CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff: government programs, not low wages, were trapping Americans in poverty.People don’t go hungry in a capitalist economy “In a free market, there’s plenty of food for everybody – especially the poor.” Socialism creates scarcity, famine.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's administration has decided to sign a 40-year contract to privatize the state's crumbling bridges, but there has been little to no media coverage of the deal and what it will mean for two generations of Pennsylvanians.
8 April 2014 Microsoft will cease providing any patches, including security fixes for Windows XP operating system, runs between one quarter and one third of the world's desktops. Many organisations will chose to run Windows XP even when Microsoft has stopped providing security fixes.
U.S. is aligning with known terrorists and drug dealers in Colombia in the name of fighting terrorism and drugs. The Guardian: Western banking system is propped up by billions of dollars of Colombian drug monies, therefore, it is not in the U.S. interests to too effectively combat drugs.
Grocery Manufacturer’s Association, lobby group that represents 300+ companies intimidate legislators with threats of lawsuits should they attempt to back a GMO labeling law in their state. Companies that sell GMOs are doing everything they can to keep people from knowing it.
Caution about certain words on hospital admission forms. “Inpatient” admission designation means a Medicare patient will not have to pay the hospital bill, only the deductibles or co-pays, depending upon the patient’s plan. Under Observation,” then the patient is liable for any rehab therapies the patient may need.
Argentine government has responded to last week’s run on the peso with new rules allowing limited dollar purchases only to individuals with monthly salaries of 7,200 pesos (US$900) a month. The share of individuals in the population with this income is barely 20 percent.
New York Rep. Michael Grimm (R) was being interviewed by local news station NY1, asked about allegations concerning federal probe into his campaign finances refused to answer the question, threatened to throw reporter off balcony and “break [him] in half.” Incident captured by NY1's cameras.
South African police fired rubber bullets to disperse striking miners blocking a road near Anglo American Platinum’s Khuseleka mine. Striking miners seeking minimum monthly wage of 12,500 rand (about USD 1,200) for entry-level workers, more than double the current wage, currently paid about USD 460 a month.
Police officer, Mohamed al-Noaman, 42, gunned down Wednesday by an assailant who fled the scene on motorbike, day after gunmen shot dead General Mohamed Saeed, a senior Egyptian Interior Ministry official, outside his home in the capital Cairo. Increasing number of attacks against police.
A West Virginia state official told legislators on Wednesday that he “can guarantee” some residents are breathing in a cancer-causing substance due to the chemical spill that occurred earlier in January, breaking down into formaldehyde in the shower or in the water system, and they're inhaling it."
A new proposal in the San Jose, California City Council would allow residents to voluntarily offer police access to their private video surveillance camera recordings. Authorities say the program would only be used for investigatory purposes. Police would be able to tap into registered cameras in a pertinent area.
Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai suspects Washington undermining the government in Kabul through ‘insurgent-style’ attacks, provided a list of several attacks, which he says Washington may have been involved, including recent assault on a Lebanese restaurant in Kabul, 20 people killed.
A man will stand trial next month after being caught taking some tomatoes, mushrooms and cheese from the dustbins behind a branch of Iceland, taking the food because he needed it to eat and does not consider he has done anything illegal or dishonest in removing food destined for landfill.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said "part of his job description is to defend Israel" that it is "elemental to being an American, because there is no greater ally on earth, that's something we can say proudly." announcing that "City Hall will always be open to AIPAC," adding that it is his job to stand by the lobby in Washington.
Dish Network and DirecTV on Monday announced a plan to jointly give political advertisers the ability to microtarget their ads down to the household level. That means that any of over 20 million homes in the United States will soon start getting highly personalized campaign spots that were meant just for them.
A Jerusalem court sentenced an ultra-Orthodox anti-Zionist Israeli Jew to four-and-a-half years prison Tuesday for attempting to spy for Iran. Yitzhak Bergel, a member of the radical Neturei Karta group that opposes the existence of the state of Israel, admitted as part of a plea bargain.
Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert (R) proposed raising taxes on poorest Americans even if the only money they have to pay is money that they get from government programs like welfare. At a Tea Party Patriots event in South Carolina earlier this month, Gohmert said he had his own plan to address income inequality.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: biggest challenge we face with cyber world is protecting privacy, security of the public. There could be a serious breach,”. “There should be a sort of UN for the internet. A coalition of leading companies in the cyber world…and in my opinion Israel is the most advanced.
