Monthly Archives: May 2015

What gives legitimacy to ISIL’s rhetoric? – Al Jazeera English

What gives legitimacy to ISIL’s rhetoric? – Al Jazeera English.

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Gay marriage: Australia’s businesses take out full-page ad backing same-sex partnerships – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Gay marriage: Australia’s businesses take out full-page ad backing same-sex partnerships – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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The Brandis/Monis letters: The shakedown. Has George got anything right?

The Brandis/Monis letters: The shakedown.

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Revealed: the world’s cities most likely to be hit by a terror attack – Telegraph

Revealed: the world’s cities most likely to be hit by a terror attack – Telegraph.

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Your City Is Probably Not Going to Be Hit By A Terrorist Attack | Mother Jones

Your City Is Probably Not Going to Be Hit By A Terrorist Attack | Mother Jones.

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VIDEO: Julian Assange on NSA, TPP, British Nukes, Libyan Refugees and His Struggle for Freedom

http://www.democracynow.org/2015/5/27/julian_assange_despite_congressional_standoff_nsa In an hourlong discussion on “Democracy Now!” WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says that the NSA can continue to spy on Americans in spite of legislation coming out of Congress and that the Trans-Pacific Partnership is about corporate control. Assange … Continue reading

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California Set To Give Solar Panels To Low-Income Families For Free

By using money raised by the government to help fight global warming, the grid alternative project is aiming to get polluting companies to pay for putting solar panels on the roofs of  homes that cannot afford to do it themselves. … Continue reading

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Big banks run everything: Austerity, the IMF and the real story about world economy that the media won’t tell you – Salon.com

Big banks run everything: Austerity, the IMF and the real story about world economy that the media won’t tell you – Salon.com.

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Eugene Robinson: Islamic State: What Would Republicans Do? – Truthdig

Eugene Robinson: Islamic State: What Would Republicans Do? – Truthdig.

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Israeli PR and Methodolgy

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Republican Lawmakers Scramble To Preserve Streams And Wetlands For Industrial Runoff

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (CT&P) – Reaction to new EPA clean water rules has been fast and furious on Capitol Hill among Republican lawmakers, who are currently scrambling to craft legislation that will insure that our pristine streams and wetlands will … Continue reading

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Fire At FIFA Congress Blamed On Communist Sabateurs

ZURICH – (CT&P) – An early morning fire which destroyed the FIFA World Congress Building, known as the Pitchstag in Switzerland, was the work of  subversive communist conspirators, according to FIFA President Sepp Blatter. The fire allowed Blatter to be … Continue reading

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FIFA Payoff Committee Votes To Increase The Minimum Bribe

ZURICH – (CT&P) – The FIFA Payola and Inducement Committee, meeting deep below the streets of Zurich in the FIFA “War Room,” voted this afternoon to increase the minimum bribe rate by a whopping 25% in an effort to slow … Continue reading

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The reasoned, considered arguments against same-sex marriage :Gay people have been living right under our very heterosexual noses for years. Now they’re on the verge of getting married! Unbelievable!

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Sepp Blatter Threatens To Annex The Sudetenland

ZURICH – (CT&P) – In response to the arrests of 14 FIFA officials by FBI agents and Swiss police yesterday, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has ordered FIFA armored units to begin massing on the Swiss border with Germany. At an … Continue reading

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You’ve got to hand it to Abbott (citizenship, that is)

You’ve got to hand it to Abbott (citizenship, that is).

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Fox News Devoted Less Than Two Minutes To The Duggar Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America

Fox News Devoted Less Than Two Minutes To The Duggar Controversy | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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Coulter: Primitive Backwards Immigrants Can’t Become Middle Class Americans! Where Andrew Bolt get’s his arguments..Murdoch Media

Coulter: Primitive Backwards Immigrants Can’t Become Middle Class Americans! | Crooks and Liars.

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The Uncomfortable Truth About The Political Nature Of Fox News | Blog | Media Matters for America

The Uncomfortable Truth About The Political Nature Of Fox News | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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O’Reilly: More People Are Left Because More Are ‘Simply Ignorant’ | Crooks and Liars. Elitist Right and Andrew Bolt

O’Reilly: More People Are Liberal Because More Are ‘Simply Ignorant’ | Crooks and Liars.

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Rick Santorum Escapes Hospital And Announces White House Bid

CABOT, PENNSYLVANIA – (CT&P) – Reuters is reporting that former Pennsylvania senator and current religious kook Rick Santorum has escaped from the facility in which he was being held and has announced that he is running for president again. The … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells a story

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Print Email Facebook Twitter More Have your say Fact check: Where do Australians get illegal guns?

