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Columnist & blogger for the Guardian (http://is.gd/WWjIKY) - author, With Liberty and Justice for Some - dog/animal fanatic
Brazil -with the largest Catholic population of any nation on earth - is on the verge of nationwide same-sex marriage http://t.co/8856srDmvb
3 days ago
1) The Benghazi attack is the worst atrocity since Genghis Khan; 2) the Obama admin acted perfectly & there is nothing to ask. Must pick one
7 days ago
Here's what ACLU received from The Most Transparent Administration Ever when seeking text message surveillance policy http://t.co/fSsh5fo5tk
10 days ago
The matrix broke today and an actual Yemeni was allowed to testify about drones in the Senate - he was brilliant http://t.co/2Xq6z14GID
24 days ago
What rights should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev get and why does it matter? http://t.co/TEACoaLP7f
28 days ago
The typical cable news problem: they feel compelled to talk about just this story, but don't really have anything to say & haven't for hours
29 days ago
The full torture report is online (http://t.co/yBYXemeLTB) - it's amazing - read this short excerpt http://t.co/vMGNBncQ4L
Rand Paul's anti-drone fillibuster was good - his "fetal personhood" bill is horrendous: not complicated to hold both thoughts in your head
Finally: hear Bradley Manning in his own voice - an illicit audio recording of his statement is released today http://t.co/y2r56bDFdV
Progressives mocking Rand Paul's concerns as "paranoid" should try going into US Muslim communities & hear how they perceive the US govt
Amy Goodman in the Guardian: America is shamed that only Rand Paul is talking about drone executions http://t.co/NaotIz2FLd
Van Jones on CNN: "Rand Paul last night was a civil liberties hero" and "progressives should be ashamed of themselves"
Pretty sad - and pretty revealing - that it was left to Rand Paul to raise in the Senate the killing of 16-year-old Abdulrahman Awlaki
Obama admin: why yes, now that you ask, we do have the power to assassinate citizens on US soil: in rare situations http://t.co/HVyZSP2xVc
Harvard Law Prof Yochai Benkler, in TNR, on how Manning prosecution threatens press freedom (which is its point) http://t.co/NHEFlAITie
What's more bizarre: that Senators are asking the President if he can execute Americans on US soil w/o charges, or that he won't answer?
I'm not endorsing all of this, but there are lots of questions about "what really happened to Chris Dorner" http://t.co/PtfY3YPC
Rep. Barbara Lee: Obama DOJ memo "should shake the American people to the core", calls for AUMF repeal http://t.co/rCFzVVN7 (via @Drones)
Bob Herbert back in 2009: "Policies that were wrong under Bush are no less wrong because Obama is in the White House" http://t.co/sLjFvQ3k
Is it really a difficult idea that if you vest power in a President you like, you're necessarily vesting it in future ones you don't like?
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