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Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2012/03/15/boosting_the_economy_through_natural_gas_exports_275475.html Davis, Geoff Davis, Lincoln Davis, Susan A. DeFazio, Peter A. DeGette, Diana Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Mitt Romney and the superPAC supporting him spent more than 15 times as much as Rick Santorum and the superPAC backing him on television ads in Alabama and Mississippi, according to an analysis. Santorum won both states on Tuesday, while Romney finished third in both races. Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/15/148684667/review-15-to-1-spending-advantage-netted-romney-two-third-place-showings?ft=1&f=1014 Kanjorski, Paul... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Robert Malley and Aaron David Miller believe the topic of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was largely absent from public talks between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu because there's not much incentive to negotiate, but steps could be taken toward peace even without a breakthrough. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/15/148688617/peace-without-talks-for-israel-and-palestine?ft=1&f=1004 Rothman, Steven R. Roybal-Allard,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Share With Friends: | | Politics - Top Stories Stories, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla. Source: http://news.feedzilla.com/en_us/stories/politics/top-stories/211466971?client_source=feed&format=rss Ellsworth, Brad Emerson, Jo Ann Engel, Eliot L. Eshoo, Anna G. Etheridge, Bob Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Obama hosted British Prime Minister Cameron... Santorum trails Romney in money as well as delegates... Romney is looking to swing states and districts to boost his claim on the nomination. Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/15/148665235/thursday-political-grab-bag-obama-and-uks-cameron-showcase-unity?ft=1&f=1014 Crenshaw, Ander Critz, Mark S. Crowley, Joseph Cuellar, Henry Culberson, John Abney Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
With Illinois holding its GOP presidential primary next Tuesday, NPR's Don Gonyea speaks to voters in and around the iconic American test market of Peoria, asking: Will Illinois embrace Mitt Romney's politics, or follow the South's lead and favor Rick Santorum? Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/14/148590976/romney-might-like-the-view-from-peoria?ft=1&f=1014 Snyder, Vic Souder, Mark E. Space, Zachary... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Rick Santorum racked up two wins in the South, Newt Gingrich vowed to stay in the race until Tampa, and Mitt Romney failed to put doubts about his candidacy to rest. Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/14/148578664/santorum-gains-momentum-and-the-gop-slog-continues?ft=1&f=1014 Eshoo, Anna G. Etheridge, Bob Faleomavaega, Eni F. H. Fallin, Mary Farr, Sam Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Rick Santorum, who won the Alabama and Mississippi primaries on Tuesday, has proven himself the conservatives' favored alternative to front-runner Mitt Romney. Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/14/148566896/why-its-time-for-newt-gingrich-to-say-good-night?ft=1&f=1014 Lipinski, Daniel LoBiondo, Frank A. Loebsack, David Lofgren, Zoe Lowey, Nita M. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Share With Friends: | | Politics - Top Stories News, RSS and RSS Feed via Feedzilla. Source: http://news.feedzilla.com/en_us/stories/politics/top-stories/211137999?client_source=feed&format=rss Bordallo, Madeleine Z. Boren, Dan Boswell, Leonard L. Boucher, Rick Boustany, Charles W. Jr. Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential caucuses in Hawaii, salvaging a much needed victory after resurgent rival Rick Santorum won primaries in Alabama and Mississippi on Tuesday. Romney also won the Republican caucus in American Samoa. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/14/148568742/romney-wins-in-american-samoa?ft=1&f=1014 Linder, John Lipinski, Daniel LoBiondo, Frank A. Loebsack, David Lofgren, Zoe Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Mississippi and Alabama are holding primaries today. Alec MacGillis of The New Republic argues that the GOP Presidential candidates may be conservative but they are disconnected from Southern voters. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/13/148508165/new-republic-is-the-south-too-much-for-the-gop?ft=1&f=1057 Baldwin, Tammy Barrett, J. Gresham Barrow, John Bartlett, Roscoe G. Barton, Joe Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Sky looking a little slatchy to you? Want another helping of slang-jang? The final volume of the Dictionary of American Regional English, a 50-year project to document English across the U.S., is a treasure trove of history and local color. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/13/148466400/whats-in-a-word-a-dictionary-of-americanisms?ft=1&f=1057 Fallin, Mary Farr, Sam Fattah, Chaka Filner, Bob... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
