New Pope

New Pope…

Meet the new pope: Francis is humble leader who takes the bus to


Pope Francis, the first man in the modern era from outside Europe to lead the Roman Catholic Church, prizes compassion, humility and simplicity — so much that he gave up his chauffeur in Argentina and took the bus to work.

New Pope Praises Benedict, Asks Cardinals To Evangelize – NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)New Pope Praises Benedict, Asks Cardinals To EvangelizeNPR (blog)On his first full day as pope Thursday, the former archbishop of Buenos Aires called on the cardinals “to find new ways to bring evangelization to the ends of the Earth” and c …

New Pope Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio — Anti Abortion, Same


Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected the new Pope. He has chosen the papal name Pope Francis. Here are the facts:– He staunchly opposes…

New pope “prisoner in a museum,” jokes Boston's O'Malley – CBS News

CBS NewsNew pope “prisoner in a museum,” jokes Boston's O'MalleyCBS News”And obviously, we're delighted the Holy Spirit moved us to elect Pope Francis. I certainly approve of the name,” O'Malley said laughing. Bergoglio chose the name in honor of St. …

Updates on Election of New Pope –


The Lede is tracking developments in the Vatican, where white smoke issued from a chimney, indicating that the conclave of 115 Cardinals gathered there elected a new pope on Wednesday afternoon.

Is the new pope powerful enough to change the Church? – CNN (blog)

Is the new pope powerful enough to change the Church?CNN (blog)”Saint Ignatius never intended for Jesuits to have positions of power, authority or influence in the Church,” Father Joseph McShane told CNN's Christiane Amanpour. “So we were always told …

Snub of Reformers' Choice Seen Before Pope's Anointing – New York Times

Snub of Reformers' Choice Seen Before Pope's AnointingNew York TimesROME — The choice of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope was so surprising, the Italian bishops sent out an e-mail congratulating the wrong man. His profile was so low that he was …

Dalai Lama congratulates new pope – Fox News

Dalai Lama congratulates new popeFox NewsNEW DELHI – The Dalai Lama has sent his congratulations to newly elected Pope Francis and praised his choice of name. The Tibetan Buddhist spiritual leader said in a statement Thursday that while he was not es …

A New Pope, and Maybe A New Era – PBS NewsHour (blog)

PBS NewsHour (blog)A New Pope, and Maybe A New EraPBS NewsHour (blog)The aging, French cardinal proto-deacon Jean-Louis Tauran stepped in front of the microphone, and in a slightly croaky voice announced in Latin that a new pope had been chosen, and …

New pope's homeland devout, divided – USA TODAY

New pope's homeland devout, dividedUSA TODAYSTORY: Key facts about new pope. If American Catholics are still reeling from years of sex-abuse revelations, many Argentine Catholics remain traumatized by their church's connection to an infamous military …

Falkland Islands Catholics want new pope to visit them – The Guardian

The GuardianFalkland Islands Catholics want new pope to visit themThe GuardianCatholics on the Falkland Islands want the new Argentinian pope to visit the territory, according to a Brazilian newspaper. The Catholic faithful gathered at St Mary's chur …

California Earthquake

Earthquake In California…

Earthquake early-warning system successful during Monday quake – Los Angeles Times

Earthquake early-warning system successful during Monday quakeLos Angeles TimesThe Early Earthquake Warning project, a test run of a proposed statewide program that would use thousands of sensors already in place to notify people about imminent shaki …

Earthquake Rattles Southern California


A magnitude 4.7 earthquake struck deep beneath a mountain range in Southern California on Monday, jangling the nerves of tennis stars competing in the nearby desert town of Indian Wells.

