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Moore: ‘Wall Street Has Their Man And His Name Is Barack Obama’

December 7, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Moore: ‘Wall Street Has Their Man And His Name Is Barack Obama’ 07 Dec 2011 MICHAEL MOORE, ON CNN: Well, “The Washington post” three weeks ago had this investigation and they said that President Obama has now raised more money from Wall Street and the banks for this election […]

FBI Probes Mishandling of Remains at Arlington Cemetery

The FBI and the Army’s Criminal Investigation Command are now looking into the mishandling of remains and mismanagement at Arlington National Cemetery. The probe is part of a broad investigation run by the Justice Department that also includes a federal grand jury, sources tell The Washington Post. The criminal inquiry is seeking evidence of contracting […]

DREAM Act Could Stall in Maryland

A petition drive by Maryland GOP lawmakers to halt the state’s version of the DREAM Act appears to have succeeded in getting the measure on the November 2012 ballot. However, court challenges over online signature gathering methods could be on the way, The Washington Post reports. The Maryland law granted in-state tuition to undocumented immigrants […]

Survey of 300,000 Seeks Extent of Disease From Camp Lejeune’s Tainted Water

About 300,000 people who lived and worked in North Carolina’s Camp Lejeune are being asked to fill out a detailed survey to determine what diseases may be linked to the base’s contaminated water supply. As many as 1 million people may have been exposed to toxins in well water that sometimes registered 40 times higher […]

Marine Charged With Firing Shots

A 22-year-old Marine reservist has been charged with firing shots at military buildings in the Washington, D.C., area last fall. Federal officials reveal in court papers that he videotaped himself shouting “Allah Akbar” after shooting at the U.S. Marine Corps museum, The Washington Post reported. Yonathan Melaku was arrested last week at the Arlington National […]

White House Pushes to Add Wind, Solar to Grid

The White House is pushing policies to upgrade the aging electrical grid to handle energy from the new power sources of wind and solar. The policies include a “smart grid” that would deliver power from renewable sources and reduce blackouts and consumption, The Washington Post reported. “The task is big but doable,” White House science […]

Sen. Sanders Lauds US-Made Producs at Museum

U.S. Sen. Bernard Sanders is pleased with the progress the gift shop at the National Museum of American History has made in switching over to selling more American-made products. The independent from Vermont had visited the shop before Christmas in search of presents for his grandchildren and was disturbed to find that small busts of […]

Repairs to Tomb of Unknowns Shelved Amid Failure

Efforts to repair cracks in the white marble monument at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery have failed, and additional repairs that had been set to begin this week have been put on hold. Army officials agreed to stop the repair attempt after preservationists objected, The Washington Post reported. Cracks in the Tomb […]

WashPost Fact Check: Tune Out Political Medicare Ads

Perhaps voters should just make a refrigerator run when political ads involving Medicare appear on their televisions. Both parties are waging war with “half-truths, misleading claims and outright lies,” The Washington Post concluded in a fact check of competing ads. The Post derideded ads from both the Democrats and Republicans four Pinocchios for the whoppers […]

Govt Printing Office Plans Buyouts for 330 Workers

The Government Printing Office, facing a declining need for its services, is developing plans to offer buyouts to some 300 employees this fall. The GPO must seek permission from Congress and the Office of Personnel Management to make the offer, The Washington Post reports. The GPO plans to offer workers up to $25,000 to leave […]