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Wikileaked: cables reveal Iran plotting, diplo spying

UPDATE: Ooops. Turns out the New York Times got their scoop … from the Guardian … Secretary of State Hillary Clinton directing U.S. envoys to spy on allied diplomats … wheeling and dealing over Gitmo detainees, and Gulf states pushing … Continue reading

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Did Michael Bloomberg really say Congress is full of illiterate hicks?

Why yes, he did…

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Will the flotilla attack (further) diminish U.S. influence in the world?

With literally the entire world reacting with outrage over Israel’s deadly military attack on a peaceful convoy bringing desperately needed aid to Gaza, and even the feeble U.N. managing to wring out a painstaking statement condemning unnamed “acts” that led … Continue reading

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Morning clicks: Tavis=hater? Iran nuke sci defects, Baduism, and drill baby, drill?

Tavis Smiley is known in the Black community as a longtime Obama hater. Well, he doesn’t hate the guy, but I was in the room during the campaign when he gave one of his “how much do you love Black … Continue reading

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You’re welcome, Connecticut

Not content to have pushed for preemptive military action in Iraq, Iran and Syria, now, your “Independent” Senator would like the U.S. to “act” in Yemen. “Somebody in our government said to me in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, Iraq … Continue reading

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Remainders: Sarah Palin: like Reagan, only dumber, Rudy won’t be ‘America’s governor,’ and more

Missed this one yesterday in the blizzard of co-dependent, obsessive media coverage of Sarah Palin: she now says “death panels” aren’t really “panels of death,” just like the Soviet Union wasn’t really an evil empire … see how that works? … Continue reading

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Now that’s interesting … Ahmadine… Jewish?

With a healthy hat tip to Americablog and attributed to London’s Daily Telegarph: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is a self-hating Jew! No, seriously… A photograph of the Iranian president holding up his identity card during elections in March 2008 clearly shows his … Continue reading

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Iran caught red handed on nuke development

The president, along with the leaders of France and the UK, called out Tehran today, after revealing what each have known for weeks: that Iran is cheating on its nuclear commitments by hiding a concealed nuke facility. The news further … Continue reading

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Mahmoud and Dick, together at last

Apparently, the government of Iran is waterboarding detainees. From the Huffpo’s Jason Linkins comes the sad irony: [h/t; The Daily Dish] From ABC News’ Lara Setrakian, comes this tweet: Tehrani source close to those detained says some have been beaten … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in another corner of neocon crazyland…

John Bolton sees the Iran uprising as a chance to “explain” to our little brown friends how wonderful an Israeli airstrike would be! It wouldn’t be the first time … this month even … that Bombs Away Bolton has tried … Continue reading

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