You can read more about Wes Clark Jr. here, and the other veterans here. Fitting that this ceremony took place on the birthday of Gen. George A. Custer. More on him here.
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Victory at Standing Rock
The Army Corps of Engineers denied a permit that would allow drilling under the Missouri River, for the Dakota Access pipeline. This is after weeks of protesting by natives and clergy and veterans and others. You can read more here. UPDATE: Welp, it’s not as clear-cut as all that. 1. The businesses involved in this enterprise said …
We do not look good at Standing Rock
I wrote this for Mother Courant.
Oh, where to start…
So we all took a break from the blog to celebrate Thanksgiving (or basically wander off and do Other Stuff), and now we’re back. While we were apart, a recount in Wisconsin was started, and the Clinton campaign will participate.. Fidel Castro died. So did Mrs. Brady. And Det. Harris (and thanks, Leftover, for the reminder). …
The UN has denounced the treatment of the Standing Rock protesters
The United Nations’ special rapporteur on the rights of freedom of association and peaceful assembly has called out security forces out west for their treatment of protesters at the Dakota Access pipeline. You can read the letter here.