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Where do you stand on today's education issues? Let's stand together.

It's time to stand together on the education issues we face today. Those issues are big and they are complex, but we can ensure that every child receives a quality education if we unite around our shared vision and focus our energy on impact.

We all agree that every child deserves an affordable, high quality education. And every teacher deserves to be fairly compensated. Every community deserves funding for the programs and resources it needs to give our kids the very best possible start and every possible opportunity. But everyday, the education issues we face are holding our children back. Students around the world are falling behind. Individual students with particular needs, interests, or inclinations are getting lost in the shuffle. Class sizes are increasing as the pool of available teachers is decreasing. In 2008, the United Nations estimated that 69 million children, worldwide, were out of school. Millions of children won't receive an education due to poverty, safety concerns, or discrimination. We are increasingly unable to provide a strong start for today's children.

These education issues seem insurmountable. But we cannot just throw up our hands and continue to ignore these problems. No single person can do it alone. But we know that our community is strong and, together, we can create change.

Let's stand together and advocate for educational reform. Let's come together to take a stand on the educational issues that matter. When we unite for good, we can contribute to the solution and improve the quality and availability of education in our own communities and around the world.

The petitions below cover a range of education issues and take a variety of approaches. Some are aimed at elected officials, pleading with them to change policies and standards so that teachers will receive fair pay. Some demand more funding for early childhood education so that our youngest students can start their educational journey well. Some are aimed at universities and banks, urging them to make higher education more affordable so that everyone can enjoy access to the same opportunities. Some lay out the case of one special student or a small group of local kids whose educational opportunities are at risk. Regardless of its scope or approach, each petition aims to create a kinder, gentler, more inclusive world. When we come together and start down the path of solving any one of these education issues, we can change the direction education is headed and make a turn for the better.

When you create or sign a petition advocating for the education issues that matter to you, you become part of the Care2 community—a community that has made world-changing impact through starting campaigns and supporting each other's work. When you create or sign a petition, you join a community united for good. Your signature may help just one child but your action will encourage a culture of promoting education for all and ensuring a better future for our young people. Your support of the petitions below will ensure that we begin to solve the education issues in our own communities and around the world.

When we stand together, our actions have an impact. Let's stand together and take action on the education issues we face today.

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    Eldoret is one of the most important cities of Kenya, well known for giving birth to some of the best athletes of the country. Unfortunately, sports are no longer the only thing Eldoret is famous for. In recent months, many activists and volunteers are denouncing a terrible reality: the city police of Eldoret is being organized to exterminate systematically homeless children that live on the street.

    Far from helping these abandoned children giving them shelter and providing them with life opportunities, the city authorities have decided to opt for the cruelest way: use the police to give them terrible beatings and to force them to leave the city, even murdering some of them to terrorize the rest of the children.

    We must stop this planned campaign to attack and kill street children in Eldoret. Let’s unite to show the Kenyan Government that everyone is outraged by what is happening within its borders, and together we will force a reaction to stop this slaughter of children in Eldoret. Sign the petition now and share it!

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    Stray dogs are packed in the municipal Kennel of Serres in Northern Greece. The Mayor is making public statements on television that the answer to the stray dog problem is killing them - because according to him this is common practice in all civilized European countries !!! The employees of the municipality are killing and throwing dogs in the garbage bins, sometimes even burning them.
    This July an employee was found guilty in court for beating two dogs to death and burning their bodies. During December 2013 150 dogs died of various diseases during only 45 days.
    The goal is to let the Mayor and his staff know that these practices are neither civilized or acceptable and they have to change their treatment of animals starting TODAY together with a public apology on their behalf

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    The undersigned residents are opposed to the erection of an 80-foot cell tower (with possible expansion of antenna arrays in the future) by Verizon and Mt. Olivet church near Cedar Ave. and 142nd St. in Apple Valley. Our concerns include:

    - We have a number of households of children living in the immediate vicinity and a day care center is across the street. Studies by the World Health Organization of children exposed to high radiation from cell antenna installations have shown serious health hazards, including appreciable increases in rates of asthma, autism, ADHD, and a number of other ailments.

    - People's fears about the presence of electromagnetic radiation will drive down home values. Research shows home values drop 20% on average in cell antenna and tower areas.

    - The tower will be unsightly, also causing a decrease in home values.

