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February 2, 2013

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Since Sandy Hook -

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dear Harry: Thanks For The Knife In The Back -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Poisoned US Soldiers, Secretary of the Army and KBR -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why is France in Mali? -

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ukrainian Ex-PM Tymoshenko Facing Murder Charges -

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Increased U.S Military Presence in Africa: Why Now? -

Monday, January 14, 2013

Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping? -

Sunday, January 13, 2013

UAE paying men to marry women over 30 -

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence -

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, 4th Anniversary

January 29th is the fourth anniversary of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, enacted by the 111th United States Congress, and signed into law by President Barack Obama. It was the first bill Barack Obama signed into law as a brand new President. Lilly Ledbetter was employed by Goodyear Tire and Rubber’s plant in Gadsden, Alabama, from 1979 until her retirement in 1998. She worked as an area manager, a position largely held by men in the company. Initially the company paid Ledbetter equal to other male area managers, but by retirement, she was earning $3,727 per month compared to…

Where is the Justice?

parrish bennette jr

On January 17, 2013 Parrish Bennette, Jr. accepted  a plea deal of 18 years for manslaughter in the death of 14 year old Yashanee Vaughn. Originally charged with murder, Bennette who was 16 at the time of the crime, faced a sentence of 25 years if convicted. In the twists and turns of the case, the location of the victim’s body was not revealed for 4 months; the assumption was that the defendant was not revealing this information. This situation further highlighted the anguish of both families. One family waiting for word on the location of their daughter’s body, pleading…

Report: Treasury Allowed Executive Pay To Increase Beyond TARP’s Guidelines in 2012


In 2012, the U.S. Treasury Department allowed companies that received substantial amounts of taxpayer-funded bailout money in 2008 to increase executive pay beyond the Treasury’s own limits, according to a new report. The report, issued by the Office of the Inspector General for TARP, was a follow-up to a similar report based on data from 2009-2011. It first revealed that the Office of the Special Master for TARP Executive Compensation (OSM) was failing to follow its guidelines, which set limits on the executive pay of employees at a specific set of companies that accepted an exceptional amount of bailout funds…