The claim: Nationals Senator Bridget McKenzie says most guns used in crime are illegally imported rather than coming from licensed owners. The verdict: ABC Fact Check could find no study or evidence that proved the majority of guns used to … Continue reading

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Fact check: The Coalition’s stance on paid parental leave ‘double dipping

The claim: Prime Minister Tony Abbott says the Coalition announced plans to stop new mothers “double dipping” on paid parental leave before the 2013 election. The verdict: The policy the Coalition took to the election didn’t include ending double dipping … Continue reading

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Fact check: Did abolishing negative gearing push up rents?

The claim: Treasurer Joe Hockey says abolishing negative gearing could push up rents, because that’s what happened in the 1980s. The verdict: During the period negative gearing was abolished rents notably increased only in Sydney and Perth. Other factors, including … Continue reading

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Fact check: Did the Government inherit the ‘worst set of accounts’ in history?

The claim: Deputy Liberal Leader Julie Bishop says the Abbott Government inherited the worst set of financial accounts in Australia’s history. The verdict: Large borrowings to finance Australia’s participation in World War I and World War II and the impact … Continue reading

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Fact check: Tony Abbott’s claim Labor spent like ‘drunken sailors’ in office is spin

The claim: Prime Minister Tony Abbott says growth in spending is lower under the Coalition than it was under Labor. The verdict: Experts say Labor’s one-off stimulus spending to combat the GFC distorts Mr Abbott’s comparison, and opposition in the … Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s Documentary ” Inequality for All”

ROBERT B. REICH, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for Developing Economies, was Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration. Time Magazine named him one of the … Continue reading

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Australia accused of being nationalistic, xenophobic ahead of regional people smuggling talks – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australia accused of being nationalistic, xenophobic ahead of regional people smuggling talks – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

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US Soldier: “The Real Terrorist Was Me And The Real Terrorism Is This Occupation”

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Orthodox Jewish sect bans women from driving — RT UK

Orthodox Jewish sect bans women from driving — RT UK.

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Every Picture Tells a Story

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Muhammad Distances Himself From Islamic State

MECCA – (CT&P) – The Prophet Muhammad appeared today on Al Jazeera’s popular morning show Jihadi and Friends to clarify some of his positions regarding Al-Qaeda and its rival in inhuman savagery the Islamic State. Muhammad assumed the form of … Continue reading

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Anti-terror: Take our rights — we probably don’t need those

Anti-terror: Take our rights — we probably don’t need those.

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Good Theatre, Bad Policy: Another Day In the Life Of National Security Tony | newmatilda.com

Good Theatre, Bad Policy: Another Day In the Life Of National Security Tony | newmatilda.com.

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Aboriginal Youth Now 44 Times More Likely To Be Jailed; You Can Thank Baird’s Bail Laws | newmatilda.com

Aboriginal Youth Now 44 Times More Likely To Be Jailed; You Can Thank Baird’s Bail Laws | newmatilda.com.

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Legal Aid To Boost Black Workforce As Aboriginal Jailing Rates Soar | newmatilda.com

Legal Aid To Boost Black Workforce As Aboriginal Jailing Rates Soar | newmatilda.com.

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God Vows To Destroy Ireland The First Chance He Gets

PEARLY GATES, HEAVEN – (CT&P) – Sources close to Almighty God told Fox News today that the benevolent creator of the universe will devastate Ireland with a series of droughts, heat waves, earthquakes, tsunamis, and a major zombie outbreak “just … Continue reading

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Media Executives Salivate Over Big Billionaire Election Bucks | Crooks and Liars

Media Executives Salivate Over Big Billionaire Election Bucks | Crooks and Liars.

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Koch brothers’ humiliating secret: Why even their billions can’t save the GOP from self-destruction – Salon.com

Koch brothers’ humiliating secret: Why even their billions can’t save the GOP from self-destruction – Salon.com.

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Former CIA Official Calls Out Fox News’ Latest ‘Benghazi Myth’ | Blog | Media Matters for America

Former CIA Official Calls Out Fox News’ Latest ‘Benghazi Myth’ | Blog | Media Matters for America.

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Pam Geller’s next big idea: Exposing innocent Washington DC commuters to risk of attack just to make a point – Salon.com

Pam Geller’s next big idea: Exposing innocent Washington DC commuters to risk of attack just to make a point – Salon.com.

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Conservative pundits accuse women’s magazines of being “in the tank” for Hillary Clinton – Salon.com

Conservative pundits accuse women’s magazines of being “in the tank” for Hillary Clinton – Salon.com.

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Russia can defeat ISIS with Iran’s help – What would Abbott say about this shirtfront?

Russia can defeat ISIS with Iran’s help – English pravda.ru.

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Bjorn Lomborg’s ‘seven Nobel laureates’ not all what they seem — or even alive

Bjorn Lomborg’s ‘seven Nobel laureates’ not all what they seem — or even alive.

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What’s the diff? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

What’s the diff? – » The Australian Independent Media Network.

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Stop the calling the TPP a trade agreement — it isn’t

Stop the calling the TPP a trade agreement — it isn’t.

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John Pilger: “There Is No War On Terror… There Is A War OF Terror.”

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