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You might have missed it amid the roar of Democratic rage over the past couple weeks, but super-liberal activist Ralph Nader suggested Obama might face a challenger in 2012, saying: “I would guess that the chances of there being a challenge to Obama in the primary are almost 100 percent.”
With the signing of the debt-ceiling deal reached by a Congress that sold out its Tea Party supporters, President Barack Obama has accelerated the United States along its path to economic ruin.
Conventional wisdom holds that the more education one has, the more likely he is to question his faith or stop attending church. However, a recent University of Nebraska-Lincoln study, soon to be reported in Review of Religious Research, found that higher education may actually have a positive impact on one’s faith.
A U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan killed the insurgents thought to be responsible for an attack on a helicopter that killed 38 people, officials said Wednesday. Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen said the military in Afghanistan tracked the insurgents after they shot down the NATO Chinook helicopter during the weekend.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 413 points, a decrease of 3.7 percent, following morning trading Wednesday.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has tapped three top leaders with spending-cuts credentials within the Republican Party to join the new 12-member super committee.
Stock indexes went postal on Washington’s debt deal celebration. Last Thursday, the Dow Jones industrial average declined more than 500 points, its worst setback since the Crash of 2008. Then on Friday, Standard & Poor’s downgraded America’s debt from AAA to AA+. In response, the market suffered an even greater setback on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling 643 points. The sky is falling.
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s campaign has aimed its attacks solely on President Barack Obama since its inception, and that strategy seems to have paid off, in a way: Obama’s campaign is now focused on attacking Romney, although Romney has not received the GOP nod.
Former Vice President Al Gore spoke at an Aspen Institute media forum on Thursday, discussing a subject with which he has become synonymous: global warming. He gave a heated speech against corporations paying “pseudo-scientists” to muddy the waters in the climate change debate.