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  • USA Needs More Entrepreneurs, Not More Bureaucrats

    06/22/2016 11:34:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | June 22, 2016 | Star Parker
    Uber, the ride-hailing company, founded in 2009, began operations in San Francisco in 2011, and now has a presence in 449 cities worldwide. From its beginning with just a vision, the firm's market value, by recent estimates, now exceeds $60 billion dollars. Uber is just one of many new emerging businesses that are the result of applying new technology to the routine affairs of living. In this case, rather than needing to hail a cab or order one from a central office, you just connect with drivers through an app on your smartphone. When existing businesses find themselves threatened by...
  • Iranian Experts Test Parchin Site Without Presence of UN Nuclear Inspectors (not satire)

    09/21/2015 8:52:06 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 28 replies
    Haaretz ^ | Sep 21, 2015 5:14 PM
    Environmental samples have been taken at a sensitive military site in Iran, the head of the UN nuclear watchdog said on Monday, citing "significant progress" in its investigation of Tehran's past activities. Such sampling is usually done by experts of the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency. But IAEA chief Yukiya Amano says that Iranians carried out that part of the probe at Parchin. The transfer appeared to be part of a confidential draft agreement with the agency that allows Iran to gather its own samples. Inspecting the Parchin military site is a crucial part of the International Atomic Energy Agency's...
  • U.N. To Let Iran Use Own Experts to Inspect Alleged Nuclear Work Site

    08/19/2015 4:32:16 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Free Beaccon ^ | August 19, 2015 | Morgan Chalifant
    An apparent draft of one of the secret side agreements to the Iran nuclear deal indicates that Tehran will be permitted to use its own experts to inspect the Parchin nuclear site believed to have housed nuclear arms development. The Associated Press obtained the document, which an anonymous official described as a draft of an agreement between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that does not differ much from the final version. The IAEA is the U.N. agency responsible for ensuring that Tehran abides by the stipulations in the finalized deal. The secret agreements between Iran and the...
  • MORE INSANITY: UN Inspectors Will Be Forced to Rely on Nuke Samples Provided by Iran

    07/23/2015 6:21:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/23/15 | Jim Hoft
      More insanity– UN IAEA inspectors will be forced to rely on nuclear samples provided by Iran. What a great nuclear deal. Great job, Lurch. Via Allahpundit: Jackson Diehl ✔ @JacksonDiehl Most interesting news of #Iran hearing: IAEA will have to rely on #Iran to take samples at Parchin and other sites for its PMD investigation
  • Bill aims to get inspectors out of home kitchens

    12/26/2014 12:05:20 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 55 replies ^ | December 26, 2014 | Kenric Ward
    BLAND, Va. Virginians who try to sell homemade food from their kitchens are feeling the heat from state and local inspectors.I have to turn down my neighbors when they ask if they can buy pesto I make from my own basil plants, says Bernadette Barber, a farmer in Lancaster, Va.And this isnt just a rural phenomenon.In Arlington, government inspectors shut down a home-based soup maker, even though no customer complaints had been registered. Others have encountered similar fates, stripping them of needed income.Legislation served up for the 2015 General Assembly would turn the tables.HB 1290, sponsored by Delegate Rob...
  • PA Planned Parenthood reschedules abortions to dodge inspectors

    04/17/2014 2:26:36 PM PDT · by Morgana
    An informant from the Planned Parenthood Keystone affiliate in Pennsylvania has slipped me some fascinating new documents. Recall Pennsylvania is the home of infanticide abortionist Kermit Gosnell, convicted in May 2013 of first degree murder in the deaths of three babies and involuntary manslaughter of a patient. In reality, Gosnell likely snipped the spinal cords of hundreds if not thousands of babies he aborted alive over three decades but was never caught. The state simply stopped inspecting abortion clinics for political reasons, according to the Gosnell Grand Jury Report. Gosnells heinous crimes were only discovered by accident when the FBI...
  • Eyewitness evidence proves poisonous gas was used near Damascus by paramilitaries (May incident)