Southern California earthquake points to danger of fault line – Los Angeles Times

Inland Empire NewsSouthern California earthquake points to danger of fault lineLos Angeles TimesSome might believe that the 4.7 magnitude Riverside County temblor that rattled windows and swayed skyscrapers across Southern California on Monday mornin …

Earthquake rocks BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells | Beyond The

INDIAN WELLS, Calif . — An earthquake registering a magnitude of 4.7 on the Richter scale hit the Coachella Valley on Monday morning, the two-year anniversary of the massive Tohuko earthquake in Japan. The quake was

California Earthquake Celebrity Tweets — Paula Abdul & More


An earthquake with a 4.7 magnitude hit Southern California on Mar. 11 and now celebs are tweeting in the midst of the aftermath! Paula Abdul is just one of the celebrities who are taking to Twitter to express their concern over

Earthquake Strikes Southern California | News | KCET


A 4.7 earthquake felt widely around Southern California this morning was another good reminder to all residents that they live in earthquake country and should be prepared for a major one in the future.

Two Year Anniversary of Devastating Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear … – Indian Country Today Media

U.S. News & World ReportTwo Year Anniversary of Devastating Japan Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear …Indian Country Today Media Network.comTwo years ago today, Japan was hit with a devastating earthquake, which generated a tsunami, which swept away n …

Curious Facts


Hello, this is the no face movement with a warinng for a major earthquake & evacuation for California for the next two weeks. Please get prepared there's a h…

Sleuthing Seismic Signals: Understanding Earthquake Hazard and Monitoring Nuclear Explosions

Visit: The probability of a magnitude 6.7 or greater earthquake in the Greater Bay Area during the next 30 years is 63 percent, or abou…


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I thought there was an earthquake in class about an hour ago I almost went into a panic attack 🙁

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:12:56 PM


Remembering Japan this week, that terrible earthquake I was in 2 yrs ago

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:08:27 PM


@justinbieber In Japan, the time of two years passed from an earthquake.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 7:09:18 PM

The Bachelor 2013

The Bachelor 2013

The Bachelor 2013: Sean and Catherine Interview in GMA March 12 2013

The Bachelor 2013: Sean and Catherine Interview in GMA March 12 2013 Sean Lowe and Catherine. Sean will be a contestant in Dancing with the Stars DWTS.

The Bachelor Finale 2013 Recap (Video)


The three-hour Bachelor finale delivered drama, heartbreak, and an epic proposal — plus so many big announcements! We've been following this season since the lady limo train first arrived at the house, and it all ended

Bachelor Final Rose Ceremony Sean Lowe Chosen one is . . .


The Bachelor 2013 Season Finale Airs March 11 on OMNI and ABC


The season finale of The Bachelor 2013 airs Monday, March 11 on OMNI and ABC in Canada. The After The Final Rose Special airs after the final episode. Details here.

The Bachelor 2013 Sean and Catherine To Do a Live TV Wedding

The Bachelor 2013 Pulling Off a Live TV Wedding. Sean and Catherine are planning to do a live television wedding. GMA Good Morning America Transcript: decemb…

The Bachelor Finale: Sean Lowe Picks Catherine Giudici Over


the-bachelor-season-lowe-abc-winner Warning: If you haven't yet watched The Bachelor season finale, stop reading here. The rest of you, carry on! We have a winner! If, of course, your idea of “winning” involves getting a

The Bachelor 2013 – Sean Lowe and the Ladies having some Good Times!

Follow me @sophienette for a lot more 🙂 More Bachelor Videos and Galleries on my blog: I do not own the music, it is by…

TV ratings: 'The Bachelor' finale rises and gives ABC a Monday win


The finale of “The Bachelor” and the “After the Final Rose” reunion show gave ABC an across-the-board ratings win Monday. The finale improved on last year's conclusion and scored the network's best Monday ratings since

The Bachelor Season 17: The Women Tell All Part 3

The Bachelor Season 17: Week 11.

The Bachelor Finale: Who Did Sean Lowe Pick? | Radar Online


Sean Lowe made his decision between Catherine Giudici and Lindsay Yenter on Monday's two-hour season finale of The Bachelor, and we've got all the details right here on

The Bachelor 17 Promo

Starts Monday, January 7, 2013 on ABC.

The Bachelor's Sean Lowe Joins Dancing With The Stars For


The Bachelor's Sean Lowe has joined this season of Dancing With The Stars!

