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April 21, 2014

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Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

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Tthere is but one crime for which anyone in America's national security state can be held accountable in a court of law, and that's leaking information that might put those in it in a bad light or simply let the American public know something more about what its government is really doing.

Really, David Brooks?

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Lawmakers Call For Tighter Sanctions On Russia

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Warren Focuses On Working Family Woes In New Book

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