So far, the anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List has given the GOP hopeful's campaign $500,000 in ads and other support. Source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2012/03/13/148519515/santorum-gets-a-lift-from-anti-abortion-group?ft=1&f=1003 Rangel, Charles B. Rehberg, Denny Reichert, David G. Reyes, Silvestre Richardson, Laura Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Why do voters want leaders who are adaptable, but detest those who don't stick to their guns? Social science research indicates voters want compromise but only when the other side is caving in. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/13/148499310/why-compromise-is-terrible-politics?ft=1&f=1014 Johnson, Sam Johnson, Timothy V. Jones, Walter B. Jordan, Jim Kagen, Steve Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Over the weekend in Kandahar, a U.S. soldier is accused of killing Afghan civilians during a shooting rampage. Ehsan Ullah, the principal of a girls school there, tells Renee Montagne that his school is shocked and saddened by the incident. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/13/148499298/shooting-in-kandahar-further-alienates-afghans?ft=1&f=1004 Cummings, Elijah E. Dahlkemper, Kathleen A. Davis, Artur... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Russia was once the world leader in space exploration, but its space program has had a costly and embarrassing string of mission failures since December 2010, including the loss of a $163 million Mars probe. Critics say the program is ill-funded and mismanaged. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/12/148247197/for-russias-troubled-space-program-mishaps-mount?ft=1&f=1004 Buyer, Steve Calvert, Ken Camp,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Share With Friends: | | Politics - Top Stories Stories, News Feeds and News via Feedzilla. Source: http://news.feedzilla.com/en_us/stories/politics/top-stories/209202698?client_source=feed&format=rss Paul, Ron Paulsen, Erik Payne, Donald M. Pelosi, Nancy Pence, Mike Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Mississippi and Alabama hold Republican primaries on Tuesday. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney scheduled a last-minute campaign event in Mobile, where he appeared on stage with the comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich both addressed an energy summit in Biloxi. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/12/148467181/gop-candidates-make-last-minute-appeals-in-south?ft=1&f=1014... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Kevin Drum, Mother Jones In the upcoming issue of the Washington Monthly, Paul Glastris has a cover story called "The Incomplete Greatness of Barack Obama," a headline almost guaranteed to set your teeth on edge. Normally I'd just blame the copy desk and move on, but since Paul is both... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Michael Hirsh, NJ Recent events in Afghanistan, including Sunday's horrific shooting of Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier, are not just going to alter U.S. strategy there. They are very likely to upend it. Even before the latest tragedy, President Obama was trying to expedite his way out of that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Europe remains mired in the lock of economic doldrums. James Poulos of Foreign Policy writes that the European Union's precarious weakness makes plain that unity is to be found not in abstractions or bureaucracies but in the leadership of particular, flesh-and-blood human beings. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/09/148290543/foreign-policy-the-return-of-the-king?ft=1&f=1057 Wolf, Frank R. Woolsey, Lynn... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
The California city is broke and on the edge of bankruptcy. Stockton's road to insolvency is a long one, and it appears that, financially speaking, everything that could go wrong in Stockton did. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/11/148384030/an-example-to-avoid-city-of-stockton-on-the-brink?ft=1&f=1003 Wu, David Yarmuth, John A. Young, C. W. Bill Young, Don Ackerman, Gary L. Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
Reporting in Nature, researchers write they have deciphered the genetic code of the gorilla, the last of the great apes to have its genome sequenced. Study co-author Aylwyn Scally discusses what the data reveal about the evolution of humans and other apes. Source: http://www.npr.org/2012/03/09/148306985/gorilla-genome-sheds-light-on-human-evolution?ft=1&f=1007 Lewis, John Linder, John Lipinski, Daniel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
George Will, Washington Post Two policies of the Obama administration illustrate an axiom: As government expands, its lawfulness contracts. Consider the administration’s desire to continue funding UNESCO and to develop a national curriculum for primary and secondary education. In 1994, Congress stipulated that no U.S. funds shall go to “any affiliated... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at archiehelms's blog
As Japan continues to rebuild after last year's devastating earthquake and tsunami, many Japanese are devoting themselves to dealing with the human costs of the tragedy. Almost 20,000 people died in the disaster, but many thousands more were left injured, homeless and destitute. Doualy Xaykaothao met a group of Japanese... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at archiehelms's blog