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Jon Stewart Rips Congress For Pretending They're Shocked Over NSA Spying
The Daily Show's Jon Stewart took members of Congress who voted for the Patriot Act to task for having the nerve to pretend they are now shocked at the activities going on at the NSA. Read more...
The Oversight Black Hole Of The Merkel Tap
Did President Obama know about the wiretaps on Angela Merkel? Read more...
Did Lying Keith Alexander Just Accuse Obama Of Lying?
Did admitted liar Keith Alexander just accuse Obama of lying? Read more...
Rep. Peter King: President Should Stop Apologizing For Spying, Drones
I don't know what benefit Rep. Peter King thinks we're getting by spying on the leaders of countries that we're supposed to be allies with, but he was bound and determined to defend the practice, which has apparently been going on for some time now. Read more...
The Daily Show's John Oliver had some fun with President Obama and the two foreign trips he's taking this summer, although, as Oliver noted, those aren't going all that well with the chilly reception he got in Germany after the recent NSA leaks. Read more...

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Merkel should feel very nervous -- she's turned herself into the most hated woman in Europe. The funny thing is, even the IMf (the FREAKING IMF!!!) calls for government stimulus instead of the extreme austerity demanded by Merkel, and warn of Read more...
"Smokestack Lightnin'," with Hubert Sumlin backing Howlin' Wolf in 1964 This is the time of year when we're reminded of all the famous people who died over the last twelve months, a list which includes two of my favorite guitar players Read more...
Newstalgia World Week - May 16-22, 2010
So what else went on in the world this week? Any ideas? Iran and Turkey got friendly with the concept of Uranium. The Euro has gone haywire. China is Read more...
November 27, 2009 BBC World The future of Germany's mission in Afghanistan was thrown into doubt today after a government minister resigned under gro Read more...
In Berlin this week, Barack Obama capped his European tour with an address to an audience whose numbers reached tens of thousands. But while the medi Read more...