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12 Shocking Numbers That Reveal Grim, Gruesome Truth Behind Elephant Poaching

Aug 12 2014 2:48pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Elephants are extraordinary animals. They're super smart and emotional, and their relationships are complex. They've been known to show compassion, empathy, altruism, self-awareness and grief. People the world over love elephants; some even worship them. But these majestic creatures are also one of the planet's most threatened. African elephants, for instance, are being driven to extinction by poaching, killed en masse for their magnificent tusks. “I could take you tomorrow to ...
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Republicans Have Zero Reaction To Obama's Historic LGBT Order

Jul 26 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama signed an executive order Monday making it illegal for federal contractors to fire or harass employees based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, civil rights advocates hailed the move as one of the most important actions ever taken by a president to stem discrimination. Democratic lawmakers raced to issue statements celebrating the advancement for the lesbian, ...
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Land of the unfree and the home of the timid?

Jul 25 2014 5:59pm CDT | Source: WND

America is supposed to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. But as we become bogged down in our many problems, I see, unfortunately, a mentality in which we are becoming increasingly a nation of the unfree, the victim and the timid, in how we’re approaching these challenges. Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman wrote a column this week drawing attention to the latest dire projections from the Congressional Budget Office. CBO projects the nation sinking deeper and deeper into an ...
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Syrian army kills 140 IS fighters
Damascus, Aug 22 (IANS) At least 140 fighters of the Islamic State (IS) were killed Thursday in an ambush by the Syrian army near an airbase in al-Raqqa province, a media report said. | by IANS
 
Defeated Indonesian presidential candidate accepts court ruling
Jakarta, Aug 22 (IANS) Former general Prabowo Subianto accepted the final ruling of the Constitutional Court that has summarily rejected all his allegations that challenged the result of Indonesia's presidential race, his party coalition spokesman said Thursday. | by IANS
 
Local polls announced in Taiwan
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CBO Predicts Increasing Debt As Baby-Boomers Retire

Jul 25 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: National Center for Policy Analysis

The United States' entitlement system is unsustainable, warns Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) at the Wall Street Journal. Indeed, a new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) predicts a $40 trillion increase in debt over the next 20 years. In the CBO's "alternative" and more realistic forecast, the agency expects $10 trillion in debt over the next 10 years, followed by $100 trillion in the two decades after that. But even that forecast, writes Portman ...
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Fact Checker: Do 10,000 baby boomers retire every day?

Jul 24 2014 5:02am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

“Each day,10,000 baby boomers retire and begin receiving Medicare and Social Security benefits.” —Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio), writing in The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2014 A reader asked about this line in Sen. Portman’s article, which warned of a looming budget crisis because of growth in entitlements. Co ...
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GOP Convention Highlights Portman's Influence

Jul 9 2014 4:02am CDT | Source: Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Washington Post: "Tuesday's announcement that the 2016 Republican National Convention will be held in Cleveland underscored the importance of Ohio in the party's national strategy to win back the White House and affirmed the influence of Sen. Rob Portman, who pushed for months for the lakeside city to land the coveted nominating convention." "But Portman (R-OH) is interested in more than just hosting the convention in his home state. He would like a starring role, ...
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