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It’s not over…BP mess still with us.

Wall Street Journal reports that there is still plenty of oil left in the Gulf of Mexico, lodged in the sediment. But, eight months after…

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Once upon a time, USA was the good guys

The Defense Department has posted documents regarding the treatment of detainees at Guantanamo Bay. One that is particularly disturbing is an interview with an unnamed…

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PolitiFact’s Lie of the Year

From St.Petersburg Times: A GOP strategist developed a brilliant and powerful attack on President Obama’s health care reform plan, urging party leaders to call it…

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Who is WikiLeaks guy?

The New Yorker published last June this article on Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, and his mission for total transparency. It gives a fascinating insight into…

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Feinberg admits transparency issue

ProPublica: Ken Feinberg, head of the Gulf Coast Claims Facility that is handling the BP claims process, has admitted his process is plagued with opaque…

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Fox News boss’s not so fair & balanced email

Media Matters reports that Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon sent an email to his reporters last December questioning the “veracity of climate change…

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Nodine Trial: Friend says Downs warned Nodine might kill her

The second week of the murder trial of former county commissioner Stephen Nodine had testimony from more technical experts, friends of both Nodine and the…

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Drug kingpin sentenced in Pensacola

As much as some people scoff at the thought of a Mexican mafia in the Pensacola area, Alejandrino Popoca, 33, of Foley, Ala.was sentenced last…

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State budget gap grows, up to $2.5B

Gov.-elect Rick Scott will meet with state economists today. The latest estimates have the budget shortfall increasing to $2.5 billion, up from $1.5 billion a…

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