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    Tanglewood Park is a gift in our neighborhood and well used. Please sign this position if you have concern over the increased amount of traffic speeding on Bering Dr. and the potential danger it poses to visitors, human and canine, to the park.

    This petition is being made in the best interest of the safety of the citizens, residents and most importantly the youth of our community along Bering Drive. Over the past few years, we have seen a marked increase in the amount of traffic on Bering Drive between San Felipe and Woodway. Additionally, we have observed vehicles, including metro buses, that are significantly violating the speed limit in that same area.

    - Tanglewood Park is heavily used already, and with the wonderful improvements now being done, we anticipate even more visitors on a daily basis, seven days a week.
    - We are petitioning the city to take all reasonable measures to protect those visiting our park through speed reduction initiatives.
    - We as taxpayers look to the experts to determine how this is accomplished, whether with speed bumps to signage to caution lights.
    -We implore upon you to take this action in an expedient manner to prevent any accidents, or near accidents, that may cause injury or fear.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: Maelini Opens For Ptx
  • Mae deserves to shine through the darkness with her talent, and showcase herself to the world one tour stop at a time.

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    The cold weather is coming and many dogs in our town will be tied up outside during the worst of this winter. Some of our residents choose to keep their pets outside even when it snows and rains and the temperature drops to single digits. I have presented an ordinance to the Township of Brick that would protect the animals and by law these owners would have to bring their pets in during snowstorms, freezing rain and when the temperature drops to below freezing. Dogs suffer when they are left outside during inclement weather. They feel the cold just like we do. Over the years how many stories have we all heard of where a dog was left outside trying to keep itself warm in some wooden or plastic house and froze to death? Sadly, too many. I would hate to see this happen in our town of Brick. Many towns already have this ordinance in place. No one should have an animal tied to a dog house outside in these conditions. Please help me to convince our local government that we as a community care about our pets and would like to see them protected in our town.

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    my issue is that if I want to use the crying jordan face I have to look up a picture or photoshop and most people don't have enough time to photoshop. My goal is for everyone to share the Crying Jordan face in a matter of seconds on the emoji keyboard.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: KEEP THE THROWBACK JERSEYS
  • We the people of Miami, fans of the Miami Dolphins, formally request that the throwback uniforms of the Miami Dolphins be the official weekly uniform used during the season.

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    We the undersigned are opposed to the development of the 83 Pleasant Valley Street LLC Chapter 40 B Project due to the strain that will be added to Methuen Public School System due to the addition of children that will be brought on by the development of his project and the stress of the additional traffic that will be added to this project's abutting neighborhood.

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    Puerto Rico has a shortage of doctors. Some Puerto Rican citizens fly to the US to get the lifesaving care they need. Others are not so fortunate. Making a bad situation worse, the U.S. government declared a public health emergency in August 2016 due to an alarming rate of Zika infections.

    • In March of 2016 one doctor was fleeing Puerto Rico every day.
    • The healthcare crisis is complex, stemming from problems ranging from economic to legislative.
    • PAs can be one method of alleviating PR’s strained healthcare system.

    PAs are here to help. PAs have already proven their ability as providers with the Veterans Administration in Puerto Rico. The insurance that covers 68 percent of Puerto Rico’s citizens - Medicare and Medicaid – already recognizes PAs as providers and reimburses for care they provide. This allows PAs to start practicing immediately after legislation passes.

    Physician Assistants are highly trained in general medicine and are part of a patient centered health care team. PAs improve access to care for underserved populations by diagnosing, treating and preventing disease. PAs are trusted health care providers, licensed to practice and authorized to prescribe medication in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and all U.S. territories with the exception of Puerto Rico.

    PAs are answering the call for service across the United States. Help us make a difference during this time of extreme need in Puerto Rico by acknowledging PA licensure.

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    we need to stop tigers being pets in the united states, there is 5,000 tigers in the U.S and there is only 2,500 tigers in the wild. That needs to change NOW

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: FREE THE WATTERBOTTLE
  • Yo guys so this weird chick stole my waterbottle and wants a ransom 4 it. i say we fight back against the opresseion and #freethebottle. r u with me or no. give it back

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    Skinny Mondays put students and teachers through an immense amount of stress. We want to change the schedule back to A-day/ B-day schedule. We suggest that A-days will consist of periods 1, 2, 3, and 4. B-days will consist of periods 5, 6, 7, and advisory.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: Preserve Twin Peaks

    Hiking in the Heart of Poway is one of the many things that the residents of Poway enjoy. The trails of Twin Peaks Mountain are used by hikers, horses, and mountain bike riders. The Twin Peaks area is one of those great nearby hikes that almost anyone can enjoy if you are looking for wonderful views with some moderate elevation gain but not too much distance. In addition to being the symbol for the City of Poway, Twin Peaks was also a settlement area for local American Indian tribes, and the west-facing slope of the mountain is a part of the Chaparral Ecosystem, one of the most endangered ecosystems in North America.

