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Your Daley Gator CCW News Update For Monday 04/25/16


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Shockwaves Across Europe As Far-Right Party Wins Austrian Election – The Express
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Norbert Hofer, the candidate for Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party (FPÖ), won 36.4 per cent of the vote, and will face an independent candidate in the final vote next month.

It was the Freedom Party’s best result in a national election and comes after a campaign that focused on the impact of the migrant crisis…

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Exclusive Data Analysis: GOP Primary Turnout Up 8.7 Million Votes, More Than 60 Percent In 2016 Versus 2012 – Breitbart

Newly compiled data after the New York Republican primary shows that among the states that have voted so far in 2016, GOP primary and caucus turnout is up well more than 8 million votes and well more than 60 percent over 2012’s process.

Top GOP officials say that the intense interest in the GOP primary throughout the year so far only serves to benefit the Republican nominee in November, whoever it ends up being.

In total, so far, nationwide the GOP has seen an increase of 8,719,041 votes in 2016’s primaries, caucuses and conventions over 2012’s primaries, caucuses and conventions….

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The Increasing Instability of Obamacare – National Review
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United Healthcare’s announcement that it is pulling out of most of the exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – a.k.a. Obamacare – is one of many indications of the law’s continuing instability.

United made this decision for obvious reasons: It was losing too much money, with no prospect of a quick turnaround. The company reported that it lost $475 million on plans sold in the ACA’s exchanges in 2015 and expects to lose another $650 million in 2016…

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Rape Trees, Dead Migrants And The Consequences Of An Open Border – Breitbart

Many of the most caring people in the U.S. think they are helping the poor from Latin America by leaving our Southwest border wide open between ports-of-entry, but they are not. Several of the transnational criminal organizations (cartels) operating in Central America and Mexico make an estimated one-third or more of their profits from illegal immigration. Specifically, two groups below Texas, the Gulf and Los Zetas cartels, are largely fueled by the trafficking and smuggling of human beings.

The brutality of these criminal groups, from incinerating innocents in a network of ovens to their near complete control of state and local governments, is largely paid for by funds generated from illegal immigration – a shadowy economic engine that is only possible because we refuse to properly secure our border with Mexico….

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Former Senator Announces Upcoming Marriage To Man 50 Years His Junior Nearly 20 Years After His Wife Died – The Blaze
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Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford announced that he will be marrying a man 50 years younger than himself almost 20 years after his wife passed away from leukemia, according to an op-ed that was published in the New York Times Sunday…

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Nebraska Abolishes Civil Forfeiture – Daily Signal

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, a Republican, has signed a major state forfeiture bill into law. Like New Mexico before it, the Cornhusker State now requires a criminal conviction before property can be forfeited.

Civil forfeiture is the law enforcement tool, which allows property suspected of being involved in, or derived from, criminal activity to be seized by police, sheriffs, and federal agents. It was ramped up in the 1980’s as a means of combatting the drug trade and organized crime, with the goal of stripping kingpins of their assets and ill-gotten gains.

Thirty years later, though, forfeiture has morphed into a system that is far more often used to seize relatively small amounts of cash, that stacks the deck against property owners fighting to get it back, and that encourages profiteering by law enforcement authorities….

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Obama Infuriates The Brits As He Threatens To Send UK ‘To The Back Of The Queue’ If They Vote To Leave The European Union – Daily Mail
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President Barack Obama told Britain today that it would have to ‘go to the back of the queue’ if it leaves the European Union, then tries to negotiate its own trade deal with the United States.

A US-UK trade agreement is not going to happen ‘any time soon,’ Obama said during a joint news conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron….

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Solar Developer SunEdison In Bankruptcy As Aggressive Growth Plan Unravels – Reuters

SunEdison Inc SUNE.N, once the fastest-growing U.S. renewable energy company, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday after a short-lived but aggressive binge of debt-fueled acquisitions proved unsustainable.

In its bankruptcy filing, the company said it had assets of $20.7 billion and liabilities of $16.1 billion as of Sept. 30.

