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.
According to internal Department of Homeland Security documents, it seems that DHS didn't want to monitor Occupy Wall Street and tried to avoid doing so. Apparently, they didn't want to infringe on people's legal and constitutional rights. This surprises me far more than the news that the movement was being monitored.
Newstalgia Reference Room featuring a discussion as broadcast on NPR's National Town Meeting on the Freedom of Information Act and the Right Of Privacy Act with Congresswoman Bella Abzug from the Congressional Subcommittee on the Privacy Act, Sen. Barry Goldwater Jr. and Dr. Louis Branscomb, Vice-President of IBM.
[Caution: graphic video not suitable for work or children. Full-length version here.] On the fifth of April, WikiLeaks released a classified US mil
The Brad Blog: Kentucky election officials found guilty of election fraud Petrelis Files: There's a fantastic online archive of a multitude of federa
Imagine that! First of all, who can believe that they'd lie to us about just how much they can see with these airport scanners? (That was irony, fol
Right-wingers Are Always Eager To Dismiss The Existence -- And The Threat -- Of Far-right Extremists
[media id=9558] Conservatives have been working like mad to whitewash out of public view the existence of violent right-wing extremists, only to run
While I was away for almost two weeks, the ACLU and many of my blogger pals took to their keyboards and wrote about the many brutal deaths that occurr
I know there were people saying this at the time, but the people bent on war refused to believe it. Oh well, what's a few hundred thousand dead people
Wacky wingnut Sen. Jim "Your Conservative Voice in the Senate" DeMint (R-SC) is trying to raise a stink about this. Are people being put to work wit
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