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From first reactions, it appears that Hill Republicans will be near unanimous in voting a resolution of rejection of the Iran nuclear deal. They will then vote to override President Obama’s veto of their resolution. And if the GOP fails there, Gov. Scott Walker says his first act as president would be to kill the …

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“Military revolutions are missed, not only because of military sloth, delusional leadership, or a reactionary romance with the past. They are also missed because of a failure at elite levels of society either to perceive real threats posed by real external enemies, or to countenance sacrifices necessary to meet them” ~ Victor D Hanson The “Deal” …

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A 28-year-old Iranian cartoonist who drew members of her country’s parliament with the heads of monkeys and cows has been sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison for “insulting members of parliament through paintings” as well as the Iranian supreme leader. Atena Farghadani, also a painter, was also accused of “gathering and colluding …

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The Israelis will destroy several Iranian nuclear facilities and my educated guess is that they will do so before the end of this year. Israel has no margin of error when it comes to nuclear reactors in nations that threaten its existence. While President Obama does everything in his power to enable Iran to create …

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Iranian government use execution to scare Kurdish political prisoners By Sharif Falah, Basnews Iran has started to execute Kurdish political prisoners Tehran The Iranian authorities has executed 18 Iranian Kurdish prisoners from several prisons in the country. According to an Iranian media report, on Tuesday, three men and a woman from Urmia prison, three prisoners from Bandar Abbas …

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From Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon November 10, 2014 12:35 pm Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei published early Sunday a 9-step plan to “eliminate” Israel, prompting Israel’s prime minister to file a formal complaint with Western negotiators involved in nuclear talks with Tehran. Khamenei’s official Twitter account on Sunday tweeted out the 9-step plan …

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned that the next terrorist attack on the US will be far worse than 9/11 during a nearly two-hour interview. He also took pride in the use of waterboarding and in giving the National Security Agency free reign. The 73-year-old sat down with neoconservative political pundit Bill Kristol on Sunday …

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By Maria Khan, International Business Times Iranian blogger, Soheil Arabi, has been sentenced to death after being found guilty of insultingProphet Mohammad on Facebook. Undisclosed sources told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, that Arabi, 30, had eight active Facebook accounts, which he had used to post the derogatory material on Prophet Mohammad. Judge …

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New intelligence has emerged warning Washington that its upcoming confrontation with the Islamic State may leave it blind to a more sinister and direct threat from a much lesser known terrorist group that has arisen from the ashes of the Syrian war. According to government sources, the Al-Qaeda offshoot group is led by a former …

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