SunEdison’s two publicly traded subsidiaries, TerraForm Power Inc (TERP.O) and TerraForm Global Inc (GLBL.O), are not part of the bankruptcy. In a statement, the companies, known as yieldcos, said they had sufficient liquidity to operate and that their assets are not available to satisfy the claims of SunEdison creditors…

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Governor Enables 200,000 Felons To Vote In November – WorldNetDaily
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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised Friday to use an executive order to restore voting rights to felons, an announcement that leaves the Republican-dominated legislature – some of whom have opposed an overturn to the Civil War-era prohibition – in the cold…

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Yet Another Obama-Funded Green Energy Company Files For Bankruptcy

More Flops In Electric Car Industry – American Interest

Two years after the Solyndra bankruptcy scandal, bad green energy investments are still dogging the Obama administration. The latest is Ecotality, which had manufactured charging stations for electric vehicles. It has just filed for bankruptcy and is preparing to auction off all of its assets. Apparently, the electric car market didn’t take off quite as fast as expected, and like many of its peers, Ecotality wasn’t able to bring in enough revenue to get off the ground.

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Ecotality is different from the rest, however, in that it received a $99.8 million grant from the federal government in 2009. It still owes $6.5 million to its largest unsecured creditor, the Energy Department. It looks as though the federal grant was the only thing keeping the company afloat for the past few years: the company cites the cancellation of government payments as the main reason for its bankruptcy. Once again, it seems, the government will be taking a loss on its green “investments.”

This isn’t nearly as big a catastrophe as Solyndra, which involved some egregious shady behavior. But this should serve as yet another reminder that the government is not a VC firm and should not be in the business of picking winners and losers, particularly when the technology involved is so untested. If the government wants to spur innovation, funding for basic R&D is the way to go.

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*AUDIO* Mark Steyn: Liberal Policies And The Bankruptcy Of Detroit


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Democrat Mission Accomplished… Detroit Finally Files For Bankruptcy

After 50 Years Of Democratic Rule Detroit Files For Bankruptcy – Gateway Pundit

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50 Years of Failure:

From January 1952 to Today

Jerome Cavanagh (D)
Roman Gribbs (D)
Coleman Young (D)
Dennis Archer (D)
Kwame Kilpatrick (D – Crook)
Kenneth Cockrel, Jr. (D)
Dave Bing (D)

Take a bow, Democrats.

USA Today reported:

The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.

The bankruptcy filing makes Detroit the largest city in U.S. history to do so.

The filing begins a 30- to 90-day period that will determine whether the city is eligible for Chapter 9 protection and define how many claimants might compete for the limited settlement resources that Detroit has to offer. The bankruptcy petition would seek protection from creditors and unions who are renegotiating $18.5 billion in debt and other liabilities.

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, who in June released a plan to restructure the city’s debt and obligations that would leave many creditors with much less than they are owed, has warned consistently that if negotiations hit an impasse, he would move quickly to seek bankruptcy protection.

Thank you, Democrats. You own this.

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FLASHBACK: Obama Says I “Refused To Let Detroit Go Bankrupt” – Weasel Zippers

And yet they did anyway.

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WTF? California Farmer Faces Bankruptcy For Failing To Give Federal Government Free Raisins

California Farmer Faces Bankruptcy For Failing To Give Feds Free Raisins – Independent Journal Review

From the You Can’t Make This Stuff Up department: A California raisin farmer is facing bankruptcy for defying a law requiring him to give the federal government a portion of his raisin crop – without compensation.

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According to The Washington Post, in the world of dried fruit, there is no greater outlaw in America than Marvin Horne of Kervin, California.

Horne, a raisin farmer, has been breaking the law for 11 straight years. Moreover, he now owes the U.S. government at least $650,000 in unpaid fines. And 1.2 million pounds of unpaid raisins – roughly equal to his entire harvest for four years.

Horne’s crime? He defied one of the most bizarre and outdated arms of the federal bureaucracy – a farm program created during the Truman administration:

Marvin said no to the National Raisin Reserve. (I’m not making this up.)

As described by Hot Air, the U.S. government started the National Raisin Reserve in 1937. Fearing that raisin producers might produce too many raisins – thereby leading to a drop in prices – the government began confiscating [stealing] a percentage of raisin production – for raisin farmers’ own good, of course. The problem is, Marvin Horne doesn’t see it that way:

“I believe in America. And I believe in our Constitution. And I believe that eventually we will be proved right,” Horne said recently, sitting in an office next to 20 acres of ripening Thompson grapes. “They took our raisins and didn’t pay us for them.”

The Washington Post reports that Horne stopped giving raisins to the government in 2002, thereby violating Marketing Order 989 – the federal regulation that established the raisin reserve and made “contributions” by raisin farmers mandatory.

