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Name: Maria Hond
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Hometown: Chicago
Home country: USA
Current location: Chicago
Member since: Fri Dec 11, 2015, 01:19 PM
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Vote Hillary! Rest assured, the email problem is NOT an issue.

You see, it's not the private emails that were the problem (because everyone else was doing it). It was the fact that she had a private server. This is completely bogus and only raised because the first problem was refuted (just like the original witch-hunt focused on Benghazi). If private email was accepted, it makes no difference where the server was.

Hillary has been in some sort of public office most of her life now. Does anyone ever recall any issues with her handling of classified information before? And the real leaks in the past decade were not even through Hillary.

We fall into the GOP hands when we listen to their approach on trying to find issues to destroy candidates.

92% alignment with Bernie's positions, 90% with Hillary, 40% with Trump

Those were my scores on how my positions align with the leading candidates.

So for me, both Bernie and Hillary agree with me far more than they disagree.

Why would I, being of sane mind, ever consider voting for someone like Trump if my first Democratic pick isn't nominated. The other one is so close to my positions I would jump to support that candidate.

ISIS shooting civilians trying to flee Falluja, NGO says

Source: CNN


CNN) ó ISIS is targeting civilians attempting to leave the militant-held city of Falluja, as Iraqi forces and militia attempt to wrest back control of the city, a European non-profit operating in Iraq says.

As many as 50,000 residents remain trapped in the center of Falluja as Iraqi security forces close in, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) told CNN Monday. Many of those who try to escape the clutches of ISIS are being targeted and shot by militants, it said.



"Our biggest fears are now tragically confirmed with civilians being directly targeted while trying to flee to safety," NRC Country Director in Iraq Nasr Muflahi said.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/06/middleeast/falluja-iraq-military-advance-isis/index.html

If Bernie was leading in SuperDelegates

but behind Hillary in Pledged delegates, and with the superdelegates he would win the nomination, would he disqualify himself because superdelegates are undemocratic?

If the answer is no, I am seriously disturbed by the hypocrisy

Pakistan teen burned alive for refusing marriage proposal

Source: Times of India

ISLAMABAD: A young Pakistani woman died on Wednesday after she was tortured and set alight in the country's conservative northeast for refusing a marriage proposal from the son of a former colleague, relatives and police said. Maria Sadaqat, 19, was attacked by a group of people on Monday in the village of Upper Dewal close to the summer hill resort of Murree, outside the capital Islamabad.

"She was badly tortured and then burned alive. We brought her to hospital in Islamabad but she succumbed to her wounds today," Abdul Basit, Sadaqat's uncle, said outside a burns centre at Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences in the capital.

Grieving relatives outside the centre wept and protested at the teenager's death as police moved her body to another hospital for a post-mortem.



Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/pakistan/Pakistan-teen-burned-alive-for-refusing-marriage-proposal/articleshow/52535159.cms

Listened to Hillary's Fantastic speech on trump

it was focused, it had solutions, it was fantastic.

She will make a great President.

Has Bernie released his tax returns yet? Something every major candidate since 1976 has done

I guess Bernie has something to hide and wants special treatment

Iranís Khamenei rules out cooperation with US against ISIS

Source: Times of India

TEHRAN (Iran): Iran's top leader on Friday ruled out cooperation with America against the Islamic State (ISIS) group, their common enemy in Iraq and Syria, insisting that the United States remains Tehran's enemy despite a landmark nuclear deal with word powers.



Read more: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/middle-east/Irans-Khamenei-rules-out-cooperation-with-US-against-ISIS/articleshow/52572624.cms

Meet the man saving Yazidi slaves from ISIS

Source: CNN


The bidding opens at $9,000. For sale? A Yazidi girl.

She is said to be beautiful, hardworking, and a virgin. She's also just 11 years old.

Each offers vital clues -- photographs, locations -- that he hopes will help him save Yazidi girls and young women like this girl from the militants holding them captive.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/02/middleeast/saving-yazidi-captives-from-isis/index.html

Germany Arrests Three Syrians Over Suspected ISIS Bomb Plot

Source: Huffington Post

BERLIN, June 2 (Reuters) - Three Syrian men with suspected links to Islamic State have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of planning an attack here, the federal public prosecutor said on Thursday.

It said in a statement that 27-year-old Hamza C., 25-year-old Mahood B. and 31-year-old Abd Arahman A.K. had been arrested in the states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Brandenburg and Baden-Wuerttemberg. Their homes were being searched.

The federal public prosecutor also said that an arrest warrant had been issued for another Syrian man, 25-year-old Saleh A.

Two of the accused - Saleh A. and Hamza C. - had joined IS in Syria in the spring of 2014 and received the task from IS leaders to carry out an attack on the old town of Duesseldorf, a city in western Germany, the federal prosecutor said.


Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/germany-isis-syrians_us_57502ef3e4b0eb20fa0cd314
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