The Bachelor Season 17: The Women Tell All Part 13

The Bachelor Season 17: Week 11.

The Bachelor: Sean Lowe Hands Out His Final Rose After


Sean Lowe hands out the final rose and proposes on the finale of The Bachelor!

THE BACHELOR – The Women Tell ALL RECAP! Sean Lowe Season 17 2013

THE BACHELOR – The Women Tell ALL INTRO RECAP! Sean Lowe Season 17 2013.

'The Bachelor' 2013 finale reject Lindsay Yenter gets celebrity support … –

'The Bachelor' 2013 finale reject Lindsay Yenter gets celebrity support …Examiner.comMarch 11 proved itself a downer of a day for Lindsay Yenter, as the season finale of “The Bachelor” 2013 aired and America watched Sean Lowe dump her in favor of C …

ABC's 'The Bachelor 2013' finale: Sean Lowe proposes and his lady accepts –

Examiner.comABC's 'The Bachelor 2013' finale: Sean Lowe proposes and his lady acceptsExaminer.comFans of ABC's “The Bachelor 2013” had been waiting for this episode for months. During the March 11 finale, Sean Lowe finally made his choice between Cat …

Bachelor 2013 Finale: Who Sarah Herron Picks – Wetpaint

WetpaintBachelor 2013 Finale: Who Sarah Herron PicksWetpaintSarah Herron was by far the fan favorite this season of The Bachelor, and we were all heartbroken when Sean Lowe sent her home. Given how upset she was when Sean eliminated her, you'd think …

'The Bachelor' 2013: Sean Lowe's Family Fawns Over Lindsay Yenter in Finale – PolicyMic

PolicyMic'The Bachelor' 2013: Sean Lowe's Family Fawns Over Lindsay Yenter in FinalePolicyMicLindsay Yenter seemed to get along swimmingly with Sean Lowe's family during the finale of The Bachelor. Lowe's dad, ever the sweet father figure, was the fi …

'The Bachelor' 2013 Finale: Winner Picked by Sean Lowe (Spoilers) – Christian Post

Christian Post'The Bachelor' 2013 Finale: Winner Picked by Sean Lowe (Spoilers)Christian Post”The Bachelor” star Sean Lowe has picked his winner after giving away the final rose and proposing to Catherine during season 16's finale Monday night. In th …

Bachelor 2013 Finale: Catherine Giudici Faceplants Into a Pit of Ice – Wetpaint

Bachelor 2013 Finale: Catherine Giudici Faceplants Into a Pit of IceWetpaintHow adorable was Catherine Giudici during The Bachelor Season 17 “After The Final Rose” special? Sean Lowe's bride-to-be looked picture perfect in a black lace mini-dress, an …

The Bachelor 2013 We Have the Results – PolicyMic

PolicyMicThe Bachelor 2013 We Have the ResultsPolicyMicThe Bachelor 2013 We Have the Results. 1. Is there life after work? Former Lehman Brothers CEO weighs in on work-life balance (NY Times). 2. What's in a name? A graph of the most popular papal mo …


Our final #Bachelor recap. Can we make heels-off-and-I'm-OUT the new response to all of life's BS moments?

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 4:10:22 PM


Catherine Giudice & Sean Lowe Wedding — The Bachelor Couple's …

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:56:39 PM


Amazing RT @edgarblackmon: I write a blog about #thebachelor this is my blog for the final episode!

Wednesday, March 13, 2013 6:46:38 PM

Expecting A New Pope

Waiting For A New Pope…

Special broadcast waiting for the election of the Pope

Waiting for the election of the Pope

Live Video: Waiting for a Pope –


Video from Saint Peter's Square as 115 cardinals gather to select a new pope.

