Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado, a Democrat, along with the Democrat Party-controlled State legislature, has declared war on oil & gas companies operating in the 'Mile High' region.
The Houston Chronicle reports that, "Colorado's tensions over oil and gas production have threatened to boil over this year. The state's influential and fast-growing industry faces the prospect of big crackdowns from the state Legislature and the possibility of statewide ballot measures curbing drilling."
President Houssan Rouhani of Iran gave a speech at the Billionaire Boy's Club in the Davos Forum to inform Lexus Liberals that his country is 'Open for Business.'
According to Reuters, " is determined to negotiate a comprehensive deal on its nuclear programme with major powers so it can develop its battered , President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, inviting Western companies to seize opportunities now."
Why ask why? Beer thieves in the Houston suburb of Friendswood have allegedly engaged in nightly raids of garages to loot beer and liquour.
The Houston Chronicle: "Somebody has been breaking into Friendswood-area garages to swipe beer and liquor from refrigerators since October, according to Friendswood police. Friendswood Police Department spokeswoman Lisa Price said the last reported beer theft was Monday, in the 1100 block of Glenshannon."
Many Massachusetts residents take pride in voting for Democrat Party elected officials. Well, they are learning the hard way that you get what you vote for. Over one-third of the State's social workers, who are responsible for protecting the safety of children, do not meet the minimum requirements to do their jobs.
The Boston Herald reports that, "More than one-third of social workers at the Department of Children and Families are not licensed to practice in their field, failing to meet basic state standards for experience, training and education, the embattled agency admitted last night.
BEIJING: As more and more statisticians are raising doubts on the accuracy of China's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures, the Chinese State-owned media has disclosed that yes indeed, Chinese officials are using fuzzy math to calculate economic numbers.
Accoring to Xinhua News Agency, "One plus one equals two. But it's not always the case, especially when you are talking about the calculating of local and national gross domestic product () data in China."
So let's talk about that so-called 'Reset on Russia.' President Barack Obama offered Russian President Vladimr Putin an opportunity to utilize US warships and fighter jets during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. However, Putin refused to accept it.
The Moscow Times reports that, "As the U.S. expressed concern over the safety of the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi and offered to send its own warships to assist in case of a terrorist threat, observers said that cooperation between U.S. and Russian security agencies on the matter is not much more than a formality."
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is telling the US Armed Forces to recruit radical Islamists, who look similar to the slain terrorist, Osama bin Laden.
The BBC News reports that, "The US military is easing its uniform rules to allow religious wear including turbans, skullcaps, beards and tattoos, officials have said. Muslim, Sikh, Jewish and Wiccan soldiers, marines, sailors and airmen can now request exemptions to strict military uniform and grooming policies."