Archive for July 20th, 2011

The Profound Hypocrisy of a Clintonian State Department »

Hillary Clinton, whose State Department has been involved in overseeing renditioning, who ran for president in 2008 on a more pro-torture platform than John McCain, has condemned Turkey for human rights abuses. In particular, Turkey has cracked down on journalists and has plans to restrict internet freedom. In 1998, responding to the internet gossip…
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Debt Ceiling? Default? These Aren’t Big Issues »

I’m seeing a lot of press right now on negotiations to attempt to raise the federal government’s debt ceiling to prevent a default, which supposedly would occur on August 2. The story is getting much more ink than is warranted by its importance. First, I fully expect the debt limit to be raised so…
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