Slowing Quickly
Officially, though, most of the inventory problems are a nonissue for the government. The Public Security Bureau, for example, has halted the release of data about slumping car registrations. Data on the steel sector has been repeatedly revised this...
Leader of anti-Semitic party discovers he is Jewish
Hungary Far-Right Leader Discovers Jewish Roots BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) As a rising star in Hungary's far-right Jobbik Party, Csanad Szegedi was notorious for his incendiary comments on Jews: He accused them of "buying up" the country, railed about...
Obama's Drones Target First Responders In Pakistan
The tactic is called "Double Tap" and involves an initial drone strike against a target in Pakistan. When first responders and other rescuers attempt to pull people out of the wreckage a second drone attacks them. This is a war crime and falls within the...
Aug 21st, 2012 by china
Children of Nazis and Jewish Survivors March Together Across Poland
Children of Nazis and Jewish Survivors March Together Across Poland The Jewish Press Participants will march in small relay groups between several death and concentration camps installed in Poland by Nazi Germany. In this way they would like to ask for...
Aug 18th, 2012 by JLM
France plans 75% tax rate on rich!
PARIS The call to Vincent Grandils Paris law firm began like many others that have rolled in recently. On the line was the well-paid chief executive of one of Frances most profitable companies, and he was feeling nervous. President François...
Aug 18th, 2012 by CDNBear
China and the 'substitute criminal'
In China, the rich and powerful can hire body doubles to do their prison time for them. In May 2009, a wealthy 20-year-old was drag racing through the city streets of Hangzhou, China, when his Mitsubishi struck and killed a pedestrian in a...