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Top 5 US Government Decisions That Put Troops More at Risk Than Snowden Did
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, terrorism, troops, war )

- 316 days ago -
Since Edward Snowden is being accused of endangering the lives of US troops, here are some of the ways the Washington politicians have put soldiers' lives unnecessarily at risk in recent years:... 1. Going to war on false pretenses.........
Chemical Spill Leaves Thousands Without Water in West Virginia
Environment  (tags: chemcial spill, water contamination, W. Virginia chemical spill )

- 316 days ago -
CHARLESTON, W.Va. Federal prosecutors opened an investigation on Friday into a chemical spill that contaminated the drinking water of more than 200,000 residents of West Virginia, as state officials said it was unclear when the water would be safe to use.
New Public Documents Reveal FBI Failed to Follow Secretive Domestic Drone Protocol
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, democrats, dishonesty, congress, americans, abuse, bush, bushadministration, ethics, crime, media, lies, usa, u.s., freedoms )

- 316 days ago -
In its audit of the Department of Justice's use of drones, the DOJ Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealed the FBI began deploying drones domestically in 2006.
Pine Ridge Reservation Part I: Where Despair Meets Hope   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Pine Ridge, reservation, poverty, oppression, hunger, lack of services, Oglala, Lakota Sioux, US, broken treaties, continuing oppression, Native Sovereignty )

- 316 days ago -
"Abby Martin Breaks the Set with exclusive coverage of Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota."
Ancient Rock Art in Texas Yields 'Surprising' New Finds
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 315 days ago -
The canyonlands of Texas' Lower Pecos River are home to thousands of grand, colorful pictographs -- depictions of people, animals, spirits, and often inscrutable symbols -- painted in caves as much as 4,000 years ago
Millionaires' Club: For First Time, Most US Lawmakers Are Worth $1 Million-Plus - Why Work at Burger King?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, healthcare, housing, socialsecurity, government, ethics )

- 316 days ago -
Members of Congress have long been far wealthier than the typical American. Just a hair over 50 percent are millionaires. A watershed moment at a time when lawmakers are debating issues like unemployment benefits, food stamps and the minimum wage?
When Will They Ever Learn? The American People and Support for War
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war, terrorism, military, troops, politics, constitution, government, ethics )

- 316 days ago -
There would certainly be less disillusionment, as well as a great savings in lives and resources, if more Americans recognized the terrible costs of war BEFORE they rushed to embrace it... Wake up America, we don't want your wars and you don't need them.
The Origins of War in Child Abuse - Re-Enacting a Violent Childhood? Video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, war )

- 316 days ago -
STUDY: The poor childrearing of so many Americans explains why the U.S. has the largest military in the world and continues to be in the middle of unnecessary wars around the world, plus has one of the highest murder rates of developed nations...
The Origin of the 8 Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It
Business  (tags: ethics, money, politics, business, labor, society, law )

- 316 days ago -
One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work -- generally, every person I've spoken to quotes me something close to 8 hours a day.
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