Obama’s Africa trip will cost taxpayers $100 mln

  Published time: June 24, 2013 18:53                                                                             U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.(Reuters / Kevin Lamarque) President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa is estimated to cost American taxpayers $100 million – a hefty travel expense that has sparked criticism as the federal government is dealing with its sequester-related budget cuts. The…

John Brennan as Counterterror Czar Gave Bogus Intel to Bush White House

EEV: Reposted as per request from 01 OCT 2012 Obama’s Counterterror Czar Gave Bogus Intel to Bush White House As head of the multi-agency Terrorist Threat Integration Center in 2003 and 2004, John Brennan, now counterterrorism adviser to President Obama, disseminated to the Bush White House a stream of CIA intelligence from a bogus source,…

US calls on UN to bar drunken diplomats from budget negotiations

05   Mar    2013 UNITED NATIONS (AFP) The United States called for drunk diplomats to be barred from United Nations’ budget negotiations. Annual talks on how much the global body spends have become increasingly tense as western nations call for spending cuts. “We make the modest proposal that the negotiating rooms should in future be an inebriation-free…

Petraeus and Allen ‘asked’ Jill Kelley to wade into diplomatic row over Hulk Hogan sex tape husband’s threat to deep fry a Koran

By James Nye PUBLISHED:02:18 EST, 17  November 2012| UPDATED:09:13 EST, 17 November 2012 As far as degrees of separation go, it is  safe to assume that David Petraeus, the disgraced former director of the CIA  never in his life thought he would be connected with shock jock Bubba the Love  Sponge. However, just like many…

Professor defends Stalin, socialism at student-organized debate

2:18 AM  11/14/2012 Zachary Snider At an on-campus debate hosted by the libertarian Young Americans for Liberty,  professor Grover Furr of Montclair State University (MSU) declared that he has  not found a single crime committed by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. One member of the audience questioned the legitimacy of Furr’s position in  light of Soviet…

Kosovo Prime Minister owns Harem with 52 slaves

*Engineering Evil: Wow, I would really like double confirmation on this. Tuesday, 13 November 2012 A Ukraining woman who managed to escape from what she called “World’s hell hole” gave an interview with details about Kosovo’s Prime Minister Hasim Thaci and his harem in which 52 slaves ‘worked’ day and night serving the prime minister…

Billionaire banned from Nobu after ‘threatening to kill manager because he was denied his favorite table’

Stewart  Rahr was upset because another group was seated at ‘his’  table Sent an  angry email to the owner of the restaurant and cc’ed  celebrities He admits  to the argument but denies having threatened the  manager By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED:11:01 EST, 11  November 2012| UPDATED:11:34 EST, 11 November 2012 Upset: Stewart Rahr took issue…

Jimmy Savile abuse inquiry: third man arrested: “a former BBC producer, Wilfred De’Ath”

Jimmy Savile abuse inquiry: third man arrested Man in his 70s from Cambridgeshire, reported to be former BBC producer, arrested on suspicion of sexual offences and bailed Lisa O’Carroll guardian.co.uk,             Sunday 11 November 2012 11.04 EST Jimmy Savile is at the centre of sexual abuse allegations. Photograph: Getty Images A man arrested by police…

Florida Secretary of State: long lines show ‘people liked the voting hours’

By Samantha Kimmey Friday, November 9, 2012 19:55 EST Despite early voting lines reportedly up to six hours long, Florida’s Republican Secretary of State would not apologize for shortening the state’s early voting period from 14 to eight days, reported Think Progress. CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield specifically asked Rick Detzner whether he regretted shortening the…

British officials will continue to provide up to £30 million worth of expert advice to India every year, even after aid to the country is cut.

UK will still send £30m of ‘expertise’ to India after aid cuts Existing schemes that have already been agreed will continue until the last of them concludes in 2015, when all UK financial aid to India will cease Photo: AFP <!– remove the whitespace added by escenic before end of tag –> By Tim Ross,…