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US, Russia, Obama and Putin: Slouching Toward Distraction

US, Russia, Obama and Putin: Slouching Toward Distraction

During the Cold War, it was commonly thought the US and the USSR were the world’s only superpowers (during this time China barely reached a want-to-be status). However, when one examines the definition of a superpower, reality is much different than perception. Andrei Gromyko, the former Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, defined a superpower as

Two New Surveys Show Strong Support for Immigration Reform. Is Washington Listening?

As the year draws to a close, two new surveys of likely voters show that they are ready for immigration reform and frustrated with those who stand in the way. The independent surveys were conducted by Basswood Research and Harper Polling. Basswood surveyed 1,000 likely voters in 20 Republican-leaning congressional districts, including two in Ohio.

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