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So I'm sure you all hear about this: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/12/02/248170316/drone-delivery-amazon-says-a-new-era-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 08:13 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Last night Thomas Dolby came to Albany, NY to put on a performance of The Invisible Lighthouse . Appearing at the Egg in the Swire Theater, it was an intimate experience as Dolby took the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Oct 26, 2013 at 07:42 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Thanks again to National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden, the public knows more details about the NSA's involvement in the Executive Branch assassination by drone program. The ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Oct 17, 2013 at 06:33 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
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by cosette
Comment Count 178 comments on Sun Jul 21, 2013 at 09:51 PM PDT with 44 Recommends
Rep. Betty McCollum (DFL-MN) proposed a novel amendment to the defense appropriations bill that would probably go a long way to improving America's reputation around the world. She proposes ending ...
by The Big E
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 03:00 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here .  Twelve and a half years after Congress didn’t declare war on an ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 09:02 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
One day after his administration publicly acknowledged that the U.S. drone program had killed 4 U.S. citizens, one of whom was specifically targeted, President Obama is scheduled to deliver a 2:...
by Jed Lewison
Comment Count 350 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 10:55 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Attorney General Eric Holder sent a letter to Congress officially disclosing that the U.S. has droned four Americans, including the targeted killing of American cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki. Holder ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 132 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 06:28 AM PDT with 90 Recommends
The current "drone war" is the war that Team Bush should have waged. Lets review. Cost: drones vs invasion and occupation. Slam dunk. American deaths: numbers killed and injured. Slam dunk. Iraqi ...
by Cpqemp
Comment Count 86 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 05:34 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Senator Dick Durbin (D. IL) held his subcommittee hearing on the effects the drone strikes are having in areas like Yeman and Pakistan on Tuesday. Here's a summary: http://www....
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Apr 24, 2013 at 10:04 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
This morning the country is reading about a tragic shootout in the quiet suburban neighborhood of Watertown Massachusetts. From the New York Times : The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 157 comments on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 05:52 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
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by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The unfortunate confirmation of John Brennan to head the CIA was held up by Senator Rand Paul's filibuster in order to get a straightforward answer to the following question: Does the President have ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 156 comments on Fri Mar 08, 2013 at 07:07 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Yes I meant burkas and there is serious science (really) behind what I am talking about. Scientific American has recently published an article informing public about fashion designer Adam Harvey's ...
by zenox
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 03:16 PM PST with 6 Recommends
While the federal government had yesterday off, Congress came to life after its long slumber through all things terrorism. In a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing for the Justice ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 59 comments on Thu Mar 07, 2013 at 06:13 AM PST with 117 Recommends
Truman dropped 2 atomic bombs. But a drone, that would be wrong. The USA has enough weapons of mass destruction to kill everyone on the planet. What are people talking about. If we can't draw ...
by 88kathy
Comment Count 73 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 06:16 PM PST with 13 Recommends
Robert Gibbs, former White House Press Secretary, revealed the drone program on this weekend's Up with Chris Hayes . This is outrageous on a number of levels, not the least of which is that the ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 06:36 AM PST with 29 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] In one of the strangest moments of my political life I found myself agreeing and even feeling sort of gratefully sympathetic to David Brooks on the PBS Newshour ...
by paradox
Comment Count 98 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 07:13 AM PST with 71 Recommends
Charles Pierce at Esquire has distilled into a single paragraph more truths about the nature of our presidency, as currently constituted, than should be allowed. In other words, it's a deadly ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 501 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 06:07 PM PST with 391 Recommends
The DOD has created a new medal, supposedly equal in prestige to a Bronze Star or Purple Heart! It's called the Distinguished Warfare Medal . It's not specifically for the joystick jockeys who play ...
by owsleyskid
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 11:49 AM PST with 3 Recommends