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Guys, this is just soooo sad. Under President Obama, the religious right is just being hammered. And, it's especially bad in the military. It's a sad state of affairs. Take a listen to Todd Starnes ...
by librarisingnsf
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun May 04, 2014 at 10:43 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
What would you do if you found out that a shocking murder plot was unfolding silently? What if this wasn’t just any murder, but the premeditated and carefully plotted unfolding of a terrifying ...
by Mikey Weinstein
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 02:00 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
This diary is part of the Firearm Law and Policy group's ongoing series Guns and Suicide . Previous installments of the series can be found here , here , ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 10:00 AM PST with 27 Recommends
On the week of 12/9/2013, NPR Morning Edition started a series of reports on the consequences of being discharged from the US military with a less than honorable discharge. In the 12/11/2013 report,
by thumbunny
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 12:44 PM PST with 4 Recommends
As all of you well know by now, the Philippines has been hit with a one-two punch of a massive earthquake and now a typhoon that is already considered the greatest natural disaster in the history of ...
by Lawrence
Comment Count 70 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 04:08 PM PST with 101 Recommends
I was pretty much not around the site yesterday. I could attribute that in part to it being Monday which is always a busy day in my classes at the college where I teach. But in reality, I was ...
by rserven
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 04:00 PM PST with 33 Recommends
This is a Photo Diary of OSU, OSU Students, Corvallis community and Oregonians organizing to counter protest Westboro Baptist Church at U.S. Army Ranger Pfc. Cody Patterson's memorial service at ...
by BlueJessamine
Comment Count 93 comments on Wed Oct 23, 2013 at 10:41 AM PDT with 177 Recommends
This morning N.M. Congressman Steve Pearce posted this on his Facebook page: It looks like the Park Service has replace the barriers to keep visitors out of the parks. Veterans from across the ...
by Morgan Sandlin
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Oct 02, 2013 at 02:19 PM PDT with 63 Recommends
Following in the footsteps of their political partners, the Southern Baptist Convention, the Roman Catholic "Archbishop" for the military, Timothy P. Broglio, has issued instructions to Catholic ...
by CPT Doom
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Sep 26, 2013 at 10:41 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
US air force victim of sexual assault facing 'capricious' prosecution The death threats began again shortly after Lieutenant Adam Cohen, a combat systems engineer in the US air force, returned from ...
by Richard Lyon
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 11:06 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
BREAKING NEWS: for all LGBT and allies: NEW GAY SECRETARY of the Air Force under Obama. 'After the Friday, June 21, retirement of Air Force Secretary Michael Donley, ERIC FANNING became the ...
by LOrion
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 05:16 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
House Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) plans to offer this week an Audit the Pentagon floor amendment to HR 1960, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY2014. It is a ...
by Audit the Pentagon
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 03:13 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Conservative columnist George Will thinks that volunteers by definition should not be paid. Because, apparently, that would be "Orwellian." In a more generally erroneous column on a wider subject -- ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 07:13 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Although it received mixed reviews upon it's initial release in 1997, Ridley Scott's "GI Jane" starring Demi Moore and Viggo Mortensen stands uniquely on this day as a testiment to how just how far, ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 10:32 AM PST with 5 Recommends
In discussions of guns and gun policy in America, one statistics for me stands out: on average, 100,000+ Americans suffer gunshot injuries every year: and 30,000+ of those injuries are fatal injuries.
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 185 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 08:27 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  On July 12th, TomDispatch posted the latest piece in Nick Turse’s “...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 08:04 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  It was January 15, 2004, and TomDispatch had only been in existence ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Jul 16, 2012 at 07:16 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . Call it a mantra, a litany, or a to-don’t list, but the drip, drip, drip of ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2012 at 07:40 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
A brief list of what we have learned so far regarding the Republican platform for this Fall's election campaign (in no particular order): 1. Cut taxes on Billionaires. 2. Raise Taxes on the poor &
by Steven D
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 07:00 AM PST with 11 Recommends
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by Bruce Bourgoine
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 04:50 PM PST with 18 Recommends