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Thanksgiving: Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration

Thanksgiving: Daniel Webster’s Plymouth Oration

Editor’s Note: As Americans gather on this day of Thanksgiving to be with family and enjoy delicious food, it is important to look back and and give thanks for our many blessings as a people. On December 22, 1820–200 years

Zimbabwe Vice President Ousted from Party Post in Succession War

Zimbabwe Vice President Ousted from Party Post in Succession War

Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru has been ousted from the ruling party’s powerful central committee after being accused of plotting to assassinate President Robert Mugabe, state media reported Wednesday. A provincial executive committee refused to accept Mujuru’s election papers ahead

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Essebsi Leads Presidential Vote

Tunisia’s Anti-Islamist Essebsi Leads Presidential Vote

The head of Tunisia’s anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi, leads the country’s presidential election with 39.46 percent of votes, six percentage points ahead of incumbent Moncef Marzouki, results showed Tuesday. Because there was no outright winner, a second

Former Tory Minister Calls for Britain to Leave EU

Former Tory Minister Calls for Britain to Leave EU

Former Environment Minister Owen Paterson has called for Britain to leave the EU and negotiate a new free trade agreement with Europe. Speaking at the Eurosceptic “Business for Britain” think tank, Mr Paterson told the audience that “As they [the

Poll: US Post Office Top Rated Federal Agency

Poll: US Post Office Top Rated Federal Agency

A Gallup survey finds 72% of Americans give the US Post Office “good” or “excellent” marks for its service. By a wide margin, the Post Office is viewed more favorably than any other federal agency surveyed by Gallup.  The poll

Trouble Doubled for UK’s Tories

Trouble Doubled for UK’s Tories

(Reuters) Yet another embarrassing defeat for Britain’s ruling Conservative party. UK Independence Party’s Mark Reckless is sworn into parliament after winning the second parliamentary seat Prime Minister. Follow Breitbart London on Twitter @BreitbartLondon

Cassidy Touts Keystone XL, Opposition to Exec Amnesty

Cassidy Touts Keystone XL, Opposition to Exec Amnesty

Representative and US Senate candidate Bill Cassidy (R-LA) touted his support for the Keystone XL pipeline and stated his opposition to the president’s executive action during the GOP weekly address on Saturday. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: “Hello.

North Carolina Terminates Contract with Gruber

North Carolina Terminates Contract with Gruber

Citing the “appearance of an independence impairment,” North Carolina’s Democratic state auditor Beth Wood terminated the state’s contract with MIT Professor Jonathan Gruber in a phone conversation with him on Wednesday. The official letter terminating his contract was executed on Thursday.

Tunisia Heats Up Ahead of Presidential Election

Tunisia Heats Up Ahead of Presidential Election

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s first free presidential election is boiling down to two candidates with divergent views of the revolution that transformed this former dictatorship. The clear front-runner in Sunday’s ballot is veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi, who has

UKIP Set for Landmark Poll Win

UKIP Set for Landmark Poll Win

Britain’s anti-European UK Independence Party (UKIP) was on Thursday set to claim its second seat in parliament a month after gaining its first foothold as voters went to the polls in Rochester. The by-election in southeast England was called after

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