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      It promises to be another memorable occasion — but will it beat Winters Games gone past? The 17-day sporting extravaganza is being dubbed as the most expensive Olympics ever, with the Russians having spent $50 billion on turning the faded Black Sea resort into a rejuvenated host venue. Thousands of athletes from over 80 different […]
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      With former Port Authority official David Wildstein’s new claim that  “evidence exists” showing Christie knew about the politically motivated lane closings on the George Washington Bridge back in September, several Jersey State politicians are already floating the dreaded “I” word: impeachment. It wasn’t so long ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was a popular Republican […]
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    • Oil firms to cut hundreds of jobs March 26, 2015
      Oil giants Shell and Taqa announce plans to cut hundreds of North Sea jobs, citing "challenging" times for the industry.
    • VIDEO: 'Last bank in town' deal agreed March 26, 2015
      Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
    • Oil prices surge on Yemen airstrikes March 26, 2015
      Oil prices rise and shares fall after Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest crude exporter, and its allies launch airstrikes on rebel targets in Yemen.
    • Norwegian green energy to power UK March 26, 2015
      Green power from Norway will soon be powering hundreds of thousands of homes in Britain, National Grid says.
    • Adidas unveils Europe factory plan March 26, 2015
      German sportswear firm Adidas outlines a turnaround plan that includes making some of its goods in Europe rather than Asia.
    • Oil price jump hits shares in London March 26, 2015
      The London stock market falls as investors react to a jump in oil prices following airstrikes by Saudi Arabia on rebel targets in Yemen.
    • Banks must review impact of closures March 26, 2015
      Banks must investigate alternative arrangements for customers before closing the last bank in town, under a new agreement.
    • Toyota resumes efficiency drive March 26, 2015
      Japanese carmaker Toyota has resumed an efficiency drive that aims to overhaul its manufacturing and production processes in the wake of several vehicle recalls.
    • UK retail sales up 0.7% in February March 26, 2015
      UK retail sales grow more strongly than expected, up 0.7% in February from the previous month, helped by the recovery in the housing market.
    • Black cab plant to create 1,000 jobs March 26, 2015
      A new £250m taxi plant is to be built outside Coventry, with the creation of up to 1,000 jobs.

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Obama Has Small Lead

The Democratic Indiana primary looks like it’s going to be closer than anything of the races we’ve seen so far. A new poll by the Indianapolis Star-WTHR shows that Sen. Barack Obama has a three-point lead over Sen. Hillary Clinton — 41% to 38% — with a week and a half to go before the […]

Ron Burkle, Yucaipa,the ruler of Dubai and Clinton

On Clinton’s Tax Returns, A ‘frankly Disturbing’ Lack Of Transparency By Arianna Huffington, Tribune Media Services It’s hard out there for a surrogate. Especially for a Clinton surrogate being asked why Hillary Clinton has not released the last eight years of her tax returns. As congresswoman and Clinton surrogate Nita Lowey made clear on “Meet […]

Sometimes Less IS More

How the Democrats Could Lose Richard Cohen By official count, The Washington Post’s 10th most e-mailed column of 2007 was published last June under the headline “How the GOP Could Win.” It said that the Republican Party would promote national security as the salient issue of the campaign, making a silk purse (victory in November) […]

Ron Paul’s Tax Reform Proposal

Dr. Paul’s prescription for prosperity Fri, 25 Jan 2008 19:00:31 By Texas congressman Ron Paul Following is the full length text of presidential hopeful Ron Paul’s comprehensive reform package which he believes will revive the US economy: Introduction:America became the greatest, most prosperous nation in human history through low taxes, constitutionally limited government, personal freedom […]

Change?

The Young Vote

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Obama And Edwards Slap Hillary For Diplomatic About-Face

When Barack Obama said he would meet with leaders of countries that do not see eye-to-eye with the US during a Democratic presidential debate in July, he was sharply rebuked by Hillary Clinton as “irresponsible and frankly naive.” Thursday, however, Clinton said that she would negotiate with Iran “with no conditions.” “I would engage in negotiations with Iran, […]

Protection Racket

5 Most Electable 10/07

This is an update of a list that I compiled earlier in the year; it reflects changes in the political wind since that time, and gives my current speculation on how things stand for the candidates. Hillary Clinton–The top Democratic contender and media darling has seperated herself so far from the pack in the national […]