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The New Abnormal

Over the last ten or more years since 9/11, despite any spike in terrorism on our soil, Americans have easily acquiesced to substantially invasive national security measures. Inspections, body searches, surveillance, torture, loss of constitutional liberties–Americans shrug their shoulders and … Continue reading

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You Couldn’t Take Away Our Freedom, bin Laden….That’s Our Job

The War on Terror and its various civil liberties assaults have escalated, not been reversed or even slowed down By Glenn Greenwald/ Salon.com/ May 1, 2012 In the wake of Osama bin Laden’s summary execution one year ago, many predicted … Continue reading

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BPR Quote of the Day: We Don’t Have to Follow Any Stinking Fifth Amendment!

“This is a monumental pile of crap that should embarrass every Democrat who ever said an unkind word about John Yoo.” Charles Pierce/ Politics Blog/ Esquire.com/ March 5, 2012 Pierce (author of Idiot America) was reacting to a speech by … Continue reading

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Disturbing Liberal Hypocrisy

A very troubling commentary by Glenn Greenwald, about how tolerant liberal Democrats have become to the militaristic, authoritarian policies of Barack Obama–policies they harshly criticized when done by the George W. Bush administration. REPULSIVE PROGRESSIVE HYPOCRISY by Glenn Greenwald/ Salon/ … Continue reading

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