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2014-03-31 16:22:25

By Lawrence Kadish OLD WESTBURY, N.Y., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the White House slashes America's military budget and our influence proves irrelevant in Ukraine and other hot spots around the globe it is clear our economic policies have failed to grow our economy to create jobs and generate much needed revenue. This failure has resulted in budget deficits, increased debt and a loss of military strength. Our national debt has increased from approximately $11...

2013-05-06 08:36:33

Former Secretary of Homeland Security brings decades of security experience to Board of Directors WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LaserLock Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:LLTI), a global leader in providing state-of-the-art authentication solutions to governments, health care providers, high-end retailers and the gaming industry announced Monday that former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff has joined its Board of Directors. Chertoff served as Secretary of Homeland...

2012-10-09 11:25:32

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report announced today the launch of "World Report," a foreign policy focused opinion blog offering commentary on national security, international issues, and global events. World Report features opinion and analysis from policymakers, diplomats, scholars, and activists, providing readers with diverse perspective on foreign policy and world affairs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/PH13717LOGO ) From the Arab...

2012-05-24 10:23:42

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading NGO alliance InterAction is heartened by the international affairs spending bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee today and urges the House to follow the Senate's lead when the two bills are reconciled. The Senate committee approved the bill with an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote of 29-1. "This bill shows the wisdom and courage to invest in international development and humanitarian assistance programs. InterAction...

2012-01-30 04:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Pentagon's release of a five-year budget plan that cuts $260 billion in defense spending, The American Legion is pressing Congress to find other ways by which to reduce the country's staggering $15.2 trillion debt. Over the next decade, defense spending must be cut by $450 billion as required by the Budget Control Act passed by Congress last August. "Congress failed to act last year when the super committee failed...

2011-12-15 16:01:00

CONNERSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is an open letter from William Santana Li, chairman and chief executive officer, Carbon Motors Corporation, to select members of the President's Cabinet: To: The Honorable Eric H. Holder, Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice The Honorable John E. Bryson, Secretary, U.S. Department of...

2011-11-03 16:00:00

MORRISVILLE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliance One International, Inc. (NYSE: AOI) today announced results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2011. Second Quarter Results For the second quarter ended September 30, 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $3.7 million, or $0.04 per basic share, compared to net income of $20.3 million, or $0.23 per basic share, last year. Last years' results included $18.1 million of gains attributable to the sale of assets to a...

2011-10-21 15:56:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on the President's announcement of the total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of this year: "I was pleased to hear President Obama announce that our troops will finally come home, by the end of this year. Our two countries need to finally and fully turn the page on this costly and unnecessary war. "The plan to finally end this misbegotten war is bittersweet news....

2011-04-07 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Charles T. Drevna, president of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, issued the following statement on the House of Representatives' passage today of H.R. 910, the Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011: (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110309/MM60639LOGO) "The passage of this bill by the House of Representatives is an important victory in the ongoing effort to halt EPA's regulation of greenhouse gases...

2011-01-05 11:08:00

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States government owes more than $2.5 trillion to the Social Security trust fund, says economist and author Allen W. Smith, Ph.D. The debt has been accumulated over the past 25 years as the government spent all surplus Social Security revenue for general government operations. The surplus revenue, generated by the 1983 payroll tax hike, was supposed to be saved and invested to build up a large reserve in the trust fund with which...