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What made Nevada rancher fight the feds?

When the Bureau of Land Management retreated from a standoff with Cliven Bundy, a few hundred people traveled to his Nevada ranch to protest what they see as an overreach of the federal government.<p>One protester from neighboring Utah, Stephen L. Dean, 45, called the Bureau of Land Management's …

China: Building The Dream

In Marco Polo's day it was the ornate palaces, paved roads and meticulously planned layouts of Chinese cities that impressed visitors; in today's mega-cities it is some of the world's tallest skyscrapers and largest shopping malls, interlinked by the world's longest bullet-train network. And if all …

There Is An Epidemic Of Republicans Plagiarizing From Rand Paul

Eight Republican candidates have literally copied and pasted from Rand Paul's "issues" page.<p>Sen. Rand Paul's libertarian vision for the Republican Party future has such broad appeal that a generation of Republican candidates is copying his platform — and in many cases, literally copying and pasting …

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Charlemagne: Russia's Friends In Black

<i>Why Europe's populists and radicals admire Vladimir Putin.</i><p>If Europe's far-right parties do as well as many expect in May's European election, no world leader will be happier than Vladimir Putin. For a man who claims to be defending Russian-speakers in Ukraine against fascists and Nazis, the Russian …

Schweitzer: Cliven Bundy 'a grifter'

Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer said Friday that Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy doesn’t represent Western landowners or even cattlemen, labeling him a “grifter.”<p>The former rancher and Democratic politician said Bundy, who has become famous for his standoff with federal Bureau of Land Management …

Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card?

Few mixtures in American life are more emotionally combustible than the one formed by the combination of politics and race.<p>That helps explain why Democrats, in general, and President Obama, in particular, have tended to steer clear of overtly raising race as an issue to explain some of the …

Reid: Bundy's 'domestic terrorists'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid slammed supporters of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, calling them “domestic terrorists.”<p>“These people, who hold themselves out to be patriots are not. They’re nothing more than domestic terrorists,” Reid said Thursday at an event hosted by the Las Vegas Review- …

Cliven Bundy syndrome: Why Christian conservatives think they’re above the law

From Hobby Lobby to the Nevada rancher, members of the far right share a dangerous, anarchic pathology<p>The situation with Cliven Bundy of Nevada should be a no-brainer for people from both the left and the right. Bundy has been stealing from the taxpayers for years, illegally grazing his cattle on …

Why I Switched From Google Docs to Apple iWork

I have been a fan of <b>Google Drive</b> for a while now. I mean, how can you go wrong with 100 GB of storage for $2 a month? I don't think you can.<p>And if you don't know, part of Google Drive is their software suite that includes Docs (documents like MS Word) and Sheets (spreadsheets like MS Excel) to name …

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From Germany With Love

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>On May 3, 1953, German president Theodor Heuss went on Deutsche Welle, the country’s first international broadcasting …

AT&T adds more data and tethering to top prepaid plan

AT&T is making its off-contract GoPhone plans a little more competitive as T-Mobile continues its aggressive tactics to win over customers in that market. Beginning next Friday, AT&T will make changes to two of its prepaid GoPhone plans: most notably, its $60 per month plan will now include an …