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List of Ships with Agent Orange Exposure ConfirmedFebruary 20, 2010, 11:11 am 8 comments in the last 180 days. comments
List of Ships with Agent Orange Exposure Confirmed.

The VA this week outlined which ships are now considered to have been exposed to Agent Orange during Viet Nam. A number of offshore “blue water” naval vessels conducted operations on the inland “brown water” rivers and delta areas of Vietnam.


EXCLUSIVE: Diane Downs Never Held a Weapon, How Could She Have Shot Her Kids?May 20, 2013, 3:24 am 5 comments in the last 180 days. comments
EXCLUSIVE: Diane Downs Never Held a Weapon, How Could She Have Shot Her Kids?.

It's hard to say exactly what convicted Diane Downs in the shooting of her children, a terrible event that played out on a dark night in 1983. If one word plays into the scenario over and over, it is "emotion" and that is indeed a raw, powerful determiner of guilt in many cases, sometimes appropriately, sometimes not.


Trump Continues his Anti-Immigrant PoliticsJune 14, 2019, 5:16 pm 4 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Trump Continues his Anti-Immigrant Politics.

At the eleventh hour, Trump suspended the tariffs saying that Mexico had agreed to new and broader concessions to curb migration, which included deployment of its National Guard throughout Mexico, giving priority to its southern border, and an expansion of a program to allow asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico while their legal cases proceed. In the announcement of the tariff suspension, Trump failed to disclose that Mexico had already agreed to these “new and broader” concessions last December.


MCAS El Toro: Modern Day Marine Ghost TownApril 17, 2012, 8:56 am 3 comments in the last 180 days. comments
MCAS El Toro: Modern Day Marine Ghost Town.

There was a time, a long time in fact, when the best possible stateside duty a Marine could hope for was Marine Corps Air Station El Toro in Orange County.


MCAS Tustin... California's Other Closed and Contaminated Marine Base March 13, 2012, 3:49 am 3 comments in the last 180 days. comments
MCAS Tustin... California's Other Closed and Contaminated Marine Base .

We've written at length about the contamination of MCAS El Toro in Southern California, the now-closed Marine air base. In this article we turn our attention to another nearby closed Marine air base, MCAS Tustin, and possibly related contamination issues at a govt office building in Orange.


Santa Clara County Judge Socrates Manoukian Influences Authorities to Harass those who Report Evidence of AbuseJune 1, 2013, 7:28 pm 3 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Santa Clara County Judge Socrates Manoukian Influences Authorities to Harass those who Report Evidence of Abuse.

FACT: Some Judges can and will commit crimes, the problem is exposing them and getting them prosecuted. When someone exposes a judge the first thing they do is attack the person who reports them. Police often side with the judge because they can’t be objective due to working under that judge. This allows unethical judges to commit crimes, abuse victims and stay immune to prosecution.


Confessions of a Marine Corps Mutineer  March 28, 2011, 5:00 am 2 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Confessions of a Marine Corps Mutineer .

I became a bit of an expert on the military legal system during my time as a U.S. Marine. I don't know if it was half me and half the Marine Corps, or just how it all came to be the mess that it was; but I do feel that I became a qualified expert of sorts at being a Marine troublemaker.


Did Lee Harvey Oswald infiltrate the plot to assassinate JFK? Author explains why answer is 'yes'November 9, 2011, 7:31 pm 2 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Did Lee Harvey Oswald infiltrate the plot to assassinate JFK? Author explains why answer is 'yes'.

As the 48th anniversary of America’s saddest weekend approaches, Author Ed Haslam, DR MARY’S MONKEY, says it’s time to re-think our history. He's willing to explore that in interviews as the JFK Assassination date approaches on Nov. 22. “We know more about Lee Oswald today than ever before,” explains Haslam, whose groundbreaking book uncovered new information and witnesses about Oswald's final days in New Orleans.


Libya: Can We  Have the 'Lady Be Good' Back Now Please?December 13, 2011, 3:15 am 2 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Libya: Can We Have the 'Lady Be Good' Back Now Please?.

I don't think it's easy to take a single story from the pages of aviation history and call it the 'best' or 'most interesting' because the competition is fierce, but the doomed crew of the World War Two B24 Liberator 'Lady Be Good' ranks for the title if any do. The crew became hopelessly lost and because they were flying at night, they ultimately came to believe they were over the ocean, just about to run out of fuel, and this is what led to their decision to bail out.


Officer Charged in Violent Abuse of 4-Year Old Boy Will Remain Behind Bars (VIDEO)January 9, 2014, 11:33 am 2 comments in the last 180 days. comments
Officer Charged in Violent Abuse of 4-Year Old Boy Will Remain Behind Bars (VIDEO).

Wednesday was a tough day for the family of a small boy who authorities say, suffered weeks of severe, traumatic abuse at the hands of a reserve police officer named Michael Abo. Abo and his lawyer appeared in court Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. in McMinnville at the Yamhill County Circuit Court in front of Judge Cynthia Easterday, seeking a reduction in the one million dollar bail amount set for Abo after his arrest on a pair of Measure 11 charges.


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