    Recently, a Los Angeles developer has proposed building on the west slope of Twin Peaks. Not only will this disrupt the wildlife and the Chaparral Ecosystem, it could potentially damage artifacts left by the original inhabitants of the Poway area. Hiking and biking access to the Twin Peaks trails will be negatively impacted, discouraging use of the trails. The local middle and high school science classes, which now take field trips to the west slope to learn hands-on about the old growth Chaparral Ecosystem and all of the biodiversity that it offers, will lose this valuable learning experience. And when endangered ecosystem is torn up for development, we all lose.

    We are fortunate to live in Poway, “The City in the Country.” Poway has always been committed to protecting the environment, wild life, and open space. Let’s PRESERVE TWIN PEAKS and let the City Council know how we feel!

    Join the fight to keep our trails open! Please sign our petition.

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    Kill the people who torture animals

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    We are an owl sanctuary, which I have run for 28 years. These owls have been injured in the wild or come from other sanctuaries or zoos which have closed down or been unable to look after injured birds. Unfortunately, many of the owls also come to the Rescue Sanctuary because people have bought them as pets then realise that they are unable to look after them. 

    We care for more than 40 owls and are only able to do so due to the generous donations from the public. Most of this is raised from our collections in Folkestone town centre on Thursdays and Saturdays. All helpers are volunteers who donate their time to us. 

    We have been attending the town centre for over 20 years which has been a delight for us, and the public too.

    Now we have been informed that we have to pay to display our birds in the town (£50 per day)! This will drastically reduce our income. Our average donations are £150 per week.

    If Folkestone Town Centre Management company persists in its threat to force us to pay this fee, the sanctuary will be forced to close. As a result of this more than 40 owls will have to be destroyed.

    We need you help to stop this. PLEASE PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION. We have to show the council the impact this fee will have on the owls and show them how many people want to save them.

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    The project for the Lagoon to be dredged is a hardship for our residents. Due to financially, frustration over who's responsibility it is and who will benefit from it the most.
    Our Goal is for the lagoon residents to pay for the own solutions to their problem of getting their boats in and out of the lagoon.
    We feel the cost associated and the tax conveyed on us is not our best alternative to the use of the boat ramp in our community.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: Farmed Animals: Rescue Me !
  • Pets and farmed animals are abused and the culprit easily gets away with his horrid treatment of animals.and nothing is being done.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: Tori & Dylan
  • We all love Dylan very much and we all know that he loves Tori. They are both amazing people and deserve each other.

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    Over 1500 freshman students at APU have been placed in a First Year Seminar class. This class is designed to teach students about poverty in the US but is poorly designed and does not achieve it's difference making goal. Instead we propose that the money that is being put into the FYS class (like the prize for the best project) be transferred into service projects that students will participate in. By doing poverty related service projects like working in soup kitchens or cleaning up beaches we will achieve the desired goal of getting students to face poverty and to think about solutions to poverty. Our time will be better spent by doing actual work with those in poverty instead of sitting in a classroom and talking about it. The way many of us see it is that there are enough solutions to poverty but not enough people actually doing something about it. Who's ready to be actual difference makers at APU?

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    Many sports direct shops are laid out in such a way that makes them inaccessible for wheelchair users or pushchairs. I personally have tried to get my pushchairs through a few different sports direct stores and really struggled with my baby being hit in the face with clothes as we squeeze through the tight aisles. These lay outside are causing discrimination against disabled and also parents.

