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Meet the Sandy Hook truthers

Posted by in politics, Rights, Violence

Theorists think they’ve found “absolute proof” that Newtown was a hoax. Have they no shame? Enlarge(Credit: Reuters/Eric Thayer) Yes, there really are Newtown truthers. But in the crazy world of Sandy Hook conspiracy theories, this one may be the worst yet. (Maybe you’ve already heard some of the others, like the one about fantasy ties between the gunman’s family and the LIBOR banking scandal and a related theory about the Aurora shooting and the “Dark Knight Rises.”) Most of the theories are really pieces of a larger meta-theory: that the Sandy Hook…read more

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Leaked Debate Agreement Shows Both Obama and Romney are Sniveling Cowards

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Gawker.com Time‘s Mark Halperin has made himself useful for once by obtaining, and publishing,a copy of the 21-page memorandum of understanding that the Obama and Romney campaigns negotiated with the Commission on Presidential Debates establishing the rules governing this month’s presidential and vice presidential face-offs. The upshot: Both campaigns are terrified at anything even remotely spontaneous happening. They aren’t permitted to ask each other questions, propose pledges to each other, or walk outside a “predesignated area.” And for the town-hall-style debate tomorrow night, the audience members posing questions aren’t allowed to…read more

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Obama’s Kill List: Silence Is Not an Option

Posted by in politics, Violence

The Editors  June 6, 2012   |    This article appeared in the June 25, 2012 edition of The Nation. The silhouette of U.S. President Barack Obama is seen as he sits in the back of the Marine One helicopter, landing on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington June 3, 2012. Reuters/Joshua Roberts    The “war on terror” has its own corrupting logic, leading otherwise morally responsible leaders to do unspeakable things. Such is the case with the Obama administration’s descent into the world of kill lists and drone assassinations. The…read more

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Stop $8.3 Billion Taxpayer Loan for New Nuclear Reactors

Posted by in Environment, politics

Big news on Vogtle loan–your actions now can stop it ACT NOW:  HELP STOP $8.3 BILLION TAXPAYER LOAN ENTIRELY. March 30, 2012 Dear Friends, This is big. The $8.3 Billion taxpayer loan for construction of two new reactors at the Vogtle site in Georgia, the centerpiece of the Obama Administration’s support for the “nuclear renaissance,” may be blocked–by the Obama Administration. Please act now and tell President Obama and Energy Secretary Steven Chu to stop these loans for good. And please help us spread the word–in this case, our numbers really matter….read more

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