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Bradley Manning Headed To Prison, While Those Who Authorized Torture Go Free
FORT MEADE, Md. -- Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for releasing 700,000 documents about the United States' worldwide diplomacy and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Manning was a 25-year-old Army private first class at the time of his arrest. He saw himself as an...
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A Case That Challenges Government Immunity
Court cases are often cures for insomnia, but every so often a lawsuit is an eye-opening journey through the looking glass. One of those is suddenly upon us - and we should be thankful because it finally provides an unfiltered look at our government. You may not know about this case, but you should...
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The Sham Debate over Detention
In the current semi-public debate between the Senate Intelligence Committee and the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, all useful details about the issues in question regarding the CIA’s interrogation program remain classified by both sides. This discussion would be almost laughable if not for the...
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Snowden vs. the Dragons, the Media, the Vitriol, the Administration and (An Ever-Snarling) Cheney
When Dick Cheney slithered out of his cave Sunday to call Edward Snowden a traitor - a claim, given its slimy source, Snowden promptly called "the highest honor you can give an American" - it was only the latest in an ongoing, vengeful, bizarre and often irrelevant campaign of vitriol by...
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Transcript: Today's Live Q&A With NSA Leaker, Edward Snowden
Snowden: 'Truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped' 'Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American'
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Russian vs. U.S. Human Rights
The pot calls the kettle black. —Cervantes, Don Quixote de la Mancha The magic number is 18. That is the number each country has selected to express its disapproval of the actions of the other. Vladimir Putin said of the United States’ action: “This, of course, poisons our relationship with the...
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The Other Face Of Political Violence
Likely lost amid all lachrymose coverage of the act of political violence in Boston yesterday will be the release of a magisterial, non-partisan report concerning the decade of political violence organized and executed by the American government, and concerning the subsequent shameful abandonment...
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A Pledge to Iraq War Veteran Tomas Young
I never met Tomas Young. However, I strongly identify with his story as he and I joined the military for the same reason -- to fight those responsible for 9/11 . However, I was far luckier than Tomas Young as I never had to endure the crippling, and ultimately fatal wounds, he received in Sadr City...
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The Sociocide of Iraq by Bush/Cheney
Ten years ago George W. Bush and Dick Cheney, as war criminals, launched the sociocide of the people of Iraq – replete with embedded television and newspaper reporters chronicling the invasion through the Bush lens. That illegal war of aggression was, of course, based on recognized lies, propaganda...
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Statutes of Limitations Are Expiring on Some Bush Crimes
Americans have been facing a number of momentous deadlines, including the expiration of the Bush tax cuts and the “sequester” of $1 trillion from federal programs. But another critical deadline is fast approaching without attracting much notice. Statutes of limitations applicable to possible crimes...
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