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    Currently student evaluation forms are submitted electronically and anonymously at the end of each semester. The anonymous submissions allow students to threaten, sexually harass, bully, and/or verbally abuse our faculty without recourse. Although this behavior is extremely rare, it has happened at Humboldt State University, and many other Universities. Professors have been threatened, sexually harassed, bullied, and verbally abused. Due to the anonymous nature of evaluations, students who violate the Student Code of Conduct (and common decency) in this manner are not able to be identified. If student evaluations of faculty were confidential instead of anonymous, appropriate administrators could determine the author of abusive, threatening, bullying, or harassing evaluations. Like most, students strive to learn more and think more critically, our faculty members strive to improve their teaching. As students, we recognize the value of being able to provide honest, constructive criticisms of faculty teaching, and to do so without the faculty knowing our identity. However, as students, we do not want the faculty evaluation instrument to be a platform for abuse, threats, harassment, or bullying of faculty. Fellow students who engage in such behavior(s) should be held accountable. It is simply unacceptable that someone could hide behind anonymous teaching evaluations and threaten, harass, bully, or abuse faculty.

    We the undersigned students at Humboldt State University, therefore urge the HSU Administration, California State University Chancellor’s Office, and the California Faculty Association to change the currently existing “anonymous” evaluation to “confidential” evaluations.

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  • 10/24/16--00:00: For Glenn
  • Glenn was killed off the walking dead, now the show is useless, I say we get that dumb show cancelled. Sign this petition to help me get it cancelled.

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    Eva has been forced to suffer through the terribly cheesy jokes relating her name to the animated movie Wall-E. Sign the petition to end this violation of her basic human rights

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    As a resident of 2900 14th Street, NW, I am concerned about the lack of staff security with regard to resident records. Resident files have been left in the halls and outside at the dumpster area which contained person information of resident residing in the building. More than one resident has observed this lack of respect for resident data security. The goal is to have staff trained to handle resident files or transferred to positions where they do not have to handle resident files.

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    Sabi Sands Lions are suffering of mange. The situation is critical, several cubs died and the adults are very severely infected. The treatment of mange is simple and relatively quick. We ask Sabi Sands conservation team to inform about the situation, causes, progress and proceed with the treatment!

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: Grandparent visitation
  • This issue is that the child has not been able to visit her family in over a year. The child has not spent one holiday with her family in 2 years. Hailey was raised in her grandmothers home for the first 5 years of her life there is a strong bond and a strong love. She is missing family traditions and family gatherings and we feel that is is truly beneficial that she grow along with her cousins in sports and activities.

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    The bus stop our children are assigned to is on the intersection of a main street, therefore posing a threat to our children's safety. It is also on the same street and within half a mile of a sexual predator. We are petitioning to change the location of this bus stop, one of the suggestions discussed was the corner of McCabe and Driscoll street.

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    Sophie endured 15 years of abuse from her partner before she finally fought back and stabbed him. Jenny is a gentle woman with drug and alcohol issues that have driven her to theft to support her habit. These women both need guidance and support to plan a better future for themselves.

    Women make up a small proportion of prisoners in the UK, but are disproportionately affected by a variety of issues. Due to a lack of beds they will often enough for further from home and support networks. They are more likely to struggle with childcare issues, and they are more likely to have offending issues tied to being survivors of domestic and sexual abuse.

    Cuts to services, including domestic violence shelters and organizations, have removed vital lifelines for vulnerable women seeking to improve their lives. Funding cuts to women’s probation services mean exhausted members of staff and inadequate amounts of time spent on complex and demanding cases.

    Staff say that vital information about child abuse and domestic abuse is being overlooked duty impossible workloads. Staff feel unable to support one another, or ensure the safety of clients who are at risk.

    Cuts to probation services are a cruel blow for some of the most vulnerable women in our society and those who wish to care for them.   

    Please sign that this petition to demand an increase in funding for women’s probation services. If enough people sign it will send a clear message that cutting vital services is unacceptable and that vulnerable people matter. 

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    Facebook is plagued, most recently, by TWD spoilers - and oftentimes by other things. Are you sick of clicking on your timeline and seeing spoilers for your favourite shows? Facebook needs a "Spoilers" tag or button!

