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""If there was no video, I do not believe that officer would be in jail."" http://j.mp/1NafxIu
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Socialism in Venezuela has produced shortages, queues, black markets, and official theft -- just like socialism everywhere.
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Human beings might be animals, but we have the gift of reason. Yes, we should be judged for what we say in our worst moments, when our reason is most distant, to encourage us to do better in the future. But we deserve for our worst moments not to be our whole story, for who we are as creatures of reason to matter as well.
 
"For so many liberals, the words are everything. There is no bigger sin than using the wrong term, or revealing that you haven’t completely purified your inner life of unapproved sentiments. ...The left’s gradual devolution from political dissenters to morality police have given the right the opportunity portray itself as the new champion of the old leftist values: of individual liberty, of free thinking and speaking in opposition to conformity-demanding dogmatism."
On the heels of the latest incident in Alec Baldwin’s long string of gay-slur-laced outbursts of anger, there was apparently a very serious debate about whether or not Baldwin is, deep in his being, a homophobe. Andrew Sullivan and Ta-Nehisi Coates both agreed that he was, and that his public advocacy for gay rights is…
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The federal government owns most of the western states, but it's not clear why. Holly Fretwell from the Property and Environment Research Center has analyzed how well states and feds manage western lands....
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Past research has found that people pay more attention to more attractive faces. However, it is unclear whether highly attractive faces capture people’s at ...
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When discussing Project Paperclip, many have pointed out that the U.S. imported scientists who worked on military equipment such as rockets. However, this new crop of recruits featured more sinister characters.

Under Paperclip, for example, the U.S. government imported some of the same scientists who were responsible for conducting the infamous hypothermia experiments, altitude tests, and salt water experiments on prisoners in Dachau Concentration Camp.

The operation also brought individuals like Kurt Blome, former head of the Nazi bio-weapons unit, into the U.S. Blome had conducted tests of Sarin nerve gas on prisoners in Auschwitz.
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When individuals with particular skill sets are adopted into an organization, their skills and the methods they employ tend to become normalized. The case of the Nazi scientists is no exception. In fact, numerous tests and experiments were conducted on U.S. citizens, against their will or without their knowledge, in the period following WWII up through at least the 1970s. As had occurred during the war, those subjected to these abuses were often groups who could not fight back, particularly prisoners and members of the military.

U.S. soldiers, for example, were used to test mustard gas when they were told they’d be “testing summer clothing.” Conscientious objectors during the Vietnam War, mostly Seventh-Day Adventists, were used in experiments and exposed to rabbit fever, hepatitis A, and plague during “Operation Whitecoat.”

Inmates from at least two prisons found themselves subjected to the most intimate of radiation experiments as their genitals were bombarded with direct radiation. Men at these prisons received some 600 rads of direct radiation to their testicles, although it was common knowledge to the medical community at the time that only eight rads had measurable impacts of reproductive health. The men experienced a whole host of nasty side effects including rashes, blisters, and skin peeling. In the months and years that followed, the subjects experienced a variety of sexual problems, degeneration of their bones, and other diseases.

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I could be persuaded to support capital punishment in this instance.
Californians, aged 21 and 25, break away from tour group to scratch their initials into ancient amphitheatre, where defacing walls is strictly forbidden
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Trigger Warning suicide, self harm, child neglect. www.whoremom.org This emergency legal fund is to retain custody and legal defense for Tanaha Koontz and two others that responded to Jillian Koontz cry for help Sunday night. Jillian is thirteen years old and has been the subject of an extremely...
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It seems too grotesque to be true, but then again, the same could once have been said about the activities of Catholic priests.
Now that most of the major figures are dead, the truth is emerging about the systematic sexual abuse of children by members of the British government.
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I'm a web developer & photographer in DC. I have a bachelor's degree in political science, with a minor in journalism, from George Washington University.

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