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The Warren Commission presents its Report to U.S. President Lyndon Johnson, White House, Washington, D.C. on September 24, 1964. Views
A Commission to Investigate Presidential Crimes is a Terrible Idea
History shows Rep. Swalwell’s proposal would hinder justice rather than render it.
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In the 448 pages of the Mueller report, there are nearly 1,000 redactions. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty) Views
Redacting Democracy
What you can’t see can hurt you
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"While we still don’t have a good explanation of who killed Kennedy, we do know the available facts do not corroborate the official theory." (Photo: US Department of State) Views
QAnon: Why We Have the CIA Partly to Thank for the Craziest Conspiracy Theory Yet
The roots of the wackiest pro-Trump conspiracy can be traced back to the CIA
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Immoral and Unacceptable: If Scalia Wanted Respect In Death, He Should Have Shown It To More People In Life
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Seeing Syrian Crisis Through Russian Eyes
“To jaw-jaw is always better than to war-war,” as Sir Winston Churchill put it at a White House luncheon on June 1954. The aphorism applies in spades today as the U.S., Russia and other key countries involved in troubles in Syria decide whether to jaw or to war. Russia’s recent military...
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America's Slow Drain of Competence Hits the Secret Service
In the beginning, everyone was competent. At least the good guys were. The bad guy would always make some kind of mistake. He would not, say, tie the Lone Ranger’s hands securely, enabling Tonto to untie the ropes with his teeth. Then, when the bad guy would bring the kidnapped school marm into the...
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'The Only Thing We Have to Fear...' is the CIA
President Truman’s true warning on the CIA
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I Don't Care Who Killed JFK
The controversy over who killed President John F. Kennedy has now raged for half a century. Too much of the discussion about the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's death has been regurgitating the debate over who was responsible for his murder. It is a diversion and a waste of time. It is more important...
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November Days of Drums
Friday afternoon in my upstate New York hometown, around 2 p.m. I was a drummer in the junior high school band and after lunch in the cafeteria went to a rehearsal of the entire percussion section. A couple of bare light bulbs illuminated the stage; the rest of the auditorium was pitch black. Our...
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American Exceptionalism, According to Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone’s 10-hour documentary series, “ The Untold History of The United States ,” which first appeared on Showtime in 2012, is about to be rereleased this month on DVD with three new episodes and a post-series conversation between Stone and his frequent collaborator, author and activist Tariq...
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