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  • Metropolitan Opera undeterred by Anna Netrebko fraternizing with terrorists
    Metropolitan Opera undeterred by Anna Netrebko fraternizing with terrorists
    On December 16, 2014, President Obama signaled his intent to sign newly passed legislation that will expand sanctions against Russia and provide $350 million in arms and military equipment to Ukraine, as it continues to battle terrorist elements...
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    Nigerian maternal health discussed in D.C.
    Just a block or so away from the Wilson Building where the D.C. City Council meets, The Woodrow Wilson Center's Maternal Health Initiative tackled concerns regarding Nigerian women and maternal care in the West African nation, via live...
  • President Obama speaks with Raul Castro
    Cuba tried to install Russian nukes 90 miles offshore
    When that happened in 1962, it underscored how a tiny island Latin nation could pose a strategic threat in concert with its nuclear equipped ally that was Russia. The Cuban fiasco was the product of very bad foreign policy.“Cuban Foreign...
  • Cuban Embargo Ending
    Cuban Embargo Ending
    It has been over 50 years since the President of the United States and the President of Cuba spoke openly on the phone. Yesterday both men spoke for about an hour and today Wednesday December 17, 2014 President Barack Obama told the citizens of...
  • Obama and Raul Castro
    Obama reverses course on U.S.-Cuba relations
    After 50 years of heated U.S.-Cuba relations, Obama on Wednesday announced that the U.S. would restore diplomatic relations it dismantled with Cuba nearly 50 years ago, drawing opposition from both parties. Lawmakers from both sides oppose to the...
  • Ukrainian Turmoil Continues
    Ukrainian Turmoil Continues
    December 11, 2014 brought a truce back onto the table between Ukraine and the Rebel Separatists of Eastern Ukraine and up to the moment no one has died, but fighting continues. The rebels attacked some 26 positions in the last 30 hours. Using...
  • M. J. Young
    New Jersey Political Buzz Index 2012
    Some readers are aware that an index of the "Law and Politics" articles posted here was maintained at MJYoung.net; and some have noticed that this site is now gone. Because of the value of that index, and of the few articles there which...
  • Putin On The Run
    Putin On The Run
    Russian President Vladimir Putin may have overstepped his bounds. In recent days the Russian ruble plunged some 20% leaving the Russian economy precariously close to collapse. In the recent weeks oil stocks and revenue are even lower. Sanctions...
  • Allan Gross
    US-Cuba prisoner swap frees American Alan Gross from imprisonment
    After five years of imprisonment on charges of trying to provide internet service for some Cubans, American Alan Grosswas finally released on Wednesday. Gross was arrested on espionage charges and worked for the U.S. Agency for International...
  • Aiding the Taliban is a crime
    Pakistan's problems became our's with threats aimed at America
    The horrendous killing of more than 100 children in Pakistan by one of the many Taliban tribes operating in the Government Administered Tribal area begs for American attention for a number of simple reasons.Taliban leaders have made threats...
  • Bradley Stone
    Pennsylvania police recover spree killer’s body
    Former Marine Bradley Stone who was suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her family members and seriously wounded another was found Tuesday, in the woods near his home in Montgomery County. He appears to have died from self-inflicted knife...
  • Possible Methane Sources and Sinks
    NASA reverses itself on methane and possible life on Mars
    Yesterday was a good day for those proposing that extraterrestrial life currently exists on Mars. In a Dec. 16 paper published in the journal Science, NASA says that significant methane levels were detected by the Curiosity Rover over a two month...
  • Jonathan Gruber
    They’ve got a Gruber thing goin on
    The issue is what to do about a problem like Jonathan Gruber? He is the smart professor who has trouble tying his own shoes. He was needed to help write and pass Obamacare and paid handsomely for it. But now he can’t keep his mouth shut. The...
  • Handicap student received a bike for Christmas thanks to a fellow classmate
    Handicap student received a bike for Christmas thanks to a fellow classmate
    Fifth-grader Syrus Dukes received one of his Christmas presents early this year, which came not from his parents but from a fellow classmate, who is spearheading a citywide toy drive for needy children.Dukes, 10, who is confined to a wheelchair,...
  • Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton
    Are you more ready for Jeb than for Hillary?
    An email list is called “Ready for Hillary” that corresponds with a website https://www.readyforhillary.com/splash/hillary. Emails arrive at least once a day and they sound like they have been written by the same people that ran Obama...