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Speaking via videolink from the Ecuadorean embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange addressed a side meeting of the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday evening. In his remarks, Assange gave thanks to the United Nations for its treaties on political asylum and denounced the U.S. treatment of alleged Army whistleblower Bradley Manning. Assange also accused President Obama of exploiting the Arab Spring and called on the U.S.to end its persecution of WikiLeaks and its supporters. Read more...
March 17, 1947 - The Weather The Cold War And Rent Control.
News of the day for March 17, 1947 - Strange weather in Great Britain, Big-4 Treaty Conference in Moscow, Civil War in Uruguay, Marshal Law in Palestine, MacArthur speaks out on Allied occupation of Japan and rent control is a big issue in post war America. Read more...
Well, this is something you don't see every day. Ralph Nader hosted this interview segment with Fox News' Judge Andrew Napolitano and discussed his bo Read more...
Karl Rove goes on the BBC and defends waterboarding and tries to justify its use by saying that it's not a black and white issue and reasonable people Read more...
[media id=9777] h/t David Howard Kurtz is still playing water carrier for the Bush administration and their WMD lies used to justify invading Iraq a Read more...

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[media id=8094] Sean Hannity is so upset that Barack Obama believes waterboarding is torture. He's dumbfounded that one of the great intellects of th Read more...
On MSNBC last night, on the Rachel Maddow show: TURLEY: Somehow, he's equating the enforcement of federal laws - that he took an oath to enforce, t Read more...
Glenn Greenwald on why we're bound by law to prosecute torture cases. (Incidentally, he also points out that a new report states that Bush officials Read more...
Even by the president’s standards, his speech today on torture policies was remarkable. “In this new war, the enemy conspires in secret — and Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Blue Oyster Cult
(guest blogged by Howie Klein) The Blue Oyster Cult were old friends of mine from school days-- when they were still the Soft White Underbelly and, b Read more...