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Penny Lane: Gitmo’s Other Secret CIA Facility

(WASHINGTON) — In the early years after 9/11, the CIA turned some Guantanamo Bay prisoners into double agents then sent them home to help the U.S. kill terrorists, current and former U.S. officials said. The CIA promised the prisoners freedom, safety for their families and millions of dollars from the agency’s secret accounts. Show More Summary

CIA Converted Gitmo Prisoners Into al Qaeda-Infiltrating Double Agents

According to a report in the Associated Press, the CIA converted prisoners at Guantanamo Bay into double agents trained to help the U.S. assassinate terrorists in the prisoner's home country. In exchange, the double agents received millions of dollars paid from the agency's secret accounts. Show More Summary

'Homeland' Recap: Brody Embarks on a New and Possibly Final Mission

The final piece of Saul's plan is revealed this week, and whether or not you like the twist of Carrie going into an asylum to become a double agent, or the idea of making Javati a double agent too, will factor into whether or not you buy this final twist. Show More Summary

God’s Double Agent: The Dramatic Story of Forced Abortion Opponent Bob Fu

Let me warn you, if you pick up Bob Fu’s amazing story of his defiance of the Chinese government and his escape from China, you won’t be putting it down. Every day, millions of Chinese Christians are willing to face poverty, prison, separation from loved ones, even death for the sake of Jesus. One of […]

God’s double agent: The dramatic story of Bob Fu

by Eric Metaxas November 15, 2013 (BreakPoint) - Every day, millions of Chinese Christians are willing to face poverty, prison, separation from loved ones, even death for the sake of Jesus. One of those Christians is a man named Bob Fu, who now lives in the United States. His new book, “God's Double Agent,”…

ABC's 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' Grows by Double Digits Across the 18-34 Demos

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (8-9pm – 7.7 million and 2.7/8 in AD18-49): Holding even in viewers and pacing within 1-tenth of the prior week’s Fast Affiliate numbers

Amazing Race's Chester and Ephraim: We Don't Regret Taking the Double Connection

Chester and Ephraim went from first place to a more dubious Amazing Race first on Sunday's episode: After a booking mistake by a ticket agent and a string of flight delays set them back nearly 24 hours, the former Houston Texans teammates became the first team to get eliminated in an airport before even having a chance to do the tasks. Show More Summary

TV: Strike Back: “Season 3, Episodes 7 And 8” 

“We’re all just pieces on a board. That’s all.” Damien Scott says this just after he’s been turned into a pawn in Leo Kamali’s life as a double—or triple, or quintuple—agent working with Al-Zuhari, and just before Kamali risks his own life to stop Al-Zuhari’s planned biological attack. Show More Summary

Fox Options a Batman Prequel TV Show Set In Gotham, So That’s Happening

last yearHumor : Geekosystem

Between Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Flash, and Arrow, Network TV producers have been doubling down on comic franchises in a big way -- which makes sense, since nobody really watches network TV and they need a gimmick to get us in. Now Fox has gotten its hands on the biggest gimmick of all: the Dark Knight.

Scientists discover possible way to turn fungus from foe to friend

Candida albicans is a double agent: In most of us, it lives peacefully, but for people whose immune systems are compromised by HIV or other severe illnesses, it is frequently deadly. Now a new study from Johns Hopkins and Harvard Medical School shows how targeting a specific fungal component might turn the fungus from a lion back into a kitten. Show More Summary

'Sleepy Hollow' Recap: Ichabod and Abbie Go On a Witch Hunt

When we last left the dashing Revolutionary War double agent Ichabod Crane, he had been resurrected after 250 years, thrown in jail for what boiled down to jaywalking and learned he and Lt. Abbie Mills are all that stand between humanity and the apocalypse. Show More Summary

Utah brokerage doubles as designer

A Salt Lake City boutique brokerage, doubling as an interior design and staging firm, focuses on learning what clients want in a home and then helps them, with the talents of its six design-minded agents, interior designer and owner, find...

Bradley Manning Verdict: Double Standards and Misplaced Priorities

The government was zealous in its prosecution of Manning, but is all-too forgiving when it comes to government officials and agents responsible for grave human rights violations.

Should A Home Buyer Use The Listing Agent?

Double Dipping Home Buyers should be aware of what Dual Agency means specifically to them and the purchase of a house or condo.   In the real estate business we refer to this as “double dipping.” It has been written … Continue reading...Show More Summary

According to Len McCluskey, Britain has more millionaire bankers than the whole of the EU combined – another reason to vote Conservative

Is Len McCluskey a Conservative Party double agent? I'm not just thinking of the brouhaha over Falkirk and the subsequent row about Labour Party funding. This afternoon he has been helpfully drawing attention to the fact that the City of London is still the financial centre of the European Union. "More bankers in Britain earned [...]

Immigration Bill Would Create Radically Militarized Border

2 years agoNews : Truthdig

There’s a worm in the long-awaited immigration reform bill approved by the Senate on Thursday. The number of border agents will double to 40,000, drone use will expand and 700 miles of border fencing will go up. The chiefs of two immigrant advocacy groups weigh in.

The Interesting World Of Informers & Infiltrators Around The U.S.

Infiltrators, informers and double agents have always existed. There are a series of cases, popular news or happenings that can confirm it. Secret plans are no longer secret, unless someone from above wants to. With such ideas in mind, face-to-face communication seems to be the modern way to keep the information secret.

How to Get a Book Deal: Part 3 – Get Thee An Agent

2 years agoArts / Writing : Write to Done

Agent By Kelly Diels of Cleavage Josh Hanagarne has some serious blog juju. World’s Strongest Librarian is only seven months old, but traffic doubles each month; writing furiously helps Hanagarne muscle through Tourette’s Syndrome; ‘his...Show More Summary

Kristol: Corker-Hoeven Border Amendment 'Not A Serious Public-Policy Proposal'

The Weekly Standard's Bill Kristol threw cold water on the Corker-Hoeven amendment to the immigration bill because it's "not a serious public-policy proposal." The amendment would double the amount of border-security agents, adding about...Show More Summary

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