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CIA Eight Years: The Plot Thickens

Dick Cheney appears to be at the center of an eight year cover-up from the Congress of a secret CIA program. This today in the NY Times: The Central Intelligence Agency withheld information about a secret counterterrorism program from Congress for eight years … Continue reading

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$134 Billion Dollars—in One Suitcase!—Seized at the Italian-Swiss Border! I Smell a Movie Brewing!

According to Spiegel today, Italian customs officials stopped two people carrying, in one suitcase, $134 BILLION DOLLARS worth of bonds: The two men, reported to be more than 50 years old, were traveling by train from Italy to Switzerland on June … Continue reading

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Are We Living in Apocalyptic Economic and Foreign Policy Times? And Where There Are HAPPY FACES Is This Disjuncture Part of the Horror?

David Sirota of Salon.com thinks so: It’s not just the economic turbulence or the corruption that evokes this new darkness — both have been around for a while. It’s the “I feel fine” obliviousness of R.E.M.’s cataclysmic ballad — the … Continue reading

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