Blog Profile / Business Insider: Politix

Filed Under:Politics
Posts on Regator:21285
Posts / Week:92.9
Archived Since:July 11, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Corbyn says he 'cannot support' airstrikes in Syria and is gambling that Cameron doesn't have the votes for bombing

Jeremy Corbyn has sent a letter to all Labour MPs saying he "cannot support" bombing in Syria. Here is the text of that letter: Jeremy Corbyn's letter to MPs. A big, big moment in his leadership of Labour —...Show More Summary

A London Mayoral candidate used Donald Trump's hair to attack his rival

The Conservative London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith has accused his Labour rival Sadiq Khan of being "about as authentic as Donald Trump's hair" during a lively debate in Parliament this afternoon. Responding to a question on the...Show More Summary

Alex Salmond had a bizarre reason for not attending the Syria debate

The House of Commons was packed on Thursday as MPs crowded into the chamber to hear Prime Minister David Cameron outline his plans to bomb Syria. There was, however, one notable absence — Alex Salmond. Instead of taking part in the debate,...Show More Summary

LIVE: Cameron is making the case for bombing Syria

British Prime Minister David Cameron is presenting his case to the House of Commons for British forces to extend air strikes against ISIS into Syria. A vote on the airstrikes will be held next week. We're covering this live, so refresh this post for updates by clicking here. Show More Summary

Video appears to show Trump mocking the physical condition of a reporter during a South Carolina rally

On Tuesday night at a rally in South Carolina, Donald Trump doubled down on his claim that people in New Jersey cheered after the September 11th attacks   The real-estate mogul also appeared to mock a journalist for hedging on an earlier report that Trump says corroborates his claim. Show More Summary

'Time flies': Obama had an absolute blast 'pardoning' a turkey at the White House

President Barack Obama participated in the annual pre-Thanksgiving tradition of pardoning a turkey at the White House on Wednesday. "This is my seventh year pardoning a turkey. Time flies," he said, before the punchline. "Even if turkeys don't." Obama pardoned Abe, whom he deemed the "TOTUS" — Turkey of the United States. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush is spitting fire at Obama for touting climate-change efforts after Paris attacks

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) is hammering President Barack Obama for saying the upcoming climate-change talks in Paris will be a "powerful rebuke" to the same terrorists that recently attacked the city. "The president said something...Show More Summary

The US government spent more than $20 billion on drugs for seniors in a year

Between price gouging of older drugs and seriously expensive new treatments that have come to the market in the past few years, drug pricing is on the minds of everyone from politicians to health care providers. A new study by the Government...Show More Summary

Russia is already exacting its revenge on Turkey for downing a Russian warplane

Just over 24 hours after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on after claiming the jet had violated Turkish airspace, Moscow is already exacting its revenge — albeit subtly. "We're not going to wage a war against Turkey.... But we will...Show More Summary

A short history of the White House's weirdest Thanksgiving tradition

Every year, before the President of the United States can sit down and fully enjoy a Thanksgiving meal with his family, he must first go through the odd tradition of "pardoning" the turkey that won't be eaten. While the reason why the...Show More Summary

OBAMA: There are no credible threats on the US right now

? In a brief news conference before Thanksgiving Day, President Obama reaffirmed that there was no "specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland." Video courtesy of The White House Produced by Lamar Salter Follow BI Video: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Obama: 'No specific and credible' threat to the US

In a pre-Thanksgiving statement, President Barack Obama assured Americans that the US has no "specific and credible intelligence indicating a plot on the homeland." Obama spoke Wednesday from the White House after a meeting with his national-security team. Show More Summary

This interactive timeline tracks Russo-Turkish tensions

The following report is a joint presentation by the Institute for the Study of War and the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute. Russia and Turkey have long been at odds over Syria, with Moscow backing President...Show More Summary

A popular messaging app just dealt a potential blow to ISIS

A popular messaging app that ISIS uses to communicate and disseminate propaganda has introduced a new feature that will make it easier for users to get the terrorist group off the app. Telegram channels now have a "report" button on their profiles that allow any subscriber to alert the company to inappropriate channels. Show More Summary

Here's the real reason George Osborne just scrapped Tax Credit changes

The big news from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne's Autumn Statement on Wednesday is that he is doing a massive U-turn on his plans to cut tax credits. The Chancellor said that he had listened to people's concerns and wouldn't make any cuts to in-work benefits. Show More Summary

This is America's new $13 billion warship

The US Navy is just months away from adding the most expensive warship in history to its fleet, the $13 billion USS Gerald Ford. The USS Ford, the lead ship of the new Ford-class aircraft-carrier series, is expected to join the US Navy in early 2016, according to CNN. Show More Summary

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

In fewer than 70 days, the first votes of the 2016 presidential primary will be cast. The last month in the respective Republican and Democratic primaries have taken distinctly different turns. Since Vice President Joe Biden declined...Show More Summary

The Shadow Chancellor just quoted one of history's most brutal dictators in the House of Commons

John McDonnell, the Labour Shadow Chancellor, just did something that doesn't happen very often in the House of Commons. He quoted former communist dictator Chairman Mao Zedong. In his response to chancellor George Osborne's Autumn Statement...Show More Summary

There’s one major reason Putin wouldn't want to seriously escalate the situation with Turkey

The downing of a Russian plane by Turkish forces on Tuesday has had tensions running high. Moscow is calling it a "planned provocation." Turkey, a member of the NATO alliance, has said it had a right to defend its airspace. But there's...Show More Summary

TRUMP: I predicted terrorism

Real-estate mogul Donald Trump raised eyebrows during a Tuesday-night rally by taking credit for having "predicted terrorism." "I'm like a guy with vision," the Republican presidential front-runner declared. Trump was touting the predictions...Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC