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Where did the Bangs go???

Excusse me, I suck at selfies…. What do you think? I am trying to love my forehead and put away my bangs. :)


Mercenary Drone Operators Kill Outside US Chain of Command

Sputnik – 01.08.2015

WASHINGTON — The US armed forces are using a growing number of mercenaries or contractors to operate lethal drone attacks as regular troops are increasingly unwilling to do so, experts told Sputnik.

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Where the Time Goes

When I met him, we were both squeezing melons. Ok, I know what you’re thinking; get your head out of the gutter…

“How can you tell if these things are ripe?” He wants to know. 1,263 more words

Prompts: 500 Words

Shane Harris: How the CIA Came Out of the Closet

Daily Beast — For decades, gay and lesbian intelligence officers had to keep their sexuality a secret. Then came a remarkable shift.

Tracey Ballard applied to join the Central Intelligence Agency in 1985. 192 more words


Assange: The untold story of an epic struggle for justice

The persecution of Julian Assange is about to flare again as it enters a dangerous stage. From August 20, three quarters of the Swedish prosecutor’s case against Assange regarding sexual misconduct in 2010 will disappear as the statute of limitations expires. 3,757 more words

The International Reporter

U.S. Torture Practices Back in News After Association Report

Many prisoners of war and suspected terrorists detained by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency from 2002 to 2009 experienced what most people would describe as torture. 648 more words

Open Agenda

Who is Paul Linebarger "Cordwainer Smith" and What's he got to do with L. Ron Hubbard?

Well, see, Paul was an interesting guy. A VERY interesting guy.

Let’s start with the fact that he wrote a book in 1948 (just after WWII had ended and the CIA had been officially formed) called Psychological Warfare. 12,932 more words

Historical Research