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Caregivers (Family) are Often the Casualties, the Hidden Victims in Traumatic Brain Injury

“Caregivers are often the Casualties, the Hidden Victims.  No one Sees the Sacrifices They Make”

We are the ones to make sure our loved ones in institutions are treated with respect, dignity, safe and loved.   383 more words

The “Insider Threat Program” and the Government’s War on Whistleblowers

The Obama Administration’s Orwellian government employee snitch network, dubbed the “Insider Threat Program,” first made headlines about a year ago. I found it to be so disturbingly significant I wrote a post about it titled:  701 more words

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Before Snowden: The Whistleblowers Who Tried To Lift The Veil - by DAVID WELNA July 22, 2014 4:44 AM ET

Over the last dozen years, whistleblowers at the National Security Agency have had a rough track record, facing FBI raids and lawsuits.

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Seventy years old and on crutches, both legs lost to diabetes, Bill Binney worked at the National Security Agency nearly three decades as one of its leading crypto-mathematicians. 697 more words

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Edward Snowden says NSA treats nude file photos as ‘fringe benefit’ - By Cheryl K. Chumley ` Friday, July 18, 2014

Edward Snowden’s latest revelation about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities is to say that agents who stumble across photographs of naked individuals in their files don’t exactly treat them as sensitive documents. 331 more words

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DEA INSIDER REVEALS HOW AGENCY PROTECTS DRUG TRAFFICKING FOR THE ELITE

The information contained in this report is both stunning and frightening. However, to many in the DEA ranks and US intelligence community, this report will ring true and many of these personnel will be shocked at the revelations which will follow. 1,867 more words

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VA is making disability payment errors in rush to cut backlog, watchdog says

The Department of Veterans Affairs is making disability payments to thousands of veterans without adequate evidence they deserve the benefits as the agency attempts to cut the huge backlog of claims, a department watchdog said Monday. 793 more words

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In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are - BY BARTON GELLMAN, JULIE TATE AND ASHKAN SOLTANI July 5

Files provided by Snowden show extent to which ordinary Web users are caught in the net

Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the  511 more words

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