Pope Voting Continues: Black Smoke Signals Signal Papal Conclave Will Resume, No New Pope

Black smoke has emerged from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel twice since the conclave started. For more on this story, click here:

Dennis Rodman — The Pope Will See You Now (He Hopes) |


No doubt Dennis Rodman knows how to rebound — but heading to Vatican City to meet the new Pope might not be the smartest follow-up to his North Korean…

Black Smoke: No Pope Chosen Wednesday Morning

Day two of the conclave began with no candidate earning the two-thirds required vote to become Pope. Georgetown University theology professor Chester Gillis discusses how the next voting rounds may unfold. Photo: Getty Images. Click here to subscribe…

Pope Candidate Axed Over Trashy Facebook Photos : The New


The brave new world of social media torpedoed the chances of a leading papal candidate today, as a Dutch cardinal struggled to explain newly surfaced Facebook photos showing him on a 2007 Spring Break romp in Tampa.

Catholic conclave continues vote for new pope

Cardinals in secret conclave failed twice to elect a new pope this morning, as black smoke over the Sistine Chapel showed ballots on the first full day of voting were inconclusive. After an inconclusive first vote on Tuesday night, the 115 cardinal e…

Does the Pope Matter? – The New York Review of Books


The next pope should be increasingly irrelevant, like the last two. The farther he floats up, away from the real religious life of Catholics, the more he will confirm his historical status as a monarch in a time when monarchs are no

Apocalypse Now? The Final Pope

According to Saint Malachy's Prophecy of the Popes, the next pontiff will be the final pope and his anointment will usher in the end times. If you think the Mayan 2012 hysteria was crazy, you ain't seen nothing yet! Saint Malachy predicted that the f…

Daily chart: By pope-ular demand | The Economist


What name will the next pope choose?AS SOON as he has been chosen by his fellow cardinals, the newly elected pope will send a signal to the world by his choice of…

How to Become Pope

How the new pope is elected after Benedict XVI's resignation. CGP Grey t-shirts: & new coffee mugs: Blog: Threaded discussion: Footnotes: * † ‡

News article about pope selection and smoke puffs, annotated to


Sort by oldest first. Showing 97 comments. Timmo Warner. I must admit, I really don't get what he's trying to say with the annotations. Doing things the old way is always bad, maybe? It's bad because it's about a new Pope?

Petrus Romanus: Benedict Resigns and the Final Pope is Here

Learn more at: http Pope Benedict XVI has resigned! What does this mean? For more than 800 hundred years scholars have pointed to the dark augury having to do with “the last Pop…

Rome Tourism Rooting for an American Pope –


The papal conclave has provided a welcome off-season boost to visitor numbers in Rome. The tourism trade hopes the effect will last, with some favoring the election of a foreigner. Read more…

Conclave: The making of a pope

Here's a look at what's expected to take place in the Sistine Chapel March 12, 2013 as 115 cardinals choose the next pope.

A New Pope Could Come Today: Here's Everything You Need to


VATICAN CITY (TheBlaze/AP) — Cardinals celebrated a final Mass on Tuesday before sequestering themselves in the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to elect the next pope, seeking to overcome their divisions and rally

How Do They Choose the Pope?

When it comes time to elect a new pope, the College of Cardinals gets together to convene what is referred to as a papal conclave, during which they vote on who will become the next successor of St. Peter. Watch this video to find out more about what…

The Pope Resigns! The Biblical Implications of It! Mystery Babylon and The False Prophet.

St. Malachy's Prophecy. Trust God and Not Man. Are You Ready To Meet Jesus?

The Legacy of Pope Benedict XVI: A commentary by Fr. Barron

Another part of a video series from Father Barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture. For more visit

North Korea: Latest News



North Korea News…


Dennis Rodman — First Stop After North Korea … THE STRIP CLUB


Dennis Rodman — America's unofficial pseudo-ambassador to North Korea — is already getting a great head start on his career in politics … hitting up a…


Dennis Rodman Meets North Korea's Kim Jung Un

The NBA star made the trip for Vice magazine's new HBO show.



