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Senate showdown over military sexual assault bill

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has secured public support from nearly half the Senate, but not enough votes, for her proposal to give victims of rape and sexual assault in the military an independent route outside the chain of command for prosecuting … Continue reading

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▶ Where the Hell is Matt? Dancing Around the World

▶ Where the Hell is Matt? 2012 – YouTube. Coming Together around the World – Dancing Together! World Peace is Possible! Watch and Enjoy. 😉

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Hey, We Won Something!

Gotta Love Allen Grayson!  The only member of the House elected primarily by small donors. Two Months ago, we were told that if the United States did not attack Syria, we would see a new era of chemical weapons warfare. … Continue reading

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▶Veterans Day Salute : The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel

▶ The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel 1981 – YouTube. Happy Veterans Day.  This seemed appropriate

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This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time | Harry Leslie Smith | theguardian.com

From a WWII British Vet: Why he will stop his visible remembrance Over the last 10 years the sepia tone of November has become blood-soaked with paper poppies festooning the lapels of our politicians, newsreaders and business leaders. The most … Continue reading

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▶ What Would You Do?: Anti-Muslim Harassment – YouTube

▶ What Would You Do?: Anti-Muslim Harassment – YouTube. Here is a video that represents the kind of veteran we can all be proud of.  He appears at the end of the video.

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▶ Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son

  via ▶ Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son – YouTube. JUST A REMINDER!

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How the World Health Organisation covered up Iraq’s nuclear nightmare | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment | theguardian.com

How the World Health Organisation covered up Iraq’s nuclear nightmare | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment | theguardian.com. A UN report summary contradicts other research findings about birth defects seen in Iraq which would point to the use of Depleted Uranium … Continue reading

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Malala meets Barack Obama and asks him to end Drone Strikes

From RtoZ.org Malala said she was honored to meet Obama and that she raised concerns with him about the administration’s use of drones, saying they are “fueling terrorism.” “I thanked President Obama for the United States’ work in supporting education … Continue reading

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Shutdown and Veterans services

Raechel maddow interviews Paul Rieckhooff of Afghanistan and Iraq Veterans of America on how the shutdown is negatively affecting veterans services.   Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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