Monthly Archives: August, 2013

White House sends Congress draft Syria resolution

Obama has sent to congress his formal request of a resolution asking their permission to strike in Syria. The draft follows through on Obama’s decision, announced Saturday, to seek congressional approval for a strike against Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime.

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Iowa GOP leaders pen antiwar letter to Obama

Two top Iowa Republicans have written to Obama against military strikes in Syria ahead of the 2016 presidential race. Iowa GOP Chairman A.J. Spiker and co-chairman David Fischer penned an open letter to President Barack Obama on Syria, which was originally published in the Washington Times.

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Krauthammer warns Obama over strike in Syria

On Friday Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer warned Obama  that a strike on Syria may result in a “major regional war.” Krauthammer said a miscalculation could be catastrophic for the region.

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Can an Ohio hospital force Amish parents to resume chemo for daughter?

There’s a legal fight brewing between a hospital and an Amish family in Ohio over whether doctors can force their 10-year-old daughter to resume chemotherapy after her parents stopped treatment is again raising questions about what rights parents have in making medical decisions for their children.

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Putin challenges Obama: Where’s your Syria proof?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has challenged Obama to present to the UN evidence that Syria attacked rebels with chemical weapons near Damascus.  Putin said it would be utter nonsense for Syria’s government to provoke opponents with such attacks. Obama says he is considering military action against Syria after intelligence reportsthat 1,429 people were killed on 21 August. Meanwhile, …

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Even the Vatican warns Obama about bombing Syria

The Vatican has told the western powers, led by Obummer, to pursue peace talks rather than take military action against Syria, insisting on a political solution and warning against a “rush to judgement.”

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How much did Snowden take?

On Friday, British authorities claimed that  NSA leaker Edward Snowden took at least three times as many highly sensitive documents as previously reported, and possibly far more. The government told a judge that David Miranda, the partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, was carrying 58,000 documents related to British intelligence on electronic devices when he was stopped …

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US military has doubts about Syria strike

Then why don’t they refuse to obey the liar in chief if he should order an attack on Syria? The U.S. military is hesitant to embrace President Barack Obama’s plan to launch a missile strike on Syria, current and former officers revealed in interviews.

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Nancy Pelosi tells Obama to act on Syria

The airhead she is, has just advised Obama to act on Syria.  House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi pressed top administration officials Thursday night to take military action to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad in response to reports that he used chemical weapons in his nation’s ongoing civil war.

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Trumka – “We goofed on Obamacare”

The head of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka told the Christian Science Monitor that he was surprised that employers have reduced workers’ hours below 30-a-week to avoid an employer penalty scheduled to go into effect in 2015.

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