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Australia PM Tony Abbott Arrives in
India, Nuclear Deal Likely on Agenda

NDTV [India], by Staff

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Posted By:MDMuskrat, 9/4/2014 7:41:48 PM

Mumbai:  Amid indications that a nuclear deal could be in the offing, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived in Mumbai this morning on a two-day India visit during which the two countries would look at ways to deepen strategic ties and strengthen two-way trade and commerce. Prime Minister Abbott landed in the financial capital, his first port of call, on a day-long visit during which he will interact with business leaders and select Indian CEOs. (Snip) "I am hoping to sign a nuclear co-operation agreement that will enable uranium sales by Australia to India," he told parliament on the eve of his

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Australia PM Tony Abbott Arrives in
India, Nuclear Deal Likely on Agenda
NDTV [India], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 9/4/2014 7:41:48 PM     Post Reply
Mumbai:  Amid indications that a nuclear deal could be in the offing, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrived in Mumbai this morning on a two-day India visit during which the two countries would look at ways to deepen strategic ties and strengthen two-way trade and commerce. Prime Minister Abbott landed in the financial capital, his first port of call, on a day-long visit during which he will interact with business leaders and select Indian CEOs. (Snip) "I am hoping to sign a nuclear co-operation agreement that will enable uranium sales by Australia to India," he told parliament on the eve of his

   

 

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Britain Faces ´Winter of Blackouts´
As Firms Are Asked to Ration Electricity
Breitbart London, by Donna Rachel Edmunds    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 9/3/2014 10:27:01 PM     Post Reply
"The chickens are coming home to roost". So said the Ukip energy spokesman, commenting on the news that businesses are being asked to join a 1970s style energy rationing program this winter to stop Britain being plunged into darkness. Offices and factories will be offered compensation to shut down for four hours a day so that energy can instead be diverted to households. The scheme, reported in the Daily Mail, is part of a series of measures set to be taken by National Grid which also includes asking owners of decommissioned gas, coal and oil power stations to turn them

Why Won´t Endangered
Democrat Senate Candidates
Repudiate Their Todd Akin?
Townhall, by Kurt Schlicter    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 9/1/2014 9:14:34 PM     Post Reply
There are a whole bunch of Democrats running for Senate this year, though in this case “running” seems to mean running as far away as possible from failed liberal messiah Barack Obama. You’d practically think they were Tea Partiers by the way they publicly espouse conservative principles like support for the family, protection from crime, and respect for religion. But they can´t run away from their duty to repudiate the single most offensive, anti-woman, anti-family, anti-Christian candidate running under their Democrat Party’s banner. Meet Democrat Amanda Curtis. (snip) Now Democrat Amanda Curtis is running as a

POLL: 95 Percent of BBC Viewers
Think Multiculturalism Has Failed
Breitbart London, by Donna Rachel Edmunds    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/31/2014 9:23:02 PM     Post Reply
A whopping 95 percent of respondents to a BBC straw poll have said that they think multiculturalism in Britain is a failure. The poll was taken yesterday morning during the BBC’s Saturday Morning Live show, and asked “Is multiculturalism working?” Just 5 percent said “Yes”; 95 percent said “No”. Breitbart London’s James Delingpole was a guest on the show. During the discussion of the results, he said: "I think the thwacking great majority in that poll says it all. The multicultural experiment in Britain has failed totally and people have finally realised how much it has failed. Rotherham was just one example; we’re seeing

Advice on Strategy From Dilbert
Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/29/2014 9:37:44 PM     Post Reply
President Obama can’t come up with a strategy to deal with ISIS. It’s just so…complicated. Here’s an idea: how about if we kill them? I don’t suppose Obama will go with that one. But hey: even Dilbert has a better grasp of strategy than our clueless president: (Dilbert Cartoon) OK, it may not be optimal, but it’s better than anything the Obama administration has come up with!

