Written on Sep, 21, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment
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A few states over from where Ferguson police used armored vehicles and weapons from the Department of Defense to quell protests after the shooting of an unarmed teen in August, a more surprising institution has its own stock of military supplies from the government: a school district. Pinellas County School District in Pinellas County, Florida, is one of over 20 …

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(FILE) First Solider Killed In New MRAP

San Diego’s school district plans to return a military surplus vehicle obtained by its police department after negative reaction. San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten said in a statement Thursday night that some members of the community are uncomfortable with the armored personnel carrier and that makes school officials uncomfortable. The district is one of many around the …

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Written on Sep, 18, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment
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Emails sent by liberal activists and obtained by The Hill reveal significant dissatisfaction with Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. The critical messages about the former first lady show that she has a long way to go to assuage skepticism from influential voices on the left. The Hill reviewed hundreds of emails from a progressive …

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