    08/28/2013 7:53:20 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 33 replies
    Itar-Tass ^ | 8-28-13 | Tass
    CAIRO, August 28 (Itar-Tass) - Evidence provided by eyewitnesses and people who suffered from a poisonous gas attack in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus obviously points to the fact that the neuro-paralytic gas sarin was used there by the paramilitaries of Syrias irreconcilable opposition, Carla del Ponte, the former chief prosecutor of UN international criminal tribunals said in an interview with Swiss television Wednesday. Her words were cited by Surya al-Aan news portal.
  • Weapons inspectors need 4 days in Syria to conclude probe - U.N. chief

    08/28/2013 6:25:19 AM PDT · by maggief · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 28, 2013
    EXCERPT "They are working very hard, under very, very dangerous circumstances," (U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon) told a news conference in The Hague where he was attending centenary celebrations for the Peace Palace. "Let them conclude their work for four days, and then we will have to analyse scientifically with experts and then I think we will have to report to the Security Council for any actions."
  • Weapons inspectors in Syria need time to complete job: U.N.'s Ban

    08/28/2013 2:50:39 AM PDT · by Truth29 · 10 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 28, 2013 | Reuters
    (Reuters) - United Nations inspectors should be given time to determine whether forces have used chemical weapons in Syria's civil war, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in The Hague on Wednesday.
  • Iraqi mustard gas to be destroyed

    02/11/2003 4:11:38 PM PST · by knighthawk · 20 replies · 271+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | Februari 12 2003
    UN experts are to destroy four plastic containers filled with mustard gas registered by previous UN disarmament inspectors and recently found north of Baghdad. Spokesman Hiro Ueki said chemical experts had visited the Al-Muthanna military site today to prepare for the destruction of the containers. Ten 155 millimetre artillery shells will also be destroyed. "The destruction process will begin tomorrow and is expected to (take) four to five days to complete," he said.
  • Iran: We Lie to International Inspectors on Our Nuke Program (the gig is up)

    09/20/2012 9:06:39 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 15 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 9/20/12 | David Lev
    Western countries have long suspected Iran of misleading international inspectors over the extent of its nuclear program and now a top Iranian official has admitted as much. In an interview with the London-based Arabic Al-Hayat daily, Fereydoun Abbasi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Agency, said that Tehran had on occasion misled International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors on a number of issues. At times we submitted false information (to inspectors) in order to defend the nuclear facilities and our achievements, Abbasi told the paper. We had no choice but to mislead the IAEA and other spies. Abbasi also described...
  • Cities Hit as Funds From Bonds Pay Other Bills

    11/14/2011 3:50:28 PM PST · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal online ^ | 11-14-11 | IANTHE JEANNE DUGAN, JUSTIN SCHECK and BOBBY WHITE
    When the recession squeezed Miami's budget in recent years, officials reached into funds raised for road repairs and other projects to plug the shortfall. Now, the city is paying a price. The moves triggered lawsuits and a federal investigation, in a brouhaha that holds ramifications for how municipalities nationwide maneuver around unprecedented money problems. Cash Flow View Interactive ..Cities and states across the country are using money designated for specific purposessuch as fixing roads or sewersin order to fill financial holes elsewhere, according to public officials and records. The moves are exposing municipalities to controversy, as federal regulators and local...
  • To All My Valued Employees

    10/28/2011 9:48:27 AM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 23 replies
    Unknown ^ | 10 28 2011 | Unknown
    To All My Valued Employees: There have been some rumblings around the office about the future of this company, and more specifically, your job. As you know, the economy has changed for the worse and presents many challenges. However, the good news is this: The economy doesn't pose a threat to your j What does threaten your job however, is the changing political landscape in this country. However, let me tell you some little tidbits of fact which might help you decide what is in your best interests. First, while it is easy to spew rhetoric that casts employers against...
  • What is going on here.? TEA party and OWS united? And have their own website? (my title)

