Archive | January 1, 2012
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40,000 Of Them! New Laws Take Effect Throughout America

About 40,000 state laws taking effect at the start of the new year will change rules about  getting abortions in New Hampshire, learning about gays and lesbians in California, getting jobs in Alabama and even driving golf carts in Georgia. Several federal rules change with the new year, too, including a Social Security increase amounting […]

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Thousands of blackbirds fall to their death in Arkansas town for second New Year’s Eve in a row

Approximately 5,000 blackbirds dropped dead from the sky last night in the early hours of the new year. As if the incident was not strange enough, it is the second time in two years that the birds have fallen as the calendar year changes. Read more and watch video: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2080859/Blackbird-deaths-Sign-apocalypse-thousands-die-2nd-New-Years-Eve-row.html#ixzz1iFczptKA

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Happy New Year! This Will be Our Finest Hour!

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‘Invading Iran is invading Russia, China’

A political analyst says Russia and China consider a US military action on Iran as an attack on their own borders and a threat to their own national security. “The US is assuming that Russia or China will not respond militarily, but they’ve been wrong before,” Shamus Cooke wrote on the Global Research website. Cooke explained that […]

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Obama Defense Bill Signing Statement

The White House announced today from Hawaii that President Obama had signed into law a major defense policy bill, but Mr. Obama at the same time served notice to Congress that he would ignore certain provisions dealing with detainees in the War on Terror. Here the Obama signing statement:  http://blogs.ajc.com/jamie-dupree-washington-insider/2011/12/31/obama-defense-bill-signing-statement/

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Obama signs defense bill ‘with reservations’

President Barack Obama on Saturday reluctantly signed a defense authorization bill, saying he was concerned about some in Congress who want to restrict options used by counterterrorism officials. “I have signed this bill despite having serious reservations with certain provisions that regulate the detention, interrogation, and prosecution of suspected terrorists,” he said of the $662 […]

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Israeli spy chief downplays Iranian nuke threat

The head of Israel’s intelligence agency says that a nuclear-armed Iran does not necessarily pose an existential threat to the Jewish state, according to Israeli ambassadors. Mossad chief Tamir Pardo addressed a conclave of Israeli ambassadors in Jerusalem on Thursday, saying that Israel’s existence is not inevitably endangered by Iran acquiring an atomic weapon, even as Israel has tried to disrupt Iran’s nuclear program. “What is the […]

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