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  • UN and partners launch global campaign to reduce food waste

    Consumers, food retailers and governments can take simple actions to dramatically reduce some 1.3 million tons of food waste every year, according to a new campaign launched today by the United Nations and its partners. Launched by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and partners, the campaign – ‘Think, Eat, Save. Reduce Your Foodprint’ – seeks to accelerate action to eliminate wasteful practices and help countries share successful initiatives on these issues. It specifically targets food wasted by consumers, retailers and the hospitality industry. “In a world of seven billion people, set to grow...
  • Smiley and West: Rush Is Right

    01/28/2013 12:11:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 28, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: You know, we've talked on this program before about Tavis Smiley of PBS and Cornel West, noted academic. He's been at Harvard; he's been at Princeton. These guys, ladies and gentlemen, have -- and I kind of like this. I kind of admire these guys in the sense they've had a national poverty tour. They've been doing this for I don't know for how long. They've been traveling the country trying to call attention, raise consciousness about poverty in America and about how bad it is. This is another thing that doesn't get a whole lot of...
  • White House takes credit on immigration deal

    01/28/2013 11:58:29 AM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/28/13 | DONOVAN SLACK
    White House press secretary Jay Carney on Monday welcomed an immigration deal reached by a bipartisan group of senators and gave credit to President Obama for pressing the issue. "I think it's important before we let the moment pass to acknowledge that the progress we're seeing embodied in the priniciples put forward by this bipartisan group is happening for a reason: I think it's happening because consensus is developing in the country, a bipartisan consensus, and it's happening because the president has demonstrated significant leadership on this issue," Carney said. He said that when immigration reform failed in 2010, Obama...
  • Schumer on TV announcing "bipartisan immigration reform" a done deal in Senate

    01/28/2013 11:55:52 AM PST · by pabianice · 30 replies
    Fox News Live (no link) | 1/28/13
    In summary, it's the plan Dems have insisted upon for ten years. Schumer insisting that the time is now and that 65% of the public is behind him. Will provide path to citizenship for 12-20 million pre-Democrat voters. Will require all illegals to learn English, stand in line for a chance for citizenship. Will "toughen visa rules." Will ensure closing the border to illegals. Now turning it over to the wonderful John McCain. McCain: Thanks Schumer for his leadership, as well as Dick Durbin for fighting for "the dreamers." Rubio and Menendez also played important roles. This is first step...
  • Up to a third of Barnes & Noble stores to close, report says

    01/28/2013 11:51:11 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 42 replies
    LA Times ^ | 1/28/13 | Tiffany Hsu
    Barnes & Noble will shut up to a third of its brick-and-mortar bookstores over the next decade as reading habits change and digital publications evolve, according to a new report. The chain will end up with 450 to 500 stores in 10 years, down from the 689 physical stores it has now, according to Mitchell Klipper, chief executive of Barnes & Noble's retail group. That evens out to about 20 stores shuttered yearly over the period, Klipper said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.
  • (Jeb) Bush Attacks Rubio Plan as He Eyes 2016

    01/28/2013 11:50:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Monday, 28 Jan 2013 01:02 PM | Lisa Barron
    Neither former Gov. Jeb Bush, R-Fla., nor Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. have announced their plans to run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, but both are already speaking and acting like contenders, going head to head on issues such as immigration and education reform. Bush said in a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week that efforts to tackle immigration reform on a piecemeal basis are “short-sighted and self-defeating.” …
  • What did Republicans win in the immigration deal? (No guarantee on border security!!)

    01/28/2013 11:46:05 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Monday January 28, 2013 | Greg Sargent
    It’s has been widely assumed this morning by some immigration advocates (and by yours truly, too) that the new immigration reform plan’s process of citizenship for the country’s 11 million undocumented immigrants is contingent on a commission of Southwestern officials declaring the border secure. Not true. I’ve now got clarification from Senate staff working on the bill, and it turns out that the enforcement commission’s judgments will only be advisory, and are entirely nonbinding. Congress’ actions will not be dictated by what this commission concludes; neither will actions taken by the Department of Homeland Security. The citizenship process will be...
  • Sean Hannity Show,M-F,3PM-6PM,EST,WABC AM,January 28-February 1,2013

    01/28/2013 11:40:06 AM PST · by Biggirl · 3 replies
    Sean Hannity Show ^ | January 28-February 1,2013 | Sean Hannity
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  • Why the Banks Should Fear Mary Jo White

    01/28/2013 11:36:29 AM PST · by lbryce · 8 replies
    Time ^ | January 25, 2013 | Massimo Calabese
    In the binary world of wing-nut commentators, everything is personal. What matters most to ideologues is individuals taking absolute positions in a battle of good versus evil: you’re either with us or you’re against us, and professional association is moral allegiance, regardless of the circumstances. So it’s not surprising to see the left up in arms over the nomination of former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White by President Barack Obama to head the SEC. White had a long and widely-praised career as a public prosecutor and then went to private practice. There she represented big banks and, among others,...
  • 4 dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

    01/28/2013 11:36:06 AM PST · by BlackVeil · 1 replies
    Oman Observer ^ | 29 January 2013 | anon
    BRISBANE, Australia - Helicopters plucked dozens of stranded Australians to safety in dramatic rooftop rescues Monday as severe floods swept the northeast, killing four people and inundating thousands of homes. ... Queensland Premier Campbell Newman announced that an acute emergency was unfolding in Bundaberg ...
  • Seattle Homemaker Fined $13,000 For Doing Background Check On Obama

