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Cheers and Jeers as NDAA Signed By Obama Today
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, bush, bushadministration, cheney, congress, crime, cover-up, ethics, GoodNews, lies, military, obama, politics, propaganda, troops, terrorism, usa )

- 12 hours ago -
Posted to TomCat's blog with some details on torture amendment, closing Gitmo and other provisions for our military
Jon Stewart HAMMERS Fox News for Attacking Food Stamp Recipients (Includes Video at Link)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, americans, congress, dishonesty, media, lies, news, propaganda, politics, usa )

- 50 minutes ago -
Post to TomCat's blog..."it makes points still of concern and appropo to today's reporting besides still making us laugh" Jon Stewart
Help Us Create A Better World, Use Compostable Cups Tim Hortons!
Environment  (tags: tim hortons, calgary, alberta, disposable coffee cups, trash, compostable cups, conservation, ecosystems, environment )

- 14 hours ago -
We are concerned with the fact that in Calgary, Alberta alone, 800,000 disposable coffee cups get thrown in the trash each day.
Significant Seizure of Elephant Ivory at Heathrow Airport
World  (tags: Elephant Ivory, heathrow airport, london, elephant tusks, angola, hanover, germany, corruption, crime )

- 14 hours ago -
The seized ivory at Heathrow Airport, which included raw elephant tusks along with carved bangles and beads, was discovered in baggage left abandoned at Terminal 4 in transit from Angola on its way to Hanover in Germany in October.
Take Action: End Illegal Live Exports to Turkey
Animals  (tags: live exports, animalcruelty, abuse, animalwelfare, death, ethics, humans, investigation, killed, killing, suffering, protection, slaughter, sadness, society )

- 17 hours ago -
Twelve EU member states are approving the export of farm animals to Turkey despite severe delays at the Turkish border. Please call for an end to this cruel trade.
Save Grey Wolves From Extinction
Animals  (tags: grey wolves, endagered species, animalrights, conservation, death, killed, killing, humans, endangered, extinction, protection, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, law )

- 17 hours ago -
By signing this petition, you will urge Director Dan Ashe of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reinstate wolves as endangered species, thus providing them protection under the ESA.
PETITION: Ban Leg Hold, Coil Spring, Conibear, and Snare Traps in the U.S.
Animals  (tags: Snare Traps, wildanimals, wildlife, animalcruelty, death, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, suffering, humans, crime, cruelty )

- 17 hours ago -
Most civilized countries around the world have already banned trapping - time for the United States of America to adopt a no-trapping policy.
Save Canada's Prairie Grasslands!
Environment  (tags: grasslands, protection, humans, nature, politics, animals, wildlife, conservation, environment, government, green, habitat, Sustainabililty )

- 17 hours ago -
The previous federal government wrongly decided to turn over management of one million hectares of prairie grasslands without any plan to protect species at risk and ensure sustainable cattle ranching.
EPA Withdraws Registration for Dow's Enlist Duo Herbicide
Environment  (tags: Dow Chemical Co., EPA, Enlist Duo )

- 16 hours ago -
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said on Wednesday it had pulled its approval of Dow Chemical Co's new herbicide Enlist Duo as the agency studies new information regarding the product's impact on non-target plants.
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