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Monday, January 17, 2022

Cork

Tonight in our hemisphere changes not the fact it is the day of the dawn that men and women of American mettle are half a world away doing our job.

These will be individuals instilled with all we hold to be our oath that peoples have inalienable rights.

Frankly I’m becoming quite upset that we should use flesh as averse to the latest of corporate cutbacks,

The plastic Champagne stopper.

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No more new Humvees for the military

Humvees, the all-terrain, multi-purpose vehicles that replaced the Jeep as a symbol of military transport, may soon follow its civilian counterpart into the scrapheap of history.

The Army did not include any new orders for the Humvee in the service’s recent budget proposal and Lt. Col. Jimmie Cummings, an Army spokesman, says the 2,620 vehicles currently under order from Mishawaka, Ind.-based AM General are the last.

The Army, Cummings says, is moving on to newer technology and other vehicles.

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Democrats ax pork-bloated, lobbyist-crafted jobs bill

Senate Democrats pulled the plug Thursday on a so-called “bipartisan” jobs bill packed with pork and favors to lobbyists and replaced it with a leaner bill with just one goal — putting Americans back to work.

The stripped-down proposal came in response to critics who said the original bill didn’t really create jobs but did generate favors to and donations from special interests.

Republicans, outraged that their special interests would be ignored, yelped loudly, complaining that Democrats reneged on a deal.

Democrats responded by all but daring Republicans to vote against the new bill.

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Taxpayers paid for Blackwater strippers, prostitutes

Blackwater Worldwide, the mercenary firm that the administration of former President George W. Bush allowed to run amuck in Iraq, defrauded the U.S. government for years by filing fake expenses reports, double billing and charging government agencies for strippers and whores, court records show.

Two former employees of the para-military firm, in documents filed under a 2008 lawsuit, outlined the pattern of theft of taxpayer funds in Blackwater activities in Iraq, Afghanistan and even in Louisiana in the weeks and months following Hurricane Katrina.

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