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steven-belanger's picture
Mar.01.2013
photo: from the film's Wikipedia page   I'm posting this entry quite a bit after I'd seen the film because I wanted to post the entry for Silver Linings Playbook before Sunday's Academy Awards--as at least Jennifer Lawrence should win something from that very good film--and because I wanted...
stephen-brayton's picture
Dec.10.2012
By John Weisman http://authors.simonandschuster.com/John-Weisman/699397 Plot Charlie Becker, former Ranger and amputee is currently in Abbottabad, Pakistan, spying for the CIA. He’s trying to keep tabs on any attention being given to the finding of a CIA secret safe house. Said safe house is,...
steven-robert-travers's picture
Nov.04.2012
Osama bin Laden has released another tape, and it appears to me that he may not be the world's worst terrorist, but rather an actor hired by the Republican National Committee to promote George Bush's Presidency. At least it sure seems that way. This guy keeps threatening to commit acts of terror on...
alex-fraser's picture
Apr.30.2012
Cooling off on the Eve of May Day.    The news was dominated with political clashes over who would have been more decisive in executing Osama bin Laden.  Former President Clinton led off earlier in the week with an opinion that President Obama acted, and Mitt Romney might  have...
charles-entrekin's picture
Nov.10.2011
  Cri de Coeur, September 2011                                     (for the 99%)   It’s 4:00 a.m. and I’m waking,...
kyle-scott's picture
May.09.2011
The premise of this essay is that the Constitution may at times stand in tension with what is either just and/or expedient and most people oversimplify the issue, or miss it all together. Such as those who responded to the post.  Here is a quick excerpt. For the full entry use the link below:...
dale-estey's picture
May.09.2011
  RH Enters Bin Laden Book Craze With E-Original By Rachel DeahlWith a number of publishers announcing plans to rush books about Osama bin Laden to the market in the wake of the Al Qaeda leader's death, Random House entered the fray with news that it is crashing an e-book original about bin...
dale-estey's picture
May.03.2011
Osama bin Laden Expert Lands Book DealBy Jason Boog  CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen has landed a deal with Crown Publishers to write “an immersive, definitive account of the operation that killed the world’s most wanted man, Osama bin Laden.” No publication date has been established,...
steve-hauk's picture
May.03.2011
There's always a surreal quality to death. When it is someone like bin Laden, it heightens. To the people of California's Monterey County it heightens even more, because Leon Panetta, CIA director and the guiding hand in taking down Bin Laden, is such an important part of this community. Panetta...
ivan-g-goldman's picture
Apr.27.2011
Eight NATO troops and a contractor, probably all Americans, according to the British press, were shot to death today by an Afghan pilot at the Kabul airport. These ghastly murders are made even worse by the fact that they won't be reported properly. They won't be brought into their rightful context...