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Secret Tapes Reveal LBJ Knew But Never Spoke Out About Nixon’s Alleged ‘Treason’

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:President_Richard_Nixon_and_former_President_Lyndon_B._Johnson_at_the_dedication_of_the_LBJ_Library,_1971.jpg”] rumours and whispers of Richard Nixon’s ‘treason’ — sabotaging Vietnam peace talks to help his Presidential campaign — have floated around for years, but newly released tapes from Lyndon Johnson’s Presidency confirm that LBJ knew about Nixon’s behaviour and didn’t bother to report it. In previously released […]
Secret Tapes Reveal LBJ Knew But Never Spoke Out About Nixon’s Alleged ‘Treason’
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Harvard Professor Details His Radical Vision Of Legalizing All Drugs

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pyschoactive_Drugs.jpg”] In 2010 we wrote about Harvard economics professor Jeffrey Miron‘s stance that all drugs should be legalized because prohibition wastes money and doesn’t work.In a recent in-depth interview with Der Spiegel, the economist provides more insight into why he thinks that all kinds of drugs should […]
Harvard Professor Details His Radical Vision Of Legalizing All Drugs
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Reports That Mexican Drug Kingpin Died In Shootout Almost Certainly False

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=dl&id=c76b1b935f6c44eb9bdf87b4fe4c211c&showact=results&sort=relevance&sh=10&kwstyle=and&dbm=PY2000&adte=1339787434&ish=x&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=c76b1b935f6c44eb9bdf87b4fe4c211c&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Twitter has been roiling after a Guatemala official told reporters Thursday that one of two victims of a gunfight looked like the infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman.The rumour and subsequent investigation has proven irresistible as numerous outlets have speculated on the Sinaloa cartel kingpin’s […]
Reports That Mexican Drug Kingpin Died In Shootout Almost Certainly False
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Here’s What A Post-War Approach To Drug Control Could Look Like

[credit provider=”Flickr/JosephAdams” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/josephadams/5777842715/”] FROM the Colorado state capitol in Denver, head south on Broadway, one of the city’s main arteries, and before long you find yourself in “Broadsterdam”, a cluster of dispensaries with names like Ganja Gourmet and Evergreen Apothecary.They peddle dozens of strains of pot, as well as snacks, […]
Here’s What A Post-War Approach To Drug Control Could Look Like
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FBI Disciplines Employees For ‘Sexting, Drunk Driving, Paying For Sex And Dating Drug Dealers’

[credit provider=”Flickr/raanve” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/raanve/3645539770/”] The reports describe a “rash of sexting cases”, include examples of employees using staff Blackberry devices to send rude texts and photosConfidential internal disciplinary reports obtained by a US broadcaster have detailed the lurid reasons that some agents are facing disciplinary proceedings.
FBI Disciplines Employees For ‘Sexting, Drunk Driving, Paying For Sex And Dating Drug Dealers’
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Obama’s Speech Exposed A ‘Fatal Flaw’ Of The Drone War

[credit provider=”YouTube/TheNewYorkTimes” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jqWrotmhEo”] During last night’s State of the Union address, President Obama stated that “the organisation that attacked us on 9/11 is a shadow of its former self.”The idea that al-Qaeda is now more idea than organisation, however, derails the administration’s justification for targeting al-Qaeda members anywhere in the […]
Obama’s Speech Exposed A ‘Fatal Flaw’ Of The Drone War
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John Brennan’s Hearing Underscores How Little Oversight There Is On Drones

[credit provider=”Getty”] Despite disappointing many observers, Thursday’s confirmation hearing of CIA Director-to-be John Brennan laid bare how much the President’s covert drone war operates without oversight.Publicly available information compiled by journalists and others indicates that civilians comprise 12 per cent of the more than 3,000 people killed in all U.S. […]
John Brennan’s Hearing Underscores How Little Oversight There Is On Drones
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