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ACLU challenging half-pay for discharged gays

ACLU sues government over policy mandating half-pay for discharged gay service members The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a gay former Air Force sergeant denied full separation pay after he was forced out under the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. Former Air Force…

Kucinich: ‘Class war is over, working people lost’

WASHINGTON — Reflecting on the growing divide between Wall Street and Main Street, Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) on Wednesday offered a powerful critique on the state of the economy in an open committee hearing. “The class warfare is over — we lost,” Kucinich said before the Committee on Oversight and…