NY Daily News Writer Celebrates Assassination of Russian Ambassador

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Gersh Kuntzmann, of the New York Daily News

[ Ed. note – Below is an article that was published Tuesday by Sputnik, the subject of which is an article by a writer at the New York Daily News. The writer’s name is Gersh Kuntzmann. In his article for the Daily News, Kuntzmann expresses glee over the assassination of the Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov, referring to Vladimir Putin as a “murderous dictator” and to Karlov as “the human embodiment of policies that deployed bunker busters to kill babies.” He also suggests that Karlov’s Turkish assassin, Mevlut Mert Altintas, will one day be “vindicated” and regarded as a hero.

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The Global War on Terror…

…or is it a global war of terror?

[ Ed. note – Ron Paul and Daniel McAdams discuss the war on terror in the context of a recently-published article by former CIA officer Philip Giraldi. Each year the US State Department publishes a report on terrorism that is basically a country-by-country review of terrorist incidents and also of efforts being made to combat terrorism. But of course the State Department has its own political biases on this subject, and, rather pointedly, seems oblivious to the fact that the US itself is now widely regarded as the biggest state sponsor of terrorism in the world.

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New Tempest Erupts over ‘Russian Hacking’…plus a suggestion for Donald Trump

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By Richard Edmondson

The Obama administration has ordered a full intelligence review into alleged efforts by Russian hackers to influence the outcome of the presidential election, with the president, according to media reports, requesting that a report on the matter to be completed before he leaves office on January 20.

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Has Russia Embarrassed the US or did the US Embarrass Itself?

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By Richard Edmondson

The L.A. Times has published a piece complaining about alleged Russian efforts to influence the outcome of the presidential election and asserting, through unnamed officials, that such efforts are motivated by “personal animus” against Hillary Clinton. The Times also imputes on Russia’s part a desire to “raise doubts about the validity of U.S. democracy and leadership around the globe.”

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Veterans Forced to Repay Signing Bonuses…While Billions in Aid Continues Flowing to Israel

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Petition Launched to Stop Veterans from Having to Repay Bonuses

By  Richard Edmondson

Let’s say you recruit somebody to do a job for you. Because it’s a particularly dirty job, you’re having trouble finding people to fill the position…so… to sweeten the pot, you offer a $20,000 “signing bonus.” That’s in addition, of course, to the monthly salary you plan to pay them. The added incentive helps. People start signing their names on the dotted line to go to work for you.

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