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Too many laws, too many prisoners

- Never in the civilised world have so many been locked up for so little; too many politicians want to act tough, too many...

Veterans of Gulf War Continue Their Battle for Truth and Transparency

 July 27th hearing of the US House Veterans Affairs Committee- Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation  can be seen and all testimony read at following...

Christopher Story

Christopher Story died under unclear circumstances after a short illness (1938 – June 14, 2010).

Taking Calls From Veterans on the Brink of Suicide

- Though suicides among active-duty service members are carefully tracked — they hit a one-month record, 32, in June — no reliable data exists...

Paul Krugman on the ADL: “Shameful — and stupid”

- One thing I thought Jews were supposed to understand is that they need to be advocates of universal rights, not just rights for...

Reader on Cloned VA Yes-Men with Government-controlled Minds

- The DAV, VFW and American Legion over the years have been as useful to combat veterans as tits on a boar hog - By...

The Vast Intelligence Buildup Is to Oil Pentagon War Machine

- David M Kennedy of Stanford Univeristy: “The army is at war, but the country is not. We have managed to create and field...

Formation of Al Qaida: US-Israel Collaboration

- SPECIAL REPORT: The top secret Israeli-US program to establish “Al Qaeda” - By Wayne Madsen in Opinion Maker Press clips gathered by the CIA and discovered...

ADL: Freedom of Religion … Sometimes

- The idea that all of Islam is the same is tantamount to the idea that all of Christianity is represented by the KKK,...

Israel Classifies Its Past as Top Secret

By Lawrence Davidson in Opinion Maker Israel is a land built on myths. It is, of course, not unique in this. Indeed in this way...

The Real Aim of Israel’s Bomb Iran Campaign

- The idea of waging a U.S. war of destruction against Iran is obvious lunacy, which is why U.S. military leaders have strongly resisted...

John McCain: A Closer Look at Evil (Part 5)

McCain-Feingold campaign finance reform removed a key constraint on influence peddling by Zionists and organized crime. When you see one, you find the other hovering nearby.

U.S. Department of Defense Announces Latest Contract Awards

No. 679-10 July 30, 2010   ---------------------------------- CONTRACTS  DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY                  Universal Sodexho, Tacoma, Wash. is being awarded a maximum $180,000,000 firm fixed price, prime vendor, indefinite delivery and...

FBI releases 400-page Howard Zinn file

By Justin Elliott in Salon Surprising no one, the FBI announced today it had tracked the left-wing historian Howard Zinn for 25 years, despite having apparently...

Obama Signs $60 Billion Afghanistan War Bill, Includes $13 billion for Agent Orange Presumptives

By Nicholas Johnston and Brian Faler in Bloomberg President Barack Obama signed a $60 billion war-funding bill that will pay for his plan announced last...

The Other Side of the DU Issue

It is with the purpose of freedom- of being able to read all sides of the issue- that I share this resource I found...

Keeping time to go atomic on space station

By David Shiga THE International Space Station will soon host the most accurate clock ever sent into space. It will allow for better synchronisation of...

Rep. Hall Hits Group Life Insurance Handling of Troops’ Benefits as “Dishonest business practice”

Rep. John Hall, Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, issued the following statement today in response to...

Record Heat Wave Fans Deadly Fires in Russia

By Terence Neilan (July 30) -- A record-breaking heat wave continued to send forest fires sweeping across parts of Russia today, destroying villages and leaving...

Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News

From the VA: Top 10 Veterans Stories in Today’s News 1.      Lawmakers Urge Shinseki To Reconsider Roanoke VA Office Renovations. The Augusta Free (VA) Press (7/30) notes...

How to Choose a Military School

We frequently receive questions from parents about choosing a Military School Attending a military school, or joining a branch of the armed forces, can be...

Book by Innocent Victim Suggests Torture by U.S. Was Widespread

 - "We don't torture," squawked George W. Bush time and again; he was lying. Murat Kurnaz in  Five Years of My Life: An Innocent Man...

