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Readout: Obama to Dalai Lama – How can I be one with all things?

President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House, Feb. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama in the Map Room of the White House, Feb. 21, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Readout of the President’s Meeting with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama The President met this morning at the White House with His Holiness the XIV Dalai Lama. The President reiterated his strong support for the preservation of Tibet’s unique [...]

Violence erupts on Thursday in Ukraine- at least 50 dead

Does the oppression of the White House remind us of the Venezuelan debacle?Does the oppression of the White House remind us of the Venezuelan debacle?

Despite warnings from Western leaders, including President Obama, a truce agreed to by the opposition and the Ukrainian president, violence erupted on Thursday morning. At least 50 are dead after two days of violence. A statement issued by Ukrainian President [...]

$17 Trillion in debt, but billions wasted in Afghanistan

Wasted resources due to lack of parts, results in billions wastedWasted resources due to lack of parts, results in billions wasted

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]