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By Robert On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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DOD policy on malaria drug, mefloquine, consistant with FDA

Back on July 29, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated it’s warning about the antimalarial drug, mefloquine, concerning the serious side effects encountered from some using the drug– the neurologic More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013
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Defense Department manual claims ‘extremists’ talk of ‘individual liberties’ ‘state rights’ and ‘make the world a better place’

Judicial Watch recently obtained a Department of Defense training manual which lists people who embrace “individual liberties” and honor “states’ rights,” among other characteristics, as potential “extremists” More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 2nd, 2013
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George Little, DoD plans better public relations in response to Drudge Report, social media and Internet coverage

The Department of Defense announced plans to increase its public affairs efforts due to the devastating effect independent media is having on the Pentagon’s ability to control its news and the public’s response More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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House vote on defunding NSA surveillance program falls short

The House voted down an amendment Wednesday to its version of the Department of Defense’s 2014 budget that would have banned funding to NSA surveillance programs such as PRISM by a slim 12 vote margin. The amendment, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
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Obama administration angers Israel after accidentally publishing details of ‘secret’ planned facility

Israel’s military was angered Monday learning that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests. The Obama administration had promised to build More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, May 4th, 2013
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Military clarifies stance on sharing faith, there will be no court martials

Members of the military are free to share their faith as long as they don’t harass others, the Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday. A Pentagon ban on proselytzing had caused an uproar in social More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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Panetta says Obama didn’t call on Benghazi status, didn’t speak to Joint Chief until attack was over

Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed Friday to hold President Obama “accountable” for his leadership on Benghazi, after the top two Defense Department leaders testified that they had just one conversation with More...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 6th, 2013
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California Congresswoman Barbara Lee introduces the ‘Audit the Pentagon’ bill

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) introduced today a bill to “Audit the Pentagon” in an effort to increase the transparency and accountability of the Department of Defense. Congresswoman Barbara LeeImage/US More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, January 7th, 2013
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President Obama to nominate counterterrorism advisor John Brennan to head CIA, Chuck Hagel to Defense

President Barack Obama will nominate John Brennan, his chief counterterrorism adviser, to be the next director of the CIA, a senior administration official said Monday. President Barack Obama meets with John Brennan, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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US sent Stinger missiles to Turkey and Egypt, which are now part of increasing tensions with Israel

Russia accused the US of sending Stinger Missiles into Syria, assisting the rebels with the removal of Bashar al-Assad. While the US was quick to dismiss these claims, even more investigation reveals that Syria More...

By Robert On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
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DOD ok’s sale of drones to 66 countries, waiting on Congress approval

In what appears to be the Department of Defense’s effort to placate weapons manufacturers, under new Defense Department (DoD) guidelines, up to 66 foreign nations are now eligible to purchase US made drones. Drone More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 10th, 2012
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3 US Soldiers murder by Afghan forces during fake dinner

A senior U.S. Army soldier was killed along with a couple of majors by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan, and three special forces soldiers were gunned down by an Afghan commander who had won their trust and invited More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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‘Disastrous’ Defense cuts looming as deadline nears

Without action from Washington, on January 2, 2013, the U.S. defense budget will undergo the most dramatic and massive cuts in its history. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley The supercommittee More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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Former Green Czar Van Jones rips GOP and Keystone Pipeline

The former Green Jobs Czar Van Jones is making headlines again after criticizing the GOP on the Keystone pipeline, comparing the project to a ‘dirty needle.’ Screenshot of CSPAN speech at June 18, 2012 More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2012
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Leon Panetta thanks gays and lesbians for their service to the US Armed Forces VIDEO

The pursuit of equality is fundamental to the American story, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said in a video message released today to thank gay and lesbian service members and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 9th, 2012
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Richard J Kessler, sailor on USS Enterprise found dead

A sailor was found dead on board the USS Enterprise Friday. Master Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Kessler, 47, of Gulfport, Florida was found dead in his berthing compartment, according to a press release from the More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010
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How US Military Supremacy is a Soviet-Style Poison Pill

The federal budget has swelled to over $3 trillion and the $700+ billion per year military has been a target of Democrats and liberals in the war weary America after the Bush administration. A Rocky Vega article More...

By State of the Nation On Tuesday, May 11th, 2010
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Iowa Republican Pat Bertroche wants to microchip illegal aliens like dogs, ‘cheaper than a fence’

Iowa candidate Dr. Pat Bertroche, yes a physician, sent shockwaves across the political landscape as he advocated putting microchips in illegal immigrants. Pat Bertroche: “I think we should catch ’em, we should More...


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