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Donald Trump is the New Ronald Reagan

This many startle some Republicans but the similarities between President Reagan and Donald Trump are quite clear. 249 more words


Jun-16: Soweto and Thank You, Eh!

Soweto and Thank You, Eh!

Today is the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising that may have signaled the beginning of the end of apartheid in South Africa.   261 more words


Lost and Found - April 24th Edition

What to remember about April 24th…

  • 1781  British General Benedict Arnold leads attack on Virginia militia near Petersburg; traitor Arnold was once an American General…
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The Houseguests

Title:                      The Houseguests

Author:                  Mark Lijek

Lijek, Mark (2012). The Houseguests: A Memoir of Canadian Courage and CIA Sorcery. Charleston, SC: CreateSpace

OCLC:    820794788… 832 more words


The Republican myth of Ronald Reagan and the Iran hostages, debunked

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Some stories are too good to check, and some myths are too perfect to bust. We’ve seen that dynamic in action all month, as GOP presidential candidates trot out their favorite foreign policy anecdote: the Parable of the Hostages. 466 more words

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Archivist of US Should Declare Torture Report a Federal Record, News from the Cyber Vault, and Much More: FRINFORMSUM 1/21/2016

National Security Archive FOIA Project Director Nate Jones called on the Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero, to use his binding legal authority to declare the Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on the CIA torture program a federal record. 1,553 more words


Memo to GOP: Citing 'Reagan, Iran and hostages' won’t end well for you



And now, some advice for my Republican friends: If you want to criticize President Obama on anything having to do with Iran, don’t mention “Ronald Reagan” and “Iran” and “hostages” in the same sentence. 1,263 more words

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