U.S. Army Clears War of Wrongdoing

- U.S. Army: It's not war; the "risky behavior" of our troops at home drives them to suicide. Did you know that a solider...

With rise in demand, VA stepping up services for female veterans

By Lisa Rein in the Washington Post WASHINGTON — About 1.8 million women have served in the U.S. military, and with 245,000 female soldiers, sailors, Marines...

Trussville parents say tainted water at Camp Lejeune, N.C. caused childrens’ brain cancer

By Kent Faulk in the Birmingham News A tainted water supply at the military base at Camp Lejeune, N.C., caused brain cancer in the two...

The Tragic Death of a Night Porter, a Holocaust Story of Poland

The Tragic Death of a Night Porter …what possesses greater intrinsic value? Maintaining the mainstream version of the Holocaust at any cost, or the life...

Dallas Conference for Gulf War Veterans Does NOT Include Discredited Douglas Rokke

- Setting the record straight. Internet hoax says discredited 'expert' who presented before White Supremacists/Neo-Nazi’s is slated to speak at the NGWRC National Conference...

Defending Tax Cuts for Super-Rich Is the GOP’s Waterloo

- Letting the tax cuts for the super-rich expire while keeping the rates for the working class offers President Obama a political opportunity to satisfy progressives, co-opt...

The CIA and WMDs: The Damning Evidence

 - Weapons of Mass Destruction have become a cautionary tale: Don't believe your government - IN response to: How They Got Their Bloody Way from...

Afghan War Barely Surfaces in Midterm Elections

- Americans have been assured by Presidents Bush and Obama that this war is critical to our security, but never as a country asked...

July is deadliest month of Afghan war for US

By Robert H. Reid KABUL, Afghanistan – Three U.S. troops died in blasts in Afghanistan, bringing the death toll for July to at least 63...

Irvine Councilwoman Christina Shea Speaks Out on Environmental Mess at El Toro

- An environmentally sensitive politician from the GOP steps up to expose Irvine's Toxic Cocktail - (SALEM, Ore.) - Never believe there isn't reason for...

Regional Veterans News 7/30/10

Regional Veterans News 7/30/10 Regional stories on veterans’ health, education, benefits, legal affairs and other issues today from: Parkerburg, North Carolina - Veteran files suit in...

Gates Assails WikiLeaks Over Release of Reports, DoJ Source Says Espionage Act of 1917...

- Bush-Cheney-Ashcroft are back as the Obama administration threatens using the Espionage Act of 1917 against whistle-blowers reinterating that Obama like Bush is lying....

VA Slow to Implement Cost Controls, Says House VA Chair

Failure to Act Increases the Risk of Waste, Fraud, and Abuse of Funds Directed to Caring for America’s Veterans   Washington, D.C. - On Wednesday,...

The GOP Plot to Screw the Economy and the Middle Class

- What the GOP and Tea Party allies are doing is not just reckless, it's sociopathic - By Bob Cesca at Huffington Post We're only three months...

Tea Partyers Are Not Crazy, Just Sarah-Palin Foolish

By: Barbara Koeppel  in The Nation The mythmongers in Tea Party land and millions more Americans seem to prefer fiction to fact. Based on a mid-April New York...

Video – Endgame in Afghanistan: ‘It’s Taken a Year to Move 20km’

- As the war in Afghanistan enters its final chapter, Sean Smith's brutal, uncompromising film from the Helmand frontline shows the horrific chaos of...

Republicans Block Bill to Aid Small Business

- GOP: Target America - By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Thursday rejected a bill to aid small businesses with expanded loan programs...

John McCain; A Closer Look at Evil (Part 4)

With McCain’s help, Ashkenazi organized crime has steadily gained more political power. Its operatives already wield influence disproportionate to their numbers, indifferent to their place of residence and often contrary to America’s interests.