North Korea Vows to Nuke U.S. |


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is vowing a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States. The harsh rhetoric Thursday comes hours ahead of a vote by U.N. diplomats on whether to level new sanctions


North Korean Labor Camps Found With Google Earth

Google Earth Reveals North Korean Labor Camps. –On the Bonus Show: 9-year-old rapper victim of child abuse, controversial quinoa followup, USPS clothing l…



Prison » North Korea conducting unusual military drills


South Korea and the United States, which are conducting their own annual military drills until the end of April, are watching the North Korea's activities for signs it will go from exercise to an actual attack, a South Korean official




Inside North Korea (Part 1/3)



Vice founder Shane Smith managed to get into North Korea after a year and half of trying and is witness to the craziness of this hermit nation. Crazy is actu…



North Korea Warns U.S. of Preemptive Nuclear Strike | KTLA 5


(CNN) — With the U.N. Security Council set to vote on a resolution to strengthen sanctions on North Korea, Pyongyang unleashed its latest bout of fiery rhetoric, this time threatening its enemies with the possibility of a





Inside Story – North Korea: Altering the balance of power?




North Korea has carried out its third nuclear test in defiance of international criticism. The test could bring North Korea one step closer to developing a w…


U.N. Approves New Sanctions Against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council has voted unanimously for tough new sanctions to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test, a move that sparked a furious Pyon…



North Korea threatens war


The latest actions by North Korea might lead China to finally welcome an Asian Spring-cleaning in Pyongyang.



Anger from North Korea over sanctions

As the U.N. gets set to vote on sanctions against North Korea, CNN's Anna Coren looks at the reaction from Pyongyang.


North Korea Leader Kim Jong Sun Threatens a Pre-Emptive Nuclear Strike on U.S.

North Korea vows nuclear action as the United Nations votes on sanctions. For more on this story, click here:…



North Korea vows nuclear attack on US, saying Washington will be 'engulfed in a sea of fire'

Thursday, March 07, 2013 3:59:16 PM




Update: Furious over UN sanctions vote, North Korea vows to launch pre-emptive nuclear strike – @AP

Thursday, March 07, 2013 10:37:23 AM



“@FoxNews: North Korea vows nuclear attack on US, saying Washington will be 'engulfed in a sea of fire'” well then

Thursday, March 07, 2013 11:51:53 PM


School Closings: What’s New?



School Closings Due To Bad Weather Forecasts & Also For Other Reasons…

Latest storm brings school closings, snow emergencies to Metro Detroit – Detroit Free Press

WDIV DetroitLatest storm brings school closings, snow emergencies to Metro DetroitDetroit Free PressA winter storm blamed for the deaths of three people in two states barreled into southeast Michigan overnight as metro Detroiters braced for treachero …

School Closing Controversy

Many school districts decided to stay open today, but conditions took a turn for the worst after that call was made.


School closings: Snow, slick roads shut some West Michigan schools on … – The Saginaw News

The Saginaw NewsSchool closings: Snow, slick roads shut some West Michigan schools on …The Saginaw NewsEnlarge Sally Finneran | A student talks on the phone as rain turns to snow Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 at Grand Rapids Community C …

School closings

Several school districts chose to close school Wednesday or operate on a two-hour-delay. But how do school districts decide what is the right call?


Expand charters to help those in closing schools – Philadelphia Inquirer

Q13 FOXExpand charters to help those in closing schoolsPhiladelphia InquirerIn light of the concerns raised by the announcement of school closings in the city, our colleagues at Philadelphia Charters for Excellence (PCE) want School District official …


School Closings

A look at how the decision is made to close schools.


Plenty of school closings following overnight snowfall – Lansing State Journal

Plenty of school closings following overnight snowfallLansing State JournalPlenty of school closings following overnight snowfall. Dozens of school districts in the Lansing region are closed today following a night of snowfall.- 7:37 am. Review: CPS …


Brentano Rises Above – CPS School Closings

Brentano Math and Science Academy in Logan Square fights to keep their school open and preserve the history of over 120 years of academics.


Stop School Closures in Philadelphia Now!

Community members, parents, labor leaders and teachers rally on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to protest proposed school closings that would negatively impact neighborhoods across Philadelphia.




