Former Obama Official: Climate Change Not ‘Settled’ Science


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A former high-ranking Obama administration official says climate science and the implications of global warming are not “settled,” insisting such claims are “misguided” and stifle debate on the matter.
Writing a Page One story in the Wall Street Journal Weekend Review section, Dr. Steven Koonin argues that group think…

Bacigalupi: Drowning in Pork: No on Prop 1


By Steve Frank, California Political News & Views
There are many forms of corruption in California. Prop. 1 is a great example of how Sacramento tries to fool the voters. This is the so-called “water bond” promising $7.5 billion to solve the California drought—which is a problem but NOT the cause…

U.S. Troops Start Arriving in Liberia


Monrovia (AFP) – A second deployment of United States troops arrived in Liberia on Sunday as part of an eventual mission of 3,000 soldiers helping its beleaguered health services battle the Ebola outbreak.

The contingent will be focused on training local health workers and setting up facilities to help Liberia and…

In Iraq: C.I.A. and the Islamic State Are United


By Paul Preston,Agenda 21 Radio
For the last two years since the September 2012 attack on the U.S. Mission in and CIA Annex in Benghazi Agenda 21 Radio has been making the connection between the Muslim Brotherhood, al Qaeda, the Obama administration and weapons shipments from Libya to al Qaeda forces…

Rand Paul: Obama ‘Abusing our laws’

Rand Paul speaks at the California GOP convention on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Los Angeles.

Slams Clinton for Benghazi Attack
By Paul Preston, Agenda 21 Radio, Reporting from the California Republican State Convention in Los Angeles, CA
Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul appeared as the key note speaker at the California Republican State Convention in Los Angeles, California and in perhaps one of the his most aggressive…

5 Reasons Why the US Coalition Against ISIS is an Empty Shell

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a Gulf Cooperation Council and Regional Partners meeting in Jeddah September 11, 2014. Kerry pressed Arab leaders to support U.S. President Barak Obama's plan for a military campaign against Islamic State militants. (Photo: © Reuters)

For all the ‘activity’ of the 26 countries in the coalition, there has been remarkably little offered in the way of concrete support.
As U.S. jets pounded Islamic State positions north of Baghdad this week, diplomats pondered their options in Paris. U.S. President Barack Obama has stressed the importance…

Scottish Independence Campaign Borrowed Heavily from Obama Tactics


John Fund
Ewen MacAskill, a former political editor of the Scotsman and now correspondent for Britain’s Guardian newspaper, reports that the pro-independence campaign in Scotland has borrowed many of its tactics from Barack Obama’s operation.
“Watching the final rally in Perth on Wednesday night was like a scaled-down version of the early…

Mayor: New high school won’t be named after President Obama


John Byrne
Chicago’s newest selective enrollment high school will not be named after President Barack Obama, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel had announced with much fanfare when unveiling the high profile school project.
In a statement this morning, Emanuel said he would look for other possible names.
“Over the last few months, my team…

Obama at Centcom: No combat for U.S. troops


President Barack Obama reiterated his long-standing position on how to battle the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State.
“American forces deployed to Iraq, do not and will not have a combat mission,” Obama told a packed gymnasium at MacDill Air Force Base, where he spoke after receiving a briefing on efforts by…