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Who Is Going To Federal Prison For The CIA’s Torture Program?

January 30, 2013

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… Torture and conspiracy to commit torture is a federal crime punishable by up to 20 years in a federal penitentiary, or by the death penalty if it results in the victim’s death. So who is going to prison now that the CIA torture program has been thoroughly investigated? 1. Someone who conducted “enhanced interrogation” […]

NYPD looking to deploy naked body scanners on street corners as part of gun control roll-out

January 30, 2013

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Now the city of New York, with its gun-grabbing mayor, is set to deploy revealing new x-ray scanners that will violate residents’ Fourth Amendment right to privacy to ensure they’re not taking advantage of their Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. According to local media reports, New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly […]

Unusual weapons at gun buyback

January 30, 2013

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Seattle Police Department Sgt. Paul Gracy (L) seizes a missile launcher from Mason Vranish which Vranish had purchased outside a gun buyback program in Seattle, Washington January 26, 2013. Police said they would determine if the weapon can be legally owned by the public, in which case the weapon would be returned. If possession of […]

Not Only Does 9/11 Trial Have a Censor, But No One Can Know Who It Is

January 30, 2013

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  A military commission judge’s attempt to explain this morning why the 9/11 pre-trial hearing being held at Guantanamo Bay was briefly blacked out from observers yesterday has only caused more confusion. Beginning the hearing of the five alleged September 11 co-conspirators this morning, Judge James Pohl said a “security officer” is in charge of […]

Swallowable Camera Takes Pictures Through a Pill

January 30, 2013

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You can get an X-ray to see your bones, an MRI to see your brain, and a CT scan to see virtually everything else. But getting a glimpse of the gastrointestinal tract (the esophagus, stomach, and intestines) is a little more invasive. Endoscopes have been able to provide doctors with a picture of their patients’ […]

Kim Jong Un Disappoints U.S. With North Korea Nuclear Tests, Hopes Of Change In Relations Dashed

January 30, 2013

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North Korea’s missile tests and menacing rhetoric have disappointed U.S expectations that young leader Kim Jong-un would be different than his father but Washington still hopes to persuade Pyongyang to change course, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday. “With a new young leader we all expected something different,” Clinton said in a town […]