In his farewell address this January, President Obama said that the "most important office in a democracy" was that of the citizen.
We wonder if he'll still be saying that after jury duty.
Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog,
*Empires get stupider and more corrupt as they age..*
*Why are US Green Berets, four of whom were recently killed, in Niger? Why does the US.. Zero Hedge
Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute,
This latest mass shooting in Las Vegas that left more than 50 people dead and more than 500 injured is as obscure as they come: a 64-year-old.. Zero Hedge
Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog,
*When will America finally wake up? *
*The borrower is the servant of the lender,* and we now have a colossal 20 trillion dollar chain.. Zero Hedge
As his presidency was ending, George Washington delivered a farewell address to the nation warning against political parties because they would be divisive. However, few Americans obeyed the Father of.. Raw Story
Finance and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said outgoing President Pranab Mukherjee, who demits office on Tuesday, ensured that all decisions of the Union Council of Ministers are conformed to.. Deccan Herald
The atmosphere was solemn in the historic Central Hall of the Parliament on Sunday when President Pranab Mukherjee entered it for, perhaps, the last time in his official capacity.
On his way to the.. DNA
Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning,
It’s all over now except the shouting about Obamacare repeal and replace, *but that’s not the half of it.*
The stand by Senators Lee and.. Zero Hedge
Authored by Alice Salles via TheAntiMedia.org,
One of the few elected Democratic lawmakers with an extensive anti-war record, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), has combined forces with Sen. Rand Paul.. Zero Hedge
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“After all, if every economic issue is framed as a struggle between a hard-working white middle.. The American Prospect