Even worse? The government can save the raisins, sell them on foreign markets (and keep the money), throw them away, or even feed them to animals – just as long as it keeps them off the domestic market.

So, Marvin Horne did what any good raisin producer worth his weight in grapes would do; he sued the government. After several losses in lower courts, Horne’s case reached the Supreme Court this spring, where things changed.

Justice Elena Kagan wondered whether it might be “just the world’s most outdated law.” Justice Stephen Breyer said: “What it does is it takes raisins that we grow – in effect, throws them in the river,” “Your raisins or your life, right?” joked Justice Antonin Scalia.

The Court issued its ruling and gave Horne a partial victory. A lower court had rejected Horne’s challenge of the law. Now, the justices told that court to reconsider it.

Marvin Horne says that if he loses, it’s all over.

“If we lose, we’re bankrupt. We won’t have a pot to piss in,” Horne said, noting he would be liable for nearly $3 million. “No. I don’t want to even think about it. Would you?”

Regardless of the outcome of the case of Marvin Horne vs. the National Raisin Reserve, I don’t think I’ll ever look at raisins the same way again.

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Obama-Funded Electric Car Company Fisker Automotive Lays Off 75% Of Its Workforce, Bankruptcy Looms

Obama-Funded Electric Car Company Fisker Automotive Lays Off 75% Of Its Workforce, Bankruptcy Looms – Weasel Zippers

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Then again it’s only taxpayer money.

Via Washington Examiner:

Fisker Automotive laid off three quarters of its staff today to avoid bankruptcy while it seeks an angel with big bucks to help it become operational again.

The maker of the luxury hybrid Karma says it has “at least” $30 million in cash, and $15 million more due after settling a claim this week with its bankrupt battery maker A123 Systems, according to Reuters.

But the company owes $192 million on a $193 million Department of Energy “green” loan. It was supposed to receive $529 million, but the DOE declined to pay the full amount in May 2011 after Fisker fell behind on its targets. Executives who kept their jobs are trying to renegotiate a $10 million loan payment due on April 22.

The auto maker’s public relations team was part of the layoffs, but an outside PR firm said in a statement Fisker is still seeking a “buyer or strategic partnership” but couldn’t afford to keep on the majority of its workforce, according to Fox News.

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It is like getting kicked in the nuts by the guy who just robbed you

As if the Solyndra fiasco was not bad enough………..

(IBD) — The Labor Department today announced that it had approved Trade Adjustment Assistance for the former employees of the bankrupt solar panel maker Solyndra.

That means all of the firm’s 1,100 ex-employees are eligible for federal aid packages, including job retraining and income assistance. The department has valued packages at about $13,000 a head.

Taxpayers will have to cough up yet another $14.3 million as a result of Solyndra’s bankruptcy. They are already on the hook for $528 million in federal loan guarantees to the company that are unlikely to ever be paid back.

No additional comments needed here. Besides my freaking head just exploded!

Solyndra Not Sole Firm To Hit Rock Bottom Despite Stimulus Funding

Solyndra Not Sole Firm To Hit Rock Bottom Despite Stimulus Funding – Fox News

Solyndra, the solar panel company whose highly publicized failure and consequent investigation by federal authorities has flashed across headlines recently, isn’t the only business to go belly up after benefiting from a piece of the $800 billion economic stimulus package passed in 2009.

At least four other companies have received stimulus funding only to later file for bankruptcy, and two of those were working on alternative energy.

Evergreen Solar Inc., indirectly received $5.3 million through a state grant to open a $450 million facility in 2007 that employed roughly 800 people. The company, once a rock star in the solar industry, filed for bankruptcy protection last month, saying it couldn’t compete with Chinese rivals without reorganizing. The company intends to focus on building up its manufacturing facility in China.

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SpectraWatt, based in Hopewell Junction, N.Y., is also a solar cell company that was spun out of Intel in 2008. In June 2009, SpectraWatt received a $500,000 grant from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory as part of the stimulus package. SpectraWatt was one of 13 companies to receive the money to help develop ways to improve solar cells without changing current manufacturing processes.

The company filed for bankruptcy last month, saying it could not compete with its Chinese competitors, which receive “considerable government and financial support.”

On Tuesday, Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman wrote an editorial for “USA Today” in which he blamed China in part for the failure of U.S. solar energy manufacturers to compete.

