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Hilz says Meet Wendy Sherman, "your" rep to the Democratic Party platform committee!!

From here:

Sherman, who took a hiatus from her work at Albright Stonebridge to work at the State Department, filed an ethics disclosure in 2011 that revealed many of her former clients, including Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, Dow Chemical, the U.S.

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Post 9/11-America in a nutshell!

Headline from an email I got this morning:

Celebrate Memorial Day: iPhone 6, now free with half off talk & text

There’s no better way to honor the fallen than with a snazzy, new iPhone and a discounted cell phone plan!

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Obama/CIA drone murder Taliban chief's innocent taxi driver. Happy collateral damage day!

From Reuters here:

The brother of a man killed alongside Afghan Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in southwest Pakistan has filed a report with police asking for his brother’s killing to be investigated, officials said on Sunday.

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Glenn Greenwald puts the wuss horns on the New York Times re: "Israel"

From here:

The refusal to use the word occupation without scare quotes is one of the most cowardly editorial decisions the New York Times has made since refusing to use the word “torture” because the Bush administration denied its validity (a decision they reversed only when President Obama in 2014 gave them permission to do so by using the word himself).

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This Memorial Day weekend ask yourself 'do the people in charge have a clue?'

From Salon here:

…“elite mediation,” a polite term for letting our social betters from the Ivy League run the show. But how did that work out?

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By the same logic U.S. should block sales of bombs to Israel!

From here:

The White House has put a block on shipments of cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia, Foreign Policy reports. The move follows intense criticism of the U.S.’s support for Saudi Arabia’s bombings against Shiite forces in Yemen.

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Journalism and Facebook's little fascist walled garden!

From here:

Zuckerberg and company want journalists to move their stories and conversations inside Facebook, where the First Amendment is irrelevant and the Terms of Service determine what people can say.

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