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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

BBC reports:A group of eight influential economists have thrown their support behind the Leave campaign in the UK’s referendum on EU membership.Saying no to the New World Order crowd.

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Newser reports:Prince’s “Purple Rain” bears enough similarities to Journey’s “Faithfully” that quite a few cover version mashups can be found on YouTube. But there was never a legal battle over the songs, because Prince reached out to Journey before re…

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[28 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

AHEM: Man Dressed as Woman Arrested for Spying Into Mall Bathroom Stall, Police Say https://t.co/erhrZh4NYF via @nbcwashington— AlexaShrugged (@AlexaShrugged) April 28, 2016

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Almost twenty-five years ago, President Reagan went to the British House of Commons and said “freedom and democracy will leave Marxism and Leninism on the ash heap of history.” Reagan chose his words carefully, using a phrase – the ash heap of history – very similar to the one used by the Russian Communist revolutionary Leon Trotsky against his political enemies. Within a decade, the Berlin Wall was no more and neither was the Soviet Union.
Now it appears OPEC, another nemesis of the US from the prior century is heading …

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

* Sun-Times…
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert arrived at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse about 7:10 a.m. Wednesday to be sentenced for violating banking laws.
The case, however, has become notorious not for that crime but for what the investigation of his financial transactions uncovered. Federal prosecutors say Hastert was paying to cover up sexual misconduct with […]

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

* Greg Hinz…
A political consultant who has played a prominent role in the Springfield battle between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has abruptly lost a job promoting a candidate for a huge food concession at Midway International Airport in Madigan’s Southwest Side district.
Though no one involved wants to publicly say much […]

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

The Chicago Tribune reports on the progressive suburb of Evanston , Illinois:A parent of a District 65 student and a safety officer at Evanston Township High School, Daniel Featherson, said he witnesses black high school students “treated unfairly all …

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[26 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

PARIS–Enjoying a respite here before the final run of primaries and caucuses confirm Hillary Clinton as most likely Democratic nominee and Donald Trump as the GOP choice–though it is still possible he will not gather enough votes to make it on the first ballot. If he fails, all goes up for grabs and the convention gets chaotic–anything from riots to walkouts.
But no matter which party you favor or which candidate within that party, you have to admit that the process of selecting a nominee for what most of us think …

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[26 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]

Railway Age reports:Freight traffic still shows no signs of growth in the week ending April 16, 2016, as carloads and intermodal units were both down nearly 13% and 7.5%, respectively, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) reported on April 20, 2…