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What the US Army and cults have in common

Bait and Switch, aggressive recruiting tactics, and a lack of ethics. The son of a single mum was virtually kidnapped, kept in seclusion and forced to sign up. At about 3:30 in the morning, Alex was awakened in the motel and fed a little something. Twelve hours later, without further sleep or food, he had taken a battery of tests… Read more →

Incisive article on airport security in America

Slate writer Christopher Hitchens tells us all again about the stupidity of airport security. He calls it “collective punishment of the law-abiding”. Apparently a spokesman for the TSA said that: the average peak wait time at [airport] checkpoints has dropped a minute … to about 12 minutes From every other report of queueing at American airports I’ve seen, this seems… Read more →

George Bush attacks Bob the Builder

From the transcript of GW’s press conference from 31 April 2005 – asked about the Amnesty International report on the handling of detainees. It seemed like to me they based some of their decisions on the word of — and the allegations — by people who were held in detention, people who hate America, people that had been trained in… Read more →

How Homeland Security treats muslim Americans

This is a harrowing story about the treatment of several muslims teenagers who went to a conference in Toronto called “Reviving the Islamic Spirit” last December. They were kept for about 6 hours at a border checkpoint, on the way home. “I knew at that point that this was going to be an ordeal,” Hassan says. “My baby sister was… Read more →

Bush is a drug-fucked nutcase

It appears that G.W is the same as Nixon or Reagan, in terms of his mental instability. His use of drugs to control depression and erratic behavior is an indication of deeper problems. Quote from the article: “President Bush is an untreated alcoholic with paranoid and megalomaniac tendencies,” Dr. Frank adds. and another: One long-time GOP political consultant who –… Read more →

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