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47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran

47 Republican Senators May Have Broken the Law By Sending a Shockingly Stupid Letter to Iran
47 Republican Senators send a shockingly stupid and probably unconstitutional letter to the leadership of Iran...
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Go get em Joe! VP Biden Responds to 47 Republicans Undermining Iran Talks

Go get em Joe!  VP Biden Responds to 47 Republicans Undermining Iran Talks
VP Joe Biden has spoken out forcefully against the 47 Republicans who took it upon themselves, with no constitutional authority, to meddle and attempt to undermine the ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran.
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Netanyahu Hungers for War with Iran -

Netanyahu Hungers for War with Iran -
Reports have surfaced that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has asked to speak to Congress in March. While this normally wouldn’t seem out of the ordinary by normal political means, it strikes ire with the White House as Netanyahu coordinated this visit with House Speaker John Boehner rather than the Obama administration in an effort to win support for sanctions against Iran.
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Charlie Hebdo and Debating the Merits of Censorship

Charlie Hebdo and Debating the Merits of Censorship
A number of media organizations have chosen to censor the Charlie Hebdo cartoons while reporting on the story surrounding the Paris attacks. Are there merits to self-censorship?
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Do Last Week's Midterm Results Mean the TPP's Inevitability?

Do Last Week's Midterm Results Mean the TPP's Inevitability?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has long been the boogeyman hiding under America's bed. The TPP, which was written to favor corporations over local domestic law with deregulations, was kept at bay by Democrats in the Senate. Unfortunately, something happened last week that significantly hurt those Dems' ability to fight the international "trade agreement" boogeyman.
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How the U.S.-Saudi Joint Venture Funds and Fuels Terrorism Against the U.S.

How the U.S.-Saudi Joint Venture Funds and Fuels Terrorism Against the U.S.
The U.S. and Saudi Arabia are more than allies, they’re equal partners in a joint venture to maximize returns from the Arab state’s natural resources. This much is obvious, but once you understand and acknowledge that, you understand why the U.S. will never win the war on terror.
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Only 4% of Drone Victims in Pakistan Identified as al Qaeda Members

Only 4% of Drone Victims in Pakistan Identified as al Qaeda Members
As the number of US drone strikes in Pakistan hits 400, research by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism finds that fewer than 4% of the people killed have been identified by available records as members of al Qaeda
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US Did Find Chemical Weapons in Iraq... The Ones We Sent There

US Did Find Chemical Weapons in Iraq... The Ones We Sent There
New reporting from the New York Times, published online late Tuesday, which reveals that though the administration of George W. Bush employed false claims of a chemical weapons program to justify its 2003 invasion of Saddam Hussein's Iraq (no such program existed), the reality is that substantial, largely forgotten and degraded stockpiles of older weapons did exist inside the country.
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Red-Handed: Oil Companies Unhappy With Good News at the Pump Try to Sneak Shady Language Into Treaties

Red-Handed: Oil Companies Unhappy With Good News at the Pump Try to Sneak Shady Language Into Treaties
A surprising "boom" in oil and gas production, fueled (no pun intended) by fracking and pipelines, brought a surplus in barrels and lower prices for the first time in forever. Of course, that means less profit for the oil companies. So to ensure that the destruction of the world's natural resources benefits them and only them, they're sneaking language designed to lift a beneficial ban on oil exports into U.S. treaties – a new low for the industry.
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Was Khorasan Just a Fake Terror Threat Used to Justify Bombing Syria?

Was Khorasan Just a Fake Terror Threat Used to Justify Bombing Syria?
In an effort to win support for its bombing campaign against Syria, the Obama Administration concocted a new terror threat—the so-called 'Khorasan Group'—and got the mainstream media to run with the story, according to reporting by Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain, published at The Intercept over the weekend.
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