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by MattWuerker
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Aug 08, 2013 at 02:50 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  I Only Regret That I Have But One Life to Give for My Country: Yours The ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Aug 06, 2013 at 07:23 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Take a look at this story: http://www.politico.com/politico44/2013/08/mark-udall-puts-hold-on-pentagon-nomination-169970.html?hp=...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Aug 05, 2013 at 10:30 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
While reading another CNN article about Benghazi (I like to keep up with the craziness, it helps me feel sane) I came across something that made me sit up and take notice. They quoted their source ...
by Buckeye Nut Schell
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Aug 02, 2013 at 12:32 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
One of the most surprising (or least depending on your level of cynicism, admittedly me) aspects of the Benghazi attack is the notion it took place because of a need for revenge by the attackers. ...
by bluto211
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 03:20 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I actually had bile rise up in my mouth when I stumbled across this article and validated it with subsequent quick research: Bureau investigation finds fresh evidence of CIA drone strikes on ...
by pajoly
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu Aug 01, 2013 at 12:31 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Now You See Him, Now You Don’t Living in a One-Superpower World (or ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jul 29, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The part of the First Amendment that prohibits “abridging the freedom … of the press” is now up against the wall, as the Obama administration continues to assault the kind of journalism that ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 372 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 02:23 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
There was an opinion piece on CNN yesterday by former NSA chief, Ret. General Michael v. Hayden. In it he bristles with outrage over Edward Snowden, comparing him to Benedict Arnold. Before we ...
by Dumbo
Comment Count 167 comments on Sat Jul 20, 2013 at 03:10 AM PDT with 212 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  On the website of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services there is ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
How many wars are we now engaged in? Gizmode has a handy map , with various categories (piracy, insurgency, ground conflict, etc.). The U.S. is heavily involved in almost every one of them, either ...
by Cartoon Peril
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Jul 14, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Everything you put out on the internet, whether it is text messages, phone calls, emails, or web browsing, is being collected by the NSA. That much is proven. Only the amount of data that is ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 255 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 06:10 PM PDT with 283 Recommends
I will not waste vast amounts of space repeating what most people have read at great length. I am phrasing my question to refer to the NSA, though doubtless there is an alphabet soup of government ...
by phillies
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 05:42 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
It may be the smallest air museum in the world. Located at the corner of 25th Street East and Avenue P in the Joshua-studded high desert just north of Palmdale, California, Blackbird Airpark ...
by Azazello
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 04:05 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
United States diplomacy may now have an interest in Edward Snowden staying where the world can keep an occasional eye on him. Not that we want him in the spotlight, but if he were to disappear, ...
by david78209
Comment Count 43 comments on Wed Jul 03, 2013 at 08:58 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There's been a lot of discussion about creepy-ass crackers," and apparently friend of the show, ...
by Elon James White
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 04:17 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Thanks to free long distance on my cell phone, I have Washington office of the excrable Dianne Feinstein on speed dial. I call regularly, because just about everything she does pisses me off. The ...
by RepackRider
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 03:49 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Michael V. Hayden, a former director of both the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency, pushed back at the European anger on Sunday in an appearance on the CBS program "Face ...
by david78209
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Jul 01, 2013 at 02:00 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
President Obama has implied that he does not need to be personally involved in efforts to return Edward Snowden to the United State during comments at a press conference in Senegal. No need to ...
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jun 27, 2013 at 06:29 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A lead article in Thursday’s NY Times provides us with a breaking story by Charlie Savage regarding “a newly-disclosed” report from C.I.A. Inspector General David B. Buckley concerning a decade-
by bobswern
Comment Count 163 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 10:13 PM PDT with 201 Recommends