White House officials are biting back at the notion that President Barry Obama is lazy, detached and shiftless. They contend that Barry reads 10 letters per day from regular Americans when he's not playing golf.
NPR reports that, "The White House receives some 20,000 letters and emails a day, and occasionally citizens are surprised by a personal response to their missives. Host Audie Cornish speaks with Washington Post reporter Eli Saslow, who writes about this correspondence in his book Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President."
Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Iraq form a government that is "inclusive of all segments of society." Hence, that would also include the jihadist organization, the Islamist State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) as part of a coalition Iraqi government in Baghdad.
Xinhua News reports that, "Al-Abadi told Biden of his intent to "quickly" form a new government "that is inclusive of all segments of Iraqi society and that is prepared to take concrete steps to addresses the concerns of all of Iraq's communities," the White House said in a statement."
The Climate Agenda will cause global hunger rates to soar, due to surging food prices and lower food supply.
According to Pravda, "A warmer, wetter climate with more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere would undoubtedly produce more plant growth and more food. However climate-cooling policies that claim to prevent global warming by throttling the use of carbon fuels will definitely reduce food supply and increase food prices."
The Nigerian Muslim militant group Boko Haram has just pledged its allegiance with the Islamic State of Syria and Levant (ISIS) to enforce sharia law in northern Nigeria.
The BBC News reports that, "Militant group Boko Haram has said it has set up an Islamic state in the towns and villages it has seized in north-eastern Nigeria. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was speaking in a video released to congratulate his fighters for seizing the town of Gwoza earlier this month."
CNN President Jeff Zucker is seeking to fire most hard news reporters and replace them with Hollywood tabloid journalists.
The Daily Caller reports that, "In mid-June Variety‘s senior TV editor Brian Steinberg wrote that several ad buyers were bristling from CNN’s new emphasis on entertainment reporting and straying from the hard news for which it has always been known."
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Ca.) is counting on President Barry Obama to declare a "state of emergency" after a 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Napa Valley over the weekend, so that the multi-millionaire grapes tycoon with a vineyard in the region can receive big bucks in federal subsidies.
NewsMax reports that, "The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic buildings, and sending more than 120 people to hospitals."