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Glenn Greenwald thinks it's funny that while a year ago, we were told that it was an absolute emergency to bomb Syrian President Bashar Assad and arm insurgents fighting to overthrow him, now we're ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Aug 27, 2014 at 02:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
At this point, no one needs any refreshers on what's happening in Ferguson, Missouri. But how about what happened to Eric Garner or John Crawford or Ezell Ford ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 323 comments on Fri Aug 22, 2014 at 08:58 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
INTRODUCTION During the year-long reporting of the Edward Snowden leaks, some numbers and facts have been given short shrift. That is, we might hear some trivia about how the NSA obtained four ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Aug 19, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
So right after our new favorite regular Fox News contributor Glenn Greenwald got done talking about how awesome Megyn "Santa-Is-Obviously-White" Kelly is , he decided to attack Democrats for ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 86 comments on Tue Aug 05, 2014 at 01:56 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
After shortly listening to Laura Poitras introducing her documentary "Citizenfour" on "Democracy NOW", I decided to see the film: She said among others that she had to move to Berlin to edit her ...
by mimi
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 03:51 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
(h/t to G2geek and Wader for inspiration, duhban for better terminology than I had, and serendipityisabitch for proofreading) I've been commenting a lot in Steven D's excellent diary , and there's ...
by The Technomancer
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Jul 22, 2014 at 04:47 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
We are a little more than three months away from an important election that is incredibly base dependent and may impact the makeup of the Supreme Court. Yet three (unnecessary) things happened this ...
by wilbur
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 03:55 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
I've been wondering what Jane Hamsher has been up to over these last few years. I literally hadn't seen or heard from her during the entire second term of Pres.Obama. The last I heard from her she ...
by SpaceCityDemocrat
Comment Count 898 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
Libertarian Glenn Greenwald has a long history of attacking Democrats and Progressives. Now that Elizabeth Warren is gaining support as a Democratic Candidate for 2016 he has decided to begin ...
by SpaceCityDemocrat
Comment Count 776 comments on Sat Jul 19, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT with 185 Recommends
As a matter of faith, some people believe that God can see and hear everything. But as a matter of fact, the U.S. government now has the kind of surveillance powers formerly attributed only to a ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 02:13 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
So Glenn Greenwald is now a regular on our favorite Very Serious News Channel: Fox News. In case you missed his latest "scoop," the NSA spied on five Muslim dudes, which sounds really bad, until you ...
by YeaYouRite
Comment Count 156 comments on Thu Jul 10, 2014 at 07:51 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Over the past year, the world learned that the National Security Agency (NSA) engages in costly, ineffective, mass surveillance collecting both metadata and content of communications of ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 349 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 06:11 AM PDT with 111 Recommends
Just up at TheIntercept , which had maintained radio silence since June 18, is this article that, I presume, is the blockbuster or Fourth of July fireworks display that Glenn Greenwald and Edward ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jul 09, 2014 at 01:06 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Bob Scheer, in his new article here , is right that Hillary, in criticizing Edward Snowden (in response to pro-Snowden questions from the Guardian in interview portion of which video is posted here ),
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 11:51 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was very disappointed to watch this video of people I truly admire making stupid comments. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1zxmlx_rieckhoff_news#from=embediframe Bill Maher and Paul ...
by TheodorP
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 01:02 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
You would think a guy that gleefully made fun of Anthony Weiner for his transgressions would know better. You would also think a so-called security expert for the NSA would know better. Or a guy ...
by Kristina40
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 02:33 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Or, How Greenwald and Snowden Sold the Public on Pre- Conspiracy Theory INTRODUCTION It seems that over the last year of reporting from numerous media outlets we've heard a lot of what seems ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 82 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
[ This is the re-publication of a diary from June 19. I am not usually wont to re-publish my work (out of 133 diaries, I have only re-published part of one once before this). However, I feel this ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 119 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2014 at 08:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
In 2 of my other diaries several people questioned why I associated Glenn Greenwald with Ron & Rand Paul.They made the accusation that I simply made up the association and that Greenwald had never ...
by SpaceCityDemocrat
Comment Count 87 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2014 at 10:08 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
In the overtime segment of Bill Maher's show (from Friday) he engaged in a political discussion regarding the 2016 elections. He brought up the topic of the Republican Party's efforts to appeal to ...
by SpaceCityDemocrat
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 12:25 PM PDT with 3 Recommends