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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Why the moral argument to attack Syria is a hard sell

    Mr. President, you and I having a similar challenge: selling a military strike against Syria as a "moral imperative." But we have different audiences. Your constituents come from all parts of the country; mine from different parts of the world. Yours...
  • Stopping a war before it starts

    Who's up for stopping a war? This is the time, as the next war strains to be born, amid the same old lies as last time, amid the same urgency and pseudo-debate and pretensions of seriousness: The government of Syria has crossed a "red line." It has used...
  • VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog

    VA finally making progress on benefits claims backlog
    Mike Dalton starts his day at a Department of Veterans Affairs office in Oakland doing something he couldn't do a year ago: He signs on to a computer and calls up an application for disability compensation. With a few mouse clicks, he pulls the...
  • Vietnam Plus-50

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • A nice finish to a special Santa story

    He is a most unlikely Santa Claus. At 19, he was drafted and shipped to Vietnam. Things happened. He came home changed. His mind paid a price. His body paid one, too. "I kind of went into a shell," says Bill Doebler, 61, sitting at a table in Clinton...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
  • 2005 - Timing Is Key In Cancer Cases

    Sixty-one families pressing wrongful death claims against Pratt & Whitney took their case to the state Supreme Court Thursday, fighting to remain part of a lawsuit blaming the jet-engine maker for a cluster of brain cancer deaths.     At issue is whether...
  • Hague Tribunal controversy hints at US-Israeli aims

    PARIS -- The irresistible impulse to aggrandize power, which has been evident in American foreign policy since (at least) the fall of the East-West bipolar system in 1991, was demonstrated last week by the NSA revelations of Edward Snowden. Now there is a...
  • Oops - Monsanto's Non-Approved GMO Crop Growing In Oregon and Farmers Are Scared

    American wheat farmers sell most of their crops to customers in Japan and Europe and other nations that don't want their people eating genetically modified foods. And that's why a lot of wheat farmers are freaking out about news that a strain of...
  • Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange

    Foundation mends Vietnamese hearts that may have been stricken by wartime use of Agent Orange
    As she so often does, Marichia Simcik Arese will host one of her unusual crafts boutiques this weekend at her Pacific Palisades home. And two days after that she will head for Vietnam to encourage the disabled young artists who create chic water bottle...
  • More illness tied to agent orange

    Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32. No one else in his family has had diabetes. "For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...