All-American terrorists

By rss@dailykos.com (Susan Grigsby) Meeting of members of the Republic of Texas On Valentine’s Day 2015, some 20 “armed and armored” officers from six different local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies descended upon a group of 60 citizens who were meeting in Bryan, Texas, to conduct business as the Republic of Texas. The group, […]

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Kerry Tries To Calm Tensions Over Netanyahu Visit

By Scott Neuman The Secretary of State said the Israeli prime minister is welcome to speak in the U.S. and that the White House does not want to see his address to Congress become “a political football.” » E-Mail This >> READ MORE << SOURCE ARTICLE: : http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2015/03/01/389993533/kerry-tries-to-calm-tensions-over-netanyahu-visit?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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How Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Washington Visit Playing In Israel?

The prime minister is headed to Washington to address Congress despite objections from the White House. Host Arun Rath speaks with NPR’s Emily Harris iabout how Israelis regard the controversial trip. » E-Mail This >> READ MORE << SOURCE ARTICLE: : http://www.npr.org/2015/03/01/390033516/how-is-israeli-prime-minister-netanyahus-washington-visit-playing-in-israel?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=politics

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TransCanada Is Seizing People’s Land To Build Keystone, But Conservatives Have Been Dead Silent

By Josh Israel For Julia Trigg Crawford, watching TransCanada construct the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline on a corner of her 600-acre farm was “gut-wrenching.” Crawford, who lives in Direct, Texas, had been trying since 2011 to keep the pipeline company off her property. But she ultimately lost, the portion of her land […]

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After Assassination Of Outspoken Putin Critic, His Planned Protest Turns Into A Memorial

By Beenish Ahmed Thousands converged Sunday in central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was assassinated on Friday. CREDIT: AP Boris Nemstov planned to lead a march against the Russian economic policies and the country’s apparent part in an ongoing conflict in neighboring Ukraine. Instead, tens of thousands marched […]

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