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February 16, 2013

Breaking News:

Oregon and Colorado House Reps to Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill in Congress -

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

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

Rally Alert: Forward on Climate

Did you know that this Sunday, February 17, 2013 in Washington, D.C., there will be held the largest climate rally in our nation’s history? Here are the particulars of the Sierra Club-sponsored Forward On Climate event, direct from the organization’s page: On Sunday, February 17, thousands of Americans will head to Washington, D.C. to make Forward on Climate the largest climate rally in history. Join this historic event to make your voice heard and help the President start his second term with strong climate action. What: The largest climate rally in U.S. history. When: February 17, 2013, Noon – 4:00 p.m….

Here is Why Republicans Care About Benghazi

The caskets of U.S. Ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens, Foreign Service officer Sean Smith, and security officers Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty are escorted through an honor cordon during a dignified transfer ceremony at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Sept. 14, 2012. DoD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo (Released)

I’m beginning to understand why, for the past five months, Republicans in Congress and in the media have worked so hard to politicize the tragic deaths of our ambassador and 3 other diplomats in Benghazi, Libya. They went to great lengths to contrive conspiracy theories about the attack on the American consulate and President Obama’s supposed negligence or even complicity in the attack. Most recently, they use the tragedy to stall the nominations of Sen. Chuck Hagel and John Brennan for Secretary of Defense and CIA director posts. Contrast that behavior with how we all reacted to the worst terrorist…

Shoes Thrown at Former US Diplomat in British Parliament

Former U.S. diplomat Paul Bremer, who was head of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) of Iraq following the 2003 invasion, is the latest victim of a shoe throwing incident, this time in British Parliament, on February 7. During a meeting organized by a Think Tank, Henry Jackson Society, a man identified as Yasser al-Samarani threw a pair of shoes to Bremer, yelling that the shoes came “from Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi people.” Bremer might have learned how to deal with flying footwear from his former boss, President George W.; because he was extremely quick to react, first ducking, and…