“Winning will require substantial investments. Last year, for example, the China Development Bank offered more than $30 billion in financing to Chinese solar manufacturers, about 20 times more than U.S.-backed loans to solar manufacturers,” Poneman wrote.

“Unfortunately, expanding production has coincided with short-term softening demand, a product of the banking crisis in Europe and its wider economic effects. The combination has had a dramatic effect on the price of solar cells, which has plummeted 42 percent in the past nine months. This has taken a serious toll on solar manufacturers everywhere, including the U.S,” he continued.

On Thursday, White House spokesman Jay Carney noted that the U.S. is on track to double its renewable energy production in 2012, but it will require commitment in the U.S. to grow.

“We have a choice to make as a nation, because we will be buying renewable energy products, you know, whether it’s wind, biofuel, solar, whether alternative — rather, you know, advanced battery technology, we’re going to be buying that stuff. Do we want to buy it with a stamp on it that says ‘Made in America’ or are we going to buy it from the Chinese or from other countries?” Carney asked.

“We have to be aggressive in competing in the global economy. And, you know, high-tech clean-energy industries are going to be key to winning this century economically.”

But Republicans balk at claims that the Obama administration can decide which companies are winners or losers, and questioned a plan to approve $10 billion more in loans before the stimulus program expires.

“Solar panels have been subsidized by the federal government. States’ governments are also subsidizing or giving taxpayers write-off on their tax return. And yet, these solar panels cannot make it in the competitive world without all these subsidies. And even with them, China is flooding the market with this cheap labor and the solar panels just don’t make sense,” House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subommittee Chairman Cliff Stearns R-Fla., told Fox News.

“So I think the administration is on this fervent religion of green jobs and clinging to the idea that solar panel is the answer and it is not the answer,” he said.

Another winner of stimulus who ultimately lost is Mountain Plaza Inc. Despite declaring bankruptcy in 2003, the company received $424,000 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation as part of a grant aimed at installing “truck stop electrification” systems that allow idling truckers to plug-in during extended stops and turn off their exhaust-belching, environment polluting diesel engines.

Mountain Plaza had filed for bankruptcy protection again in June 2010. TDOT, which received a $2 million stimulus grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for the project, said it didn’t learn about the bankruptcy until October, but it is closely monitoring the project.

Elsewhere, Olsen’s Crop Service and Olsen’s Mills Acquisition Co. also failed despite Olsen’s Mills receiving $10 million to increase employment, add equipment and machinery, refinance existing debts and work capital for operations and acquire land. The payout — part of a $64 million package to nine rural businesses in Wisconsin for economic development loan assistance — was delivered in January 2010, after Olsen’s Mills filed for bankruptcy protection for defaulting on a $60 million bank loan.

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Daily Benefactor News – 10,000 Refugees Flee Myanmar Post-Vote Fighting – More Articles


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10,000 Refugees Flee Myanmar Post-Vote Fighting – Danbury News Times

Clashes between rebels and Myanmar government troops raged Monday at key border points a day after the country’s first election in two decades – polling that critics say will the cement the military-run government’s power.

At least 10 people were wounded in what was the first sign of post-election violence, and thousands of panicked refugees fled into neighboring Thailand. In the heaviest clashes, ethnic Karen rebels reportedly seized a police station and post office Sunday in the Myanmar frontier town of Myawaddy. Sporadic gun and mortar fire continued into Monday afternoon. More fighting broke further south for one hour Monday at the Three Pagodas Pass, said local Thai official Chamras Jungnoi, but there was no word on any casualties.

Groups from Myanmar’s ethnic minorities who make up some 40 percent of the population had warned in recent days that civil war could erupt if the military tries to impose its highly centralized constitution and deprive them of rights.

Myanmar’s secretive government has billed Sunday’s poll as a step toward democracy, but most observers have rejected it as a sham engineered to solidify military control. President Barack Obama called the vote “neither free nor fair.” He said the United States would continue a policy of both “pressure and engagement” in seeking change in Myanmar.

Still, some say having a parliament could provide an opening for moves toward democracy.

There is little doubt the junta-backed Union Solidarity and Development Party will emerge with an enormous share of the seats, despite widespread popular opposition to 48 years of military rule. It fielded 1,112 candidates for the 1,159 seats in the two-house national parliament and 14 regional parliaments. The largest anti-government party, the National Democratic Force, contested just 164 spots.

