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Effort to 'Normalize' NSA Spying, 'Mollify Public' Rebuked
"Reform" proposals designed to "make the system prettier and more politically palatable... while leaving the system fundamentally unchanged."
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Critics Ready "Failing" Grade for Obama's NSA Reforms
Though 6 in 10 Americans support major reforms of NSA, Obama expected to punt on key changes to agency's controversial surveillance tactics
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Colbert's PAC Shtick Creates Mess (and Plenty of Publicity)
Advocates of reducing the power of money in politics thought they had found a champion in the unlikely person of Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, whose ongoing shtick about forming a political action committee brought more attention to their cause than all their press releases, testimony and legal...
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GOP Senator Tom Coburn To Block 9/11 Responders Bill
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) plans to block legislation that would provide additional aid to cover the health care costs of 9/11 first responders, one of the senator's aides told The Wall Street Journal Tuesday morning. Senate Republicans have opposed the measure, also called the Zadroga bill, first...
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Media Matters, the Watchdog Group That Loves to Hate Fox News
It takes only an instant for a visitor to Media Matters for America's headquarters in downtown Washington to sense its mission, if not its methods. A few steps into its modern offices, which resemble a newspaper newsroom, a pair of prominently displayed signs spell out the basics: "Fox Keeps Fear...
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Keith Olbermann Move Highlights MSNBC's Identity Crisis
MSNBC wants to "Lean Forward" - but apparently not that far forward. Keith Olbermann's suspension over three donations to Democrats prompted an outcry from across the blogosphere Friday as writers from the liberal Daily Kos to the conservative Weekly Standard criticized the move. They agreed about...
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Republicans Attack Obama on Palestine Policy
WASHINGTON - Former Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee has been in Israel and the occupied West Bank this week, stridently criticising Pres. Barack Obama's policies of pushing for an Israeli settlement freeze and the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Huckabee, a...
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'Joe the Plumber' Isn’t Licensed
"Joe the Plumber" isn't a plumber - at least not a licensed one, or a registered one. A check of state and local licensing agencies in Ohio and Michigan shows no plumbing licenses under Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher's name, or even misspellings of his name. Last night, his name, "Joe the Plumber,"...
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Black Bloggers Fight to Make Voices Heard
With its power-to-the-individual approach, the new media world promises anyone with a laptop the possibility of a publishing empire. But, as some black bloggers are finding out, the new media world is a lot like the old one: racially segregated, with many prominent black voices still fighting to be...
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Media Wrong on Rev. Wright, Critics Say
NEW YORK - Amid the explosive controversy over remarks made in sermons by Sen. Barack Obama's former pastor, critics are charging that the U.S. mainstream media has distorted his comments, failed to understand the African American church, and sought to punish the Democratic Party presidential...
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