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Will Bank Of America Really Pay $17 Billion For Mortgage Fraud That Led To 08′ Crash?

By: Thursday August 21, 2014 9:12 am

Throughout the media the figure of $17 billion has been paraded out as the penalty Bank of America will pay for its crimes in the mortgage security market that led to the 2008 financial crisis and resulting Great Recession. But will BofA really be paying that much? If the other deals struck for the same [...]

Petition To Require All Police To Have Body Cameras Breaks 100,000 Signatures

By: Thursday August 21, 2014 7:37 am

In the wake of the lethal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri a petition has been launched to have the White House look into requiring all police officers in the country to wear body cameras. The petition has now exceeded 128,000 signatures, the Obama Administration said it will respond to [...]

300 More Troops For Iraq, Obama Declares ISIS Must Be ‘Extracted’

By: Thursday August 21, 2014 5:14 am

Can we call this a war yet? On Wednesday President Obama responded to the killing of James Foley by ISIS by calling ISIS a cancer that needed to be extracted. ISIS killed Foley in response to the killing of ISIS fighters from US airstrikes in Iraq after the group claimed it would kill Americans if [...]

Activists In Oakland Block Israeli Ship From Docking

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 11:38 am

Israeli ship is blocked from unloading in Oakland for four straight days http://t.co/mhUAtHfhCs #BlockTheBoat pic.twitter.com/ys64Ejk4Ak — ISM Palestine (@ISMPalestine) August 19, 2014 Pro-Palestinian activists in the city of Oakland, California are blocking the docking of an Israeli commercial vessel in response to Israel’s military campaign in Gaza. The protest entered its third day when 20 [...]

Ferguson Crackdown Loses US Credibility On Human Rights Around The World

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:23 am

47 people were arrested in #Ferguson last night as a quiet protest turns violent: http://t.co/vVDmvDSVK1 pic.twitter.com/Pg3r28414K — The Root (@TheRoot) August 20, 2014 The police riots in Ferguson, Missouri are causing a headache for more than just local and state politicians. Not only has the federal government felt compelled to get involved in hopes of [...]

ISIS Executes American Journalist For US Airstrikes In Iraq, Holds Another

By: Wednesday August 20, 2014 4:02 am

The Islamic State also known as IS and previously the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) executed American freelance journalist James Foley, 40, yesterday. Foley was missing for over a year after reporting in Syria and read a statement before being beheaded by a member of ISIS in retaliation for US airstrikes in Iraq. [...]

ISIS Warns Of Retaliation If US Airstrikes In Iraq Hit ISIS Fighters

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 8:01 am

Apparently ISIS did not get the memo differentiating airstrikes from ground troops and has now warned that if US forces kill ISIS fighters in Iraq the Islamic State will retaliate against Americans “in any place.” In a video put out on social media ISIS says “We will drown all of you in blood” should the [...]

Poll: Support For Common Core Drops Among Teachers

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 6:40 am

The push to homogenize public education around worthless standards known as Common Core has lost considerable support among teachers. The Common Core State Standards Initiative is the brain child of so called “ed reformers” and the testing companies that will benefit from Common Core’s implementation. Common Core is developed around a mythical universal student who [...]

Ferguson Sees Another Night Of Unrest Despite National Guard Presence

By: Tuesday August 19, 2014 4:58 am

Monday night saw renewed clashes between protesters and law enforcement in Ferguson, Missouri with two people shot and at least 31 arrested. The police blamed the disharmony on a “tiny minority of lawbreakers” whom they claimed fired on them and had Molotov cocktails. Before the protests took a downward turn Missouri Governor Jay Nixon tweeted [...]

Governor Chris Christie’s Office Bills Taxpayers $6.5 Million For Bridgegate Legal Fees

By: Monday August 18, 2014 10:21 am

It was apparently not enough for Governor Chris Christie’s staff to shut lanes down on the George Washington Bridge violating state and federal law, now the taxpayers of New Jersey are having to pay massive legal bills as Christie and company try to prevent details from the lane closures coming out. According to documents released [...]

Democratic and Republican Congressmen Open To Boots On The Ground In Iraq

By: Monday August 18, 2014 8:14 am

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com Over the weekend both Congressman Eliot Engel (D-New York) and Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) said they believe sending troops to Iraq may be necessary to protect US national security interests. Engel made his statement on Fox News Sunday and Kinzinger made his on ABC’s This Week. Congressman Kinzinger,  a [...]

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