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Marc Jampole: Sanitizing Evil

Like the Nazis & other evil-doers, American torture apologists use language to sanitize evil

How do we know that those who are defending the American torture program under the presidency of George W. 701 more words

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Permanent Detention: Chapter 3

Recap: Since age seventeen, Paul has been serving a life sentence in Permanent Detention, a special prison for enemies of the state. His life over the years has devolved to a dull, meaningless and very lonely routine.  1,504 more words

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Grab a white blend and party like it's 1984!

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Paired with Apothic White, White blend from Modesto, CA

White wine (for me, maybe not you) is like drinking puppy dogs and rainbows. 287 more words

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Obama Targets Israel

Is Barack Hussein Obama “the first Jewish president” as some contend?

A lengthy feature in New York Magazine quoted White House counsel Abner Mikva, who claimed in 2008, “When this all is over, people are going to say that Barack Obama is the first Jewish president.” 777 more words

BRITAIN MAY BECOME AN ORWELLIAN STATE DUE TO HOME-GROWN EXTREMISTS

Britain could be pushed towards a ‘police state’ in which officers are turned into Orwellian ‘thought police’ in the battle against extremism, one of the country’s top cops has warned. 283 more words

Permanent Detention: Chapter 2

Recap: Since age 17, Paul has been serving a life sentence in Permanent Detention, a special prison for enemies of the state. Now, only a few weeks shy of his 30th birthday, his life has devolved to a dull, meaningless and very lonely routine. 1,376 more words

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