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Inside the plot to kill JFK: The secret story of the CIA and what really happened in Dallas

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>The official narrative only gets more implausible, especially when you hear the stories of these secret super-spies<p>David Talbot<p>November 22, 2015 11:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America’s Secret Government”<p>Those resolute voices in …

Twitter Users Had a Field Day With Ben Carson's Mistake-Riddled U.S. Map

Twitter users had a field day with a flawed map of the United States released by Ben Carson’s campaign Tuesday night.<p>The map, which is meant to …

This is why they hate us: The real American history neither Ted Cruz nor the New York Times will tell you

We talk democracy, then overthrow elected governments and prop up awful regimes. Let’s discuss the actual history<p>The soi-disant Land of the Free and Home of the Brave has a long and iniquitous history of overthrowing democratically elected leftist governments and propping up right-wing dictators in …

The military’s secret military: Green Berets, Navy SEALs and the special ops you’ll never know about

A handful of elite soldiers are carrying out hush-hush missions across the globe, and their numbers are growing<p>You can find them in dusty, sunbaked badlands, moist tropical forests, and the salty spray of third-world littorals. Standing in judgement, buffeted by the rotor wash of a helicopter or …

This is why they have such hate: Coulter, Trump, Carson and the real history behind right-wing intolerance

Ann Coulter’s tweet — and the GOP race — sheds frightening light on the deep archetypes of American conservatism<p>Is Ann Coulter an anti-Semite? What’s interesting to me about Coulter’s notorious tweet (“How many f---ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States?”) isn’t what it does …

The Duggars Are Reportedly Broke And Begging Their Fans To Donate Cash

After the cancellation of TLC’s <i>19 Kids and Counting</i>, the Duggar family lost an ungodly amount of income. Estimates say their financial house will lose $25 million in future earnings, since the family received $45,000 per episode. This won’t stop the family from continuing to churn out kids. Josh …

Yes, White People, It Is About You

“Ready to get uncomfortable with us?” asked the official MTV Twitter account on Wednesday, preparing its audience for the documentary <i>White People</i>, …

Antonin Scalia is unfit to serve: A justice who rejects science and the law for religion is of unsound mind

The justice claims to be an originalist, but his real loyalty is to religion and a phony man in the sky<p>Readers of this column already know that faith-derangement syndrome has stricken the highest levels of the executive branch of government, afflicting President Obama and virtually all his …

Jon Stewart vs Sean Hannity: We all know who the real “sanctimonious jackass” is

Oh, how funny it is when a Fox News blowhard tries to take down “The Daily Show” and just embarrasses himself<p>On Wednesday, Sean Hannity, the right-wing host of Fox News' "Hannity" weeknight program, had two pieces of big news.<p>First, he claimed that his coverage of spring break excesses in Panama …

Bill Maher, American hero: Laughing at religion is exactly what the world needs

Maher’s stances get him called a bigot. We should thank him instead, for taking a necessary battle to the faithful<p>Bill Maher, the host of HBO’s "Real Time," is a shining beacon of the New American Enlightenment, radiant with goodness and hope.<p>But first, a bit of background.<p>No matter what anyone …

Bobby Jindal just splintered the GOP: The unholy alliance between Fox News and the 1 percent can no longer stand

Wall Street and religious right were a winning team — for the rich. Now evangelicals want their share. Look out!<p>Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s op-ed in the New York Times marks the whimpering end of an unholy alliance. The letter itself was a ham-handed attempt to capture the 2016 evangelical vote …

The Tea Party will never understand the Constitution: What the right misses about its favorite document

GOP candidates constantly invoke the Constitution. A Yale Law professor reveals what they all fail to understand<p>With the 2016 election cycle having kicked into first-gear already, any American who hasn't inured themselves to the monotonous (and often ultimately meaningless) repetition of the word …