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"I think things would have been different if George Zimmerman was black for this reason: He never would have been charged with a crime." --Mark O'Mara, Zimmerman Defense Attorney-- Like many ...
by Ticorules
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Jul 17, 2013 at 07:00 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
( UPDATE 7/16/13, 3:00PM EDT: Former Senator Gordon Humphrey (R-NH) has had a fascinating email exchange with Edward Snowden. See farther down, below.) Continuing his efforts from the past few ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 582 comments on Tue Jul 16, 2013 at 10:44 AM PDT with 152 Recommends
Just in on Yahoo News (citing Reuters) is the report that the Hackers Def Con Convention founder Jeff Moss has told the Feds that Hackers and Big Gov should take a "time-out" from one another. ...
by laserhaas
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 05:54 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
So now RWNJ's hate secret spying and anti-terrorism activities and loss of privacy because it is happening under President Obama's administration (never mind GWB got the " odious " Patriot Act ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Jun 10, 2013 at 06:35 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Trying to create a monster that lives only in their bubble...
by babylonbros
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 05:44 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
If you mosey on over to [http://www.rollingstone.com Rolling Stone's website], you'll see a link to an article by John Knefel on the magazine's list of their current, top-five political stories (it'...
by bobswern
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun May 19, 2013 at 03:53 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
This is the second installment of a three-part series comprised of selected reports on “…the growing scandal over the Justice Department’s seizure of telephone records from Associated Press ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat May 18, 2013 at 10:22 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
If true, this could be why the Obama administration is hesitant to intervene between Syrian rebels and the Assad regime. And, more troubling, if true, it could also mean U.S. (Read: CIA) ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 04:08 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Seriously. In this story from Reuters we learn that The fertilizer plant that exploded on Wednesday, obliterating part of a small Texas town and killing at least 14 people, had last year been ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 63 comments on Mon Apr 22, 2013 at 05:51 AM PDT with 97 Recommends
The "cloud" is going green. Our electronic toys require massive "cloud" storage systems to connect us to the content we crave. Some big names are betting on renewables, particularly solar and wind, ...
by DWG
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Mar 24, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Yesterday was a typical blustery and cold March day in Chicago. I was riding home on the El and watching the city flash by. A man sits down next to me. A stop or two down the line, he taps me on the ...
by DWG
Comment Count 128 comments on Fri Mar 22, 2013 at 10:09 AM PDT with 749 Recommends
I don't pretend to know what the repercussions of such testing would be for children. But I do know that for me, regardless of the chances of a possible threat from Anthrax spores in the future; I ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 06:02 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I just have to say that I believe there's not a snowball's chance in hell that our government will cooperate with this case. Fortunately, even though President Obama dropped the ball on extracting ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 04:25 AM PST with 36 Recommends
According to CNN, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and another Justice took the rather unusual step to speak out over racist remarks made by a federal prosecutor in a drug case. The case is ...
by Egberto Willies
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 09:11 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The Vatican has granted Pope Benedict XVI, aka Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger , who is to resign on 28th of Feb .. ..
by Rick Shreiner
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Feb 22, 2013 at 07:38 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Apparently Reuters/Ipsos just released a poll in which the majority of Americans want undocumented Immigrants deported. It's obvious that the Republican party has a lot of work to do in order to get ...
by carlosgalindo
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 09:16 PM PST with 4 Recommends
For both Social Security and Medicare. Business Roundtable intends to lobby the WH to raise eligibility age, but not increase taxes on high earners (Reuters' words). Thought it worth putting on our ...
by klir2m
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 06:42 PM PST with 28 Recommends
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/27/us-usa-fiscal-poll-idUSBRE8BQ0J620121227 (Reuters) - Americans blame Republicans in Congress more than congressional Democrats or President Barack Obama ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 05:43 PM PST with 65 Recommends
This was a great picture. The first time. The second time. The third time. But it's been around the track too many times . . . Boehner isn't sitting in his luxurious Speaker's office crying.
by rablrouzer
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 09:58 AM PST with 1 Recommend
That's not my line. That's a Reuters story released Sunday (and carried by the AP ), bylined to Alister Bull, with the following lead paragraph: "A senior Republican senator voiced confidence on ...
by TRPChicago
Comment Count 95 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 02:26 PM PST with 15 Recommends