    01/28/2013 11:33:35 AM PST · by ethical · 420 replies
    January 28, 2013 | Linda Jordan
    On January 10, 2013 the Washington State Supreme Court fined Linda Jordan almost $13,000 because she legally challenged Barack Obama's use of forged identity documents: A fake birth certificate and phony Social Security Number. Jordan wanted the original records to be produced for comparison. Why did Jordan want to see Obama’s real ID? • The Maricopa County Sheriff Department has presented credible evidence that the birth certificate Barack Obama posted on the White House website on April 27, 2011 was forged. (Maricopa County Sheriff Department 602.876.1801) • Jordan’s own research confirmed that Hawaii law requires signatures on birth certificates to...
  • Kirstin Powers: '60 Minutes' Interview 'Was Something You'd Expect From State-Run Media'

    01/28/2013 11:33:11 AM PST · by george76 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 28 Jan 2013 | Kirstin Powers
    Liberal Fox News Contributor and Daily Beast columnist Kirstin Powers on the Obama-Hillary Clinton "60 Minutes” interview: “It really was something you’d expect from the state-run media. It was that kind of level of propaganda… This was a joke. You look at it and just not challenging basic things…”
  • Farrakhan: Right To Bear Arms An Outdated Concept

    01/28/2013 11:31:37 AM PST · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    http://washington.cbslocal.com/ ^ | January 28,2013 | CBS DC
    WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – In the third installment of his 52-week sermon series, Nation of Islam leader, Minister Louis Farrakhan, ridiculed the “volatile” American right to own weapons
  • Did You Know About Hollywood Bombshell Megan Fox’s Surprising Faith Background? Tongues, End Times,

    01/28/2013 11:30:22 AM PST · by Perdogg · 32 replies
    Actress Megan Fox, 26, graces the cover of February’s Esquire Magazine. And if you thought it was only a gossip-driven story, you’re wrong: The accompanying interview that will certainly pique the interest of both movie buffs and people of faith, alike.
  • Toilet paper restrictions concern Mahanoy Area parent

    01/28/2013 11:30:03 AM PST · by Altariel · 26 replies
    Republican Herald ^ | January 28, 2013 | JOHN E. USALIS
    MAHANOY CITY - Vandalism in Mahanoy Area High School boys' bathrooms has resulted in toilet paper being issued by request as needed, a policy that one parent believes is embarrassing for students. Karen Yedsena, Mahanoy City, spoke during the public portion of Thursday's school board meeting, asking about the policy. "I'm asking about the high school and why the boys are not allowed to have toilet paper except if they go to the nurse or the office to get it," Yedsena said. The boys' bathrooms in the high school do not have toilet paper due to vandalism. Any boy needing...
  • North Korea Targets U.S. In New Nuclear Tests

    01/28/2013 11:28:37 AM PST · by raptor22 · 9 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | January 29, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    North Korea: After successfully testing a missile capable of launching a satellite, Pyongyang works toward a nuclear warhead small enough for it to carry an electro-magnetic-pulse weapon of our worst nightmares. When North Korea orbited a failed satellite in December aboard an Unha-3 long-range missile, it was treated in some quarters as a stunt of no real significance or threat. The last Stalinist regime on earth had no deliverable warhead small enough to place on this missile which itself had no great accuracy. Serious observers, however, noted that any nation capable of putting an object in orbit could deliver an...
  • Iran Fordow Nuclear Facility Damaged In Explosion: Was This An Attack?

    01/28/2013 11:27:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    PolicyMic ^ | 01/28/2013 | Tom McKay
    A massive explosion rocked Iran’s Fordow nuclear facility last Monday, January 21, destroying huge parts of the installation and trapping as many as 240 personnel deep underground, according to a former Iranian intelligence official. Some mystery surrounds the truth of the reports, which emerged through conservative website WorldNetDaily last week and were recently backed up by the Jerusalem Post, which quoted Israeli intelligence officials confirming the attack. The blast occurred at 11:30 a.m. on Monday morning and shook buildings within a radius of three miles. Fordow’s nuclear plant is buried some 300 feet beneath a mountain, and is immune to...
  • FReepers: Never give up your guns!! [FReepathon thread XII]

    01/28/2013 11:27:09 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 568 replies
    Obama and his socialist-fascist regime now wants to take our guns. Like hell you say. America answers by buying guns in record numbers. Americans will never allow themselves to be disarmed. The founding fathers intended American citizens to be armed to defend themselves from just such runaway tyrannical government. America's response to Obama's attempted gun grab: FUBO!! You want my gun? Come and take it!! Never surrender!! Never retreat!! Never give up your guns!! Free Republic stands for God and country!! We defend Life, Family, Constitution, Liberty!! And we defend our God-given, constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms!!...
  • Fox: mayoral decrees to force local governments to sell all gun control investments unlawful

    01/28/2013 11:24:10 AM PST · by pabianice · 8 replies
    Fox News Live (no link) | 1/28/13
    Per Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), today's announcements by Leftist mayors that they will sell their local governments' investments in gun companies is Tortious Interference, -- intentional interference with contractual relations, as when a person intentionally damages the plaintiff's contractual or other business relationships.
  • Pray for Our Nation and American Heroes (1/28/13)

    01/28/2013 11:22:13 AM PST · by Faith · 12 replies
    January 28, 2013 | Faith
    Blessed be the Lord Who daily loads us with benefits, even the God of our Salvation. Selah.Psalm 68:19