Investigations

Video: The death toll in the deadly Bangladesh building collapse topped 500 on Thursday, while the country’s Finance minister tried to downplay the tragedy, calling it “not really serious.” Read more...
As Mugsy rightfully noted, it looked like someone spiked Matt Dowd's oatmeal during this Sunday's This Week panel segment. Of course he couldn't do this without the typical Villager qualifications about "both sides" being equally horrible false Read more...
A new report contradicts the official claim that only three detainees were waterboarded by the CIA. By Cora Currier, ProPublica For many years, Bush administration officials have said that the CIA waterboarded only three terror Read more...
March 30, 1965 - Another Inch Deeper.
March 30, 1965. In-depth look at the major stories of the day. Terrorist bombing of U.S. Embassy in Saigon. White House weighs retaliation options. HUAC turns its attention to the KKK and other domestic terrorist groups. Man convicted of robbery and murder and sentenced in absentia in 1920 turns up and faces trial 45 years later. And Charles De Gaulle launched tirade against French Scientists speaking English. Read more...
February 15, 1942 - "A Two Ocean War With A One Ocean Navy".
February 15,1942 - Rumors British forces in Singapore ask for armistice. Japanese prepare to launch offensive against Palembang, largest oil production site in Far East. German Warships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau cruise English Channel fueling fears of pending invasion of Britain. Russians push West, taking 4 towns and pushing Germans back to old Polish border. Congress calls for stepped up war production. Senate begins inquiry on why synthetic rubber production wasn't stepped up before Pearl Harbor in light of losing rubber supply from Far East. Labor troubles with strikes at largest aluminum production facility in Detroit. Read more...

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This is really discouraging. We've entered the Age of Surveillance, and no matter who's in the White House, it will continue to get worse: WASHINGTON — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is giving significant new powers to its roughly 14,000 Read more...
If Eric Cantor thought he was going to get a friendly interview on the O'Reilly Factor last Thursday night with guest host Laura Ingraham, he was sadly mistaken. Ingraham hammered Cantor about whether the Republicans would bring forth a bill to Read more...
Whatever you may believe about the 111th Congress, they have been more productive than not in the past 20 months. Among their accomplishments: ARRA, health care reform, financial regulatory reform, and credit card reform. It is also true that Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Sherman Adams Scandal - 1958
(Sherman Adams - aka: The Abominable No-Man) [media id=17703] With charges of Ethics violations flying around Capitol Hill today, it's good to rem Read more...
I tell you what Liz, when you think we need your father's administration investigated for their lawlessness we'll call it a fair trade. Sam Stein at t Read more...