THIS WOMAN WRITES The Lies We're Told
It's no surprise that we're lied to all the time. Anyone who follows politics in any manner at all readily acknowledges that politicians lie.
And businessmen lie.
And mass media magnates lie.
And i... Posted on 2/6/15 at 6:13 PM
FARM BLEAT The day has come
Is anyone out there as happy as I am that today is Election Day?
I should be thrilled that I can once again let my voice be heard in this democracy that allows any American citizen -- age 18 or older ... Posted on 11/3/14 at 11:00 PM
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's goal of strengthening U.S. economic ties with Asia will hang in the balance in Congress on Friday when divided lawmakers vote on legislation central to his hallmark Pacific Rim trade deal.
Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan
June 12, 2015
WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to repeal meat labeling laws, which were widely backed by U.S. consumer groups, after Canada and Mexico threatened $3 billion in trade sanctions.
NAIROBI - Kenya's chief prosecutor said on Wednesday he would not bring corruption charges against Kenya's agriculture and transport ministers, though his team would press on with investigations into the energy minister's affairs.
The U.S. government will hold a forum on Tuesday to help find ways to ensure the responsible use of antibiotics, whose overuse is creating drug-resistant "superbugs" that pose a serious risk to public health.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI - A surprise delay to India's first nationwide sales tax marks one of the most painful setbacks suffered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government as it nears the end of a first year in power, with markets falling and farmers braced for a poor monsoon.
Manoj Kumar and Abhishek Vishnoi
May 13, 2015
AMMAN - The United States has given Jordan 100,000 tonnes of wheat as part of broader aid to help its Middle Eastern ally cushion the impact of Syrian refugees on its economy, U.S. officials said on Sunday.
WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans plan to push ahead with legislation key to sealing a Pacific trade pact as soon as possible, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday, despite objections from the chamber's top Democrat.
WASHINGTON - The head of a House of Representatives panel responsible for trade said on Thursday he is "reasonably optimistic" about the outlook for legislation to streamline the passage of trade deals through Congress and expects the bill to pass.
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