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USA Today has done an investigation revealing that since 1992, The Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration harvested telephone logs for almost all calls from the U.S. to other ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 09:05 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Just so we're clear, the "troubles with the truth" in the headline aren't necessarily lies. There can be more subtle forms of obfuscation, denialism, and even inadvertent honesty. Or just plain old ...
by ericf
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
We have a real infrastructure vulnerability that many of us are not aware of… It’s a common belief that a 911 emergency call is infallible but now we find out, it is anything but, when your life ...
by thinkingblue
Comment Count 10 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 08:56 AM PST with 8 Recommends
This started out as a comment but since it is long... and I do have a lot to say about this... I guess I'll add it as a post. Why is no one talking about this? Are Americans that short-attention ...
by madbaglady
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 08:56 AM PST with 5 Recommends
It’s astonishing to me that this is even a subject for debate in this country. Torture. The very word is vile and is the epitome of everything that stands in complete opposition to American values ...
by Adagio4639
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Dec 16, 2014 at 09:52 AM PST with 0 Recommends
CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley pulled up a 2007 interview with George Tenet , CIA director at the time of 911, and who was the man in charge when the CIA turned to 'enhanced interrogation" on ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 09:11 PM PST with 16 Recommends
Today's cartoon regarding the release of the CIA Torture Report.
by laloalcaraz
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 02:55 PM PST with 37 Recommends
I haven't seen a diary on this before. Earlier last month, Bob Graham began speaking out about the danger posed by our uncritical support of Saudi Arabia. This diary is prompted by his remarks ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 08:43 AM PDT with 99 Recommends
Back in 2008, Netanyahu said Israel is 'benefiting from attack' as it 'swung American public opinion.' The Israeli newspaper Ma'ariv on Wednesday reported that Likud leader Benjamin Netanyahu ...
by markthshark
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2014 at 05:38 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
An old business adage says to never waste an opportunity. Never forget, that. Gothamist: "Never Forget to Aggregate 911 Brand Tweets When it's clear that the American Dream means getting in on ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 10:27 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Grab your notebook! Class is in session. bunnygirl60 aka Arliss Bunny joins us at 11:30am EDT talking about her take on economics and monetary policy that we call bunnynomics . Today she ...
by winkk
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 07:42 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Salvador Allende (1908-1973) Vive En Memoria It was on September 11, 1973, 40 years ago, that democracy died in Chile. A CIA backed coup, led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet, overthrew democratically ...
by El Bloguero
Comment Count 50 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 05:15 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 115 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 07:30 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Here's a heads up. If you know anyone who spends most of their time in the Right Wing News Bubble, watch them carefully for signs of hysteria, panic, and irrational behavior. Well, more than usual.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2014 at 04:32 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
St. Louis local news is reporting that the Attorney for the Ferguson store, Jake Kanzler said the the Ferguson store owner, nor any store employee called the police to report any ...
by TeamSarah4Choice
Comment Count 561 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 08:28 AM PDT with 504 Recommends
(A very good friend of mine consented to re-publishing a conversation he had with an old friend): "My friend messaged me about the Ferguson situation and police brutality. We had the following back ...
by thirty three and a third
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Aug 17, 2014 at 11:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Aug 11, 2014 at 02:52 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Steve Benen writes on the jabs that Bill Clinton and Dick Cheney traded this week: Even putting aside questions about foreign policies and the public’s war weariness, Bill Clinton vs. Dick Cheney ...
by John O0Connor
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Jun 27, 2014 at 06:04 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Both the 9/11 and Benghazi disasters were preventable. Warnings on both were clear and from highly reliable sources. Here, the similarities end. On 9/11 the White House ignored warnings from heads ...
by Burt Hall
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 08:52 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This is the point where you realize that this particular case of #BergGhazi Fever just might not be curable. To wit. http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/06/08/john-mccain-obama-released-the-jihadists-...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 168 comments on Sun Jun 08, 2014 at 11:34 AM PDT with 191 Recommends