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Posted on: Jun 9, 2015, Source: Hullaballoo

A judge has ordered the release of the only remaining imprisoned member of the Angola 3. We tortured him for four decades.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2014, Source: Hullaballoo

Let's just say they treated him like a dotty old auntie.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

The NSA is even more ambitious than you realize.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

Where would we be without Richard Cohen?

Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

One of the National Security Agency's biggest defenders in Congress is suddenly at odds with the agency.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Why are Republicans careening toward a potential federal government shutdown? This is the inevitable product of a conscious party strategy.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

That's why they call it Big Brother -- so people will feel comfortable.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Republicans are calling cuts to food stamps "welfare reform 2.0".

Posted on: Sep 10, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Not a great deal.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Perhaps we should stop blowing things up for a little while and concentrate on being a global leader on the real existential crisis of our time: climate change.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Has "terrorism" grown a little stale as an all purpose boogeyman?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Things may be a little rough back home, but there will be the victory tour on Fox. And the inevitable book deal.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Local law enforcement agencies have been considering arming drones with the same weapons used in riot control—rubber bullets, tear gas, bean bag rounds.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

A lot of people don't realize that the NSA has a mandate to "stem the flow of narcotics into the country."

Posted on: May 21, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

Why shoot peaceful protesters full of electricity in order to get them to fall to the ground in excruciating pain, dazed and compliant?

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

The military has released pictures trying to show how "good" the prisoners have it. The pictures tell a different story.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

What "liberty" looks like to the poster boy for libertarian freedom.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

What can we do to stop this?

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

We've been in the clutches of conservative economic orthodoxy since 1980, and this is the result.

Posted on: Mar 25, 2013, Source: Hullabaloo

In 2010, the Waltons’ share equaled the entire bottom 41.5 percent of families.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

Finally, a coalition of Democrats are asking about the authorities under which the president has granted himself the power to secretly target Americans for assassination.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2013, Source: Hullaballoo

He's writing from his new home at Fox News, by the way.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2012, Source: Hullabaloo

Clinton has been hospitalized with a blood clot due to her concussion. Will these right-wing jerks apologize?

Posted on: Nov 23, 2012, Source: Hullabaloo

Radio host Doug Stephen says Limbaugh has cost him tens of millions of dollars in advertisements.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2012, Source: Hullabaloo

A handy list of restaurants whose owners are dead set against their employees having health care.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: Hullabaloo

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The article implies that Ryan is playing with fire and that the Republicans are doing their usual hubristic self-immolation by following his lead.