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  • Campaign poster of former Afghanistan finance minister and presidential candidate Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.
    Afghanistan agrees to keep American troops (and money) for 10 more years
    The good news continues to pile on for war weary Americans. After a highly contentious election to succeed ultra corrupt Afghan President Hamid Karzi, the new power sharing leaders, President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah...
  • 44th Annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival this weekend in Madison
    44th Annual Great Midwest Marijuana Harvest Festival this weekend in Madison
    Cannabis fans are fired up. The bands and speakers have been booked, the permits approved and the website updated. The excitement is bubbling over. The first weekend in October means it's time again for the longest running Marijuana Festival...
  • Julia pierson resigns
    Director of The Secret Service Julia Pierson resigns
    After a day of intense questioning by lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, Director of the Secret Service has resigned. Julia Pierson handed her resignation to Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson. Johnson also announced an independent panel...
  • James Clapper
    'Willfully and deliberately ignorant' Obama
    'When first hearing the story that President Obama skips a number of his intelligence briefings in September 2012, the Washington Post had him covered. Glenn Kessler had this to say, "It’s bogus".“The notion that Obama...
  • Secret Service Director
    Secret Service fiasco leads to ex-convict riding an elevator with the President
    While the Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faced a congressional hearing, new revelations were made detailing a former ex-convict employed, as a security contractor was able to ride an elevator with President Obama during a trip to Atlanta....
  • Capital building
    An open letter to American share holders
    The American political system can be compared to a public company with all taxpayers as equal shareholders. Each year there is a shareholders meeting and a ballot to decide the future of the company. Depending of the profits and losses of the...
  • Syrian refugees
    Intelligence gaps result in less precise bombing
    According to AP source Ken Dilanian, the Pentagon is struggling with intelligence gaps that have resulted in the bombing of empty buildings and some unintended civilian casualties. That’s about all that can be said about the AP story with...
  • Cartoon by Bill Day
    Frightening possibilities: 'Cartoon' by Bill Day
    A Facebook friend shared Bill Day’s cartoon that is posted here as a photo. It emphasizes the importance of securing the White House from intruders. Metaphorically, the White House fence could be the U.S. borderand Ebola a disease or...
  • Obama: Global Leader
    Obama versus ISIS, Russia, and China: Selling an American vision
    Just as the likes of Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, and Harry S. Truman helped sell the American vision that would move Europe beyond the vicious cycle of ever escalating wars with each other, President Obama followed action against the Islamic State in...
  • Netanyahu warns the UN that Iran and Hamas are the same threat as ISIS
    Netanyahu in powerful UN address equates ISIS with Hamas, Iran greatest threat
    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promise to "refute all of the lies being directed at us" when he boarded his flight to New York on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, and when he delivered his address to the United Nations General...
  • No
    Politicians and elected officials: Shut up
    Anyone could write this story in reaction to the endless emails from both political parties and their leaders who are pleading for donations. It is enough to drive voters to distraction. There are some good options in reacting to this, and here...
  • How Ebola can easily bypass US healthcare system
    How Ebola can easily bypass US healthcare system
    The deadly Ebola virus that has been ravaging West Africa has made its way to the US.On Tuesday, a man in a Dallas, Texas, hospital tested positive for the disease. It was the first documented case in America.How it got into the country might not...
  • Jesse Jackson looks upset with Karen Lewis beside him
    What will voters in Chicago decide who should be mayor in Chicago?
    Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, called infamous by some, or perhaps by many, according to the press, is considering running for mayor of Chicago. The polls, according to reports, show Rahm Emanuel to have a lead in his quest...
  • Secret Service Director Julia Pierson
    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson lambasted by House Oversight Committee
    The White House on Tuesday urged the Secret Service to release more information “as soon as possible” about the recent incident involving a man who scaled the 7' 6" fence around the White House as more details emerge about the...
  • voting
    Georgia is in last week of registration to vote in 2014 elections
    Just one week is left in Georgia to register to vote in the November 4th elections and runoffs. Next Monday, October 6, 2014, is the last day to register and be eligible to vote. The registrar offices in Georgia can be accessed here for each...