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Good God this is awful:By the time Isaias Sosa turned 14, he'd already seen 15 bullet-riddled bodies laid out in his neighborhood of Cabañas, one of the most violent in this tropical metropolis. He rarely ventured outside...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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I wrote a piece yesterday about the exciting new coalition between the libertarians and the liberals coming out of Ferguson. I'm skeptical about this turning into a beautiful friendship, as you might imagine. But that...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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The Fallacy of the Golden Mean(A "Both Sides" Reader)by Batocchio The bad argument's natural habitat is the political talk show. (Well, it's one of its natural habitats, anyway.) Nourished by a steady supply of moist bullshit in the studio and the heat...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Batocchio | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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I'm going to guess that more than a few of you might be unaware of the nature of the dangerous secret James Risen is accused of revealing to the public. Mother Jones helpfully reminds us:In State of War, Risen revealed...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Via Mother Jones, here is a sampling of the thinking among donors to Officer Darren Wilson's support fund:I can't wait for this summer to be over ......
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Friday, August 22, 2014
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Would you hire this man?Adam Laxalt was described by his firm's evaluation committee as "a train wreck" who "doesn't even have the basic skill set," according to a review of his performance two...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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This, from Tea Party Nation:The real outrage here should be that groups are going through Ferguson and looting. Brown’s death is simply an excuse for some people to go and get “free stuff.”Michael Brown is dead...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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I've written many, many posts about the dangers of tasers being used as a torture device to obtain instant compliance from citizens as a convenience for the police. (I just wrote one today for Salon.) But I have...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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My piece in Salon today is about this un-American idea that you are required to instantly comply with a police officer's orders lest you get shot, electrocuted, pepper sprayed or beaten:Earlier this week, an LAPD police...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Where being wrong means never having to say you're sorry --- or give up your lucrative job:Why Washington is the best town to be wrong in. http://t.co/eGjzCfWILS— Chris Cillizza (@TheFix) August 21, 2014If...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Steve Kornacki:The Tea Party, properly understood, is a term that describes the heart of the modern Republican base – people with similar cultural anxieties and economic grievances...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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If you want to know what they really think:LOL, who is running the @CSIS Twitter account?! via @Mario_Greenly pic.twitter.com/VHWLqPxjW1— Andrew Exum (@abumuqawama) August 19, 2014The Center for Strategic & International...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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My Salon post today is about all the really exciting new "crowd control" weapons the Military Industrial Complex is preparing to deploy on the streets of America --- and the world.The Department of Defense...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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You're Intolerant of My Intolerance!(Be warned that this is a long post, if that ain't yer thing.)by Batocchio Discussions about gay marriage and other LGBT rights, as well as the recent Hobby Lobby decision with its issues of religious belief, have...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Batocchio | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Every election matters, all the way down the ballotby David AtkinsA very perspicacious Hullabaloo reader might remember me writing about the Republican mayor of San Diego who vetoed an increase in the minimum wage.Well, the Republican mayor was overruled...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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The Democrats in Missouri are registering people to vote at the site where Michael Brown was killed. The Republicans are fuming:“If that’s not fanning the political flames, I don’t know what is,” Wills said, “I think...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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In case you were wondering when the conservative id would finally show its ugly head, here it is:Possibly the most sickening thing about America is its racial selectivity. White person kills white person. Zzzzz. Black...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Can you see what's wrong with this picture? I knew that you could:Ryan cautioned that people should allow the investigation into 18-year-old Michael Brown's death at the hands of a white police officer to run its course before...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Help the CDC Fight Big Chicken before the Next Salmonella Outbreakby Spocko  For all their power, at least the telcos usually aren't making people ill, hospitalizing them or killing them when they use the phone or internet (The President's Analyst was...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Spocko | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Good Lord:IMAGE: SCOTT OLSON/GETTY IMAGESBy the way, here's Scott Olson, the photographers being arrested by police.Getty Images photographer arrested #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/ScOaHO8bjY— Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly)...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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In memory of Jim Jeffordsby David AtkinsJim Jeffords' recent passing was a sad moment for many in Washington. He is remembered by many as a decent human being. I'm sure that he took some awful votes over his career. Most Republican electeds do. But his...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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