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Hemingway was right — Big Brother was watching


Yes, Ernest Hemingway suffered from depression that grew more acute as he realized his best writing years were behind him. Very late in life he also was plagued by paranoia — i.e., by the notion that the FBI was monitoring … Continue reading

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Shock and Awe 3.0, pre-released in Libya


Buried in the 16th paragraph of the NYT story about the Allied air assault on Libya: The international effort, called Operation Odyssey Dawn, may also present a double standard: While the West has taken punitive action against Libya, a relatively … Continue reading

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Comcast in, Olbermann out — coincidence?


I doubt that covering the ups-and-downs and occasional broken promises of the Obama White House had the same thrill as exposing Obama’s thoroughly corrupt predecessors. — Will Bunch, Jan. 24, Attytood Bunch went to high school with Keith Olbermann and … Continue reading

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