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Jane Mayer reports on this story about the CIA's Torture Queen, a woman who was not only responsible for much of the epic cock-up of 9/11 but virtually every sick thing the CIA has done since then. She's...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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In the course of writing about the torture regime, I came across some previous work I did in real time on the subject that are relevant again.The idea that after all this time they are still convinced of their rectitude...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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It's been quite a year here at the old Hullabaloo homestead. Many good things have come my way and I'm so grateful for them.  Last spring I was surprised and thrilled to learn that I...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Susie Madrak at Crooks and Liars notes that tonight is the last time Darlene Love will be singing Christmas (baby please come home) on Letterman.I'll miss it ...It's annual holiday fundraiser time. Your...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Good lord. Why in the world are we even thinking of fracking? The following summarizes the various considerations that went into New York's official ban on the practice this week:Respiratory health: The report cites...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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A little story in passing from the New York Times:Seventy years after he was executed in South Carolina, George Stinney’s conviction was vacated by a state judge Wednesday on...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Thanks so much for your contributions to the annual holiday fundraiser so far. I'm always so touched by your generosity and your kind thoughts. In fact, it's one of the reason I do this at this time of year --- it never fails to make...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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I wrote a post over at Salon yesterday about the insane hypocrisy of all these critics of Cuba's human rights policies while defending American human rights abuses ... in Cuba!Marco...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Brittany Bronson, in the New York Times:On the first day of the fall semester, I left campus from an afternoon of teaching anxious college freshmen and headed to my second job, serving at a chain restaurant off...
From: Hullabaloo | By: tristero | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Why what we saw was totally not tortureby Tom SullivanAll the news about the CIA torture program reminded me of those batches of FBI emails the ACLU obtained through FOIA requests. The ones Sen. Dick Durbin held up and described to colleagues like this:"If...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Friday, December 19, 2014
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I haven't had the opportunity to see the last episode of The Colbert Report yet because I'm on the West Coast (and all you east coasters are ruining everything as usual by running your east coast mouths on twitter!) But...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, December 19, 2014
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Happy holidays from your gun proliferation activist pals:....
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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America didn't cave. Hollywood didn't cave. Capitalism caved.by David AtkinsThere has been a lot of caterwauling around the political circus (but mostly on the Right) about the decision to cancel/delay the opening of "The Interview" because of terrorist...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Obama Can Restore Overtime Pay to 1975 Levels With a Stroke of His Penby Gaius PubliusLet me repeat the title, including the words I cut out: Obama Can Restore Overtime Pay to 1975 Levels With a Stroke of His Pen — And Give an Immediate Raise to 54%...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Gaius Publius | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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In this corner, wearing blue, Elizabeth Warren by Tom Sullivan Sen. Elizabeth Warren may not have stopped passage of the "Citigroup provision" last week, but even in losing she may be winning. As the Boston Globe observed: “You’re not always going...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Katherine Hawkins of openthegovernment.org chronicles the astonishing statements of three retiring Senators, Rockefeller, Levin and Udall in their final days in office:All three closed their Senate careers...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Sheesh:American intelligence officials have concluded that the North Korean government was “centrally involved” in the recent attacks on Sony Pictures’s computers, a determination reached just as Sony on Wednesday...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, December 18, 2014
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They never stop whining:[Torture architect, psychologist] Mitchell told Kelly that this ordeal “is like being caught in a bad spy novel.”He said that those who released the CIA...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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In Salon this morning:So the suspense is almost over. Jeb Bush has finally announced that he is officially thinking that he might explore the possibility of maybe running for president. Feel the magic, the Bush is back. I confess...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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I'm pretty sure that this is all most people know about Cuba:Good for President Obama for finally taking some steps to normalize relations.  It takes some cojones. Not because it's a big deal.  America's Cuba policy is absurd ---...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Colbert: Going out on a slab?by Tom Sullivan It's been great fun watching the last episodes of the "Colbert Report." Stephen Colbert's interview with Smaug the dragon was a tour de force. Rumor has it that Colbert has secured another rock-star celebrity...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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