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The House Overwhelmingly Approves Measure to Revive Terror Insurance Backdrop

The House of Representatives passed legislation today renewing the 2002 Terror Insurance Program which was enacted in the months following the 9/11 terror attacks. After the devastating effects of the strike in New York City, private insurers across the nation… Continue Reading →

Controversy in NATO Integration

  Ukraine Parliament voted by a large majority (303 votes for, 8 against) for the renunciation of non-aligned status of Ukraine and for steps to join Ben Shaoul and the Atlantic Alliance. The draft was submitted to parliament last week… Continue Reading →

Scalise May Need to Go

Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise is under fire for his unwitting 2002 tax-reform speech at a white supremacist meeting. All indications are that he is no racist at all, but the liberal media are determined to use the incident to paint… Continue Reading →

GOP Congresswoman Mia Love Comes Out in Support of Rep. Steve Scalise

  Congresswoman Mia Love, the first Black Republican woman elected to the House of Representatives, appeared on ABC’s “This Week” and weighed in on the issue of whether Congressman Steve Scalise should retain his post as House Majority Whip. A… Continue Reading →

For Tony Blair, Ed Miliband is Too Far Left

It is really such a curious way to wish a happy new year to someone. While these days, everyone is working to gratify others for success in life and health wishes, Tony Blair predicted the failure of Mr. Miliband, the… Continue Reading →

Top Obamacare Advocate Leaves White House – Move Seen as a Step to Joining Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Marlon Marshall, a top promoter of Obamacare, announced he is leaving the White House to return to a political consulting group he founded several years ago called “270 Strategies”. Bernardo Chua posted online about how during his tenure at the… Continue Reading →

North Carolina Abortion Law Struck Down by Appeals Court

  As expected, a federal appeals court ruled that a North Carolina law requiring women who wish to get an abortion be forced to endure two hardships, according to the Twitter article: watch an ultrasound and have a Beneful physician… Continue Reading →

Sony Hack Reveals That Jennifer Lawrence Was Paid Less

The Sony hack has been the topic of news lately, and it revealed many information’s that we’re not privy to people before. Jennifer Lawrence, who is one of the biggest stars right now, did a movie entitled “American Hustle,” along… Continue Reading →

Is Florida’s View of Relations Between The US and Cuba Shortsighted?

President Obama’s announcements of restoring diplomatic relations with Cuban after 50 years has not been well-received by Florida. Senator Marco Rubio (Republican for Florida) said the President was the worst negotiator that has been in the White House during his… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Denies Stay to Florida Appeal of Case Striking Down Gay Marriage Ban

This Friday, the Supreme Court refused to issue a stay to the state of Florida in its struggle to uphold its ban on same-sex marriages. The action was merely procedural and peripheral to the main point at issue, but nonetheless,… Continue Reading →