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    Honor Women Vietnam Veterans
    Jan Scruggs is the man who came up with the idea of building a Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. He is also the founder of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the nonprofit organization created to build and maintain the Memorial.The...
  • Hastag
    Obama obstructing battle against Boko Haram to promote Axelrod’s Nigerian client
    When the notorious Islamic terrorist group, Boko Haram, kidnapped 278 school girls from the town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria last year, Michelle Obama began a Twitter hashtag campaign, #BringBackOurGirls. But behind the scenes, the Obama...
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    Department of Veterans Affairs thinks all roads to straight to the VA
    According to The Wall Street Journal, on Tuesday the bureaucrats at the Department of Veterans Affairs finally admitted that all roads don’t lead straight to VA Medical Centers.Under a federal law passed last year, The Veterans’ Access...
  • Sick leave
    A growing push for paid sick leave
    This past January, President Barack Obama made paid sick leave a part of his State of the Union speech. When it comes to time off for being sick; the United States can certainly be better compared to other industrialized countries. It is something...
  • John Davis
    Libertarians should 'Strike While the Ire is Hot'
    A confluence of factors may present an opportunity for electoral success for Libertarians and the party needs to be prepared to “Strike While the Ire is Hot.” That will be the message renowned political analyst John Davis will present...
  • League of Women Voters-Port Washington & Manhasset Hosts 'Money in Politics' Panel
    Big Money is corrupting politics, undermining democracy - can anything be done?
    It's stunning that Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell feels such impunity from voters that he can instruct states and courthouses to disregard President Obama's executive order requiring federal contractors to reduce carbon...
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    VA Expands Eligibility for Therapy for Military Sexual Trauma
    The Disabled American Veterans reports that the VA has just expanded eligibility for victims of Military Sexual Trauma. According to a report in DAV Magazine, the Department of Veterans Affairs did so to make it easier for those veterans to...
  • Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Keith Ellison
    Congressional Progressives offer alternate 'People's Budget' to counter GOP
    Each year, the Republicans get massive attention for their budget proposals - this is especially the case this year since Republicans now control both Houses, so there is a better chance that their proposals, which basically shift trillions of...
  • Beyond the Mask coming to Watertown
    Beyond the Mask Christian action adventure movie coming to Watertown
    The new action adventure movie, Beyond the Mask is coming to Watertown for a special showing on Monday, April 6th at 7:30 pm at the Salmon Run Mall.The film, by Burns Family Studios, stars Andrew Cheney as Will Reynolds, the leading mercenary for...
  • Congressman Steve Israel discusses his novel, 'The Global War on Morris'
    Rep. Steve Israel: Satiric novel 'The Global War on Morris' has serious message
    US Congressman Steve Israel came to Great Neck, the setting for his novel, "The Global War on Morris," to talk about the real-life events that were fictionalized in the book. And while the book is presented as satire, it has a serious...
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    Today is the Fifth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act
    Five years ago today President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and despite what Republicans claimed five years ago Obamacare has been an unqualified success.The Affordable Care Act has exceeded all expectations and it...
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    Veterans with PTSD Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
    Two recently published studies show that once again veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are getting the short end of the stick.The first report, published last November by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), says the VA has...
  • Truth
    I.R.S. must go
    The Internal Revenue Service has evolved into the Infernal Residue Disservice.The time is now for us to replace the current system of taxation with a simpler system without the capability of being used as a means to suppress an entire population...
  • NC General Assembly
    Keeping North Carolina a one-party state
    “There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters” ― Daniel WebsterDaniel Webster could have been talking about the Republican majority in the 2015...
  • Flag wars continue in America
    Allah outrage: New York parents flip out over Pledge of Allegiance
    It is a generally held American principle that our cultural and ethnic pluralism is a sign of strength. But a school in upstate New York is finding out the hard way this week that not everyone agrees -- with local education officials being forced...