Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) became the first Democrat to announce that he will not attend the upcoming speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday.
The United States will continue sanctions against Russia and financial support of Ukrainian forces, President Obama announced at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House this afternoon. He did not mention sending lethal weapons to Ukraine.
In past elections, as many as 40% of the eligible population did not vote. This brings a very large pool of voters that may turn out for the anti-Euro AfD party. Bernd comments "All indications show that AfD has a huge potential to convert nonvoters to voters. If election turnout is high, seats in Parliament may look drastically different than today."
While news in America continues to be dominated by the usual election-cycle fare of gimmicky talking points, gratuitous finger-pointing and constant bickering over which presidential candidate is best qualified to steer the country into the iceberg, some other countries around the world, such as Great Britain, are thinking ahead to identify possible lifeboats and passing freighters.
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