North Korean Threat: Another U.S. Reversal

CB2/ZOB/WENN.com/Newscom The U.S. recently decided to move one of its most powerful radars, the Sea-Based X-Band radar (SBX), closer to North Korea to monitor the country’s ballistic missile threat. The SBX is capable of detecting a baseball hit out of a ballpark from more than 3,000 miles away. It provides an incredibly detailed look at […]

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New EPA Regulations Mean Higher Gas Prices

Newscom It’s no secret that the White House, regardless of Administration, releases unpopular news on Friday afternoons. On the popular television drama West Wing, the fictional Bartlett Administration calls it “Take out the trash day.” We shouldn’t be too surprised that the Obama Administration released Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations that will increase the price […]

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Racism Against Whites: Wisconsin’s VISTA Program Encourages Volunteers to Overcome White ‘Privilege’

(CNSNews.com) – The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) wants its white VISTA volunteers who work with low-income, racially diverse public schools to examine the “privilege” their Caucasian race confers on them. DPI devotes an entire Web page to “Power and Privilege,” including links to racial justice workshops and online tests where VISTA volunteers can […]

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Obama’s Religious Freedom Appointee Involved in Muslim Event Calling for Limiting Freedom of Speech

(CNSNews.com) – America’s free-speech model is in desperate need of an update, says an American-Muslim human rights activist who recently spoke at an event linked to an Obama administration appointee. Dr. Qasim Rashid argued that cyber-bullying laws could be used to limit freedom of expression – such as the burning of Korans — in war […]

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Unsweetening Cronyism

Newscom The law of supply and demand cannot be revoked. But it is being amended slightly, and we’re all paying the price. In this case, for sugar. Last year produced a bumper crop of sugar beets, which are refined (as their name would suggest) into sugar. Meanwhile, Americans have been using less sugar over the […]

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Cyprus Bank Raid: The Decaying Eurozone Is Rotting the European Union

Marios Lolos/Xinhua/Photoshot/Newscom Today, Cyprus’s banks opened for the first time in more than 10 days, after Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades—without seeking approval from his parliament—agreed to bailout terms that will raid citizens’ bank accounts. Those banking in Cyprus should not get too excited about the banks reopening. Strict capital controls are in place, allowing account […]

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Cyprus: Last-Minute Bailout Doesn’t Address Eurozone’s Underlying Systemic Issues

Patrick Pleul/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom A last-minute accord struck early Monday morning between Cypriot authorities and International Monetary Fund and European Union officials is being hailed in Brussels as a breakthrough. In reality, the agreement simply papers over serious structural fractures within the eurozone and is likely nothing more than a temporary solution to long-term problems. The deal […]

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