School closings, transit delays and soggy roads: What you need to know about this morning's storm in Ontario:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 1:57:52 PM


LIST: Emergency school closings in Chicago area | WGN-TV



Get the latest on emergency closings in the Chicago area – CLICK HERE.



SCHOOL CLOSINGS: All Detroit Public Schools are closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 27. District central offices are open.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:20:59 AM


Chicago teachers, parents speak out on school closures

The city of Chicago, led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's former chief of staff, has announced plans to close 129 schools this year. The school closures, predominantly in poor neighborhoods, are part of the Obama administration's nationwide atta…



This week: 5 protests of schoolclosings plan | Philadelphia Public


The hearings have ended, but the protests are continuing unabated. As the School Reform Commission's March 7 vote on the District's mass closings plan approaches, community groups will be rallying to keep schools open,


CTU President Karen Lewis discusses school closings.

The Mayor's office and Board of Education have threatened to close up to one hundred of our neighborhood schools. CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett is expected to release the hit list within a week. Through the month of February, CPS held hearings underwritte…



School closings coming in… @milwaukeeMPS tweeted they will close today. Full list:

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 12:34:47 PM




Sarah Chambers @ PLVN School Closing Hearing

About 1000 parents, students, teachers and community members gathered for the Pilsen-LIttle Village Network School Closings Commission Hearing on Wed Feb 6, 2013. Sarah Chambers, a teacher at Saucedo Academy, addressed the commission and community. S…



School and church closings –


Here is a list of school closings that we have received for Tuesday and Wednesday. The list will be updating throughout the day and overnight, so check back soon.




School closings & delays for Wednesday, February 27th : News


The winter weather is causing a few school districts to close or delay Wednesday.



RT @PennsylvaniaPro: When you do not see your school on the bottom of the T.V for Closings/Cancellations and you think, "I'll wait for it to come around again."

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:13:43 PM



School Closings For 2/27/13: « 99.3 FM 99ROCK The Modern Rock


Here are the latest School Closings and Delays for 2/27/13: New Hampshire Grafton Bernice A. Ray School Closed New Hampshire Grafton Canaan (NH) Elementary School Closed New Hampshire Grafton Crossroads Academy Closed



Latest storm brings school closings, snow emergencies to Metro Detroit

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 5:10:54 PM



Classes, Activities Canceled As Winter Storm Moves In – CBS Detroit ago

Southeast Michigan school administrators have their eyes on the skies as a winter storm continues to move across the state. The Detroit Public Schools was one of several local districts and other academic organizations canceling evening activities Wednesday in anticipation of the storm.



School delays, closings – The Journal Gazette ago

Northwest Allen County Schools and DeKalb Central Schools are on a 2-hour delay. East Noble Schools are closed today. Schools in the Metropolitan School District of Steuben County are also closed today. Schools in the Metropolitan School District of Steuben County are. School delays, closings.


KKTV – Winter Storm Closes Roads ago

You can check for road closures or school delays/closures by clicking here. Upload your photos, or browse our other albums. I Tried a Bell Pepper and I Liked It – (Stacia Naquin). I know, I know I'm weird. I just always thought I didn't like bell peppers.


School closings – Snow, slick roads shut some West Michigan schools on Wednesday – ago

Snow, slick roads shut some West Michigan schools on Wednesday. Belding, Greenville, Ionia and Tri County schools made the decision to close for Wednesday by 10 pm Tuesday night. Get the latest updates. On February 26, 2013 at 10:27 PM, updated February 26, 2013 at 10:36 PM.


School closings, announcements for Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 – News Tribune ago

Columbia Public Schools, closed Wednesday. Columbia Senior Center, closed Wednesday. Delmar Cobble State School, Columbia, closed Wednesday. School of the Osage, Lake Ozark, closed Wednesday. High Point R-3, closed Wednesday.


Northwest Herald – Local closings due to weather ago

The Goddard School in Cary is closing at 3:30 p.m. Marian Central High School in Woodstock has cancelled all after school activities. Woodstock District 200 has canceled all after school activities, including regional boys basketball at Woodstock North High School.


