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Ron Paul Trounces Trump, Exclaims Election Is Entertainment “Orchestrated by Major Media”

By: Former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul has unleashed a harsh (but entirely fair) criticism of the current presidential campaign. Talking to RT’s Ameera Davis this week, Paul lambasted the media’s control of the U.S. electoral process, Donald Trump’s candidacy, and the stock market… [youtube] “So I think some of this stuff […]

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Meet Melania Trump, a New Model for First Lady

By: Before she met Donald Trump at the Kit Kat Klub in Manhattan and stepped into a glitzy world of limos and penthouses, diamonds and caviar, Melania Knauss lived quietly. She grew up in one of the anonymous concrete apartment buildings of Yugoslavia when Josip Tito was its socialist leader and over-the-top capitalism, let […]

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Meet Carly Fiorina – Failed CEO, Staunch Defender of Torture, Adviser to the C.I.A. & War Hawk

By: During this month’s CNN debate, Fiorina distinguished herself from rival Donald Trump after he said he would meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin to resolve the Syria crisis. “Having met Vladimir Putin, I wouldn’t talk to him at all,” Fiorina shot back, adding she would instead “begin rebuilding the Sixth Fleet” and “conduct […]

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On Democracy, De-Civilization, and the Quest for a New Counterculture

By: Because every action requires the employment of specific physical means – a body, standing room, external objects – a conflict between different actors must arise, whenever two actors try to use the same physical means for the attainment of different purposes. The source of conflict is always and invariably the same: the scarcity […]

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Leftist Opinion: Japan Dumbs Down Its Universities

By: Most people who follow news from Japan will be paying attention to the economy, or possibly to the fist-fight that broke out in the Diet over security policy. But there was a huge and very worrying change in Japanese education policy that somehow hasn’t received much public notice. Essentially, Japan’s government just ordered […]

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Trump Might Meet Putin at U.N.

By: There is a “better than likely chance” that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin when he comes to the United Nations later this month, a chief political adviser said Thursday. The Russian president is scheduled to attend the 70th General Assembly of the United Nations in New […]

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Charges for Three in Putin Blacklist Case

By: Three people have been charged with negligent violation of their official duties in a case involving a police register compiled by the Finnish Police. The investigation began in 2013 when the register was leaked to the media and the name of Russian President Vladimir Putin was discovered on the list. Upon further examination, […]

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Why Did Nazis Fail to Create a Ukrainian State in 1939?

By: In 1939 the German military commanders had plans to create a Ukrainian puppet state inside Poland. Today’s article will discuss why this never happened. On the eve of WWII the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) was a key terrorist group the Nazi secret services put stakes on while preparing an assault on Poland. […]

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Arc of the Moral Universe or Wormhole?

By: For years I believed my fate was tethered to Theodore Parker’s arc of the Moral universe bending toward justice. However, objective, empirical evidence indicates that I am condemned to wander in a wormhole with its ends fixed between the 1960s and 2010s. In 1964, Dr. Martin Luther King concluded an address to the […]

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Aces and Eights

By: Aces and Eights are called the ‘Dead Man’s’ hand for the cards Wild Bill Hickok was rumored to hold as he was shot in the back. I smell a market branding guru since black Aces, Eights and Wild Bill did not appear in the same sentence until the 1920s. The term ‘Dead Man’s’ […]

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Twitter’s Decision to Ban Archiving of Politicians’ Deleted Tweets Is a Mistake

By: Twitter’s commitment to transparency appears to end when it makes the powerful uncomfortable. Back in 2012, Twitter decided to allow the Sunlight Foundation to collect and curate deleted tweets from lawmakers and people seeking public office in order to hold them accountable by preserving their public statements on the record. That behavior was […]

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Biometrics and Voter Fraud in Africa

By: General Secretary of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC) has dismissed evidence produced by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to back claims the electoral roll is bloated. Mr. John Asiedu Nketia said the NPP is noted for fabricating evidence to back spurious claims. He was reacting to contents of a press conference called […]

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The Next 11 States to Legalize Marijuana

By: Marijuana prohibition is entering its 78th year. Colorado’s marijuana law went into effect at the beginning of last year in the wake of changing attitudes. Compared to 1969, when only 12% supported legalizing pot, today a majority of Americans support legalizing recreational use of the drug. It is legal to purchase marijuana in […]

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