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  • You Can’t Fix Stupid II

    27 February 2015, 6:00 pm by: Masoninblue

    You would think the House would pass this bill to avoid public excoriation and humiliation, but you would be wrong. As I write this, House Republicans are talking about playing a stupid kid's game called Kick The Can. In this situation, it's kick the can down…
  • Larry Summers Shifts To See Rentier Capitalism As Threat

    27 February 2015, 5:00 pm by: DSWright

    Former Clinton Treasury Secretary and Economic Advisor to the Obama Administration Larry Summers has had a change of heart. After decades of promoting deregulation of the financial system that expanded the power of Wall Street, Summers now sees the dangers of…
  • Former CIA Operative Who Suffers from Narcolepsy Has Discrimination Lawsuit Dismissed Over ‘State…

    27 February 2015, 3:00 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    A federal judge dismissed a former CIA operative’s lawsuit alleging he was subject to a “hostile work environment” and discriminated against because of his disability and race. The judge decided the CIA had appropriately made a state secrets claim and…
  • Scott Walker Claims Fight With Unions Has Prepared Him To Take On ISIS

    27 February 2015, 12:00 pm by: DSWright

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker told a crowd at the annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that he was qualified to take on ISIS because he fought unions in his home state claiming “If I can take on a 100,000 protesters, I can…
  • The Roundup

    27 February 2015, 10:00 am by: Brandon Jordan

    Friday mornings are the best since it’s the end of the week! International Politics Overall - Gallup: Fifty-seven percent of Americans say the United Nations does a poor job in solving international problems - Phyllis Bennis talks to The Real…
  • Over Easy: NSA SIM Hackers are Up to No Good!

    27 February 2015, 8:00 am by: msmolly

    According to documents provided to The Intercept by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, both American and British spies hacked into the internal network of the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, Gemalto, and stole encryption keys that protect the…
  • Late Night FDL: Am I Evil?

    26 February 2015, 11:00 pm by: CTuttle

    Metallica - Am I Evil? Metallica has a busy schedule ahead of them...
  • Mining & Fracking World Whirl

    26 February 2015, 9:00 pm by: KateCA

    Rachel Maddow on two major oil fires on either side of the country.…
  • CIA Evidence from Whistleblower Trial Could Tilt Iran Nuclear Talks

    26 February 2015, 8:00 pm by: Norman Solomon

    A month after former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling was convicted on nine felony counts with circumstantial metadata, the zealous prosecution is now having potentially major consequences -- casting doubt on the credibility of claims by the U.S. government that…
  • After Hearing, Capitol Police Arrest Lawyer for Shouting Question at Clapper About NSA Surveillance

    26 February 2015, 7:00 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    Shahid Buttar, a constitutional lawyer and executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee (BORDC), was arrested by Capitol police at the end of a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing in which Director of National Intelligence James Clapper…

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