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From the November 18, 2012 episode of Up with Chris Hayes.

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The Army says they don’t need anymore M-1 Abrams tanks. Congress doesn’t care. They are pushing the Pentagon to continue purchasing tanks. Tanks have been continuously built and bought since WWII and Congress wants to keep churning out tanks that aren’t needed.

If the Pentagon holds off repairing, refurbishing or making new tanks for three years until new technologies are developed, the Army says it can save taxpayers as much as $3 billion.

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From St. Louis (KSDK):

The I-Team independently verified that the spraying of zinc cadmium sulfide did take place in St. Louis on thousands of unsuspecting citizens. What is unclear is whether the Army added a radioactive material to the compound as Martino-Taylor’s research implies.

“The study was secretive for reason. They didn’t have volunteers stepping up and saying yeah, I’ll breathe zinc cadmium sulfide with radioactive particles,” said Martino-Taylor.

Martino-Taylor’s research and the unclassified government documents can be found here.

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Reform Section 5.

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