March 27, 2017
Salem-News.com (Jun-01-2016 12:42)
Oregon Senator Merkley Announces New Suicide Hotline for VeteransSalem-News.com
Due to Dan Davis’ advocacy on the issue, the White City VA will have the new system in place by this Friday, June 3, 2016.
(MEDFORD, Ore.) -
Senator Merkley was joined at today’s event by Dan Davis, a local constituent who has been working for years to change the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) suicide hotline to something easier for veterans to use.
Salem-News.com (May-27-2016 13:33)
Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace MemorialSalem-News.com
"The memory of the morning of August 6th, 1945 must never fade. That memory allows us to fight complacency. It fuels our moral imagination. It allows us to change." ~President Barack Obama
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Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.
Salem-News.com (May-23-2016 21:56)
RDX Evaluation by US EPA - Why It MattersRobert O'Dowd Salem-News.com
EPA downplays RDX toxicity, pleasing the DOD and putting us in peril
(SALEM, Ore.) -
RDX is an explosive which is more powerful than TNT. RDX is not something that available from your local hardware store, but has been used by both the military and terrorists to kill people.
Salem-News.com (May-06-2016 13:14)
Salem Reverberates as Retired Military Plane Flies OverBonnie King Salem-News.com
The Oregon Military says what took Salemites as a military event was in fact just an old plane landing.
(SALEM, Ore.) -
The thundering roar of a huge military plane was heard over south Salem this afternoon, rattling windows and causing not a little intrigue into what this plane was doing here.
Salem-News.com (Apr-14-2016 20:14)
Oregon Air National Guardsmen Welcomed Home from Middle East DeploymentSalem-News.com
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey M. Silver, Oregon Air National Guard Commander, presided over the ceremony.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) -
The Oregon Air National Guard's 142nd Fighter Wing, local dignitaries and family members welcomed home 39 Portland-based members of the 142nd Security Forces Squadron (142 SFS), who deployed to the Middle East for six months, during a ceremony, April 14, at Portland Air National Guard Base.
Salem-News.com (Apr-04-2016 13:08)
The Bangor Eight Peace Activists Found Guilty in US District CourtSalem-News.com
The activists were charged with crossing the "thin blue line", trespassing onto a US nuclear weapons base.
(TACOMA, Wash.) -
Eight activists crossed the blue line onto Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor, which represents the largest operational concentration of nuclear weapons in the US arsenal, in an act of nonviolent civil resistance.
Salem-News.com (Mar-25-2016 03:45)
Uncensored & Unscripted: Human Rights Activist Ken O`Keefe to Speak in Salem/PortlandBonnie King Salem-News.com
“I am first and foremost a lawfully declared world citizen, meaning my ultimate allegiance is to my entire human family and to planet Earth.” ~ Ken O’Keefe
(SALEM, Ore.) -
In February, ex-US marine and Gulf War Veteran Ken O’Keefe was detained from boarding an airplane because he opted out of the TSA body scanner, agreeing instead to a physical body search, and was refused. That was the last thing O’Keefe needed, or expected. He travels a lot, and this response was a first.
Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2016 11:49)
Tractatus Terroismo PhilosophicusVideo by Patrick Soddoff, text by Gilad Atzmon
A message of tragedy, and inspiration to choose otherwise.
If terrorism is the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2016 12:27)
Bahraini King Meets an Israeli RabbiSalem-News.com Foreign Affairs
Is this the prelude to further persecution of other resistance factions in the Middle-East region?
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According to Jerusalem Post, the Bahraini despot Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa met with Rabbi Marc Schneier, the president of the Foundation of Ethnic Understanding, in the Bahraini capital of Manama.
Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2016 12:13)
Iran`s Political Maneuvers After the Parliamentary ElectionSalem-News.com Foreign Affairs
Iran's Sunni MPs refuted the vicious Saudi allegations and defeated the Saudi efforts to stoke the fire of sedition and national unity in Iran.
The Iranian capital recently saw the shuttle diplomacy of various international personalities, namely Turkish Prime Minster Ahmet Davutoğlu.