Category Archives: national security

The Scandal about Misleading Talking Points on Benghazi

2016 is only 4 years away yet some talking point folks are busy busy creating misleading talking points for the public about emails from the State Department Here is a link to an article, “GOP Sources Altered Benghazi E-Mails To … Continue reading

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Romney’s Odd Hotheaded Comments about Foreign Policy Reveal his Inexperience

Romney’s Negative Political Maneuvering What was Mitt Romney thinking when he angrily accused President Obama of things that President Obama never said or did? Romney seems to be reading from a script that uses certain hot-button key words meant to … Continue reading

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Does Mitt Romney just make things up?

Mitt Romney’s speech in New Hampshire Mitt Romney seems to belong to the “create your own reality” crowd that hung around with G. W. Bush and Karl Rove a few years ago. At least that’s what it sounded like when … Continue reading

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How to save $100 billion per year (via IPPNW peace and health blog)

The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War offer a way to save $100 billion per year. It is time to cut spending on nuclear weapons development. Nuclear weapons should be outlawed. Bruce Blair of Global Zero has just … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole. Does the Dept. of Defense Know Where their Money Goes?

Possible Gold Mine of Untracked Money in DOD The accounting practices of the Department of Defense are so ridiculous that it should be a Saturday Night Live Skit.  This assessment comes from the DOD’s own Inspector General! Here are some … Continue reading

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Something Smells at Fox News Politics Twitter Fiasco

Fox News Politics Claims Twitter Feed Hacked Fox News claims its Fox News Politics twitter feed was hacked into on July 4, 2011 with a malicious series of tweets masquerading as the real FoxNewsPolitics and spewing false rumors about President … Continue reading

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Japan’s Fukushima Nuclear Plants Show U.S. Danger of Nuclear Power

Will the NRC come clean about how much radiation is seeping into the United States? Could American nuclear reactors withstand similar catastrophes as Japan’s Fukushima plants? What needs to be done to insure the safety of U.S. reactors, especially those on or near earthquake fault lines? Continue reading

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GOP Governor Walker Refused Dialogue with Unions prior to Protests

Did Governor Walker Orchestrate Wisconsin’s Budget Shortfall? Jonathan Williams, director of the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) which represents conservative state lawmakers, and Randi Weingarten, President of the American Federation of Teachers, discussed … Continue reading

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The Epidemic of Lack of Good Education + No Jobs for Arab Youth = Terrorist Breeding Grounds

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What are the Factors that Drive Arab Youth into Terrorist Organizations?   Recently there was a report on National Public Radio from American Abroad Media (AAM) called “Overlooked and Underpaid: Arab Youth in Today’s Economy” regarding the vicious cycle of lack … Continue reading

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President Obama Highlights Importance of Education to Win the Future of America

President Obama gave his State of the Union Speech Tonight, 1/25/11 and urged Americans to Win the Future “We do big things. From the earliest days of our founding, America has been the story of ordinary people who dare to … Continue reading

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