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Gallup’s confusing survey concerning respect for various country’s leaders

Gallup’s confusing survey concerning respect for various country’s leaders

SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—It may not be to the left-leaning mainstream media’s delight, but to millions of Americans it is. In a Gallup poll released recently, when it comes to international approval of leadership, the world’s residents think U.S. leaders are the best. Take that New York Times. The worldRead More

Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2050

Muslims will outnumber Christians by 2050

By Dwight L. Schwab, Jr. While the world is not noticing, Muslims will nearly equal the number of Christians by the year 2050 it was reported Monday by Pew Research. Christianity will remain the world’s largest religious group in the coming decades, but Islam will grow faster than any otherRead More

The roots of ISIS started after the first Gulf War

The roots of ISIS started after the first Gulf War

International News, News April 22, 2015 at 11:19 pm 0 comments

SAN FRANCISCO (press release)—As if the truth wasn’t known, it was reported Friday that many of the top leaders of the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) were members of brutal Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein’s inner circle, The Washington Post reports. Yet despite large numbers of foreign fighters, members of Iraq’sRead More

Mexican government issuing birth certificates to undocumented workers in U.S.

Mexican government issuing birth certificates to undocumented workers in U.S.

International News January 22, 2015 at 9:07 pm 0 comments

By Dwight L. Schwab, Jr. If Americans are concerned about undocumented workers now obtaining legal driver’s licenses in states such as California, more headaches are on the way via Mexico itself. It just got one step easier. On Thursday, the Mexican government began issuing birth certificates to its citizens atRead More

Eurozone unleashes quantitative easing

Eurozone unleashes quantitative easing

International News, Politics January 22, 2015 at 11:59 am 0 comments

By Christine Lee The European Central Bank announced Thursday that it will create new money to buy €1.1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) of government debt beginning in March, a policy known as quantitative easing, or QE. The ECB will reassess their policy in September. “The risks surrounding the economic outlook forRead More

Post-90s Chinese girl becomes world’s youngest billionaire

Post-90s Chinese girl becomes world’s youngest billionaire

International News January 11, 2015 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

ECNS (press release)―Kei Perenna Hoi Ting, the 24-year-old daughter of Ji Haipeng, chairman and CEO of Chinese real estate developer Logan Property, has replaced Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz to become the world’s youngest billionaire. A 85 percent stake in Logan Property Holdings, worth $1.3 billion, is held by companies andRead More

America’s ignored war in Libya

America’s ignored war in Libya

International News January 3, 2015 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

In 2011, when the United States joined a partnership to aid rebels to ultimately rid Muammar Gaddafi from power it was generally viewed to be a success. Not an American life was loss, and the military intervention ultimately ended up costing us nothing. It seemed inevitable. At the time, thereRead More

ISIS military campaign expands into Syria

ISIS military campaign expands into Syria

International News October 2, 2014 at 8:06 pm Comments are Disabled

On Monday evening, at roughly 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time, the Pentagon confirmed the United States conducted a series of 20 airstrikes in Syria on ISIS targets in conjunction with “partner nation forces,” including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Jordan. This coalition conducted additional airstrikes on Tuesday and Wednesday.Read More

Ebola outbreak expands

Ebola outbreak expands

Health, International News, National News October 2, 2014 at 7:20 pm Comments are Disabled

On September 23, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention delivered a devastating assessment of the trajectory of the Ebola virus now ravaging West Africa. The briefing stated that the total number Ebola cases are doubling every 20 days and up to 1.4 million could be infected by the endRead More

Scotland rejects national independence

International News September 24, 2014 at 9:34 pm Comments are Disabled

For much of 2014, one of the most significant European political developments was the Scottish Independence referendum. On September 18, 2014 Scotland rejected a measure that would have split Scotland off from the rest of the United Kingdom by a ten point margin. Scotland has been a member of theRead More