Covert Drone War on Terror

July 19th, 2011 | by  |

 

Claims by a senior Obama administration official that ‘there hasn’t been a single collateral [civilian] death’ in Pakistan drone strikes since August 2010 have been found to be untrue.

Research by the Bureau reveals for the first time the extent of civilian casualties in CIA drone strikes in the past year.

It comes less than a month after President Obama’s Chief Counter-Terrorism Advisor John Brennan publicly stated: “…that nearly for the ...

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Betrayal: Teachers’ Pensions…Constitutional Amendment #49

Michael Madigan and the democratic machine, which includes Lou Lang, Madigan’s right hand man, introduced constitutional amendment #49 to be placed on the November ballot.

 

The amendment is vehemently opposed by the Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT) and the Illinois Education Association (IEA).

“The current public pension crisis is the result of the failure of politicians over the years to pay their share, not the employees.  But this amendment doesn’t address the behavior of politicians.  At best, it’s a distraction to attempt ...

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The Current Situation is Unsustainable

The current situation is unsustainable.

 

People, we have to do something to save our homes and educators pensions. It is inevitable something has to give. The current situation is unsustainable. Look what happened to the educators in Rhode Island. A very sad out come.

Rhode Island Situation

The only other way out of this situation is for the states to pass down this liability to the municipalities and then let them go bankrupt. These are the only foreseeable alternatives, both hurting the ...

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Quote from Trump

Let me get this straight . . .. …

We’re going to be “gifted” with a health care plan we are forced to purchase and fined if we don’t,
Which purportedly covers at least thirty million more people, without adding a single new doctor,
but provides for 16,000 new IRS agents, written by a committee whose chairman says he doesn’t understand it,
passed by a Congress that didn’t read it but exempted themselves from it, and signed by a President who ...

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Bar Stool Economics from the University of GA.

David R. Kamerschen, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics, University of Georgia

 

Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our taxes, it would go something like this:

The first four men (the poorest) would pay nothing.
The fifth would pay $1.
The sixth would pay $3.
The seventh would pay $7.
The eighth would pay $12.
The ninth would pay $18.
The tenth ...

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Paradoxical Quote of The Day From Ben Stein

 

Paradoxical Quote of The Day From Ben Stein:”Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured .. But not everyone must prove they are a citizen.”Now add this, “Many of those who refuse, or are unable, to prove they are citizens will receive free insurance paid for by those who are forced to buy insurance because they are citizens.”

 

Think about it when you vote in November !

 

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Illinois’ Massive Problem

The following research paper is an honest attempt to identify and address the Illinois Pension Crisis as being put forth by the various components.Foremost are: 1) the preservation of the promise made to retire and soon be retired educators; and 2) Protection of the rights of taxpayers and students.

Andrew Massot

In collaboration with the World Trade Council

Illinois pensions have reached a breaking point. The sky is falling and it is falling now. Taxpayers knew they were in ...

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The Economic Impact of the Resolution of the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

The Economic Impact of the Resolution of the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

by Andrew Massot

In collaboration with the World Trade Council

The long and contentious teachers’ strike has ended in Chicago, but the question remains if the Illinois’ taxpayers can afford more of the same. As was talked about in a previous World Trade Council article (hyperlink to article) the Illinois pension system is facing a massive increase in payouts in 2014 and many people saw the negotiation with teachers’ ...

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