U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa

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TweetYumShareThis U.S. expanding military aid, intelligence in Africa 25 Jun 2012 The U.S. is carefully expanding efforts to provide intelligence, training and at times small numbers of forces to African nations to help counter terrorist activities in the region, the top American military commander for Africa said Monday. Speaking to a conference that included representatives […]

US Senate blocks bid to restore $4.5 billion for food aid

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TweetYumShareThis US Senate blocks bid to restore $ 4.5 billion for food aid 20 Jun 2012 The US Senate has overwhelmingly rejected a bid to preserve some $ 4.5 billion in food stamps funding, as part of the massive farm bill. The request to keep that spending in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or […]

Spain nationalizes fourth-largest bank as crisis deepens

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TweetYumSpain’s government will effectively nationalize the nation’s fourth largest bank to shore up the hurting banking sector and try to convince investors the country doesn’t need a bailout like those taken by Greece, Ireland and Portugal, the Economy Ministry said Wednesday. Under the deal, €4.5 billion ($ 5.9 billion) in funding that Bankia SA received […]

Amendment puts spotlight on Pentagon propaganda

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TweetYumShareThis Amendment puts spotlight on Pentagon propaganda 09 May 2012 A member of the House Armed Services Committee threatened an amendment to block funding for Pentagon propaganda efforts Wednesday, citing USA TODAY reports questioning their efficacy and management. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., called the information operations program a “fiasco” and said contracts with the largest […]

Ron Paul Still in the Race with Millions in Funding and Zero Debt

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TweetYum RT | ccording to the latest bulletin from the campaign headquarters of the Texas congressman, Ron Paul is still in the race and rolling in the bucks.