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December 5, 2011, 2:31 am 2 comments in the last 7 days.
Marine Corps sergeant Dakota Meyer was awarded the Congressional medal for saving 36 lives in the heat of extensive combat, in Afghanistan. But now, instead of being honored, Dakota Meyer is experiencing retaliation for having blown the whistle on a former employer based in England, military defense contractor BAE Systems, that he believes was trying to sell military hardware to Pakistan that could in turn be used against U.S. forces.
There’s a tragic story making the rounds right now of 6 young girls who are allegedly going to be beheaded by the Saudi Arabian government for having boys at a birthday party. The viral article asks for a world outcry to save the girls’ lives. Shocking, but because Saudi Arabia has such a terrible track record for human rights violations, even a kid’s birthday party police crackdown is easily believable. That said, the article in question is absolutely FALSE.
August 30, 2006, 5:42 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
A man who went on a full rampage through the Marion County Courthouse last year lighting fires and threatening police will spend the next several years in Oregon's penal system. 38-year old Christopher Lee Millis of Keizer crashed his pickup into the Marion County Courthouse last year and set fires inside that would lead to the eventual total restoration of the county building built originally in the 1950's.
Mr. former Vice President— or Dick, if you don’t mind — I was greatly disturbed to hear that you endorsed Gina Haspel or “Bloody Gina” as she has been affectionately called, for Director of the CIA, and your call to restart the use of torture, or as you once euphemistically called torture, “enhanced interrogation techniques.” Shame on you Dick, torture is never justifiable.
Detectives have arrested two men for sexual activity with a 12-year old girl. The girl was an acquaintance of the men and the sexual contact occurred independent of each other.