China warns US as Republicans vow to stand and fight

China, the biggest foreign creditor of the United States, has waded into the American budget crisis, warning Congress that it must resolve the political impasse over the debt ceiling without further delay.

The Chinese Vice Foreign Minister, Zhu Guangyao, told

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Belgium investigates suspected cyber spying by foreign state

belgacom_tvBelgium said on Monday it was investigating suspected foreign state espionage against its main telecoms company, which is the top carrier of voice traffic in Africa and the Middle East, and a newspaper pointed the finger at the United States.… Read the rest

Western powers poised to pressure Syria

Western powers were poised Tuesday to press their efforts for a UN resolution to rid Syria of chemical weapons, one day after a report by the world body describing a “chilling” sarin gas attack there.

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Kerry talks tough in Syria meeting with Russia

by Matthew Lee and Nancy Benac

Striking a tough tone, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened swiftly convened talks with Russia on Syria’s chemical weapons Thursday by bluntly rejecting a Syrian pledge to begin a “standard process” by turning … Read the rest

In Syria (and all else), it’s ‘Us’ against ‘Them’

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The “Us” of this column’s title needs no explaining. The “Them,” however, does. We the American people are up against an entity far more sinister than the … Read the rest

Syria: Another Western war crime in the making

Dr Paul Craig Roberts

by Paul Craig Roberts

Update:

The war criminals in Washington and other Western capitals are determined to maintain their lie that the Syrian government used chemical weapons. Having failed in efforts to intimidate the UN chemical inspectors in Syria, Washington Read the rest

Afrikaner activist Hein Boonzaaier walks free as state withdraws charges

Mr. Hein Boonzaaier, one of the accused in the so-called “Bloemfontein 4 terrorism case” has just walked free from the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court, with the state withdrawing all charges against him. After eight months of investigations, the state could not … Read the rest

Chronology of conflicts around segregation in the USA

As the USA commemorates with fanfare the so-called “March on Washington in August 1963” by black Americans, here follows some of the milestones on the road to equal rights between blacks and whites in the United States:

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Who’s killing whom? Speak up, Bill O’Reilly!

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Beggars can’t be choosers. Those who’ve never hesitated to tell the truth about the hue of hatred in America are elated. Someone more powerful has stepped up

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John Stossel and the New Rome on the Potomac

by Ilana Mercer

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Libertarian extraordinaire John Stossel asks the right questions. He doesn’t always arrive at the right answers.The questions Mr. Stossel poses on his Fox-Business TV show, small mercies, … Read the rest

Mugabe’s ban on Western poll observers

President Robert Mugabe on Thursday reiterated the Zimbabwe government’s position to bar Western observers from general elections set for Wednesday, insisting that only officials from friendly nations would be allowed to monitor the polls.

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US immigration bill a statist’s dream

by Ilana Mercer

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The “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act (S.744)”is statist through-and-through. This is one thing one can state unequivocally about the Gang of Eight’s immigration … Read the rest

Do the perverts in power represent you?

by Ilana Mercer

House Republicans are waging a symbolic and futile battle to slash the Internal Revenue Service’s budget by $3 billion. Republicans,according to reports,want the tax-collectors to pay for “unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.”… Read the rest

Detroit bankruptcy: a cocktail of white flight and black corruption

by Tom Krishner and Dee-Ann Durbin

The city of Detroit, which for years paid its bills with borrowed money, is the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy protection. Here’s a look at how the city spiraled into … Read the rest