As early results trickled in, state media and the Election Commission reported that 40 junta-backed candidates had already won their races, including six seats won by recently retired military generals and ministers including Foreign Minister Nyan Win in constituencies that were uncontested.

No matter the election results, the constitution sets aside 25 percent of parliamentary seats for military appointees.

Detained Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party won a landslide victory in the last elections in 1990 but was barred from taking office, had urged a boycott of the vote. Hundreds of potential opposition candidates were either in prison or, like Suu Kyi, under house arrest.

Although the balloting passed peacefully in most parts of the country, the clashes at the border highlighted the unstable situation in Myanmar.

Khin Ohmar, a spokeswoman for Burma Partnership, an umbrella group of Myanmar pro-democracy activists based in Thailand, said a faction of the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army, seized the Myawaddy police station and post office Sunday. The group sides with the regime, but a faction has split off and along with other Karen rebels is fighting the central government.

Heavy fighting appeared to subside by Monday afternoon but sporadic shots sent refugees streaming across the Moei River into Thailand, said Samard Lyfar, the governor of Thailand’s Tak province on the border. Some bullets landed on the Thai side of the frontier.

He said five Thais and five Burmese were reported wounded.

There was no report on the fighting in Myanmar’s state-dominated media, and Myanmar government officials could not be reached for comment.

An Associated Press photographer at the border estimated about 5,000 refugees had entered makeshift camps in Mae Sot, Thailand, and more continued to come. Tens of thousands of ethnic Karen villagers who have fled decades of fighting in the border regions already shelter in refugees camps on the Thai side of the frontier.

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Al Gore’s Chicago Climate Exchange Has Died – National Review

Global warming-inspired cap and trade has been one of the most stridently debated public policy controversies of the past decade and a half. But it is dying a quiet death.

In a move that’s been almost completely ignored by the mainstream media, the Chicago Climate Exchange has announced that it will be ending carbon trading – the only purpose for which it was founded – this year.

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Cop Protecting Obama Shoots Self In Leg – Raw Story

A police officer assigned to guard President Obama during his visit to India accidentally shot himself in the leg, news sources report.

The incident took place at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, where the president and First Lady were staying. The hotel was also one of the sites targeted during the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Suhas Chaudhary’s .38 was not locked, which led to the accidental firing on Saturday.

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Olbermann’s Replacement? Wait For It… – Wall Street Journal

Chris Hayes, tapped Friday by MSNBC to fill in for the suspended Keith Olbermann as host of the prime-time political show “Countdown,” gave money to two Democratic campaigns in recent years.

Now, following that disclosure, MSNBC says Hayes won’t get the gig after all. Mr. Hayes, editor of The Nation, a liberal magazine, made donations to Josh Segall, an Alabama Democrat who ran for Congress in 2008.

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MSNBC Says Olbermann Will Be Back On Air Tuesday – NewsMeat

MSNBC says Keith Olbermann will be back on the air Tuesday, ending his suspension for violating NBC’s rules against making political donations after two shows.

MSNBC’s chief executive Phil Griffin said late Sunday that after several days of deliberation, he had determined that two days off the air was “an appropriate punishment for his violation of our policy.”

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18 People Killed In Ciudad Juarez – CNN

Eighteen people were killed in separate shootings throughout Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez on Saturday, marking it as one of the bloodiest days this year in the nation’s most violent city.

In one incident, a family of seven was slaughtered while they were outside their home in the southeastern part of the city, Chihuahua State Attorney General’s Office spokesman Carlos Gonzalez said.

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Alaska State Contractor Caught On Tape Telling Employees To Vote For Murkowski – Gateway Pundit

A video has surfaced of a federal contractor telling his employees to vote for Sen. Lisa Murkowski because she is on the appropriations subcommittee that steers a lot of funds to Alaska.

“If her opponents win this election, I can tell you they will not get on that subcommittee,” the contractor remarked. “She is a write-in candidate and you’ve got to spell her name right.”

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Government Wastes $700,000 On Cow-Burps Study – Union Leader

University of New Hampshire and outside researchers are creating a computer model to help organic dairy farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions such as methane, because Beano isn’t an option.

UNH has been awarded a $700,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to create a computer model that measures the amount of greenhouse gases an organic dairy farm produces and thus provide ways to cut them.

