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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 13, 2011 | 10:11 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Osama Bin Laden used computer disks to avoid being detected. In Japan, a plan is almost in place to start compensating thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes because of the nuclear disaster, and an off the beaten path to protest Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed massive cuts to education.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 10, 2011 | 10:07 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The PublicK NuisancE hit the road and nearly blew a gasket after observing what’s become all too acceptable. Scott Paterno drops a fresh installment of Notes & Asides. Paterno dissects the killing of bin Laden with the same intensity proud Pappa Joe watches Sunday reels, and RTC is patting itself we told you what Newt would do months ago.

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President Obama’s Perspective on the Ordered Killing of Bin Laden

By at May 9, 2011 | 12:48 pm | 0 Comment

President Obama’s Perspective on the Ordered Killing of Bin Laden

President Barack Obama appearing on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” said he’s had no problem sleeping since ordering the death of Osama Bin Laden. It was Obama’s first direct response to critics, who contend U.S. forces should have taken the al-Qaeda leader alive.

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Bin Laden still had a heavy hand in al-Qaeda

By at May 6, 2011 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Bin Laden still had a heavy hand in al-Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden played a hand in al-Qaeda right up until his death. Over the past few years, terrorism experts came to see bin Laden as not much more than Qaeda’s symbolic leader. It was widely believed that he no longer concerned himself with day to day operations, but that view is changing in light of documents and files retrieved during the raid at his home in Abbottabad, earlier this week.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 6, 2011 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; one of Osama Bin Laden’s wives is talking about life on the upper floor of that sprawling house in Abbottabad. In Japan, Prime Minister Kan is calling for the shutdown of the Hamaoka nuclear power plant. Kan is reportedly very concerned about another earthquake and the effect it will have on that plant. Recessions seem to only hit the poor, middle class, and the rich. The take home pay for CEO’s of large companies is higher now than it was just prior to the Great Recession.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 5, 2011 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; no go on bin Laden’s photo. President Obama has decided it is in the best interest of America and American’s not to release the most talked about picture on the planet. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection reverses course, was it pressure or common sense? And, RTC’s Eric Epstein will talk about all those freebies some lawmakers in Pennsylvania recently pocketed. You can hear and join the conversation on 580 talk radio starting at 4:00 pm. (EST)

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Bin Laden’s Last Seconds

By at May 4, 2011 | 1:59 pm | 72 Comments

Bin Laden’s Last Seconds

Osama bin Laden did not have a gun in his hands when American forces shot and killed him. Details of his demise do not match the pictures or video’s we have all grown accustomed to seeing; the world’s leading terrorist always liked to be photographed with an assault rifle in plain view.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 4, 2011 | 11:05 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; new details are emerging about that raid on Osama Bin Laden’s compound. In Pennsylvania, the judicial court system is still mum about a judge that should have retired last year. A joint investigation by RTC and Democracy Rising found that Stephen J McEwen, a superior court judge, should have retired last year. And in Japan, when less is more – Japanese authorities say they will provide fewer briefings, but more information about the nuclear crisis.

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How Did Bin Laden Fool the World?

By at May 3, 2011 | 11:40 am | 1 Comments

How Did Bin Laden Fool the World?

Up until roughly 48 hours ago, Osama bin Laden was the luckiest man alive. How is it that the world’s most hunted human being managed to outfox the U.S. military for nearly a decade?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 3, 2011 | 9:34 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; how did Osama Bin Laden manage to live so large, for so long in plain sight? The answer could strain U.S. relations with Pakistan. Navy Seals recovered what could turn out to be a cache of crucial information about al-Qaida’s internal operations. In Japan, crews are trying to install an air filter into a building that houses reactor 1. If successful it is expected to reduce the amount of radiation by 95 percent and open the door to restoration of a cooling system/

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