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Glenn Greenwald: Talking to James Risen about "Pay Any Price," the War on Terror, and Press Freedoms

 Fear is hard to question. It is central to the financial well-being of countless federal bureaucrats, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, analysts, and pundits. Fear generates funds.

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The Last (very last) Leg

The billboard was the last amusing moment for the next several hours. I’ve realized that the more flying I do, the less I enjoy it. The actual flying is great. 2,096 more words

Authorities: More Than 35 Pounds Of Cocaine Found In Port Newark Shipment

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Customs agents at Port Newark uncorked more than they bargained for after inspecting a ship in October.

After opening a container of what they expected to be wine and cheese, agents found a black duffle bag inside. 128 more words

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Hurry up and wait. And wait. And wait. And .. . ... wait some more.

I suppose, if things have to go wrong, the best time for them to go wrong is at the end of an otherwise excellent vacation, and that’s what happened to us. 1,034 more words

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Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress -

Boehner: I’m ready to ‘reappoint’ members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress – Yahoo News.

The cost of the committee also raised questions. Last spring, House Democrats leaked to reporters that the Benghazi panel could cost up to $3.3 million to operate. 21 more words

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