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Boehner: ‘I’ll Make Sure Obamacare Is Never Implemented’ – WorldNetDaily

U.S. House GOP leader John Boehner insisted he will “never ever, ever” allow Obamacare to be implemented and hinted that the newly elected Republican majority in Congress has “a lot of tricks up our sleeves” to follow through on that promise.

In a letter sent today to Gov. Haley Barbour, Congressman Boehner has also revealed what at least one of those tricks may be.

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Bomb, Grenades Hit Two Mosques In Pakistan; 70 Dead – All Voices

At least 70 people have been killed and dozens of others injured after a 17-year-old suicide bomber struck a Sunni Muslim mosque in northwest Pakistan during Friday prayers, in the first of two attacks on mosques in the region.

The blast collapsed part of the mosque’s roof on top of worshippers, and there are fears the death toll from the explosion could rise.

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The Fed’s $600 Billion Plan For Economic Suicide – Right Wing News

It’s called quantitative easing, which is just banker talk for devaluing the American currency. Today the Federal Reserve is about to work some “black magic.”

They are going to create $600 billion dollars out of nothing. It is absolutely no different than a corporation vowing to improve its fiscal performance simply by printing a lot of new shares.

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Reputed Drug Kingpin Killed In Mexico Shootout – NewsMeat

Mexican security forces killed reputed Gulf cartel leader Antonio Ezequiel Cardenas Guillen, one of Mexico’s most-wanted drug lords, in a spectacular gunbattle Friday in the northern border city of Matamoros.

Cardenas Guillen is the brother of imprisoned former leader Osiel Cardenas Guillen. The clashes Friday across the border from Brownsville, Texas, also claimed the lives of four gunmen and three marines.

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Bankruptcy Of U.S. Is ‘Mathematical Certainty,’ Says Former CEO Of Nation’s 10th Largest Bank – CNS

John Allison, who for two decades served as chairman and CEO of BB&T, the nation’s 10th largest bank, told CNSNews.com it is a “mathematical certainty” that the United States government will go bankrupt unless it dramatically changes its fiscal direction.

Allison likened what he sees as the predictable future bankruptcy of the United States to the problems at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Nicaragua Raids Costa Rica, Blames Google Maps – Search Engine Land

A Nicaraguan military commander, relying on Google Maps, moved troops into an area near San Juan Lake along the border between his country and Costa Rica.

The troops are accused of setting up camp there, taking down a Costa Rican flag and raising the Nicaraguan flag, doing work to clean up a nearby river, and dumping the sediment in Costa Rican territory.

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Justice Department Weighs Voter Intimidation Complaint Against Reid Camp – Fox News

The Justice Department is reviewing a complaint from failed Republican Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle after allegations that Sen. Harry Reid’s campaign engaged in voter intimidation and broke campaign finance law in his re-election campaign.

A spokeswoman for the Justice Department said Friday that the department is reviewing the complaint filed by an attorney for Angle.

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Coffin Makers Launch Raunchy Calendar – Orange News

Coffin makers have taken the lid off the raunchy side of their business with a racy calendar of drop dead gorgeous models.

The calendar shows models in sexy lingerie draped over the caskets performing movie scenes from famous films. The black and white cover shows a close up of a woman in a frilly thong and suspenders holding a gun behind her back.

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Man Accused Of Sexual Abuse Of Miniature Horse – Birmingham News

A 27-year-old Wilmer man was charged Tuesday with cruelty to an animal after Mobile County sheriff’s deputies said he sexually abused a miniature horse.

Eric Steven Easley was also charged with killing or disabling livestock, which is a felony. Those two charges were filed because Alabama has no specific provision in its sexual abuse laws to cover bestiality.

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Man Speared By 13 Metal Rods – Sat Universe

A Chinese man is recovering after he was impaled by 13 metal rods in an accident at a concrete factory. Wang Tao, 24, had been making steel reinforced concrete blocks when a mold exploded sending the rods into his thigh and hip like spears.

Some of the rods were so long that workmates had to cut them off with an angle grinder so Tao could fit into the ambulance.

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Man Gets DUI While Dressed As Breathalyzer – Weekly Vice

Matthew Nieveen, 19, was jailed Monday night after he went to a Halloween party dressed as a breathalyzer test – an interesting coincidence since he was jailed for DUI on the drive home.

An officer pulled Nieveen over after observing him driving in an erratic manner. When the officer approached the vehicle, Nieveen was found intoxicated and dressed as a breathalyzer.

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