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Obama Outlines Surveillance Reforms; Says Mass Surviellance Will Contine

Barack Obama held his first Q&A press conference in over three months yesterday.  In this conference, Mr. Obama touted reforms to the Patriot Act and urged Congress to enact these reforms.  During the hour long press conference, Mr. Obama stated

Posted in Politics

United Stasi of America

What a HUGE story this is manifesting into. With an ultra-sensitive leak, 29-year old Edward Snowden has set off a PR frenzy for not only the Obama Administration, but also for America’s closest ally, United Kingdom.  Mr. Snowden released a extensive amount

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Desmond Tutu, Jimmy Carter: Time to move on Mideast peace

By Desmond Tutu and Jimmy Carter For nearly two decades, there have been peace processes in the Middle East but no peace. In recent visits to the region — including Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory — we have heard

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Posted in GeoPolitics, History, Israel, Middle East, Op/Ed, Palestinian Territories

Funding illegal Israeli settlements? Priceless.

by Bernard Keane Visa, Mastercard and PayPal all enable donations to be made to US-registered groups funding illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank in defiance of international law. It appears at least one of the major credit cards also

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Posted in Israel, Oppression, Palestinian Territories, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

WikiLeaks cables: India accused of systematic use of torture in Kashmir

Beatings and electric shocks inflicted on hundreds of civilians detained in Kashmir, US diplomats in Delhi told by ICR US officials had evidence of widespread torture by Indian police and security forces and were secretly briefed by Red Cross staff

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Ron Paul, G.O.P. Loner, Comes In From Cold

WASHINGTON — As virtually all of Washington was declaring WikiLeaks’s disclosures of secret diplomatic cables an act of treason, Representative Ron Paul was applauding the organization for exposing the United States’ “delusional foreign policy.” For this, the conservative blog RedState

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Posted in Federal government, Republicans, US Foreign Policy

FBI plants informant to incite terrorism in a mosque. Muslims are horrified by his jihad talk and… report him to the FBI.

Tension grows between Calif. Muslims, FBI after informant infiltrates mosque By Jerry Markon IRVINE, CALIF. – Before the sun rose, the informant donned a white Islamic robe. A tiny camera was sewn into a button, and a microphone was buried

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