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Cuban Embargo Punctuates Florida’s Presidential Politics

Featured Image: Cuba Florida map. SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain) 

The Wall Street Journal By BETH REINHARD

Both Parties Traditionally Court State’s Large Cuban-American Community—Now With Heightened Importance

For decades, Democrats and Republicans with sights on the White House have trekked to the heart of the Cuban-American community in Florida to declare their support for the U.S. trade embargo against the island. No candidate has won the state otherwise.

This staple of presidential politics in the nation’s largest swing state is taking on heightened importance as the 2016 presidential field takes shape. . . . Read Complete Report

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Retro: War is Not About Truth, Justice and the American Way

Featured Image: World War I Uncle Sam recruiting poster. CREDIT: James Montgomery Flagg (Library of Congress) SOURCE: Wikipedia (Public Domain)

From youtube uploaded by TheRealNews

Uploaded on Jun 8, 2011

Lawrence Wilkerson Pt2: I learned that war was about power, politics and commercial advantage

Spin – Media & Politics (Documentary)

From youtube uploaded by BlueBagBrigade

Published on Nov 24, 2012

Spin is a 1995 documentary film by Brian Springer composed of raw satellite feeds exposing politicians’ pre-appearance planning. It covers, not only the United States presidential primaries, 1992 and presidential election, but also the LA riots as well as the Operation Rescue Abortion protests. . . . From Description uploaded with video.

Stuff they don’t want you to know: Planes and Politics – Digging Deeper (Video Report)

Photo: Plane Crash (Public Domain)

From youtube uploaded by ConspiracyStuff

Published on Apr 5, 2013

In their last video on suspicious plane crashes, Ben and Matt explore the mysterious deaths of Ecuadorian President Jaime Roldos and Panamanian President Omar Torrijos. Both men died in aircraft accidents, about two months apart, and despite official conclusions blaming pilot error or cargo overload rumors of foul play persist in the modern day. Why? Tune in to this Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know video and find out.

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THE POLITICS OF PROTEST (Full Video Documentary)

From youtube uploaded by MOXNEWSd0tC0M

Published on Apr 4, 2013

April 03, 2013 C-SPAN

Inside the Conclave: The Politics of Picking a Pope

Photo: Inside the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican, Rome, Italy. CREDIT sailko. SOURCE Wikipedia (Public Domain)

From Extraordinary Intelligence 

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Centuries ago, the selection of a new Pope would involve locking Cardinals into the Sistine Chapel, where they would eat and sleep until a new pontiff was chosen.  In 2013, some creature comforts have been added to the arcane ceremony, but the inner workings of the Papal Conclave are still shrouded in mysterious ritualistic intrigue.

This Tuesday, March 12, a new conclave will commence to pick the 266th Bishop of Rome.   The 115 members of the college of Cardinals will commiserate at the Vatican where they cast their votes for Pope, while eating and sleeping at the Domus Sanctae Marthae, which is basically a hotel located inside the Vatican.   The voting members will still be locked inside the conclave while ballots are being cast.  The beginning of the ceremony traditionally begins with the words, “Extra omnes” which means “Everyone Out.” Once the area has been cleared of everyone but the Cardinals, the voting can begin. . . . Read Complete Report