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Womens Veterans Conference

Here we are at the Women’s Conference in Sarasota.  Thanks to Veterans for Peace for sending us.  There are over 100 Women vets registered here today – most form Florida but some for as faraway as Vermont and Los Angeles. … Continue reading

DISABLED VETERAN IS DISRESPECTED!

Rev. Griner will be at The Clock restaurant this Saturday morning at 10 am. to protest the treatment of a veteran and his service dog. TO MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL MEDIA: FROM THE OFFICE OF REV. MILFORD L. GRINER, PRESIDENT, … Continue reading

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Conference on opportunities for Veterans

From the Veterans Farm in Jacksonville Active Duty, Veterans, Veteran spouses, and Local Farmers who are interested in  starting a farm or ranch related business. Please join us March 7th for our workshop/conference to learn more about grant, scholarships and … Continue reading

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About | CITIZENFOUR

CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate … Continue reading

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2014 Veterans Day Free Meals and Discounts

Here is a site dedicated to bringing you military discounts. I am also including a shorter list of the local meal discounts and free meals on veterans day below the quote Two notes before jumping in: Proof of Military Service. … Continue reading

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DoD Releases Strategic Sustainability Plan (IE plan for Climate Change

Climate Change does exist according to the US military: WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2014 – The Defense Department released a plan today intended to mitigate the effects of climate change on military operations and national security in what officials describe as … Continue reading

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Yoda Has Left the Building

Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s. via Yoda Has Left the Building. Well worth reading: Marshall is admired by Rumsfeld and if that’s … Continue reading

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The True History of Blowback in One Sentence

Since you’re probably wondering why the Canadian Parliament was shot up and your friendly neighborhood police officer is driving a tank and your savings account is a sad joke and your road is littered with potholes and you can’t find … Continue reading

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First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost More Than Indian Mission to Mars – The Daily Beast

Fears of a potent Syrian air defense system drove the U.S. Air Force to send its silver bullet force of F-22 Raptor stealth fighters into battle for the first time ever. The Pentagon confirmed on Sept. 23 that the $150 … Continue reading

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Snowden awarded Swedish ‘alternative Nobel’

Edward Snowden has been declared one of the winners of a Swedish human rights award for his disclosures of top secret government surveillance programmes. The former National Security Agency contractor on Wednesday split the honorary portion of the 2014 Right … Continue reading

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