Monthly Archives: May 2011

New intelligence at the White House: Osama bin Laden killed






President Obama announced Sunday night that Osama bin Laden was killed in a compound in Abottabad, Pakistan: ” . . . shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta, the director of the CIA, to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority of our war against al Qaeda, even as we continued our broader efforts to disrupt, dismantle, and defeat his… Read More

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Anne Arundel Community College teaches wrong lesson: Break Maryland law and get what you want






Anne Arundel Community College teaches wrong lesson: Break Maryland law and get what you want The unfair treatment of instructor Bert Hubinger Colleges should not break the law.   Background: In Maryland, recording a private conversation requires the consent of both parties. Secretly recording a conversation falls legally under the heading of an “intercept,” as defined in “Wiretapping and electronic surveillance” in the Annotated Code… Read More

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Osama bin Laden killed, president announces






Osama bin Laden was killed in a compound hidden deep in Pakistan, President Obama announced Sunday night. Complete transcript of the president’s statement linked here. From the statement: “Yet Osama bin Laden avoided capture and escaped across the Afghan border into Pakistan.  Meanwhile, al Qaeda continued to operate from along that border and operate through its affiliates across the world. And so shortly after taking… Read More

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Bin Laden, Pakistan, and corporate media narrative






With thousands of Afghanis, Iraqis, and U.S. troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq since Sept. 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden, the fugitive icon of terrorist networks, was finally tracked down and killed in Pakistan. And not just in Pakistan, either, but in the city of Abbottabad, in the neighborhood of Pakistan’s military academy. Let’s say this clearly, just once: Part of the unnecessarily prolonged failure… Read More

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