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Amazon Workers Launch Labor Strike in Germany
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 10:48 PM

German labor unions are launching nationwide strikes against Amazon.

The BBC News reports that, "Two-thousand workers at four Amazon warehouses in Germany have gone on strike until Tuesday in a dispute over pay and working conditions, according to the union Ver.di. The dispute centres on how Amazon classifies its warehouse staff."

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Atheist George Will Denounces Religious Conservatives
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 10:13 PM

Washington Post conservative columnist, George Will, a self-proclaimed atheist, does not agree with the notion that "conservatism without religion is meaningless."

According to NewsMax, "In a wide-ranging interview, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer George Will discusses baseball, politics, and his status as an atheist."I'm an atheist. An agnostic is someone who is not sure. I'm pretty sure. I see no evidence of God," Will told Real Clear Religion."
 

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Russia Insider Blog Slams Western Media
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 09:17 PM

An English language news Website is striking back at the Western media bias against Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russia Insider blog is fighting President Barry Obama Leftist cultural imperialism. Meanwhile, Russia Insider is emphasizing some of the strengths of Moscow, such as touting the government for creating a budget surplus.

Russia Insider reports that, "From January through till August 2014 the Russian Federal Government posted a 2% to GDP budget surplus. This means that Russia this year will post its highest budget surplus since 2007."

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'Mule of the Jews' Obama 'More Foolish than Bush,' Says ISIS
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 02:14 AM

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has recently issued a new press release calling President Barry Obama a "mule of the Jews," and insisting that he's "more foolish" that former President George W. Bush.

ZeroHedge reports that,  "And O Obama, O mule of the jews. You are vile. You are vile. You are vile. And you will be disappointed, Obama. Is this all you were capable of doing in this campaign of yours? Is this how far America has reached of incapacity and weakness? Are America and all its allies from amongst the crusaders and atheists unable to come down to the ground? Have you not realized – O crusaders – that proxy wars have not availed you nor will they ever avail you? Have you not realized, O mule of the jews, that the battle cannot be decided from the air at all? Or do you think that you are smarter than Bush, your obeyed fool, when he brought the armies of the cross and placed them under the fire of the mujahidin on the ground? No, you are more foolish than him"

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Hong Kong Cops Bust iPhone6 Smuggling Rings
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 01:14 AM

Chinese government officials have delayed Apple from selling iPhone6  in the mainland. Accordingly, iPhone6 smuggling rings are booming in Hong Kong and local police officers are attempting to crack down on them.

According to China Radio International, "Hong Kong customs and marine police have foiled a smuggling case involving new iPhones headed for the Chinese mainland. The marine police stopped a speedboat and found 138 iPhone 6 and other computer hardware."

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Japan Ready to Thaw Ties with China
by Tom McGregor    Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 12:29 AM

BEIJING:  Major players in the Japanese business community are visiting China in efforts to reduce tensions between Tokyo and Beijing.

Channel NewsAsia reports that, "A large business delegation left Japan Monday (Sep 22) for China with hopes of being granted an audience with President Xi Jinping as the two countries take baby steps towards patching up tattered relations."

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Miley Cyrus Desecrates Mexican Flag as Sex Toy
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 10:20 PM

Pop star Miley Cyrus shocked Mexicans in Monterey when she used the Mexican flag as a sex prop on stage.

According to the BBC News, "Miley Cyrus is the subject of an official complaint after being spanked with a Mexican flag on the country's independence day."

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Sen Kay Hagan Skips ISIS Hearing for Wall Street Fundraiser
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Sep 21, 2014, 09:29 PM

Sen. Kay Hagan (D.-N.C.) has bailed out on a confidential hearing to address the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) threat to U.S. citizens. Instead, she participated in a meet-and-greet with Wall Street's leading bankers.

Townhall reports that, "Records indicate that Sen. Kay Hagan (D., N.C.) did not attend a classified hearing that focused on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) due to a fundraiser that was held for her in New York City."

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China and Colombia Strengthen Ties
by Tom McGregor    Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 02:05 AM

BEIJING: President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia has made significant achievements to combat corruption in his country. The nation, formerly recognized as the haven for cocaine drug lords and Leftist guerilla militants, is transforming into a more stable country with strong economic growth rates.

In an exclusive interview with the Dallas Blog, Juan Abisambra, a Beijing-based business consultant for JCR Consulting, explained how Colombia has attracted more attention from potential Chinese investors while more Colombian companies are seeking to expand here in China.

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ISIS Marketing New 'Allahu Akbar' Video Game
by Tom McGregor    Fri, Sep 19, 2014, 12:16 AM

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has launched a new jihad video game that teaches children how to suicidebomb Jews and Americans.

Russia Today reports that, "Islamic State (IS) militants have released a jihadist video game trailer in which the aim is to destroy Iraqi and US forces, Arabic media report. The game, styling itself as a Grand Theft Auto adaptation, appears specifically aimed at young people."

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