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Three Members of Congress Just Reignited the Cold War While No One Was Looking
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, ignorance, usa, government, HR5859, war profiteers, Ukraine, Russia, unanimous consent )

Nancy
- 4 days ago - truthdig.com
I would often camp out in the House chamber, near the clerk's desk, prepared to say "I object" when something of consequence appeared out of the blue. Dec. 11, 2014, is one of the few times I regret not being in Congress to have the ability to oversee...
Thank You Notes for Charity
Offbeat  (tags: send a note for charity, $5 donation by Take Part and Samsung, environment, health, women, world, freedoms )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - takepart.com
This holiday season, send a Thank You Note to someone who made a difference in your life. Samsung and TakePart will donate $5 to a charity of your choice.
Ferguson Offers Hope to Family of Unarmed Native Man Killed By Police
Society & Culture  (tags: Corey Kanosh, wrongful death, Officer Michael Peacock, Native American, Knosh band of the Pauite tribe, family, government )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - redpowermedia.wordpress.com
Marlena said she and her mother, Marlene Pikyavit, were worried because they believed the two had been drinking, so the women called local police for help. Officer Michael Peacock came to their home, and Marlene said he agreed to help bring the men home.
Survivors Recall Genocide of Amazon Tribe in Brazil
World  (tags: Waimiri-Atroaris, Genocide, violence, Amazon region, Brig. Gen. Gentil Nogueira Paes, indigenous tribe )

Nancy
- 6 days ago - laht.com
The number of Waimiri-Atroaris plummeted from roughly 3,000 in 1972 and to 322 in 1983, according to censuses carried out by the University of Brasilia and the National Indian Foundation.
Israeli Cave Offers Clues About When Humans Mastered Fire
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 7 days ago - news.sciencemag.org
Mastering fire was one of the most important developments in human prehistory. But it's also one of the hardest to pin down, with different lines of evidence pointing to different timelines...
Free Dr. Stacey Addison! ACTION
World  (tags: Dr. Stacey Addison, East Timor, government, justice, innocence, world, freedoms, human rights )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - change.org
For nearly 2 months, waiting in agony and willing to cooperate, Stacey and her lawyer heard nothing from the authorities. Suddenly, on October 28th she was rearrested without a charge and taken to a women's prison.
Good News! Afghan Authorities Commit to Ensure Brishna's Safety
World  (tags: human rights, Brishna, rapist convicted, Afghanistan, children, female rights )

Nancy
- 16 days ago - blog.amnestyusa.org
Victory! Following the sentencing of Brishna's rapist, Afghan authorities have now committed to ensuring Brishna's protection.
JINGLE CATS "Holly Jolly Christmas'' - YouTube   video
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas kitty, Burl Ives, Holly, Jolly, Christmas, funny, cute, video )

Barb
- 8 days ago - youtube.com
Burl Ives has some competition with this cute little kitty!!
 
 
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