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How Christopher Hitchens Became an American Citizen (Or, a Case Study in the Need for Immigration Reform)

“The American bureaucracy very swiftly overcompensates for any bright-eyed immigrant delusions. Nihil humanum a me alienum puto, said the Roman poet Terence: ‘Nothing human is alien to me.’ The slogan of the old Immigration and Naturalization Service could have been the reverse: To us, no aliens are human. 805 more words

Politics

Even former heads of NSA, DHS think crypto backdoors are stupid

Michael Chertoff is an opinion worth heeding, so I would highly recommend reading through his comments on the dangers of mandatory crypto backdoors.

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/07/even-former-heads-of-nsa-dhs-think-crypto-backdoors-are-stupid/

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The Iraq War: National Security for Israel?

Thanks to Robert Wenzel

Dahlia Wasfi

The people she references in this clip are telling.  Are they the architects of the Iraq War?  That’s no secret. 450 more words

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"Fraternity Of Failure": GOP Men And Women United By A Shared History Of Getting Everything Wrong, And Refusing To Admit It

Jeb Bush wants to stop talking about past controversies. And you can see why. He has a lot to stop talking about. But let’s not honor his wish. 805 more words

Conservatives

Tribunal rejects bridge company's $3.5-billion NAFTA claim against Canada

A $3.5-billion claim for damages by the Ambassador Bridge company against the Canadian government for alleged violations of the North American Free Trade Agreement has been rejected in Washington by a three-member tribunal. 502 more words

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