Day: August 6, 2017

Federal Forget Peacekeeping Or Freedom: Trump Wants To Stay In Afghanistan For Minerals

Forget Peacekeeping Or Freedom: Trump Wants To Stay In Afghanistan For Minerals

By Andrew Simpson- August 4, 20170 A new report from NBC News quotes an unnamed “senior administration official” present during a meeting on Afghanistan as saying that Donald Trump is considering deepening our involvement there. If that’s alarming to you, consider further the justification Trump has offered: The exploitation of mineral resources. During the meeting …

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Federal Senate Democrats Introduce Bill Allowing Medicare Buy-In At 55

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill Allowing Medicare Buy-In At 55

The announcement shows how the party’s health care views are shifting to the left. By Daniel Marans In a sign that the Democratic Party is embracing more progressive health care ideas, eight Democratic senators announced Thursday that they were co-sponsoring legislation that would allow people 55 and older to buy in to Medicare. Sen. Debbie …

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Federal Al Gore on surge in climate disasters: TV News has become ‘a nature hike through the Book of Revelation’

Al Gore on surge in climate disasters: TV News has become ‘a nature hike through the Book of Revelation’

Joe Barracato 06 Aug 2017 at 13:58 ET Al Gore believes the apocalypse is upon us. The former vice president sat down with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria and explained how TV news these days is like a “nature hike through the Book of Revelation.” The creator of new documentary, “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power,” alluded …

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