McCain’s Two Step – Unemployment Consequences In Ohio

10,000 unemployed PEOPLE, their families, their homes, and the taxes they pay are nothing to sneeze at. Today the unemployment rate is the highest in 6 years. […]

The World Watches How America Treats Its Friends

The US State Department rejects wannabe immigrants who have gambled their lives to help Americans. The stories are endless and tragic. Americans promise the world to Iraqis and Afghanis, winning their allegiance and support. Often recruiting them for dangerous translator positions, sometimes making outrageous promises they know can’t be kept. Some collaborators dies […]

Bush Breaks More Promises To Soldiers Waiting For Citizenship

After the War, a New Battle to Become Citizens

Despite a 2002 promise from President Bush to put citizenship applications for immigrant members of the military on a fast track, some are finding themselves waiting months, or even years, because of bureaucratic backlogs. One, Sgt. Kendell K. Frederick of the Army, who […]

US Tax Dollars NOT Spent on Homeless Veterans – Words Are Cheaper

1 Out of 4 Homeless Are Veterans

WASHINGTON — Veterans make up one in four homeless people in the United States, though they are only 11 percent of the general adult population, according to a report to be released Thursday.And homelessness is not just a problem among middle-age and elderly veterans. Younger […]

Who is Taslima Nasreen, Why Should We Care

Taslima Nasreen should leave or die: Muslim clerics

MLA vows to ‘behead’ Taslima Nasreen

Aug 17: Muslim clerics in West Bengal Friday issued a “death warrant” against Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen if she did not pack her bags and leave India.

“Anybody eliminating her would be given Rs 100,000 and […]

Russian Gays Face Tough Road Toward Equality

Most Seem to Favor Low-Key Approach Over Confrontational One

By Anton Troianovski Special to The Washington Post Saturday, August 11, 2007

… with a small gay rights movement taking shape amid a more frank pop culture, gays are struggling with altogether different questions. Should they openly confront what […]

Civilians In Combat Risk All For A Few Dollars More

Service Civilians and the Wounds of War Many Fill Vital Roles in Iraq, but Medical Care Can Be Spotty

By Ann Scott Tyson Washington Post Staff Writer

Traveling through Sunni insurgent territory north of Baghdad, the U.S. military convoy was nearing a base when a roadside bomb ripped into the lead […]

Bush’s Private Armies Suffering Breakdowns

Contractors Face Combat-Related Stress After Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 4 — Contractors who have worked in Iraq are returning home with the same kinds of combat-related mental health problems that afflict United States military personnel, according to contractors, industry officials and mental health experts.

But, they say, the private workers are largely left […]

Bush Administration Last Days – Are We Scared Yet?

Bush administration wants us to be scared of:

AlQaeda, Other un-named terrorists, Gays, anyone who is not a radical Christian, anyone who is not with his agenda,

Inclusive health care People who think

This administration wants his population to be white or act white, buy in to the […]

Fundamentalist Social Destruction Is Everywere

Egypt forbids female circumcision By Magdi Abdelhadi BBC Arab Affairs Analyst

Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation.

… the death of a 12-year-old girl in Upper Egypt a few days ago triggered an angry […]