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Listening to the ultra right currently getting paranoid about re-education camps reminds me of what some of the ultra left said during the Nixon, Reagan, and Bush regimes, that concentration camps were being planned. Didn’t happen, did it?

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Inside Obama’s bank CEOs meeting

Politico The bankers struggled to make themselves clear to the president of the United States. But President Barack Obama wasn’t in a mood to hear them out. He stopped the conversation and offered a blunt reminder of the public’s reaction to such explanations. “Be careful how you make those statements, gentlemen. The public isn’t buying […]

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Source440. Where musicians share their skills by video

Our friend Catherine Goldwyn who runs, a nonprofit providing contemporary music training and education to children in underserved areas in Los Angeles, is a co-partner in the just-launched Source440, a website where musicians can share their skills by uploading video lessons. Source440 is “about sharing information and making musical knowledge free for anyone who […]

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Google Voice

Google Voice is about to launch, it is “one phone number for all your phones, for life.” Give one phone number out, and then route the calls to wherever you want. It has texting, voicemail transcription, ability to route specific numbers to certain phones or voicemail, conference calls, cheap international rates – and it’s free. […]

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Computer surveillance by CIA?

We welcome Josh “UJ” Mull as a Polizeros contributor. In the early morning hours of Tuesday, March 3, I was doing some research for the latest episode of Alive in Baghdad, specifically looking for Iraqi reactions to President Obama’s speech announcing the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. One of the reactions I came across […]

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Time to stop hyperventilating…

From Brad DeLong, who also notes. By this evening 3/4 of American Jews will have voted for a guy whose middle name is Hussein: if we cannot use this lever for good in the Middle East, we do not deserve to be a superpower.

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