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Monthly Archives: November 2012
Texas Rep. Michael McCaul, the incoming chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, is wasting no time with niceties when it comes to the Obama administration, which he says has a disturbing tendency to downplay terrorism. The 50-year-old Republican, who … Continue reading
Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton says Obama could have stopped the U.N. vote to grant statehood to Palestine, but he didn’t take it seriously. As a result, Palestine now enjoys an elevated status in the eyes of … Continue reading
In a book written by a lifelong friend of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, the diplomat who may soon be a Secretary of State nominee explained that she routinely confers with President Barack Obama and Secretary of … Continue reading
1 December 1641 – Massachusetts became the 1st colony to give statutory recognition to slavery. It was followed by Connecticut in 1650 and Virginia in 1661. 1814 – The shallow-draft steamboat Enterprise, completed in Pittsburgh under the direction of keelboat … Continue reading
“There is one born every minute”, in this case a whole bunch of “ones” Sorry, college students. President Obama has cut your access to Pell Grants by 33%; he just forgot to mention it before Election Day. During the recent campaign, President Obama claimed credit … Continue reading
The Pentagon is preparing to activate global missile defenses for an expected test launch of another long-range missile by North Korea, U.S. defense officials said. Intelligence agencies are closely watching a North Korean missile launch site amid signs a test-firing … Continue reading
30 November 1782 – The United States and Britain signed preliminary peace articles in Paris, recognizing American independence and ending the Revolutionary War. 1803 – Spain ceded her claim of the Louisiana Territory to France. 1861 – The British Parliament … Continue reading
BY: Adam Kredo November 29, 2012 4:32 pm The portfolio of embattled United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice includes investments of hundreds of thousands of dollars in several energy companies known for doing business with Iran, according to financial disclosure forms. … Continue reading
Will president be in Hawaii when nation goes over ‘fiscal cliff’? Obamas plan 20-day, $4 million vacation…
BY MALIA ZIMMERMAN – KAILUA, OAHU – Residents living near the beachfront homes where President Barack Obama and First Family vacation with their friends every year since 2008 were alerted on Monday to some specifics of the Obamas’ holiday vacation … Continue reading
Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, says he “burst into laughter” Thursday when Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined the administration proposal for averting the fiscal cliff. He wasn’t trying to embarrass Geithner, McConnell says, only responding candidly to his one-sided … Continue reading
U.N. ambassador has investments in companies doing business with Iran, disclosure forms show. The portfolio of embattled United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice includes investments of hundreds of thousands of dollars in several energy companies known for doing business with Iran, … Continue reading
Israel’s retiring defense chief thinks Iran needs to be “coerced” in 2013 from building an atom bomb, despite any U.S. hopes that sanctions will bring Tehran to the negotiating table. And the recent success of his new, U.S.-funded missile defenses … Continue reading
Edward J. Erler California State University, San Bernardino EDWARD J. ERLER is professor of political science at California State University, San Bernardino. He earned his B.A. from San Jose State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in government from the … Continue reading
During the campaign, Romney, Ryan, Glenn Beck, I and others TRIED to warn the people of Ohio, Michigan and other states that GM would be moving plants (jobs) over to China. If act, the CEO of GM said “Our commitment working … Continue reading
29 November 1775 – CAPT John Manley in schooner Lee captures British ordnance ship Nancy with large quantity of munitions. 1804 – Lt Presley O’Bannon and seven Marines landed in Alexandria, Egypt. The group will gather 500 mercenaries and in … Continue reading
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Stockpiling continues in response to president’s re-election Gun retailers continue to report record-high sales since the re-election of President Obama, but Second Amendment advocates say any moves by the White House to restrict access to weapons ultimately is in the … Continue reading
Iran’s state TV is showcasing additions to its Navy including a missile-launching warship around the size of a frigate. Navy officials watched as the domestically-produced Sina-7, equipped with anti-ship missiles, was launched Wednesday at Bandar Abbas, near the strategic Strait … Continue reading
On Tuesday, the Obama Treasury Department sparked bipartisan outrage when it released a report denying that China manipulates its currency, a belief widely held by Democrats and Republicans alike. By artificially lowering the value of its currency, Chinese companies … Continue reading
Marines, Army get back to pre-9/11 roots After more than a decade of fighting insurgents in the deserts of Iraq and mountains of Afghanistan, the Marine Corps is returning to its roots with training exercises that mimic the battles that … Continue reading
28 November 1729 – Natchez Indians massacred most of the 300 French settlers and soldiers at Fort Rosalie, Louisiana. 1775 – The 2nd Continental Congress adopts first rules for regulation of the “Navy of the United Colonies.” 1795 – US … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Susan E. Ricemay have hoped that paying a conciliatory call on three hostile Senate Republicans on Tuesday would smooth over a festering dispute about the deadly attack on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, and clear a … Continue reading
Under fire from congressional critics, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice stressed in a Tuesday statement that she did not intend to mislead the public about the September 11th attacks on the Benghazi consulate. “Neither I nor anyone … Continue reading
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice met Tuesday with GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill on the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya. 2:25PM EST November 27. 2012 – WASHINGTON–After meeting with U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice on Tuesday, three GOP lawmakers said … Continue reading
27 November 1864 – Ram U.S.S. Vindicator, Acting Lieutenant Gorringe, and small stern-wheeler U.S.S. Prairie Bird, Acting Master Burns, transported and covered a successful Union cavalry attack on Confederate communications in western Mississippi. Thirty miles of track and the important … Continue reading