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The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive
The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive Monday, July 28th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/125399/the-library-of-congress-where-american-and-armenian-history-come-alive/ The ANCA Leo Sarkisian Interns with Dr. Levon Avdoyan, the Armenian and Georgian area specialist at the Library of Congress.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
State Senate races: Republicans are dishing dirt through the mails
Republicans have signaled early, in two key State Senate races, that they are ready to go negative with crude attack mailings with November's election day still 99 days away.
A Brief History of Acting U.S. Presidents and What Colons Have to Do With It
California needs acting governors whenever the real one leaves the state. The U.S. has only needed acting presidents when the real ones get colonoscopies.
Michael Goldman: Perhaps Rodney King said it best: 'Can't we all just get along?'
What would you expect the governments of either the United States, Russia, India or China to do if they found out a neighboring military force, whose members refused to accept the right of any of those sovereign nations to exist, had built dozens of secret tunnels designed to funnel bands of marauding killers into those countries in order to kill ... (more)
Debt causes security concern
Jonathan Pollard is a divisive figure in U.S.-Israeli relations. The former U.S. Navy intelligence analyst was caught spying for Israel in 1985 and was sentenced in 1987 to life imprisonment.
The Wall Street Journal
Early Moves Could Set the Stage for November Victory
Campaign operatives tend to garner too much credit for wins and shoulder too much blame for defeats.
MomentumCALM DOWN, AMERICA
It's good news for the Constitution and the rule of law that President Obama ordered the release of the Bush Administration memos that justified the use of torture and that he has not ruled out prosecuting officials who devised the policies that allowed torture to happen.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Northwest Progressive Institute
Republican Party trying to drive down support for Matt Isenhower with ...
In an apparent attempt to make the high-profile contest between incumbent Republican Andy Hill and his Democratic challenger Matt Isenhower look less competitive, the Senate Republican caucus has begun sending out attack mailers to Democratic voters in the 45th District, trying to discredit Matt Isenhower by claiming he is really a Republican - ... (more)
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Again, the isolationist smear9:08 am
It doesn't take much to be smeared as an isolationist by leading Republicans. Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who appears to be running for president again, and former vice president Dick Cheney - not to mention Sen. John McCain, Gov. Chris Christie, and other members of the GOP establishment - can always be counted on to drag out that insult whenever they ... (more)
On Native GroundUNCHARTED Territory for the U.S. Economy
The corruption scandals, Troopergate, her musings on how to ban library books, the moose slaughter, the drill-baby-drill, the creationist stupidity, the pregnant underage daughter and the acceptance of statutory rape as a marriage-brokering tool, the bridge to nowhere and all the rest of it - including the story on the front page of the New York ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Saturday Short List for July 26, 2014
While a poll could be constructed to indicate a majority of Americans think Earth is flat, the numbers are interesting.
Crooks and Liars
Obamacare Architect Says He Made A Mistake In 2012 Video That Wingnuts Are Freaking On
"I never heard any of them suggest subsidies would not be available in states where officials decided not to operate their own marketplaces."
Letter: If Al Gore had won
If the U.S. Supreme Court had not stopped Florida's vote count in 2000, Al Gore would have been president.
2 New Idaho Chair Hopefuls Emerge
Two new candidates for Idaho Republican Party chairman have emerged in the past two days: Cassia County Republican Chairman Douglas Pickett, and former Dick Cheney aide and three-year Idaho Falls resident Steve Yates.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Ex-Cheney Adviser: Obama Overvalues Image in Foreign Policy
America's adversaries no longer worry that they'll be punished for threatening U.S. interests because they recognize President Barack Obama's image-conscious distaste for the exercise of American power, a Mideast policy adviser to former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney told Newsmax TV on Thursday.
Mary Matalin: Obama Anti-Semitism on Israel 'Heartbreaking'
The Obama administration is guilty of "heartbreaking" anti-Semitism in its treatment of Israel, according to veteran Republican political consultant Mary Matalin.
Clintonians Flock With the Vultures Over Argentina
It is no surprise that right-wing Republican and hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer should be trying to wring hundreds of millions of dollars out of Argentina for a debt that Buenos Aires doesn't really owe him.
On Native GroundTHE End of 'the American Century'
As I write this, a song from Harburg and Arlen's score for "The Wizard of Oz" is running through my head.
The Washington Post
Run, Darth, run! The case for Vader 2016
Well, the polls are in. And Darth Vader is the unofficial 2016 front-runner. All he has to do is keep his helmet on so he can breathe and announce his candidacy, and the race is his! First, FiveThirtyEight conducted a poll to find the approval ratings of "Star Wars" characters.
The Winnipeg Free Press
Assumptions about foreign intervention dangerous
In a recent editorial in the Wall Street Journal , former vice president Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz pin the blame the present chaos in the Middle East on U.S. President Barack Obama and his policies towards the region.