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Ron Paul announces own media venture

Former US congressman Ron Paul has announced the launch of a new media network this summer, adding that to a growing list of projects announced since his retirement, including an upcoming book on American education. According to a video posted to Facebook last weekend, the imminent launch of The Ron Paul Channel is in response to the coordination between news outlets and government sources. “The lying and conniving and collusion between those that give us our news and information and the government, this is going to change,” states Paul in the promotional video. “FINALLY a media network dedicated to liberty,… View Article

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Officer cleared of threatening Michelle Obama

District police officer accused of threatening Michelle Obama has been cleared of administrative charges related to the first lady but was found guilty of posting a derogatory job description on social media and depicting the president as a communist, his attorney said Monday. Members of a departmental review board ruled that Christopher Picciano, a 17-year veteran who was a member of the elite presidential motorcade detail, should be suspended without pay for 40 days for conduct unbecoming an officer. His attorney, James W. Pressler, said his client is weighing an appeal. The city had sought to have Picciano fired. “We’re… View Article

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Largest building in the world opens in China

Largest building in the world opens in China – complete with indoor seaside Chengdu’s New Century Global Centre has its own beach resort, cinemas, shops – and a replica Mediterranean village Beneath smoggy clouds in the Chinese mega-city of Chengdu, waves lap against sandy shores and a salty breeze blows across the beach. 6,000 holidaymakers look out on a glowing sunset, dining on platters of “the rarest oceanic fish species”, while a stage rises from the water, ready for the evening’s multimedia music spectacular. China’s fourth largest city may be 620 miles from the coast, but that hasn’t stopped...

Largest building in the world opens in China – complete with indoor seaside Chengdu’s New Century Global Centre has its own beach resort, cinemas, shops – and a replica Mediterranean village Beneath smoggy clouds in the Chinese mega-city of...

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Armed Citizen Project to Provide Guns and Training

Armed Citizen Project to Provide Guns, Training to 500 Empowered Mothers The Houston, Texas-based Armed Citizen Project has announced its National Empowerment Day, an effort to train and arm 500 single mothers and other women across the United States. August 10, 2013 is the set date for the massive expansion of the group’s effort to begin, according to the group’s founder and executive director, Kyle Coplen, in an exclusive interview with Breitbart News. “We will be working with shooting ranges and gun clubs across the country,” he said. “There exists a subtle misogyny used in the messaging of anti-gun groups,… View Article

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101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t;

101M Get Food Aid from Federal Gov’t; Outnumber Full-Time Private Sector Workers. The number of Americans receiving subsidized food assistance from the federal government has risen to 101 million, representing roughly a third of the U.S. population. The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that a total of 101,000,000 people currently participate in at least one of the 15 food programs offered by the agency, at a cost of $114 billion in fiscal year 2012. That means the number of Americans receiving food assistance has surpassed the number of full-time private sector workers in the U.S. According to the Bureau of… View Article

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Stabbing Suspect Told Cabbie He ‘Had A Bad Day’

Stabbing Suspect Told Cabbie He ‘Had A Bad Day’. Nothing seemed out of the ordinary early Thursday when an Aurora cab driver took the call to pick up a man at a Naperville gas station. The 39-year-old driver, who has been in the cab business for about three years, wasn’t leery at all about the 4:45 a.m. pick-up, he said. The 33-year-old male passenger simply asked to be driven to downtown Aurora, but changed his mind. Instead, he gave the Eagle Taxi Company driver street-by-street directions toward his new destination. As they approached Spring Street and North Fourth Street in… View Article

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US Embassy alleged sex-for-visas scandal

US Embassy official in Guyana removed in alleged sex-for-visas scandal A State Department officer has been accused of selling visas for sex and money in what may have been a massive human trafficking operation, The Daily Caller has learned. The State Department acknowledged last week that one of its officials is the target of a probe over “allegations of improprieties relating to a Consular Officer formerly assigned to Georgetown, Guyana” without providing further details. Local media are also claiming the official, who was recently withdrawn from normal duties pending completion of an official investigation, associated with drug lords as part… View Article

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Jim Carrey I Love You and I’m Sorry I Called You Names

    Jim Carrey to ‘Assault Rifle Fans’: ‘I Love You and I’m Sorry I Called You  Names’ As NewsBusters previously reported,  actor Jim Carrey back in March called gun owners “heartless motherf–kers.” On Sunday, Carrey tried taking it back writing on Twitter, “Asslt rifle fans,I do not agree wth u,nor do I fear u but I do love  u and I’m sorry tht in my outrage I called you names”: This isn’t the first time Carrey’s conscience got the better of him. Last month he announced that he was not going to support his soon to be released...

    Jim Carrey to ‘Assault Rifle Fans’: ‘I Love You and I’m Sorry I Called You  Names’ As NewsBusters previously reported,  actor Jim Carrey back in March called gun owners “heartless motherf–kers.” On Sunday, Carrey tried taking it...

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‘CNN Shame On You’ Signs Appear in Cairo

It appears some Egyptians are not pleased with CNN’s coverage of last week’s  coup. According to numerous sources including CNN senior international  correspondent Ben Wedeman, the following sign is appearing in the crowds in  Tahrir square: This picture shows two such signs and one protesting Barack Obama: This appeared to start Wednesday when a petition surfaced at Causes.com called “CNN…shame on you”: To: CNN You should be ashamed of yourself. Your coverage of the revolution was  totally biased in favor of the MB, just like your  Government. MB of course stands for Muslim Brotherhood. At press time, 39,506 people...

It appears some Egyptians are not pleased with CNN’s coverage of last week’s  coup. According to numerous sources including CNN senior international  correspondent Ben Wedeman, the following sign is appearing in the crowds in  Tahrir square: This picture shows...

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Obamacare Subsidies Billions in Fraud Feared

Obamacare’s delayed implementation of the employer mandate means health insurance exchanges and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be unable to determine whether individuals are eligible for taxpayer-funded subsidies and will instead now rely on the honor system. Experts say the shift could result in billions of dollars in waste, fraud, and abuse. “If the IRS doesn’t have information about the plans large employers offer, it will be very hard to verify that. It will be an honor system,” University of Michigan Law Professor Nicholas Bagley told Reuters. “The shift of employees to the exchanges could cost (the government) a… View Article

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