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1 in 136 americans behind bars

May 22, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from breitbart: Prisons and jails added more than 1,000 inmates each week for a year, putting almost 2.2 million people, or one in every 136 U.S. residents, behind bars by last summer. The total on

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some europeans say surveillance acceptable

May 17, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from guardian: Europeans are no strangers to eavesdropping: East Germans endured the all-pervasive Stasi secret police, a French president had a penchant for wiretaps and Britain had “Camillagate” – with Prince Charles taped making a

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new stories about old news

May 16, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

did you think governmental spying was a purely post-9/11 phenomena? well, you’d better (double) think again. have you heard of ECHELON? how about Carnivore? ooh, and Magic Lantern, Information Awareness Office, or Project RESISTANCE… from

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7/7 prior knowledge

May 15, 2006 Media Monarchy 1

from times online: The full extent of what was known about the July 7 bombers was not disclosed to the parliamentary committee that investigated intelligence failings in the run-up to the suicide attacks. MI5 is

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US army troop build up on Iraq-Iran borders

May 12, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from zaman: After the Tehran administration conducted operations against the terror network Kurdish Workers’ Party (PKK) by crossing the Iraqi border, the US Army in Iraq is claimed to have increased the military build up

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skeleton in the bush family cupboard

May 9, 2006 Media Monarchy 1

from telegraph: One of America’s great historical controversies intensifed yesterday with the publication of fresh evidence that members of an elite secret society may have dug up the remains of the Indian leader Geronimo and

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rfid-hacking underground

May 8, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from wired: They can steal your smartcard, lift your passport, jack your car, even clone the chip in your arm. And you won’t feel a thing. 5 tales from the RFID-hacking underground.

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talking smack and saying thanks

May 6, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

some call it ‘speaking truth to power.’ alternet may have coined the phrase ‘getting colbert-ed.’ but we don’t care what you call, just as long as you keep on doing it! and we’ll remember to

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kennedy’s & cars

May 4, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

so let’s get this straight: if you’re a kennedy and you are f*cked up (i.e. drunk) while you’re driving, it’s your fault and you are in deep sh*t…but, if you’re a kennedy and you get

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rage against the (electronic voting) machine

May 3, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from newsnet5: A 61-year-old man was arrested after an alleged poll rage incident, NewsChannel5 reported. Officials said Marc A. Fenster was arrested after he knocked over two voting machines worth $2,700 each. They also said

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mission: incompetent

May 1, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from thinkprogress: On May 1, 2003, President Bush stood underneath a “Mission Accomplished” banner and announced that “Major combat operations have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed.”

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billions wasted in iraq

May 1, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from guardian: A US congressional inspection team set up to monitor reconstruction in Iraq today publishes a scathing report of failures by contractors, mainly from the US, to carry out projects worth hundreds of millions

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is “united 93” a fantasy?

April 30, 2006 Media Monarchy 0

from mirror uk: UA93: THE EVIDENCE THE WITNESSESAt least SIX witnesses, including Susan Mcelwain saw a small military-type plane flying around shortly BEFORE UA93 crashed. The FBI denies its existence. THE DEBRISThe US Government insists