Ilze Petersons - Bangor Daily News
On the ninth anniversary of 9-11, I recall the disbelief, shock, anger, fear and sadness I felt when I heard of the 3,000 people killed as terrorists used airplanes as weapons to attack the World Trade Center. I remember how important it was for me to be able to share ...
Carlton Purvis - South Carolina Now
Green Party U.S. Senate candidate Tom Clements says he would like to see money that comes into South Carolina applied more responsibly to address South Carolina's high jobless rate.
Joshua Ruihley - Sunlight Labs
This is the first in a monthly series of updates letting you know what we're working on here in the Sunlight Labs offices.
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Johnny Edwards - The Augusta Chronicle
ALLENDALE, S.C. --- Rodricka Youmans got tired of borrowing money from his father to pay the rent. It hurt his pride.Barely out of his teens and already tied down by the responsibilities of fatherhood, he tried in vain to find work at Savannah River Site and the textile plant where ...
Normon Solomon - Huffington Post
On the last night of August, the president used an Oval Office speech to boost a policy of perpetual war.
Todd South - Chattanooga Times Free Press
As U.S. troops leave Iraq, some Iraqi refugees in Chattanooga worry their country isn't ready to take charge of its own future, but local veterans of the conflict are cautiously optimistic.
Jim Wallis - Huffington Post
The emotion that grips me this morning, after watching President Obama's speech last night and listening to the commentary about the "end of our combat mission in Iraq," is a deep sadness. Even in the Oval Office speech last night, the mission of the war in Iraq still wasn't made ...
Wayne Ruple - Cleburne News
According to the National Priorities Project (www.nationalpriorities.org) the taxpayers of Cleburne County will pay big for the proposed Afghanistan war spending in fiscal year 2011 - $3.1 million to be exact.According to their research, that same $3.1 million could be spent locally in more beneficial ways such as:*Providing 448 military ...
Jon Letman - The Hawaii Independent
LIHUE—Ours is a nation obsessed with security. Two months after the bitter sting of the 9/11 attacks, the federal government formed the Transportation Security Administration and, one year later, the Department of Homeland Security. In the decade that has followed we have been pounded with talk of security in every ...