Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican, is preparing to battle politically correct liberals.
According to Fox News, "Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal on Saturday night accused President Barack Obama and other Democrats of waging wars against religious liberty and education and said that a rebellion is brewing in the U.S. with people ready for "a hostile takeover" of the nation's capital."
First Lady Michelle Obama and her hubby, Barry, are no fans of former First Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. They've nicknamed her, 'Hildabeest,' and describe her as the Wicked Witch of the East from the classic Hollywood film, The Wizard of Oz.
The New York Post reports that, "In his new book, “Blood Feud,” journalist Edward Klein gets inside the dysfunctional, jealous relationship between Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama — and how it could explode in 2016."
Militant Muslim terrorists, calling themselves, the Islamic State of Levant, have proven that deposed Iraq President Saddam Hussein did indeed hold weapons of mass destruction. Islamists have now seize those chemical weapons and are preparing to launch global jihad against the infidel. Meanwhile, President Barry Obama has taken an extended golfcation (golf vacation) at Martha's Vineyard.
Channel NewsAsia, "Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Hussein's former chemical weapons factories, a US official said Thursday."
BEIJING: China is boosting its economic and diplomatic clout in Europe.
According to the Voice of Russia, "This week the Chinese prime minister Li Keqiang has been on a trip to Europe. His visit to the UK has been marked by closing a number of deals totaling 28 bln dollars. Besides, according to a joint statement issued during the visit, both sides attach high importance to deepening the China-European Union (EU) strategic partnership. They "support negotiations for an EU-China investment agreement to lift pragmatic cooperation to a new level, and reaffirm their commitment to the long term goal of an ambitious and comprehensive EU China free trade agreement", the statement said."
Reuters reports that, "The founder of Rocket Internet, the German venture capital company behind dozens of online start-ups, warned the retail industry on Thursday that e-commerce and smartphones would mean there will be little future for stores in emerging markets."
Barry Obama was elected as America's first African-American President, but he's throwing his African heritage under the bus. Ever since he moved into the White House, he has dramatically reduced aid to Africa, while American investors have decreased their investments in the African continent.
According to the BBC News, "India has taken over from the US as the largest importer of Nigerian oil, the West African state's national oil company has said. The US has "drastically reduced" its demand for Nigeria's crude oil in recent months, the Nigerian National Oil Corporation said."
President Barry Obama has imposed sanctions on African countries that do not endorse gay marriage. Uganda is the first African country to be get punished for upholding traditional family values laws.
The BBC News reports that, "The US has imposed sanctions on Uganda for anti-gay laws it says are "counter to universal human rights". It said Ugandans involved in human rights abuses against gay people would be banned from entering the US."
BEIJING: In signs of a strengthening Chinese economy, the value of the China Yuan is rising against the U.S. dollar.
Xinhua reports that, "The value of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 28 basis points to 6.1531 against the U.S. dollar in its central parity on Thursday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System."
BEIJING: China signed major copper and coal mining deals with Zambia.
According to Channel NewsAsia, "Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao kicked off a three-day visit to Zambia on Wednesday by signing development loan and grant agreements worth $64 million (47 million euros)."
Radical Islamist militants, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have been terrorizing the Middle East and have launched a major 'Big Business-style' public relations, fundraising and advertising campaign. It's 'Madison Avenue Goes Jihad' strategy is going mainstream.
Russia Today reports that, "The notorious ISIS, which has been slicing through Iraq moving closer to Baghdad, behaves like a big corporation, issuing press releases to create an image of a well-structured, disciplined and effective organization to attract investors and new members."