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I ran across this interesting tidbit in the Washington Post. It was regarding a recent commencement speech given by Martha Radditz… The speaker was ABC journalist Martha Raddatz, and the point is the key one in the intro: The graduates have spent half their lives with America at war. It’s a startling idea, but an […]

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Holidays can bring family and friends together for celebration. Memorial Day is no different with BBQ parties on the patios of America. We love them here in Georgia. Even if our politics are left of center and our slobby, right winged relatives with “Duck Dynasty” t-shirts show up ready to lob the usual politically charged […]

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UPDATE: NBC News confirms two parts of Hersh’s story. Not that I’m really surprised, but they wonder why we don’t believe anything the government tells us? Seymour Hersh with an alternate version that was flat-out murder. Within weeks of the raid, I had been told by two longtime consultants to Special Operations Command, who have […]

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Glad to see the courts agree with him: Washington (CNN)A federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that the telephone metadata collection program, under which the National Security Agency gathers up millions of phone records on an ongoing daily basis, is illegal under the Patriot Act. The government has argued it has the power to carry […]

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Nice work

Very, very good news and a historic moment. Now watch the Republicans try to destroy it: The new deal between Iran, the United States and its allies Thursday is a “historic understanding” that paves the way for a final agreement aimed at preventing Tehran from making nuclear weapons, President Obama said. “If this framework leads […]

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Well, this is new

I’ll believe it when I see it, but this is encouraging: US officials continue to maintain that American policy towards Israel will undergo changes in the wake of pre-election comments made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in which he stated that no Palestinian state would be established on his watch. Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territories […]

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Genius

This is from the brilliant teabagger senator Tom Cotton, who has a Harvard Law School degree. Soak in the intellect: Schieffer: What do you want to happen here? What is your alternative here? Let’s say that the deal falls through, then what? Cotton: Well as Prime Minister Netanyahu said, the alternative to a bad deal […]

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This makes my week. Who knows, we might actually be able to solve some of the problems in the Middle East without him: Corroborating other surveys showing that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to score a big polling bouncefollowing his controversial March 3 congressional address on Iran, a new poll released Tuesday finds the […]

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Mondoweiss has a useful annotated guide to the speech Netanyahu made yesterday. Bookmark It

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And at Boehner, too: “I’ll get to the heart of this speech now,” Matthews told MSNBC’s Thomas Robertson. “This man from a foreign government walked into the United States legislative chamber and tried to take over U.S. foreign policy. He said, ‘You should trust me, not your president on this. I am the man you […]

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