TruthOut reminds us that the war in Afghanistan continues to escalate.
From NPR and AlterNet - the Army Docs tell Soldiers with brain injury to stop complaining . Officially, military figures say about 115,000 troops have suffered mild traumatic brain injuries since the wars began.
At ProPublica Gen. Peter Chiarelli, the Army's vice chief of staff, defended the military's handling of soldiers who suffered brain injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Tom Mullins, New Mexico Republican Congressional hopeful said that the USA could litter the Mexican border with landmines to keep immigrants out, but then said he "...does not advocate this" [he just provides publicity for the idea].
The NRA defends Hillary Clinton acknowledging that rumors that the USA signed a treaty banning firearms are false. YHate posted more about this, plus also posted a great graphic. Go check it out.
The US Federal Government must begin extending some federal employee benefits to same-sex couples and their children including employee assistance programs and child-care subsidies. President Barack Obama ordered this to take place effective "immediately". Existing law prevented the White House from extending all federal employee benefits to same-sex couples.
Bet you didn't hear any of this on Faux News!
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