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4 hrs ago | Columbia Journalism Review

Another Pulitzer for reporting classified info

The Pulitzer committee's decision to give its public service award this year to the Washington Post and the Guardian for their stories on government surveillance has elicited a few predictable reactions from those who believe that the source of the National Security Agency material - former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden - is not a ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, New York, Associated Press, Publishing, Media, New Times, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat

8 hrs ago | Switched

Blake Farenthold Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder's Paycheck

OCTOBER 04: Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas., speaks at a news conference with other House republican freshmen to call on the Senate to take up action on the budget passed in the House in April and also house passed bills that they say will spur job growth and reduce the deficit.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas

12 hrs ago | InformationWeek

"TheGoogleMaps & Me" - Copyright 2014 All rights reserved

The GooglePlex© has a history of catering to the whims of the "power brokers" - the word "ethics" is but an entry on their "spell-checker" cloud.


16 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

Peter King: Rand Paul Would Be 'Disastrous' As President

Rep. Peter King is continuing his war of words against Sen. Rand Paul , warning Wednesday that a potential Paul presidency would be "disastrous."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Peter King, US House of Representatives, Drink, Coffee, James R. Clapper, Barack Obama

20 hrs ago | The Raw Story

9/11 truther Mike Ruppert kills himself after finishing his radio show

His death was announced Monday night in a Facebook post by the blogger and author Carolyn Baker, who assured her followers that Ruppert's death was "not a 'fake' suicide."


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Yesterday | Triple Pundit

Fuzzy Math on Pennsylvania Fracking Jobs

Incumbent Republican Gov. Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania has been campaigning for re-election on a platform that touts the 200,000 jobs created through his support for natural gas fracking, but the Pennsylvania fracking boom is not all that it's cracked up to be.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) Rob Christensen column [The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 16--Could this be former Vice President Dick Cheney's revenge for U.S. Rep. Walter Jones suggesting that he should rot in hell for his role in the Iraq War? Jones, the 3rd District Republican, outraged the neo-conservatives last year when he told a group in Raleigh: "Lyndon Johnson's probably rotting in hell right ... (more)


Related Topix: Walter Jones, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raleigh, NC, Immigration Reform, Public Relations

The Raw Story

Spanish judge defies pressure to scrap Guantanamo torture case against Bush

A Spanish judge on Tuesday defied pressure to scrap a probe into alleged torture in the U.S. prison camp in Guantanamo Bay which targets former U.S. president George W. Bush.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, George Bush


WSJ Columnist: If GOP Nominates Rand Paul, They Deserve Another 'Landslide Defeat'

In a tongue-in-cheek column in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday , columnist Bret Stephens backed Sen. Rand Paul to be the Republican Party's next presidential nominee.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Florida, Florida Government, Chris Christie, US Governors

Lansing State Journal

Former Vice President Dick Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Former Vice President Dick Cheney plans to visit Grand Rapids next week with his cardiologist to discuss Cheney's history of heart problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Kidney Cancer, Health

Daily Herald

'Love & War': Unlikely story of love and politics

"Love & War" is the unlikely love story of one of America's best-known power couples and how their marriage has survived despite their sharply different political views.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television

Mon Apr 14, 2014

National Review Online

Lowry: Rand Paul's Foreign Policy: For the Situation Room or the Dorm Room?

The libertarian standard-bearer and almost-certain Republican presidential candidate suggested to audiences a few years ago that Vice President Dick Cheney's views on the Iraq War were influenced by his time as CEO at Halliburton.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Paul, ID, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, George Bush

The Winnipeg Free Press

Costly brutality that gave so little

When my students use their cellphones to text during class, they always do so furtively, hands beneath a desk or hidden behind a strategically positioned purse or backpack.


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News Max

GOP Strategist Accuses Pelosi of Starting 'Ugly Race War'

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has been accused by a leading black Republican strategist of attempting to start "an ugly race war" in Congress.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, George Bush, Steve Israel

Daily Kos

There always has been, and always will be, a Dick Cheney.

There will always be the kind of person looking for an opportunity to nail another man to a tree, or its nearest equivalent.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama

American Reporter

Ar Archives: 2001 Trove of Cia Documents Told of Soviet Weakness

As I write this, a song from Harburg and Arlen's score for "The Wizard of Oz" is running through my head.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, US News, US Military, US Navy, George Bush

Sun Apr 13, 2014

War Is A Crime

Torture is Mainstream Now

As Rebecca Gordon notes in her new book, Mainstreaming Torture, polls find greater support in the United States for torture now than when Bush was president.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, US News, Liberal Political News


Paul Laughs Off Liz Cheney's Maddow Remark: 'She's Not My Biggest Champion'

Following a recently revealed tape in which 2009 sweater-era Rand Paul suggested former Vice President Dick Cheney exploited the Iraq War to Halliburton's benefit, ABC News' Jonathan Karl pressed Paul on his foreign policy, which Liz Cheney has suggested is cribbed from old Paul foe Rachel Maddow .


Related Topix: Television

Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Common Ills

Rumsfeld Personifies Our Society

This is from David Swanson's War Is A Crime website : Rumsfeld Personifies Our Society By David Swanson The closest the film comes to asking Rumsfeld about the wrongness of launching a war on Iraq is with the question "Wouldn't it have been better not to go there at all?" Not "Wasn't it illegal?" Not "Do you believe 1.4 million Iraqis were killed ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, US News, George Bush

The Independent

Donald Rumsfeld, the ultimate known unknown of American politics

Out of America: A documentary just out in the US shows the hard-nosed former defence secretary unapologetic over the Iraq debacle One way and another, I've been writing about American politics and government for more than 20 years, and of the most inscrutable, most disconcerting and ruthless operator over those years, I've no doubt.


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