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Super PAC Spending in Maine’s Senate Race

Despite running against spending from non-local groups, Maine’s Senator-Elect Angus King’s campaign benefitted from money spent on his behalf by Super PAC’s. King’s campaign was opposed to recent campaign finance reform measures that created Super PAC’s. Super PAC’s do not have to disclose their donors and can contribute unlimited amounts of money. However, they cannot give money directly to a ...

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Last minute Twinkie talks fail – Hostess likely to go bankrupt

After  a doomed attempt for a bankruptcy court to hold last-minute talks between the Baker’s union and the treat maker, Hostess will be back in court on Wednesday while a judge decides if it can shut down for good. The emergency talks between Hostess and The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union failed to yield any compromise ...

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Still Hope for the Twinkie!

Hostess Brands, maker of the Twinkie and Snowball, returned to bankruptcy court today prepared to begin liquidation of all assets. Instead they announced that the company will enter mediation for one last try with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union. Whether this was a brilliant marketing ploy or truly ‘a one last chance’ opportunity, it may be that ...

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Reversing Paralysis With Nose Cells? It Might Work

Meet Jasper, a 10-year-old dachshund,  whose back legs were paralyzed. Today following a unique medical trial he is now walking and playing in the yard with his family. Jasper can be seen in the video before and after his treatment at the BBC website. In the study, funded by the Medical Research Council in the UK and published in the ...

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House Questions Use of Secret Email Accounts by Obama Administration

Yesterday, the House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee released a statement in which they announced their investigation into EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson’s use of an email alias and questionable tactics by other Administration departments to prevent disclosure under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Recent reports claimed that EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson used an alias email address under ...

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GDP Growth Manipulation

I have a friend, Tom, who is a 48-state big rig driver. He saw an increase in road construction just before the election, especially in “swing states” such as Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Virginia, as well as country-wide. He knows about what he is talking. He thinks that the highway construction jobs had two purposes: “shovel-ready” jobs from The American Reinvestment ...

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Did Patraeus Throw the WH Under the Bus?

Petraeus: I Said Al Qaeda Behind Benghazi — But Line Was Removed Former CIA director David Petraeus spoke behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee.  According to committee member Peter King (R-NY), Patraeus’ testimony challenged the Obama administration’s repeated claims that the attack was a “spontaneous” protest over an anti-Islam video and conflicted with his own statements to lawmakers ...

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Turkish Ambassador Who Dined With Stevens On 9-11 Knew Of Benghazi Attack & Failed To Warn

According to Clare Lopez,  a Retired operations officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), serving domestically and abroad for 20 years (full bio here) troubling reports have surfaced regarding the Turkish Consul General Ali Sait Akin, who dined with Ambassador Stevens on the evening of September 11th, 2012.  Lopez follows a timeline for the Turkish Consul and compares it to timelines for the ...

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Apple doesn’t deserve your money

If you invest in individual stocks  you will likely, or should, be steering clear of Apple (AAPL). Apple shares are now more than 25% off their September levels, but the question long term investors should ask is why? Is it because Mr. Jobs passed  and the new leadership is unable to innovate? The answer is an unequivocal “YES.” Where are the really new ...

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The End of the Twinkie?

This could be it. The end of the Hostess Twinkie. Of course, those still in their packages may last forever, but it’s possible there will be no more Twinkies. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union (BCTGM) has gone on strike against manufacturer Hostess. The company announced today they will file for liquidation if striking employees do not ...

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Jobless Claims JUMP to 439,000

First time unemployment claims took a flying leap this week.  The jobless claims surged over 78,000 to a staggering 439,000 across the U.S. The government economists were expecting numbers in the 375,000 range. Many of the media are blaming this shocking increase on the Superstorm Sandy. Bloomberg: “Based on previous extreme-weather episodes, we typically see the associative claims coming in ...

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Uh oh. Nancy Pelosi’s Offended by Age Question

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi had a sharp exchange with NBC reporter Luke Russert at her press conference this week. Pelosi, surrounded by other women House members was announcing her intent to remain House Minority Leader. The young Luke Russert asked whether this choice was blocking younger members who wanted to move up in the party. “Some of your colleagues ...

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Petraeus WILL Testify

Fox News is now reporting that Former General and recently retired David Petraeus WILL testify to a House Committee about his alleged affair and the terrorist attack in Benghazi. The move comes after widespread speculation that following his retirement announcement just days before the closed hearing, Petraeus would not testify. Petraeus likely has unique knowledge into who gave the orders ...

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Jill Kelley & her husband call 911 requesting ‘diplomatic protection’

Little Miss Socialite Jill Kelley doesn’t like all the attention she has brought on herself with the breaking of the Petraeus (and now Allen) scandals. On Sunday, her husband placed one call, and Jill placed a second call later, requesting “diplomatic protection” from the police because reporters are camped out on their lawn. These are the 911 recordings.     ...

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