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Now Can We See Some Bankers Go To Jail?
Finally revealed: Just how low Bank of America would go to screw over American homeowners. Read more...
Report Details Failed Afghan Project Linked To U.S. Soldier Deaths
The failure to install a system to prevent insurgents from planting roadside bombs in hundreds of locations has led to the injuries and death of several American soldiers, according to a report released Tuesday by American investigators. Read more...
Intelligence and national security? Not so much. Read more...
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) acknowledged on Wednesday that House Republicans had consciously voted to reduce the funds allocated to the State Department for embassy security since winning the majority in 2010. On Wednesday morning, CNN Read more...
I am a 27 year old veteran of the Iraq War. I enlisted to protect the American people, but ended up making profits for politically-connected contractors. I returned to a country whose economy had been devastated by bankers with the same connections and the same lack of ethics. It might be cliche by now, but this is the second time I’ve fought for my country and the first time I’ve known my enemy. I am the 99%. Read more...

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Apparently MSNBC and The New York Times were both aware of this story but did not report on it at the request of the Unites States government until The Guardian broke their embargo today and ran the story anyway. Somehow Andrea Mitchell and Steve Read more...
Hamid Karzai's got his own corruption problems but given their track record nothing would surprise me with how these private contractors are acting in Read more...
From Lou Dobbs Tonight, the Face Off Segment with The Nation’s Jeremy Scahill, the Council on Foreign Relations’ neoconservative Max Boot and the Read more...
From The Daily Show: Al Franken proposes getting rid of the old "it's OK if you get raped" clause in government contracts, but 30 Republicans objec Read more...
Rachel Maddow with the second half of her report on the political witch hunt of ACORN and the problems that the De-Fund ACORN Act is going to bring fo Read more...