Occupy Education: Teachers, Students Fight School Closings, Privatization, Layoffs, Rankings — As students across the country stage a national day of action to defend public education, we look at the nation's largest school systems — Chicago and New York City — and the push to preserve quality public education amidst new eff…


What About Sequestration?




Time For Sequestration?

Is Obama telling truth about sequestration – Politico

PoliticoIs Obama telling truth about sequestrationPoliticoRead President Barack Obama's state-by-state breakdown of the sequester and you get a dire message: The sky is going to fall on March 1. But a closer read of the detailed reports shows that so …



President Obama Speaks on the Sequester


President Obama urges Congress to take action to avoid the automatic budget cuts scheduled to hit next Friday if lawmakers fail to find a path forward on balanced deficit reduction.





Sequestration doesn't fly – Washington Post

MinutemanSequestration doesn't flyWashington PostHere's what might be the most powerful incentive yet for members of Congress to come up with a deal to avert the sequester: The head of the Air Force warned Monday that the spending cuts that will go i …



Sequestration Budget Cuts Will Deepen Recession – Both Parties Reject Stimulus


James Heintz: President Obama and GOP focus on budget cutting instead of creating more employment






Reason Magazine – Pentagon Frets Billions in Sequester Cuts But Wastes $1.5 Trillion on Non-Working Fighter Jet – Hit … ago

Courtesy de Rugy/Mercatus Center Back in 2011, he wrote to Congress about that sequestration could under the worst-case scenario amount to "23 percent" of military spending, which is simply not true. White House Report Claims Sequestration Will Affect Federal Department That No Longer Exists.


Kevin Kelly on Sequestration

In this LEVICK Daily video interview, we discuss the potential impacts of federal budget sequestration with Kevin Kelly, a Vice President at Van Scoyoc Associates Inc. Should sequestration come to pass, it will trigger indiscriminate, across-the-board cuts for the full spectrum of government agencies and programs. At a time when effective deficit reduction requires meticulous precision, the sequester is a blunt instrument that will impact every American business.



The Truth about Sequestration A single-year cut to military spending isn't the devastating blow that defenders of the Pentagon argue. Cato's Christopher Preble, Benjamin Friedman and Dan Mitchell evaluate the prospect of sequestration's small cut to milita…




Political Compromise – How to Find the Real Middle – ago

Doomsday devices like fiscal cliffs and sequestration create the form of compromise to avoid the substance of it. It's time we citizens make our representatives practice more actual compromise — and make ourselves accept the results. More Cartoons Cartoons of the Week.


Alan Chvotkin on Sequestration

In this LEVICK daily video interview, we discuss the potential consequences of sequestration and budget uncertainty with Alan Chvotkin, an Executive Vice President and Counsel for the Professional Services Council. With less money to spend and fewer employees to doll out the dollars that remain available, the negative effects of the sequester on government procurement would be vast. The impacts on government contractors – and the economy as a whole – would be just as dramatic.


Understanding the Sequester with David Sirota

What happens if sequestering, or budget cuts, occur? Conservatives may have you believing such a thing will mean the end of days! But that's not the case. David Sirota explains that the sequester may mean some amount of curtailing of defense spending…




American Thinker – Eliminating the Deficit, Liberal Style – Articles ago

But reactions to the possibility of "sequestration" in early 2013 tell the truth of the matter. Best estimates on the "cuts" show they will amount to $85 billion, barely a drop in the bucket.


Sequestration transparency act report






Weekly Address: Averting the Sequester and Finding a Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction

President Obama urges Congress to act to avoid a series of harmful and automatic cuts—called a sequester—from going into effect that would hurt our economy and the middle class and threaten thousands of American jobs.


LA Times – NCAA sees bumps in the road, but schools pay for the damage – ago

California braces for sequestration cuts. California braces for impending cuts from federal sequestration. NCAA sees bumps in the road, but schools pay for the damage. The NCAA dawdled away three games of UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad's basketball eligibility. ( Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times / January 11, 2013 ).


