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The Prose of Cons

OPINION: For anyone with an I.Q. above seventy, the Drudge Report is a wasteland of filth, bile, lies, and dreck. So when it was reported that a former writer for that site published an expletive-riddled story equating conservatism with cancer, a great many people took note.
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday the provision of $10 million in funding for a new U.S. initiative, Safe from the Start, to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in humanitarian emergencies worldwide.
To Walk the Earth in Safety

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM/WRA) has...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: Entrepreneurs and business leaders from 29 countries will travel to the United States from September 14 through October 5 as...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium:...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- On September 12, Nerissa Cook, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs will participate in the launch of...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State and espnW are proud to announce this year’s mentor organizations and international emerging leaders participating...
Opinion: h8 gop

OPINION: Sixty million people voted for Mitt Romney in the 2012 race for President of the United States and since that candidate was one of the least-qualified in modern history it should be obvious that the ranks of conservative voters are huge. And yes, "rank" would be the operative word.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the four 2013 Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship...
Opinion: The Seven Pillars of Perfidy

OPINION: The seven core positions of conservatives pose a very real threat to democracy in the United States. You have undoubtedly noticed some of their more onerous activities, but it might be instructive to examine their seven subversive doctrines all at once. Hold your nose and let's start wading through the muck of the Seven Pillars of Perfidy.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- From August 18 – 28, 2013, twelve women climate leaders from across the Pacific region will visit Washington, D.C., Pensacola,...
Olympic skier Suzy 'Stevia' Chaffee and Alicia Partida

OPINION: After Mexico became No. 1 in obesity and diabetes in June, their new President Pena Nieto surprisingly recommended as a solution the no-carb herbal sweetener stevia discovered by the South American tribes. And while soda lovers criticized Mayor Bloomberg’s campaign to reduce the size of sodas, most fit Americans and Mexicans cheered on their bold interventions.
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State today announced an upcoming sports envoy program to "empower youth in Luanda, Angola." In partnership...
Space Chronicles

BOOK REVIEW: How much humor do you expect from an astrophysicist? How much passion? What should be the ratio of fact to fancy in the essays of a scientist? With Neil deGrasse Tyson, you get an enjoyable mixture of levity and reality on a subject that might hold the key to your future.
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. State Dept. announced that 60 disability and civil society orgs from 20 countries and the United States...
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As the United States celebrates the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act this week, Secretary of State John...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance launched today the “2013 Innovation in Arms Control...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), a special initiative of the International Visitor Leadership Program, runs from July 22-August 9,...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. State Department has announced the 2013 winners of the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF). This competition provides small...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats and Administrator Zhao Shucong of the...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According to the U.S. State Dept., childhood is far from carefree for millions of children growing up in conflict. Even...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- According tor the State Department, U.S. policy makers and scientists are meeting with governments from around the world this week,...
U.S. Department of State

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announced today that youth and coaches from Brazil...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State today announced the release of the "2012 Digest of United States Practice in International Law,"...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the American Alliance of Museums,...
The Center Holds

BOOK REVIEW: Every presidential election is deemed crucial to America but with the choice of Obama versus the obviously unqualified Mitt Romney, it was more than crucial; it was imperative. In the detailed yet fast-paced 'The Center Holds,' author Jonathan Alter takes you inside the campaigns and reveals some of the evil forces backing the GOP.
August Gus Jaccaci

OPINION: On this 4th of July, wouldn’t it be a dream come true for the U.S. and many World Citizens if President Thomas Jefferson, the author of our Declaration of independence and Bill of Rights, came back at this pivotal time to coach us on getting our Grand Experiment in Democracy back on course?
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State announced selection of Mr. Salih Yuce of Turkey as July’s International Exchange Alumni Member...
Review 'The Unwinding' by George Packer

BOOK REVIEW: The deterioration of our country during the past three-and-a-half decades makes for a broad canvas but author George Packer provides insightful detail and hits some emotional high points. There was an incredible battle in the United States from around 1978 until right now, a conflagration that did not emphasize armed conflict but which decimated large chunks of the basic goodness of our nation.

COMMENTARY: Do not get too excited about the good news for marriage rights because the troglodyte half of the Supreme Court has gutted a...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State welcomes its first sports exchange delegation from Turkey to the United States. From June 27-July...
Chaffee an Lautenberg

OPINION: New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg(D), a phenomenal champion of American Children and Nature, passed on last week at 89. At his NY funeral he was deeply honored by half the Senate on both sides of the aisle, plus NJ Governor Chris Christie (R), Hillary Clinton and Vice President Biden for his passion and foresight in saving millions of Americans through his No Smoking law, raising the drinking age to 21, and fighting for women’s rights and gun control.
Secretary of State John Kerry

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- As part of 2013 World Day Against Child Labor, US Secretary of State John Kerry made the following statement: We...
US Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the U.S. Department of State announced the winners of the 2012 Human Rights Awards. The winner of the Diplomacy...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels// -- Today, the United States and Colombia announced they will hold the first plenary meeting on the U.S.-Colombia Action Plan on...
It's Even Worse Than it Looks

BOOK REVIEW: Want to know how and why Washington is such a mess? Two respected analysts of governmental policy, one from the progressive Brookings Institution and the other from the troglodyte American Enterprise Institute, demonstrate that the GOP is at fault.
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The U.S. Department of State will host Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy on June 7, 2013. The conference will explore how use...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- The Department of State joins people around the world in celebrating Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Forty-four...
US State Department

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the State Department submitted Country Reports on Terrorism 2012 to the U.S. Congress as required by law. This report,...
U.S. Department of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- Today, the State Dept. announced that the United States is taking a number of coordinated actions that target persons contributing...