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November 6, 2007, 2:05 pm 4 comments in the last 7 days.
Regular readers will not be shocked at my personal outrage over George W. Bush's support of torturing suspected enemies with the technique known as "waterboarding." While this makes the president's policies once again the butt of bad jokes and parodies, like the video below from cartoonist Ignatius M. Dedd, creator of "Dead Guy, The Cartoon," it isn't funny at all.
There was a time, a long time in fact, when the best possible stateside duty a Marine could hope for was Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Orange County.
April 30, 2012, 10:16 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
As many of you have heard by now, Jimmy Kimmel called Obama out on marijuana at the 2012 White House Correspondents’ Dinner last night. Kimmel asked, “What is with the marijuana crackdown? Seriously, what is the concern?
March 10, 2010, 8:54 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The existing medical marijuana program in Oregon has been highly successful, but is in many ways less than optimal. I am not personally a medical marijuana user, nor do I have any association with the organizers of the medical marijuana regulation campaign in Oregon.
February 20, 2010, 11:11 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.
August 22, 2016, 7:20 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
Last Friday the Marion County Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Team launched two separate driving campaigns focused to create a safe traveling experience for visitors and residents. Beginning August 19th and ending September 5th, deputies will be working our roadways focusing on impaired and distracted driving.
First and Foremost, I wanted to express a future, a future which if we allow such conflicts to continue or to believe those whose jobs seem to etched on creating such conflict, we will have failed our posterity and left the burden for them to resolve such a tragedy as Palestine.
July 29, 2008, 4:14 am 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The sound of afterburners from fighter jets soaring into the California sky over the El Toro Marine Corps Air Station have been silent for almost a decade. They are replaced by an eerie silence that envelopes the looming buildings and hangars. I have many memories of my time as a Marine at this place and they have been flooding back over the last several days as I've spent time here investigating a massive hazardous waste situation created when the Marines dumped massive amounts of TCE- Trichloroethylene, into the groundwater. Contact with the potent chemical degreaser can quickly turn fatal.
May 27, 2008, 1:06 pm 1 comments in the last 7 days.
The remains of four U.S. servicemen, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been identified and will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors. The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced the information today.
As the White House readies a final desperate push for the unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, large crowds turned out for “Rock Against the TPP” events in Seattle and Portland. The events were held over the weekend as part of a nationwide protest tour featuring high profile celebrities including actress Evangeline Lilly, hip hop icon Talib Kweli, comedian Hari Kondabolu, and punk band Anti-Flag.