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Secretary of the Army: Athletes represent best of America

It was the famous West Point graduate and superintendent General Douglas MacArthur who said, “On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.” This Saturday on the “field of friendly strife” at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, the nation’s best college football teams will meet for the 115th time in their storied rivalry. 402 more words


Torturing the brain (because this is what torture results in: broken brains, minds and bodies)

Given the release of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence study on the use of torture by the CIA, I thought it would be useful to gather together previous pieces on this blog on torture, including reblogs from other places. 1,135 more words

Editorial: No time for 'truthers'

As a one-woman caucus all to herself, Green Party Leader Elizabeth May should have so many things on her plate that she hasn’t any time for frivolities. 200 more words


Opinion - US should clean up its own human rights issues - Global Times - John Gelmini

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The American dream is not dead but whilst for some very bright Americans it is possible to make life changing amounts of money, for others it is more difficult to break through. 280 more words


CIA report reveals Canadian connection to Brooklyn Bridge terrorist

Canada’s “millennium bomber” Ahmed Ressam was communicating with a U.S. al-Qaida operative who later plotted to topple the Brooklyn Bridge and other targets as part of a suspected second wave of post-9/11 attacks, according to a landmark U.S. 629 more words