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Obama protecting torturers to protect his drone program?

From the Huffpo here:

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), who served as intelligence committee chair before Feinstein, was furious after the meeting, and accused the administration of deliberately stalling the report.

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Ebola = Terrorism!

From the Guardian here:

Terrorism is slightly different in that some Americans have been killed by terrorists — however, due to manipulation by our politicians and the Military Industrial Complex, there are many many more mundane things with a much higher probability of killing you than Al Qaeda. 93 more words


Either governments need to stop these attacks or acknowledge that it's impossible

From the New York Times:

The Boston Marathon bombers made public comments about their beliefs, and this guy in Canada definitely showed signs but yet he was not prevented from an attack. 38 more words

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Former Spooks don't have to follow Spook Rules

From the Washington Post:

I have been long baffled by the respect and deference shown by almost everybody to the CIA/Spooks.  Maybe it’s all the Hollywood movies/propaganda.   99 more words

The Collapse Of Civilization

All aboard the Clinton War Machine!

From CBS News:

Smells like she wants to be President and if you’re gonna be President you gotta kill a lot of people or at least promise to, or at least do it quietly with drones.   63 more words

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That looks like everybody is getting phone/internet watched

From the Intercept:

That looks like a bit too much computing power for 17,000 dudes in ISIS out in the middle of the desert.

The rest of it is probably meant for you and me.

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Zombie America: no creativity, no inner life, no complexity, no dissent

From here:

No creativity — cliche crap is easier to sell.
No inner life — c’mon that cuts down on shopping time
No complexity — simple shit for simple people. 11 more words

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