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First Chance At Life: On Chelsea Manning’s Freedom January 18, 2017
Very few people supported Manning when it became known that she was the person responsible for making disclosures to WikiLeaks. With President Obama’s action, millions celebrate her release.
Ohio Police Beat Homeless Veteran Into Coma, Leaving Him Permanently Disabled
A complaint lodged against the sheriff's office alleges that officers stood in the way of a surveillance camera so that the beating wouldn't be captured on video.
Trump Administration To Keep Entitlements, Obamacare Plan Unknown
While Obamacare has largely proved to be a disaster, the Medicaid expansion was a pretty solid success given its objectives: create greater access to health services and improve health outcomes-and its modest cost overruns.
Twitter Users Slam WaPo’s Attempt To Re-Write Al-Qaida History
‘Was it USSR who created Al Qaeda? Did the US support all kinds of terrorist fighting against USSR in Afghanistan?’ one skeptical Twitter user posted, questioning the Post’s reporting.
The Wrath Of Facebook: ‘God’ Smote With 30-Day Ban For Criticizing US Military Spending
‘Obviously, my opinions are not for everyone. But I have just a much a right to speak My Mind as Orange Hitler does,’ the anonymous creator of ‘God’s’ Facebook page told a reporter.
Sessions Praises Far-Right Firebrand David Horowitz During Confirmation Hearing
Horowitz is known for his overtly racist statements, such as 'the most racist people in the United States are “black racists.”' and 'too many blacks are in prison because too many blacks commit crimes.'
Poll: CNN Is Least Trusted News Network Among Its Viewers
Half of frequent Fox News viewers say they trust the political news they are getting, compared to 43 percent of regular MSNBC viewers and just 33 percent who watch CNN.
The U.S. Government And Media Made WikiLeaks What It Is
If WikiLeaks and Assange are more friendly toward Russia and Russian-sponsored media, that is largely a result of the actions of the U.S. government and media.
The Pentagon Re-Packaged Al Qaeda As ‘Khorasan Group’ To Sell Attack On Syria
Only after the US conducted strikes in Syria against the Khorasan Group, national security officials began offering a “more nuanced picture” on the threat that verged on being outright defensive.
CNN Retracts Pedophile Claim Against Assange After Wikileaks Threatens Lawsuit
“An analyst on our air earlier today asserted that Julian Assange was a pedophile, and regrets saying it. In fact, CNN has no evidence to support that assertion.”