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About eslkevin

I am a peace educator who has taken time to teach and work in countries such as the USA, Germany, Japan, Nicaragua, Mexico, the UAE, Kuwait, Oman over the past 4 decades.

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 In May, President Obama and the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a plan to update the seriously outdated overtime rules to strengthen the … Continue reading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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Stop!


Hi Kevin, As you know, what makes payday lending so dangerous is the cycle of debt that lenders trap people in. But this predatory practice is even more harmful – and unfair – than you may have realized. Payday lenders have … Continue reading

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Audit: Pentagon Cannot Account For $6.5 Trillion Dollars Is Taxpayer Money–Are you getting this News in Your School? If not, get educated here


Adding to the appearance of impropriety is the fact that thousands of documents that should be on file have been removed and disappeared without any reasonable explanation. By Jay Syrmopoulos | The Free Thought Project @SirMetropolis | August  2016 Audit: … Continue reading

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Pentagon Wants Artificial Intelligence (AI) to Explain Itself — ROSE COVERED GLASSES


“NEXTGOV” “Effort aims to nurture communication between machines and humans by investing in AI that can explain itself as it works. Humans won’t make full use of AI until they trust it won’t fail, according to the Defense Advanced Research … Continue reading

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Insider’s Report: Assessing the Health of Medicare


In the last issue, I wrote about the state of the Social Security program as discussed in the 2016 Trustees Report on Social Security. Today I want to give you a snapshot of how Medicare is doing, according to the … Continue reading

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