At the moment, China may have a stranglehold over rare metals, but Japan has just discovered a sea mud bonanza.
The Daily Telegraph of London reports that, "Japanese scientists have found vast reserves of rare earth metals on the Pacific seabed that can be mined cheaply, a discovery that may break the Chinese monopoly on a crucial raw material needed in hi-tech industries and advanced weapons systems."
US Commander-in-Chief President Barack Obama has ordered the U.S. Marines to use fewer bullets so that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can continue its stockpile program of 1.6 million rounds of ammo.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican, is championing a bureaucracy that helps his friend, while receiving support from Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst.
Mother Jones reports that, "watchdog groups have long argued that the Texas Enterprise Fund, a taxpayer-fund program that has awarded more than $487 million to big businesses that set up shop in the Lone Star state since 2004, is a slush funf that allows Gov. Rick Perry to reward allies and political donors."
The Dallas Blog is not making the story up, when it says that Vice President Joe Biden believes his so-called "dignity" is more important than kissing Pope Francis' papal ring. Biden contends that he's 'too dignified' to bow down to anyone, although he does that every day when he greets President Barack Obama in the White House.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a Republican, loves to talk about cutting education spending for the Garden State, but that won't stop him from traveling by helicopter at taxpayers' expense; instead of using a car to make re-election campaign stops.
Former Texas Workforce Commissioner Tom Pauken, a Republican, announced his intention to run for Governor of Texas. He had just filed to enter the campaign.
The Dallas Morning News reports that, "former Texas Republican chairman Tom Pauken will file today for governor, challenging for the job now held by Gov. Rick Perry. Pauken is a former Reagan administration official who most recently served as Perry's appointee to head the Texas Workforce Commission. He resigned this month and says Texas needs a new kind of leader who will revamp public education, end crony capitalism and solve problems, not divide people. Perry hasn’t said whether he will seek re-election next year. Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott is looking at the 2014 governor's race as well."
President Barack Obama has launched a super PAC fundraising committee called, Organizing for Action (OFA), which is seeking $500,000 contributions from wealthy Democrats. Donations will provide donors with special access to Obama in the White House. The money is expected to fund a so-called 'Climate Brigade,' according to The Cap Times.
Some progressives in the United States are starting to wake-up and lose hope in their Messiah, President Barack Obama. The far-Left media outlet, CounterPunch, is promoting a book called, 'Hopeless, Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion.' CounterPunch even slams the progressive coalition, 'Organizing for Action (OFA)' as a 'money-laundering' scheme for the 'Obama Money Machine.'