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Stop The Wage Theft At The National Guard
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Guard, wage theft, federal contracts, maximizing profits, National Guard Bureau )

- 713 days ago -
In April we found out the Natl Guard Bureau had awarded the contract for our work to a new company that was slashing wages 30 to 50 percent. Some companies with federal contracts purposefully classify their employees at lower paid wage Increasing profits
Trail of Tears: Militarized Imperialist Forces Seize Standing Rock Camp
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, crime, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, Govtfearmongering, lies, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, Standing Rock Sioux Nation, Oceti Sakowin Camp, DAPL, BLACK SNAKE, pipeline, National Guard )

- 871 days ago -
With fire and smoke lapping the skyline, Standing Rock Sioux tribal members and water protectors marched, drummed, sang and prayed their way from Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires) Camp, the home they have built while protecting their sacred land
Tens of Thousands Protest Wisconsin Governor' s Plan to Destroy Public Sector Unions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, unions, students, protests, cooked books, National Guard, politics, dishonesty )

- 3070 days ago -
Another huge crowd -- numbering perhaps 8,000 -- surrounded the Capitol for a Tuesday night rally. Protests spread to the Milwaukee area, where hundreds of workers massed outside Walker's suburban home. On Wed, approximately 30,000 protested at the capit
Calif National Guard Names First Female General
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Guard, woman, General, first time ever.military, Americans )

- 3619 days ago -
2009 - 2:37 pm SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The California Army National Guard is naming a woman to be a general for the first time in its history.
"War Is a Racket"
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: United States Armed Forces, US MILITARY, marines, coast guard, Navy, Army, National Guard, Air Force, Big Business, Banking Crime, banking corruption, banking system, government, freedoms, Bill of Rights, war, usa, propaganda, abuse of power )

- 3711 days ago -
After it dawned on him, U.S. Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler, wrote a book called "War is a Racket" which I can virtually guarantee you never heard about in school.
Soldiers Adjust to Returning Home
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: troops, war, National Guard, Vets, Reintegration )

- 3784 days ago -
"With combat veterans, we've trained them to do intense things and now they have to come back to a culture that doesn't quite understand them and we need to give them time to do that. We need to give them the opportunity to do that at their pace,"
Suicide Hot Line Got Calls From 22,000 Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, navy, air force, marinesm coast guard, national guard, suicide, troops, us, war, military, help, va, veterans, ptsd )

- 4004 days ago -
The VA estimates that every year 6,500 veterans take their own lives. ...... of the 18 veterans who commit suicide each day, four to five of them are under VA care, and 12,000 veterans under VA care are attempting suicide each year.
38 YEARS AGO: Ohio National Guard Vs. Kent State War Protesters...   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Nixon, Republicans, War, students, campus protests, peace activists, Kent State, National Guard, troops fire on American students )

- 4089 days ago -
On May 4, 1970, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were killed by Ohio National Guardsmen at an on-campus march to protest Nixon's invasion of Cambodia five days earlier.
The Next Wave of Sacrifices Being Readied for Deployment
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NATIONAL GUARD, Pentagon, deployment, US troops, Iraq, Afghanistan, mideast, war )

- 4286 days ago -
The Pentagon says at least 7 National Guard units will be called up & shipped out to replace existing combat troops in the mideast. They say this will avoid lengthening the deployments oF soldiers there. I SAY BRING 'EM ALL HOME AND SEND NO REPLACEMENTS!
Puerto Rico Governor's Call for Troop Withdrawal Gets Standing Ovation at National Guard Conference
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: National Guard, Puerto Rico's governor )

- 4341 days ago -
Puerto Rico's Goovernor Anibal Acevedo Vila said the U.S. administration has "no new strategy and no signs of success" and that prolonging the war would needlessly put guardsmen in harm's way - and that sending more troops is a national blunder.
The PERFECT Example of Why IMMEDIATE Troop Withdarawl Is Necessary.   video
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: teach hatred abuse children joke sick tr, usa, army, navy, air force, marines, coast guard, national guard, war, terrorism, pentagon, military, middle-east, media, iraq, ethics, crime )

- 4355 days ago -
Yes, I KNOW not every one of our troops are like this, but look at how much just these troops make people hate us.
Fed-Up New Orleans Residents Are Giving Up
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Bush, Republicans, New Orleans, government, politics, failure, National Guard, housing, health care, insurance premiums, broken promises )

- 4531 days ago -
Crime, high rents and what many say is dissipating hope are driving away the best and brightest. Photo: Dylan Langlois, center, and Kasandra Larsen said goodbye to a friend as they prepared to move out of New Orleans.

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