A New American Oil Bonanza
New York Times, by Clifford Krauss    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/29/2014 12:10:21 PM     Post Reply
THREE RIVERS, Tex. — Whenever overseas turmoil has pushed energy prices higher in the past, John and Beth Hughes have curbed their driving by eating at home more and shopping locally. (snip) “We were able to take a day-cation because of the lower gas prices,” said Ms. Hughes. The reason for the improved economics of road travel can be found 10,000 feet below the ground here, where the South Texas Eagle Ford shale is providing more than a million new barrels of oil supplies to the world market every day. United States refinery production in recent weeks reached record highs and left supply depots flush, cushioning the impact of all the instability surrounding traditional global oil fields.

   

 

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Europe´s Slow Surrender to Intolerance
The Atlantic, by Jeffrey Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/27/2014 2:48:25 PM     Post Reply
On the one hand, it is completely unsurprising that Europe has become a swamp of anti-Jewish hostility. It is, after all, Europe. Anti-Jewish hostility has been its metier for centuries. (Yes, the locus of much anti-Jewish activity today is within Europe’s large Muslim-immigrant population; but the young men who threaten their Jewish neighbors draw on the language and traditions of European anti-Semitism as much as they do on Muslim modes of anti-Semitic thought.) On the other hand, the intensity, and velocity, of anti-Jewish invective—and actual anti-Jewish thuggery—has surprised even Eurocynics such as myself.

Glenn Beck: Conquering Hero?
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Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/25/2014 7:10:40 PM     Post Reply
“Glenn Beck’s The Blaze Talks to Time Warner About Replacing HLN,” show-biz Website The Wrap claimed on Friday: In an ongoing effort to revamp HLN, Time Warner’s CNN has been talking to Glenn Beck‘s The Blaze as a possible partner, an individual with knowledge of the talks told TheWrap. (snip) Under the proposed partnership, Beck’s Blaze would take over HLN’s spot on the proverbial TV dial. The Blaze is available on 70 television providers nationwide. In the first half of 2014, the distributor base for The Blaze has grown by 50 percent. TheBlaze.com, which features written content, receives more than

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Erupting Along East Coast
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Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/25/2014 9:34:14 AM     Post Reply
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A Look into The Heart
of The Jihadist ´Caliphate´
in Syria, Iraq
Breitbart London, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/24/2014 11:13:25 PM     Post Reply
What do you want to be? A jihadist, or to execute a martyrdom operation?"  In the "caliphate" recently proclaimed by jihadists in Syria and Iraq, even young children are indoctrinated, and Sharia law is backed by the gun, according to a gripping documentary offering one of the first glimpses of life in Raqqa, power base of the so-called Islamic State (IS). Part 1 of a five-episode series, The Islamic State, filmed by Anglo-Palestinian journalist Medyan Dairieh was released Thursday by New York-based Vice News. The tone is set early: "Sharia can only be established with weapons," an IS fighter explains

Zero Dark Shut Up
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Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/21/2014 8:12:23 PM     Post Reply
Yesterday, in response to the news that jihadi savages had killed an American journalist on YouTube, the Obama administration revealed that there had been a special forces operation that attempted and failed to rescue James Foley. For the life of me, I can´t figure out why this was necessary information to reveal, beyond the fact that it was a cheap way of convincing the American people that Obama had been concerned about Foley´s plight. Providing political cover for the president so he can get back to hitting the links even as the personification of evil is about to seize control

   

 



 
Al Sharpton to Headline
Annual CAIR Banquet
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Posted By: MDMuskrat- 8/19/2014 10:16:01 PM     Post Reply
MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton has been scheduled to keynote the 20th annual Council on American-Islamic Relations fundraising banquet, scheduled for September 27th in the Washington, D.C., area. (snip) Sharpton´s critics have described him as a “race-hustler,” while his supporters have profiled him as a civil rights leader. Rev. Sharpton is President Barack Obama’s “go-to black leader,” according to a 60 Minutes report. Their relationship is so close that “not only does Sharpton travel to see the president, the president travels to see him,” the report said.



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