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"I would strongly advise him to go to Latin America," Assange told CNN's AC360 Monday night. "Latin America has shown in the past 10 years that it is really pushing forward in human rights. There's a long tradition of asylum." Read more...
During an interview with CNN, Daniel Ellsberg praised NSA leaker Eric Snowden for his "courage," and said he'd been waiting "decades" for someone like him to emerge. Read more...
Peace activist Carlos Arredondo has come to be known as "the man in the hat" and widely described as a hero for a viral image of him in a cowboy hat pinching the severed artery of a bloodied, wheelchair-bound victim in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. Read more...
[media id=17283] Brit Hume called Gen. McChrystal really dumb because he allowed "Rolling Stone" of all media outlets access to him and his staff f Read more...
I'm in Matewan, West Virginia, where tomorrow I'm running the Hatfield And McCoy Marathon. Here's one of my heroes Howlin' Wolf, singing about his 'ru Read more...

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[media id=12895] The Tea Party hero, Rand Paul, had a very unstable couple of days. On Wednesday 'Baby' Paul flamed out quicker than a defective Roma Read more...
[media id=11284] Glenn Beck hosted one of his hourlong sessions before a studio audience talking about the role of heroes in American life. The conse Read more...
We've lost healthcare reform's biggest hero, and it's only fitting that HR3200, the healthcare reform bill, bear his name. Progressive Change has s Read more...
Weekend Gallimaufry - Jean Shepherd
(Jean Shepherd - Occupation: Cheerful Chaos Merchant) Living on the West Coast, I didn't have the opportunity of experiencing Jean Shepherd as so m Read more...
Music Prevails In Palestine
There's a fascinating piece at NYT today about classical musicians in Palestine. RAMALLAH, West Bank — The shy Palestinian teenager raised her flut Read more...