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The United States of America is waging several wars with dubious legal sanction in domestic or international law. The U.S. military stands astride the Greater Mideast .... Finally, the boondoggle of all boondoggles, the original unwinnable war: Afghanistan. In this case, al-Qaida did once operate there and ...

The city "sued us as a calculated strategy to delay and avoid disclosure of the requested records, and stonewall the public, in order to conceal sensitive information about a multi-million dollar boondoggle project", says the network's director, Jeff Salt. The Supreme Court will decide, but now in 2018, it looks ...
There was a time in the early 20th century when the United States was viewed by the world as a paragon of immigration policy. Then a rising power that solidified its grip on a continent by settling immigrants from far and wide on disputed land, the United States established the world's first federalized ...
The Dale plant would produce diesel fuel and would be the first of its kind in the United States. Coal gasification, on the other hand, takes coal and turns it into something similar to natural gas. It's considered cleaner than coal because part of the process – called Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle, ...
Perhaps his most notable failure was attempting to eliminate the Department of Education, an unnecessary Cabinet-level agency created by Jimmy Carter, reportedly as the fulfillment of a campaign promise to the National Education Association, the largest labor union in the United States, which backed ...


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