Monthly Archives: August 2016

Report of Abuse Inside the Defense Logistics Agency


Further Report of Abuse Inside the Defense Logistics Agency The Project On Government Oversight recently received new information involving its July 6, 2016, article about improper leaks of restricted government documents by the Defense Logistics Agency to a major US … Continue reading

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When the dust settled, at least 95 people lay dead, thrusting Tokhar into the center of an international debate over how the Syrian war has been waged and who has paid the price


500 Pound U.S. Weapons Strike Syrian Village – Who did they kill? by rosecoveredglasses “WASHINGTON POST” “A-10 and B-52 aircraft bore down on the village. Their 500-pound bombs struck their targets. When the dust settled, at least 95 people lay dead, thrusting … Continue reading

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Build a better world where people have access to clean water and sanitation for themselves and their families.


Hey Kevin, What have you done to #showup for water and sanitation? Access to clean water and a toilet are two everyday essentials we normally don’t think about. What’s shocking is that eight out of 10 people living in rural … Continue reading

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Donald Trump in the Bayou : The Tea Party, a Sinkhole in Louisiana, and the Contradictions of American Political Life


Tomgram: Arlie Hochschild, Trumping Environmentalism [Note for TomDispatch Readers: We’ve got a special offer today (and a scheduling notice as well). The remarkable sociologist Arlie Hochschild, whose books have helped change our world, has just spent years climbing what she … Continue reading

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Can We Trust Boeing with American Defense?


After $1.3 Billion Overrun Boeing Receives New $2.8 Billion Contract by rosecoveredglasses “BREAKING DEFENSE” “Boeing got the most recent contract for a replacement tanker back in 2011 after a decade of failed deals, illegal actions by the company, bumbling by the … Continue reading

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I’ve been a Vocal Advocate of Jobs over Prisons for Years–that is Americans need Good Jobs; Not more Prisons


Dear Kevin, This week the Justice Department announced that it would phase out the use of private prisons for federal inmates. The Justice Department had a released a report that found that private prisons had higher rates of assaults, fewer services for … Continue reading

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This is why you should be able to vote for Bernie this election!!


Foreign Influence Becomes Hot Issue on US Campaign Trail Controversy over former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s ties to Russia, Ukraine, and DC lobbyists highlights problems with the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Meanwhile, the Clinton campaign is dogged … Continue reading

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Congress—Democrats and Republicans alike—are trying to delay implementation of the president’s new overtime rule.


Kevin, Members of Congress—Democrats and Republicans alike—are trying to delay implementation of the president’s new overtime rule. In May, President Obama and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a plan to update the seriously outdated overtime rules to strengthen the … Continue reading

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Turn to our present American world and to neighborhoods where the postman doesn’t ring even once, but the police are ready toshoot more than once


Tomgram: Judith Coburn, On the Mean Streets of America Step aside, Sam Spade. Move over, Philip Marlowe. You want noir? Skip the famed private eye novels and films of the 1930s and 1940s and turn to our present American world … Continue reading

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Why Labeling Political Opponents ‘Stupid’ Is Stupid


Solved: The Mystery of the Green Olympic Pool Olympics officials reveal what caused the diving pool to turn green. READ FULL ARTICLE Share: Libya Warns Italy of ISIS Cell in Milan as Europe Remains on High Alert Libyan agents seized … Continue reading

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