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Good Walls Make Good Neighbors

Daniel Greenfield, Instead of bringing countries together, open borders create conflicts. The UK is building a wall to keep the denizens of the Calais “Jungle” migrant camp from invading cars and trucks after some 22,000 breaches of the port road. The “Jungle” is a nightmare for the local population which has been terrorized by the

Hedge-Fund Hack Part of Bigger Siege: Cyber-Experts

 The attack on a U.S. hedge fund’s network, which a cybersecurity contractor said last week disrupted the firm’s high-speed trading and stole its data, is but one among many. That is the assessment of more than a half-dozen computer security experts, who in recent interviews characterized the hedge-fund industry as the target of multiple attacks,

Medicare’s $5 Billion Ambulance Tab Signals Area of Abuse

 The patient smoked cigarettes in the passenger seat of the ambulance every week, chatting with the driver while taxpayers foot the $1,000 bill to drive him four blocks for his dialysis treatment. The routine was part of a $1.5 million scheme to defraud Medicare by Penn Choice Ambulance Inc., according to an indictment against the

GREEDY PUTIN: Ukraine debt threatens Europe gas supplies

 Vladimir Putin warned European leaders Thursday that unless they help Ukraine settle its enormous gas debt to Russia, their own supplies of Russian natural gas will be threatened. The Russian president’s letter to 18 mostly Eastern European leaders, released Thursday by the Kremlin, aimed to divide the 28-nation European Union and siphon off to Russia

Vladimir Putin’s Cat and Mouse Game with Obama

Donald Lambro,  Moscow’s orchestrated demonstrations in eastern Ukraine, with Russian troops massing near the border, is the latest provocation in Vladimir Putin’s plans to seize more territory from a neighboring country. For weeks, Putin has been playing a skillful, diplomatic cat-and- mouse game with President Obama and Europe’s major powers. Publicly, Kremlin officials said Russia

World War III, Putin, Xi Jinping and Obama Are Tightening the Noose Around America’s Neck

The Common Sense Show – by Dave Hodges  Every journalist, if they write long enough, will experience the “I told you so” experience. Many who have written about the travails of President Obama must experience this feeling on a near-daily basis. This man has had his finger in seemingly every pie that has served to

US prepares tough response for Russia over Ukraine

 Western powers on Sunday prepared a tough response to Russia’s military advance into Ukraine and warned that Moscow could face economic penalties, diplomatic isolation and bolstered allied defenses in Europe unless it retreats. The crisis may prove to be a game-changer for President Barack Obama’s national security policy, forcing him to give up his foreign