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U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has denied former Gov. Don Siegelman's bid for a new trial. The first footnote says "Because this case has complicated facts and a complex ...
by e2247
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 21, 2015 at 01:46 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
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by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 280 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 10:13 AM PDT with 248 Recommends
A report on 60 Minutes this evening described the plight of British aristocrat Damian Aspinall, whose father raised a private menagerie of lowland gorillas . After his father died, he came to the ...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 206 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 07:41 PM PDT with 200 Recommends
Breaking news, 9:45 PM, 11 February (EST): Long-time 60 Minutes journalist Bob Simon killed in car wreck in NY. He was passenger in car that rear-ended another vehicle. No details as of now.
by Old Redneck
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 06:50 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Bob Simon, a correspondent for "60 Minutes," was killed when the livery cab he was a passenger in crashed on the West Side Highway on Wednesday night, a police source said. The 73-year-old ...
by JoanMar
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 06:44 PM PST with 145 Recommends
Mark Twain said: "There are lies, damned lies and statistics." To me, the most interesting thing about statistics is that two people can look at the same figures and come to radically different ...
by officebss
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 09:31 AM PST with 3 Recommends
So quite recently Mitt Romney announced that fighting poverty and income inequality was the theme of his new quest for the White House. Many of us laughed (I did) given the campaign he ran in 2012.
by calebfaux
Comment Count 199 comments on Sun Jan 25, 2015 at 09:09 PM PST with 185 Recommends
Cross-posted at ACA Signups.net Last night, "60 Minutes" had a segment about Steven Brill's new book, "Bitter Pill", which is an attempt to tell the comprehensive story of how the Affordable Care ...
by Brainwrap
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 03:20 PM PST with 48 Recommends
In 2009 when the Affordable Care Act was being crafted together a calculation was made not to challenge the entrenched power of the big stakeholders in the American Health Care system no doubt to ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 210 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 09:12 PM PST with 134 Recommends
I just watched a disturbing report on 60 Minutes focusing on the state of America's bridges. It painted a damning picture of federal neglect of both bridges and our interstate highways, with many ...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 94 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 06:12 PM PST with 63 Recommends
Ruh-roh - looks like Sen. Lindsey "DuBois" Graham may have coordinated illegally with the awful Lara Logan on her Benghazi smear piece. From Media Matters : While the walls were collapsing around ...
by ericlewis0
Comment Count 123 comments on Mon May 05, 2014 at 02:45 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
As ThinkProgress reported Monday, the future of correspondent Lara Logan at CBS News is very much up in the ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 05, 2014 at 10:50 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
On April 20, CBS 60 Minutes re-aired a story on Paul Tudor Jones work with his Robin Hood Foundation. In 1 evening of fund raising, he collected over $57 million that would be 100% allocated to the ...
by thumbunny
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 22, 2014 at 02:49 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
On tonight's show 60 explored more ways the financial markets are being rigged using high speed trading to game the market. Is the U.S. stock market rigged? Steve Kroft reports on a new book ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 252 comments on Sun Mar 30, 2014 at 07:46 PM PDT with 452 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jan 15, 2014 at 02:50 PM PST with 45 Recommends
I'm not quite sure what is up with 60 Minutes lately, but their story pitch meetings seem to have taken a turn for the ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 160 comments on Mon Jan 06, 2014 at 11:01 AM PST with 193 Recommends
Cross posted from Scaling Green This evening, "60 Minutes" is scheduled to run a segment on the cleantech and renewable energy industries that appears, from 
by lowkell
Comment Count 184 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 03:38 PM PST with 519 Recommends
A little while ago, I said in a comment on this DKos piece on the 60 minutes puff piece on the NSA, that media Matters should turn their attention to the hollowing out of the news at CBS, now that ...
by maggid
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Dec 27, 2013 at 05:22 AM PST with 66 Recommends
Originally published at Tikkun Daily | After John Miller's infomercial for the NSA had run its course on 60 Minutes, it was reported – to nobody's great surprise – that the CBS newsman was ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 17, 2013 at 09:52 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Well that was a short-lived, slap on the wrist, time out! Leave of absence my eye! It's the new nopology, the noleave of abscence. Logan and her discredited Benghaaaaaazi producer are already ...
by Heavy Mettle
Comment Count 120 comments on Mon Dec 16, 2013 at 09:16 PM PST with 184 Recommends