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I had a shot of cortisone in my hand Friday afternoon so I'm still not certain I'm not hallucinating this, even though I've seen it on the Reuters news wire, read it aloud to a couple of ...
by Keith Olbermann
Comment Count 890 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2008 at 09:58 PM PST with 741 Recommends
On May 30, 2010, at 10:06 a.m, the direct cost of occupying Iraq and Afghanistan will hit $1 trillion. And in a few weeks, the House of Representatives will be asked to vote for $33 billion of ...
by Alan Grayson
Comment Count 435 comments on Sun May 30, 2010 at 05:51 AM PDT with 693 Recommends
within the hour Krugman has posted on his NY Times Blog, called The Concience of a Liberal , a piece he labels ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 668 comments on Sun Dec 12, 2010 at 05:29 AM PST with 599 Recommends
Oh this is just priceless. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners are learning to recognize a special ...
by webranding
Comment Count 611 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 11:11 AM PST with 557 Recommends
by tlh lib
Comment Count 303 comments on Fri Mar 24, 2006 at 09:38 PM PST with 489 Recommends
I really don’t know where to begin here, so I won’t. Very simply, if you have any doubts that people in the United States maintain ANY [http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/conlaw/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 419 comments on Sat Mar 17, 2012 at 12:55 AM PDT with 449 Recommends
Marcy Wheeler has been providing brilliant and downright historically significant commentary on the NSA story since long before the public ever heard the name, Edward Snowden. This week, as I've ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 117 comments on Thu Nov 21, 2013 at 10:04 PM PST with 418 Recommends
( h/t to Kossack joe shikspack ) Easily and hands-down, one of the most stunning pieces of investigative journalism I've ever read. My dear, fellow "social contagions," you simply cannot make this ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 452 comments on Fri Jun 13, 2014 at 10:16 AM PDT with 412 Recommends
Glenn Greenwald just released a statement/essay on the nine hour detention of his significant other partner by British security officials as he changed flights to Brazil from Germany via London ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 1433 comments on Sun Aug 18, 2013 at 12:30 PM PDT with 370 Recommends
Just when you thought you'd heard it all about our "[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/27/1077960/-Obama-Administration-Facilitates-Turnkey-Totalitarian-State- Turnkey Totalitarian State]," a ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 197 comments on Sun Apr 01, 2012 at 03:36 AM PDT with 358 Recommends
If you’ve been following the myriad stories regarding our ever-increasing surveillance state and our government’s deliberate and massive suppression of virtually all forms of social activism and ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 414 comments on Thu Apr 04, 2013 at 12:38 PM PDT with 341 Recommends
by xaxnar
Comment Count 142 comments on Tue Jul 25, 2006 at 11:03 PM PDT with 334 Recommends
When does so-called political "pragmatism," for expediency's sake, comprehensively cross the threshold into gross [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulatory_capture regulatory capture] of our ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 267 comments on Sat Jun 12, 2010 at 12:22 PM PDT with 329 Recommends
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 246 comments on Thu Jun 08, 2006 at 02:09 PM PDT with 318 Recommends
Just a week after James Bamford’s stunning [http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/03/ff_nsadatacenter/all/1 cover story] in Wired Magazine [http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/03/17/1075217/-Wired-s-
by bobswern
Comment Count 278 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 12:19 AM PDT with 276 Recommends
Paul Krugman, who's been on quite the Orwellian rant over the past couple of weeks, had a little post on his blog Wednesday, entitled: "[http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/12/22/arsonists-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 179 comments on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 01:16 AM PST with 273 Recommends
Fair warning to readers: This news story from Tuesday’s Guardian , excerpted below, is—for a variety of reasons--going to upset the hell out of at least a few people. And, on that ominous note, ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 343 comments on Tue Jul 08, 2014 at 10:03 PM PDT with 259 Recommends
After closely following the National Security Agency story for two years (16+ months before anyone ever heard the name, Edward Snowden), I can honestly say that blogger and journalist Marcy Wheeler’
by bobswern
Comment Count 224 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 02:51 AM PST with 248 Recommends
by Crypsis
Comment Count 160 comments on Fri Apr 14, 2006 at 09:05 PM PDT with 246 Recommends
To kill a mockingbird is a sin, Finch told his children, because it brings no harm to others. "They don't do one thing but sing their hearts out for us," a neighbor further explained. ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Jul 11, 2010 at 04:13 AM PDT with 238 Recommends