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U.s. Senate Candidate Ken Cope Condemns Planned Cuts to U.S. Military Strength

Source: Politics Balla | Feb 27 2014, 4:11am CST | by PR.com

U.S. Senate candidate Ken Cope today condemned the severe budget cuts planned for the Army, which would reduce our fighting force to 1940 levels.
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US Military Launching 'Strike Team' To Deal With Ebola Cases In America

Oct 20 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Big Government

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to put together a special "strike team" to aid civilian health workers in the event of future Ebola cases in America. The "strike team" will consist of 30 members and will include "20 critical care nurses, five doctors trained in infectious diseases and five trainers in infectious disease protocols." According to Mail Online, Hagel spokesman, Rear Admiral John Kirb ...
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Neil Young: Forget ISIS, Fight Climate Change Instead

Oct 14 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Rock legend Neil Young told radio host Howard Stern on Tuesday that the "free world" ought to fight climate change rather than the Islamic State, or ISIS. Visiting the Howard Stern Show for a long-awaited interview, Young slammed both Democrats and Republicans for ignoring the plight of the planet, suggesting that environmental damage from the "carbon footprint" of the U.S. military was a greater threat than Islamic terror in the Midea ...
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Congressman Defends Tobacco Sales to Troops: 'Leave Us the Hell Alone'

Oct 8 2014 10:07am CDT | Source: Big Government

California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is fighting a potential ban on tobacco sales on military bases and ships. The idea of a ban is currently under a department review, thanks to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. But Hunter, a Marine reservist who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, is already fighting the idea.  “It’s not curbed for anybody else. Why pick out the folks who choose of their own accord to fight f ...
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Congressmen to Obama: Define troops' Ebola mission

Oct 6 2014 8:18pm CDT | Source: WND

Sierra Leone troops prepare to remove the bodies of suspected Ebola victims. WASHINGTON – The White House has issued what it calls a “fact sheet” on its plan to send up to 4,000 U.S. troops to the Ebola hot zone in West Africa, but some lawmakers feel that falls short of a detailed plan and a strategy. Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., a key member of the House Armed Services committee, has seen that fact sheet but told WND he was not reassured about the sa ...
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Key Congressional Republicans to Obama: Put Someone in Charge of Ebola Crisis Management

Oct 6 2014 6:59pm CDT | Source: Big Government

President Barack Obama must name one single senior adviser to handle the Ebola crisis management worldwide and domestically, two senior congressional Republicans wrote to him on Monday. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) chairman Sen. Jerry Moran (R-KS) wrote to Obama: The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is a health crisis of massive proportions. You have announced a government-w ...
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Generals blast Obama's order of troops to fight Ebola

Oct 5 2014 6:35pm CDT | Source: WND

WASHINGTON – Two retired U.S. Army generals have blasted President Barack Obama’s decision to send U.S. troops to West Africa to battle the Ebola virus epidemic, saying the military is to fight wars, not disease. In exclusive interviews with WND, retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William “Jerry” Boykin and retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Paul E. Vallely condemned Obama’s decision, as U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ...
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Military Firms Likely To Benefit From Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

Oct 5 2014 12:04pm CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors. As U.S. combat operations ended in Iraq and Afghanistan, the defense industry braced for protracted budget cuts at the Pentagon. Major contractors have laid off workers, merged with one another and slowed production lines as s ...
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Military Firms Likely To Benefit From Airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

Oct 5 2014 12:04pm CDT | Source: Truthout Stories

Three days after U.S. warships fired 47 cruise missiles at Sunni militant targets in northern Syria last week, the Pentagon signed a $251-million deal to buy more Tomahawks from Raytheon Co., a windfall for the military giant and its many subcontractors. As U.S. combat operations ended in Iraq and Afghanistan, the defense industry braced for protracted budget cuts at the Pentagon. Major contractors have la ...
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