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    On June 17th 2016 Alexis Faith Williams( 13 years old) was at our local park when a 16 year old girl provoked a fight with her. A 17 year old jumped in on the fight and both girls were punching and kicking Alexis repeatedly. Several kids stood by and watch as they took videos of it to share on social networks! Finally a few started yelling at the 16 and 17 year olds to stop because Alexis was having an asthma attack. The girls continued to hit Lexi until they were physically drug off of her. Alexis was then taken to the Shelbyville Memorial Hospital by friends, but was not takin there fast enough as Alexis arrived without a pulse. The nurses and doctors worked on her to save her, but her life was taken. Her life was taken to soon and by the hands and actions of the 16 and 17 year old girl who thought it was " cool" to be bullies. The autopsy found that Alexis had suffered severe cerebral edema which can cause respiritory attacks. Cerebel Edema is fluid built up on the brain do to head trauma like punches and kicks to her head. During the coroner inquest not once did they mention the Cerebral Edema. They only talked about her asthma and as if this was a minor fight with hair pulling and scratches. Text messages were reecovered along with videos of the fight showing punches, hearing the fighting and the text of the girls bragging about what they did and how they found it funny that they " beat her a** till she died" With all the statements, text messages and vidoes our states attorney has drug her feet for months. Acting if she has done everything she could she has just now made charges. The charges consist of maybe a year or so of probation. We know no matter what nothing will bring our sweet Alexis back, but what those bullies did is unjustified and they should be punished. These girls are older and bigger then Alexis. Alexis was only 5'4 wieghing 110 pounds. The 17 yr old had began to harrass the family and run Alexis's friends off from the cemetery when they would visit Alexis. July 4th the 17 year old even shot bottle rockets off as she drove by Alexis's friends as they were walking to the cemetery to watch the fireworks with Alexis. These girls find no remorse in what they have done that even through the court hearing for the order of protection the 17 year old would sit there and giggle!! After the third court date for order of protection it was a new judge on the case and he dismissed the OP! It seems as if our system here continues to fail us right when we think we are beginning to find justice for Alexis. We are asking that you sign this petition and help us show our system the impact this tragedy has left on all the people. This is not something that should stay quite and swept under the rug like Shelbyville Law Authorities are trying to do. Please help us share Alexis's story, please help us get justice for Alexis and please help us stand against bullies and show other bully victims that there is always hope and to never give up!

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    I've over paid NYCHA rent and my repairs have yet to be noticed and fixed. I want to live comfortably in my apartment with my two children safely and would like all of my repairs to be done as soon as possible

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    Roughly a decade ago the military put an offer on the table for thousands of California National Guard soldiers: reenlist for six years and go fight in Iraq and Afghanistan in exchange for bonuses of $15,000 or more.
    The soldiers who signed on the dotted line back in 2006 and 2007 upheld their end of the bargain, but now the Pentagon says the bonuses were improperly paid out and is demanding the money back.
    "Totally betrayed, that's how I feel," Susan Haley, who served 26 years in the Army and now owes the feds $20,500, told NBC News on Monday. "I didn't knowingly accept money I wasn't supposed to have. They wanted me to reenlist, and I was assured everything was fine."
    Haley, 47, has plenty of company. About 9,700 other California National Guard soldiers are also being asked by the military to return the bonuses.
    Haley, a former Army master sergeant from Los Angeles, said she got the first collection letter from the government in 2012 while she was at a Texas military hospital visiting her son, an Army medic whose leg had been blown off in Afghanistan.
    Haley, who also served in Afghanistan and now lives in Kempner, Texas, said she slit open the envelope, read the letter and nearly fell out of her chair.
    "It said I had improperly been given a signing bonus to reenlist and that I had to pay all the money back with interest or I would be in violation of federal law," Haley said. "I freaked out."
    Now, Haley said, she sends the Pentagon $650 a month. She said this is about a quarter of her family's income, and she's afraid they will lose their home.
    "I haven't paid yet this month," she said. "I don't have the money."
    Related: $100 Million Spent to Keep Experienced Soldiers
    Similar tales of woe from other hard-pressed California vets who got reenlistment bonuses have emerged since the Los Angeles Times broke the story over the weekend.
    The seeds of the scandal were planted back during President George W. Bush's administration when the Pentagon began offering big bonuses to get soldiers — many of whom had already served multiple combat tours — to reenlist.
    Nationwide, recruiters under pressure to find soldiers to fight two increasingly unpopular wars began doling out the biggest signing bonuses ever — and paying the money up front.
    Then, in 2010, federal investigators discovered that thousands of bonuses and student loan payments were approved for California Guard soldiers who either did not qualify for them or whose paperwork wasn't completed.
    Army Master Sgt. Toni Jaffe, the California National Guard's bonus and incentive manager, pleaded guilty in 2011 to filing $15.2 million in false claims and was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison.
    But instead of moving to forgive the botched bonuses, the California National Guard sent its auditors to collect from the soldiers.
    The military's move prompted House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to call on the Defense Department to "waive these repayments."
    "It is disgraceful that the men and women who answered their country's call to duty following September 11 are now facing repayments of bonuses offered to them," McCarthy said in a statement. "Our military heroes should not shoulder the burden of military recruiters' faults from over a decade ago. They should not owe for what was promised during a difficult time in our country."
    McCarthy vowed that the "House will investigate these reports to ensure our soldiers are fully honored for their service."
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    House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) stands on stage prior to the start of the second day of the Republican National Convention on July 19 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Alex Wong / Getty Images
    Both of the state's senators, Democrats Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, said in a letter to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter that the Guard members accepted the payments in good faith and had "paid a heavy price for their service — including severe injuries sustained after reenlisting."
    "This is unfair and appalling and we request that you halt the collection of these bonuses immediately," they wrote.
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said she, too, was "appalled," declaring in a statement: "We simply cannot allow this type of mistreatment of veterans, for any reason."
    Maj. Gen. Matthew Beevers, deputy commander of the California Guard, said the agency would be happy to "absolve these people of their debts."
    "We just can't do it," Beevers told the Los Angeles Times. "We'd be breaking the law."
    The California National Guard has helped about 1,200 Guard members file appeals to the Pentagon asking for forgiveness for some or all of their reenlistment bonuses, officials said.
    But there are thousands more who haven't filed any appeals — mostly likely because they're not aware they can — and are struggling to get out from under a mountain of military debt.
    Haley said that when she sought relief, she was told no.
    "They said I should have been keeping track of the money they were sending me," she said. "I was like, 'Really?'"
    A Pentagon spokesman said "the senior leadership of the department is looking very closely at this matter."
    "There is a formal review process in place through which affected service members can be relieved of responsibility to replay improperly awarded bonuses," Army Maj. Jamie Davis said in a statement. "In the meantime, the Department will work with the Army, the National Guard Bureau, the California Army National Guard and other relevant authorities to resolve these issues."
    In the meantime, Haley said she'll try and find a way to pay the feds back.
    "But I'll never get the six extra years I gave the Army back," she said.