Rand Paul: Sequester Doesn't Cut Anything, Just Slows Spending Increases

"I think the sequester has to go through," Paul, R-Ky., told WTOP Thursday morning. "People need to realize the sequester is not really a cut in spending. It's a cut in the rate of growth of spending." He adds that a new proposal by Senate Democrats …



Washington Post – The continuing resolution, Edsplained (VIDEO) ago

Congress and the White House aren't expected to cut a deal by the end of the week to avert "sequestration.".


Here's What Congress Means When They Talk About 'Sequestration'

One of the most significant issues coming up is sequestration. If you're unfamiliar with the word, you're not alone. It is an obscure budgetary term used to explain a type of process to create spending cuts. Check out this video to learn what sequest…



The Baltimore Sun – Baltimore represents in 'Dancing with the Stars' and the sequestration countdown continues – ago

Baltimore represents in 'Dancing with the Stars' and the sequestration countdown continues. ONLINE TRENDS FOR FEB 26, 2013. By Tim Swift, The Baltimore Sun.


Sequestration: What You Need To Know

MOAA's Steve Strobridge and Monique Rizer talk about what sequestration means for military families, and if there's anything we can do to avoid it.



Sequestration Would Hurt Students, Teachers and Schools |


Duncan on Face the Nation If Congress fails to reach an agreement before March 1, automatic, across-the-board spending cuts—also known as the sequester—will go into effect. The cuts will have real consequences for real


Scott Peters on Sequestration

Read more: Congressman Scott Peters talks to KPBS about the impacts sequestration could have on the local economy.



The 21 Most Brutal Sequestration Cuts – Business Insider


Sequestration is the series of blunt across-the-board cuts that will slash the budget of every non-exempt government agency by a predetermined and non-negotiable percentage. Only days away, we now have a better idea of










Professor Gerald Lynch – What is sequestration









Professor Gerald Lynch discusses sequestration.




RT @jimgeraghty Obama to take $180K-per-hour Air Force One to Newport News & back to decry sequestration cuts

Monday, February 25, 2013 5:37:17 PM



Even the New York Times has exposed Obama's support for the sequestration. @HaleyBarbour explains how his agenda involved raising taxes

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 3:13:59 AM



@Sonny_NIFA: Sequestration will result in $60 million less for competitive ag research grants,Currently only 6% of apps funded,#CARET2013.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:37:51 PM



Solomon Islands Tsunami

SYDNEY (AP) — Aid workers struggled to reach remote, tsunami-ravaged villages in the Solomon Islands on Thursday and the death toll rose to at least nine as more bodies were found in wrecked homes and debris in the South Pacific country. The victims, including a child, were killed when a powerful… – Read More

Four elderly people and one child died after the roughly 1-meter (3-feet) high wave hit the Santa Cruz Islands, an eastern region of the Solomon Islands, said Augustine Bilve, a director at a hospital in Lata, the main town in the area. The main quake was preceded by a 6. 3-magnitude… – Read More

Lindsey Vonn

Vonn’s injury ‘career-delayer,’ not ‘career ender’ – CNN. (CNN) — The most decorated skier in U. S. history is out for the season — but not for the rest of her career, experts say, thanks to dramatic advances in treating even some of the worst kinds of knee injuries. A six-… – Read More

Google News…

LISBON (Reuters) – Google Inc must extend its offer made last week to pay French publishers for use of their content to all media companies across Europe, the head of the European Publishers Council said on Thursday. “Search engines get more than 90 percent of revenues from online advertising and a… – Read More

Breaking News Visit Yahoo! News for the latest. (Reuters) – ICG Group Inc, which buys and builds Internet software and services firms, said Google Inc would acquire its partly owned marketing services unit, Channel Intelligence Inc, for $125 million in cash. – Read More

It was a similar case for Google in Belgium, where it reached a settlement in December – the culmination of a six-year battle that saw the firm blocked from publishing links to local newspapers in the region after a court ruling forced it to remove any articles from French and German-language… – Read More