Tim Crïsologo

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Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

8 US soldiers whose horrific crimes got them less time than Manning

The US military justice system has a mixed record when it comes to punishing its own<p>Daniel DeFraia<p>August 27, 2013 12:20pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>The United States military last week convicted former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, who now goes by Chelsea, of …

US gun homicides at 20-year low, surveys say

<b>Gun homicides in the United States have fallen sharply since peaking in 1993, two studies have found.</b><p>The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics said firearms-related homicides had dropped to 11,101 in 2011 from 18,253 - a reduction of 39%.<p>Meanwhile, the Pew Research Center found gun homicides fell to …

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Edward Snowden's Father: My Son Has Betrayed His Government, Not The American People

Meanwhile, Ecuadorean officials say Russian authorities have stymied the country's efforts to approve a political asylum application from the former National Security Agency systems analyst, according to government officials with direct knowledge of the case. Their accounts further complicate the …

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Hundreds of thousands of guns unaccounted for in the US

<b>(defpicture via Shutterstock)</b><p>The ATF’s latest findings are horrifying. Scarier still? The true figure is likely much higher<p>Michael Winship<p>June 29, 2013 12:15pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com.<p>Back in January, a month after the Newtown school slayings and just a few days before …

Contra George Mitchell, NSA Surveillance Is Not a Minor Issue

The former Senate majority leader suggested that controversies over surveillance, the IRS and Benghazi are distractions.<p>Reuters<p>In an item yesterday, I praised the considerable accomplishments and reflectiveness of statesman George Mitchell. I also noted that I often disagree with his politics …

GOP and the Voting Rights Act: Can these Republicans do the right thing?

<b>Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Michele Bachmann (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/Joshua Lott)</b><p>Once upon a time, brave Republicans helped make the Voting Rights Act law. Its future depends on similar courage<p>Gary May<p>June 29, 2013 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Now that the Supreme Court has severely weakened the …

Machiavelli doesn’t belong to the 1 percent

<b>(Shutterstock/wjarek)</b><p>“The Prince” is oft-quoted on Wall Street, but its author was a hero of the working class who despised elites<p>Chris Maisano<p>June 29, 2013 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Jacobin.<p>I keep a portrait of Machiavelli over my desk at work — an interior design choice …

Obama Compares Nelson Mandela to George Washington

Although President Obama will not get a chance to see Nelson Mandela on his trip to South Africa, he is using his historic visit to pay tribute to …

GLENN GREENWALD: The NSA Can Store 'One Billion Cell Phone Calls Every Single Day'

The National Security Agency can store one billion phone calls each day.<p>Speaking to a raucous audience via Skype on Friday, Greenwald said the NSA's "brand-new technology" gives it the power to "redirect into its own repositories one billion cell phone calls every single day."<p>"But what we're really …

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Report: US Bugged Offices And Spied On Internal Networks Of European Union

Der Spiegel quoted from a September 2010 "top secret" U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) document that it said fugitive former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had taken with him, and the weekly's journalists had seen in part.<p>The document outlines how the NSA bugged offices and spied on EU internal …

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4 New Slides Of The NSA's PRISM Spying Program Have Been Published

The slides — given to the Post by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden— show more detail of the flow of information from private companies to the NSA, how the information was analyzed, and how many people were targeted by the PRISM program.<p>The new slides show more details of NSA's possible "direct …

Obama's Shift Toward Communitarianism

Barack Obama was never going to be a champion of civil liberties; he leads a very old and quickly growing strain of the Democratic Party that …

The Age Of Obama: A Strong Government and a Weak America

The age of Obama, writes Lloyd Green, is mandated health care, crony capitalism, and first-family TV spots as a modern iteration of bread and …

Is Abraham Lincoln the Most Unifying President in U.S. History?

Southerners think so at roughly the same rate as other Americans.<p>Americans consider themselves to be members of a divided nation, according to the new poll released by <i>The Atlantic</i> and The Aspen Institute. As Bob Cohn notes, "Every day we hear about how society is splitting apart -- a polarized …

How The NSA Collects Your Internet Data In Four Charts

When it blew the lid open on the NSA domestic spying scandal in conjunction with the Guardian, the Washington Post released the first batch of slides …

How The NSA Collects Contents Of Internet Traffic In Four Charts

Last night, WaPo released the latest batch of slides given to it by Edward Snowden who appears to have been very busy downloading as much internal NSA info as he could, during his three months at Booz. This time we learn all about the PRISM "tasking" process - or the detail of how the NSA goes …

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