    As of June 29, 2016, according to the U.S. Department of Defense casualty website, there were 4,424 total deaths (including both killed in action and non-hostile) and 31,952 wounded in action (WIA) as a result of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    On Sept 17,2014 "The Huffington Post" wrote: Sep 17, 2014 - After 4,486 U.S. soldiers died in Iraq and 2,345 U.S. soldiers died in Afghanistan, 1 million U.S. soldiers wounded in both wars, and a potential cost of up to $6 trillion.

    On Sept 27, 2013 "" reported:
    U.S. Nuclear Weapons Budget: An Overview


    The United States maintains a large and diverse nuclear arsenal to deter potential adversaries and to assure U.S. allies and other security partners. The United States will spend at least $179 billion over the nine fiscal years of 2010-2018 on its nuclear arsenal, averaging $20 billion per year, with costs increasing from $16 billion to $25 billion per year over that timeframe. This estimate by no means, however, includes the full costs of maintaining America's nuclear deterrent. The $179 billion includes most of the direct costs of nuclear weapons and strategic launchers, such as missiles and submarines, as well as a majority of the costs of military personnel responsible for maintaining, operating, and executing nuclear missions. This estimate, however, excludes many other essential functions directly related to nuclear operations, because those numbers are not readily identified in current budget documents. Moreover, these costs include no money for the eventual retirement of these systems, or support for veteran pensions or healthcare

    If they make Our Soldiers re-pay their PAYCHECKS - will Employers then be allowed to demand that we give back OUR PAYCHECKS?

    In closing, who will payback the Bonuses of the Soldiers that lost their lives in these WARS? Will this money be collected from their GRIEVING WIDOWS, CHILDREN, PARENTS, FAMILY??

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    The Texas standards aren’t the same as the Common Core State Standards, adopted by more than 40 states. It’s actually illegal to teach Common Core in Texas. They are teaching our children their own version which is hurting them not helping them. Bring in the Common Core Math curriculum that has enough support across the nation to allow for unity, and a better understanding in math.

