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This is an excellent piece from McClatchy, and lines us with what I already suspected. I don’t believe the Orlando shooter was a terrorist, but our national ADD makes us want easy answers to everything: Focusing on extremist ideology as the driver of radicalization, rather than as the end result, is often misleading and even […]

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Read this: If the government can revoke your right to access firearms simply because it has decided to place you on a secret, notoriously inaccurate list, it could presumably restrict your other rights in a similar manner. You could be forbidden from advocating for causes you believe in, or associating with like-minded activists; your right […]

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The War on Terror has transformed the Department of Justice into an arm of the intelligence community- hijacking an institution charged with upholding the Constitution and the rule of law and using it as legal cover for mass surveillance and torture. No one has detailed that monumental shift in policy like Karen Greenberg, Director of […]

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This really is shocking and not just in a sarcastic way. According to Yahoo! News, one of the two remaining copies of the Senate CIA torture report has been “accidentally” destroyed. The CIA inspector general’s office – the spy agency’s internal watchdog – has acknowledged it “mistakenly” destroyed its only copy of a mammoth Senate […]

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The hotly debated issue of national security versus data privacy has been making headlines all over the world due to the iPhone encryption case pitting the US Department of Justice against mammoth technology company Apple Inc. A US District Court judge in California ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the encrypted iPhone of one […]

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Just going to link to a few stories you should read, like this: In 1999, there were a handful of Arab flight students in SW Florida. In 2001 there were thousands. At a big AFB base in the Panhandle, a trainer told me, “It used to be Iranians. Now its all Saudis.” Were they there […]

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Sy Hersh says we’ll never know the real story behind 9/11 — and the Saudis like it that way.

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A suicide bomber killed 69 people and injured at least 300 in a late evening attack at a park in Lahore, Pakistan on Easter Sunday. The explosion occurred at the main gate to the Allama Iqbal Park in Iqbal Town, just a few short steps from the children’s swing sets. The park was crowded with […]

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Another terror attack

What a crazy world we live in. Eye for an eye, etc.: BRUSSELS — Apparently coordinated terrorist explosions rocked Brussels’ airport and a metro station Tuesday, leaving at least 26 dead and raising fears that attackers carried out retaliatory strikes after the arrest of a key suspect in last year’s Paris massacres. The full casualty […]

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We don’t know who did it this time, but at this point, it doesn’t really matter: Suddenly, purposely bombing medical facilities is no big deal!

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