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Italy Gets Ready for Big-Time Tax Cuts
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 09:54 PM

Italy Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will soon introduce major tax cuts to boost his country's ailing economy.

According to the BBC News, "Italy's new Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has proposed a sweeping package of tax cuts, in a bid to revive the country's economy. In his first full news conference, he insisted the package would not breach European Union budget deficit limits."

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Kerry Blames Coal for Rise of Putin
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 09:10 PM

US Secretary of State John Kerry believes that shutting down coal plants and building windmills can defeat Russia's global expansionism. Accordingly, he is calling for US Consulates all over the world to engage in eco propaganda warfare to defend American interests abroad.

Fox News reports that, "Secretary of State John Kerry, deeming climate change a “top-tier diplomatic priority,” has decided to make the controversial topic the subject of his first policy initiative and is instructing U.S. emissaries worldwide to push the agenda."

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Starbucks Promotes 50 Cents ObamaCare Tips
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 08:38 PM

Starbucks, a coffee shop chain, has pledged strong support for the Democrat Party and President Barack Obama. The multinational corporation is calling for its customers to voluntarily pay a 50 cents ObamaCare tip for each tall mocha latte they purchase.

According to the Houston Chronicle, "Starbucks will soon let customers leave tips with its mobile payment app, which raises the question — how often do people tip their baristas? The coffee chain says the mobile tipping option, which it announced more than a year ago, will be available on its updated app for iPhones starting March 19. The rollout comes as the company's app has surged in popularity, with roughly one out of every 10 purchases now made with a mobile device."

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Sheila Jackson Lee Proclaims US Constitution 400-Years-Old
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 07:42 PM

U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, (D.-Tx.), who is known for telling her staff, "I'm a queen and I deserve to be treated like one," has launched a new career as an historian of American history. Nevertheless, her scholastic credential have been called into question, when she claimed the US Constitution was written 400 years ago while speaking at the Congressional House Floor. 

The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, had an "oops" moment on the House floor. The Houston representative declared the U.S. Constitution was some 400 years old."

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Major Cashflow Pours out of China
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 05:12 AM

BEIJING: Amidst an ongoing crackdown on corruption in China, many government officials in the country are flooding their cash and investments in the United States of America and elsewhere to prepare for an escape.

According to NewsMax, "Exchange-traded funds focused on China are posting the world’s biggest outflows amid concern economic growth is slowing. Withdrawals from U.S.-based Chinese ETFs totaled $87.5 million March 10, the most among 46 nations, bringing this year’s redemption to $380.7 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The iShares China Large-Cap ETF, the largest Chinese exchange-traded fund in the U.S., fell 1.6 percent to $33.90. The Bloomberg China-US Equity Index of the most-traded stocks in the U.S. dropped 2 percent to 99.60, led by Vipshop Holdings Ltd."



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Cuba Helps NK Prepare EMP Blasts against USA
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 04:43 AM

The United Nations has disclosed in a report that Cuba is smuggling sophisticated weapons to Pyongyang so that North Korea could launch electromagnetic pulse blasts against the United States.

NewsMax reports that, "Some experts, including Center for Security Policy President Frank Gaffney and former CIA analyst Dr. Peter Pry, have expressed concern that the intercepted Cuba ship could have been a dry run by North Korea for a possible future electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack against the United States from EMP weapons carried by freighters."

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EU Leftists Embrace Anti-Semitism
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 04:12 AM

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz contends that European liberals seek to isolate Israel.

According to NewsMax, "The hard left has a history of anti-Semitism as deep and enduring as the hard right. The line from Voltaire, to Karl Marx, to Levrenti Beria, to Robert Faurisson, to today’s hard-left Israel bashers is as straight as the line from Wilhelm Mars to the persecutors of Alfred Dreyfus to Hitler."

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Gov Rick Perry Brings His Gun on Jimmy Kimmel Show
by Tom McGregor    Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 03:29 AM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican, was preparing for a duel on the Jimmy Kimmel show.

The Daily Caller reports that, "Facing off with late night show host Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday morning, Rick Perry advised the ABC funny man that he does interviews while packing heat."



 

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Who’s More Marxist: China or Obama?
by Tom McGregor    Sun, Feb 23, 2014, 06:50 PM

BEIJING — The 798 Arts Districts stands located in the heart of China’s capital city. The neighborhood promotes the local modern art scene and touts the latest pop culture trends of Asia. Visitors can browse through a wide array of art galleries and shops. And there’s no shortage of propaganda artworks that praise Chairman Mao and the Chinese Communist Party. The latest fad of Mao Memorabilia happens to be designs that depict U.S. President Barack Obama as a heroic New Mao, which is dubbed, ‘ObaMao Art.’

One popular store here sells ‘ObaMao Art,’ where you can see the current U.S. President wearing the traditional green uniform of People’s Liberation Army. He’s often shown wearing the green PLA cap to show his solidarity for China’s Cultural Revolution era. He’s the Red Guard Messiah.

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Sen Cornyn Hails 'Friend for Long Time' Karl Rove
by Tom McGregor    Fri, Feb 21, 2014, 01:04 AM

Sen. John Cornyn (R.-Tx.) loves to heap praise for his buddy, Karl Rove, a GOP Establishment political operative, who is calling for Republicans to play nice with Hillary Clinton. Cornyn has described Rove as "my friend for a long time."

The Texas Tribune reports that, "Once the Texas GOP's go-to campaign strategist, Karl Rove has become something of a boogeyman for campaigns on both sides of the ballot in the 2014 election cycle."

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