The NSA agency is not preoccupied solely with national security, but also spies on foreign industrial entities in US business interests, former American intelligence contractor, Edward Snowden, has revealed in an interview to German TV. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/4knl08
France says it plans to expand its military presence in Africa with the deployment of at least 3 000 troops to military bases in Niger, Mali and Chad as well as a logistics and supply base in Ivory Coast. France already has troops on stabilisation missions in Ivory Coast, Mali and the Central Africa Republic (CAR).
California drought, farmers in San Joaquin Valley fear federal officials could seize water in San Luis Reservoir intended for their crops. Dropping reservoir levels across state leading to struggles over water set aside via the Central Valley Project, a federally-run network of reservoirs, pumping plants and canals.
Government said it reached agreement with vigilante leaders to incorporate armed civilian groups into quasi-military units called the Rural Defense Corps. Vigilante groups estimate their numbers at 20,000, allowed to keep their weapons as long as they register them with the army.
US government is reportedly looking at ways to prevent anyone from spying on its own surveillance programs of US citizens’ phone records, funding research to prevent phone company employees and other eavesdroppers from seeing who the US is spying on.
Government sources have admitted that they are considering overhauling UK trespass laws to make it easier to extract shale gas. Under the plans being considered by the government, fracking could take place under homes without owners’ permission.
HSBC in England Change in banking policy is blocking some customers from making large withdrawals without “evidence” explaining why they need the money from their accounts, policy affects customers attempting withdrawals for amounts as little as £5,000 ($8,253).
FEMA was seeking contractors who could supply biohazard disposal facilities, tarps and housing units. They have also recently been on the look out for companies who are able to provide food and drinks on a grand scale, transport companies willing to work on an indefinite time-scale.
Egypt remains tense, a day after deadly clashes among security forces, opponents and supporters of ousted president, Mohamed Morsi. 50 people have been killed and almost 250 others injured in 24 hours of clashes that broke out during rival protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 revolution.
New York State Education Department, funded byfederal government,promoted by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, P-20 data collection program allows government entities to share and access records for every student in the state with overall goal of monitoring individuals from childhood to death.
Polydimethylsiloxane applications of the chemical range from contact lenses and medical devices to shampoo and conditioners (making the hair shiny and slippery), caulking, heat resistant tiles, polishes, cosmetics, silly putty. The FDA approved chemical is classified as “non-toxic.
Recently, during an interview with Mexico's Televisa, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared that the United States can't legalize drugs "because there is just too much money in it."
Ukraine's justice minister has threatened to call for a state of emergency unless protesters leave the ministry building they occupied during the night. Protesters now occupy four sizable buildings in central Kiev, including the city hall.
Ecuador has repeated calls for an accelerated withdrawal of US military personnel from the US embassy in the South American country. Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino: Ecuador would not allow US "espionage equipment” in the country.
Israeli forces have demolished four more Palestinian homes in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) neighborhoods of Issawiya and Beit Hanina, bulldozers demolished a two-storey 300-square-meter building Obstacle for the efforts to establish peace.
Bahraini police have fired tear gas and birdshot at stone-throwing protesters in a village west of the Gulf nation’s capital, witnesses said. The clashes follow the funeral of a young man who died in custody after being shot by law enforcers.
Xu Zhiyong, a high-profile Chinese activist accused of organizing protests against official corruption, has been convicted and sentenced to four years in prison, a Beijing court announced Sunday. U.S. State Department: sentence was "retribution for his public campaign to expose corruption."
Opposition leaders called for early presidential election following meeting with government, top government posts offered to protest leader, review of the constitution promised. We are not rejecting the offer, nor are we accepting it. We are in the midst of serious consultations between all three opposition parties.
Senate Bill 2438 (SB2438),would make official policy of Mississippi to “refuse material support, participation or assistance to any federal agency to authorize collection of electronic data or metadata of any person(s)not based on a warrant to be searched or seized.”
Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim rebel group completed talks Saturday on a deal to end four decades of fighting that has killed tens of thousands of people and helped foster Islamic extremism in Southeast Asia.
Medicaid can take away a house and other assets from people.This fear makes some people defer from signing in, advocates are pressing the Obama administration to cancel the condition regarding the new Medicaid members.
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