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Why Oil Prices Went Down So Far So Fast

 The reasons oil prices started sliding in June were hiding in plain sight: growth in U.S. production, sputtering demand from Europe and China, Mideast violence that threatened to disrupt supplies and never did. After three-and-a-half months of slow decline, the tipping point for a steeper drop came on Oct. 1, said Ray Carbone, president of […] Read More →

President Obama vs. Franklin Graham on Islam

Michael Brown,   During a 2009 interview on France’s Canal+TV channel that is just now being reported widely, President Obama claimed that Americans needed to be better educated on Islam and that, if we compute the total number of Muslims in America, we would be one of the biggest Muslim countries in the world. In stark […] Read More →

Pork Feast in Vietnam Spurs Monsanto GM Corn Push

 Vietnam plans to sow genetically modified crops for the first time as demand for corn to fatten hogs expands in the country where pork consumption climbed 80 percent in the past decade. The Ministry of Agriculture approved four traits for food and feed use in August. Dekalb Vietnam Co., a unit of St Louis, Missouri-based […] Read More →

Humanoid Robot lands job as Nescafe salesman

 Nestle SA will enlist a thousand humanoid robots to help sell its coffee makers at electronics stores across Japan, becoming the first corporate customer for the chatty, bug-eyed androids unveiled in June by tech conglomerate SoftBank Corp. Nestle has maintained healthy growth in Japan while many of its big markets are slowing, crediting a tradition […] Read More →

Walter E. Williams: Africa: A Tragic Continent

 Here’s how my Aug. 11, 2003, column began: “Anyone who believes President Bush’s Africa initiative, including sending U.S. troops to Liberia, will amount to more than a hill of beans is whistling Dixie. Maybe it’s overly pessimistic, but most of Africa is a continent without much hope for its people.” More than a decade has […] Read More →

The 4 Republican Women Most Likey to Land on a 2016 Presidential Ticket

 Four women are early frontrunners to be part of a 2016 presidential ticket. As voters and the media continue to obsess over the next “first” in national electoral politics, these four Republican women make a strong case to be part of such a ticket. The Democrats will likely throw down with failed First Lady-turned-Failed-Senator-turned-failed-Secretary-of-State Hillary […] Read More →

Trey Gowdy Shoots Down Obama’s Pick Of A ‘Dadgum Lawyer’ As Ebola Czar

 “why in the world the president…”  Frequently outspoken South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy offered his unequivocal disapproval of Barack Obama’s pick as the nation’s Ebola czar during a hearing Friday, citing the heavily criticized fact that Ron Klain has no medical background qualifying him to deal with the deadly disease. Addressing Health and Human Services […] Read More →

NGO Envisages Global One Child Policy, Pandemics to Solve Overpopulation

 Report entertains global catastrophe that kills 6 billion people as potential method of achieving “sustainability” The National Academy of Sciences has published a shocking report which envisages a Chinese-style global one child policy as the only means of reversing climate change and reducing global population to a “sustainable” number of 1-2 billion people. The white […] Read More →

Terrorism & ‘The True Believer’

Patrick J. Buchanan,  “A mass movement,” wrote Eric Hoffer in “The True Believer,” “appeals not to those intent on bolstering and advancing a cherished self, but to those who crave to be rid of an unwanted self. “Their innermost craving is for a new life — a rebirth — or, failing this, a chance to […] Read More →

Wal-Mart Apologizes for ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ Web Page

 Wal-Mart, apologized for labeling some Halloween outfits on its website as “Fat Girl Costumes” after it drew criticism on social media. The Web address now redirects customers to a page listing “Women’s Plus Size Halloween Costumes.” Wal-Mart removed the original page, and teams are working to make sure the title is fully scrubbed from its […] Read More →