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This day in WND history: Poverty under Obama rises to alarming level

Poverty under Obama rises to alarming level Nov. 28, 2013: A year into then-President Obama’s second term and despite establishment-media reporting of an Obama “economic recovery,” the number of Americans who were on welfare in 2013 was higher than the number of people who had full-time jobs. Michael Snyder, creator of TheEconomicCollapseBlog.com, outlined the economic reality […] …

Historic 1st: Jewish woman finalist for Miss Germany

There was a time less than a century ago when Jews in Germany were rounded up, shipped off to concentration camps and gassed to death. The Holocaust is an ugly historical fact about the nation, but, for the first time, a Jewish woman is one of the final 20 candidates in the Miss Germany contest. Tamar Morali, 21, told […] …

How Muslim violence shaped world history

In 12 years after Mohammed’s death, 632-644 A.D., Muslim jihadists conquered the Eastern Roman Empire, Syria, Palestine, Eastern Anatolia, Armenia, Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt and North Africa. Muslim pirates then terrorized the Mediterranean, blockading trade routes. This caused economic disaster in Roman Europe by diminishing products moving East to West. An important item no longer […] …