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2010-11-26 11:23:31

The Obama administration is being criticized by environmental groups for not doing enough to save the growing accumulation of plants and animals that are need of protection under the Endangered Species Act. The US Fish and Wildlife Service says there are currently 251 candidates for endangered species status, four more than a similar review found last year. Environmental groups say the evidence shows the Obama administration has done little to improve on the growing number of endangered...

2010-11-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The bold new book, Mass Deception, by criminologist Scott Bonn, incriminates the Bush administration for its use of propaganda to demonize Arabs/Muslims after 9/11 and for creating a moral panic in the U.S. that manufactured public support for the Iraq war. Dr. Bonn argues that former president Bush and his administration committed war crimes in Iraq. MASS DECEPTION offers a compelling examination of the G.W. Bush administration, its lies and...

2010-03-24 12:36:00

'Under the Radar': Outgoing Bush White House Hiked Likely Penalties Borne by Taxpayers By Inking Deals With Over a Dozen Utilities; 170 Groups in All 50 States Release Principles Urging an Upgrade in Spent Reactor Fuel Storage Safety to Withstand Equivalent of '9/11 Attacks' WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Between the output of existing commercial nuclear reactors and 21 proposed nuclear reactors covered by agreements quietly signed by the outgoing Bush Administration with...

2009-10-06 15:02:00

Smith Is Ideal Candidate To Reverse Bush Administration Neglect WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa today strongly recommended that the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee approve M. Patricia Smith as solicitor for the U.S. Labor Department. The committee will vote on Smith's nomination on Wednesday, five months after her confirmation hearing. The Labor solicitor is the third-ranking official in the department and...

2009-09-16 14:07:00

Agency's action to reexamine flawed standard adopted by Bush administration WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmental Defense Fund applauded the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) decision to review the adequacy of the controversial ozone national air quality standard issued under the Bush administration in 2008. Today, EPA committed to issue a new proposal by December 21, 2009 and to complete its review by August 2010. In March 2008, the Bush EPA...

2009-08-06 12:24:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Civil Liberties Union released a video today featuring prominent figures, including Oscar-winning screenwriter and director Oliver Stone, reading from one of the infamous Bush administration legal memos used to justify the use of torture against detainees in U.S. custody. The video calls for accountability and the restoration of the rule of law. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/aclu/39457/ "The...

2009-07-10 16:06:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has issued a call for a criminal probe in the wake of a major New York Times story with new evidence that the Bush Administration impeded at least three federal investigations into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan in 2002. PHR is calling for the Department of Justice to investigate why the Bush Administration impeded an FBI criminal probe of the alleged Dasht-e-Leili massacre. According to US government documents...

2009-06-30 09:11:00

Groups Submit Report To U.N. Committee NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread racial profiling by law enforcement agents as a result of Bush-era policies remains a pervasive problem throughout the United States, according to a report out today by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Rights Working Group (RWG). Government policies are a major cause of the disproportionate stopping and searching of racial minorities by law enforcement agencies, according to the report,...

2009-06-04 12:31:00

WHEELING, W.Va., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Ohio Republican Congressman and radio talk show host Bob Ney has a challenge for ex-Bush administration Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: "Let's see what you think of waterboarding -- after you've tried it!" Gonzales has maintained publicly that the Bush administration's waterboarding of alleged terror suspects did not constitute torture. "If Alberto Gonzales wants to clear his name by saying he didn't cooperate in torture, then...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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