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In the Senate, an overhaul of domestic spying operations is on the line.
The Neocon Plan for War and More War
Exclusive: A major test for President Obama is whether he will – in the face of the Republican midterm victories – submit to neocon demands for more wars in the Middle East and a costly Cold War with Russia or finally earn the Nobel Peace Prize that he got at the start of his presidency, writes Robert Parry.
Ten things we learned this week
Aisha Gani runs through the key stories of this week Star Wars: The Force Awakens has completed principal photography. #StarWarsVII #TheForceAwakens pic.twitter.com/mFTP9YbKNN Continue reading...
Obama still unmoved after ‘ass-whuppin’
As critical budget and security issues loom, the president’s refusal to acknowledge the legitimacy of Tuesday’s result bodes ill indeed for the months to come.
Obama In Star Wars-Star Trek Mix-Up
Barack Obama has angered nerds after appearing to confuse Star Wars and Star Trek during a news conference. The president told reporters he would not perform a "Jedi mind meld" on Congress' top two Republicans in an effort to reach a deal on the US budget.
Obama Mixes Star Wars, Star Trek for ‘Jedi Mind Meld’
This is what happens when you have J.J. Abrams directing both “Star Wars” and “Star Trek.” In a briefing about sequestration Friday, when asked about keeping Congressional leaders in a room until a deal can be reached, President Obama mixed his sci ...