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Criminal Case Launched Against Kyrgyzstan Defense Minister for Corruption

Kyrgyzstan’s anti-corruption service has launched a criminal case against the country’s defense minister, Abibila Kudaiberdiev, suspected of abuse of office and misappropriation of funds, the anti-corruption service announced Monday...

It's never been clearer that America's most prominent for-profit college fleeced the US military and taxpayers

On Friday the Department of Defense announced that it would no longer allow servicemembers to use their funds to attend The University of Phoenix, a for-profit college owned by the Apollo Education Group. The University of Phoenix would...Show More Summary

News: NASA Hoping To Get In On Some Defense Funding With Plan For Torpedo-Equipped Orbital Telescope

4 days agoHumor : The Onion

WASHINGTON—Discussing plans for a new space-exploration project that it said could also potentially be the most advanced weapon system in the U.S. military’s arsenal, NASA confirmed Thursday it was trying to get in on some of the nation’s defense spending by designing a torpedo-equipped orbital telescope. Show More Summary

US Congress Must Prepare to Override Obama Veto of Defense Bill

The Senate and House will have to mount a two-thirds majority to override a presidential veto, and may still face an uphill battle passing the companion appropriations bill, which specifically funds the programs named in the Defense Authorization Act.

Lindsey Graham on a Defense Funding Deal with Obama and the Syrian Conflict

Senator Lindsey Graham joined me to start third hour of today’s show: The audio: 10-06hhs-graham The transcript: HH: It’s Hugh Hewitt. Joined this hour by George Will at the bottom of the hour, and at the top of the hour by United States Senator, Lindsey Graham. Show More Summary

NAACP LDF Expresses Voting Rights Act Concerns in Alabama Voter ID DMV Closure Case

Letter:   The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (“LDF”)1, on behalf of Greater Birmingham Ministries and the Alabama State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, writes to raise our grave concerns regarding the … Continue reading ?

‘Supermandia’ doesn’t seem to like questions about Shukla, #RICO20, and The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund

Long time WUWT readers may remember that a defender of “the cause”, Professor Scott Mandia, donned a Halloween costume and professed his love of defending Michael Mann and others who have had to suffer the terrible, terrible, tragedy of people asking Climategate related questions about validity of science, peer review gatekeeping, and funding. Mike likes the…

CNN's Blitzer Runs to Planned Parenthood's Defense on Federal Funding

CNN's Wolf Blitzer hounded Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Wednesday's Situation Room over his hearing on Planned Parenthood's federal funding, and carried water for the abortion giant. Blitzer quibbled over a chart that was used at the hearing...Show More Summary

DARPA Wants to Put Microchips in Soldiers' Brains

Kristen V. Brown, Fusion: For decades, DARPA, the secretive research arm of the Department of Defense, has dreamed of turning soldiers into cyborgs. And now it's finally happening. The agency has funded projects that involve implanting...Show More Summary

Humble Bundle And CBLDF Launch Pay-What-You Want Bundle Of Banned Comics

From October 27 to September 3, the American Library Association, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and a dozen other organizations made up of creators, publishers, teachers and journalists will be celebrating Banned Books Week. Well,...Show More Summary

Whoopi Goldberg to Planned Parenthood Foes: 'Get Out of My Vagina!'

On Monday, The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg got very heated in her defense of Planned Parenthood and attacked those in Congress who want to deny federal funds to the abortion giant by telling them to "get out of my vagina." This might underline why men click the channel quickly past this show.

Undercover Investigation Reveals Shocking Animal Cruelty and Safety Violations at Tyson Foods Slaughterhouse

Undercover footage released today by the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) documents Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) slaughterhouse practices that routinely violate animal welfare standards and worker safety regulations. Tyson Foods is one of the largest meat producers in the world. Show More Summary

EDF to Help Reduce Emissions from Ag

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and partners have been awarded a $960,000 Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) from the USDA to help almond and corn farmers increase fertilizer use efficiency, improve soil health, reduce nitrous oxide emissions, and expand the potential of fertilizer protocols to generate carbon credits from agriculture. Show More Summary

Undercover Investigation Alleges Abuse at Tyson Chicken Plant in Texas

The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) has released undercover video footage from inside a Tyson Foods Inc. slaughter plant in Carthage, Texas, which the group asserts documents a system exploiting both workers and animals. The videotape includes an interview with the undercover investigator, filmed in shadow to protect her identity. Show More Summary

US rebuffs Europe’s plea to fund abortions abroad

Pro-life advocates welcomed the defense of U.S. law, but remain wary.

Pay What You Want for Neil Gaiman Rarities, and Help CBLDF

Here’s a chance to get your hands on some rare Neil Gaiman work and support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Pentagon chief vows to protect funding for weapons in cyber and electronic warfare

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Wednesday vowed to invest aggressively in innovative research programs and protect funding for new space, cyber and electronic warfare weapons, despite what he called a “terribly disgraceful era of budget turmoil.” Carter told a conference sponsored by...

Get a ton of Neil Gaiman rarities and support an amazing cause.

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Get a ton of Neil Gaiman rarities and support an amazing cause. The latest Humble Bundle raises money for the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, and includes just tons of incredible Neil Gaiman material. Including his rare book about Duran Duran! Read more...

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