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Russia Tests Multi-Warhead ICBM
Washington Free Beacon (D.C.), by Bill Gertz

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 4/14/2014 6:40:34 PM

Russia’s military carried out a flight test of a new multi-warhead intercontinental ballistic missile on Monday amid growing tensions with the United States over the crisis in Ukraine. The SS-27 Mod 2 road-mobile ICBM was launched around 2:40 a.m. EST from Russia’s Plesetsk launch facility, located about 500 miles north of Moscow. “The main purpose of the launch is to validate the reliability of a batch of this class of missiles made at the Votkinsk Plant,” Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Yegorov told state-run Interfax-AVN. An unspecified number of simulated nuclear warheads landed at an impact range on the Kura test range on the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: civilservant, 4/15/2014 9:30:05 AM     (No. 9811300)

Yes, but we have Ellen Degeneres and the Wan dancing.

Haha!! Beat that, Putin!!!!

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/12/2014 2:38:20 PM     Post Reply
On his Monday radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh presented his theory as to why then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton didn’t declare Boko Haram a terrorist group back in President Barack Obama’s first term, which he declared to be based on race. “How many people do you think know that this terror group, Boko Haram, has been attacking Christians since 2009?” he said. “The jihad aspect of Boko Haram is almost completely ignored by the White House and the media. And I can tell you why – I just saw why. There’s video that has been released of about half of

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/10/2014 4:26:53 PM     Post Reply
Democrats are thinking about using Internet balloting in 2016 to expand their voter base and select a president -- prompting Republicans to consider such a strategy to keep from losing ground. Iowa Democrats proposed the idea and several others during a recent Democratic National Committee meeting, saying Internet balloting could expand access to their unique caucus process to overseas military personnel, absentee voters and others. They have already conducted some interviews and are now embarked on a “listening tour” to get input from party activists, caucus experts and others, says Iowa Democratic Party spokeswoman Christina Freundlich. “We’re looking at different options,” she told

Romney urges GOP to back
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Boston Globe, by Matt Viser    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/9/2014 9:02:49 PM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney on Friday urged the Republican Party to drop its opposition to raising the minimum wage, putting himself back in the middle of a vigorous debate over the direction of the party he led in 2012. “I part company with many of the conservatives in my party on the issue of the minimum wage. I think we ought to raise it,” Romney said Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “Because frankly, our party is all about more jobs and better pay. And I think communicating that is important.” “I also believe the key to our party is being able

Mitt Romney: Raise
the minimum wage
Politico, by Jonathan Topaz    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/9/2014 9:01:01 PM     Post Reply
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney on Thursday morning said he supports an increase in the minimum wage, breaking with many Republicans who have stood against it. “I, for instance, as you know, part company with many of the conservatives in my party on the issue of the minimum wage. I think we ought to raise it,” the 2012 Republican presidential nominee said. “Because frankly, our party is all about more jobs and better pay.” Romney’s comments come after Senate Republicans rejected a vote on a Senate bill that would have increased the minimum wage to $10.10. Recently, though, former Minnesota Gov. Tim

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/9/2014 5:00:55 PM     Post Reply
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business groups
Los Angeles Times, by Jim Puzzanghera    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 5/9/2014 4:19:56 PM     Post Reply
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Friday called for an increase in the federal minimum wage, splitting with party leaders and some top business groups on what´s expected to a major issue in this year´s midterm elections. "I ... part company with many of the conservatives of my party on the issue of the minimum wage," he said in an interview on MSNBC´s "Morning Joe." "I think we ought to raise it because, frankly, our party is all about more jobs and better pay, and I think communicating that is important to us," he said. President Obama and congressional Democrats have

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/29/2014 1:27:50 PM     Post Reply
A good rule of thumb with Hillary Clinton is this: If it comes out of her mouth, it’s insincere. You will never lose money taking that bet 100 times out of 100. And a good corollary to that rule is this: When she tells you what something is supposed to mean, that’s not what it means at all. Especially when she’s talking about the Bible. Pay attention: When a liberal who “rarely mentions his or her faith” suddenly shows up in a church quoting Scripture to you, it’s a pretty good bet that liberal is trying to pervert the Scripture in

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/28/2014 2:45:36 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/28/2014 11:22:26 AM     Post Reply
Sen. Mike Lee said Monday that most House Republicans do in fact want some form of immigration reform passed — just not the all-encompassing legislation approved by the Senate last year. “I think most members of [House Speaker John A. Boehner‘s] Republican conference would be willing and eager to pass some form of immigration reform, but it needs to be broken up, and it needs to be taken step-by-step, one step at a time,” Mr. Lee, Utah Republican, saidMonday on “Fox and Friends.” Mr. Lee was responding to a question about Mr. Boehner’s lampooning the attitude of some of his colleagues on

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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/28/2014 11:12:17 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/27/2014 10:01:44 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/27/2014 9:49:29 PM     Post Reply
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