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Controversial Speakers Include Slobodan Milosevic’s Former PR Chief And Someone Who Called Homosexuality A “Disease” Final Clinton Global Initiative: A Few Controversial SpeakersBy Anita Kumar, McClatchy The Clinton Global Initiative wraps up its 12th and final annual meeting Wednesday amid intense scrutiny about the access its donors received while Hillary Clinton was the nation’s top

DEAR AMERICA: Who’s The GREATER Race Baiter ¦ Michelle Or Sharpton?

Teri O’Brien, For nearly eight years, patriotic Americans like you and me, have been depressed and dismayed watching the “remaking” of America by our first Marxist, and also first affirmative-action assisted, occupant of the Oval Office. We shake our heads contemplating the tremendous damage to the country we grew up in, hope and pray

Why the silence about the deadly terror threat in our own hemisphere?

Michael Flynn,  Nearly five years ago, the U.S. government announced the arrest of an Iranian-American for plotting the assassination of the Saudi Arabian Ambassador at a restaurant he favored in downtown Washington.  A successful assassination would have likely killed and wounded hundreds of Americans out for an evening dinner in our nation’s capitol. The operation

Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg a Well-Intended Liberal with a Massive Blind Spot?

Michael Brown, While Mark Zuckerberg’s much-publicized meeting with conservative leaders last week has drawn varied responses, from Glenn Beck’s overly fawning account to others who were positive but circumspect, what seems clear is that Zuckerberg genuinely wants Facebook to be viewed as a neutral and fair platform for the entire world. But does Zuckerberg have

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon warns politicians over US economic disaster

Daily Mail – James Wilkinson The USA faces ‘economic tragedy’ in its near future unless changes are made in public policy, Jamie Dimon, CEO of multinational banking and finance company JP Morgan Chase & Co, has announced in his latest annual letter. ‘We have serious issues that we need to address,’ he wrote, ‘even the

Political hatefest: Why the media”and the candidates”are dragging down the campaign

Howard Kurtz, We are now at the point in this political season where everyone is hating on everyone else. Think about it: When was the last time you saw a piece or watched a segment in which a candidate was portrayed positively? Presidential campaigns are a tough business where every contender gets roughed up as

Ann Coulter: America’s Favorite National Pastime: Hating Soccer

 I’ve held off on writing about soccer for a decade — or about the length of the average passes, throw bricks and drop fly balls — all in front of a crowd. When baseball players soccer game — so as not to offend anyone. But enough is enough. Any growing interest in soccer can only

Hemp Prepares for Prime Time as Weed’s Sober Cousin

 Mike Fata figures hemp could be the perfect food — if only people would stop snickering. Fata, the 37-year-old co-founder of Manitoba Harvest, has worked for the past decade on transforming the sober cousin of marijuana from the butt of jokes into a supermarket staple. The effort’s paying off. Costco Wholesale Corp. (COST), Safeway Inc.

Argentine scientist who challenged Monsanto dies

Dr. Andres Carrasco, an Argentine neuroscientist who challenged pesticide regulators to re-examine one of the world’s most widely used weed killers, has died. He was 67. Argentina’s national science council announced Carrasco’s death on Saturday. He had been in declining health. Carrasco, a molecular biologist at the University of Buenos Aires and past-president of Argentina’s

Miami’s Poor Live on $11 a Day as Boom Widens Wealth Gap

As the luxury bus ferried a dozen of his clients past building sites, Miami property consultant Peter Zalewski rattled off names of 50 area high-rises being financed by money from Venezuela, Hong Kong and Argentina. Blocks away, locals live on as little as $11 a day. It’s another boom in Miami, which has been at