    10/18/2011 4:51:02 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 21 replies
    TeaoccupyUnited ^ | today | unknown
    A uniform goal, no binding party alignment and no focus is lost from the main causes below. Focus on moving the conversation forward and bring in the 99 percent into the fold.
  • Home Inspection advice- vanity

    01/10/2011 9:54:23 AM PST · by newnhdad · 37 replies
    Need advice regarding home inspections. We will be purchasing a new build and are talking to a few sources for home inspection and I'm not sure what I should be doing. In previous buys, we got a final inspection but those homes were pre-existing. For a new build, we will have several opportunities to "preview" certain stages of the build primarily the foundation laying, pre-drywall, and pre-closing. This is a reputable builder in Norther Virginia that is providing a ten year warranty on structural/roofing, plumbing and electric. Should we have a structural engineer inspection, independent of the final home inspection...
  • Iranians Reluctantly Agree to IKEA Inspectors

    06/21/2010 3:46:20 PM PDT · by SvenWaring · 6 replies ^ | 06-21-2010 | Sven Waring
    Buckling under to extreme United Nation sanctions, the Iranian government has agreed to allow IKEA inspectors. "Hooo Boy. They really put the screws to us," said Mullah Abduhl Abba-Dancinqueen. "Now we have to have our low-maintenance, high-priced furniture inspected by these infidels. When will the humiliation ever end?" As part of the deal, Iran will let in a crack squad of IKEA inspectors to replace the current IAEA inspectors who have been examining hotel furniture. The UN is not only requiring more complete furniture inspections, but will also ensure Iranians are not pirating the color black from Taliban for their...
  • 'Iran hid equipment from inspectors'

    05/28/2010 10:10:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 257+ views ^ | 5/28/10 | ap
    Warhead making equipment was removed before IAEA inspection. VIENNA UN nuclear inspectors revisiting an Iranian laboratory suspected of involvement in a nuclear weapons program discovered that equipment has been removed, diplomats said Friday. Senior officials within the International Atomic Energy Agency are concerned that the removal was part of a cover-up. The equipment can be used for pyroprocessing, a procedure used to purify uranium metal used in nuclear warheads.
  • Iraqis Ready to Accept Modern Inspectors General, Advisor Says

    07/02/2009 1:18:37 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 203+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 2, 2009 Iraqi officials are learning to accept modern inspectors general in their government, and the coalition-backed investigative program is ready to stand on its own, a senior leader in that effort said. Marine Corps Col. Robert Schroeder, inspector general special staff assistant to the commander of Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq, spoke with bloggers and online journalists during a June 30 DoDLive bloggers roundtable about the support his office provides. The command has dedicated IG advisors to Iraqs ministries of Defense and Interior, Joint Headquarters Staff and Counter-terrorism Bureau, Schroeder said. Each of the advisors and...
  • Everyone's Talking About...Neil Barofsky?"

    06/25/2009 7:18:31 AM PDT · by paustin110 · 1 replies · 279+ views
    Why isn't the Inspector General story bigger? What makes this story important is first of all the serious nature of the inspector general position - they are supposed to be INDEPENDENT, non-partisan watchdogs. Now we have the Obama administration playing hardball with them in a way that indicates a pattern of behavior and this is certainly troubling.
  • New York Ag Officials Don't Take Well to Being Sued

    12/14/2007 7:33:37 PM PST · by davidgumpert · 19 replies · 212+ views
    The Complete Patient ^ | Dec. 14, 2007 | David E. Gumpert
    Most government enforcers assume a low profile after theyre sued, at least for a while. Not New Yorks Department of Agriculture and Markets. Within hours of being sued by Barbara and Steve Smith, and members of Meadowsweet Farms Limited Liability Company (as described in a posting here earlier this week), two agents showed up at the farm in Lodi, apparently looking for trouble. They found it, in the form of the Smiths, who knew exactly what the agents were entitled to, and not entitled to, and whom to call when the agents wouldnt take no for an answer. Ill let...