Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Three from Truthout:

GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Chides Tea Party Movement for Offering Only "Cliche" and No "Specifics"
Alex Seitz-Wald, Think Progress: "Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) has been one of the few GOP lawmakers willing to make good faith efforts to work with President Obama, especially on foreign policy issues. Most recently, Lugar aggressively lobbied to pass the New START nuclear arms treaty with Russia, and didn't hesitate to call out members of his own party who spread misinformation about the treaty. Lugar's moderate stances and cooperation with the White House have earned him scorn from many conservatives, and tea party activists in Indiana are gearing up to field a primary challenger against Lugar in 2012."
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Tyranny American-Style: Pvt. Bradley Manning Is a Hero of Our Age
Dave Lindorff, ThisCan'tBeHappening.Net: "Looks can be deceiving. When you see photos of Army Specialist Bradley Manning, the fresh, boyish-faced 23-year old private who has spent the last seven months in solitary confinement, first in Kuwait and later at the Marine base at Quantico, VA, enduring the tender mercies of military guards, you don't get the sense that this is someone who could withstand a lot of pressure and physical and mental abuse."
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This Modern World: Knowing and Not Knowing
Award-winning editorial cartoonist Tom Tomorrow on what we as Americans choose to know and not know.
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