Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Daily Blend: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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Scott Van Duzer bear-hugging President Obama
Scott Van Duzer bear-hugging President Obama
  • Glenn Greenwald on Democrats’ Gitmo hypocrisy: “In the hierarchy of evil, consigning someone who has been convicted of nothing to a cage year after year after year, until they die, is high up on the list.

  • Speaking of government evil, a new Human Rights Watch report reveals that Bush-era torture techniques were even more widespread than was thought, including in helping Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi (you know, who U.S. government all heroically helped topple only a few years later for all of its human rights abuses that the U.S. totally didn’t have any part in whatsoever).

  • Missouri lawmakers override Governor Nixon’s (D) veto of a bill that would allow employers to eliminate birth control coverage.

  • Florida Republican pizzeria owner who gave the Secret Service a collective heart attack by bear-hugging President Obama [pictured] is now being boycotted – an effort that’s falling hilariously flat.
    (via Right Wing Watch & @KyellGold)

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