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Defense officials outlined how the military would operate under a shutdown as a deeply divided Congress argued over rival spending bills, with the clock ticking on the Monday deadline. Read more...
Once again, the number of suicides among soldiers outnumbered combat-related deaths for the year. Stars and Stripes: Through November this year, potentially 303 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard soldiers took their own lives. In Read more...
(This video was shot and edited by Steve Hebert for ProPublica and produced by Steve Hebert for ProPublica and Krista Kjellman Schmidt, ProPublica) By Peter Sleeth, Special to ProPublica and Hal Bernton, The Seattle Times WELLSVILLE, Kan. Read more...
Ending the War in Iraq: A Promise Kept... Read more...
If you missed Dave Neiwert's post on the disgusting, odious O'Keefe, go read it first. What drives me wild about this story is the disgusting, cynical attitude this young "filmmaker" has toward women, and how often I see it among other Read more...

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It's about time some of these troops are finally getting to come home from Iraq. We're still going to have 50,000 troops there so this doesn't mean th Read more...