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Jimmy Carter calls Citizens United campaign finance ruling "legalised bribery"


No outside dollar$ needed to run BITD

Former American president Jimmy Carter has warned that US politics has been corrupted by billions of dollars of campaign financing following a supreme court ruling that he said legalised “bribery”.

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Politics

Bureaucrats in DC deny Arlington Cemetery to women pilots from World War 2


Click to enlargeHarmon family photo

First Lt. Elaine Danforth Harmon, a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, was one of many women who served their country when it needed them the most.

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History

Look at gerrymandering on a map - then take it out of the hands of Congress


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President Barack Obama spent the last chunk of his 2016 State of the Union Address talking about how to “fix our politics.” His first solution?

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Politics

CORRUPTION TAX

Now, that is the news of the day – in fact a human-connect story deserving special mention.

Justice Arun Chaudhari of the Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court today observed that ‘corruption is a hydra-headed monster’ while hearing a fund embezzlement case. 416 more words

SOCIETY

Judge rules FBI illegally denied freedom of information act requests

The FBI unlawfully and systematically obscured and refused to answer legitimate requests for information about how well it was complying with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a Washington DC court found…

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Corruption

The fighter jet setting new records for consuming dollar$


The helmet is only $400K

The F-35 Lightning II jet was slated to become the future of stealth aircraft for the US military and its allies.

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Technology

Federal oversight of medical devices needs reform -- what are the odds?

In response to recent infections and deaths from tainted medical scopes, U.S. lawmakers are wrestling with how to keep other dangerous devices from harming patients.

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Health