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A Morally Bankrupt Military : Spc. Alexis Hutchinson and Pvt. Paul Rich

Army Spc. Alexis Hutchinson. Below, Alexis with son Kamani Hutchinson. Photos from Oakland Tribune.U.S. Army:Infant to protective services, mom to Afghanistan By Dahr Jamail / November 16, 2009 See ‘Morally bankrupt military: When soldiers and their families become expendable,’ by … Continue reading

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Special Delivery : Ft. Hood GI Gives Letter to Obama

Pfc. Michael Kern. Photo from Cynthia Thomas / Under the Hood Cafe.Stopping by the barracks:GI Michael Kern hands Obama IVAW letter What happened at Fort Hood has made it abundantly clear that the military mental health system, and our soldiers, … Continue reading

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Dahr Jamail : Ft. Hood Shootings Reflect Problems in U.S. Military

The sun sets at Ft. Hood, Texas, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, as the media awaits a briefing on the day’s terrible events. Photo by Michael Thomas / AP.Shootings rock massive Fort HoodAs soldiers point to grim mood at the base … Continue reading

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Jim Hightower : ‘Gooberhead Award’

VA treating vets as lab ratsBy Jim Hightower / July 22, 2008 Time for another Gooberhead Award, presented periodically to those in the news who’ve got their mouths going 100 miles an hour – but forgot to put their brains … Continue reading

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Ecstasy May Be Key To Treating PTSD

At last the incurably traumatised may be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.And controversially, the key to taming their demons is the ‘killer’ drug EcstasyBy Amy Turner The following story was originally posted on May 4, 2008 … Continue reading

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