Tag Archives: America

7 Ways House of Cards Has Changed the World

Netflix’s version of House of Cards has gained a dedicated international following. (If you are fan and you haven’t seen the original British version, go watch it right now!) Maybe it’s just how Kevin Spacey breaks the fourth wall, or the fact that we get to see the glorious Robin Wright back in action, or maybe we all like a ... Read More »

State Department Ignored Warnings of Iranian Efforts to Destabilize Iraq

State Department counterterrorism officials warned in late April that Iran had “trained, funded, and provided guidance” to ethnic Iraqi terror groups bent on destabilizing the country. The April warning appears to directly contradict and undermine comments last week by a State Department spokeswoman claiming that the United States and Iran have a “shared interest.”… Click here to view original web ... Read More »

Boehner Chokes Back Tears at Taco Bell Event

On Tuesday, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, started to sob at a Taco Bell event, but it wasn't because the salsa was too spicy. 

Boehner made a brief cameo at a gathering sponsored by the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, as the former gave the latter $30 million to help teens graduate from high school. (Taco Bell employs many teens, so that’s the connection.)

“Some of you know how I am about these things,” Boehner said, choking back tears while praising the work of the Boys & Girls Clubs. “We need to do a better job at educating more American kids. We live in America, for goodness' sake.”

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Harry Reid’s America

During a frenzied outburst on the Senate floor Wednesday, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) denounced cancer-research barons Charles and David Koch as “about as un-American as anyone that I can imagine” and accused them of trying to “buy our democracy.”

We are interested to learn more about what sort of activity Reid considers “un-American.”

Would that include helping a Chinese-owned wind farm secure $450 million in stimulus funding to build a factory in Reid’s home state of Nevada after receiving thousands of dollars in campaign donation’s from the wind farm’s backers?...

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