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Salem-News.com (Apr-11-2014 12:33)

Stop Playing Politics With Veterans

The American people are urged to write, call their members of Congress and Senate and demand they take positive action providing VA benefits to those in need.

(MEDIA, PA) - Veterans Our legislators in Washington must stop playing politics with our veterans, this is especially true of Vietnam war veterans. Will the game playing carry over to our veterans of present day wars?

Will they too become pawns? Veterans have few friends in Washington. Just like the Vietnam veterans, today’s veterans will face what we are up against, little to no support.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-27-2014 14:43)

Honored Air Guard Special Tactics Airmen Reflect Core Values of Talented Unit

The strength of the 125th STS is reflected in their unique mission and the camaraderie they have quickly shaped as a unit in less than nine years, becoming officially founded on May 1, 2005.

(CLACKAMAS) - Lt. Gen. Stanley E. Clark III, stands with Tech. Sgt. George Thompson, a combat controller with the Oregon Air National Guard's 125th Special Tactics Squadron They left behind civilian jobs or college class rooms to deploy, chancing their own safety to protect their teammates and carry out grueling operations that changed virtually every day during their six months in combat.

Hometown heroes Doug Matthews, Matthew Matlock, Christopher Jones and George Thompson were honored this week.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-12-2014 23:02)

Hindus Concerned at Hindu Goddesses Depiction at Seattle Burlesque Show

Hindus were for free artistic expression and speech as much as anybody else if not more. But faith was something sacred and attempts at trivializing it hurt the followers - Rajan Zed

(RENO) - Hindu statesman Rajan Zed Hindus are concerned at the depiction of Hindu goddesses in the “House of Thee UnHoly” adult in nature burlesque show in Seattle (USA), running March 12-16 at The Triple Door, calling it inappropriate.

Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that Hindu goddesses, the female aspect of the supreme, were highly revered in Hinduism...

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Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2014 10:05)

VA Accountability: a Project of Concerned Veterans for America

See you on Thursday...for our Country and our Veterans

(MEDFORD) - Veteran Suffice it to say, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is worried. News stories of persistent backlogs, destruction of records, and preventable deaths are flooding the airwaves -- and VA is in full-panic mode. Yet nothing has changed. Nobody has been fired. There is still no accountability inside VA's calcified bureaucracy.

But with your help, we can change this. The subject of this email is "Will you write a letter for our veterans?" because next week -- on Thursday, March 13 -- legions of CVA staff and volunteers across the country will come together to write hand-written letters to their Senators and Congressmen. It's our second "National Day of Action" and and we need your help.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-25-2014 17:44)

The Ken O`Keefe Family Values Tour

World says goodbye to the mother of one of Gaza's most well known and substantial activists.

(SALEM) - Ken O'Keefe and Pat Johnson Pat Johnson, mother of Gaza activist and reporter Ken O'Keeft, died today.

Ken released the news, we are carrying this article as a tribute to Pat, who will always be remembered as an incredible mom and friend, we are sad she has left us, the world is a more empty place today.

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Salem-News.com (Feb-11-2014 18:57)

Is the Hippocratic Oath Being Killed Off by the Big Business of Medicine?

We can do better for our patients – and our dying planet - if we just go back to the honorable past traditions exemplified in the Hippocratic Oath and the Precautionary Principle.

(DULUTH, MN) - Hippocratic Oath vs money When people ask me about what motivates me to occasionally blow the whistle on certain ethical issues, I sometimes say that I am just being true to the Hippocratic Oath that I took when I graduated from medical school.

My 40 year medical career began as a board certified rural family physician and ended by practicing holistic mental health care for a decade.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-25-2014 13:14)

Here is Tom Brokaw`s `Greatest Generation` in 2014

"I don't know why I have to fight so hard for him to be treated with respect and what I feel he should be entitled to..." - Linda Young, daughter of WWII Vet

(SALEM) - WWII Veteran, Carl Dealis Beam of Carthage, Texas. Linda Young describes herself as a proud daughter of a wonderful man, Carl Dealis Beam of Carthage, Texas, who served his country twice in his lifetime, both in World War Two and Korean War.

She says the pride she feels in her father makes the treatment he is receiving all the more difficult. In fact she says she is, "...also ashamed of the way his government and his country has repaid him for that service."

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Salem-News.com (Jan-22-2014 11:46)

A Declaration of Independence - In Virtual CONGRESS

Legislative powers, incapable of Annihilation, have returned to the People at large for their exercise.

(DETROIT) - Declaration of Independence Whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.

The last fifty year history of the present United States Federal Government is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these fifty United States.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2014 17:18)

Lifetime & Legend Winners and the Golden Mike Awards

Dick Enberg, Giselle Fernandez, and John Brooks to Be Honored By Southern California Broadcast Journalists

(UNIVERSAL CITY, CA) - Golden Mike Awards Nationally prominent sportscaster Dick Enberg, journalist and entrepreneur Giselle Fernandez, and award-winning radio newsman John Brooks will receive top honors at the 64th annual Golden Mike Awards(r) show in Universal City, the Radio & Television News Assn. announced.

Enberg will receive the RTNA's Broadcast Legend Award at the gala dinner on Jan. 25. The versatile sportscaster is recognized nationally for his signature cry of "Oh, my!"

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Salem-News.com (Jan-19-2014 14:14)

Aitzaz: Young Boy who Tackled a Suicide Bomber

May your soul rest in eternal peace and may Pakistan see more births of the likes of you Aitzaz Hasan.

(ISLAMABAD) - Aitzaz Hasan ONCE in a while, a story comes along that makes you so proud to be part of the human race. Unless you are an avid reader or ardent follower of world current affairs, the name Aitzaz Hasan may not ring a bell. However, this is one name that should be written next, if not above, to that of Malala Yousafzai in the history of Pakistan.

Malala is a 16-year-old teenage Pakistani school pupil and education activist who on October 9, 2012 was shot in the head and neck in an assassination attempt by Taliban gunmen while returning home on a school bus.

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