Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Links For Tax Day

Yes, folks, that day has come.  So if you already haven't done so, get those forms in the mail, or send them off electronically, or get whatever method you use done.  Besides taxes, here's what else is going on:

From MyFoxChicago, vacationing in Europe is getting cheaper for Americans, due to the Euro's drop in value.

From The Washington Free Beacon, a video of David Ignatius saying that the White House left Secretary of State Kerry like a "breached whale" after the deal with Iran, and China has agreed to help Iran build five nuclear power plants.

From Wise Conservatism, Americans aren't thinking any more.

From France24, Americans in Yemen are fleeing on ships to Djibouti.

From The Washington Times, the GOP presidential candidates are "all losers", says the man with one eye.

From UPI, a candlelight vigil is held to commemorate the death of President Abraham Lincoln 150 years ago.

From Fox News, the caretakers of Lincoln's tomb face budget cuts and criticism from National Geographic.

From CNN, former football player Aaron Hernandez has been found guilty of first degree murder.
UPDATE:  The story now indicates that he has been sentenced to life without parole.

From CNET, the European anti-trust regulator has accused Google of abusing search-engine dominance.

From American Thinker, the Louisiana executive director of the ACLU thinks that the proposed "Marriage and Conscience Act" could allow men to beat their wives.  (There is indeed a religion that under some circumstances, permits wive-beating.)

From Zero Hedge, Bank of America's revenue drops.

From Reuters, the price of crude oil increases due to Middle East tension and an expected drop in U.S. production, but the increase is checked by an IEA report suggesting that supplies may tighten later than previously expected.

From The Guardian, four people were arrested at Manchester (U.K.) airport for allegedly attempting to enter Syria.

From The Big Story at AP, according to Israeli researchers, attacks against Jews increased 38% in 2014.  (via Truth Revolt)

Also from The Big Story, the wife of former L.A. Clippers owned Don Sterling has won a lawsuit against his old girlfriend.  (via Uproxx)

And from GayPatriot, a little tax day humor.

UPDATE:  Here's one more.  From WJLA, a small helicopter lands on the west side of the Capitol.

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