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The Pledge of Allegiance -- what's wrong with it?

Posted on July 4 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

The Pledge of Allegiance -- what's wrong with it?

www.dailykos.com The Iowa Republican Caucuses all began with the attendees giving the Pledge of Allegiance. Well, why? And what really is this Pledge of Allegiance anyway?

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Egypt's Military Arrests Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader—Adi Mansour Sworn in as Interim Head...

Posted on July 4 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

Egypt's Military Arrests Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Leader—Adi Mansour Sworn in as Interim Head...

www.alternet.org Mohammed Badie arrested in coastal city near Libyan border, officials say.

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The Little-Known Origin of the American Flag

Posted on July 4 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

The Little-Known Origin of the American Flag

www.raymazza.com Summarized from Buckminster Fuller’s book Critical Path. Our flag originated from that of The East India Company, a powerful trading enterprise

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In Oregon, a Plan to Eliminate Tuition and Loans at State Colleges

Posted on July 4 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

In Oregon, a Plan to Eliminate Tuition and Loans at State Colleges

www.nytimes.com The Legislature has approved a proposal that would have students commit a percentage of future income for university payment, but it faces procedural and practical hurdles.

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Egypt's interim ruler sworn in after Morsi ouster

Posted on July 4 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

Egypt's interim ruler sworn in after Morsi ouster

www.france24.com EGYPT - Adli Mansour, the head of Egypt’s top court, has been sworn in as the country’s interim ruler just hours after the army ousted president Mohammed Morsi and suspended the constitution...

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Egypt army commander suspends constitution

Posted on July 3 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

Egypt army commander suspends constitution

news.yahoo.com CAIRO (Reuters) - The head of Egypt's armed forces issued a declaration on Wednesday suspending the constitution and appointing the head of the constitutional court as interim head of state. In a televised broadcast, flanked by military...

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Appointment of Rothschild as external advisors for RBS bad bank review

Posted on July 3 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

Appointment of Rothschild as external advisors for RBS bad bank review

www.gov.uk Rothschild will provide expert financial advice on the case for transferring some of RBS’s troubled assets into a so-called ‘bad bank’

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A Money-Smuggling Scandal Threatens to Sink the Vatican Bank

Posted on July 3 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

A Money-Smuggling Scandal Threatens to Sink the Vatican Bank

www.businessweek.com Promontory Financial Group will conduct a forensic review and screen the Vatican Bank's client relationships—which some say might be "irreformable"

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How much are Facebook 'likes' worth?

Posted on July 3 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

How much are Facebook 'likes' worth?

aje.me US State Department budgets $630,000 for Facebook likes.

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Nawal El Saadawi for president

Posted on July 3 2013 by Spectrevision SecretSanta

Nawal El Saadawi for president

Nawal El Saadawi for president http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-tTg7iJo0M Nawal el-Saadawi has been fighting for change in Egypt for more than half a century. As Egypt prepares to herald in a new era, what role will women play in the emerging political...

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