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China to Abandon N. Korea?

Protest-by-South-Korean

China has signalled its readiness to accept Korean reunification and is privately distancing itself from the North Korean regime, according to leaked US embassy cables that reveal senior Beijing figures regard their official ally as a “spoiled child”.

Coal-fired Electric Car

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Another example of crony capitalism rolls off the assembly line. GM Volt is an electric hybrid that’s absurdly overpriced and woefully underperforms.

Post Congressional Election

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Among the aftershocks from the political earthquake are defections of state Democrats from the party of Obama, Reid and Pelosi and their conversion into Republicans.

DeLay Convicted of Money Laundering

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DeLay was defiant Wednesday after a jury convicted him in what prosecutors alleged was a scheme to send more Republicans to Congress by funneling illegal corporate money to Texas legislative candidates in 2002.

Chavez Opens Palace To Flood Victims

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Recently, the Venezuelan socialist president “shared the wealth” and invited 25 families who lost their homes to temporarily move into Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas.

Obama Announces Federal Employee Pay Freeze

Barack Obama

The decision will save the government about $2 billion for the remainder of fiscal year 2011 and $28 billion over the next five years, the White House said. The long-term savings come from lowering the government’s base compensation over the next two years.

TSA Harasses Mother Over Breast Milk

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To add yet another story about wasted manpower that would let real threats slip by, mother Stacey Armato tried to get home to Los Angeles and her 7-month-old son with the 12 ounces of breast milk she pumped while she was gone. She didn’t want to put the breast milk through radiation, so she requested an alternate screening, which she had every right do to.

Thanksgiving Proclamation By George Washington

Thanksgiving Proclamation By George Washington

This proclamation was written by President George Washington on Oct. 3, 1789, in anticipation of the upcoming Thanksgiving in November of that year.

Ground Zero Mosque Developers Apply For $5M Federal Grant

Ground Zero Mosque

A majority of New Yorkers remain opposed to a mosque proposed as part of a planned Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero. The developer is now applying for federal taxpayer money to help build the controversial project.

Letter to the GOP Leadership

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In a letter put out this weekend by Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips, the unified voice of over 180 Tea Party groups, leaders, and activists urged Republican congressional leaders to follow through with campaign promises.

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