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February 2, 2013

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Dear Harry: Thanks For The Knife In The Back -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Poisoned US Soldiers, Secretary of the Army and KBR -

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Why is France in Mali? -

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Ukrainian Ex-PM Tymoshenko Facing Murder Charges -

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Increased U.S Military Presence in Africa: Why Now? -

Monday, January 14, 2013

Did Armstrong Use Taxpayer Funds For Doping? -

Sunday, January 13, 2013

UAE paying men to marry women over 30 -

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Demand A Plan to End Gun Violence -

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Torture: You Get What You Ask For

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I haven’t yet seen the movie Zero Dark Thirty, but I hear it’s very good. The movie has stirred up controversy because it apparently contains scenes showing terrorist suspects being tortured, which has renewed the discussion about whether torture should be used by the United States as a means of getting information in the war against terrorism. For the purpose of this discussion, I’d like to put aside any moral objections and focus on more practical reasons why torture should or should not be considered by the United States, against our enemies.  There are some who maintain that the “enhanced…

Thousand Dollar Amens: Sarah Palin’s Money-for-Drivel

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It was recently reported that Sarah Palin’s lucrative, $3 million for 3 years, contract is ending at Fox News and the one-time vice presidential nominee will be parting ways with the news agency. Of course people should be rewarded for their hard work. To succeed through hard work is the embodiment of the American spirit, and that’s something we can all get behind. But let’s take a closer look at Ms. Palin’s salary — $3,000,000 for three years. Not bad, one might think, that’s comparable to other talking heads at Fox, MSNBC, and CNN. But then you take an inquisitive fingernail…

GOP’s U-turn on Immigration


It looks like GOP has decided to change its rhetoric on undocumented immigrants from “not rewarding law breakers” to “immigration reform must include path to citizenship.” Yesterday on ABC’s Sunday program “This Week”, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) said “We can’t go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. We cannot forever have children who were born here — who were brought here by their parents when they were small children to live in the shadows, as well.” Mccain also admitted that the GOP’s poor performance among Hispanic voters in 2012…