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11 August 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Academy tweets: “Genie, you’re free.”

 

  Update: Zelda Williams left this tribute on Twitter to her father  

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— Zelda Williams (@zeldawilliams) August 12, […]

Were bonuses tied to VA wait times?

2 reports released this week investigate medical system

Chelsea J. Carter CNN via Click2Houston.com 5/30/2014

(CNN) – It’s one of the more disturbing revelations to arise from an investigation into fatal delays in care at Veterans Affairs medical centers: Employee bonuses appear to be one factor behind the manipulation of patient wait times in at […]

Trader kills self in finance world’s latest suicide

Michael Gray The New York Post 3/12/2014

A Manhattan trader was killed Tuesday morning by a speeding Long Island Rail Road commuter train, marking at least the seventh suicide of a financial professional this year.

Edmund (Eddie) Reilly, 47, a trader at Midtown’s Vertical Group, jumped in front of an LIRR train at 6 a.m. […]

Losing the will to live

The ghastly murders in Newtown, Conn., reflect the prevalence of suicide here and across the globe.

Rebecca D. Costa Opinion USA Today 1/28/2013

Before we turn up the volume on the Second Amendment. Before we trot out data proving that more guns lead to more violence — or don’t. Before we re-live every senseless mass […]

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide at age 26

“…we live in a world where the architects of the financial crisis regularly dine at the White House — and where even those brought to ‘justice’ never even have to admit any wrongdoing, let alone be labeled ‘felons.’ ”

 

Josh Peterson The Daily Caller 1/12/2013

Aaron Swartz — Internet activist, RSS co-author […]

Obama’s War: US Soldiers are Told They are Fighting for the Afghan People, Not for the US

AJ NoisyRoom 10/14/2012

Col. Harry D. Tunnell IV, commander of 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division.

 

An American hero, Colonel Harry Tunnell IV, Commander of the 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, documented the truth about the war in Afghanistan.

What Obama is really doing in Afghanistan is treasonous.

Dated August 20, 2010, a […]