Tag Archives: National Security

OpEd: There goes the Republic (AppealDemocrat.com)

December 18, 2011

By Robert Scheer Once again the gods of war have united our Congress like nothing else. Unable to agree on the minimal spending necessary to save our economy, schools, medical system or infrastructure, the cowards who mislead us have retreated to the irrationalities of what George Washington in his farewell address condemned as “pretended patriotism.” […]

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Stephen Harper, Barack Obama set to unveil border deal (CTV News)

December 6, 2011

WASHINGTON — Stephen Harper heads to the White House on Wednesday to unveil a long-awaited border security agreement with U.S. President Barack Obama, but the visit comes at a particularly tense moment in Canada-U.S. relations as TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline saga rages on. The $7 billion project, shelved at least temporarily by the Obama administration […]

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Bernie Sanders confronts defense contractor fraud (Raw Story)

By Eric W. Dolan Sen. Bernie Sanders on the Senate floor Wednesday urged lawmakers to make the Pentagon fight against defense contractor fraud as they debated the National Defense Authorization Act. “This country has a record breaking deficit and a $15 trillion national debt,” he said. “What many people do not know is that one […]

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