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News for 9/28

Administration lied to the American people about the Libya attack when the details were known

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/09/27/lawmakers-uspicious-administration-trying-to-hide-libya-attack-details/

France to tax the rich at 75% for those earning over 1 million Euros and 45% for those earning above 150,000 euros.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/28/us-france-budget-idUSBRE88R0AK20120928

George Soros donates $1.5 million to pro-Obama super PAC
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/decision2012/soros-donates-15-million-to-pro-obama-pacs/2012/09/27/6c8cb472-08e4-11e2-afff-d6c7f20a83bf_print.html

US runs TV ads to calm Pakistan tensions – results: increase in protest & violence

US runs TV ads to calm Pakistan tensions – Asia – Al Jazeera English

This didn’t work as Pakistan moved to create a holiday so that protests could take place and 17 people have been killed today.  We need to reevaluate US foreign policy

Death toll rises in Pakistan video protests – Central & South Asia – Al Jazeera English

Freedom of Speech being Attacked

These days it seems like Freedom of Speech is under constant  attack.

New Orleans arresting Christians for witnessing on Bourbon St.

http://christiannews.net/christians-arrested-for-preaching-in-new-orleans-after-sunset-police-vow-to-target-churches-next/

Salmon Rushdie says that free speech is under threat from religious extremists
http://india.nydailynews.com/newsarticle/50572822c3d4ca6d1d000001/salman-rushdie-free-speech-under-threat-from-religious-extremists

Free Speech in the age of YouTube from Foreign Policy

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/09/17/free_speech_in_the_age_of_youube

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