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Suspicious letter sent to White House

Source: Politics Balla | May 30 2013, 12:40pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Suspicious letter sent to White House
Washington, May 30 (IANS) A suspicious letter similar to the one sent to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been intercepted at the White House mail room, a media report said Thursday.
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Matt Ridley Returns With Error-Riddled Articles, As Wall Street Journal Discredits Itself

Sep 10 2014 3:35pm CDT | Source: ThinkProgress

Matt Ridley, perhaps the most debunked and anti-scientific Journal columnist in recent memory, is back from his hiatus. Turns out, when you look closely, Ridley’s self-proclaimed pause as a Wall Street Journal columnist was about as real as the supposed “pause” in global warming. There are “data gaps in the weather station network, especially in the Arctic,” the fastest warming place on the planet. When you ...
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Berkeley vs. Big Soda

Sep 8 2014 2:08pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

I was phoned the other night in middle of dinner by an earnest young man named Spencer, who said he was doing a survey. Rather than hang up I agreed to answer his questions. He asked me if I knew a soda tax would be on the ballot in Berkeley in November. When I said yes, he then asked whether I trusted the Berkeley city government to spend the revenues wisely. At that moment I recognized a classic "push poll," which is part of a paid political campa ...
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Modi's speech to be beamed live at iconic Times Square
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the Indian community at a grand public reception at Madison Square Garden Sep 28 will be beamed live on giant screens at New York's iconic Times Square. | by IANS
 
Five children die of spoiled vaccines in Syria
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Nepal all-party conference on constitution drafting cancelled
Kathmandu, Sep 16 (IANS) A scheduled all-party conference which was expected to provide an impetus to the fragile constitution drafting process of Nepal has been cancelled due to dispute among parties about its agenda, party leaders said Tuesday. | by IANS
 
 

Edwards’ Law of Cost Doubling

Sep 8 2014 10:37am CDT | Source: Downsizing Government

Chris EdwardsLarge government projects often double in cost between when they are first considered and when they are finally completed. This pattern—call it “Edwards’ Law”—is revealed in story after story about highways, airports, computer systems, and other types of government infrastructure.It looks like New York’s World Trade Center train station is the latest example of Edwards’ Law. The Wall Street Journal reports:The most expensive train station in the U.S. is takin ...
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New York Exploring Settlement In NYPD Muslim Surveillance Lawsuits

Sep 8 2014 6:35am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- In an about-face, New York City is exploring a settlement with the plaintiffs in two lawsuits against the NYPD's Muslim surveillance program. The talks were made public on the same day as Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration fought back against an order to reveal reams of documents related to the surveillance program from undercover agents. The administration had pursued an aggressive legal defense against the Muslim plainti ...
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Do Rich Candidates Usually Win?

Sep 4 2014 9:46pm CDT | Source: Big Government

While wealth may have always been a target for attack in many political races, it reached a fever pitch in Obama's populist attacks on Mitt Romney. Does wealth now play an out-sized role in the nation's political back and forth?  From Hillary Clinton to congressional, gubernatorial and state-legislature candidates around the country, wealthy candidates are getting pummeled on the campaign trail because of their ...
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Moms' Group Calls Out Kroger's Gun Policy In Unprecedented New Ad Campaign

Sep 3 2014 11:04pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

The moms are taking the gun control fight to Kroger's backyard. On Thursday, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a gun control group backed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's considerable financial resources, will blanket half a dozen newspapers with ads meant to pressure the grocery giant to stop allowing customers to openly carry firearms in its stores. The ads will be displayed ...
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Michael Bloomberg to return as head of Bloomberg company

Sep 3 2014 7:37pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

(Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will return as head of Bloomberg LP, the data and financia ...
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WaPo: Every 'Mass Shooter' Since Jan. 2009 Could Pass NICS Background Check

Aug 29 2014 4:46pm CDT | Source: Big Government

On August 28 The Washington Post (WaPo) reported that "every one of the country's mass shooters since January 2009 could have slipped through NICS" (National Instant Criminal Background Check System). Such statements are part of a larger push for gun control that has temporarily moved from expanding background checks to discrediting, then revamping, our current NICS background check system. ...
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