Saturday, August 11, 2012

Daily Blend: Saturday, August 11, 2012

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  • New WikiLeaks [pictured] whopper: Leaked emails expose TrapWire, secret U.S.-wide surveillance system that monitors everyone, anytime, anyplace, for “persons of interest”.

  • Welcome to Meridian, Mississippi, where (predominately Black) schoolchildren are sent directly to prison for skipping class, improper clothes, and “disrespect”.
    (via @ebertchicago)

  • Give up, NOM: You know you’re tanking hard when you resort to passing your own paid staffers for supporters.
    (via Joe. My. God.)

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