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    Help Marlon Gonzalez come home ! The justice system is built to target harass & incarcerate us "Minorities". Marlon Gonzalez is serving a 10 year sentence for a non-violent crime. There was no evidence of any kind yet the justice system calls upon inappropriate witnesses & illegal term of actions. Help me Help Marlon WE MUST KEEP THIS FIGHT GOING TILL THEY LISTEN TO EVERY STORY EVERY PERSON EVERY CASE

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    We care for the blood of our Martyrs more than any bollywood film.
    Pakistan needs to stand firm in solidarity with its armed forces and identify the anti Pakistan agenda set by India. Our soldiers are being killed and civilians are being attacked by Indian terrorists. We need to stop sending business to a country that sends terrorists to our state. Zero tolerance to terrorism.

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: Demand an End to Schoology
  • For the 2016-2017 school year, Grafton High School has decided to try using Schoology instead of Google Classroom. Grafton is looking to see whether or not Schoology works better for students and teachers than Google Classroom. Let us, the students of GHS, make it very simple for you. It does not. Many of the students here at GHS have been using Google Classroom for any number of years and have rarely encountered a single problem. We have only been using Schoology for a couple of months, and already it has begun to cause problems and impact our grades. The issues we encounter include the struggle to find assignments and the tedious work of uploading the assignment upon completion. We want to return to using Google Classroom. Not only is it a preference of the students, but of the staff of Grafton High School as well.

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    this is a further petition i have about my holiday from hell which sunshine holiday sold me i have emailed them so many times i gave this agents every thing they asked for and asked for a refund this company as no intention refunding me and they are still selling holidays to the blue sea santa marie this hotel is closed down it had the same problems as the same problems as the hotel i stayed in called the blue sea bugibba hotel buggibba malta there health and safety is the worse i ever seen in my travels, sunshine holiday are still selling holidays to this hotel bugibba hotel even knowing it is closing down in november , please do not be fooled with this company check the reviews and be very careful your not being scammed as u said hotel blue sea santa marie is closed and bugibba is closing in november, what other holiday is this company is selling it scares me to think , all i wanted is a refund , the more people that sign this petition the more people will be safe from these companies thank you

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: Test Petition
  • Test Petition

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    Luis walsh and many like him has been sending the wrong people and groups home please sign this to scrap the six and every chair challenge and go back to the old system that if you are good you get through only if you are pick and make it fair keep the system of a one live line meaning the public gets to decide I hate seeing the wrong group or the wrong people getting send home there for the jurgde should be fired for there mistakes

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    Judge Rideaux is a Judge who doesn't practice Fair and Impartial Law. The judge can be bought. He has a history of rendering unfair ruling in his court. The law was writing for the people and to protect our rights. But when you have Judges Like Norris Rideaux (Justice of the Peace 4-1) Grand Prairie, Texas then we must as a people unseat him. He is bully and believe that he is untouchable. So lets send him a message that law must be equal and justice for all and nothing less will not do.. To give a little history about me I had a case set for trial on 10/18/2016 at 1 p.m I arrived there waiting to go before the Jury and have my case heard before the jury. But to my surprise Judge Rideaux had another plan. He lock the Jury out of the court and had me an the Defendant to come to his Chambers because he knew the Defendant personally. He was not going to allow me to present my case against Texas Can For Kids Who sold me a bad car. They had agreed to allow me get another car but they didn't and kept my money I had proof that I had agreement but the Judge refused to let me speak and allowed them to talk the whole time and even asking them what they wanted to do about my case which was funny because they were the defendants in this case. He refused to view any of my documents and told me that my case was a simple case and he was just going to dismiss my case. He told the guy for Texas Can what a nice jacket he had on and even touching the guys jacket which was very inappropriate this was at the point in which he said that he was going to dismiss my case it was right after we had walked into his office before either party had had a chance to sit down or speak. When I tried to ask him to look at my paperwork he smile at the defendant and told them she think she knows the law and they smiled back and him and then told me he was throwing my case out and told the Bailiff that if I so much as said even a word to throw me in jail for 3 days. All the time he had the jury locked out of the court room. I paid for a trail by jury and he refused to allow me to present my case. This Judge is a bully and must be removed. This judge allowed to pay for to have my case heard before his court when he never had no intention of ever letting the Jury hear my case. I was escorted the back way out the court so the jury would not be able to see the dirt that he did. He may have told them that I never showed up for court . I'm not sure because I went in as the plaintiff and came out like the defendant

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    the institution of martial law must contemplate some use of military force. To a varying extent, depending on the martial law order, government military personnel must have the authority to make and enforce civil and criminal laws. Certain civil liberties must be suspended, such as the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures, freedom of association, and freedom of movement. And the writ of Habeas Corpus must be suspended .

