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  1. The damaging hypocrisy of the foolish Muslim 'Understanders'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle

    In German, there is a new word for those ready to explain and justify any and all aspects of Russian President Putin's behavior. They are called the "Putinversteher" - literally, the Putin understanders.


  2. Is US drone use truly constrained?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    In the State of the Union address, President Barack Obama made a singular reference to unmanned aerial vehicles, more colloquially referred to as "drones." During his remarks on American values, Obama said, "As Americans, we respect human dignity, even when we're threatened, which is why I've prohibited torture, and worked to make sure our use of new technology like drones is properly constrained."


  3. Book Talk: Iran "insider" offers roadmap for U.S.-Iran peaceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Hossein Mousavian thinks a big reason Iran has not struck a deal with six major powers over its nuclear programme boils down to a lack of understanding between Tehran and Washington, and a lack of U.S. appreciation for gestures Iran has made. He's in a position to know because he has held sensitive positions as a member of Iran's National Security Council and as a senior nuclear negotiator when President Hassan Rouhani served as the chief negotiator.


  4. Save Us From Washington's VisionariesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    En route back to Washington at the tail end of his most recent overseas trip, John Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of state, stopped off in France "to share a hug with all of Paris." Whether Paris reciprocated the secretary's embrace went unrecorded.


  5. Eye on Washington: Bill would grant war powersto fight Islamic State militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel was to introduce a bill Wednesday to authorize President Barack Obama's war against Islamic State militants, saying Congress should not wait to see if the White House sends over its blueprint of what the legislation should say. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said he wants to spark the debate in the Republican-controlled Congress over a new authorization to fight IS, which has been fighting for territory in Iraq and Syria.


  6. HDR's Fassett Appointed Federal Commissioner, Chair of River CommissionRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Business Wire

    It is one of eight key nominations or appointments announced recently by the White House. He is based in HDR's Cheyenne office.


  7. ISIS war debate (finally) begins: How broad should the president's authority be?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Salon

    It looks like Congress and the White House may finally get the ball rolling on crafting an authorization for the use of force for the war against ISIS in Syria and Iraq only five or so months since said war began. President Obama reiterated his call for an updated AUMF, tailored to the expected years-long campaign against ISIS, in his State of the Union, and Speaker John Boehner said in a 60 Minutes interview that "we will" pass such a measure.


  8. The American Sniper Was No HeroRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    PARIS, THE NEW NORMAL? - Diana Johnstone files an in-depth report from Paris on the political reaction to the Charlie Hebdo shootings; The Treachery of the Black Political Class: Margaret Kimberley charts the rise and fall of the Congressional Black Caucus; The New Great Game: Pepe Escobar assays the game-changing new alliance between Russia and Turkey; Will the Frackers Go Bust? Joshua Frank reports on how the collapse of global oil prices might spell the end of the fracking frenzy in the Bakken Shale; The Future of the Giraffe: Ecologist Monica Bond reports from Tanzania on the frantic efforts to save one of the world's most iconic species.


  9. Whata s the deal with the Alfalfa Club?Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The then-all male Alfalfa Club held their annual dinner at the Capitol Hilton in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 30, 1993. Members of the club are seen here socializing in the lobby of the hotel.


  10. Barbara Bush slams critics who say Jeb Bush is boringRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    ... "I read something today that 'Jeb is boring. Well, try living with him,'" she quipped at the event hosted by the George Bush Presidential Library at Texas A&M. She was likely referring to the San Francisco Chronicle column by Debra Saunders this ...


  11. UK lawmakers criticise delay in publishing Iraq War inquiry reportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AlertNet

    British lawmakers on Thursday criticised the delay in publishing a long-awaited official report into Britain's role in the Iraq War until after May's election, describing it as "an insult" and "an affront to democracy". The inquiry, headed by former civil servant John Chilcot, was set up six years ago to investigate the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq and its aftermath.


  12. U.S. Baby Boomers More Likely to Identify as ConservativeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago |

    Older generations of Americans are much more likely to describe their political views as conservative than as liberal. This includes the large baby boom generation, of whom 44% identified as conservative and 21% as liberal last year.


  13. AP Photo/Susan WalshRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Since 2008, the world has become a significantly more dangerous place. In every region, new threats have emerged or old ones have reasserted them.


  14. A Postmodern Guide to Shutting Down Speech, and the TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    In his contribution to the famous 1949 collection of essays by ex-Communists titled The God That Failed, Arthur Koestler carefully illustrates how set language binds thought to ideology at the expense of evidence. Koestler, author of the unparalleled novel of Stalin's show trials, Darkness at Noon , describes a conversation he had early in his Communist career with "Edgar," his Party contact, in which they discuss the front page of a Communist newspaper.


  15. Andrew Sullivan To Quit BloggingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    Andrew Sullivan has announced that he is giving up blogging to "return to the actual world again." Given his history of presenting false stories and unrealistic political analysis this might be a good thing.


  16. Robert Redford Explores Aging in 'A Walk in the Woods' and Fall of CBS Legend Dan Rather in 'Truth'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Democracy Now

    Acclaimed director and actor Robert Redford discusses his new film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, "A Walk in the Woods," in which he co-stars with Nick Nolte. It is a comedy about walking the Appalachian Trail - and getting older.


  17. And the X-X-X-X-X-X-tra Large Dodo Screams Tweet! Tweet! TweetRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    What's Michael Moore doing tweeting? Isn't he a writer and a journalist? Hasn't he made a fortune in journalism, a low-paying profession? Has Moore's slovenly late-career professionalism dwindled into such a slothful nadir that he's resorted to Twitter to sensationalize himself? What a narcissist and what a charleton! Tweeting is something birds do. As well as the famous - like the glitterati - pop singers and actors, as well as professional sports figures.


  18. Romney speaks at MSU, still undeclared for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

    Mitt Romney supporters John and Chris Heimburger wait for auditorium doors to open at Lee Hall on the Mississippi State University campus on Wednesday. Photo by: Mark Wilson/Dispatch Staff In front of a sold out Lee Hall Auditorium on Mississippi State University's campus, Gov. Mitt Romney delivered a speech to students and supporters as part of MSU's Global Lecture Series.


  19. Alabama Supreme Court chief justice encourages defiance on gay marriage rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    In a move viewed skeptically by legal experts, the socially conservative chief justice of Alabama's Supreme Court on Tuesday encouraged judges in his state to ignore a federal ruling last week striking down its ban on gay marriage. Justice Roy Moore, in a letter addressed to Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, said Friday's federal ruling, which was put on hold for two weeks and could be superseded by a U.S. Supreme Court decision on gay marriage due by the end of June, violates the state constitution.


  20. Iraq inquiry an 'expensive farce'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Newsday

    Delays to the inquiry into the Iraq war could make Westminster "the laughing stock of the world", Plaid Cymru's parliamentary leader has warned. In a special debate on the delay , the Dwyfor Meirionydd MP said the inquiry was becoming an "expensive farce" and "an affront to democracy".