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Scott’s transition teams make bold recommendations

….is Pensacola Mayor-elect Ashton Hayward’s team watching Gov-elect Rick Scott’s transition teams? Scott’s groups have made some bold recommendations: Education: Massive restructuring of education that…

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The Daily Beast 2010 Political Awards

From the tears of John Boehner and the resurrection of Harry Reid; Virginia Thomas’ voicemail and Eric Massa’s tickling, 2010 was a long, strange trip….

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Palast arrested

BP-controlled police arrested investigative reporter Greg Palast in Azerbaijan. I interview Greg Palast, who investigated BP’s ties to the Exxon-Valdez disaster, for my cover story:…

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Scott’s advisors make recommendations

From Palm Beach News: Here are some suggestions from Scott’s advisers: Shut down A.G. Holley Hospital in Lantana. Privatize Florida’s three state mental health hospitals….

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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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