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Amtrak owes me

I was having dinner with a friend tonight, when a great new ad campaign for Amtrak occurred to me.

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The Obama administration is seeking increased domestic spying powers

Earlier this summer, we discussed a special report issued by the Washington Post on America’s rapidly expanding domestic surveillance infrastructure. I, and others, were shocked by the continued growth under the Obama administration. Among other things, it was noted that some 30,000 individuals are presently employed exclusively to listen in on our domestic conversations. Here, […]

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Biden responds to Cheney’s revisionist history

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who just celebrated the fourth anniversary of shooting his friend in the face, crawled out from his hole the other day, like Punxsutawney Phil, and assessed the political environment. And, finding people not shitting their pants in fear, he decided to ratchet up the neocon rhetoric. He accused the Obama […]

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