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Posted in Audio Clips.
– February 8, 2013
Former Texas congressman Ron Paul has shot back at critics blaming the Syrian refugee crisis on America, arguing that the policies of neo-conservatives are really to blame.
In his latest article published September 20, Paul argues it was the neo-conservatives who decided on “regime change” in Syria by “destabiliz[ing] the government, caus[ing] social chaos, and destroy[ing] the [Syrian] economy,” which later resulted in the mass exodus of millions out of the country.
Posted in Middle East, Tea Party Patriots.
– September 20, 2015
Italy’s first black minister said Friday that she should would take her case of racial abuse by a fellow politician to the European Court of Justice, after the Italian Senate decided it would not try him on racism charges for comparing her to an orangutan in 2013.
Cecile Kyenge, who lost her position as Integration Minister in February 2014, said she felt “betrayed” by members of her own Democratic Party, who approved a defamation case against the Northern League’s Roberto Calderoli – but without the charge of instigation to racial hatred.
Posted in Europe Today.
– September 20, 2015
Senior officials in the Hillary Clinton campaign claimed Friday that she has already secured one-fifth of the pledges needed to win the Democratic nomination.
The campaign says that Clinton currently has about 130 super-delegates publicly backing her, but a person familiar with recent conversations in Minneapolis said that officials are telling supporters and the undecided in the last few days that private commitments increase that number to more than 440 — about 20-percent of the number of delegates she would need to secure the nomination.
Posted in Clinton Watch, Democrats.
– August 28, 2015
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden
President Obama has given his “blessing” to a possible run for the White House by Vice President Joe Biden.
The “blessing” came during a Monday lunch at the White House, when the President made clear he would not stand in his way or counsel him against a run, a senior Democrat told CNN.
Posted in DC Blues, Democrats, The Biden Gaffe Factory.
– August 25, 2015
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded Monday that President Obama “has a great likelihood of success” in getting his landmark Iran deal passed.
Speaking to the Scott County Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Republican cautioned that Democrats could sustain a veto of a Republican resolution that disapproves of the Iran deal this September. Due to a special deal negotiated between the president and leading Republican lawmakers, a “one-third plus one” vote is all that’s needed get the deal through.
Posted in DC Blues, Middle East, Republicans.
– August 18, 2015