19 February 2006
Given the Bush administration’s rhetoric regarding the Iranian government you wouldn’t think the two have much, if anything, in common. In his 2002 State of the Union address President Bush referred to Iran as part of an “axis of evil,...
19 February 2006
Few law enforcement institutions have been so thoroughly discredited in recent years as the FBI's forensic laboratory. In 1997, the Bureau's inspector general (IG) at the time issued a devastating report, stigmatizing one instance after...
09 February 2006
Paranoid America -- by which I mean its governors -- has long dreamed of foolproof technology to guard the Homeland from subversion, or penetration, by alien hostiles.

In its latest variant, the vaunted technology...
14 January 2006
The FBI was probably tapping Edward Said's phone right up to the day he died in September of 2003. A year earlier, when he was already a very sick man, Said was scheduled to speak at an event at the Kopkind Colony summer session near...
20 December 2005
"The road has potholes but equality is on the horizon," said Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese.

WASHINGTON - Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Americans scored big wins in 2005, according to a...
15 December 2005
Five shots rang out in the name of homeland security and suddenly a nervous, Costa Rica-born U.S. citizen lay dead on a jetway at Miami International Airport - tragic collateral damage in a war that seems less rational with each passing...

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