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Guest Bloggers Wanted

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As you know, the Barbershop occasionally features guest bloggers such as Mumia Abu Jamal, R. L’Heureux Lewis, John Forte, and Boyce Watkins, who provide us with exclusive commentary on a variety of issues. In addition to the well-known writers who will be posting this Winter and Spring, I want to[…]

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Protecting the Wiretappers

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Telecommunications giants already are shielded from lawsuits for future warrantless spying; now the White House seeks to absolve them of past misdeeds. Protecting the Wiretappers By Aziz Huq  Bowing to White House pressure, Congress passed the 2007 Protect America Act in August, eviscerating any meaningful checks and balances on a[…]

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The End of Blackwater???

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So far Blackwater has only received a slap on the wrist after killing innocent civilians. Are the U.S. and Iraqi governments finally ready to send them packing? Will Blackwater Be Kicked Out of Iraq After Recent Bloodbath? By Jeremy Scahill  It’s being described as “Baghdad’s bloody Sunday.” On September 16[…]

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Just Jokes…

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Utah Polygamist Convicted Warren Jeffs, the leader of a polygamous Mormon splinter group, was found guilty of being an accomplice to rape for marrying a 14-year-old girl to a 19-year-old man. What do you think? Tammy Karp, Systems Analyst “Is this that Romney guy everybody’s talking about?” Sig Carvel, Ticket[…]

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Photo of the Day

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Today’s photo of the day shows the New York Mets, whose downward spiral has cost them full control of the NL East. GO PHILLIES!!!!!!!!!

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