Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Readiness for Unlikely War

Pentagon worried about ability to defend nation against improbable attack by indeterminate enemy.

WASHINGTON – Facing potential budget cuts of $1 trillion over ten years as a result of the U.S. Congress’s failure to agree on a deficit reduction plan, the Pentagon is voicing its concerns about the dangers such a reduction in defense spending poses to national security in an era of growing improbable military threats. Read more Budget Cuts Threaten U.S. Readiness for Unlikely War

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UK Coalition Sharing Like Sisters

Desperate to quash rumours of further cracks in the UK government the first coalition in 65 years has released a statement ensuring the continuing cooperation of the two parties.

The statement from Number 10 Downing Street, issued this morning, says that the two parties are in fact so close that prime minister, David Cameron (Conservatives) and deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg (Liberal Democrats) share and swap clothes. Read more UK Coalition Sharing Like Sisters

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U.S. Congress Sets Fixed Price on Free Speech

A bill explicitly stating that American citizens will be allocated 1 second of free speech for every $10,000 they make a year has made its way through the Senate subcommittee process. The following is the official transcript of the final hearing:

2012

A BILL TO CODIFY, GUARD, AND BOLSTER FREE SPEECH RIGHTS IN THE UNITED STATES

HEARING

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE CONSTITUTION, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND HUMAN RIGHTS

OF THE
COMMITTEE OF THE JUDICIARY Read more U.S. Congress Sets Fixed Price on Free Speech

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