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American mythology says we don't kill women and children in war

From the Guardian here:

“Drone strikes have been sold to the American public on the claim that they’re ‘precise’. But they are only as precise as the intelligence that feeds them.

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Man, U.S. turning into surreal Stalinist/Banana Republic combo platter!

From the Guardian here:

Lawyers for four of the highest-value detainees ever held by the CIA, all of whom have made credible allegations of torture and all of whom remain in US government custody, say the Senate committee never spoke with their clients.

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Surveillance state USA!

From Slate here:

 As the Baltimore Sun reports, Detective John L. Haley, who works in Baltimore City police’s phone tracking unit, denied that his unit…

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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

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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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