U.S. Politics

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Obama: No plans for a quick decision on Keystone

President Obama’s stance on the XL Keystone pipeline should not come as a surprise. During a joint press conference with Canada’s conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper, President Obama made clear that he has no plans for a quick decision on [...]

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$17 Trillion in debt, but billions wasted in Afghanistan

Congress recently passed a clean debt ceiling bill, which gives free reign to the Obama Administration and the Democrats to increase America’s debt well beyond the current $17 Trillion threshold. Despite the debt carried by the US, billions were and [...]

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Canada: Military suicides – Is enough being done for prevention

The issue of military suicides is front and center in the media and has been discussed among veteran advocates, who feel not enough is being done by the Canadian government, Veteran Affairs Canada and the Canadian military. The Canadian military [...]

Ex New Orleans Mayor Nagin reveals his book, 'Katrina Secrets' on Comedy Central.  Seems he left out a few things,  Like Profiting from Hurricane KatrinaEx New Orleans Mayor Nagin reveals his book, 'Katrina Secrets' on Comedy Central. Seems he left out a few things, Like Profiting from Hurricane Katrina

Ex NOLA Mayor Nagin Guilty on 20 Counts: Conspiracy, Bribery

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been found guilty on 20 of 21 corruption charges.  You can read a Partial list of the convictions below.   many of the convictions came from accepting bribes, luxurious vacations and other gifts in [...]

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CBO: ObamaCare cost 2.5M Jobs and $1T added to Deficit

The new healthcare law will slow economic growth over the next decade, costing the nation about 2.5 million jobs and contributing to a $1 trillion increase in projected deficits, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in a report released Tuesday. [...]

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President Obama outfoxes Bill O’Reilly

The much touted tough interview by Bill O’Reilly of President Obama, saw a president that was well prepared. On almost every one of O’Reilly’s so-called hard ball questions, President Obama outfoxed “FOX.” The initial live interview was conducted in the [...]

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The future of Keystone under the Obama administration

There are serious questions on how President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry will lean and make an eventual decision on the XL Keystone application for a presidential permit. The US Department of State (DOS) left an out for [...]

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Keystone SEIS- No significant impact on GHG emissions

The US State Department (DOS) has released its final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the XL Keystone pipeline, concluding that there would be no significant impact on green house gases or the environment. Opponents of the pipeline will not be [...]