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Blog posts : "military"

Children and Grief

Children Teaching Children about Grief
A Professor Child Production

Professor Child ReviewSometimes you have a bad day and other times you have a catastrophic year! In a span of six months my children lost their great-grandfather, their grandfather, the family dog, and their grandma’s cat. My kids were suffering, as wel…

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US Military to Expand Presence in Australia

ObamaUnited States Military to Expand Presence in Australia

President Barack Obama announced an agreement Wednesday to expand the U.S. military presence in Australia, underscoring concerns in the region over an increasingly assertive China.

The agreement, formally unveiled by Obama during a joint news con…

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Obama Vows to Foil Iran Nuke Effort and Other Fantasies

President Barack Obama

Obama Vows to Foil 
Iran Nuke Effort  

Defending his efforts to halt the Iranian nuclear threat, President Barack Obama said Sunday that the economic sanctions against the country have had "enormous bite," and that he is united with Russian and Chinese leaders in ensuring Iran does not develop an…

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Could the Feds Soon Test Anthrax Vaccine on Your Kids?

Anthrax VaccineTo test now or to maybe test later? That is the question the Obama Administration advisory group will answer this week over a vaccine that has never been given to children: the one for anthrax.

The anthrax vaccine, which has been tested for adults, is a vaccine that may not ever be necessary and …

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Defense Cuts Could Mean The Draft

The DraftDefense Cuts Could Mean Draft

The House Armed Services Committee chairman is warning that further reductions to projected defense spending could make a military career so unattractive that it would force the Pentagon to revive the draft.

Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., suggested that spending cu…

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Birther Hero Discharged from Air Force

Birther Hero Discharged from Air ForceBirther Hero Discharged from Air Force

This story is not new, but it didn't really get the attention it deserved in the press. Let me make it very clear that while I am NOT a "birther" I am a strong supporter of the movement to have President Obama's documents authenticated because of the secrecy su…

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Mubarak to Announce Sept. Step-Down as Obama Urges Him Not to Seek Re-Election

Egyptian anti-government protesters pray in front of an Egyptian army tankduring a protest in Tahrir …The New York Times is reporting that President Obama is urging Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to not seek re-election. According to unnamed sources cited by Arab TV outlet Al Arabiya, Mubarak will oblige the president and announce he will step away after his term expires in September:

Presid…

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Death Toll Tops 100 in Egypt’s Protests #opegypt #Egypt #Jan25

More than 100 people have been killed during anti-government protests that have swept Egypt, according to a Reuters tally of reports from medical sources, hospitals and witnesses.

There was no official figure, and the real figure may be very different, given the confusion on the streets.

On Saturd…

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Military Jets Fly Low Over Cairo in ‘Show of Strength’

BBC:

The Egyptian military has staged an apparent show of strength in the capital Cairo during a sixth day of anti-government protests.

Two air force jets and a helicopter are repeatedly flying low over Tahrir (Liberation) Square, the main gathering point for demonstrators.

A column of tanks…

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Military Tanks Patrol Egyptian Streets

Military Tanks Patrol Egyptian Streets

After reports of widespread looting of public buildings, businesses and even peoples’ private residences, new video posted to YouTube shows Egyptian military tanks entering the city of Rihab, a city located north of Cairo:

As looters raid peoples’ ho…

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Army Health Initiative to be a Model for Obama Approved Perfect Citizen

First lady, Michelle Obama, Obama, Codex, Codex Alimentarius, FEMA Camps, Army, Military, oprah, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Winfrey show, military programs, joe biden, president obama, vice president biden, jill biden, nwo, new world order, opinion, politics, health, obesity, political opinion, food code, world food code First lady Michelle Obama said Thursday that the military's push to turn recruits into health-conscious warriors could be a model for making people across the U.S. more focused on fitness and nutrition. Does no one else see the direction this is heading? This whole story makes me sick because we all…

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Tea Party Ready to Make Difficult Military Budget Cuts

Tea party supporters clamoring for the government to slash spending say nothing should be off limits. Tea party-backed lawmakers echo that argument, and they‘re not exempting the military’s multibillion-dollar budget.

That’s creating hard choices for the new Republicans in Congress who …

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Military recruiters told to accept gay applicants

gay rightsSAN DIEGO – The military is accepting openly gay recruits for the first time in the nation's history, even as it tries in the courts to slow the movement to abolish its "don't ask, don't tell" policy.

At least three service members discharged for being gay began the process to re-enlist after the P…

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10 Reasons the US Military Should Officially Use Pot

Medical marijuana may have a host of advantages over other treatments for traumatized vets, but the VA won't even study its efficacy.

"There's a lot of things I'm passionate about, but getting a prescription for my marijuana from the VA is probably at the top of my list. I'd be like a kid waiting up …

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Family Pleads for Soldier's Release

The family of an American solider captured in eastern Afghanistan is pleading for the release their son, and urging him to "stay strong."

Lt. Col. Tim Marsano of the Idaho National Guard issued a statement Friday from the family of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. airborne infantryman who was taken by th…

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