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Will Durst: Bolting Colts

In which our intrepid correspondent appreciates the arrival of race season.   Now read this:Will Durst: Hoosier Daddy? (Apr 3, 2015) Will Durst: Bush V Clinton II (Mar 20, 2015) Will Durst: E Is For Evidence (Mar 15, 2015) Will Durst: Up Is Down (Feb 20, 2015) Will Durst: The New Tar Pits (Feb 13, [...]

Rand Paul Says He Flip-Flopped On Iran Because He’s Running For Office Now

"2007 was a long time ago and events do change over long periods of time," Paul said. The post Rand Paul Says He Flip-Flopped On Iran Because He’s Running For Office Now appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Will Durst: Hoosier Daddy?

In which our intrepid correspondent takes exception to the brouhaha going down in the Hoosier State.[su_center] Now read this:Jeb Flip-Flops On Indiana Law (Apr 2, 2015) Forgive Anti-Gay Memories Pizza, For They Know Not What They Do (Apr 2, 2015) Indiana Lawmakers Announce Changes To “Religious Freedom’ Law (Apr 2, 2015) ‘Religious Freedom’ Jesus Crow [...]

From Jakarta to the Jersey Shore

Jim Keady grew up in the comfortable confines of the Jersey Shore. But he also worked in an Indonesian sweatshop outside of Jakarta making sneakers for the American consumer. He's an athlete, a small business owner, and a single dad....Show More Summary

Will Durst: Crazy Cruzy

In which our intrepid correspondent gets excited over the sighting of the nominational robin. Now read this:Senate Floor 2016 Brawl (Mar 26, 2015) Conservatives Looking To Unite Behind Candidate Who Is Not Bush (Mar 26, 2015) Is The White House Worried That Ted Cruz Might ‘Repeal’ Common Core? (Mar 26, 2015) Ted Cruz Is Trying [...]

Podcast: Government Doesn’t Want Anyone to Know FBI Agents Can See They’re Creating Terrorists

On this week’s episode of the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast, the guest is Trevor Aaronson, contributing writer to The Intercept and executive director of the Florida Center of Investigative Reporting at the University of Miami. Aaronson wrote a feature on Sami Osmakac, a mentally ill Muslim man who was the target of an FBI sting operation [...]

Will Durst: Bush V Clinton II

In which our intrepid correspondent dreams a big dream. Now read this:Jeb: Eliminate Federal Minimum Wage Laws (Mar 18, 2015) That Story About Clinton Not Signing A State Department Exit Form Is Utter Horsesht (Mar 17, 2015) Public Reaction To Hillary Email Flap: ‘Meh…’ (Mar 17, 2015) Carville: Potential Hillary Rivals ‘Wasting Their Time’ (Mar [...]

Will Durst: E Is For Evidence

In which our intrepid correspondent tries to discretely address Hillary’s email problems. Now read this:Pat Cooper Rails On Hillary, Pelosi, But Usually Votes Democratic (Mar 14, 2015) Top Republicans Also Used Private Email (Mar 14, 2015) Numerous Officials Use Private Email For Government Business (Mar 13, 2015) [...]

Assembly Budget Committee Public Hearings

Yesterday, Bill Orr reported on the first of several public meetings of the Senate Budget Committee. This morning, its the Assembly's turn, with the first of several meetings; this one being held in Collingswood. Prior to the start of the session, I spoke with Chairman Gary Schaer: http://traffic.libsyn.com/bluejerseypodcast/Schaer.mp3

Interview: CIA Whistleblower John Kiriakou on How US Government Treats Whistleblowers in Prison

CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou is more than three weeks into an 86-day term on house arrest. He was released from a federal “correctional” institution in Loretto, Pennsylvania, in early February. Kiriakou pled guilty to violating the Intelligence Identities Protection Act (IIPA), but it was not until he spoke up about waterboarding being torture in an [...]

State Lawmaker Says Common Core Contributed To Children’s Deaths

South Dakota state Rep. Elizabeth May (R) claimed the Common Core State Standards was "part of the effect" of what caused the deaths. The post State Lawmaker Says Common Core Contributed To Children’s Deaths appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Will Durst: Up Is Down

In which our intrepid correspondent is confused by simple things like wright and rong. Now read this:Will Durst: The New Tar Pits (Feb 13, 2015) Will Durst: Misremembering (Feb 6, 2015) Will Durst: Red Velvet Ropes (Feb 1, 2015) Will Durst: The New Ice Age (Jan 25, 2015) Will Durst: Je Suis Hebdo (Jan 16, [...]

Kitzhaber resignation statement: We have left Oregon better than we found it.

The following is audio and text of Governor John Kitzhaber's statement of resignation. I am announcing today that I will resign as Governor of the State of Oregon. It is not in my nature to walk away from a job I have undertaken – it is to stand and fight for the cause. Show More Summary

Will Durst: The New Tar Pits

In which our intrepid correspondent weighs in on another sticky subject and manages to mangle it just like always. Now read this:Will Durst: Misremembering (Feb 6, 2015) Will Durst: Red Velvet Ropes (Feb 1, 2015) Will Durst: The New Ice Age (Jan 25, 2015) Will Durst: Je Suis Hebdo (Jan 16, 2015) Will Durst: 2015 [...]

Podcast: Baraa Shiban on US Drone Strikes, AQAP, the Houthis & the Power Vacuum in Yemen

Shiban joins the “Unauthorized Disclosure” podcast this week to talk about the latest developments in Yemen, including recent US drone strikes and the Houthi uprising.

Camera Work: What You Don’t know You Don’t Know

Later, I went to the library to pick up some material on hold, and discovered this book: “Information Doesn't Want To Be Free”, or more precisely, my SO fund it and handed to to me. That evening, instead of beginning to put today's post together, I read the first part of it. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Misremembering

In which our intrepid correspondent takes a trip down memory lane and completely forgets where the hell he is. Now read this:Will Durst: Red Velvet Ropes (Feb 1, 2015) Will Durst: The New Ice Age (Jan 25, 2015) Will Durst: Je Suis Hebdo (Jan 16, 2015) Will Durst: 2015 Semi-Solid Resolutions (Jan 10, 2015) Will [...]

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