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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Apr 22, 2011 ‘Veterans court’ faces a backlog that continues to grow
QUOTE: Veterans whose claims had already spent years in the VA system often wait several more years for the court to rule on whether they will receive disability payments and free health care. Some have abandoned their appeals. Others, including soldiers from as far back as World War II, have died before a decision was issued.
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Obama weighs disclosure order for contractors
QUOTE: “Now, under the guise of ‘transparency,’ the Obama administration reportedly wants to know the political leanings of any company or small business, including those of their officers and directors, before the government decides if they’ll award them federal contracts.”
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Even in an era of budget cuts, these government programs won’t die
QUOTE: But they have survived, again and again, thanks to powerful lobbies or high-placed patrons in Congress… “If lawmakers can’t cut programs that cost a few million, how are they going to cut deficits that are going to be in the trillions?”
Washington Post Apr 20, 2011 Virginia board rejects proposal that would have allowed gay adoptions
QUOTE: A state board overwhelmingly voted… to continue a practice that some argue allows faith-based organizations in Virginia to discriminate in adoptions… “Its broad language would place an undue and unconstitutional burden on private faith-based child placing agencies by forcing us to compromise our religious beliefs in order to maintain our license to operate.”
Washington Post Apr 15, 2011 As Bahrain stifles protest movement, U.S.’s muted objections draw criticism
QUOTE: "The kingdom has largely silenced the opposition, jailing hundreds of activists in a crackdown that has left the Obama administration vulnerable to charges that it is upholding democratic values in the Middle East selectively…”
Washington Post Apr 14, 2011 Top USDA official, leaving to work for Rahm Emanuel, accused of discrimination
QUOTE: The allegations include age and gender discrimination and the promotion of employees supportive of the Democratic Party… The workers said they raised the allegations “because of a hostile work environment, retaliation and/or prohibited personnel practice.”
Washington Post Apr 14, 2011 A Post reporter shares her perspective on hazards for female journalists abroad
QUOTE: Foreign female journalists face challenges most often in parts of the world where protections for women are weak even in peacetime… places where wives, mothers and daughters have few legal rights. Their lives often include forced marriage, genital mutilation, beatings and a long list of daily indignities that make the problems of first-world women seem negligible.
Washington Post Apr 13, 2011 TSA, Congress vow to review pat-down of 6-year-old girl
QUOTE: The incident, recorded and posted on YouTube by her parents... is “another example of mistreatment of an innocent American at the hands of TSA."
Washington Post Apr 13, 2011 Cuccinelli advises against proposed rules that could pave way for gay adoption
QUOTE: Cuccinelli (R) angered gay-rights activists last year when he urged the state’s public colleges and universities to rescind policies that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation… Several gay-rights organizations held news conferences in Northern Virginia and Richmond on Wednesday to lobby McDonnell to eliminate discrimination in the adoption process.
Washington Post Apr 08, 2011 Why humanitarian wars can go so wrong
QUOTE: The big democracies usually stand idly by during the worst atrocities, including the Holocaust and the genocide in Rwanda… Western democratic leaders have powerful political incentives to do humanitarianism on the cheap… These governments were more worried about the safety of their own soldiers than about protecting Bosnian civilians.
Washington Post Apr 07, 2011 Once the hobby of tech geeks, iPhone jailbreaking now a lucrative industry
QUOTE: Within minutes, the computer science major can download code onto his customers’ iPhones and fling open the portal to an alternative world of apps and software that Apple condemns... The practice has now evolved into a lucrative industry with millions of consumers.
Washington Post Apr 06, 2011 Gaddafi using human shields, NATO officials say
QUOTE: Moammar Gaddafi’s military has concealed its tanks, troops and weapons among civilians in Libyan towns to prevent NATO aircraft from carrying out strikes in support of rebel forces... “tanks are being dispersed, being hidden, humans being used as shields in order to prevent NATO sorties to identify targets."
Washington Post Apr 06, 2011 Federal examiners protested help for politically connected bank, e-mails show
QUOTE: A decision... to help a politically connected bank in Boston left federal bank examiners there angry enough that some called it a “travesty of justice..." The chairman of OneUnited Bank, a friend of Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), had rendered it insolvent through lavish spending and bad investments... after Waters arranged a key Treasury Department meeting for the bank, it had won a bailout loan and a unique exemption from the FDIC’s accounting rules.
Washington Post Mar 18, 2011 Protesters killed in Yemen’s capital by pro-government forces
QUOTE: At least 34 anti-government protesters were killed when Yemeni government supporters and security forces attacked them in the capital city’s Change Square immediately after Friday’s Muslim prayers...(doctors on the scene) said most of the wounds were to the head and chest, which they said indicated the goal of security forces was to kill. “Where are the human rights organizations to cover the incident?"
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 Justice Department criticizes New Orleans police, vows to fix problems
QUOTE: The Justice Department accused the New Orleans Police Department on Thursday of systematic misconduct that violated the Constitution, saying that officers used excessive force, illegally arrested people and targeted black and gay residents.
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 U.S. drones kill 25 in Pakistan; army protests
QUOTE: A missile strike by unmanned U.S. Predator planes Thursday reportedly killed at least 25 suspected Islamist insurgents and tribal supporters... (Gen. Ashfaq Kayani) said it was “highly regrettable” that a meeting of peaceful citizens was “carelessly and callously targeted with complete disregard for human life.”
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 Audit: Pentagon overpaid oilman by up to $200 million
QUOTE: Sargeant had won the three jet fuel contracts, despite having among the highest bids, because he had an effective monopoly over the routes. Waxman accused Sargeant and his company of price gouging and “engaging in the worst form of war profiteering.”
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 ‘Worse than our worst nightmare during Mubarak’
QUOTE: Hundreds of people are being tried before military tribunals almost every day... These defendants have no legal representation. They have no access to case files. There is no examination of the evidence. The military’s desire to appear to be providing law and order has trumped any concern for how that law and order is administered.
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 FDIC sues former WaMu executives for $900 million
QUOTE: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is suing three former top executives of Washington Mutual Bank, ... “They focused on short-term gains to increase their own compensation, with reckless disregard for WaMu’s long- term safety and soundness,” according to the complaint... “It is patently unfair for the FDIC to expect an individual to have perfect foresight into a crisis that the FDIC itself did not see coming,” Rotella said.
Washington Post Mar 17, 2011 The NPR video and political dirty tricks
QUOTE: O’Keefe’s defenders contend that he is not really a journalist but a new breed of “citizen journalist.” This can be defined as someone who simultaneously demands journalistic respect and release from journalistic standards, including a commitment to honesty... Do we really want private citizens deceiving, taping and exposing the foolish weaknesses of their neighbors, with none of the constraints imposed by responsible professional oversight?
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