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New facebook changes – where to give feedback…

We’ve had a tremendous amount of listeners commenting about the changes that took place on Facebook today – and most of them revolved around “where can I complain about this?” You can do that at this Facebook-authorized page.  Please be diplomatic. (not following us on Facebook? You can do that HERE.)

Morales and The Big White Lie (La Guerra Falsa)

Michael Levine has issued a release on the 3/3/11 use of his book The Big White Lie (La Guerra Falsa) by Bolivian president Evo Morales. The opening reads: When Bolivian president Evo Morales held up the book “La Guerra Falsa” (The Big White Lie) by Michael Levine for the photo that would rocket around the […]

Raw Story: FBI foils alleged Chicago bomb plot

Another case of informant mishandling? FBI foils alleged Chicago bomb plot | Raw Story A Lebanese immigrant was arrested after placing what he believed to be a bomb in a trash bin outside a Chicago nightclub in an alleged plot to overthrow the mayor, officials said Monday. Sami Samir Hassoun, 22, was under regular surveillance […]

Reuters / PR Newswire: U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by Unidentified Aerial Objects

U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by Unidentified Aerial Objects | Reuters U.S. Nuclear Weapons Have Been Compromised by Unidentified Aerial Objects PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 Ex-military men say unknown intruders have monitored and even tampered with American nuclear missiles Group to call on U.S. Government to reveal the facts WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ […]

Huffington Post gives Bill Conroy his due.

Journalist At Center Of Bogus Laredo Ranch Story Accused of Plagiarism “Most of the time, the story will be about how some obscure writer took on an under-reported story as a passion project, only to watch as weeks later, outfits with bigger megaphones pick up on the news and reap acclaim without acknowledging the folks […]

WSVN-TV – Family says feds wrongfully raided home

WSVN-TV – Family says feds wrongfully raided home ” HIALEAH, Fla. (WSVN) — A family is claiming federal agents raided their house when they were looking for someone who was not there. The Boveda family said federal agents raided and ransacked their home Thursday morning. Even the front window was smashed. Broken glass was scattered […]

Yahoo! News – Non-warrant GPS tracking now legal

The Government’s New Right to Track Your Every Move With GPS – Yahoo! News

Mike on “Colbert Report”

Here are a couple of Clips of Mike on the Colbert Report:

HuffPost – Pat Tillman’s Father To Army Investigator: ‘F— You… And Yours’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Pat Tillman’s Father To Army Investigator: ‘F— You… And Yours’ (EXCLUSIVE)

U.S. closes consulate in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez | Reuters

U.S. closes consulate in Mexico’s Ciudad Juarez | Reuters (Reuters) – The U.S. government has shut indefinitely its consulate in Mexico’s most violent drug war city Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas, to evaluate security conditions. The U.S. embassy in Mexico City said in a statement on Thursday that the Ciudad Juarez consulate would […]