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: Demand an End to Schoology
  • For the 2016-2017 school year, Grafton High School has decided to try using Schoology instead of Google Classroom. Grafton is looking to see whether or not Schoology works better for students and teachers than Google Classroom. Let us, the students of GHS, make it very simple for you. It does not. Many of the students here at GHS have been using Google Classroom for any number of years and have rarely encountered a single problem. We have only been using Schoology for a couple of months, and already it has begun to cause problems and impact our grades. The issues we encounter include the struggle to find assignments and the tedious work of uploading the assignment upon completion. We want to return to using Google Classroom. Not only is it a preference of the students, but of the staff of Grafton High School as well.

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    We the people of the United States of America, Demand that all citizens of United States be prosecuted for breaking the Law regardless of "Wealth", "Political/Government Position" or "Political Connections". We demand that Hillary Rodham Clinton be prosecuted for the crimes of: Perjury, Obstruction of Justice and Careless Mishandling of Top Secret and Classified E-mails and Information. We also demand that Hillary Rodham Clinton have her Top Secret and Classified Clearance Terminated. Hillary Rodham Clinton by her own admission under oath is mentally incompetent and incapable of recalling Top Secret/Classified briefing Protocol and Procedures and is a threat to the National Security of the United States of America.

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    I have not had hot water on a regular bases since I had resided here (nine months). I understand that the building is old, but the excuses that ARHA is giving is unacceptable now. Quality of life is very important to us all , here a Ladrey Building

    Thank you

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: Soul Hunters New Characters
  • I have an idea for an new Soul Hunters Hero: Deacon the Masked Clockwork. Deacon would be a Middle-Line DPS, armed with a flintlock pistol. His ultimate would allow him to move to the front line, dealing physical melee damage with his sword. His other abilities would allow him to increase attack power and speed of his allies, and stun enemies with ranged attacks.
    His physical appearance, however, would have him in a black tri-cornered hat and coat, both with gear patterns and gold trim. On his face will be a white Casanova mask, matching the white gloves on his hands.
    This hero will be distributed for free on the mobile game, Soul Hunters. Those who sign the petition will also be rewarded with 80 free SoulStones for a hero of their choice.

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    Way back in the 50s and late 70s the crossing level was the main connector between Kikuyu west and Kikuyu town. But unfortunately a man of Asian origin was killed by the train and this led to segregation of the Africans on the other side of Kikuyu railway station. Ondire, Mega, Rumwe, Karai ,Muslims, Reguti, Ma ya ihii, Kamangu and Nderi village residence until now suffer this segregation. The fact is that over 1 million people are affected. we are locked in our own houses now after the construction of the current railway station.
    We the people of the said areas now demand that the said crossing level be reinstated. We are tied of walking 6 km to Kikuyu town while we can do the sane in 3 minutes. Our old men and women not mentioning the school going children will be affected.

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  • 10/25/16--00:00: WE WANT OUR CARWASH BACK!

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    On behalf of the Local 700 Steelworkers
    We no longer have ANY faith in our President or Departmental Chairs that we are asking for the immediate impeachment and removal of the President, also, Departmental Chairpersons. The gambit of deceit, misrepresentation, and outright misuse of power will no longer be tolerated. Though the Local 700 doesn't fall under the same contracts as the other unions, Know that regardless of leadership request we work. We cannot and will not cross the picket line. We execute are 8th amendment right to stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in the other unions. We believe that the only way to remedy our disputes is to have the best representatives representing our best interests. We feel the majority within the union should decide who represents the union. We all are looking to resolve our issues in as timely a manner as possible. The hostile work environment that we have boiled to has to end. We are the solution and we have no interest in any longer being a part of the problem. Compromise, honesty, and decency is all we are asking for. Our voices MUST be heard in order move forward. Thank you

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    End the chair chiar challenge after the wrong people are being send home and humiliation in front of millions of people it is not right it has to end and the old ways needs to be the same pick your favrouite and stick to your guns and keep to them and a life line for one each of the 4 jugde it needs to be re done the x factor is fixed and out of date and out of touch it's now time Simon Cowell to get his states on and change the way to a fair compattion