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CHARLIE ROSE INTERVIEWS SYRIAN PRESIDENT BASHAR al-ASSAD MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 AT 9 P.M. ON PBS

CHARLIE ROSE INTERVIEWS SYRIAN PRESIDENT BASHAR al-ASSAD MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 AT 9 P.M. ON PBS
PBS Exclusive Outlet to Show Interview in its Entirety in a
Special Primetime Edition of CHARLIE ROSE

PBS NewsHour’s Gwen Ifill to Interview President Obama on Syria on
Monday, September 9
http://www.pbs.org/about/news/archive/2013/charlie-rose-interviews-basha...

No Widespread Increase in Cost of Individual Health Insurance Policies Under Affordable Care Act

No Widespread Increase in Cost of Individual Health Insurance Policies Under Affordable Care Act

RAND Corporation
Objective Analysis. Effective Solutions.
August 29, 2013
"The federal Affordable Care Act will lead to an increase in health insurance coverage and higher enrollment among people who purchase individual policies, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Hasan Forcibly Shaved.

It's about time, too. Where he's headed, a beard is just one more thing to catch fire!

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/09/03/nidal-hasan-fort-ho...

America’s Gilded Capital

Moyer's and Company
America’s Gilded Capital
August 23, 2013
Bill talks with author and New York Times journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book, This Town, in which he writes that money rules D.C., and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you.
http://billmoyers.com/episode/full-show-mark-leibovich-on-americas-gilde...

More About Attitudes

Attitudes? You bet! And they're getting worse. I wonder if apologies would have prevented this, or superior firepower would have.

http://www.khq.com/story/23225525/88-year-old-man-assaulted-at-eagles-ic...

Castro--Life+1000 Years

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The prosecutors dropped the ball. He should have been re-classified as a White Hispanic. Then, he would have received life plus 2000 years!

Zimmerman Prosecutor Indicted!

Check this out. I hope she gets the sentence she so richly deserves.

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20130702-905033.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

TAFTA & TPP...Corporate Power Tools of the 1%

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What if Zimmerman hadn’t got the shot off after pulling his gun?

What if Zimmerman hadn’t got the shot off after pulling his gun?

If instead George Zimmerman had been killed on the sidewalk with his gun out at his side, would Trayvon have been able to claim self defense? What would have kept Martin from claiming he had to struggle for his life because Zimmerman had followed him and pulled a gun?

Fact Check

Interesting tidbit in the Blade today: On this date in 1909, the House of Representatives joined the Senate in passing the 16th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, allowing for a federal income tax, and submitted it to the states. (For ratification).
According to my check:
President: William Howard Taft (Republican)
House: 219 Republicans 172 Democrats
Senate: 59 Republicans 32 Democrats

Aren't historical facts illuminating?

Ralph Nader on the state of America

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Tea Party Hunger Games

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Editor of The Progressive Calls for Eric Holder to Resign over Spying on Press, Occupy Protesters

Part 2 Video:

Education for WSPD Fred Lefebvre Talk Show Host

Here's something for "What about Don?"
https://www.commondreams.org/headline/2013/05/13-2

State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

State-Wrecked: The Corruption of Capitalism in America
The New York Times
By DAVID A. STOCKMAN
Published: March 30, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/31/opinion/sunday/sundown-in-america.html...

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Any News on Shooters' Meds?

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So far, I haven't heard anything as to what the results of toxicology tests on the recent group of shooters were. Maybe drug screens should be used to determine who can buy weapons? Get on relief, enter the country, and so on?

Lanny Breuer Cashes in After Not Prosecuting Wall Street Execs, Will Receive Approximate Salary of 4 Million Dollars

Lanny Breuer Cashes in After Not Prosecuting Wall Street Execs, Will Receive Approximate Salary of 4 Million Dollars
http://truth-out.org/buzzflash/commentary/item/17885-lanny-breuer-cashes...
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The Truth about America

1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It's Time For A National Conversation

Forbes
3/11/2013
1.6 Billion Rounds Of Ammo For Homeland Security? It's Time For A National Conversation
http://www.forbes.com/sites/ralphbenko/2013/03/11/1-6-billion-rounds-of-...
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10th Anniversary of the Iraq War: The Last Letter

The Last Letter
http://www.truthdig.com/dig/item/the_last_letter_20130318/
A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

To: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney
From: Tomas Young

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