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War on Iran & Syria: What They Are NOT Telling Us ~ link
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Updating: The Louisiana Sinkhole and the New Madrid Fault Zone ~ link ~ Take the time to read this important article in full at the link. Stirling
Two Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes near Syria border ~ link ~ At least two Lebanese soldiers have been killed in clashes with militants fighting against the Syrian government in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria.
The fighting broke out in the town of Arsal in Bekka Valley on Friday
"An army patrol was ambushed in the village of Arsal as it hunted a man wanted for several terrorist acts," the Lebanese army said in a statement, adding that an army captain and
'Bomber' attacks US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey - with video ~ link ~ They always say it was a "suicide bomber" but this is easy to fake. Stirling
Egypt protesters clash with police at President Morsi's Palace - video ~ link
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that persons renouncing citizenship for a substantial tax avoidance purpose shall be subject to tax and withholding on capital gains, to provide that such persons shall not be admissible to the United States, and for other purposes.The Ex-PATRIOT Act seeks to impose a perpetual exit tax and a re-entry ban on “specified expatriates.” A specified expat is anyone with a net worth of at least $2 million or a tax liability averaging at least $148,000 over the last 5 years. A renunciation of citizenship would be automatically viewed as a tax dodge. The person would need to prove his innocence to the IRS to become exempt from a permanent and annual 30% tax on all earnings from U.S. investments. The net worth level at which the tax triggered would undoubtedly sink over time and, perhaps, quickly so.