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Twitter Users Shame CNN For Not Covering Iran Elections, Riots

CYBERSPACE – Twitter users were posting “#CNNfail” on thousands of tweets Saturday night saying that their coverage of important news like the Iranian elections were downplayed by the cable network. Here are some of those tweets: clickmomukhamo: OMG! Major developments in Iran yet CNN isn’t breaking into Larry King who’s interviewing some bikers! #cnnfail lifeonqueen: […]

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Yoo, Rumsfeld and the Torture of Prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan

On Jan. 17, 2003, Mary Walker, the Air Force general counsel, received an urgent memo from the Pentagon’s top attorney. Attached to the classified document was a set of directives drafted two days earlier by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. “Establish a working group within the Department of Defense to assess the legal, policy and […]

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Advocates Call For California Law To Make Condom-Use Mandatory At Porn Studios

LOS ANGELES – Workers in the sex industry should have the tools they need to do their job well and safely. That’s what health advocates will argue early next week when they hold a press conference in Los Angeles demanding that the California State government adopts legislation that makes wearing condoms on porn production sets, […]

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Tobacco Industry: Legislation Not Perfect

The U.S. Senate took on big tobacco on Thursday by passing legislation that will give the Federal Drug Administration power to regulate the industry. The Senate’s action was praised by anti-tobacco organizations, but not much response came from Phillip Morris. While advocates from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids were making their rounds on the national […]

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Von Brunn: “Hitler’s Worst Mistake: He Didn’t Gas The Jews”

James Von Brunn is a white supremacist and the shooter responsible for this afternoon killing at the Holocaust Memorial in Washington DC. He wrote this racist rant a while back, it does illustrate perfectly his disturbed state of mind. “Remember, the Federal Reserve Act (1913) gave Jews control of America’s money. Followed by control of […]

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