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A More Secure and Anonymous ProPublica Using Tor Hidden Services

<b>Update, January 15:</b> Our configuration has been updated; the walkthrough now notes that you can use Unix sockets for HiddenServicePort.There’s a new …

“They see themselves as heroes. Instead people are saying they’re manipulating American politics”: Jane Mayer on the method behind the Koch brothers’ brilliant madness

Jane Mayer, author of “Dark Money,” tells Salon how billionaires funded the radical right, remade American politics<p>Jane Mayer is the best reporter we have, period. In one truly essential book after another, she gets behind the scenes and to the real truth of the most important stories -- and the …

Christian America is an invention: Big business, right-wing politics and the religious lie that still divides us

The idea of “one nation under God” is a modern one — and does not date back to the Founding Fathers<p>When he ran for the White House, Texas governor George W. Bush took a similarly soft approach, though one that came from the right. A born-again Christian, he shared Bill Clinton’s ability to discuss …

My thoughts on FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

No surprise that FIFTY SHADES OF GREY opened big this weekend. There was tremendous curiosity about whether this masterfully written book could …

Shades of Grey

Put the evil bastards on trial: The case for trying Bush, Cheney and more for war crimes

The evidence for the prosecution is clear. Human decency requires putting the Bush administration on trial<p><i>“There is no longer any doubt as to whether the current administration has committed war crimes. The only question that remains to be answered is whether those who ordered the use of torture</i> …

“Utterly indefensible”: Paul Krugman slams Congress for allowing banks to gamble with taxpayer money

Economist blasts provision of cromnibus rolling back financial reform<p>For a good while last week, it appeared that an odd-bedfellows coalition of Tea Party conservatives and progressive populists stood a good chance of scuttling a massive spending bill funding most of the government through the …

Make this monster pay a price: Why we needed to hear from Dick Cheney one last time

<b>(NBC News)</b><p>He’s the horrible face of American torture. Here’s why Cheney’s defense of his war crimes was important to record<p>Joan Walsh<p>December 15, 2014 4:20pm (UTC)<p>Former Vice President Dick Cheney’s time is about up, in many senses. For a Republican Party trying to look forward, he shouldn’t be a …

Dick Cheney’s grotesque legacy: Why the record is so much worse than reported

He was an unpopular VP, whom history won’t remember kindly. But this is Dick Cheney’s real contribution to America<p>As many of us wade through the horror of the Senate torture report, it's hard not to think back to a time when the man who ran the country explained to us in plain language what he was …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

RVs

Articles about 12 tips clutter free home office on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are in the air.<p>An architect reimagines an outdated brick garage by designing a graceful new family home atop its foundation.<p>Of …

Real Estate

“Absolutely moronic”: Inside the mind of a Tea Party Senate candidate

Joe Miller tells Salon about “religious apartheid,” discrimination and his opaque stance on the Civil Rights Act<p>After shocking pundits in a Tea Party-fueled primary upset in 2010, only to lose to incumbent Lisa Murkowski’s write-in campaign that November, Joe Miller is now running in another GOP …

Dick Cheney’s dark legacy: It’s his world, we’re just living in it

Torture, secrecy, military adventurism. Dick Cheney, more than anyone else, set the course for America after 9/11<p>If you’re a man of principle, compromise is a bit of a dirty word.<br>-- Dick Cheney, 2013<p><b>1. “We Ought to Take It Out”</b><p>In early 2007, as Iraq seemed to be slipping inexorably into chaos and …

Here's a first look....

at the cover of my new book:<p>...coming to a Kindle or ebook near you!<p>If there's a genre of "Comedy Noir" it fits into that category. MUST KILL TV is a …

The Colbert Report

About the Show<p>The Colbert Report<p>As America's most fearless purveyor of "truthiness," Stephen Colbert shines a light on ego-driven punditry, moral …

Comedy

Dead dolphins might be trying to tell us something

“When our bottlenose dolphins are not healthy, it may very well indicate that our ecosystem is not healthy”<p>Up and down the East Coast, dolphins are dying at a rate seven times higher than usual. Right now, it seems likely that an infectious pathogen's to blame, Susan Barco, research coordinator for …