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Government Control: The Non-Existent ‘Cyber War’ Is Nothing More Than A Push For More Government Control

Reason’s recent post, “Cyber War: Still Not a Thing,” addresses the claims of various politicians that America is under constant attack from hackers and other cyber criminals. While various DDoS attacks on prominent government websites would seem to indicate a

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Posted in Government Control, Human Rights, Internet Censorship

Top 25 Censored News 2011: #3 Obama Authorizes International Assassination Campaign

The Obama administration has quietly put into practice an ‘incomplete idea’ left over from the Bush II presidency: creating a de facto ‘presidential international assassination program.’ Court documents, evidence offered by Human Rights Watch and a special United Nations report

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Posted in Censorship, Media Censorship

Censorship of War Casualties in the US

US mainstream media and the public’s willful ignorance is to blame for lack of knowledge about true cost of wars. Written by Ted Rall Why is it so easy for political leaders in the US to convince ordinary citizens to

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Posted in Human Rights

White House Condemns Latest WikiLeaks Disclosure

The White House on Monday condemned the disclosure of hundreds of U.S. military documents originally obtained by the website WikiLeaks that detail secret reports about more than 700 people held since 2002 at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay,

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Posted in Human Rights

Feb 27, 2011: Last American World War I Veteran Dies

Source: VOA – By Al Pessin   The last known American veteran of World War I died Sunday at his home in West Virginia.  Former U.S. Army Corporal Frank Buckles was 110 years old. VOA Pentagon Correspondent Al Pessin had

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Feb 3, 2005: Gonzales Becomes First Hispanic Attorney General

On February 3, 2005, Alberto Gonzales won Senate confirmation as the nation’s first Hispanic attorney general despite protests over his record on torture. The Senate approved his nomination on a largely party-line vote of 60-36, reflecting a split between Republicans

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Jan 21, 1977: President Carter Pardons Draft Dodgers

On this day in 1977, U.S. President Jimmy Carter grants an unconditional pardon to hundreds of thousands of men who evaded the draft during the Vietnam War. In total, some 100,000 young Americans went abroad in the late 1960s and

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Jan 6, 2001: Congress Certifies Bush Winner of 2000 Elections

Newsweek Cover – November 20, 2000 After a bitterly contested election, Vice President Al Gore presides over a joint session of Congress that certifies George W. Bush as the winner of the 2000 election. In one of the closest Presidential

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Dec 13, 2000: Al Gore Concedes Presidential Election

Vice President Al Gore reluctantly concedes defeat to Texas Governor George W. Bush in his bid for the presidency, following weeks of legal battles over the recounting of votes in Florida, on this day in 2000. In a televised speech

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#8. Massacre in Peruvian Amazon over US Free Trade Agreement

On World Environment Day, June 5, 2009, Peruvian Amazon Indians were massacred by the government of Alán García in the latest chapter of a long war to take over common lands—a war unleashed by the signing of the Free Trade

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Posted in Human Rights

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