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10 things to know about corporate inversions

 Burger King plans to become is the latest U.S. company to shift its legal address out of the country by merging with a foreign company. Burger King has announced plans to buy Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain. Burger King’s operations will stay in Miami. But the corporate headquarters of the new company will be […] Continue reading →

Obama Promises Improvements for U.S. Veterans Health Care

 President Barack Obama pledged improved mental-health care for U.S. military veterans and greater accountability as a new report detailed poor medical service at the scandal-scarred Department of Veterans Affairs. Speaking to members of the American Legion, the largest veterans service organization, Obama said he’s committed to taking action to “regain the trust” of the nation’s […] Continue reading →

Russia Paints Military Vehicles White; Merkel Agrees “Represent Dangerous Escalation”

Zero Hedge - by Tyler Durden  With no Instagram #selfie image or YouTube clip as proof (yet), The White House issued a statement proclaiming that today, in violation of its previous commitments and international law, Russian military vehicles painted to look like civilian trucks forced their way into Ukraine… and that Russia has no right to send vehicles, […] Continue reading →

As the World Burns: Obama’s “Stupid Stuff” Foreign Policy and its Disastrous Effects

Gayle Trotter  The crowded stadium roars its approval — “Allah is great!” — as a man shoots a woman in a public execution. Militants destroy a historic religious shrine. Women and children face public abuse, private violence, and daily fear. Girls, denied access to education, remain trapped in a seventh-century dystopia. A bloodthirsty terrorist organization […] Continue reading →

Thomas Sowell: Some Random Thoughts

Random thoughts on the passing scene:  I don’t know why we are spending our hard-earned money paying taxes to support a criminal justice system, when issues of guilt and innocence are being determined on television — and even punishment is being meted out by CNN’s showing the home and address of the policeman accused in […] Continue reading →

D.C. Whispers: Obama Waves Off Intel Briefing – “Don’t Bother Me With This Sh*t”

Ulsterman Books  Hours prior to taking off for his Martha’s Vineyard millionaires’ paradise vacation, White House staff in conjunction with someone from the Pentagon, attempted to update the president on international security concerns, namely those focused on both Syria and Iraq, as well as the ongoing Gaza conflict, an attempt that was brushed off by […] Continue reading →

Obama’s involvement in 3 racially charged cases

 President Barack Obama has called for peace and calm in Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was fatally shot over the weekend by a white police officer. Obama has been involved in other high-profile cases with racial overtones: the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watchman […] Continue reading →

Obama Won’t Return Money From Tax Deals He Dislikes

 President Barack Obama won’t return campaign donations to executives, advisers and directors who have profited from offshore mergers that reduce corporate taxes using a technique he has called “unpatriotic.” Responding to a Bloomberg News report that described connections between more than 20 Obama donors and the tax-cutting transactions, White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz […] Continue reading →